Neonatal Nursing Case Study

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Nursing is a career of service intended to aid people all over the world. A professional nurse will care and advocate for the patient while maintaining trust with the patient. The professional nursing organizations affiliated with these behaviors are the American Nurses’ Association, Florida Students’ Association and National Association of Neonatal Nurses. These associations provide nursing interventions, rules and regulations with the utmost intent in serving the people and their needs to the best of their ability. As a professional nurse, nurses must utilize the correct judgement and competency to perform the procedures required in helping a patient. The nursing organizations uphold nurses to educational requirements, responsibility,…show more content…
The recent health care related issue in Volusia County is Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. This is a condition in which a mother while being pregnant intakes a series of illegal drugs which passes to the baby. The baby then will become dependent on the drugs when he or she is born. The nursing organization affiliated with evaluating this issue is the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. It is responsible for advocating for infants who do not have a voice. The neonatal nurses’ goal is to alleviate suffering of the patient by protecting, promoting, preventing and helping aid in the restoration of the infant’s health and their families. Achieving this goal requires educational research to professionally develop lifelong learning skills due to the fact that research is constantly evolving. Members in the organization collaborate with other organizations such as the American Nurses’ Association and fellow peers in the field to distinguish the most effective techniques in aiding the infants. As a collaboration the organizations are able to implement knowledge to improve daily care plans. The National Association of Neonatal Nurses serves nurses and nursing students by providing lifelong learning and education for both parties because of the evolution in medicine and health care. It encompasses the need for responsibility of education and research from college level students to professionalism in the healthcare
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