It taught me about the compliance of risk management for fall and the consistency of skills required based on the standard of nursing practice so that as a nurse, it will help us to improve our quality of care and keeps risk management skills updated. Besides, it taught me about how to be a careful nurse at the same time try to fulfill the patient’s needs. Decision making is important. As a nurse, we need to think the rationales before you provide your care to or for the patient. Risk management do help us decrease the nursing liabilities, but it also remind us to always follow the protocols and principles of nursing practice or on the other words ‘not to break’ it.
The goal of Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Theory is to decrease the self-care deficit. When patients are ill, they need assistance with care. As nurses we are there to provide the care needed while allowing the patient to perform as many tasks as they can for themselves. By allowing patients to provide care for themselves, they develop a sense of confidence and can assist them in overcoming obstacles in care. Per Meleis (2012), “Orem’s theory is categorized as a theory whose primary focus provides a framework for assessing needs of clients and developing intervention in enhancing peoples’ abilities to manage daily care for themselves and their dependents, and conserve their energy, and
They should respect the client despite their mental health backgrounds. This attitude is known as positive regard. Positive regard values the clients as a person and not their mental illness. The nurse pays attention to the client and tents to steer clear of negative opinions. The nurse thinks about the client’s ideas when planning their nursing care.
Nurses are considered professionals and professionalism is defined as the skill, and good judgment that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well. The general public respects nurses and therefore a high level of professionalism is expected when working with clients. Nurses have to be aware of the ethical values and nursing principles such as: beneficence and autonomy, to help them make an ethical choice. These values fall under the ethical principles of promoting health and well-being, and respect the decisions people make. Vaccinations is an on going dilemma because the decisions that are made by nurses’ effects populations differently, however, nurses must make choices that are reflective of the code of ethics, and principles for registered nurses.
Patients shouldn’t be viewed as just another ailment or medical diagnosis, but instead as real living, breathing people who need our help and deserve our attention and care. Nurses should be advocates for their patient and encourage them to contribute to their own individual care plan. I also find great importance in keeping a patients confidentiality and unless there is a duty to report. As a nurse the core values should be to focus on the patients needs above your own in order to promote patient health, safety and empowerment. Nursing Organizations that Support my Personal Philosophy/ Political Positions and Stance Two nursing organizations that
Did you know what vaccinations are activating some antibodies in the body that are not actually giving you the disease? (Merino 13). Many United States citizens argue the common topic of if vaccinations should be required by children to take. Being given vaccinations will allow children to live healthier lives in the long run. It is critical for young kids to receive all of their vaccinations to save their lives.
Every hospital has to follow the laws and respect patients’ privacy any rights. Even though the medical staff encourages the patient and the family to go along with the appropriate treatment in order to cure the illness, but it’s still their choice to accept or refuse it. This paper addresses that informed consent is different for every culture, and strategies on how a medical professional can balance cultural preferences with full disclosure. Furthermore, why adolescents shall be allowed to make their own life and death decisions and address the dilemmas on informed consent, also ethics versus legal issues. Informed Consent The informed consent should be different for different cultures.
Clinical Observation Based on my observations of Sarah and her family I believe that Sarah would benefit more by staying at her home with her family. Though Sarah is being taken care of by her family, I am very concerned with her behavior towards herself and her family. First, I think that Sarah needs to be seen by a doctor so that her condition can be diagnosed and so her family can know how to continue to better take care of her. I also believe that Sarah needs to be taught how to communicate whether it’s verbal or nonverbally, so that she can better communicate with her family. Why?
Professionalism includes standards of knowledge which is theoretical, practical and clinical. Nurses should be able to share their knowledge with colleagues, client and family enhance their skills to improve quality care and health goals. Nurses should be open-minded and have a desire to learn a new skill, not just to show off; one of the episodes, where the nurse doesn’t have any clue of how to start the IV pump clearly, explains how the media depicts nurses as unskilled professionals in their scope of practice. I feel that nurses should use legislation, standards of practice and code of ethics to practice this profession. After the victory signing up the petition, it seems that still uncertainty of the true image of how nurses are described in the media.
Regular depression screening is important in the healthcare setting since it helps the physicians treat depression and employ recovery mechanisms for the patients. This report will evaluate a strength-based model of care and explore how its supports nurses to work in partnership with children. The report will also demonstrate how health promotion and health education impact the health of children and their families. Furthermore, this report will identify issues that affect children and/or families and suggest recommendations for nursing practice. A strength-based model