Mastering these competencies will not only lend to success as an advance practice nurse, but also as a military leader. The ability to “Demonstrate leadership in the synthesis, utilization and evaluation of all interdisciplinary information to promote quality improvement in a health care environment” is vital when interacting with executive leadership. The information presented to key leadership must be supported by evidence based data as it will drive decisions for the organization. Regardless of if it is related to Army Medicine, or planning war fighting missions this principle will hold true in any military specialty. The second competency that resonated with me was the ability to “Demonstrate the use of informatics methodologies to advocate for patient autonomy, dignity and rights and in policy development that would support both the patient and the institution.” I am passionate about advocacy.
I find the uptake of evidence-based practice is one of the fields that has profoundly affected the paradigm shift and is woven into each of the nursing fields, and since wide researches have been conducted so far, it imperative to note that the available material will equip and provide needed assistance. Stevens (2013) argues that the use of the knowledge which is gained from quality improvement efforts will definitely generate evidence needed to make systems improvements and transform healthcare. Therefore, utilizing the available resources in addition to conducting further researches, exploring on well-intended expert opinions and working together with the willing partners from the academy for discovering what works to improve health care guarantees growth of the profession. It is true that there a number of challenges to improving the profession, but there is no magic bullet for bringing success into the practice, several strategies are needed. Furthermore, what works in the context of care should be identified and the context variables implementation.
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.
Advanced Practice Competencies There are many roles and areas of practice available to graduates with a master’s degree in nursing. Changes in healthcare resulting from the passage of the Affordable Care Act offer new and innovative roles for nurses. Among these roles are direct care practice roles as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in family care, gerontology or adult health. Indirect care roles as a Nurse Educator, Nurse Administrator, or Nurse Informaticist are also options graduates of master’s program may choose. Regardless of the path chosen, there are core competencies that must be met for each, in addition to specific competencies related to the area of practice chosen.
Discussion Post NURS 6531 Week One Nurse Practitioner Competencies Quality As we further our education to become advanced practice nurses (APNs), it is crucial that we understand the behaviors or core competencies expected of all APNs. For the purpose of this discussion, I will evaluate the core competency of quality and how I will integrate this behavior into my daily practice. The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (2014), outlines the quality competency as continued improvement of practice through the use of the best evidence, evaluation of the influence of safety, access, cost, and quality of health care. Also, the application of skills to encourage a culture of excellence, and the ability to implement interventions
I personally believed that adequate implementation of evident based nursing, the knowledge of the nurse, the patient’s preferences and multiple studies of evidence must be collaborated and utilized in order to produce an appropriate solution. 9b. SOCIAL CONTEXT In any health care system, good patient’ outcome is very vital and necessary. Evidence based nursing helps the society to get perfect practice which in return assist both the patient and care giver in the society to achieve a set
This paper will discuss the organization, mission, vision, values, and goals of the organization I am currently employed at. The nursing mission of the organization will be discussed, in addition to the unit nursing mission and its consistency with the goals of the organization as a whole. How my work relates and contributes to the unit’s mission as well as strategies to strengthen the mission and vision will be included. Lastly, the nursing department structure will be discussed along with pros and cons of using that organizational model. Organization Mission, Vision, Values and Goals The company I am currently employed with, OhioHealth, has a set mission, vision, values, and goals that are constantly referred to by unit leaders, unit educators,
This therefore calls for institutes for higher learning to be fully equipped with professional who will pass proper knowledge to the nurse students'. According to the IoM report nurses ought to upgrade their medical education so as to move with the changing trends in health care. Additionally, it is vital for nursing education to be elevated both prior and after nurses obtain their licenses so as to realize their vision. The effect of the IoM report on nursing practice majorly on primary care intends to put more consideration on two vital areas. The areas comprise of health and the patients' well being.
A patient’s environment is also made up of internal health. Questions that nurses will ask during their assessment might consist of what is your genetic makeup, your health, do you have any diagnosis with yourself or your family? I believe you must understand the core of patient/ person to practice evidence-based nursing. I am dealing with many different patients daily with so many different health concerns I start my plan of care by assessment and observation. Utilizing my nursing skills looking for any signs related to possible health issues.
And I hope I can promote this message to the others. Conclusion To conclude, all the aspects discussed in risk management are of the same importance. To be a competent nurse in risk management, I have to provide evidence and knowledge based practice, not to be judgmental in others values and beliefs, and always remember the how significant proper nursing practice is. Nevertheless, I should also be competent with other areas like leadership, resource and crisis management. All these areas contribute to my successful and professional future
My passion for nursing practice defies description; leading to the reason I am opting to pursue a higher level of education in nursing. The George Washington University School of nursing has one of the highly ranked master’s programs in the country, which offers a competitive curriculum and highly defined leadership skills that integrates technology into learning. It is therefore my desire to pursue an advance education at this facility because it prepares practitioners to become great clinicians ready to solve real-world clinical problems. Moreover, the opportunity to pursue a degree in this facility will afford me the ability to be a competent and highly efficient family nurse practitioner; that will serve the community and mostly the underserved. I am the last child in a family of eight that has aspired to pursue my education at the graduate level.