Additionally, I assist in different cases throughout the ER. For example, when a new patients come or when patients are deteriorating, the available nurses go into the room and help the other nurse. In these situations, I go and help as well and gain experience on the procedure to follow in
Many health care professionals take part in a patients transition from acute care to community care. For this specific navy veteran in an inpatient psych ward, his team would be compromised of registered nurses, his psychiatrists, his primary doctor, a pharmacist, and social workers and case managers. The registered nurses’ roles include meeting the patient’s needs, checking vital signs if the patient is intoxicated or having withdrawal. The nurse will assess the patient using MINDS. The nurse can be seen as the eyes and ears of the treatment team because he or she makes sure the treatment is running smoothly.
Nursing is concerned with all the variables affecting a patient‘s response to stress, which is interpersonal, intrapersonal and extrapersonal in nature. The concepts of the metaparadigm of nursing under the Betty Neuman system model aim towards the development of a person in a state of wellness having the capacity to function well by adapting the patient’s self to the environment. The theory focuses on the concept of the whole person as an open system. The concept is multidisciplinary as nurses use the nursing process format and prevention as an intervention to collaborate with the healthcare team and through this model, it addresses the problem of the patient in the hospital or in healthcare
I communicated with the patient’s, my preceptor, other nurses, the PCT’s, PT, and the kitchen staff. When I was in the patient’s room I was sure to explain what I was doing, and answer any questions the patients had about their plan of care. I worked with my preceptor throughout the shift, asking questions, clarifying orders, clarifying medications, procedures and more. I communicated with other nurses by thoroughly receiving and handing off report. I communicated with the PCT’s that I would perform the vital signs for my patients and worked with the PCT when my patient needed labs to be sent down.
Situational AnalysisThe context of the steroid pulse therapy document is mainly focused on medical research. Primarily, it is written in relation to this type of therapy for patients who receive this treatment and the ones who administer the therapy. The request for the research proposal is addressed several times throughout the document. For example, in the background of this document, the author acknowledges that “Nursing instructions are important for improving patient knowledge related to their diseases and treatments.” The document was clearly written while the therapy treatment was being conducted on separate occasions. This is evident by a few
During my time there, I learned how to make hospital beds, give bed baths, change patient’s clothes, and other common duties of a nursing assistant. Working with fellow students and CNAs at the nursing home also allowed me to gain important teamwork
This nurse’s role also included gathering materials for the surgeon, throwing away trash, and keeping the environment comfortable for the staff. Towards the end of the procedure the nurse counted all sponges and needles with the scrub to make sure that no equipment was left within the patient. The nurse also continued to document information such as the length of the surgery and the amount of blood lost throughout the procedure. Lastly, the circulating nurse cleaned the room and then transferred the patient into a hospital bed to be transferred to the post-anesthesia care unit. Ignatavicius and workman (2013) addressed that these are all responsibilities of the circulating nurse (p.
Franzini L et al 2011 Providing specialized rehabilitative care to ICU patients during their recovery period. Presenting an attentive care to the dying and their families and alleviate the patients’ suffering during their final hours. All these includes the availability of services at the proper time, with well-trained operators using a well-designed ICU including portable X-rays ,laboratory, ultrasound, ECG, ABG analyzer, Echocardiography, bronchoscope at emergency situations, night time pharmacy and clinical pharmacists. Haerkens M et al 2012 ICU telemedicine [tele-ICU] ICU staffing by intensivists has been associated with lower morbidity and mortality that’s why experts recommend that intensivists care for ICU patients. Tele ICU technology allows intensivists to remotely care for patients in several ICUs.
First of all we have the Amedisys hospice physician, which treat the patients for their chronic illnesses when in need. We have the Registered Nurses, which give the medications and manages it to control the pain that are needed for the patients; also we have a 24/7 on call services for Hospice. We have social workers who documents the patients evaluation that determines if the patient is still eligible for hospice or not; and also we have the chaplains that’s there for their “Bereavement”. And last but not least is the Hospice Aide, which is my Job Title. I am the one that does most of the work, but the last in order; I document the patients daily routines, meaning their wounds, their skin tears, their personal care and promoting compassionate dignity and affirms quality of life for the patient, family members, and their loved
For example; in hospital settings, the nurse have to contact patients routinely and be exposed to their blood, urine, saliva, mucus, stool, secretions, excess moisture, dental plaque, wound, equipment use during surgery, and pus that may contain infectious pathogens. It is important for the professionals to