1. What was the developmental stage of your patient? Explain their accomplishments at this developmental stage. Does it match their chronologic age? Answer: My patient’s chronologic age was 2 years old and his developmental stage was Erikson’s autonomy vs shame & doubt. The accomplishments occur during this age are the child has an opportunity to build self-esteem and autonomy as he or she learns new skills and right from wrong. The well-cared for child is sure of himself, carrying himself or herself with pride rather than shame. During this time of the “terrible twos", defiance, temper tantrums, and stubbornness can also appear. My patient was very sweet however, he has some stubbornness on him. He would say no to everything and he want to …show more content…
Explain the differences/similarities between what you experienced in the clinical setting regarding your patient’s medical condition, developmental stage, etc. Answer: My patient had swelling under his chin and eczema. I was trying to assess the skin and he would say no for everything. He started crying and did not allowed me to check until his mom calm him down. These are the similarities I noted during my clinical setting regarding medical condition and my patient’s developmental stage. 4. Identify how you did or could advocate for your patient/family. Answer: I offer to ask me the questions about anything patient’s family member did not understand. For example, while my nurse and I was giving medication, I educate patient’s family member that what medication patient is receiving and its common side effects. Parents need to know everything their child is getting cared in the healthcare. So, encouraging them to involved in the treatment plan is very important. These was my way of advocating them. 5. Prioritize your goals for your patient/family during their hospital stay or home care. How will you help them meet these …show more content…
He had a hard, swollen chin and he cried due to pain. Giving my patient’s scheduled medication and monitoring its effect was my number one priority. Another priority would be taking his vitals and assessment on time. I would note any changes and informed to my nurse if any abnormalities are present. I frequently check my patient and family member. I offered bath and linen change, but parent deny it. As a student nurse, my main role would be to help patients and family member to get comfort and get right
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In Moriwaki’s ASPD Medical Report, it states, “term. Moriwaki was difficult as an infant and toddler demanding of parents’ time and attention. Behaviors escalated with the birth of younger brother when Moriwaki was 5 years old. Problem behaviors escalated to
Nurses are critical for promoting health in the society. The profession is highly flexible, since they specialize in diverse operations in the medical field. Registered nurses, for instance, are responsible for the administration of medicine and inoculations to patients (American Nurses ' Association, 2000). Additionally, these professionals observe, record, and enlighten doctors of any changes in a patient’s health. Nurses interpret and evaluate diagnostic examinations to determine an individual’s condition, as well as making the necessary adjustments in patient treatment plans on their health progress.
I would maintain the patient’s privacy. I would instruct the cleaning worker to keep the floor dry every time. I would make sure that every examination and reviews were done prior to surgery. I would check the patient’s record carefully before administering drug. I would confirm patient’s sensitiveness to any kind of allergic reaction and consult with doctors if needed.
Talk about what went well in the scenario. I perform vitals sings and communicated effectively with Mr. Ahmed. I educated the patient in areas such as dehydration, fall risks, intake and ouptup measurements. In addition, I administer oral and intravenous medication to ensure proper drug
Philosophies According to Alligood (2014b), philosophies are specific theories that focus on one or more metaparadigm concepts in a wide spectrum philosophical way (p. 43). For a person to understand philosophies it is required to understand the knowledge type, metaparadigms. Metaparadigm Metaparadigm is the vast perspective of a discipline and a way to describe a concern specifically to a profession or department (Alligood, 2014b, p. 42).
Providing education to the family and patient about what to expect will relieve the stress of the unknown. It is necessary to readdress taught information as reinforcement will provide an increase in confidence. In addition to providing emotional support, it will be important to help the family organize the patient’s environment. Setting up a hospital bed up in an area that is free of clutter, with room for family members to deliver care. Teaching patients how to change linens on the patient 's bed when the patient is unable to
I not only cared for the patients, but I also cared for the families. The family members of sick patients were also my patients, and they too require care; warm blankets, water, food, compassion, and empathy. I had been in their
During these past weeks at the Archbold ER, I had the opportunity to put into practice many of the content learned in class. This included but was not limited to the proper placement of a Foley catheter using sterile techniques, insertion of an NG tube, and assessment of patients. Even though I attempted to complete some of my initial goals for this internship, I noticed that I couldn’t complete a few of them due to lack of time and lack of experience in the field. Therefore, some of my goals that I’ll need to address during the following three weeks include improve my assessment skills, have better communication with my patients, and improve my questioning to get a better understanding of the cause that brought them in. One the most beneficial
(Julia J. 2013) Emotion and willingness to treat have significant influence on the therapeutic relationship between practitioner and patient. Patient is our teacher. Patch Adams understands himself better after helping Rudy. There is always something to learn from each patient. Some patients with chronic disease know more about it than any practitioner because they live with the disease for decades.
Open ended questions are a good way to obtain fuller information, rather than a closed ended question that requires more than a simple yes or no answer. This therapeutic communication technique is particularly useful when the nurse wants fuller and deeper information from the client and wants to know the patient’s feelings and beliefs about their current health situation. Closed ended questions are useful when the client is cognitively impaired or they are on mechanical ventilation with intubation and not able to speak with the nurse and others. Nontherapeutic communication, like giving false reassurance or sympathy or just asking “why” questions, verbally or nonverbally, can make patients feel defensive. If we try to make assumptions about his/her feelings, we might jump to the wrong conclusions.
I begin to think about how my patient is living, what kind of housing are they living in, can they afford their co pay or medication if they do not have insurance’s. I learned that, community health nursing look at the population not individual patients. I learned the various resources available in the community and how to refer my patient who is in need to these resources. I learned that care in the community must be available, accessible, and acceptable in order for care to reach the population. Most importantly, I learned not to be judgmental especially to my disadvantage patient that might be homeless or
DEVELOPMENT PSYCHOLOGY: REFLECTIVE ESSAY In life of an individual there are several developmental changes or events which occur as continuity of span of life. Some of life developmental stages include infantile, adolescence, maturity, and adulthood. These phases have biological, social, psychological and physiognomic reasons to which an individual completed the course of life. Psychological analysis upon the developmental stages include the focus on characterization, demarcation and the social interaction of individual’s life (Baltes & Schaie, 2013).