“Chiquita, I believe in you and you will do fabulous.” “Okay Ginny, you are right but it has been two and half years since I have demonstrated bed side nursing.” Ginny instructed to level the bed to be able to conduct a head to toe assessment. “What were the reasons you chose to become a Trauma Nurse?” Chiquita asks. Ginny replies “because I have compassion as well as advocate for the patients that come into the facility.” “I believe in giving each and every patient the fighting chance they deserve in order to survive.” “You will achieve GG” Chiquita continues to brace her smile. “is that why you decided to leave Riverside? So you could come over here to achieve your goal to become a Trauma nurse?” Ginny replied in an exciting tone “of course, do not get me wrong I enjoyed every moment at Riverside but I feel I could become a better nurse at Sentra, besides Sentra is the only level one trauma hospital in the region.” “I completely understand,” Chiquita responds.
The characteristics of the graduate baccalaureate in nursing that most impact my practice is number 7 and 8; participating with other health care providers and member of the public in promoting the health care and well-being of people and incorporating professional values as well as ethical, moral and legal aspects of nursing into nursing practice. These two stand out most because as a long-term facility nurse, we basically do an assessment of resident using ADPIE acronym and communicate directly with health care provider of the residents’ situation with any incident/situation for an adequate order for treatment. Incorporation of moral, legal and ethical values is held on the extreme in my practice because older adults are the most population
By continuing to partake in the Quality Assurance program and self-regulating, behaviours can fulfill the standard of being “safe, competent and ethical practitioners” (CNO, 2014, pp. 3). Setting of First Year of RN Practice The ideal setting of my first year of practice, as an RN will be at the Juravinski Hospital in the hematology unit. I have always known that I wanted to work in oncology and my placement on the hematology unit solidified my decision to pursue this goal. During a clinical shift, I would be responsible for providing care to patients with malignant hematological diseases, completing pertinent assessments and teaching skills, such as how to care for the mouth when experiencing mucositis and how to avoid infections.
Quality of life, live or let die, and extraordinary measures. These are principles critical to medical professionals and the decisions they make every single day. In Lisa Belkin’s book “First Do No Harm”, she explores many real life cases, and how different physicians and teams answered the questions asked of them: Do we withdraw life saving support? Does the patient require DNR status? Do we allow a child die under our care?
Guillot’s dedication to his patients is evident in that he takes a careful, thorough approach to each procedure he performs; thus, ensuring his patients receive the best care available in or near Baton Rouge. Breast Augmentation Revision Surgery in Baton Rouge – The Procedure(s) Used Depends on the Issues Being Addressed Dr. Guillot performs his surgical procedures at the First Choice Surgery Center in Baton Rouge. A breast augmentation revision surgery can last from one to two hours: The length of time greatly depends on the problems being addressed. Anesthesia Anesthesia is an essential aspect of all surgical procedures, including revisions. Anesthesia ensures that you remain asleep and pain free during surgery; therefore, you will receive some form of anesthesia during your breast augmentation revision surgery at the First Choice Surgery Center in Baton Rouge.
Health information exchange or HIE allows doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers and patients to access vital medical information. It also allows them to share medical information securely and electronically. HIE improves the speed, quality, safety, and the cost of patient care.For many years patient's files were stored using paper methods, transferring them by mail, fax or transferred it by hand to every appointment. Changing to electronic file improves the completeness of patient's medical records. It makes decision making of healthcare providers avoid readmissions, avoid medication errors, improve diagnosis, and decreases the amount of times test are reordered.
This nurse’s role also included gathering materials for the surgeon, throwing away trash, and keeping the environment comfortable for the staff. Towards the end of the procedure the nurse counted all sponges and needles with the scrub to make sure that no equipment was left within the patient. The nurse also continued to document information such as the length of the surgery and the amount of blood lost throughout the procedure. Lastly, the circulating nurse cleaned the room and then transferred the patient into a hospital bed to be transferred to the post-anesthesia care unit. Ignatavicius and workman (2013) addressed that these are all responsibilities of the circulating nurse (p.
Objective One During my clinical day three, I demonstrated entry-level competence in professional nursing practice in caring for patients with multiple and/or complex unmet human needs. I addressed safety needs, safety in medication administration, effective communication, and surveillance for my patients. First, I addressed safety needs my ensuring the appropriate safety measures were implemented for the patients. Some of the safety measures included, wearing non-skid socks, wearing a yellow armband which indicated fall risk, keeping the bed in lowest position, two side rails up, bed locked, and the call light within reach. Secondly, I used safety during medication administration.
Franzini L et al 2011 Providing specialized rehabilitative care to ICU patients during their recovery period. Presenting an attentive care to the dying and their families and alleviate the patients’ suffering during their final hours. All these includes the availability of services at the proper time, with well-trained operators using a well-designed ICU including portable X-rays ,laboratory, ultrasound, ECG, ABG analyzer, Echocardiography, bronchoscope at emergency situations, night time pharmacy and clinical pharmacists. Haerkens M et al 2012 ICU telemedicine [tele-ICU] ICU staffing by intensivists has been associated with lower morbidity and mortality that’s why experts recommend that intensivists care for ICU patients. Tele ICU technology allows intensivists to remotely care for patients in several ICUs.
Having worked in the Emergency Room for several years and now on 4C Surgical Unit, I have gained first hand experience in providing care to very sick patients and having critical care experience. I was nominated for a DAISY Award by the Vice President of Nursing for the Emergency Room. I would like to be a council member for the quality and safety council. I believe an integral aspect of providing quality care at the bedside, is being knowledgeable on information that can promote excellent patient care. I am empowered to help make a positive impact, working with my fellow colleagues to implement great improvements to patient care.