Legal principles Nurses like other healthcare professionals need to practice according to a complex web of federal and state statutes – while making decisions in an ethically responsible manner. Nurses tend to consider the ethical implications of their decisions to ensure their actions are in the interest of their patients and do not cause harm. At first glance, it may seem that making these decisions should be straightforward, but many situations are not clear-cut, and there are times when what seems legal is not ethical and vice versa. The nursing, legal principles fall on the licensure, federal and state laws, the practice scope and the expectation of professionalism.
The nurses main aim is to give as much independence back to the patient at all times. The nurse never should do something for a patient that they can do themselves eg. feeding. The model, although not recommended, is used almost like a checklist on admission of a patient to gauge their dependence on the nurse. Roper herself said that this model is simply a tool and should not be used solely alone, however, oftentimes in the UK it is (nursingtheory.org, 2013).
The patient underwent ERCP under general anesthesia to remove the stent. The fever started to decline 24 hours after ERCP and was completely gone after 48 hours. The patient was kept on antibiotics for 4 more days and was discharged with instructions of eating only boiled food and weekly
Introduction The purpose of this paper is to review an article written by Subia Parveen Rasheed, RN, BScN on The Self-Awareness Concept published in the International Journal of caring Science, 2015. According to the author, Self-Awareness is described as the process of performing an unbiased examination of self. The author believes self-awareness is an important mechanism that is necessary in the development of the proper nurse-patient relationship that leads to therapeutic healing.
Groups of human beings with regulations: assign individuals to provided care and deliberate decisions about self and others. Orem’s theory is a universal theory that focused on the following assertion: (Smith 2012): The theory of nursing systems, the theory of self-care deficit, and the theory of self-care.
Colombel et al (2010) provided that nurses are required to modify the planning process to the needs of individual patients and the implementation of MACROS can enable the nursing staff to ensure that plan is considering the measurability, achievability, realistic aspects, written results, and focused on the client. It was found that the pain of Allen was due to the causes leading to Crohn’s disease. The inflammation was planned to be treated with the intravenous hydrocortisone, which is the anti-inflammatory drug and prescribed for reducing the inflammation. Fisher et al (2008)further reflected that the initial doses of this planned drug are required to be forty to sixty grams on daily basis and she was prescribed for forty grams. Hill (2015) reflected that once the reduction in the pain is achieved the doses are reduced leading to
They only thing they wanted was answers. It is what shapes views and ways of learning. Therefore, communication plays an important role in how culture is learned and passed on. As nurses, communication is key in having a successful interaction with patients. Many patients will only need to be listened and understood.
According to Clement (2012), a nursing audit can be defined as a detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of nursing care. There are different types of nursing audits to choose from. A nursing management audit, which is a structured audit that concentrates on the administrative aspect of nurses responsibilities. A retrospective audit which
These are two potential of nurses one is misconduct when guidelines are not adhered to and second is the factors that might promote or inhibit guideline adherence among nurses. (Davies, Edwards, Ploeg, & Virani, 2008) According to Ismaile Samantha (2014), there are similar and different promoter and barriers to adherence with clinical Practice guidelines. The two main factors that impact to adherence with clinical practice guidelines among nurses, one is environmental factors that are patient, organization, standard guidelines, and second is personal factors which included knowledge, attitude, and skills, intention.
Introduction Nurses are located across the healthcare spectrum in various care settings carrying out specific scopes and practices. Regardless of the different nursing job scopes and practices that each nurse has to carry out, nursing is a profession and there are practice standards that each nurse must uphold and maintain. Major institutions like hospitals and governmental bodies will have policies and protocols in place for nurses to abide to maintain the level of quality in the profession. For example, nursing care plans and pathways for ward nurses, and assessment grading guidelines and criterias for nursing lecturers. As for nurses who are employed by doctors in private clinic setups, standards of practice are generally left up to the employer and the clinic nurse to uphold.
Rebecca states that being in jail exchange Rebecca she 's 32 years old and does not want to return to jail. Rebecca is trying to get the jail to give Rebecca her bipolar medication. Rebecca feels that if she receives her medication she has a better chance of that relaxing.
The PICOT stands for population, intervention, comparison, outcome, and time. This format helps researchers to answer specific clinical questions that are related to particular scenarios. These scenarios may include intervention, etiology, diagnosis, prevention, prognosis, and meaning. Furthermore, two methods are commonly used in nursing research: quantitative and qualitative methods. Quantitative method research usually measures something, such as percentage of people with a particular disease in a community, whereas qualitative method research can seem imprecise (McCusker & Gunaydin, 2015).
MEDSURG Nursing, 23(3), 187-188. Farber, J., Illiger, S., Gartner, F. B., Lutz, v. M., Lohmann, C. H., Bauer, K., . . . Geginat, G. (2017). Management of a cluster of Clostridium difficile infections among patients with osteoarticular infections. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 6 doi:http://dx.doi.org.southuniversity.libproxy.edmc.edu/10.1186/s13756-017-0181-4 Wang, J., Quan, K. A., Tjoa, T., Yim, J., Dickey, L., Chang, J., ... & Gohil, S. K. (2016, December).
Healthcare is highly regulated at the federal and state levels. Laws are written to address different principles. These laws reflect societal expectations and are designed to guide us. As advanced practice nurses, we have a responsibility to fully understand the law and play our part in shaping health care policies that affect our patients and practice.
Azemobho Imaku Western Governors University Healthcare Compliance December 15th 2015 An inpatient coder is a professional, skilled at performing coding and abstracting of inpatient accounts using ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Diseases Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification) and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) coding systems. An inpatient coder is also expected to be knowledgeable in medical terminology, disease processes and pharmacology. Some of the key responsibilities of the position include assigning codes for diagnoses, treatments and procedures, reviewing provider documentation to determine principal diagnosis, ensuring accurate coding, identifying non-payment conditions and ensuring medical record coding meets regulatory