Nmc Code 2015

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The essay talks about the role of the Nursing and Midwifery council and the application of the NMC Code (2015) in my practice as a student nurse. The nursing process was also deemed over and analysed in relation to the evidence based practice and application of the NMC standards. Nursing is a profession regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC 2015), an organisation set up by the Parliament to regulate nurses and midwives from England, Scotland and Wales to deliver high quality of care throughout their careers (NMC, 2015).These standards are legally binded in the NMC (2015) Code to set out professional principles for education, training and conduct as well as providing in keeping up to date skill and knowledge for nurses midwives.…show more content…
The essay LO1 Even when not on duty, as a professional, nurses must follow the principles and values comprising the NMC Code (2015). In my example, I have showed NMC Code (2015) 5, to treat people as individuals and uphold their dignity. I ensure that people in my care trust me with their health and wellbeing (NMC, 2015). I introduced myself to the patient and explained every intervention that I provide and act in the best interest of the patient at all times (NMC Code:4 , 2015). I had to take the patient 's Electrocardiography (ECG) tracing since patients presenting with chest pain must be considered for a resting 12 lead ECG in accordance to the National Institute for Health and care Excellence guidelines (2010) to ensure that my practice is in line with the best available evidence (NM Code: 6, 2015). With the patient 's gender in mind, I asked for his preference and concerns to deliver effective care (NMC Code: 2, 2015). I can see that the patient is anxious and this could alter his results. A research survey conducted by Crossan and Mathew (2013) proposes that the level of comfort of the student nurse and the patient is affected by the nature of…show more content…
I have informed my mentor about Mrs. A’s concerns and she was given comprehensive information about the support groups and organisations that are there to help her and her family during her admission (NICE, 2011). Besides, providing therapeutic communication to encourage the patient to give consent to the admission is an act of beneficence because it prevents causing harms and improves the patient’s wellbeing (Edwards, 2009). It was a good experience for me since I have learned the importance of communication as one of the fundamental aspects in nursing (Balzer Riley, 2000). I have learned that therapeutic communication works wonders. I was complimented by my mentor who boosted my confidence and encouraged me to continue doing better since provision of reassurance and honest compliment from the preceptor is a foundation for student development and independence (Ingwerson, 2014). Student’s clinical competence can depend on the mentor’s support as supported by the study conducted by Kajander-Unkuri, Meretoja, Katajisto, et al. (2013) which shows that supervision during the clinical placement reinforced student’s competence development

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