Introduction Nursing Practitioner Core Competencies create a structure that prepare nurse practitioners to be excellent providers in an ever-changing medical world (Thomas, Crabtree, Delaney, Dumas, Kleinpell, Logsdon, & et al., 2011). Through the context of nursing theory, the competencies give further insight in the role they play in structuring holistic patient care plans for individuals and communities. This paper will review different aspects of varying nursing theories to provide context to the core competencies. Scientific Foundation Scientific foundation competencies cover the need to analyze data and translate it into knowledge, to improve nursing practices and patient outcomes (Thomas et al., 2011). Charlotte Roberts reviews steps
Incorporating these values will help me reach my goal, by applying them into my daily life at work when I become a registered nurse in the future. Having interest has a huge impact on me wanting to reach my goal in becoming a registered nurse, it will help me reach my goal because I will be more dedicated and more likely to become one, I will be at my best knowing I’m fully engaged and interested. Giving myself high standards,
Shared governance is imperative in the healthcare institutions. “Shared governance, which gives nurses control over their professional practices, is an essential element of a professional practice nursing model, providing structure and context for health care delivery” (cite shared governance article). This allows each healthcare worker to have a voice in the decision making and encourage input that will expand the business and healthcare. The four principles of shared governance are equity, accountability, ownership, and partnership. Equity is a foundation that focuses on services, staff, and patients and is essential in providing safe and effective care.
With the current growth in health care, Advance practice nurses (APNs) will be taking up leadership roles, collaborating with other health care professionals to improve health care access and promote quality care. (Zaccagnini and White, 2014). American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is recommending all Advance practice nurses (APNs) to obtain their Doctor of Nursing Practice(DNP) degree. (AANC, 2006). According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), 2011 report Advanced practice nurses in the United States must be highly educated to provide high-quality care, take up
Conclusion When magnet hospitals meet all the requirements, studies have proven better working conditions and improved outcomes. With magnet hospital involving nursing staff in patient care decisions, it makes them feel they are a part of something special. Magnet hospitals strive for excellence making it appealing to nurses looking for employment. When the nurses are taken care of and are happy in the workplace, it plays a role in a
The lack of significance of training can frustrate the clinician and result in effortless notes, clinical reviews, treatment plans and discharge plans. Overall, the clinician’s “time burden can be onerous given
According to Goeschel (2011) " Nurses should achieve higher levels of education and training through an improved education system that promotes seamless academic progression.". As patients’ advocators, who need to integrate all knowledge for instruction as well as communicate
Applying Standardized Terminologies in Practice Standardized nursing terminologies provide many benefits to patients, facilities and nursing professions. Health Information Technology (HIT) assist facilities and team members to improve the quality of healthcare by communicating and coordinating the efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness of patient care. Thede and Sewell (2010) stated that three tasks are involved in standardizing nursing terminology so that it can be used in electronic databases: identifying the necessary data elements, developing the terminology, and classifying the terminology and assigning codes. The use of standard terminologies within the Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR) validates nursing care by communicating their
Subsequently, they must design strategies for establishing, expanding, and cultivating future nurses with matching passion, skills, and understanding. Likewise, they must serve as a role model for advancing nursing education, create a mutual environment with others, promote a safe environment, and maintain credibility as a nurse faculty (Patterson & Krouse, 2015). For nurses to thrive tomorrow, they must emulate the traits of a leader today and mold others with those same values and qualities. “Rejoice in your work; never lose sight of the nursing leader you are now and the nursing leader you will become" (Sue Fitzsimons). References Fater, K. H., Weatherford, B., Ready, R. W., Finn, K., & Tangney, B.
Advancing nursing leadership Nursing leaders are crucial to any nursing organization. They empower, influence, motivate, and communicate the organization’s vision to create change within the organization. This discussion will define my view of an improved healthcare atmosphere, outline the steps needed to begin this transformation and review my strengths-based assessment. It will also address the role my strengths play in leveraging change and reflect on the impact these strengths has on the team’s success. An Improved Healthcare Atmosphere In today’s healthcare system, effective leadership is essential to improving outcomes.