A nursing diagnosis may be part of the nursing process . Nursing diagnosis is defined as “a clinical judgment about individual, family, or community experiences/responses to actual or potential health problems/life processes. A nursing diagnosis provides the basis for selection of nursing interventions to achieve outcomes for which the nurse has accountability.” (Herdman, 2012, p. 515). Critical evaluation- Personal life: With the course of caring for my patient, assessment done. Detailed information is collected , available records are reviewed and corrected .
(Eddy, 1990). Clinical practice guidelines are used to enhance the quality of care delivery and to promote patient safety through evidence-based practice. (Harrison, Légaré, Graham, & Fervers, 2010) Clinical Practice Guidelines Promoters Any factor that promotes encourages or helps complete nursing adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines. (Ismaile, 2014) Clinical Practice Guidelines Barriers Any factor that inhibits or restricts complete adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines by, nurses and allied health professionals. (Ismaile, 2014) Registered Nurse (RN) A nurse who is registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and who holds an active Personal Identification Number.
The two distinct practice concepts in nursing that I would take into account includes patient profile concepts which refer to those ideas laying the foundation for a patient-centered approach for nurses (Marriner-Tomey, 1989). The second specific practice theory in nursing is the professionalism concepts. The professionalism concepts are based on the delivery of professional nursing aspects, quality health care and health policy (Polit & Beck, 2013). By taking into account these concepts, it is a serious concern that the nursing fraternity will have been a better profession and industry catering for the well-being of humanity race. Therefore, being a nurse, I have to take into consideration all the aspects that would enable an efficient delivery of quality services (Dossey, 2010).
Responding to negative feedback will ensure the hospital continues to evolve and change for the betterment of the community (Meyer & O’Brien-Pallas, 2010). Furthermore, the hospital has the responsibility to identify opportunities to improve the patient experience. To remain in alignment with the hospital’s mission and vision a solution to the problem is warranted. It is imperative that a hospital summary and care orders accompany the patient when discharged to an ECF. According to the American Nurses’ Association (2010), standard 5A of “Standards of Professional Nursing Practice”, registered nurses are responsible for communication with the patient, family and care providers during transitions of
The second poster was “Expert Performance” and the purpose was examine the transition from nursing student knowledge to novice nurse practice. The research method used the Walker and Avant method of content analysis and electronic databases were used to gather studies regarding expert performance and simulation. The findings found that expert performance develops over time with knowledge and practice. Simulations provide nursing students with active learning, reflection, and feedback opportunities that play a role in developing expert performance. The third poster was “Telecollaboration: A Concept Analysis”.
Goal of nursing is to provide the patient or family member of meeting the patient ‘s self care needs, maintain patient health, recover or regain normal state of health in the event of disease and to stabilize, control or minimize the effect of chronic poor health. According to Watson (1999) nursing is the profession or practice of providing care of the physical, mental and social nature. Chin and Kramer (2004) explain in a theory as a creative and rigorous structuring of ideas that projects a tentative, purposeful, and systematic view of phenomena. Nursing theory also provide critical thinking and clinical decision making process of professional nursing practice. Nursing theory is a concept that explains facts or event.
Virginia Henderson Theory used Today Virginia Henderson is one of many nursing theorists who changed the nursing profession. Henderson’s theory was considered a “needs” theory (Ahtisham& Jacoline, 2015). It was considered a needs theory because the primary focus was on the patient and the 14 fundamentals needs of the patient to aid in recovery. A nurse taking care of a patient with dementia will utilize Virginia Henderson’s theory in his or her practice by assessing the patient while making a connection with that patient, involving the patient and family to help maintain current health status, providing an environment that will provide safety and security, and using the 14 fundamental needs to guide the nursing process that is being
Additionally, it describes self-care deficit as a general theory composed of four related theories; The theory of self-care, which describes how and why people should take care of themselves, the theory of dependent-care, which explains how family and friends provide dependent care for a socially dependent person, the theory of self-care deficit, which describes why people receive assistance through nursing and finally the theory of nursing systems which explains the relationships maintained for nursing production (Alligood, 2014 p.244). Orem asserts that when self-care declines, illness, disease or death will occur. Pregnant women with GDM who do not practice self-care increase their potential for illness and complications associated with GDM such as neonatal shoulder dystocia, macrosomia, and preeclampsia. Nurses assess individuals ' needs and identify self-care deficits. Knowledge deficit is identifiable with the use of questionnaires to test the understanding of the identified population (Bousso et al.,
Health promotion activities help maintain or enhance health.. Wellness education. Teaches clients how to care for themselves. illness prevention activities protect against health threats and thus maintain an optimal level of health. Nurses emphasize health promotion, wellness enhancing strategies, and illness prevention activities as important forms of health care because they assist clients in maintaining and improving health. The goal of a total health program is to improve a client 's level of well-being in all dimensions, not just physical health.
On another hand studies clarified which factors impact the quality of nursing care from the Patient’s opinion , e.g. environment factors, patient awareness, nurse–patient relationship and personality/behavior . ( Williams 2004 ). also , wasted nursing care had important impact on nurse-reported counter events such as hospital acquired infections, patients taking error medications or dosage , and more accident of patient falls causing injury. The quality of care on the basis of nursing care insufficiency was also explored and indicated that a important relationship presented between quality care and patient safety ratings .