Alligood, M. (2010). Family Healthcare With King's Theory of Goal Attainment. Nursing Science Quarterly, 23(2), 99-104. doi:10.1177/0894318410362553 Martha Alligood provides an in-depth analysis of King’s theory that was chosen as the topic for this paper.
According to Kathleen Cullum, MSN, CRNP, “most organizations are now requiring that nurses have their RN license and many are requiring a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN).” The U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says “ only 17 percent of LPN’s are working in hospitals.” Additionally, it will cost you about double to stay in school and become an RN instead of an LPN. However this price is nothing compared to the difference in LPN vs RN pay.
Pharmacology Self Reflections Neida Blondet Frontier Nursing University Prescribing medications to patients is a part of the advanced practice registered nurse’s (ARNP) role. As I started Advanced Pharmacology a few short eleven weeks ago, I did not realize how much more there was to that “simple” task. As I reflect on my journey through Advanced Pharmacology, I will share with you a few important facts about my journey, such as how my expectations of prescribing changed, any ah ha moments I had, what I felt to be the most significant piece of knowledge I acquired and finally what I think about Florida’s approved medication schedule for ARNPs. As I began Advanced Pharmacology, my perception of prescribing medications was that it
Having enough nurses to properly manage patient flow affects hospital turn rate, patient satisfaction and quality outcome because nurses helps to get patients admitted, transfer them to other wards or department and also discharge them at the right time. Mcfarland defined staffing as the function by which manager build an organization through the recruitment, selection and development of individuals as capable employees. Nurse staffing has to do with recruiting or employing a certified nurses and placing them at the right position and specialties in a health care facility.
According to Marquis and Huston (2015), empowerment means to allow, to enable. It is a process when the leaders give opportunities to the team member to learn, explore and show their capability, talents and creativity. Empowerment can help to build up self-confidence, leadership and enhance professional growth in the individual. Yes, I am the leader that empower my staff in my working place.
Keiser University Nursing Program Applicant Writing Assignment Please identify and describe characteristics of nursing practice as you understand it, that have attracted you to the profession. Describe any work, volunteer or life experiences, which you believe have prepared you for nursing education. What personal qualities do you possess that you believe would enhance your practice of nursing.
HOW EFFECTIVE IS NURSING LEADERSHIP IN DELIVERING QUALITY HEALTHCARE SERVICES SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CONCEPT A Nurse leader is someone who inspired two or more nurses to work together in pursuit of a common goal which is that of delivering quality health care services. An effective leader has a distinctive set of personal trait which makes them to be admired by others nursing is a unique profession and nurses holds the key to quality services delivery. Nursing leadership hold the success of quality patient’s out come in the healthcare delivery system.
125) to accept students in a positive way. Mezirow’s transformational “learning is the ‘process of using a prior interpretation to construct a new or revised interpretation of the meaning of one’s experience in order to guide future action” (Garneau, 2016, p. 128). This is perfect for this dilemma of nurses questioning the students being on a critical care unit. The nurses must reflect back to when they were students and they thirst for clinical exposure and experience.
This paper provides a description of the education program for nurse practitioners in the Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Nursing, widely considered a leader in the discipline. It further reports the results of a study examining the roles and responsibilities of NPs and of the factors that, despite the impediments to progress the practice faces, motivate them to pursue development of their abilities in carrying out their duties and making “a difference.” NPs are proud of being a source of reference for their colleagues and believe strongly in inter- and intra-professional collaboration while acknowledging and respecting their limitations, by refusing to assume any responsibilities not delegated to nurse practitioners. Comments: The conclusions were based on the findings and logically stated. Recommendations "Additional research is needed in other classroom settings to see if consistent findings about cognitive performances, time requirements, and attitude are achieved."
Utility of The Theory in Education. In terms of education, self-transcendence theory is in the writings of nursing theorists who are influential in nursing education (). These writings share a common view identifying self-transcendence as a foundational concept for the nursing field (Smith & Liehr, 2014). All levels of education may use the theory in courses to support the care of the aging (Smith & Liehr, 2014). The art of acting with older adults at community senior centers is designed to develop more positive attitudes in nursing students (Chen & Walsh, 2009; Walsh et al., 2008).
I aim to be a nurse for the lifelong learning experiences that will allow me to grow and develop each day. As an interdisciplinary profession, nursing employs numerous duties beyond medical care. Critical thinking and creativity are vital to give patients the best treatment possible, as well as empathy and kindheartedness to display care and to promote comfort for patients and their families. Employing these qualities
1 Year Accelerated BSN Programs Online: Are they Worth it? Nursing is a knowledge-based profession, and improved enrollment in the field is critical to career mobility. With the complex and ever changing healthcare system, nurses have been called upon from time to time to assess situations and avert complications.
While many nurses have an Associate’s Degree in Nursing which gives them the education and skills to enter the job field, a Bachelors of Science in Nursing opens more job opportunities, higher paid salary and more job accountability. With the trend of all new hired nurses being require to have a BSN there is no time like the present to take advantage of a higher education. There are many benefits for a registered nurse to obtain their BSN, many Magnet Hospitals will not hire without a BSN or to be enrolled in a BSN program. Magnet Hospitals set the bar for excellent nurses and exceptional patient care in specialty areas.
The transition from an Associate Degree (AD) nurse to a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) is a rewarding time during a nurse’s career. There are many reasons why nurses return to college to get their BSN degree. Some return to meet a personal goal others return for professional advancement or are mandated by their employer to do so. Over the past few years many organizations stopped hiring AD nurses or drastically reduced the number they hire. Many AD nurses who delayed returning to school regret not doing so sooner when they realize the wealth of knowledge gained from getting their BSN degree.
NUR 300 Case Study Since the recognition of patient safety as a healthcare priority by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2007, healthcare organizations have put many efforts in ensuring the quality of services and the safety of the patients. The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) are recommendations meant to equip nurses with the necessary skills, knowledge, and attitudes that are critical to the improvement of patient care quality and safety (Sherwood & Barnsteiner, 2013). In the current case, Mary has new nurses who want to become part of her team in the ICU. Integrating new nurses into the ICU department requires helping them on how to efficiently execute their mandates without compromising on the quality benchmarks in place