In an acute care setting, I think is a beneficial to have interprofessional collaboration to optimize care. Most doctors have a specialty in a particular area, so I believe that they should be treating their area in a patient instead of having just one physician treating the patient. Also it think that it is important to have a pharmacist as part of the interprofessional team because they are experts in drug therapy so they can focus more on making sure that the patient is getting the correct drug, dose, and making recommendations to drug therapy if necessary. Including different professions into the healthcare team helps optimize patient care because dividing up the work allows each member can focus on their area of expertise. Every morning, I
Most patients do not know what advance directs are, so we should clarify the information and make sure they are satisficed with their decisions. If the patient in the last minutes of surgery wants to change anything in the advance directs, we should give them a chance to change it. Even in preoperative phase, we want to teach the patient what will happen after surgery and things they should do like ambulation. As the nurse you should explain what the purpose of ambulation is to the patient. You should always teach and educate the patient about their well being.
As a pharmacist, it will be my duty to educate and counsel patients with their use of medication, and understanding medical terminology plays a huge role in this. In learning medical terminology, I realize that I may not learn every term there is to know. However, I have learned how to analyze a term and use the prefixes as hints for its
Does your doctor 's facility always juggle between giving quality healthcare and taking care of everyday operations like medical data entry? In the event that your answer is a yes, then it is time you offer your healthcare staff a reprieve and consider outsourcing a non-center movement like medical data entry. In the event that your hospital/healthcare services focus is as of now confronting any of the accompanying situations, then it 's an ideal opportunity to put your restorative information section prerequisites under the control of professional: 1. You and your staff think that its testing to manage an everyday procedure like data entry, while giving quality healthcare services 2. Your patients are not getting the consideration and consideration that they merit, as your staff is overburdened 3.
Each article also integrated CBT and a client centered approach in a clinical setting in order to create the opportunity for clients to develop skill needed to prevent relapse and treat their problems with substance abuse. Similar to what we learned in class CBT requires individual to learn, identify, and
You need a system that can keep up with this ever changing world to give the patients the best care possible. There is new procedures, information, diseases, and advances in science on a daily basis and if you don 't have a system that can keep up with all of the changes, you can waste time and money along with the loss of patients. Patients need and deserve the best care possible and it 's up to the doctors to make that happen. Organization is going to be a key component in an EHR system as you need important information and fast in some instances and if you don 't have a well-organized system, it could mean life or death, in some situations. A well-organized system will save time when a doctor is in talking with a patient because all the pertinent information will be easy and quick to find.
I find that very useful for people that do not know the dominate language to be able pick providers that are able to speak their language. I have heard so many horrifying stories that people over dosed on medication because they did not understand the instructions the provider told them. Putting this clause into effect has been very beneficial for people to get their needs met in their terms. According to the Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare (2010), “By 1982 every state had Medicaid, and by 1989 dental services were added in every state” (p. 1). This to me is the most important piece to the puzzle when it comes to Medicaid.
One of the most common arguments in the United States today is the healthcare reform. The unique aspect of this argument is that everyone acknowledged that reform was needed, but as to what that alteration should be was the argumentative part of the reform. The goal of this reform is to help people who primarily need health care coverage and eliminate the preexisting conditions by insurance companies. In the past, many of the insurance companies denied coverage for patients with condition as such as cardiac diseases and many more because they consider it as a pre-existing condition. Passing this health care reform bill will help people in the low income and working class who could not afford health care insurance.
When I interviewed Larnette Gonzales a Front Desk Coordinator at an emergency addiction center I was a bit eager to hear her concerns and opinions about working in a high paced medical environment. I learned that being a front desk coordinator is not a stress free career in an addiction healthcare setting, because you are dealing with many people with all sorts of mental and medical problems. I would have to say that Larnette has a lot of patience when it comes to the barriers she stated when the patient is being checked in with a family member or is still at the denial stage of their addiction. I did learn that in order for a hospital, clinic, or any health care environment the team leader of a Physician has to set the example for the rest of the staff to follow. For example, Larnette stated that they have weekly meeting and they are able to state their concerns without any harsh criticisms and the Physician tries to set up weekly lucheons, so that they can have a good work place and personal relationship with one another and come together as a family.
I can relate to your struggle in identifying the differences between the three terms, although being in the health care field my entire professional career. Analyzing the differences can take a while to process as referring to such terms has become systematic. It is fascinating hearing about your organization as I have not been exposed to the mental health sector of healthcare in my career. It is interesting that your organization provides anonymous self-assessment screenings, I assume it is anonymous due to the stigma associated with mental health issues. It seems as though health care is the focus of your organization, by pursuing overall societal health through the use of health services such as the self-assessments and outpatient clinics.
The journal “Patient Opioid Education” explains how opioid abuse is better if researched health care providers can better educate their patients on the issue. According to Ms. Costello, research is being done to further educate patients about the drugs they are taking. In fact “a quasi-experimental pretest posttest design was used to evaluate nurses’ knowledge of opioids,” (309). Although, the research reveals that patients have a lack of knowledge about safe opioid use this is because nurses lack the understanding of the addiction. Accordingly, all health care providers should have education on opioid dependence to avoid such addictions.
While that is important, as pharmacists we have a duty to care for our patients as well. Many times, hospitals asks pharmacists to perform actions that might go against The Code of Ethics. However, we still need to respect the autonomy and dignity of all our patients (Veatch & Haddad, 5). As Antonio has so gracefully stated, what if the physician has found evidence that the medication does work but no trials yet have been performed on it? What would you do in this instance Aggy?
Thanks for sharing your discussion post. You provided a great example of miscommunication in the healthcare field. Our job as a nurse is no joke, because we are dealing with lives. Sometimes we think physicians know it all, but that is not the case. You are right, it is difficult to review a medication especially in an emergency situation, plus you were a new nurse at that time, so you were still getting familiarized with drug doses and uses.