(Greenwood, 2000, as cited in Saintsing, Gibson & Pennington, 2011). This is a fact that novice nurses are learnt during their nursing academia but integration of novice nurse in the critical settings is challenging. Fresh graduates subsequently can bring change with their new knowledge as they have up to date information and strategies to manage the patient. They are familiar with new researches regarding patient care. Work in critical care area is very important for their professional growth and learning.
All healthcare professionals should serve patients and the community by providing the best care possible in their scope of practice (Shohani & Zamanzadeh, 2017, pp. 355-357). Nurses have to be aware of how to act in and outside the workplace. This includes sharing opinions and information on social media, speaking badly about coworkers or a workplace, accepting gifts or socializing with patients and their families. Patient information
Critical thinking is an important part of the nursing process, and to acquire clinical decision-making skills, one must have the necessary learning experience. One’s clinical experience is a tool for testing nursing knowledge, and with experience, one will gradually understand clinical situations. I apply critical thinking skills in evaluating and identifying the patients’ behavior, and intervening before they become physically or verbally violent. When patients become verbally abusive to staff, I try my best to de-escalate their actions, but the mental health technicians always feel the best way to solve problems with psychotic patients is to give them an intramuscular medication to make them sleep. In this situation, I must use my critical
In health care, the goal is to address the needs of the patient and the public. The complexity of health care delivery systems requires a multi-disciplinary approach to the delivery of services that has the strong support and active participation of all the health professions. Within the context, nursing’s unique contributions, scope of practice, and relationship with other health professions needs to be clearly articulated, represented and preserved. By its very nature, collaboration requires mutual trust, recognition, and respect among the health care team, shared decision-making about patient care issues and open dialogue among all parties who have an interest in and a concern for health outcomes. Nurses should work to assure that the relevant parties are involved and have a voice in decision-making about patient care issues.
Introduction Health as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. (WHO, 2005, P.1) There is no doubt that all the people need to learn how to facilitate their health. Nevertheless, most of them do not know how to do it well. In this time, nurse play an important roles to help the people meet the optimal health. From the nurse council of Hong Kong point of view, health promotion and health education is one of the scopes of core-competencies required of a RN (General).
The third aspect mentioned that nurses must have communicative capabilities. The nurses serve as spokespersons for patients who are often in vulnerable positions. The nurses are easily accessible and can act as a link between the patient and other professions. According to people/superiors, nurses can use the right substantive arguments on behalf of a patient’s interests or needs. They accept that this expertise is important for patients because it is related to the quality of
Nursing care requires the implementation of nursing care plan through assessment of patients, diagnosing and planning a care that is executed using scientific approach. Nursing practice in different setting includes industrial health settings, hospitals, military based camps, cruise ships, clinics nurses also work as researchers in research institutions universities and science laboratory, nursing care is practically the same way everywhere and effective care is that of caring for the totality of man. Nursing care is not just giving of injections as some may people think, but it is assisting the patient to achieve health by dedicating time to proper assessment, evaluation of the client’s problem, drawing up a nursing care plan to effectively meet the need of the patient. It is the duty of the nurse to assist the patient in carrying out personal hygiene, oral hygiene and health educating the client on the health hazards or risk, nurses care for both the patients and relatives by providing the necessary support to family members, they are health educated on the condition of the patient and possible help they can render to assist in the care of the patient. To care properly for a patient, the nurse has to create interpersonal relationship, and be able to relate with the patient freely without any bias.
For example, the nurses should be patient and carefully to take care disabled clients. There are some change of the roles and responsibilities in nursing. Firstly, the nurses are more professional. Nowadays, the most of the nurses have high educational level such as the bachelor degree or the master degree. Apart from the clinical skills, they study different aspects of knowledge like pharmacology or Chinese medicine.
Nurses need to be extremely observant and pay attention to very minute detail in order to ensure their patient’s safety and well-being. If something just does not seem right, nurses are taught to speak up, be responsible, and advocate for their patients. A great deal of critical thinking is required to be a successful professional nurse. Future of the Profession As the baby boomer generation is starting to retire from the nursing profession, there will be an increased shortage and demand for nurses within the next decade or so. Medical practices and protocols are constantly changing and new evidence based practice guidelines are being implemented.