Introduction Nursing Practitioner Core Competencies create a structure that prepare nurse practitioners to be excellent providers in an ever-changing medical world (Thomas, Crabtree, Delaney, Dumas, Kleinpell, Logsdon, & et al., 2011). Through the context of nursing theory, the competencies give further insight in the role they play in structuring holistic patient care plans for individuals and communities. This paper will review different aspects of varying nursing theories to provide context to the core competencies. Scientific Foundation Scientific foundation competencies cover the need to analyze data and translate it into knowledge, to improve nursing practices and patient outcomes (Thomas et al., 2011). Charlotte Roberts reviews steps
REPORT CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS The book “Crucial Conversations” written by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler is a book that teach us how to handle and be prepare when crucial conversations arrive. Usually, those take place in the most unexpected moment, and it can take us by surprise generating an uncomfortable atmosphere. They are crucial because the stakes are high it is important haw to react and recognize this crucial moments, so we have to be assertive, intelligent and try to control our space in the situation with positive results. Even if the results are not positive, it is essential because it can impact the quality of our lives. According to the book they define crucial conversations as “the discussion between two people” and generally it happens in three occasions.
As an effective leader, I must constantly investigate strengths, understand those I lead, and surround myself with people who will maximize the team. Although I possess a majority of the necessary attributes to be an effective leader, I must consider my heightened level of vulnerability as a leader who lacks the power to influence. Such vulnerability poses a great risk to my team’s success. It is imperative that I remain realistic towards the team’s goals while continuing to motivate and empower members to contribute to the team’s success. Moreover, I must be diligent about the future while remembering not to neglect the present issues at
EBP became more concerned in clinical setting. “Nurses use critically appraised and scientifically proven evidence to deliver quality care to a specific population.” (Majid et al. 2011) Therefore, it was important to explore facilitators and barriers affecting the effective
I like that after the topic is selected the implementation of a team is necessary. I am one that believes that different perspectives and opinions can help with analyzing data, formulating new ideas and solutions. “However, the support for EBP does not rely solely on research findings but includes clinical experience, quality improvement data, logical reasoning, recognizing authority, and client satisfaction, situation, experience and values” (Hood, 2014, p. 253). EBP is an extremely helpful tool that nurses must utilize, but we must also use our judgement and experience as
However, the two clearly portrays their work as an experiment when the nursing paper ending with how “further research is needed regarding the methods.” Kinesiology even implied the need for such when they discussed the faults in their hypothesis. Thus, the two fields favor an attempt to refine their methods that contributed to the
There is much overlap when discussing quality and safety in nursing, but it is important to realize that both have their own skills and knowledge essential to the competency. Quality is measuring the rendering of a specific process or action and comparing the data to benchmarks. If the standards are not met then quality improvements are implemented in the hopes of meeting those standards. Were safety is the proactive action of preventing mistakes from occurring, such as knowing a patient is at risk for following and taking precautions such as assisting the patient during ambulation’s. Safety is looking at the environment around you for potential areas of hazard and using critical thinking to make changes for the better of you, co-workers, and patients (Sherwood,
Quality Nursing Care - Summative Essay Abby Smith A8a Introduction I will be using Driscolls model of reflection (2007) to look back and reflect on how my concept of Quality Nursing Care (QNC) has advanced and also how that has adapted me for practice. Reflection is a crucial tool to help achieve continuous lifelong learning in the nursing profession because by using this tool Nurses can collate both their academic understanding and nursing practice. (Fawcett, 2006). Reflection can be used to educate ourselves by looking back on previous care given and seeing how it can be improved. (Peate, 2016).
Concept Analysis Paper of Pain Concept analysis combined with theory development is essential in the field of nursing as it leads to the clarification of concepts. This means that the approach establishes similarities and dissimilarities between ideas. As a result, precision is achieved within nursing through clearer definitions of terms. Pain is the concept under analysis, and it is central to the practice of nursing. This concept was selected because it is an experience that is perceived subjectively and it is also hard to quantify.
This incorporates the use of information technology in the direct provision of care, in creating effective administration systems, in managing and delivering education and supporting ongoing learning, and in promoting nursing research. The future is likely to bring more technological power that will yield a vast quantity of information and stored data. The healthcare sector is likely to benefit from modeling systems, decision support systems, expert systems and artificial intelligence. However, the greatest benefits shall not come from the individual tools but from the information made available by these technologies. As such, to advance the specialty, the nursing and midwifery councils in all states must be committed to ongoing education and professional development.