Confidentiality, This is where what happens in the workplace weather it is good or weather it's bad you don't talk about it around people that don't need to know. Such as if service user a urinated in the bed, you don't tell people that don't need to know you only tell someone such as the manger and sort it out before anyone can talk. This is important in the workplace because it makes the services users more comfortable and they feel safe and make sure no one is talking about each other away from the workplace. So for example when the person urinated in the bed and the care worker told someone outside the workplace that is a bad use of confidentiality and dignity as the person may of felt embarrassed and this means everyone will find out and they could laugh at the person. This also could of meant the person lost their dignity and self esteem.
This type of disclosure is an organizational violation, but could also lead to legal ramifications as well. Incidental disclosure of protected health information is not considered to be a “violation of the HIPAA medical privacy regulation provided the covered entity has applied reasonable safeguards” (Hatton, 2003) to help prevent them. This error also has the potential to cause distrust in the patient that the nurse is transporting, causing them to lose faith in the company. The nurse stopped Sue in the hallway (a public space), while transporting another patient, to tell Sue that there was an issue. The nurse made no attempt to keep the issue private and rattled of the details in front of the escorted patient, even though the situation was not an emergency or life threatening.
Confidentiality: is a key care value which protects the privacy of the informations of a service user , when dealing with records and other information concerning individuals who use service. Confidentiality is a protection to personal information of a service user that helps respect the privacy of the service user by not sharing the information with others to build up a trust between the client and the care worker. Dilemma;there are times when it is not easy to decide whether or not disclose information you have to given in confidence. The only time confidentiality may be broken is when: -If they intend to harm others,If someone has said they are going to harm themselves or the action harms the,If they plan or have being involved in a criminal offence.
Safety is a condition characterized by minimal risk of harm coupled with protection from potential harm. In health care, patient safety involves instituting mitigation measures to prevent potential adverse events. Unfortunately, the existence of potential adverse events is only recognized after such an event has occurred. Reporting an adverse event, therefore, is the first step towards developing mitigation measures. However, some nurses fear reporting adverse events, because they erroneously believe they will be penalized for the occurrence of such an event.
A patient in torment or at health risk from an intense dental condition ought to be acknowledged for talk of the condition, analyzed if showed, then either treated or properly alluded. If the hygienist would have done her duties in an ethical manner and in compliance with the laws and regulations, the issues could be avoided. Due to her this unethical professional practice, more patients have health issues. This will also be a risky matter for the continuity of her profession as a hygienist. Hence, the hygienist had to ensure a duty of care to the patients with her quality services.
If we as nurses respect the confidentiality of a patient, we should do so for all the patients. However, Griffith (2007) argues that the duty of confidence should not be absolute and nurses should always consider sharing information if required. Though the principle of respecting patient autonomy and their right to confidentiality is broken here, the principle of beneficence and non-maleficence is uphold. Nurses have an obligation to protect patient’s confidentiality but the duty to warn an innocent party of imminent harm is far more critical. Therefore, breaking confidentiality here is potentially doing more good than
That it is one that looks to supress women and their symptoms not cure them. She holds nothing back in explaining that she was given various relaxation and sleeping pills to keep her docile and compliant. If she did not conform they would up the treatment and even punish her. This is no way for a hospital to be supposedly helping people. Kaysen wants her readers to understand the stigmatization that occurs not only within these institutions but in the world.
When Janice decides to attend the process improvement meeting with Mr. Haskins, instead of checking on her patient Mrs. Wemberly, then Janice is not putting her patient’s needs . She has to realize that her primary responsibility as a nurse is to care for her patient’s needs. Mr. Haskins may be pleased with her because she made it on time to the meeting but it does not justify her action that she neglects her patient. In the meeting, Mr. Haskins shows unfairness after he considers the physician’s request for private rooms but disregards Jenny’s appeal to reconsider the environmental issue despite its importance.
In this case study, I would say a health care provider should maintains a professional bounder of relationship with patient. In the case of Jason and Gabriela, Jason should maintain his professional boundaries with Gabriela; however, in the last night of her discharge He gave a hugs her and kisses her cheek and sharing personal information with Gabriela is unethical. It is not okay Jason to take her out because health care provider should not cross the boundaries line between patient and care practitioner. The acquaintance prior to hospitalization also can make a difference with patient relation due to knowing about the patient background and other information might affect the patient –care practitioner relation.it is not ethical to contact
This model is designed to use the need of identifying and correcting errors other than focusing on the punishments of the employee. A line within this culture states that staff are not fired due to a human error. The focus on better the person as a medical professional, since humans can just make mistakes. It was argued that she should have realized that the dose was too much for an infant. The argument back was that a firing a nurse who made a mistake isn’t really solving anything.
S does raise the possibility of higher risks for not doing the surgery, but not having any other health issues contributes to her decision to not take the risk of having the surgery. The physician is ethical in the decision to decrease Mrs. S anxiety. The physician made the correct call which is backed by the principle that the patient is assumed competent unless there is strong evidence to the contrary. Medical professionals may not agree with the patient’s decision but it must be respected to avoid issues. Beauchamp TL, Childress JF.
Using slang is informal language and restricted at the work place. But not all slang is derogatory. In some cases, it’s a way to pack a lot of information into a single phrase, or to warn other colleagues about a potential difficult patient (Michaels). Like for an example a doctor says “High Five” to warn their nurses about a patient who has HIV before operating on that patient. In order to show professionalism, slang should always be avoided.
Hello class, When taking patients reproductive history as a medical assistant I will stay very professional and respectful. Some patients might not feel comfortable releasing private information to you therefore you should assure them that whatever information they disclose to you will be use only for health reason. Make the patient feel comfortable. Some of the questions that you will ask them can make the patient feel embarrassed or uncomfortable because the patient doesn 't want for her private life to be known. Depending on the patient I will try to help them understand that what am asking is not to be nosy but to help the doctor better serve them.
Making sure a person is safe should be everyone 's number one priority. Even though people go to therapists because they want someone to talk to who won 't judge them or divulge their secrets, divulging information about harming another person does not fall under that category. I agree that it can be very difficult for a therapist to decide when a patient actually intends on following through with the death threats or if the patient is just trying to vent. However, if he or she is a good therapist, then he or she should know their patient well enough to decide whether they are being serious.
Falls of critically ill patients admitted to the ICU routine should be avoided developing certain strategies used outside this area, such as prevention of displacement, promote stability, elimination of sliding hazards routinely ensure that the patient is oriented to the environment and the bell is at the fingertips, keeping the beds in the lowest position and braking, providing adequate lighting, and provide anti-slip footwear and technical assistance in lifting patients bed. The response time of the call prolonged ringing patient or family is just one of the potential causes of falls, firstly because if the response time is greater serve their needs later, and partly because no response to the patient may start feeling agitated. Shift schedules nurses can be particularly effective in preventing falls, as they allow the staff to anticipate and address the needs of each patient. The tubing, drains and cables must be securely to prevent tripping when lifting or embody patients. Although falls can happen without warning, subsequent falls can be avoided if the etiology of them is