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Gil Wayne, BSN, R.N.

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Gil Wayne graduated in 2008 with a bachelor of science in nursing and during the same year, earned his license to practice as a registered nurse. His drive for educating people stemmed from working as a community health nurse where he conducted first aid training and health seminars and workshops to teachers, community members, and local groups. Wanting to reach a bigger audience in teaching, he is now a writer and contributor for Nurseslabs since 2012 while working part-time as a nurse instructor. His goal is to expand his horizon in nursing-related topics, as he wants to guide the next generation of nurses to achieve their goals and empower the nursing profession.

Sedentary Lifestyle

The nursing diagnosis Sedentary Lifestyle is defined as reports a habit of life that is characterized by low physical activity level. Learn about the nursing interventions, care plan goals, and related factors for the Sedentary Lifestyle nursing diagnosis.  

Noncompliance

Noncomplance: Behavior of person and/or caregiver that fails to coincide with a health-promoting or therapeutic plan agreed on by the person (and/or family and/or community) and health care professional.

Impaired Dentition

The nursing diagnosis Impaired Dentition is defined as a disruption in tooth development or eruption patterns or structural integrity of the teeth.

Nursing Theories and Theorists

In this guide for nursing theories, we aim to help you understand what comprises a nursing theory and its importance, purpose, history, types or classifications, and give you an overview through summaries of selected nursing theories.

Woman Fired After Working 20 Years as Hospital Nurse Without a License

The staff and administrators of the hospital in Jonquière, Quebec, were in disbelief when it was discovered that a woman who had been working as a nurse and caring for hospital patients for 20 years was a fraud.

Chronic Confusion

Chronic Confusion: an irreversible, long-standing, and/or progressive deterioration of intellect and personality characterized by decreased ability to interpret environmental stimuli, decreased capacity for intellectual thought processes, and manifested by disturbances of memory, orientation, and behavior.

Situational Low Self-Esteem

Situational Low Self-Esteem: Development of a negative perception of self-worth in response to current situation.

Bowel Incontinence

Bowel Incontinence: Change in normal bowel habits characterized by involuntary passage of stool.

Risk for Electrolyte Imbalance

Risk for Electrolyte Imbalance: At risk for change in serum electrolyte levels that may compromise health.

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