PROFESSIONALISM Professionalism, as explained by Hoyle (1975), are those approaches and dictions adopted by members of an occupation craving to improve status, income, and conditions. Hoyle (2001), redefined professionalism as a term used to explain improvement, intensification of the quality of service. Hoyle (2001) added that professionalism is concerned with the quality of practice and the public status of the Job. Professionalism in nursing may be considered as an evolving concept, nursing in time past was viewed as a female dominant profession but has changed in recent times as evidence 5.4% of men in nursing recorded in the year 2000 from 2.7% in the year 1980 (Sprattley et al, 2000).Again, nurses were perceived by the public to be a
The nursing informatics course has taught us the importance of the utilization of electronic charting system in the health care field. This system helps facilitate effective communication among clinicians in the health care field. However for that to happen, we must practice what this course has though us, which is good and proper nursing documentation. The electronic charting system allows multiple clinicians to have access to patient information in real time with the help of the internet, however for this information to be helpful we need to practice good and proper nursing charting.
Description: In week 7 we had visited Wesburn Manor, the Long-term Care (Clinical Placement) setting. It was our first time there, therefore as a group, we oriented the place. At this time, we went to each nursing station on each floor and introduced ourselves from the organization we were from and how we will be providing patient care to the clients in this setting. We were educated by our clinical instructor on the different access codes in the building, the policies and guidelines, our assigned floor and the appointed personal support worker. Our role of professionalism as a nursing student was represented as we came prepared and greeted each healthcare and staff member.
Nursing assessment is a fundamental nursing capacity which gives establishment to quality nursing consideration and intercession. It distinguishes the qualities of the patient in advancing health. The appraisal likewise recognises patient's needs, clinical issues or nursing findings and to assess reactions of the individual to health issues and intercession. A precise and intensive health assessment reflects the information and aptitudes of an expert medical caretaker. In the current medical institution, nursing professionals are meant to be known for their services in regards of their patients.
What does nursing mean to me? Nursing means helping people heal, meeting their needs while they are in your care, listening to concerns, protecting them from harm, and educating them how to care for themselves while treating them with dignity, compassion and respect and giving of yourself to the care of people and community. It is having compassion for people and their health and being a humanitarian, making sure they receive the best care possible. Nurses must also treat families of patients with kindness, realizing they are going through a stressful situation also. Nursing is a responsibility to provide the best care regardless of the patient’s age, race, religion, sex, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or their past.
Nurse of the Future: Competence in Quality Improvement Brittany J. Nembhard Chamberlain College of Nursing Nurse of the Future: Competence in Quality Improvement Nursing competencies were derived in order to provide an outline of foundational knowledge baccalaureate prepared nurses should consist of. Amongst the nine competencies, knowledge of quality improvement is essential in the practicing nurse. Quality improvement, also known as total quality improvement or simply abbreviated, QI, can be looked at as an organized value or process to deliver the best possible goods or services to its consumers (Lucy Hood).
Nursing assessment is a fundamental part of the nursing role across all fields of nursing. Carrying out nursing assessment provides a baseline of factual, professional and safe care for all patients which can therefore lead to effective wellbeing and diagnosis of patients. Nursing assessment is part of the nursing process. This consists of 5 steps which is assessment, diagnosis, planning, implantation and lastly evaluation. This can also provide adult nurses with a framework of an effective care plan.
In P5 of my work I am going to outline and discuss the strategies and procedures used in health and social care to reduce the risk of abuse. The aim of the independent safeguarding Authority (ISA) was established under the Safeguarding Groups Act 2006 to protect children and vulnerable adult to those who might abuse them. The strategy in order to achieve this is through mentoring people who seek access through their work, paid, unpaid and voluntary. As they have to be registered under the vetting and barring scheme and will be checked against one of two barred list. Reference can be defined as being information that is written by a pervious employer that tells the workplace what type of person the individual is and if their experience is valid and if they have the experience to work with vulnerable adult.
American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics with Interpretive Statements, provision 1 states, “the nurse, in all professional relationships, practices with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by consideration of social or economic status, personal attributes, or the nature of health problems” "(About Code of Ethics," 2017). In order to provide quality care to the homeless population, the community health nurse is challenged to put aside her own preconceived opinions about drug addiction, alcohol abuse, mental illness and the assumed unwillingness to care for oneself. “While trying to help clients negotiate ‘the system’ the professionals may face a client’s noncompliance with medical regimes, drug abuse, and even stealing or selling medical resources” (Hunter, 1993, p. 139). Provision 3 of the ANA Code of Ethics affirms, “the nurse promotes, advocates for, and strives to protect the health, safety and rights
Ethic is a set of “moral principles” that involves dictating, systematizing, demanding standards and limits for specific groups that affirms and relate a form of conduct (Oxford University Press, 2018). In every institution, there are laws that needed to be followed in order to guarantee safety and competence in the business and in society. As professionals, our ethics is what prevents the society from getting harmed through our actions, and thus, gives us the moral knowledge of what is right from wrong. According to the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC, nursing ethics is a system of principles that concern the “obligation of every nurses to provide safety, competency and ethical care to their clients” (CLPNBC, 2013).