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Running head: PUBLIC HEALTH EVOLUTION PAPER 1 Immaculate Fuh West Coast University Nursing Evolution Fall Term 1 Nurs 340 Prof Sylvia Calrson
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PEDIATRICS NURSING 2 Current Theory and Clinical Class Fall 1 2018 was a very exciting as I was placed to fulfill my clinical rotation hours at the Nuclear Medicine Department of the Glendale Adventist Medical Center. I started off dreading what the experience would look like on the first day but as soon as it got busy, I developed the quest of wanting to learn more. This is one of my best clinical rotations because as nurses on the floor, we get lab results without knowing how the CT/Scan and nuclear medicine results are being obtained. I am confident that I will be graduating nursing school as a well -rounded nurse because I learnt how to operate the gamma cameras and the thyroid probe in nuclear medicine to being able to provide rational as to why each procedure is conducted the way it is and interpreting imaging results that nurses and doctors are dependent upon. Nuclear Medicine is the use of radioactive products such as isotopes for research, diagnosis and treatment purposes. There are several different type of nuclear medicine scans ranging from gall bladder scan, liver scan, lymph node scan, cardiac scan, bone scan, lung scan, WBCs scan, RBCs scan, Octreotide scan, GI Scan and thyroid scan, of which I was privileged to assist in every single one of them. Nuclear Medicine Department effectively uses Evidence Base Nursing principles of
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  • Summer '18
  • joy beckford
  • Nursing, Nuclear Medicine Department

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