Competencies In Nursing

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The two competencies addressed in this paper are Inter-professional Collaboration and Patient Centered Care. Following are discussions surrounding these competencies, concepts, terms, and relationships to theory. By addressing the role of nursing in shaping these areas, attention was focused on historical components, professional value. attitudes, and documentation based in evidence. The current areas that are influential in healthcare, such as political, financial, on a national and international levels were inspected.
The application of these competencies such as achievement of skills and knowledge as additions to my personal practice is examined.

Inter-professional Collaboration and Patient centered care

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Knowledge base must include patient, family, community values and preferences, examining barriers to patient=based care. Awareness of effective methods to engage patients as partners, care coordination, patient education, emotional support, patient education, and care transitions. Ability to know boundaries to patient centered care, personal attitudes and beliefs, or physical facilities. Ways to empower patients and or families in the health care process.
Skills required are based on active listening, eliciting and engaging preferences, needs and values as part of the initial interview. Creating care plans in which the patient is an active partner, one with a voice.
Effectively addressing barriers, ethical and legal issues, patient chosen surrogates or family issues.
A masters prepared nurse is asked to be reliable in assessment and monitoring their own input, reminders to remain patient-centered. Nurses at this level must be able to create cultures in organizations that support patient and family
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According to Jean Watson, “caring is a moral ideal that involves mind, body and soul engagement with another” (Chinn and Kramer, 2015, pg.43). As we express caring toward our patients and other healthcare workers, in the way in which we communicate, respect and dignity is increased. Treating everyone the same, understanding the unique qualities that make up each individual, taking into account all aspects of the person, culture, family and community that they function, embracing our differences will all assist us, as nurses to be of service.
I would start the quality and competency search with Florence Nightingale, an English nurse, who noted the high incidence of deaths coincided with living conditions.
From 1970 to 2013, nurses are starting to take part in data collection, and measuring outcomes and patient satisfaction.
The American Nurses Association National database of nursing quality indicators are developed by nurses, quality in education becomes a foundation as the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses initiative, passed in
2013 outlines quality outcomes for billable care provided by nurses. Both American Association of Colleges of Nursing and Quality and Safety Education developed nursing competencies for

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