It examines and evaluates the decision making process integrating ethical principals. Advance practice nurses must be aware there are ethical consequences for decisions that are made. This core competency addresses the need for ethically sound solutions to be applied to complex issues. During this course ethical principles of decision making was addressed in the case studies. For example, a patient became pregnant and contracted a sexually transmitted infection from her estranged spouse.
To help make a choice, they should first look at their personal and professional values that define their nursing practice. After, they need to look at ethical principles and legal documents to help guide their decision. In the end, they must compare and contrast these factors together to come up with the ethical decision that they ultimately feel is best for their
Ethics serve as a guide for moral and ethical conduct and thus treat people with dignity, respect and uniqueness regardless of age, sex, color or religion. Also adhere to their job description and within the nation’s healthcare workforce. Surveys from several nursing specializations reported that there is no differences in
The two competencies addressed in this paper are Inter-professional Collaboration and Patient Centered Care. Following are discussions surrounding these competencies, concepts, terms, and relationships to theory. By addressing the role of nursing in shaping these areas, attention was focused on historical components, professional value. attitudes, and documentation based in evidence. The current areas that are influential in healthcare, such as political, financial, on a national and international levels were inspected.
it is imperative that nurses maintain a current knowledge of evidence-based practice to best care for their patients, families, communities, and the health care system itself. The Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine released The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health which has eight recommendations to help shape the future of nursing. The sixth recommendation is to ensure that nurses engage in lifelong learning. (Institute of Medicine, 2010).
Introduction: Due to the structure of health care in the United States, nurses are often responsible not only for patients’ education about their ailments, but also for designing and implementing plans and procedures to encourage general health education and wellness (Bastable, 2011). The advanced nurse should work to improve both personal nursing skills and the nursing skills of colleagues (Rolfe 2014). As such, nurses must be strong collaborators and life-long learners who are able to explain their justifications, processes, and skills to patients and one another. Although the world is developing an affinity for accumulation and implementation of evidence-based practice and although nurses pride themselves on their ability to learn and teach
Introduction My philosophy of nursing is to serve the health care needs of the individuals and their families with compassion, equality, and excellence. The patient will receive respect, privacy, and confidentiality. Cultural beliefs, ethnic background, and sexual orientation will be respected and care will provided without discrimination. The relationship with the patient involves the whole patient with a focus on the body, mind, and spirit.
Caring is another value that is in the personal philosophy. Provisions and Impact The two provisions in the ANA 's Code of Ethics for Nurses with interpretive statement I think I could improve incorporate into my practice are collaboration and promoting. Collaborating with other health professionals to protect human rights can provide me with more knowledge into my practice. Promoting health diplomacy allows me to be more up to date on evidence-based practice research.
Philosophy of Nursing Everyone’s values and beliefs about the profession of nursing are all different. The four concepts of nursing are interrelated and all mean something different to every person, too. Throughout this paper, I will be reflecting on my values and beliefs about nursing through the four concepts while comparing them to a nursing theorist with views that are most similar to my own.
Healthcare is an ever-evolving continuum consisted of many changes that occur in a day-to-day basis. The need of continuing education is necessary for us to advance our skills and knowledge as nurses caring for the general population. However, advanced knowledge that goes beyond the science of nursing is crucial to excel in the field. Excellence in nursing requires us to be politically active and informed of the constant changes that occur within the health care system. It is also important to be aware of the accessible resources and organizations to be able to seek the proper resources needed.
The field of nursing has greatly evolved over the years; the Nightingale era of nursing in the 19th century looks vastly different when compared to the current nursing era that is guided by scientific knowledge and factual principles. Understanding the patterns and structures of modern nursing knowledge is fundamental to the discipline of nursing (Carper, 1978). As defined by Carper (1978), the current field of nursing is guided by four patterns of knowing: (a) empirics, (b) esthetics, (c) personal knowledge, and (d) ethics. Empirical knowledge, also known as “nursing
Background and Significance of the Study Moral integrity is the key ingredients and navigator in professional nurses that lead to ultimate goal of nursing care. It has been recognized as a fundamental part of professional nurses’ practice (Ulrich et al, 2010; Pavlish et al, 2012). Professional nurses play the largest role to support the need for individualized treatment of the patient. The goals of the profession of nursing are related to ethical and involve protecting patients from harm while providing care that is the most benefit for the patient (Bosek, 2009; Kopala&Burkhart, 2005; Helft, 2011; Susan, 2013,). Nowadays, professional nurses have encountered to face and manage with moral problem that occur from complexity of patient health problems, advances in technology, inappropriate of health care system, policies and priorities that conflict with care needs, inadequate staffing and increased turnover, or lack of administrative support (Brazil et al. 2010; Eizenberg et al. 2009; Elpern et al. 2005;
Providing care to a patient is a particularly challenging process that requires a great deal of effort from a nurse. A nurse’s ability to give quality care to their patient is an important aspect to a patient’s life both now and in the future. As such, nurses must exhibit specific qualities in their practice in order to maintain the best standard of care for their patients. Given this, I believe that the standards of knowledge, advocacy, and self-awareness are foundational to the nursing practice and to a nurse’s capacity to provide quality patient care. Knowledge
A nurse must keep up to date on education and new processes in health-care, so they can provide the best care. As a nurse, you have promised to give each of your patients the best care that can possibly be given. Nurses must follow a code of ethics, to act safely, provide ethical care no matter how they feel about the patient or the reason they are in your care. Following this code of ethics shows your commitment to caring for people and society, it is a guide of ethics and standards to follow to keep everyone safe. Nursing is also a wonderful opportunity to meet hundreds of people from almost every nationality and every walk of life.
Nurses often faced a variety of challenges in order to maintain quality of patients’ care, in line with the changes in medicine and nursing profession. Nurses need to be mastered in all aspects and play really important roles in providing effective and efficient care to the patients. They need to deal with emotional and professional demand of many people, especially the patients. With the development of advanced technologies and various specializations in medicine, there are many requests for higher expectations and demands for nurses from a variety of specialization as well. Moreover, as a result, it is more stressful and challenging for newly graduated nurses as they face problems to adapt to their new professional career and environment.