Therefore, due to the sensitive and intense nature of the nursing practice, taking accountability of one’s actions and words is essential in delivering the utmost care to patients. Before one can argue the relevance of accountability in the nursing practice, it’s important to establish what accountability is. Accountability is defined as “being able to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions… being answerable to someone for something one has done” (Potter and Perry, 2014). Regardless of the nonspecific definition of accountability, it can easily be applied to the specificities of the nursing practice. In terms of the nursing profession, taking accountability occurs when giving care to a patient.
ABSRACT Clinical practice guideline having much importance to improve the patient care outcomes and safety from complications. Nurses role as health care provider, depend on multi-disciplinary knowledge and experience to use of clinical practice guidelines to promote their nursing practices. Nursing staff adherence to clinical practices guidelines is help in improving patient safety in hospital. The purpose of this study is exploring the factors that promotes and inhibit adherence to clinical practices. This research based on systematic literature review and quantitative evaluation of research results.
On another hand studies clarified which factors impact the quality of nursing care from the Patient’s opinion , e.g. environment factors, patient awareness, nurse–patient relationship and personality/behavior . ( Williams 2004 ). also , wasted nursing care had important impact on nurse-reported counter events such as hospital acquired infections, patients taking error medications or dosage , and more accident of patient falls causing injury. The quality of care on the basis of nursing care insufficiency was also explored and indicated that a important relationship presented between quality care and patient safety ratings .
Nursing is a science, an art, a helping service and a technology. It is a unique human science and focuses on phenomena related to human health. Nursing science provides the basic of professional nursing care practice. Nursing science will help to analyse and understand the nursing theory, concept and goals of care practice. Goal of nursing is to provide the patient or family member of meeting the patient ‘s self care needs, maintain patient health, recover or regain normal state of health in the event of disease and to stabilize, control or minimize the effect of chronic poor health.
The two distinct practice concepts in nursing that I would take into account includes patient profile concepts which refer to those ideas laying the foundation for a patient-centered approach for nurses (Marriner-Tomey, 1989). The second specific practice theory in nursing is the professionalism concepts. The professionalism concepts are based on the delivery of professional nursing aspects, quality health care and health policy (Polit & Beck, 2013). By taking into account these concepts, it is a serious concern that the nursing fraternity will have been a better profession and industry catering for the well-being of humanity race. Therefore, being a nurse, I have to take into consideration all the aspects that would enable an efficient delivery of quality services (Dossey, 2010).
It helps in liaising with colleagues, listening and being respectful. Decision making is a very important tool not only in clinical setting as well as family life even in society .Nurses are regarded as key decision makers within the health sector. They are also expected to use presents evidence in their judgments and decisions. Current related research: A research was made in 2011 by Karyn Hon, It was on clinical decision making of nurse working in a hospital. Nurses perceptions of clinical decision making in their clinical practice has been analyzed and compared differences in decision making in their clinical practice was analyzed and compared differences in decision making related to nurse demographic and contextual variables.
There is much overlap when discussing quality and safety in nursing, but it is important to realize that both have their own skills and knowledge essential to the competency. Quality is measuring the rendering of a specific process or action and comparing the data to benchmarks. If the standards are not met then quality improvements are implemented in the hopes of meeting those standards. Were safety is the proactive action of preventing mistakes from occurring, such as knowing a patient is at risk for following and taking precautions such as assisting the patient during ambulation’s. Safety is looking at the environment around you for potential areas of hazard and using critical thinking to make changes for the better of you, co-workers, and patients (Sherwood,
Nurses admit to mistakes they have made. For example, if a nurse administrates a medication to the wrong patient by mistake, the nurse has to be honest and admit the mistake in order to save patient's life. In conclusion, Professionalism is extremely important in the nursing profession in order to maximize Patient's outcomes. Furthermore, nurses’ interactions and relationships with patients are important to ensure that the outcomes are met. Professionalism in nursing profession has basic principles Such as discipline, integrity, teamwork, Appearance, caring, empathy, and honesty.
However, leadership and management have different traits. When considering the two categories, the former is more relevant to the current health care environment that requires the remodeling of the health care system in order to respond well to the current health care challenges. Managers control and maintain the status quo and are concerned about organizational structures and procedures in the current period (Tomey, 2007). On the other hand, nurse leaders are innovative, self-directed, self-motivated, originate, focus on purpose, do the right things, are challenged by change, are visionaries and have a future time frame (Tomey, 2007 & Geyer, 2013). In addition, nurse leaders have knowledge of wider contemporary issues in nursing and an understanding of factors that can affect or improve the profession as well as service delivery (Antrobus & Kitson, as cited in Scully, 2015).
2005; Sporrong et al. 2006; Wigglelon et al 2010). The goals of nursing profession are involve ethical and protecting patients from harm (Kopala& Burkhart, 2005). It is looking at or investigating certain issues about human ability that concerned what ought to be, what is right, or wrong. Nurses have to face with patients, families, physicians, and other professionals who are a