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Nursing in Australia Catholic religious institutes were influential in the development of Australian nursing, founding many of Australia's hospitals — the Irish Sisters of Charity were first to arrive in and established St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney in as a free hospital for the poor.
They and other orders like the Sisters of Mercyand in aged care the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary and Little Sisters of the Poor founded hospitals, hospices, research institutes and aged care facilities around Australia.
Enrolled nurses may initiate some oral medication orders with a specific competency now included in national curricula but variable in application by agency.
Registered nurses hold a university degree enrolled nurses can progress to registered nurse status and do get credit for previous study Nurse practitioners have started emerging from postgraduate programs and work in private practice.
Mental health nurses must complete further training as advanced mental health practitioners in order to administer client referrals under the Mental Health Act. Enrolled and registered nurses are identified by the department of immigration as an occupational area of need, although registered nurses are always in shorter supply, and this increases in proportion with specialization.
In there were a number of rolling industrial actions around the country, culminating when five thousand Victorian nurses went on strike for eighteen days. The hospitals were able to function by hiring casual staff from each other's striking members, but the increased cost forced a decision in the nurses' favor  European Union[ edit ] In the European Union, the profession of nurse is regulated.
A profession is said to be regulated when access and exercise is subject to the possession of a specific professional qualification.
The regulated professions database contains a list of regulated professions for nurse  in the EU member states, EEA countries and Switzerland. Iran[ edit ] Nursing educational program in Iran is similar to the nursing educational program in other countries from some aspects.
Holding secondary school diploma and passing the entrance exam is necessary for the admission in this course. Entrance exam to governmental universities and Azad University is held on separate basis. Duration of associate degree course of operating room and anesthesia is 2 years, bachelor's degree in nursing is 4 years and master's degree in nursing is 2- 2.
In the beginning, nursing educational program was the part of medical educational program. On the basis of this structure, the nurse follows the instruction of physician without any question.
Nowadays, nursing educational program in Iran has been progressed and after the year considering the community base care, the nursing educational program also has changed.
At present nursing education is held in 43 governmental nursing colleges and 63 nursing colleges of Azad University. Governmental universities' students do not have to pay tuition fee, but in Azad University, which is a private university, the students must pay necessary expenses.
The PhD degree program is held only in governmental universities under the supervision of Ministry of Health and Ministry of Sciences. In bachelor's degree program, nursing students start the clinical work from 2nd term and pass till the completion of 6th term simultaneously with theoretical subjects.
At present nursing educational program in throughout Iran is the same and is compiled under the supervision of Supreme Council of Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education.
Nursing students take the theoretical subjects, training and internship courses in various sections of educational hospitals and hospitals that affiliated to universities. Students' learning, in clinical sections is performed under the direct supervision and guidance of nursing instructors, but in the final year, activities of students mainly performs under the supervision of nursing personnel and alternate supervision of nursing instructors.
Students, during the years of study have opportunity to create relation with patients in the various sections especially intensive care units and to achieve experiences. Students' progress in clinical environments is from simple issues toward harder issues.
At present practical nursing degree and associate degree Nursing Program has been canceled and Iranian nurses must hold bachelor's degree to work in Iran from accredited universities confirmed by the Ministry of Health. At present annually persons are graduated in the bachelor's degree program in nursing.
Practical Nurse A person who is holding secondary school diploma in nursing and have completed 2 years program in nursing and cooperate in activities of nurses in medical sections under the supervision of nurses. Nursing Assistant A person who is holding secondary school diploma and passing short term program for the execution of initial cares of patients under the supervision of nurses.
Operating Room Technician These persons after obtaining secondary school diploma and passing university's entrance exam and completing 2 years program are in charge of performing professional duties in operation room for preparing patients for surgery and necessary cooperation with surgeons at the time of surgery.
These persons by passing the exam are eligible to continue uncontinuous bachelor's degree course in nursing. Anesthesia Technician These persons after obtaining secondary school diploma and passing university's entrance exam and completing 2 years program in Anesthesia, are in charge of performing profession duties in the operating room in the field of anesthesia including preparing the patients for anesthesia and necessary cooperation with anesthesiologists at the time of operation.
These persons by passing exam are eligible to continue uncontinuous bachelor's degree course in nursing. Emergency medical technician These persons after obtaining secondary school diploma and passing entrance exam of university and obtaining technician diploma are in change of performing affairs including rendering first aid services to the patients and emergency victims resulting from accidents with motor vehicles, explosion, debris, falling from height, fractures, burns, poisonings, cuts, drowning, industrial accidents cutting of limbspatients with heart diseases and baby delivering.
Master in Nursing Nurses after obtaining bachelor's degree and passing the entrance exam are eligible to continue their study in geriatric nursing, pediatric nursing, medical surgical nursing, community health nursing, psychiatric nursing and nursing education. These persons after graduation mainly become in charge of nurses' education or management of medical sections.
Duration of this program is 2. At present annually persons are graduated in master's degree program in nursing. PhD in Nursing Nurses by holding master's degree after passing entrance exam, are eligible to continue their study in PhD in the field of Nursing.
Duration of this program is 4 years and the graduates mainly will work in educational and research sections.The Nursing Alliance for Quality Care (NAQC) has been managed by the American Nurses Association (ANA) since April Previously the NAQC was housed at The George Washington University School of Nursing since its inception.
It has become the "go to" organization in the field for advancing high-quality, patient-centered health care.
Vision. Create the healthiest nation in one generation. Mission. Improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status. What we do.
The American Public Health Association works to advance the health of all people and all communities. “I feel that all registered nurses, including advanced practice registered nurses, should be members of the Nebraska Nurses Association (NNA). NNA is the only organization that looks after the scope and professional practice of all 28, RNs in the state of Nebraska.
Improve health through informatics education, science and practice. AMIA aims to lead the way in transforming health care through trusted science, education, and the practice of informatics.
AMIA connects a broad community of professionals and students interested in informatics. History, Mission and Vision. History of Palm Beach County Chapter of the AACN. Beneficence: a moral obligation to promote good and prevent or remove harm; to promote welfare, health and safety of society and individuals in accordance with beliefs, values, © American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
To improve the health and welfare of all the infants, children and adolescents in the State of Georgia.