(2015) states that researchers have shown that nurses have a significant interest in furthering their professional education. However, nurses will need assistance from their nursing leadership and management to be successful. Employers need to provide easily accessible information regarding returning to school and communicating the availability of supportive initiatives. They also need to be advocating for nurses returning to school at the administrative level by allowing for flexible scheduling for those enrolled in school (Sarver, et al., 2015). Strategic Planning Process Analysis of the Current State Currently at ABC Healthcare Center (2015), less than 50% of their nurses have a BSN degree which is significantly below the IOM recommendation.
POLST or AHCD, I believe is a delicate subject talk about and the patient or their loved ones may not be comfortable talking to me about it since I have not establish that warm rapport just yet. In addition, most of the patients are more concern about getting information about their plan of care and getting some rest after waiting in the emergency room for several hours prior to being admitted on the unit. Once I sense that my patient is comfortable with me; I feel more at ease asking them about AHCD or
Healthcare is on a downhill spiral while going through the journey as a med student. I hope to help bring to the attention of others how serious the situation across the world with healthcare is. Many do not have the means of good insurance, or the opportunity to receive the proper medical attention. This concern has inspired me to become a travel nurse. In being a travel nurse I not only get to see the differences across the world.
To EPAC Appeals Sub-committee: This morning I received an email regarding my dismissal from the College of Nursing program. I am aware that I have failed NUR 250: Knowledge Foundations with a 71, instead of a 73. I’m writing this appeal letter to explain the cause of my poor grades and to ask you to please reconsider me to continue my progression into the nursing program. My poor academic performance has been a result of multiple stressors and life problems. Of course I am not trying to make up excuses on why I did so poorly, throughout this semester I have been dealing with my own internal problems and also illnesses.
1. What do you believe are the underlying causes of the ICU nurses’ treatment of Jill? Since Jill came from a small hospital where she worked on the medical surgical (m/s) floor, where the nurses care for adult patients whom have a variety of stable medical conditions. Whereas, the Intensive care unit (ICU) nurses care for patients who are critically ill and have life threatening conditions. Jill has gone from an expert nurse on the m/s floor to a novice ICU nurse.
Although her mother wanted her to become a doctor, Madelaine, instead, chose to be a nurse which involved more in taking care of patients rather than diagnosing them. However, her father played a huge part in her life after his passing and she created a goal to help individuals in a way that she could’ve done for her father. In “Making Kids Cry: A Day in the Life of Pediatric Nurse Madelaine Than,” Madelaine Than explains how complicated her college life came to be. At first, she
The abilities to delegate, and supervise other healthcare workers is not an easy job. Delegation is one of the most complex nursing skill. It takes clinical judgment and practice. RNs are required to assess and evaluate the needs of the patient and then utilize the appropriate caregivers in order to achieve desired patient outcomes. For an example a post-op elderly patient is receiving IV antibiotic and PRN IV pain medicine.
Based on your readings from this section and the videos respond to the following questions and to 2 of your classmates. Describe a challenging, diversity-related situation that you have faced, and likely will continue to face in your nursing career. A challenging, diversity-related situation that I have faced, and likely will continue to face in my nursing career is caring post-operative patients with various pain and treatment beliefs. As a Med-Surg nurse, I often care for patients with countless diagnoses/surgeries and of various cultural beliefs and practices regarding pain and treatment beliefs. I once had three post-op CABG X3 with stents patients on my assignment of diverse cultural background and beliefs.
As most anyone would know, hospitals hate sending people home if it were possible they would keep them until they recovered fully or passed on to better places. Unfortunately, hospitals do not have room for that many patients so one part of Registered Nursing is working at their homes and residential care facilities, to help the patients that need to be followed up after their hospital treatment. Registered Nurses get an annual salary of $67,930, an hourly wage of $32.66, and $1,306 a week. On average their total pay is between $43,000 and
1. Assistance with daily tasks - nursing homes provide assistance to their residents with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, eating, drinking, using restroom, running errands and administering medicine. Typical daily tasks can become increasingly difficult with old age. Many seniors lose their driver 's license at some point and are no longer able to drive to the grocery store or local pharmacy. 2.
Furthermore, the DNP program might take away the attention in other areas of APRN. There has been a lot of controversies in Advanced Nursing practice, let alone adding the DNP degree. It raised different question and conflicting opinions. Firstly, there are concerns that DNP mirrors Ph.D. along with issues such as, the years that will take for the DNP student to finish the program, increased conflict and division between the nursing unity, adding and changing the certification requirements plus the standards in nursing. Furthermore, discussions whether the DNP can help resolve the shortage in nurses as well as, the academic ranking for DNP.
According to a study that was done at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, nurses said that skin care is sometimes too time consuming, which can take away time that they have to care for other patients. So, a project that consists of an 8 step process was implemented to help nurses prevent and treat skin care problems at the medical center. The program had set 3 goals. The first goal was to utilize an expert skin care resource nurse to treat patients with skin
Sally then arrived to the hospital and that’s when me and two other student nurses took our spots. The two students nurses with me were also nervous and anxious, but since we had three brains working together I had faith that we could hand this simulation. Sally seemed to be unaware of what surgery she was having, thinking she came to amputee her leg. We then stated the surgery she was having and that no amputation would take place. Sally also had a question on informed consent, which we explained to her and told her daughter can be the new health proxy for her.
When Mary Phinney von Olnhausen worked at Mansion House Hospital, she received two letters asking her to relocate to different places. She could either go to a hospital in Tennessee or one in North Carolina. She eventually decided to go to Morehead City in North Carolina. At first, Von Olnhusen hated being there because there were not enough patients to care for to keep her busy. While at Morehead city, Von Olnhausen oversaw managing the laundry.
There is a large controversy over ethics and the part that it plays in medicine. Where is the line between advancement and patient rights? The issue of tissue ownership and information ownerships is only one of the many problems that Henrietta and her family are stuck dealing with. But, before Rebekkah Skloot introduces the readers to Henrietta and her cells, Skloot opens with an epigraph from Elie Wiesel. By using Wiesel’s epigraph Skloot creates the tone for the rest of the novel.