Freslyn Lim

About Freslyn Lim

I am a Registered Nurse currently taking my PhD in Nursing. I earned my Masters in Nursing major in Nursing Administration in March 2011 and had my clinical experience as Staff Nurse in the ICU, Pediatrics and NICU. I am presently a nurse educator/clinical instructor.

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Emotional Intelligence of Nurses

Emotional intelligence of nurses are affected by age, gender, and length of experience. All of these can influence the level of Emotional Intelligence in individuals. Which of these factors affect your EI? Age As we mature, emotional intelligence can develop. This is probably the reason why older people tend to have higher emotional intelligence. This […]

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New Nursing Role: The Clinical Nurse Leader

How can nurses today be more competent in applying evidence-based nursing care at the bedside?  Health care reimbursement in America moves from “pay for service” to “pay for performance.”  As the nursing profession continues to promote quality and safety as well as efficiency and cost effectiveness, new options among the entry-level master’s degrees arise in […]

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Pursuing a Career as Nurse Educator

Nurse Educators shape many nursing students’ lives in this planet and they are the guardians of the nursing profession’s standards. It is never an easy job but it can be the most fulfilling career any qualified registered nurse can pursue. The future nurses become the reflection of today’s nurse educators. Perhaps you can take part […]

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Are You In or Out?

What must happen to the nursing profession in 2015 or beyond? What could happen to your nursing career? If you belong to the baby boomer generation, you’ll probably think about how to start your retirement years. If you belong to the generation X or Y (the Millennials), then perhaps you are wondering about the DNP […]

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The Cancer Patient’s Sibling and the Pediatric Oncology Nurse

“Each time my younger sister cries for the pain she feels, it felt like there’s a blade slicing my heart. I would go to the comfort room and tears uncontrollably fall from my eyes because I cannot bear seeing my little sister suffer from the intense pain brought about by the untamed effects of cancer.” […]

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Assertiveness in the Nursing Profession can Save Lives

On your way back to the ICU from your afternoon coffee break, you heard from the paging system a call for emergency medical response. You immediately responded by going to the area and found the medical resident and the consultant trying to intubate the cyanotic female client who suddenly had an arrest. Looking at the […]

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The Experienced Nurse in Role Transition

With the growth of the Nursing Profession and the development of many expanded roles, nurses of the 21st Century make frequent career moves. Some experienced nurses find themselves in lateral transfers by the administration within the same organization they serve while others take new positions in either the same organization or a completely new company. […]

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Vital Tips in Choosing a Nursing Career

What do you hope to achieve in the future? What opportunities do you have right now for college entry? What family and work obligations are you handling? What are your financial considerations right now? Are you considering a career shift? What must you know about your choices before you make your informed decision? It is […]

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Upholding The Standards of Nursing as a Profession

To some people nursing is a profession that requires continuous reading and keeping up with technology. Others view it as a holy and noble profession because it gives services directly to people in various humane ways. Some people believe that nursing is an honorable profession that requires sacrifice and great responsibilities. Sadly, there are some […]

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When we Care for Little Angels at NICU

Family centered approach to care fosters positive relationship between the families and health care team in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This type of approach affects the overall well being of families and their preterm infant especially during infant’s confinement. It allows for development of good rapport and trust between clients and the NICU […]

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