Nurses engaged in non-clinicals roles, such as administration or research, while not providing direct care, nonetheless are collaborating in the provision of care through their influence and direction of those who do. Effective nursing care is accomplished through the interdependence of nurses in differing roles those who teach the needed skills, set standards, manage the environment of care, or expand the boundaries of
This is why primary health care is of uttermost importance, the nurse in the community must try to help prevent, educate and overcome these inequalities and provide the highest standards of health for all, which is not based on want but need. For the
Nurses should respect for individual or group legal right about health care. The main aim of the above mentioned code of conduct is to avoid ethnocentrism in the nurses as if any health care practitioners lack cultural sensitivity and feel that their beliefs, ideas and practice are the best in practice and superior to the others then this will create a hostile environment among others and dilute the Nurse-patient relationship and develop inappropriate attitude towards minorities like. At times it has been notice that some patients are reluctant to take medical help/advice due to this cultural conflict. a. Superiority/Cultural dominance: Health care Practitioner believes that their own culture and beliefs is far superior compare to minority patients and try to impose their own personal beliefs on others. b. Incapacity/Cultural blindness: Health care practitioners acknowledge the culture difference but failed to show the cultural sensitivity towards the member of subculture group so they offer standard treatment based on the dominant culture.
For tackling obesity and to promote healthy eating as well as raising awareness of the dangers of smoking let consider the following theories. The five theoretical approaches to health promotion are: Educational:This approach aims to provide knowledge and information about the why and how of healthy eating and also to develop the necessary skills for informed choice.The methods used are Information-giving through interpersonal channels, small groups and mass media, so that the individual canmake an informed choice. Medical: The aim of medical approach is focus on preventing disease and early detection and also to identify those at risk from disease. Using thePrimary health care consultationfor example: checking your body mass. Client-centred: this approach is centred on working with individuals on their own terms.Byhelping people to identify their own needs and concerns, and gain the necessary skills and confidence to act upon
To support this claim Watson stated that ‘nurses who are not able to practice caring can become hardened, brittle, worn down, and robot like. (Watson p.467). Watson calm that patients heal are directly affected by how they feel about their current situation. Therefore, it is the nurses and healthcare practitioners’ duty to ensure that patients are comfortable and are properly cared for. Due to overload, nurses and practitioner experience reoccurring errors, which place patients and healthcare workers’ life, at risk.
Its focus is on improving overall health of the people within the community with emphasis on prevention, and attending to multiple determinants of health. This nursing practice involves advocacy, planning and policy development that will address issues of social justice. The nurse looks at the areas of concern in the community, assesses it, and plans ways by the concerns can be curtailed or resolved. The health concerns could be on infection control, health coaching, health maintenance, as well as home care visits for welfare and providing care foe members of community that may need
The act of nursing helps people to achieve this goal comfortably and appropriately. Caring for a person through action, relationally, and improving health and is the ultimate role of a nurse. Conclusion Nursing plays an important role in maintaining the health of human beings. This role requires that a person be understanding of human beings individually and as a whole, the environment in which we survive, the meaning of health and how to maintain it, and how to be caring. These concepts have shaped my philosophy, which I will use as a guideline to practice nursing by, and as I advance my knowledge of nursing, I will be able to expand upon
(Stuart, 2012, P.172) The aims of the education are to enhance the knowledge, skill and confidence, then, encourage and motivate the people to make changes in their lifestyle for their own health. Health promotion, health education and nursing role There are few nursing roles that can demonstrate health promotion and education. It is consisting of client advocate, educator, counselor and health promotor. Client advocate A patient advocate is an advocate for clients’ rights. (Olin, 2012) According to the principle of protecting the patient, the nurse should support and provide information and knowledge to let people making decisions so as to promote self-determination.
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.