Today, On Wednesday, September 9, 2015, I attended a beginning of the school year healthcare meeting. The annual meeting was conducted by one of the school nurses and it included all of the second grade teachers. Before today’s meeting I had never attended a health care meeting, but I certainly knew of the importance of having a good relationship and communication between school nurses and educators. A teacher’s responsibility includes so many variables including and foremost a student’s care and safety. Additionally, School nurses help educators in ensuring and caring for student’s and their healthcare needs.
This assignment is a reflection of ethical dilemmas in nursing practice as a registered nurse; this paper is based on the group assignment which was completed for NURS3004. This reflection will include an explanation of the role that I portrayed in the group, the preparation that I did for the role, what could have been done differently, how this group assignment has impacted me in terms of working in a team and finally explain how this assignment will assist me in my future clinical practice as a newly registered nurse. The role that I played in the group was a patient who has a mental health disorder and I didn’t want his mother to know about the illness, as a front it seemed as though we had a close relationship. When my mother leaves the room I asked the nurse to keep my illness confidential as she does not really understand it.
Discourse Community Examination Discourse communities are essential and if we are aware of it or not we are all part of come kind of community. For the sake of this assignment I will be focusing on a community that I am familiar with. I am currently expressed interest in nursing and will soon be applying into the nursing program and officially be declared as nursing once accepted. An interview was conducted on a pediatric registered nurse named Hedi, Hedi is currently a nurse a Sutter medical center and has been employed there for twenty-five years. As a novice in the nursing discourse community I have much to learn.
The last three clinical weeks at the Long Term Care Facility have provided me with real life situations to enforce the SILC clinical skills and improve my therapeutic communication. This experience has helped shaped me as a professional by allowing me to develop essential skills that contribute to the holistic care of nursing. A significant improvement that I developed following this experience included my assessment skills during every resident interaction. During these resident encounters, I began to address the resident’s overall well-being and comfort rather than just the current problem. I started incorporating questions about pain, how the resident slept at night, their current mood, and many other questions addressing the resident’s status as a whole.
This entry will discuss the DNP student peer-reviewed presentation at the Haitian American Nurses Association (H.A.N.A) monthly meeting on March 18, 2017. The DNP student had the opportunity to speak to members who were non-health professionals, nursing students, nurses, ARNP’s and DNP’s. The DNP student had the chance to prepare for this presentation with her mentor Dr. Marie Etienne. Preparation was done via a conference call. H.AN.A’s meeting was from 7:00PM to 10:00 PM.
My week 6 in Public Health was filled with unprofessionalism and full of sadness how public school has become. I was at Mt. Gleason again this week with Nurse Archer and Nurse Ana. We had to organize health immunization cards that has not been organized for a while. While organizing the health immunization cards, we noticed that the health immunization cards that were in the filing cabinets were mostly students that transitioned to Middle School or have transferred to another schools. It was very disorganized.
During my visit to the BRN meeting, I observed disciplinary hearings in which former nurses could petition to have their licenses reinstated or petition the length of a probation period. Death threats, gross negligence, and drug and alcohol abuse were some violations performed by these nurses. This presented an opportunity for me to have an outsider’s perspective on the situations presented and learn about some qualities that a nurse should or should not have. For instance, multiple bags of drugs were found in the possession of a nurse while on duty.
For the senior/sophomore experience I had many different roles. I helped the students get logged into the computer at Regional Hospital and also helped them get into Meditech. Since it was the first clinical for the sophomore group, many passwords didn’t work. Therefore, I had the chance to show a few students where the IT department was and help them get assistance on getting their passwords figured out. The students were very limited as to what they could do during the clinical.
Description: In week 7 we had visited Wesburn Manor, the Long-term Care (Clinical Placement) setting. It was our first time there, therefore as a group, we oriented the place. At this time, we went to each nursing station on each floor and introduced ourselves from the organization we were from and how we will be providing patient care to the clients in this setting. We were educated by our clinical instructor on the different access codes in the building, the policies and guidelines, our assigned floor and the appointed personal support worker. Our role of professionalism as a nursing student was represented as we came prepared and greeted each healthcare and staff member.
IntroductionDo Nurse Assistants have a big impact on nursing homes? What about the care of Residents?This article reviews nurse assistants, the job commitment they have, and ultimately how it iseffecting other people, most importantly the residents. The findings are horrifying and one wayto fix how nurse assistants view their job or the commitment they have with it is higher pay,more benefits, and possibility to advance. DevelopmentSometimes, a supervisor’s role takes a toll on the care that is received to residents by nurseassistants. These are full grown adults still needing someone to tell them what to do or how to doit when they fully know the right thing to do.
The first thing I would say about today was thought provoking. What I mean by that is it appears that everyone has different organizational skills. Plus not everyone thinks at the same speed or reacts in the same way. Anyways, I noticed throughout today that I was sometimes one step ahead of my nurse. I was even able to help him find different areas of the charting when he got confused, where something in particular was in the charting.
My clinical site is at Good Samaritan Hospital at Downtown, Los Angeles. On my first day, I was a bit nervous because I have never seen a friend or family member give birth. All I can think about is, how can I carry a newborn baby, change diapers, and feed the newborn. We did orientation on my first day and we were introduced to each floors that we will be assigned for the next three weeks. On the 7th floor is the Post-Partum floor, and the 8th floor is the NICU and Labor and Delivery