Nursing is hard job. Nurses who work hard by taking care of the patient. I am in college with no career choice. I had no experience about what it will be like to be a nurse. My mom always wanted me to be an accountant. So I decided to major in accounting. Accounting is all about numbers. And I was good at math in high school. I was enjoying math, and never got bored when I was doing my homework. However, I like to study about human body structures. Taking care of patient. Choosing a right major was getting harder and harder because I enjoy doing math problems and l love to take care of people. Major in nursing so I can take care of patient, and chance to work with different people.
Nursing models and theories provide guidance to nurses and it gives a rationale for various nursing interventions (Hood, 2018). The Growth Model of Change helps people to realize their full potential. In the nursing practice, the growth model of change is used as the framework, which encompasses the caring theory or complexity theory (Hood, 2018). In this paper, I will focus on the Jean Watson’s Human Caring Science Theory and how it plays a major role in nursing care. Caring helps influence the ways in which people think, feel, and behave in relation to one another (Ozan, Okumus, & Lash, 2015). Caring in the nursing practice provides the presence of a touch, listening, spiritual caring, relieving pain, and a support system.
A successful dissemination has three goals awareness, understanding, and action and specific strategies are used to reach targeted audience (Myers & Barnes, 2004). Awareness brings attention to the study or new practice to the maximum number of stakeholders. Understanding provides a rationale or purpose of the study or new practice and action demonstrates how the study was implemented and provides an evaluation report. Selecting one or more of these goals that are appropriate for the target audience will increase the likelihood that the new practice will be accepted by key stakeholders as well as influence and increase the motivation of other healthcare organizations to implement the practice (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality [AHRQ], 2012). This paper provides a summary of strategies to disseminate the trial results of using alcohol disinfectant caps (ADCs) to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) to key stakeholders over a 2-month period followed by dissemination to the greater nursing collective.
The scope of practice of a family nurse practitioner enables them the ability to serve as a primary care provider for families. This includes providing care for each member of the family individually and for the entire family collectively as a whole. Family nurse practitioners typically work in either a family practice or community health setting, where they are often responsible for the care of the entire family. Within each setting, there are numerous cultural variations that a family nurse practitioner might encounter. It is important that the family nurse practitioner is able to meet the families’ and are culturally competent when doing so. There are different family cultural assessment tools that aid in properly assessing and providing
In studying Registered Nursing one will find that they have to be compassionate and want to care for others. Registered Nurses assist physicians with suffering patients of any medical condition. They help to decide the patient’s medicine, treatment, recovery, and educate the them and their families on post-medical treatment. They need to have bedside manner, and be able to prepare patients for surgery. Registered Nursing careers range anywhere from critical care, oncology, mental health, to an everyday school nurse.
Nurse’s role has a unique contribution in the interprofessional team. The interprofessional team are group of individuals in a various healthcare disciplines communicating and working together towards common goals to provide quality, individualized care for patients. Each team members from different profession and occupation collaborates, supports, enhances, and provides knowledge, skills, and attitudes to coordinate processes and interventions. Nurse’s offers specialized service to society to meet the health care needs of their clients.
First, is the possibility of termination that would lead to immediate loss of income but may also lead to loss of licensure. Some states are “right-to-work state” which means even if my hospital goes union I do not have to join. Unions are limited legally by what they can accomplish for the worker, although a lot of people believe otherwise. This has remained debatable over the years. Unions have decreased over the years because the benefits for workers that unions push for are mostly covered by law now. So there is little need for them
Obesity is a major problem in the United States. Being obese can lead to other health issues that may include: heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, strokes, sleep apnea, certain cancers, kidney disease, osteoarthritis, and fatty liver disease. (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, 2015, para. 1-2). The measurement of someone’s body mass index can used to determine if one is considered overweight or
The term six research theory course, NURS 495, emphasized the importance of nurse leadership and how nurses can influence positive changes in health care delivery to patients with chronic illness. It also explored the contradictions that exist in nursing practice and encouraged the students to develop a critical and pragmatic approach to client care. The co-requisite clinical course, NURS 499, integrated nursing theory and current best practice on an acute care nursing unit at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. In this consolidated learning analysis, I will explore a nursing practice event that will illustrate the major issues surrounding the treatment of competing mental health comorbidities in a patient with hoarding behaviors. I will also
I am deciding to apply to the University of Wisconsin-Madison because I am intrigued by the opportunities the university has to offer. During my time at UW-Madison I hope to participate in intramural sports, get a job, receive an excellent education, and much more. The city life offers a diverse culture and allows you to learn about and to appreciate life.
First, it is important to define what it means to be an “Advanced Practice Nurse” in the state of Indiana before we can look at the stipulations set. It is defined as a registered nurse who is currently holding: knowledge acquired from a formal, and organized institution of learning, and additionally, clinical experience, or a stated board approved equivalent.
Josepha is working on a medical surgical unit with three other RNs and one LPN. There is also a male and a female patient care tech. Josepha has been a nurse for four months, and after completing two months of orientation she takes a full assignment as a registered nurse. Josepha feels that the assignments she receives are not always fair, as she tends to get the most challenging clients. In addition, she is most frequently assigned any change of shift admissions. While she understands that she is part of a team, she often feels that the consistency of the inequity of these assignments is not fair. She is self-aware of how this is affecting her. As she starts her shift today she is again assigned to the
Activity 1 1. Nursing Research committee analysis valuable scientific concept and match them with the institutional regulates and missions. 2. The research ethics board is designed to protect the right of human participants in nursing research. 3. Justice is the concept of treating human participant fairly without holding any privileges. 4. Expedited review is type of research with
1. Define research, nursing research, and evidence-based practice, and describe the purposes of research in implementing an evidence-based practice.