How might the ANA code of ethics and the Nurse Practice Act help to guide Josepha? The legal and ethical issue that Josepha has to use is. He has to know how to discuss the issue he has with the higher or manager of the head nurse. It is good to communicate the issue you have with the managers instead of felling bad thing about them. As I read the “Team STEPPS makes strides for better communication”, some of the tools like; (SBARQ) is used in many organizations, especially during patient hand-offs.
The DNP scholarly project, identifies, evaluates care delivery models and the need for change. In My role as a DNP practice scholar, I will address the critical skills essential for translating the evidence-based care into practice with the aim of improving systems of care within the clinical setting (Vincent, Johnson, Velasquez, & Rigney, 2010). Besides, the practice competencies and research I will use the nursing skills to measure the outcomes of the affected population as well as communities. I will apply both clinical investigation and theory with affected individuals and families and implement nursing strategies to improve patient outcomes in nursing homes. I will achieve this by focusing on evidence-based practice, evaluation of results from nursing practices, and focusing on quality improvement (Vincent et al., 2010).
APN Role and Leadership Competencies Julliet A. Thomas Grantham University Abstract There are many different aspects of Advance Practice Nursing (APN) make that make the nursing profession unique and valuable. The competencies that comprise each advanced practice nursing discipline are vital in creating a solid foundation for clinical nursing. They prepare you to conquer challenges in the clinical setting and cultivate innovation to establish processes for clinical practice. Advance Practice Nursing is recognized as 4 nursing roles: Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), the Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) and the Nurse Practitioner (NP). While the main focus of APNs is clinical practice and direct patient care,
These are as follows, sociology, profession/occupation, jurisprudence, history, ethics, economics, administration and finally, knowledge about nursing practice. There are three main concepts of Orem’s self care deficit nursing theory. According to Orem’s theory, nursing care is necessary because the service user may not have the ability to perform self care tasks themselves due to limitations of their illness. Orem’s theory also states that adults learn to perform actions to allow for their survival and to sustain their quality of life. The theory states that by using nursing processes, this helps individuals to meet the requirements of self care and to build up their capacity to perform tasks of self care independently.
Clinical guidelines that provides correct information about the proven benefits of intervention and discourage the harmful or ineffective ones can be instrumental in reducing morbidity and mortality and improve the quality of life. (Grimshaw & Russell, 1993). Clinical guidelines can be very useful in improving the quality of clinical decision making. They can provide explicit recommendations for clinicians who are unclear about how to proceed or in deciding treatment options (Starey,
Quality Improvement In nursing, patient care and safety is the main goal. Quality improvement is one way to help ensure that patient care and safety remain the number one goal in healthcare. Quality improvement (QI) is the process in which quality of patient care is continuously monitored for effectiveness. All disciplines of the healthcare team should be involved in QI to ensure the best outcome. “The major premises of QI are as follows: focus on organizational mission, continuous improvement, customer orientation, leadership commitment, empowerment, and collaboration/crossing boundaries, focus on process, and focus on data and statistical thinking” (TAYLOR 334).
Personal Philosophy of Nursing In an attempt to further understand the practice of nursing, I have developed a personal philosophy. The foundation of this philosophy is based on multiple pre-established nursing models and theories, with my own perceptions of the metaparadigm concepts. This philosophy will explain what nursing is to me and its overall importance as a practice. Foundational Nursing Theories I agree with the Systems Theory in that people are constantly interacting with their environment, and any single change in a system can affect it as a whole. The purpose of nursing, is explained well in the Theory of Goal Attainment.
If following guidance sett throughout the learning process, reflective practice will become a common tool as part of this career in order to promote professionalism. The weaknesses can be transformed into strengths while performing tasks whether if they are new or not is due to reflective practice; thinking back over experience Is allowing individuals to learn from own mistakes or unwise decision as clinical judgement come through practice. By Improving reflection, a nurse is improving her practice, she is gaining more knowledge from every situation in order to be able to apply in the future in the best interest of the patients and to support a safe environment in healthcare system. Reflection is a conscious ongoing mental process that underpin personal development close related with self-awareness, communications skills, emotional control, confidence and the most important the Patient Care
To fully understand the importance of EBP in nursing, it is paramount to comprehend the desired outcomes from it. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN), (2014) characterises nursing as the use of clinical judgment in the supplying of care which enables individuals to improve, maintain or recover health and wellbeing, to cope with health
Nursing assessment has a significant role in providing effective, accurate and safe nursing care in clinical practice. Nursing assessment is the first stage of the Nursing Process. It is used to explore the physical, psychological, spiritual and social aspect of the patient’s life. It is therefore a holistic and systematic guide for nurses to obtain a greater understanding of their patient’s wants and needs. It is the underlying foundation of the process, on which other phases of the process are based upon (Foster & Hawkins, 2005).