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.
They explained that staff rarely offered to give them a break, had to provide their own equipment from home, medication and incontinence pads. The respondents in Ali et al (2013) also expressed their grievances about the lack of support they receive when in hospital with their clients. Some carers found it emotionally draining caring for the needs of their client, and often resulted in stress, with little or no help from their family or staff. Backer et al (2009) report stresses the importance of supporting the carers and the need to show a positive regard for their role and knowledge of people with intellectual disability. The report, emphasises that carers knowledge is a vital source of information and that nurses need to listen to what they have to say in order to provide optimum care.
This paper is aimed at highlighting how essential the communication skills are for establishing rapport, understanding the needs of the patients and planning effective intervention for meeting holistic health care. To be continually relevant, nurses have to improve their communication skills to meet the challenges of constantly changing roles and responsibilities. Thus its basic purpose is to make them understand the importance of communication skills that suit the holistic care which will guide them in their work
A person’s quality of care can be sustained if clinical judgment, quality improvement, collaboration & teamwork, information management and legal & ethical interventions are provided. If a nurse exhibits these interventions it shows she is competent about what she is
“ PROFESSIONALISM IN THE WORKPLACE” 4 The first impression is the strongest, as the healthcare professional, a nurse, will be treated according to her appearance, attitude, behavior, presentation and the level of confidence. The expectations are high, patients trust healthcare providers with their lives, and since many of them have no medical knowledge its nurse 's job to provide proper education (Wilson & Giddens, 2017, p.10). Even small acts of kindness and willingness to help can make a big difference in a person 's life. A positive attitude helps to reduce stress and promotes patient 's relaxation. Nurse have to remember to leave personal problems at home and never discussed them with patients (Shohani & Zamanzadeh, 2017, pp.
This exemplified the need for patient’s autonomy, beneficence versus non-maleficence and truth telling. The nurse faced a barrier due to the physician hierarchical working style. Collaborating using a multi-disciplinary approach and communicating effectively in explaining the disease process could have better manage her symptoms and improve the quality of her remaining life. It is important that early detection and treatment options are discussed by the physicians in an honest and open manner. As patients performance status decline healthcare members should provide informed decisions regarding diagnosis, prognosis and
Their perspectives are important for end of life discussions (Hamric and Blackhall 2007). That is why nurses should also be involved in end of life decision making, which makes nursing and medical perspectives be able to share with families’ perspectives to achieve a consensus (Bloomer,
These nurses experience illnesses themselves and guidelines and precautions are not taken. Nurses should be aided and helped because they are getting taken advantage of and this causes negative effects to be brought upon these nurses. And since nurses are being taken advantage of this causes them to deteriorate at a rate unimaginable, to a point in which posts and positions
It will also allow them to better cope with their grief. Patience would also be essential as both the dying patient and his/her family members will be more emotional and easy agitated. If we are not well-prepared as nurses, we may experience sadness, frustration, depression and may even have the thoughts of
(2000), mentioned that, by helping a patient adapt to change and regain control would lead the patient to accept their altered identity and learn to reorganize their life within the framework of their disability. As a nurse, I believe one more major component in nursing is providing the patients health educations. A nurse with critical thinking and reasoning would plan the discharge care plan for the patient’s as soon as possible after admission to hospital. As for MI patient, cardiac rehabilitation is important for