4. PHYSIOLOGIC MONITORING SYSTEM Monitoring patient and having understanding of physiological parameters is important to every nurse, so with the aid of physiologic monitoring system the job is made easy to be able to offer high quality. Normal and abnormal variants in parameters and vital signs from the system help the nurse to intervene promptly and appropriately. It helps the nurse to tailor parameters of the alarms to meet the specific needs of each patient. Continuous monitoring of physiological function help guide management decision and when to make therapeutic interventions.
Nursing profession- with effective nurse-patient communication, misdiagnosis, wrong treatment pattern as well as deaths are avoided. The aim of nursing care is also achieved and nurses are satisfied with the care rendered to patients. Nurse-patient communication also makes nursing work easier. CONCEPT 4: THE ROLES OF NURSES IN DIFFERENT HEALTHCARE DELIVERY
It also provided the use of critical thinking and clinical judgment on how to prevent falls, support, and be accountable for a client professionally. The practical knowledge I have learned helped me become aware of assessing and assisting a client. As a nurse, our job is to provide “safe, compassionate, competent and ethical care” (p.8) and collaborate as an interprofessional team to deliver safe care and prevent risks from happening while offering quality nursing care (CNA, 2017). I will always provide the professional care under the code of ethics to promote health and wellness for an older adult and prevent risks from happening. As well as following the plan of care, use communication strategies, be aware, acknowledge, and accommodate individuals with different diseases such as with dementia, to promote fall prevention strategies (RNAO, 2017).
Introduction In the nursing field it is essential to provide excellent patient care to promote the wellbeing of all patients. One of the most essential times for nurses to collaborate and work as a team is during report between shifts. It is of upmost importance that each nurse gives a thorough report to the next shift so that they are aware of all issues each patient is having and they can work as a team collaborating proper care to promote patient wellbeing. Optimal communication in the health care environment is defined as an information-sharing experience in which all team members generate input using a variety of methods, including verbal, nonverbal, and written forms. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN),
The Cerner program I use at the hospital gives me quicker access to patient information, improves efficiency, and reduces the potential for drug errors. I am able to document and share with patients and staff data such as lab results in real time. The Medication Administration Record helps me record and dispense medication in a correct and timely manner. The MAR also helps me provide patient education using references that are specific to that medication. I am able to access the information as I am talking with patients and provide copies of that information to patients for future use.
In the article “Skills for Nursing Practice” The authors note that Nursing takes skills such as leadership, communication, teamwork, and compassion. These skills are focused around patients, and promotes dignity and respect toward the patient. When becoming a nurse, one of the most important skills is to be organized. This helps with decision making, critical thinking, knowledge, and being professional (Felton). When working in an ER it is important to be up to date with what is going on, and remaining calm in stressful situations.
Assessment of the respiratory system will enable the nurse to detect the respiratory problems and to make good diagnosis for the patients. 5.3 Application in current Job Assessment of the respiratory system is essential and enables me to know the respiratory condition of my patients. During assessment, I take a comprehensive data of my patients to know and understand the patient’s respiratory condition and to know the factors that predisposes the patient
The human factors that affect efficient communication involve patients’ moods or reactions towards the services provided by the nurses. Therefore, nurses are advised to exercise patience and understanding of the conditions of their patients. They should seek to serve the clients regardless of whether they are rude or welcoming. In cases where communication is hindered due to lack of cooperation from the patient, the nurse can seek assistance from their supervisors. Also, nurses are advised to shun from forming predetermined perception of patients to ensure that they can communicate
Lack of documentation can alter the nursing intervention, such as in the scenario which stated medication was not discontinued when the resident was at high risk for bleeding. This can put a patient to danger and at risk for injury. Hence, they must make sure to record down all the patient’s evaluation findings, information and findings. Other than that, nurses should also be discreet, stay educated and follow proper procedure and
Specifically, the article talks about mobility in older adults. The main intention of the article is to promote mobility in older adults. The article talks about how many negative health outcomes can be avoided by simply a nurse helping an older adult with ambulation, sitting in a chair, and range of motion. The article also talks about certain barriers that prevent patient mobility such as a nurse having certain knowledge gaps or certain attitudes about patient mobility. The article focuses on hospitalized older adults, but it talks about how the same can occur in a long term care facility if the patient has some sort of disease or is unable to move themselves.
(Nurse). As a nurse, the goal is to treat and prevent if possible; secondary complications, and managing symptoms to help improve their daily lives. The nurse has the responsibility to educate the patient on the medications used in the management of their condition. Therefore, the nurse should educate the patient on the use of anticonvulsant, tricyclic antidepressants and pain medications. These three nursing actions can be taken to promote optimum patient
As a mental health nurse at DBHDD under the new preceptorship program, nurses will be able to learn how to communicate and provide good service to our patients. Not to mention, communication skills are crucial components of being a mental health nurse. Under this preceptorship, DBHDD nurse will have a good foundation and knowledge of mental ill health theory and how to apply it in practice. Understand the risk of violence that is often associated with mental health, and the number of the skilled set that is needed to identify a buildup of tension and be able to defuse any issues in needed by observational, interpersonal communication and psychosocial. In addition to, learning communication techniques, the program will demonstration how to stay calm in situations that may cause some type of violence in the workplace with the patient, by establishing problem-solving, good judgment, and maybe offer advice skills.