I am very interested in the position as a Registered Nurse for the Medical Oncology Infusion clinic available on the Memorial Hospital of Gulfport website. As a dedicated Registered Nurse with a 30-year span of experience, I believe I would be an asset for this position and the clinic team. My work experience includes Medical/Surgical nursing at acute care setting, a busy Ambulatory Clinic for three surgeons for two years, 10 years at Outpatient Surgery Center, three years as a Community Outreach Cancer nurse and much more. My skill sets are the strong ability to assess patients using the nursing process and principles, knowledge of the many procedures and protocols, proficient with using clinic equipment, multitasking to meet patients and family needs, to think critically during procedures and in emergencies, and interpreting and following instructions from the physicians.
It states that the scope of an advanced practice nurses will differ between nurses. The advanced practice nurse has the responsibility of practicing within their individual and professional scope of practice. When adding new procedures to their scope of practice there are considerations they should take. Firstly, they must identify why the new practice is needed and how it will benefit the patient. Furthermore, they must be knowledgeable of any regulations preventing the practice of being put into play.
What is the difference between standards of nursing practice and standards of care? According to Melanie T. Gura RN MSN CNS CCDS FHRS FAHA, the scope of practice refers to the professional activities defined under state law. The scope of practice for nurses is determined by each states nurse practice act. Standard of care refers to the provision of services in the manner of consistent care.
The strong Lutheran foundation at Valparaiso University that prepares students to lead and serve in the community. In addition to the church, and society offers me the opportunity to pursue a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. The university's foundation and family-centered focus make it a great place for work-study. Although no one ever suggested that my journey to become a Registered Nurse would turn out to be a faith-based journey, I transitioned from Medical Assistant to Registered Nurse in 2017. I enrolled in an LPN program with only 12 weeks until graduation, but the school closed with no further information.
Review Questions 1. What is "standard of care"? Standard of care refers to the degree of care that a similar healthcare professional would apply under the same circumstances while taking into account any unexpected complications or conditions. To put it simply, if another healthcare professional with the same or similar training takes the same course of action as the healthcare professional at issue given the information known and the exact situation, the professional is seen as meeting the standard of care. 2.
A registered nurse is responsible for assessing patients needs and health care problems. They manage and implement the patients care plan. They educate their patients and provide support to their families. For the same reasons, healthcare professional are required to follow a legal legislature also known as a scope of practice. The Scope of Practice is a description of procedures, actions, and practices that a healthcare professional is allowed to take upon within the conditions of their professional license.
I have always known that I wanted to make a difference in this world, even if it is one person at a time. Becoming a nurse is no longer going to be just a dream of mine, it is now going to become reality. My passion for health is more than a passion, it is my lifestyle. I realized that I want to be an example for the people around me, especially my community. The opportunities within my community that I have been so fortunate to have experienced thus far include volunteering as a coach for little league and high school sports, aiding in the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program, helping organize various community events to assist families in need, participating in a fund-raising program, Great Cycle Challenge, in which I was riding to bring awareness in children cancer, and I started a small running group with people looking to improve or continue their healthy lifestyle.
In the healthcare field, there are so many occupations to choose from. Occupations and careers and important milestones in life because they not only define so much about you, but they set what you are going to do the rest of your life. The healthcare field is a field of high interest to many people. One occupation of great interest is a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). An LPN is someone who works under registered nurses or physicians and takes care of sick, injured, or disabled patients.
Admission Essay. The idea of becoming a licensed nurse came to me while working in the hospital as an ultrasound sonographer. Starting as a quiet idea at first, I grew more and more passionate about this profession being surrounded by wonderful nurses around me and seeing their utmost care and compassion for the patients. I have always seen nursing as a noble profession with a colossal responsibility, but it’s only through experience of working with them that I’ve seen the amount of comfort and support they provide for the benefit of the ones under their care.
For the majority of people, pursuing a career in the medical field is a career which should be avoided at all costs. Whether this profession is a surgeon, a nurse, or a psychiatrist, the long hours of study and work (which are necessary for these occupations), are not in most people’s definition of a “fun job.” In addition, after the long years of study come to an end, the most feared moments arise, the time to pay student loans. Nevertheless, none of these obstacles intimidated Juan Delgado in order to pursue his dream as a healthcare professional, more importantly, to help our community. Delgado, the oldest of two, was born on December 3rd,1991.
Our primary concern must always be safety and proficient nursing care. That's why there's a scope of practice for nurses and/or health care professionals put in place specifically. We must all carefully read, understand and follow each and every one to render the best and appropriate care for our patients.
It took me a while to find nurses that wanted to participate in my interview. I was able to interview 2 nurses at a medical center because this week at my private practice, with the help of an Ecuadorian Audiologist who has ABR/ASSR system, we had a Microtia week from all over Bolivia and one of the mother’s was a nurse assistant, she made the contact with her boss and I was able to interview both, yesterday. (NP: nurse practitioner and NA: auxiliary nurse- MARIA) 1) What motivated you to become a nurse? NP:
What is a nursing profession? It is a profession in which they save lives of patients, advocate for them and educate them. But what kind of job they normally do? There might be many questions come across in our minds about the nursing profession. As we know that nursing is a profession where they follow certain guidelines to ensure that the patients are given the best quality care.
In collaboration with other medical personnel, nurses engage in the development and enactment of patient care plans. Furthermore, they provide education to families and groups on various health issues such as disease prevention, among others. Scope of Practice The nursing scope of practice gives a precise definition of the strict duties of a registered nurse practitioner. It is obligatory for these professionals not to engage in medical activities that go beyond their scope of practice.