In Susanna Kaysen’s Girl, Interrupted, Susanna is told that she is mentally ill. They treat her for borderline personality disorder when she does not feel that she has any mental illness at all. When she arrives at the institution she feels as though she does not fit in as she does not see herself as crazy. In Kaysen’s memoir, she is being hyper-treated by the doctors and nurses
This all happens during the patient’s therapy session. The OT says to the nurse that cleaning a patient’s buttocks is the job of the CNA and that she, the OT, will not do it. As all this is occurring, the patient is still exposed to anyone who looks in this room from the hall. The conflict in case one deals with the fact that the Occupational therapist does not think it’s their job to clean up the patient, as a result of that, the patient got treated in a very demeaning and embarrassing manner.
It is practiced in our hospital however, it is limited and not practicing effectively. Nurses would however utilize support from collegues and the incharge (informal supports) rather than from organization in structured way. Significantly, nurses need to feel safe and supported when they been assaulted and victimized. This cam be achieved through formal support program like debriefing system following the incident. Additionaly, it is necessary that
They should be good communicators, and actually listen to their patients, or families concerns, empathize, and provide clear concise information. An important value a healthcare worker should also embody is altruism. Nurses and medical professionals need prioritize their patients’ needs, without any regard for rewards or benefits. A persons’ health and welfare needs to be priority to a nurse, no matter what the situation. Josie’s Story highlighted the importance of altruism, and the need for nurses and doctors to take a step back and truly listen.
In Conclusion, based on literature within the above analysis it is evident that gaining consent from a patient before any procedure, investigation or care task is a legal, ethical requirement. Similarly, it is essential to understand the reasons of why communication is significant in nursing. Also, there are many formats of communication to use with patients, and it is vital to determine which form is correct. Dignity and respect also play a fundamental part of nursing, and the absence of this permits patients to feel devalued and
The simulation exercise demonstrates the consequences on patients and staff as Jenny, the charge nurse chooses the wrong path on her decisions. Janice acts with less respect towards her patients’ well-being as she refers them as procedures not as their names. As a charge nurse of the department, her behavior exemplifies unprofessionalism to her co-staff and new employee Elise. Patients deserve respect regardless what the circumstance is. If leaders exhibit know how to respect, the followers tend to imitate them.
Also, neglect can be, not paying attention to a person health issues, not giving support, left an individual unsupervised, failure in providing medical care for a person. However, as it relates to the case study, Mrs. Thompson before she died was badly abuse and has been neglected by a staff member that causes her untimely death. However, Mrs. Thompson had suffered from abused, first physically, whereby her head was shoved through a wall and causes a number of bruises. According to gov.uk, all abuses are to be reported when a service user is not being treated with the right care at a care home or if they have been mistreated by any care
With reflection it is important that the individual is honest, which needs to be reflected in written record keeping, this enables others to easily understand what has occurred (Williams et al, 2012). Reflective practice is mainly used to assist nurses and healthcare professionals to gain an
Cultural baggage attributes to propensity by one person to place his or her culture, a way of thinking and behavior above all others (Andrews & Boyle, 2016). It would be important for nurses to respect the patient’s view of things, although it might not be correct or just plain different. While it is hard to disregard the background that each nurse is coming from, the patience and attempt to understand would assist in the proper assessment. From personal experience, I recall a patient coming from a different country, who did want to deal and even talk to the nursing staff, and demanded to see the physician with every concern. Ethnocentrism is a view of a group of people placing themselves in a center and making themselves superior to others,
What is your perception on professional boundaries? Professional boundaries are guidelines that help to keep a nurse and patient’s relationship professional. Professional boundaries help to keep the nurses focused on patient care and the patients focus on meeting their health care related goals. Give one example for each of the following and explain-
I feel that the mother needs to be consistent with her mental health services and work with us as we are not working against her. One positive thing I can share is that Marie is motivated to get her children back." The Supervisor then provided this writer the patient new DCF worker contact information: Maribel Santos @860-418-8239. This writer thanks the Supervisor for her input about the patient 's case. This writer then relayed the information to the patient, at which the patient was upset.
It also suggests that, “within the hospital team nurses have the right to autonomy of judgement and decision and in conflicted situations, such as the one described here” (109). This means if the parents cannot come up with a definite answer, the nurses have the right to decide what is best for the child. Also, this article explains the conflicts when parents and medical staff disagree. Many problems can be caused by this issue such as, “what extent is it possible to scrutinize the way devoted parents should act” (108). Then, in another scholarly article, “The Role of The Pediatric Nurse in Promoting Pediatric Right to Consent,” gives specific characteristics that nurses should look for in children to determine how capable they are.
Personal statement Please consider the following in support of my application for a position of an Acute Stroke staff nurse (HASU/ L21) at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. I completed my nursing studies in 2012 gaining a Bachelor of Nursing Science (Adult) degree from the University of Nottingham. Since qualifying, I have worked on a 16 bed hyper-acute stroke admissions ward. The ward triages and admits patients straight from the ambulance service, GP surgeries and the Emergency Department. Where appropriate patients are thrombolysed on the ward and acute patients are cared for and closely monitored in their first few days post stroke.