A medical interpreter would expedite critical decision making by gathering and exchanging information which could save lives. Procedure to determine competencies of patients. The health care facility implements an education program to inform the patient about advance directives, and possibly have then created one. Granting family members authority to make a medical decision for incapacitated family members. The health care facility will develop a standard operating procedure giving family members power as a lost resort.
How the principle of autonomy fits into this dilemma is because, as nurses we are supposed to respect our patients and their wishes of treatment whether we agree with them or not. Ultimately patients should have the autonomy to choose or deny treatment. In this case the patient is the parent and child; as the legal guardians to the children exemption is a patient choice. The issue is until the child is old enough to make that decision on their own their parents are the ones primarily putting their children and others at risk. Beneficence in nursing is used to benefit patients by preventing harmful situations or improving quality of patient care by advocating for them when they cannot.
Introduction to the Culturally Competent Care Firstly, the paper introduces a series of important questions a nurse should ask him/her about the importance of cultural competence in patient 's care, the assessment tool which is more feasible to use according to each specific population, and how that knowledge would help to improve patient 's care and reduce healthcare disparities especially for minorities. Importance of the Culturally Competent
Some of the important elements the theory addresses are: the caring healing moment, intentionality and interdependence. In regards to the first factor, it is evident that Abraham Maslow offered inspiration to Watson who later came up with the concept. It mainly indicates that nurses should focus more on the higher order needs compared to lower order necessities, since this will enable them to offer the love and affection that ailing individuals desire. Secondly, intentionality creates an intent to act on something. It ensures that nurses focus on the specific factor affecting the patient in order to offer specialized attention.
Future research should examine both advocacy and paternalism to overcome ethical dilemma of autonomy and wellbeing to help nurses make ethical decisions. A better understanding of the issue of advocacy and paternalism help in determining the development of more effective interventions for patients with dementia. Lastly, it is important that the health care professional evaluates and decides what level of supports the client requires to find the fine line between the advocacy and understanding of paternalism to make ethical decision for nursing care (Sjöstrand et al.,
Professionalism includes standards of knowledge which is theoretical, practical and clinical. Nurses should be able to share their knowledge with colleagues, client and family enhance their skills to improve quality care and health goals. Nurses should be open-minded and have a desire to learn a new skill, not just to show off; one of the episodes, where the nurse doesn’t have any clue of how to start the IV pump clearly, explains how the media depicts nurses as unskilled professionals in their scope of practice. I feel that nurses should use legislation, standards of practice and code of ethics to practice this profession. After the victory signing up the petition, it seems that still uncertainty of the true image of how nurses are described in the media.
They assess, diagnose and treat acute and chronic illnesses as well as preventative healthcare for individuals and families. As their care is family-centered, they must also be able to understand the relevance of the family’s identified community. In addition to the nine essentials as outlined by the AACN, the FNP must meet competencies in advanced health assessment skills in order to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings. They should able to use screening and diagnostic strategies to develop diagnosis and they must be able to prescribe medications to enable them to work as independent practitioners (Competencies for Nurse Practitioners, 2012). In order to meet these competencies, the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation (2008) requires three separate graduate-level courses in advanced physiology and pathophysiology, health assessment and pharmacology as well as appropriate clinical experiences across the age
The counselor needs to make sure to respect clients at all times. For that reason, the counselor should refer to the code of ethics for additional support. The counselor should have ethical and legal considerations when using research in counseling it is for the protection of the client. It is important to know what the population the counselor will be working to see if the research will be effective if there will be any barriers for the client. The responsibility of the counselor is to collect the proper pre and post-test of the client to show a difference when they first started therapy when they finished.
Promoting patient’s autonomy is showing a sense of respect the patients. This can be violated very easy, it is the nurse responsibility to provide some sort of safety to prevent this from occurring. By educating the patients is recommended in all healthcare environment. When these patients understand that they have right to their medical information, and also they have right to make any decision, they will be able to advocate themselves and prevent it. Educating the patient as a preventive measure that will also prevent any ethical dilemma advanced practice nurses’ moral distress.
emplate Observations (Similarities/Differences) Ethics My future role is Family Nurse Practitioner. Ethics deals with the actions of being right and wrong and what is good and what is bad (Barker & Denisco, 2016). The ethical guidelines provide advanced practice nurses their job description within the scope of practice and prevent them from underdoing or overdoing their job. My comparison role is as Graduate Nurse. Ethics serve as a guide for moral and ethical conduct and thus treat people with dignity, respect and uniqueness regardless of age, sex, color or religion.