Furthermore, what works in the context of care should be identified and the context variables implementation. Hence, based on the analysis of LoBiondo-Wood and Haber (2013), conducting periodic EBP training and encouraging mentorship, especially by those nurses who have vast experience in the evidence-based practices should be prioritized. This will ensure EBP and nursing other approaches remain central to the interdisciplinary
Continuous professional development (CPD) has beed introduced in Malaysia since 2008 to meet improved self-development and health care services among nurses. Being a nurse, when we take parts of activities of CPD, we nurses could apply the knowledge we have by treating patient by doing nursing care. From continuous professional development we would be exposed and knows the barriers to its progress and its impact on nursing practice or nursing proffesionalism. Continuous professional development (CPD) is an important tool in improving the nurse’s knowledge regarding patient’s health. It is a process of learning of to keep up to date with current practices in nursing practices.
There are many things that nurses can do to monitor errors that may occur by means of medication administration. According to Leufer and Cleary-Holdforth (2013), a “[…] crucial role of continuing education in fundamental areas of nursing practice, of which medication management is one” (p.214). A possible solution could be that, just like CPR certification, there could be a certification for nurses based on the six rights of medication administration. In this training, each nurse would learn the basics of med-admin and ways that they could minimize errors. By completing this certification, the nurse would then be able to administer medicine as safely as possible to each of the patients that they care for.
Nurses got to ensure that patients have the required knowledge and skills before discharge (Collins, 2014). Wagner et al. (1996) had argued that, for chronic conditions patient’s they learned to empower self management by gain knowledge and skill from nurses whom had done the plans for discharge. Lorig et al. (2009) had agreed that, the concept of empowering patient in self management is crucial.
According to Shilton’s Advocacy Model, it is important to identify the evidence sources that will support the model and ensure that it remains on course to achieving the objectives. In health care advocacy, lobbying is one of the strategies applied in supporting the sources of information for a strategy (Hansen-Turtonet et al., 2010). As a result, some of the sources of information that will apply in the strategy include the government websites that list the importance of nurse-managed health centers and why they need community support. In using the lobbying method to advocate for the support of the nurse-managed health centers, we will enforce the message to all the stakeholders and the community in
And I hope I can promote this message to the others. Conclusion To conclude, all the aspects discussed in risk management are of the same importance. To be a competent nurse in risk management, I have to provide evidence and knowledge based practice, not to be judgmental in others values and beliefs, and always remember the how significant proper nursing practice is. Nevertheless, I should also be competent with other areas like leadership, resource and crisis management. All these areas contribute to my successful and professional future
The impact of evidence based practice (EBV) has reflected across the nursing practice, education and science. I have been able to acquire a better knowledge of how research relates to nursing practice, and how findings could be used to transform the field of nursing. As a nurse, I have been able to recognize shortcomings with element of practice, process and procedures. However, I lack a strong ability to create a strategy for change. From this class, I have been able to know the constituents of an evidence based project including a PICOT question.
As several of the individuals who decide to develop a career in the healthcare field, my desire of becoming a nurse comes from past experiences which have made me appreciate the field and its merits. Being raised in a single parent household gave me the responsibility and effectiveness of dealing with difficult situations. Qualifications that are expected to be acquired as nurse and I hope to attain much more as a student of the College of Nursing’s Program. For instance, one of my career goals is to obtain core abilities required for a Master’s of Science Degree in Nurse Anesthesia, the second is to dedicate myself to lifelong learning, and the third is to contribute back to the community. Becoming a Certified Nurse Anesthetist has always been of my interest in the wild range of specializations available for a nurse.
If this college would grant me the opportunity, I would like to take part in this flexible study program, which will enhance my place to reach my desired goal. With many years’ experience as a registered nurse, I find that continuing my education will allow me to thrive in my career. My critical thinking skills has allowed me to carry out positive patient outcomes as well as, respecting patient’s ethics and values.
However, leadership and management have different traits. When considering the two categories, the former is more relevant to the current health care environment that requires the remodeling of the health care system in order to respond well to the current health care challenges. Managers control and maintain the status quo and are concerned about organizational structures and procedures in the current period (Tomey, 2007). On the other hand, nurse leaders are innovative, self-directed, self-motivated, originate, focus on purpose, do the right things, are challenged by change, are visionaries and have a future time frame (Tomey, 2007 & Geyer, 2013). In addition, nurse leaders have knowledge of wider contemporary issues in nursing and an understanding of factors that can affect or improve the profession as well as service delivery (Antrobus & Kitson, as cited in Scully, 2015).