Therefore, • RN one roles effectively communicating to enhance the patient care to be effective • RN two offering care to the patient as specified by the case manager • The LPN collects data that was utilized in the assessment of the patient • NA role helping in answering calls Advantages and disadvantages of the models All the four models of nursing care delivery presented have advantages and disadvantages. Thus, they may vary appropriately in delivering health care to a patient, but at the same time, they are limited in some aspects. Thus, their significances to the patient, nursing staff, family and nurse manager are outlined. Team nursing Advantages The satisfaction of the patient is improved when this model is utilized. Additionally, it becomes possible to make a decision concerning the healthcare at lower levels.
Patients have benefited greatly from individualised care plan based on the activities of daily living. Using this model has helped to assess independence and potential in activities of daily living , it helps to determine what intervention should be taken out to increase independence as well as ongoing support needs for any dependency that still exists for the patient. When assessing a patient, nurses assess how much their life has changed due to the illness, injury or admission of care, later plan a way of increasing independence and quality of life. This leads to interventions that support independence in areas that may be difficult for the patients to address alone, it helps to promote maximum independence for the patient. This model helps approach and organise care of patients.
Effective communication is one of the most fundamental tools of the nursing practice. Communication involves two parties the conveyor and the recipient, in which information is exchanged through personal and interpersonal mediums (verbal and non-verbal forms), allowing the message conveyed to be received and understood. Ultimately effective communication in healthcare reduces barriers constructed by language and cultural differences etc, creating a safe environment for the client in which they can actively participate in positive health-related behaviours. This explanatory synthesis will explore the concept of self- awareness in relation to therapeutic communication and how it significantly influences nurse-client rapports. It will also
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.
Therapeutic communication is part of the art of nursing that determines a better positive outcome within the scope of practice. Gestures, gaze, touch and expressions should be unique as per the culture of the community (Zangaro 2010). Skilful communication promotes great quality care for patients. One of the new effective clinical communication tools in health service executive is ISBAR (Identify-Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation) for effective communication between multidisciplinary team. In this cost containment atmosphere(W H O 2014) nurses are physically and mentally facing many challenges to attain maximum productivity with minimal cost (BUERHAUS 2009).
APPLICATION TO MY CURRENT JOB 1. ADMINISTRATION This concept has helped in the good supervisory role of staff nurse, in participating in changes of some recommended policy and structural and assist in the implementation of changes. It has helped in establishing goals and arranging them in logical order. Filling the job with the right people that are qualified for it; being a good role model for junior to follow, it has improved ensuring patients welfare, representing employees and staff management, planning, organising, directing, delegating, coordinating staff and supervising the delivery of healthcare. 2.
Some reasons might be plain to recognize by the nurse, but sometimes the reasons might linger in the subconscious. Therefore, people might not always be aware of all the reasons for choosing the profession. However, developing great skills at the nursing profession requires the knowledge of why the particular profession appeared appealing to the individual. Personal philosophical statement Nursing is rooted in the caring attitude to help people in need to become healthy again with regard to the patient’s cultural standard of health, mentally as well as physically. Furthermore, nursing means knowledge of the current evidence-based practice to help a patient with the highest quality of care, but respecting patient’s wishes, if the wishes differ from current evidence-based care.
Interestingly, the residents believe that nighttime senior intensivists improves their educational experience and provides desirable support for decision making. Dylan S et al 2013 Even in the presence of well trained nurses and residents, the presence of nighttime intensivists affects other outcomes such as objectively measured educational outcomes, staff satisfaction, patient and family experiences,and the incidence of malpractice claims Wallace D et al
Effective communication will help with patient care and give a sense of good understanding of what to expect in their care. The ability to establish effective communication in nursing is imperative in providing the best care and patient outcomes possible. Being able to communicate effectively as a nurse is vital, and boosts the nurses’ self-confidence, job satisfaction as well as reducing workplace stress, thus improving patient care. Effective communication is important in companies with workplace diversity. Good communication skills help the barriers of language and cultural differences thus increasing productivity and reducing
Nursing is about merging the talent of caring with the recent high technology.” When nursing presence is combined with technological practice, an opportunity is created to better understand the patient (Bernardo, 1998). Nurses are generous and give their best in the plan and application of information technology in healthcare. .Cope et al (2009) states that “Nurses relied heavily on their senses of sight, touch, smell, and hearing to monitor patient status and to detect changes