February 26, 2016, contacted AP to introduce myself as the assigned counselor and to schedule a telephone interview. After introducing myself and confirming the purpose of my call, she stated that she does feel comfortable having a male counselor and clarified few times stating, “It has nothing to do with you. I just don’t feel comfortable having a male counselor.” In response, I indicated that we don’t have a female counselor and that I understand where she is coming from based on her claim (No specific discussion of the details of the claim.) I further explained that given that we do not have a male counselor, the case will be brokered and assigned a female counselor.
In Madera High School students on an average mentioned that the staff members in this school did not handle bullying and harassment to the expectations. On average 125 students chose from a scale 1-10 that the school handled bullying and harassment from a 3-5, ten being perfectly handled. A student who was a victim mentioned, “ It made me feel scared and it made me fear interacting with new people. I did not go to someone for help I went to my teacher for help but she did not really help”(Anonymous). This student obviously tried to talk to an adult and explain what she was going through and how severely did bullying affect her.
NU 413 Week 9 Discussion Board Post student response to Katie-Lynn Fournier by Kathryn Moultrie Good afternoon Kathie, Enjoyed reading your post, and seeing how other organizations handle the operations of their facility and nursing departments. My biggest concern with improving quality care and patient safety issues in that, the responsibility is not ours alone, our Chief Nurse Executives (CNEs) and Director of Nursing (DON), and senior nursing management staffs to lead the journey Disch J. (2008). I find it overwhelming that the majority of the research literature (studies, surveys and reports believe nursing plays the pivotal role in changing the face of health care and improving quality care and patient safety.
As a nursing student, I need to ensure I am performing my tasks, including perineal care, to the highest standard, and addressing areas of concern that I observe during my shifts. As mentioned by Marshall & Bailey (2008), incontinence can greatly impact the quality of life of a patient, as well as increases their risk of potential perineal skin breakdown. Improper perineal care following incontinence can lead to painful skin irritation, UTIs, and pressure sores. Frequent monitoring, and management of incontinence are the first steps in appropriate management. Seeing as I was diligent in observing and reporting the incident of improper perineal care, I was able to follow these crucial first steps in preventing a potential UTI in this geriatric patient.
Personal Reflection Paper Shaun Weems BSHS/345 December 15, 2015 Chelie Byerly Personal Reflection Paper The purpose of this essay is to inform the audience about how I will stop the invidious comparison and how I will identify strategies that I that I am using to block the signal of vicarious traumatization in my life. And as a human services professional how I could avoid vicarious traumatization in my profession. Finally, discuss what blocker mechanism I can developed to avoid vicarious traumatization in our daily basis. To begin it is important to understand what invidious comparison means.
Rural broadband is known as the ability to connect to the Internet efficiently from rural areas in the country and world. It is believed that the increase of rural broadband can stimulate economic growth in such areas. Currently, about 13.1% of U.S. households do not have access to broadband (Singleton, 2015).West Virginia in particular is considered heavily underserved. Currently 29% of the state’s population is underserved, making the Mounain State one of the 5 fewest connected states in America ( “Broadband in West Virginia”, 2017).
The paper is purposely meant to critically criticize a nursing article entitled Promoting Urinary Incontinence in Women after Delivery authored by Linda Brubaker and was published on 25th May 2002 in the British Medical Journal. The article was picked since urinary incontinence is a challenge that most patients fall short of deliberate with the medical practitioners and clinicians thus rendering it a huge complication that is not often reported and treated (Chiarelli & Cockburn, 2002). Urinary incontinence is among the monotonous perennial nursing conditions that are visible in basic care practice. The condition is often popular compared to diabetes and other diseases that are considerably attended to.
Secondly, nurses were not taking any kind of permission from patient before changing her clothes. They were not showing any kind of respect to the patient and acted like as if she was taken for granted. While changing her clothes, the doctor in charge unveiled the curtain abruptly without caring for the patient’s privacy. 2. Other than errors in communication, several safety concerns were presented.
The study was conducted in 1989 for a 6 month period. It consisted of 305 pregnant women between ages 17-41 with the median age of 26. These women were questioned about their urinary symptoms prior to being a part of the study. A few of the questions they were asked were: “1) whether they had urinary incontinence or frequency of voiding before, during pregnancy and/or after delivery; 2) whether incontinence was provoked by physical stress or accompanied by strong desire to void (urgency); c) whether they had daily incontinence; d) whether the incontinence had been a hygienic or social problem (Viktrup, 1999).” The researched defined frequency as voiding seven or more times during the day and two more times during the night.
HS 1021- Development of Relationship Centred Practice INTRODUCTION: In this essay I will consider how I would use a nursing concept, respect whilst undertaking elimination needs. I will give clear definition of the concept (respect) and a nursing skill of my choice which is elimination needs. I will also, identify how the concept and skill is relevant in nursing. The main part of the assignment is to outline how respect would influence how elimination needs is undertaken in placement.
The purpose of this memo is to give a detailed report on the success of my completed projects as well as the status on ongoing projects. Throughout this report I will discuss any questions or concerns I have with projects that I have done or that I am still working on. I will also provide an illustration of the status of each project that has been assigned in the form of a chart. The report will then go on to discuss my future plans for how I plan to complete projects that are currently incomplete.
Introduction Over the past year, I have learned a lot of valuable lessons in the VIC151 course. Not only did the course challenge me to question my previous beliefs on education, it also provided me the opportunity to expand my understanding of a number of interesting topics such as social justice education, mindfulness, holistic education, progressive education, and multicultural education. The following portfolio is an amalgamation of the various items I believe represent my experience in the VIC151 course. Philosophy of Teaching Critical Pedagogy
Registered nurses are required to deliver wide-range nursing attention and treatment to all persons in a healthcare setup (American Nurses ' Association, 2000). Notably, they have to offer emergency care and guarantee the safe execution of treatment. It is mandatory for nurses to demonstrate a broad knowledge of the laws and regulations that are in line with their profession. Additionally,
Nurses play an essential role in the healthcare industry. The nurse workforce is made up of licensed nurses: registered nurses (RNs), licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs), along with nurse aides. Registered nurses are responsible for assessments of patients’ needs, development of care plans, medication administration, and treatments, while licensed vocational nurses perform specific care under the delegation of the registered nurses and supervisions. Nursing aides perform activities of daily living (unskilled attention) to the patient. Adequate nursing staffing is essential to both patient care and outcomes, also to the retention of nurses while inadequate staffing creates problems for both the patients and