The report recognizes the numerous barriers preventing nurses from responding effectively to the rapid dynamism of both the health care setting and system and suggest ways of overcoming these barriers to better position nurses in leading change and advancing health (Institute of Medicine, 2011). Some of these barriers include regulatory and policy barriers as well as high turnover rates among nurses. Some states have different laws that regulate the scope of nursing practice. IOM’s report maintains that similar legislations are politically instigated and do not promote nursing education or improve patient safety. In addition, it regards these limits on the scope of nursing practice as an impediment to effective competition in the healthcare market and consequently recommends the intervention of the Federal Trade Commission in absorbing range of competent and cost-effective nurse practitioners (Institute of Medicine, 2011).In this regard, it recommends the establishment of nurse residency programs which will help nursing graduates in acquiring the skills and knowledge required in delivering quality and safe care that conforms to the established standard of nursing
The career I chose to pursue is Registered Nurse. The reason why I chose Registered Nurse as my career choice is I love helping people. Making sure they are taken care of in every area from bathing, to cleaning, to hospitality. Registered Nurse is a good choice because you get to work with a variety of patients, and kids in the pediatric department and geriatric. Nurses are also very specialized in neo-natal intensive care.
There are many attributes that connect Australia to other parts of the world. These attributes are a few major characteristics that make Australia one of the most interesting countries in the world. One major feature of Australia looks at the cultural values through music with the globalization of the instrument the didgeridoo and its connection with the spiritual belief, Dreamtime. The use of the didgeridoo penetrates many facets of diverse cultures around the world and the different genres of music. Australia is the sixth largest country in the world that is located in the Oceania and is about 50,000 to 60,000 years old.
“Dignity is concerned with how people feel, think and behave in relation to the worth or value of themselves and others. To treat someone with dignity is to treat them as being of worth, in a way that is respectful of them as valued individuals” (The RCN Definition of Dignity, 2015). Throughout my clinical experiences, I have observed and accomplished providing dignity in all my patients including individuals during their final months of terminal cancer. I realized that preserving dignity is especially important during the final stages of life and throughout various chronic diseases as many patients view themselves as being worthless as they believe that their disease or condition is taking over their life. I believe that dignity is essential to be preserved in the most difficult times.
Since nursing homes tend to provide care to a vulnerable population they can be taken advantage of, overlooked or mistreated by staff and with residents potentially underreporting these incidents due to fear of retaliation by staff identifies this as significant ethical issues among nursing homes. The use of restraints that restricts a resident, whether physical or chemical applies to the ethical considerations within a nursing home as it not only impacts the resident, it can affect staff members and other resident’s safety. There is always the conflict between providing the resident with a fair amount of decisions regarding their activities of daily living, special accommodations, and independence. However, there is also the reflective issue of whether these freedoms impact the safety and the ability to comply with the institution's policy and how they are handled to deliver ethically appropriate customer service to those
Practice Writing: Describe how Australia is one of a kind Australia is located in the Southern and Eastern Hemisphere, part of the Oceania region and situated between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the 6th largest country with an area of approximately 7.7 square kilometres and a thriving population of 24 million. Because of its large land mass and distance from east to west, the continent straddles 3 time zones. Australia is also the largest country island distinguishable through its unique physical, cultural environment and human environments. Australia’s unique physical environment can be seen through the biologically diverse flora and fauna.
My individual standards and beliefs impact reliably my involvement to work in the health as well as social care background. For my individual input to the care of individuals undergoing significant life occasions, I would give prominence to the circumstance that I still believe to mark a perhaps superior involvement since I have an inadequate knowledge so far. Nonetheless, I have continuously been anxious with the acceptable completion of my proficient responsibilities as well as the operational assistance and help being delivered to individuals suffering challenging and substantial life’ occasions. Moreover, my work in the health and social care environment was a significant affair for me since it added to my professional as well as personal advancement. In this respect, my role encompassed fundamentals of both wellbeing and social care, though I accomplished utilities of a health care professional principally.
The Health Promotion Model is the middle range theory utilized in the paper. It describes the multidimensional nature of persons as they interact within their environment to pursue health (Petiprin, 2016). It is also directed at increasing a patient's level of well-being. According to McEwen and Wills (2011), health promotion interventions are necessary for improving the health populations everywhere and on all ages. The Health Promotion Model makes four assumptions (Petiprin, 2016): 1 Individuals seek to actively regulate their own
Self-Evaluation of Master of Health Care Administration degree The assignment of self-evaluation as it relates to the achievement of Master of Health Care Administration degree is difficult to put into scholarly texture. Defining the journey leading to this degree pursuit can be long winded and more of a documentation of key cornerstones in life. This leading to the desire to service in an advanced role of health care policy and leadership that this advance degree allows. The personal exposure in this project is acceptable as this is a journey of service driven purpose. Speaking to the industry and fighting the good fight on behalf of those that do not have a voice or ability to protect their honor and dignity.
Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you for this opportunity to speak to you, and more importantly, listen to your concerns and suggestions for our health care system. Let there be no doubt; the community expects the best in healthcare, and for our healthcare professionals. The community expects access to healthcare, no matter where you live, or wealth, and the community expects staff to be operating in a safe environment and empowered to help patients Nurses and Midwives are the hearts and hands of this community expectation, and as the backbone of our workforce, it is up to Government to support you. It is why by 2017, we will have over 50,000 nurses and midwives working in the NSW Health system. And it is why it is incumbent on the government to