Nursing is a responsibility to provide the best care regardless of the patient’s age, race, religion, sex, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or their past. A nurse must keep up to date on education and new processes in health-care, so they can provide the best care. As a nurse, you have promised to give each of your patients the best care that can possibly be given. Nurses must follow a code of ethics, to act safely, provide ethical care no matter how they feel about the patient or the reason they are in your care. Following this code of ethics shows your commitment to caring for people and society, it is a guide of ethics and standards to follow to keep everyone safe.
The care parents receive within a maternity hospital during the time of the diagnosis of the miscarriage through to follow up care is of vital importance. Effective clinical care delivered in a compassionate manor which is individualised to meet the needs of bereaved parents following second trimester miscarriage has the potential to impact positively on their experience. The Recommendations outlined below, in clinical practice, education for healthcare professionals and future research drawn from this study, are important steps towards improving future maternity care for this group of
The health and condition of our patients is where we give our full attention to. Nurses can help improve patient’s health and well being by linking social determinants of health to outcomes (Ref). Research has proven that social determinants of health such as homelessness can affect health outcomes (Ref).We want to give our best effort to help in the development in each individual to regain maximal functional status through independence and self care. We need to make sure that we reach our goals in our plan of care and making sure that we will do everything in our ability to be as healthy as possible and teach them how to maintain being healthy. While ensuring our patient’s health, we should be mindful of our health as nurses as well.
The NHS and their facilities and health professionals ensure that Ruth receives the physical care that is needed, which is crucial for her health and wellbeing. From the services of the NHS, I see that they are effective in providing Ruth’s needs and ensures that Ruth visits her GP regularly. Furthermore, the GP ensures that Ruth’s needs are met by ensuring there are no physical barriers that prevent Ruth from receiving care and make sure that she has her regular health checks so that her physical development and wellbeing is monitored and under control. The GP’s strength in minimising this barrier encourages Ruth’s positive development by allowing her and her family to be more aware of her condition and making sure her needs are
Transformational Leadership in Nursing Introduction Transformational Leadership is the moral ability of a person to make sound judgment and wise decision to influence and inspire others to perform the best outcome even in the critical situation. It is the ability to guide others not just in words, but also by example. Nurses are able to cultivate trust and harmony and establish good relationship with their patients and co-workers through effective and constant communication and intervention. They respond to the basic needs and expectation (Rousel, 2011), they set aside their personal interest for the benefit of their patients and the organization. Transformational leader promotes health care with genuine concern to consider the emotional sensitivity
Beach, Saha, and Cooper (2006) concisely summarize the prominence of cultural competency in the following manner: “Both patient-centeredness and cultural competence aim to improve health care quality, but each emphasizes different aspects of quality. The primary goal of the patient-centeredness movement has been to provide individualized care and restore an emphasis on personal relationships. It aims to elevate quality for all patients. Alternatively, the primary aim of the cultural competence movement has been to increase health equity and reduce disparities by concentrating on people of color and other disadvantaged populations” (p. 7). Culturally competent nurses advocates for patients regardless of cultural differences.
According to Bramhall (2014), Effective communication one of the basic skills of nursing staff, which enhances patient care. Add to this the communication plays an important role in showing empathy and thus it becomes easy for the patient to report positive experiences or even the bad ones. I think that the most important things are to communicate not only with the patient but also with healthcare team members. In addition, nurses need to be able to communicate successfully with all member of the health care providers and to provide and give the full information about the patient
Nurse leaders are one of the most important factors in creating a positive work environment (Dempsey& Reilly, 2016, para. 34). A positive work environment is a place where nurses feel valued and supported (2016, para. 34). A way nurse managers can improve the work environment for staff nurses is to ensure that there is appropriate staffing and that patient load is not only be based off of volume, but also based on patient acuity, the nurses experience, and skill set (2016, para.
Nosocomial Infections 2 Nosocomial Infections; The Nurse’s Role Makenzie Hancock Nursing Concepts II Mrs. Witcher March 20, 2018 Nosocomial Infections; The Nurse’s Role Nurses have very important roles when it comes to the safety and care of their clients. The main goal for a nurse is to help their client get better and stay healthy throughout their stay in the hospital. Being in contact with multiple clients means that nurses also must be the barrier of transporting pathogens from one clients room to another. Handwashing, using clean tools, making sure the client is well taken care of and staying up to date on protocols will help minimize the transportation of pathogens from client to client. Some of the most common nosocomial infections seen are clients with UTI, respiratory pneumonia, and wound infections.
Nursing leaders must collaborate effectively when developing a staffing plan to ensure safety and quality meet the institution 's mission and values as this study has done (see Figure 4 and 5). Anderson, Ellerbe, Haas, Kerfoot, Kirby, and Nickitas (2014), “Excellence and Evidence in Staffing: A Data-Driven Model for Excellence in Staffing”, stated nurses should be engaged in recognizing new models of care of which staffing enhances class and outcomes while decreasing the cost of healthcare. According to Anderson et al., (2014) sufficient staffing is typically done by accomplishing quality results, which reduces the cost of care. The evidence according to Anderson et al., (2014) demonstrates that nursing care has a direct influence on the overall quality of services