have dealt with hard life or just settled down rearing families. For so many reasons, nursingcareer²for some²terminates there, which should not be.Why is it that even universities have started to limit accepting nursing enrollees due tooverpopulation of out-of-work nursing graduates, the government's need for ideal healthcaresystem is still unmet? The answer would be²it is a matter of competition! In the Filipinocontext, it goes,
"Matira ang matibay."
As with the student admission criteria of one hundredeleven medical schools in the United States, education programs and requirements filter nursingstudents meticulously
eynolds, W.Scott, P.A.,& Austin W., 2000).Spouse
depicts the student nurses¶ need to develop multi-tasking skillsemotionally, mentally, and physically as they are caught between the cultures of clinical areas, peer driven university life and home. The conflicts arising from these settings create adisharmony, which
believes for some, may undermine nursing as a career choice. Aside from it, it is not new to hear stories about taking the course with the dictate of themother in exchange for the big Dollar sign neither a complaint for expensive matriculations anda shelf of three-kilogram-books. According to Rep. Satur Ocampo, ³Low and inappropriate budget of DOH for 2009 now pegged at 28.9 billion still does not address the problem of theexodus of nurses in the country´
It is one of the major sicknesses of thecountry¶s healthcare system which puts down the field. But with the growing population andhigh expectancies of quality care and competence, nurses should be skillful in integratingtheoretical frameworks, as well as nursing philosophy, into real life situations so that high qualitycare can be delivered and optimal health will be met and promoted. Nursing is an art, an art of caring. Nurses are much involved in lots of health teachingsand interventions; and are expected to portray a variety of roles. Be it as an educator,communicator, caregiver, counselor, advocate or as a leader, a nurse should possess a well-defined body of knowledge and expertise in the field especially on actual scenarios
Student nurses may be perceived as trainees, yet it is far apart from that thought. Itis incorporating oneself to and embracing the vocation of helping and providing care in order for mastery and dedication to be more likely.The developmental educative process in nursing is a sophisticated and complexcombination of scientific, logical, humanitarian, communicative, experiences and psychomotor skills, designed to consolidate abilities to produce ³knowledgeable doers´
Greenwood 2003,Sajiwandani 2000, Slevin 1992, Cheung 1992).
Nursing students at this point of time should be cautious whether they have delivered or could deliver appropriate care. They have to be very vigilant because they deal with a lot of toxicthings every single day
It is not anymore in a classroom setting, it is more of reallife situations. When at the area, there is no room for mistakes. No more dummies. No moretrials.The reflective process enables the students to gain a sense of proportion. Whileresearched academic study underpins practice, there are frequently qualifications made bynursing staff about ward performed procedures, stating ³real-life´ situations employ differingmethods to those taught in the class room. These instances challenge student¶s assumptions and provide impetus for further clinical reflective investigation
Spouse 2003, cited by Greenwood