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Enrolled Nursing: Nursing Practice

Managing Personal Stressors

"any factor that threatens the health of the body or has an adverse effect on its functioning, such as injury, disease, overwork, or worry. The existence of one form of stress tends to diminish resistance to other forms. Constant stress brings about changes in the balance of hormones in the body." Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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Reflect & Improve

"the process of critically considering one’s own professional practice during or after events in order to review one’s values and to understand the emotions and reasons behind one’s actions and decisions and the effect of those actions and decisions on others. Reflection is seen as essential to developing and maintaining ethical medical practice." Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)

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Primary health care

"health care provided by general practitioners or other health professionals to whom patients seeking medical treatment have direct access and to whom they can usually self-refer." A Dictionary of Nursing (7 ed.)

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