Good leaders, like good managers, provide vision, inspiration and direction (Morriss, Ely, & Frei, 2014). People want leaders who pursue goals and put emphasis on values (ethics) that are deemed important. People want leaders who respect and promote the dignity, autonomy, and self-esteem of their constituents. A job title doesn't make a person a leader. … Continue reading Top Ten Lines Lousy and Incompetent Managers Would Say
In our line of work, sometimes, self comes first before others.
December 18 marks the END of my TWO-YEAR RETURN SERVICE. Two years ago, I started working as a research assistant at Health Futures Foundation, Inc. Seven months after, I left the organization to become a staff nurse at the Philippine General Hospital. I believe I have completed my RSA and is now therefore "free" of … Continue reading RSA 2 of 2
VIOLENCE IN THE HOSPITAL EXISTS. We seldom talk about it because we think it's "part of the job" or that we "signed up for it". This is a skewed view of what nursing really is. Priority is given to patient care but self-care should be given equal importance. I believe violence in the hospital - … Continue reading Care for those who care
I agree that: 1) further research on Cannabis' efficacy and safety should be done under strict protocols (provided by national institutions) to ensure patient safety and safeguard public health. 2) any policy, especially public health policies, should be evidence-based. "UP Manila says 'NO' to Medical Cannabis Legalization" Download whole document: https://www.upm.edu.ph/node/2264
Pt asks about procedure Pt: Sabi nung nurse... Pre-res: Wag kayo maniwala sa nurses. Sa amin ka maniwala, sa mga gaya kong naka-white coat. Conversations like this support the misconception that nurses are dumb and "alila ng doktor". Maybe we could simply correct the wrong statement (if indeed it's wrong) and do away with statements … Continue reading No to HCP shaming
I keep a record of the most memorable lines I hear in PGH. Some aren't funny, of course, but they remain to have an impact on me up to this day. To celebrate my first anniversary in PGH (08/01/17), I share with you the top ten lines I overheard at the Department of Neurosciences as … Continue reading Top Ten Lines Overheard at the Department of Neurosciences