On this day October 24th, 2016 many events happened at Jessie Trice Community Health Center (JTCHC). As usual, I was exactly on time to start my clinical rotation at 8 am. My rounds were made in the clinic looking for something out of place and improvise with my assistance. A morning huddle was hold at the nursing station. Everyone met to listen to the points Joel Polanco, RN would present. Topics on improvements in the clinic related to patient-physician needs were discussed. I was really an active learner since those administrative aspects were managed by the nurse manager at the clinic. After the meeting, we talk about the patients and their needs, what I have seen in this community, what would be beneficial for the patients coming to JTCHC,
My clinical practice setting is in various acute care settings at a large teaching hospital in Toronto, where I am part of a nursing resource team. Most of my clinical experience is with oncology patient populations. This week, I was able to interview a family that I have cared for a couple of days as we have created a family-nurse therapeutic relationship, during that time I felt that they would be willing to proceed with the discussion of their illness experience. The patient was a sixty-five year old female woman; her admitting diagnosis is metastasised lung cancer with a poor prognosis, along with dementia as of a month ago. She is widowed for five years, her deceased husband passed away from congestive heart failure. The family’s country
Hello 901231637, Your interview along with your thoughts on how your interview impacts you was very interesting to read. Hearing about your NP 's struggles during her education was an unfortunate, but common, experience. It is good to know that professionals we look up to have also experienced the same feelings we have as new nurses. Some of the barriers NPs face are "limited number of clinical sites and preceptors, concentration of educational programs in urban areas, and limited funding" (Fitzgerald 2012). I would like to know if these, or any other barriers, were a problem for your NP and what steps she took to overcome them.
When I was in the twelfth grade, a friend of mine was diagnosed with asthma. Because she was at boarding school, she had little knowledge on how to manage her illness. For several months after her diagnosis, she struggled with asthma attacks. After battling with her asthma for several months, she was advised to visit a website for patient engagement information.With the help of patient engagement technology, she gained more knowledge about asthma, and how to manage it. According to Worden, “Patient engagement is a person’s sustained participation in managing their health in a way that creates the necessary self-efficacy to achieve physical, mental and social well-being”(Better Patient Engagement). There is a commonly held perspective that doctors
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)
During my visit to Oak Crest Village, I had the pleasure of interviewing a retired nurse. To avoid releasing too much personal information, I will refer to my interviewee as Mrs. B. Mrs. B is a 76 years old female born in 1939 right here in the state of Maryland. She started her nursing education through a diploma program at Mercy Hospital. Mrs. B stated that her nursing program was on the job training. She spent little time in the classroom and the rest was all hands on training completed during patient care. After completion of her nursing diploma, Mrs. B attended University of Nursing Baltimore County (UMBC) to complete her Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Her class in 1966 was the first class to attend UMBC. Following completion
I have had the privilege to interview The Senior Chief Nurse Administrator/Health Research Analyst of the James A. Haley VA Medical Center. Dr. Jola Massengale Worked as a Registered Nurse for over twenty years, and in 2011 she earned her doctorate in Nursing Health Administration. Short after her graduation, she was promoted to Chief of Nursing Research, and two years later, she became the Senior Chief Nurse Administrator/Health Research Analyst. She was chosen for this interview because, in 2016, she was one of the key leaders to revamp the way the organization conducted their Las strategic planning process. Although the meeting was scheduled for one hour, it only lasted thirty minutes since Dr. Massengale was called away by the Hospital
In the humanities conception, history is described as the study of how people process and document the human experience as a function of culture, religion, economics, and overall human affairs. Psychology, the study of the human mind and its functions, is in essence, the driving factor of history, as it serves as the explanation for what causes humans to participate or perform certain actions within a given context or culture. In combining both history and psychology, Natalie Z. Davis provides two possible versions, not just one narrow perspective. In this sense, Davis provides a holistic historical interpretation, not limited to
On any given shift, nurses have access to some of the most personal private information about a patient and his or her family. A right to privacy is grounded in the society and is protected by the United States Constitution. In addition, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Codes for Nurses prohibits disclosure of confidential patient information, as do the ethical codes of many other professional organizations (Malek, 2010). The Joint Commission mandates that institutions maintain and adhere to policies and standards to protect patient information. According to Malek (2010), nurses must remember that a right to privacy protects more than the patient’s medical record; it protects them from unauthorized photographs and news stories, as well
Its main ideology is to protect the health and safety of the health consumers. Nursing Council 2012 guides all health practitioners to treat every health consumer with respect, dignity and maintain their privacy and confidentiality. It is essential for nurses to adopt health consumers’ culture, ethical and moral values without imposing their own. A balanced power relationship is necessary to meet the best needs of health consumers. While undertaking the nursing process, they have the privilege to access the health consumers’ personal information.
As a group we all decided that it is best for the patient’s notes to be filed in the nurse’s station due to issues surrounding confidentiality and privacy. As a group we chose to show a clinical scenario which started off with a role play and ended with a debrief discussion which also incorporated the Australian nursing and midwifery code of ethics (2008) and the competency standards for registered nurses which explained where an ethical breach had been made.
1. Describe the problem as told by a health care professional For this interview project, I chose to interview Dr. Shawn Fagan, MD. He is a burn surgeon and intensivist for the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. Dr. Fagan has is board certified in both surgery and surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery. He has participated in numerous studies in the area of exfoliative and necrotizing diseases of the skin.
PATIENT CARE EXPERIENCE AND PARTNERING IN CARE Name of Student Institution Affiliation Patient care experience and Partnering in care Health care is continuously evolving with improvements in cures and medical equipments. Nevertheless, this does not transform into better health care delivery. To ensure proper and satisfactory services in the health care industry, it is important to focus on patient care experience and partner in care along with the families. We discuss this approach and its benefits, especially for the elderly like Mr. Taylor and how it helps them overcome the barriers they face for healthcare delivery.