The nurse should be aware of the patient’s medical history and know their patient well. Patient safety is very important. “Nursing management of older adults with any form of dementia always considers the safety and physical & psychosocial needs of the older adult and family” (Potter & Perry, 2012). Quality Improvement Interventions An intervention for quality improvement is to make sure the patient understands what is happening. The patient should be given time to express their thoughts.
Using Virginia Henderson’s idea about nursing and how they treat a patient, I believe that each person has basic needs that need to be assessed and met in order to recover. However, unlike Henderson’s theory my philosophy on nursing uses more than just the idea that a patient has basic needs. My philosophy continues and explains that a nurse should use the idea of holistic nursing care when caring for a patient and the nurse should connect a patient's care with the four metaparadigms: person, environment, health, and
They also have to advocate for patient's and support them through their difficult times and with they are improving their health. Professional nurses teach patient's how to manage their health. According to our textbook, The ANA states that “ practice of nursing is based on societies that knows their rights and responsibilities”. In which nurses derive their skill
This book was essentially written to make sure the patient has the best chance at returning to their optimum health and the nurses who are helping them getting there. In this paper, I will be reviewing noise, personal cleanliness, and observation of the sick. I will be discussing how these
Nursing process provides a framework for clinical decision-making, which helps to guide care and promote critical thinking. Improvements patients participation in care by promoting patient autonomy and individualized care. ADPIE is an acronym that is used to help nurses remember the steps in order: Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. In the assessment phase, nurses collect subjective and objective data about the patient in a systematic way through observations, interview questions, and physical examinations. Data is collected, organized, verified, and recorded.
During the nursing process, apart from medication for pain control, the nursing intervention of applying pillow, music therapy, massage, and adjusting a comfortable position to alleviate cancer-related discomfort were provided. When facing patient’s apathy, anxiety, and unwilling emotions,
Palliative care as a type of care relieves the patient from symptoms, pain and stress related to serious illnesses. A team of specialists and care providers provide palliative care in an aim to control, improve patient quality of live and increase the functional and decision making among the patients (Medline). Palliative care seeks to attain personal satisfaction for both the patient and his or her family. Reduction of suffering, improvement of the patient quality of life and helping the patient and his/her family in decision making is the purpose of palliative care. Some of the issue that are addressed by the palliative care team include releasing the pain of physical sickness, addressing emotional stress as well as the financial concerns of the affected patients so
Nurses can give the prescribed medications to their clients, but it is the nurses’ jobs to ensure that their clients are reaching maximum potential. If a client is in crisis or a manic state, the nurse can provide different therapy techniques to calm them down or ground them to. It is priority for the nurse to keep their patient safe during an episode. It is pertinent for a nurse to be empathetic during the aftermath of the episode. After an episode of acute mania, a client may feel embarrassed or disoriented.
Introduction of the Organization I work at Parkland Health & Hospital System that has a rich history since its beginnings. First opened its doors in 1894, and is now one of the largest public hospital systems in the country, licensed for 861 adult patient beds and 107 neonatal patient beds and more than 10,000 employees. The hospital averages more than 1 million patient visits annually. Services include a Level I Trauma Center, the second largest civilian burn center in the U.S. and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The system also includes 20 community-based clinics, 12 school-based clinics and numerous outreach and education programs.
Role, duties and responsibilities as a registered Nurse or Staff Nurse Registered nurse duties different according to the areas of the expertise. They carry along a central role in promoting the wellness by performing a full range of services. A registered Nurse mainly focuses on caring for educating the patients and their family members about early recovery and ways of prevention of diseases. Hence, nurses assess patients’ health problems and needs, develop and execute nursing care plans and maintain medical records. The profession of a registered nurse comes along with the complexities and major responsibilities.