I think Leadership is an important skill for the nurses of all levels. Being an effective nurse means being an effective leader as well. My personal experience shown that workplace environment, teamwork and patients care are depending on nurses leadership skills. Mahoney described leaders as being “visionary, equipped with strategies, a plan and desire to direct their teams and services to a future goal ” (2001) . I think leaders should be also passionate, dynamic and have a motivational and inspirational influence on other people.
Effective pain management is a vital component to quality patient care. Nurses play an essential role in implementing pain management. Empowered nurses equipped with the latest evidenced based knowledge, skills and information are able to provide safe and compassionate care during the most vulnerable time in the life of critical care patients. Evidenced- based pain management information is crucial to provide the nurse with unbiased skills that could form the basis of their knowledge and attitudes. An environment equipped with open communication and exchange of ideas, would definitely help facilitate the knowledge growth of nurses and empower them in their workplace to provide expert nursing care.
The experiences women have during pregnancy and birth form a lasting memory, a story which is remembered and recalled over again. A midwife is a key figure in these stories and the relationship they have with their client can influence the way in which they are told. For this reason, a midwife must possess certain qualities to enhance the overall experience. Therefore, good interpersonal skills and selfconfidence are essential qualities for every midwife and these will be discussed in relation to good midwifery practice.
Debra is exceptional in organization of work. Renee prepares well for her patients by completing her appointment directory. She has immediate access to anything needed by preparing her room for each patient. She is excellent at balancing between, patient care, sterilization and extended duties. She is extremely Barbara: In orderliness, she exceeds expectations, and performs in this area above and beyond expectations.
“From the halls of Congress and federal agencies to the board rooms, hospitals and other health care facilities, ANA is the strongest voice for the nursing profession” (American Nurses Association,2016). “ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting a safe and ethical work environment, bolstering the health and wellness of nurses, and advocating on health care issues that affect nurses and the public” (American Nurses Association, 2016). Nurses joined this types of organization with the purpose make their voices to be heard and to improve the quality of nursing care and health care in general. “Dedicated to ensuring that an adequate supply of highly-skilled and well-educated nurses is available, ANA is committed to meeting the needs of nurses as well as health care consumers” (American Nurses Association,
It is the job of the APN to apply their skills to promote a culture of excellence. Promoting such a culture involves using all aspects of the quality competency. The Nurse Practitioner is in a unique position as a clinician and manager. According to Carney (2011), clinical managers have the capability to ensure the safe, ethical, and high quality of care due to their professional background, which is firmly grounded in ethical healthcare. Therefore, the APN has a distinct set of skills that will ensure positive patient outcomes.
She likes working for the Russian community because they are very open-minded and give her a challenge in her career. She is happy that the Russian community now trusts her because she can relate to them and help them to the best of her ability. Julia constantly reminds her clients that she is willing to empower them, educated them and led them to make a positive change. Julia has truly inspired me to become a social worker because she does not only work for her company but she works for other agencies to get the proper care for her clients. Overcoming the cultural barriers is one of the goal I have set early on, so she tries her best never to turn down someone in need.
The role of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) in high quality health care has been identified as critical role. APRNs have a vital place in the health care system, which means students need a relevant and valuable knowledge as well as experience to improve their abilities. As a future APRN, I place high priority on life-long learning and the development of health care providers skills set. Because of my dedication to excellence and selflessness; I will improve the capabilities of any APRN or health care professional, and I will strive to understand the new disclosures can be discovered every day, and become a strong leader.
By choosing these academic courses I feel like I am one step closer to where I want to be in the future. These classes have taught me a lot and they will be very beneficial in my journey to becoming a nurse. I have great passion for helping people and that is