Since pediatrics is a specialty that I would love to learn more about, Pediatric Nursing is a great place to gather information about the field that can be beneficial towards my career path. The journal provides nurses with "information that is both theoretically and clinically relevant to educate the novice, enrich the generalist, and advance the pediatric specialist towards providing professional care of the highest quality" (Jannetti, 2016). Pediatric Nursing provides readers with the most current information in the pediatric nursing field, from case studies to evidenced-based practice research to news on trends happening in the pediatric world of nursing. This will be beneficial to me because change is inevitable and with the current resources available, I will be prepared for the changes as well as grow with the
Philosophy of Nursing In regards to my own individual values, working at the institution of Lawrence General Hospital has aided in my beliefs and values. This is because the hospital has a similar set of ideas as myself. Quality care is huge, especially within a healthcare setting, everyone should try to attain their best work in order to promote the absolute best possible patient outcomes. Patient complications would increase dramatically and cause other potential patient health related problems if quality care was not implemented in nursing practice. Integrity is necessary to build a positive patient and health care provider relationship.
Postoperative Pediatric Pain Management and Education Nursing theory guides and assists nurses in daily practice from bedside nurses to advanced practice nurses. There are many theories that advanced practice nurses utilize to lead others, make decisions, and have a positive influence on the patients that they provide care for on a daily basis. Nursing theory also shows the role to other healthcare professionals exactly what nurses do and their role in the healthcare environment. Theory can also be used to promote the profession of nursing and provide value. Alternative Theories for Nursing Promotion There are several nursing theories that would help promote professional growth and development of master’s-level nursing practice concepts.
APN Role and Leadership Competencies Julliet A. Thomas Grantham University Abstract There are many different aspects of Advance Practice Nursing (APN) make that make the nursing profession unique and valuable. The competencies that comprise each advanced practice nursing discipline are vital in creating a solid foundation for clinical nursing. They prepare you to conquer challenges in the clinical setting and cultivate innovation to establish processes for clinical practice. Advance Practice Nursing is recognized as 4 nursing roles: Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), the Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) and the Nurse Practitioner (NP). While the main focus of APNs is clinical practice and direct patient care,
The nursing becomes more and more involved in the communication with patients and their families, and also providing not only physical, but also emotional support. In some cases it literally means support for patients until the end of life. Moreover, it is important to be able to develop relationships with patients quickly and clearly understand their needs. Thus, I believe I have all of the above mentioned qualities and will do my best to improve them even more. The various skills which I gained while working in the operation theatre can be basis for the future studying and practice.
Thus, engaging in meetings where opinions, researches and other relevant knowledge is shared allows comprehensive learning, effective research and crafting or invention of better approaches to ensure patients and nurses enjoy the services and the health care environment as implied by Munhall (2012) and Torrey et al. (2014). Wallis (2012) makes implication that the prime objective of EBP is to provide approaches that can be applied effectively to prevent, detect and provide care of health disorders. Thus, obtaining a magnet status and evidence-based projects and should integrate current best evidence from research with clinical policy and practice to improve healthcare
Documentation is a communication tool for the handover of information stored in records between other members of the Multi-disciplinary team. (Urquhart et al, 2009). Nursing documentation is a record of nursing care that is scheduled and given to the individual patients by qualified staff nurses and other caregivers under the direction of a qualified nurse. It has continuously developed due to the increasing research on the nursing process and has been an area of concern since the early days Of Nightingale. ( Urquhart et al, 2009).
Role, duties and responsibilities as a registered Nurse or Staff Nurse Registered nurse duties different according to the areas of the expertise. They carry along a central role in promoting the wellness by performing a full range of services. A registered Nurse mainly focuses on caring for educating the patients and their family members about early recovery and ways of prevention of diseases. Hence, nurses assess patients’ health problems and needs, develop and execute nursing care plans and maintain medical records. The profession of a registered nurse comes along with the complexities and major responsibilities.
Knowing how to take care of these patient’s is vital in nursing care and interventions, especially if he or she is working in a unit that would receive the patient after the procedure. Biostatistics can greatly help any nurse in any situation make an informed decision. Biostatistics is a vital “tool for medical research, clinical decision making, and health management” (Gore, Kadam,
Nursing process provides a framework for clinical decision-making, which helps to guide care and promote critical thinking. Improvements patients participation in care by promoting patient autonomy and individualized care. ADPIE is an acronym that is used to help nurses remember the steps in order: Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. In the assessment phase, nurses collect subjective and objective data about the patient in a systematic way through observations, interview questions, and physical examinations. Data is collected, organized, verified, and recorded.
Ms. Cabral supports and enhances patient self-determination and follows the ANA code of ethics for nurses. She helps support the patient’s wishes when determining end of life care. She serves as a resource for patients, families and staff in addressing ethical issues and directs them appropriately to the palliative care team and or Medical Center Chaplin. Professional Development/ Educational/