They say you come here, pull yourself by the bootstraps and if you just work hard enough you will have everything you need. Although for some it may seem so simple, it is not. Not everyone is given the same opportunities and so the road to getting to this so-called perfect American life is not always that achievable. For instance in the documentary “Crips and Bloods: Made in America”, we see how life truly treats people of color living in this “great country”. Through all the issues that arise in the documentary, oppression and racism stick out to me the most.
Admittedly, regulations are governing the nursing arena whose impacts define the mode of service delivery to the patients involved. For instance, it is mandatory for nurses to acknowledge and maintain high standards of privacy for the sake of bettering the health conditions of patients. In most cases, family members and friends appear to distance themselves from their patients after nurses reveal specific details of the patient’s health. Such a claim is evident in a situation where treatment of communicable diseases such as HIV/AID and stroke are concerned. I understand that specific ailments might deem impossible to treat hence calling for a family consultation.
Nurses interpret and evaluate diagnostic examinations to determine an individual’s condition, as well as making the necessary adjustments in patient treatment plans on their health progress. In collaboration with other medical personnel, nurses engage in the development and enactment of patient care plans. Furthermore, they provide education to families and groups on various health issues such as disease prevention, among others. Scope of Practice The nursing scope of practice gives a precise definition of the strict duties of a registered nurse practitioner. It is obligatory for these professionals not to engage in medical activities that go beyond their scope of practice.
The healthcare staff can only act as a facilitator in patient 's decision making. With regard to this case study, I felt that all the above points should be addressed in Suzan’s clinical management. Reflective practice is undoubtedly an important concept in nursing to think about to reduce the possibility of errors in the future practice. The day that Ms. Suzan received the double dose of Omniplaque drink, I went back through the chart and realized that this medication could do more harm to her kidney as well as liver. So I contacted the doctor immediately to do the needful at the earliest for Ms. Suzan to avoid further damage.
We are working with cancer patients and it is of great importance to educate our clients so as to minimize the effects of disease, potential complications, unwanted effects of the treatment employed and safe health management at home. Our patients can face life threatening complication if poorly taught about their condition and expected outcomes. Therefore, it is mandatory for every nurse as well as other members of health care team to provide health education to all of our patients. Moreover, it is the part of nurses’ competencies that they are able to provide health education to the patients and the families. We have established the teams of nurses for different specialties like breast care nurses, stoma care nurses, perioperative specialist
With regard to this case study, I felt that all the above points should be addressed in Suzan’s clinical management. Reflective practice is undoubtedly an important concept in nursing to think about to reduce the possibility of errors in the future practice. The day that Ms. Suzan received the double dose of Omniplaque drink, I went back through the chart and realized that this medication could make more harm to her kidney as well as liver. So I contacted the doctor immediately to do the needful at the earliest for Ms. Suzan to avoid further damage. Medical errors are not typically caused by a negligent or incompetent healthcare professional; instead, they are often the result of a breakdown in processes that guide the delivery of patient care (Bonney, 2014).
in the World Views on Evidence-Based Nursing journal. The article begins by addressing the fact that families, together with the healthcare professionals were particularly implicated when it comes to the process of decision-making of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)’s patients, especially about the use of life support. The use of life support by ICU’s patients can be, regarding the decision to withhold or withdraw life support at the end-of-life of the patients. Shared Decision Making (SDM) approach was suggested as the best practice guidelines to improve the quality of end-of-life decision-making. The focus of the article is to explore the effectiveness of SDM interventions to improve communication between the healthcare team, patients, their family members and surrogate decision-makers about the decision to use life support in the
Although sometimes neglected, many healthcare professionals glean information on family morbidity of particular diseases (e.g. cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune disorders, mental disorders, diabetes, cancer) to assess whether a person is at risk of developing similar problems (Rich E. C. et al, 2004) CONCEPT 3- NURSING ASSESSMENT. This concept was taken from module 1.2 entitled “purpose of health assessment” Nursing health assessment involves collecting, validating and clustering of data about health challenges of an individual, and their health needs. It is first step in nursing process. Even though nursing have always performed assessment on client prior giving nursing care, until recently assessment was considered
Medical workers are educated and trained on advanced life support at the commencement of the all Doctors and Nurses undergo an advanced life support. It is very important that every medical personnel [Doctor, Anesthesia, paramedics and Nurses] have Knowledge about Advanced life support to save life and improve the quality of community health. At least the Doctors, Anesthesia, Paramedics and Nurses staff must know about Advanced life support. Because frequently facing life threatening situations [Boonmak P, Boonmak S,2004] (7). Many countries have guidelines on how to provide Advance life support(ALS) which are formulated by professional medical bodies in those countries [Viva J, Siddall Monica J,2006] (8).
Jennah collaborated as an active member of a multidisciplinary health care team to provide patient care throughout the lifespan by applying conflict resolution and problem solving skills as appropriate. For example, Kendra and I had to leave early to help out with the bone marrow drive. Jennah was able to adapt well with that information and make sure Kendra and I had all our charting done in time to leave. Kendra and I provided information to Jennah about what treatments needed to be done. I believe there was one more thing that needed to be done once we