Two highly noted programs are Culturally Competent Nursing Modules (CCNMS) and Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS). The article “Why Is Cultural Competence Important in Nursing” states that in these programs the students “watch videos, listen to and read presentations, and take tests (leading to certificates and credit units) that help them improve their understanding of and show more respect for people from different cultures.” Afterwards they take examinations and are evaluated based on their educational and clinical experience. According to Ann Kenny author of “Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Corner Stone of Caring” the National Standards for (CLAS) were developed by the Office of Minority Health (OMH) in December
An interdisciplinary team of nurses, physicians, pharmacists, administrators, quality resource management staff, and if possible Six Sigma black belts participates in the analysis of the medication reconciliation process and its vulnerabilities. The team develops a plan to eliminate errors by following a flow chart to revise and pursue the established goals. In general, communication failures lead to errors in the administration of medications, in the doses or in the method of using a drug. In fact, Six Sigma approach is fundamental for the safety of nursing homes since many medications increase the patients’ risk of
Ethics, or ethical knowledge, which is our moral code and obligation to service and respect human life. It is the good, valuable and the goals desired (McEwen & Wills, 2014). Personal Situation An example of a situation that I’ve encounter during my few years as a registered nurse, working in long term care, was dealing with residents with multiple diagnosis and aging. I had only been work prn, so it was difficult to really know a client. My resident was an older Caucasian female with diagnosis of dementia, congestive heart failure, iron deficiency, thyroid dysfunction, and several other illnesses.
Diversity impacts my community in the nursing home because in this nursing home the majority of the residents are all Caucasians and the majority of the staff members are African Americans. This becomes an issue because when the family members want to ask the nurses or nurse manager, the residents and family members’
Although many scholars focus on the negative aspects of the problem at hand, there are people like Lillee Gelinas, Linda Delunas and Linda Rooda that recognize the silver lining. In 2017 Lillee Gelinas wrote an article about the advantages of the nursing shortage. Some of the advantages she highlighted on how crucial the role of a nurse is, higher pay for nursing jobs, and how overall the shortage has brought attention it the industry as a whole (Gelinas, 2017, p.4). Another article titled a new model for the clinical instruction of undergraduate nursing students explains the advantages of the shortage
In conclusion, health care system should provide enough staffing to handle the high workloads in the emergency department. Another way to avoid this problem is to implement laws to regulate how many hours nurse can work per week. Sleep is important and sleep deprivations lead to many errors that a nurse can make. Nurses should be reeducated on the importance of sleep and fatigue related problems and their impacts on patient safety and medical errors. The last one I saw was titled “Gender Differences in Choice to Attend College for Hispanic Families” by Stephany Ortiz.
LPNs may be denied from performing certain errands, for example, beginning IVs and directing imperative choices with respect to patient treatment, yet this fluctuates by state. Instructive necessities for RNs and LPNs are fundamentally the same. Both oblige science, physiology and life structures courses, however RNs require extra authoritative, group wellbeing and science courses. LPNs are thought to be on the bleeding edge of patient consideration. Subsequent to finishing your reasonable nursing course from a state-sanction program, you'll get an accreditation in handy nursing.
Prior to beginning this volunteer experience, I believed that I had a number of personal attributes and skills that fit this role such as having the necessary education about people, specifically older people if to work with elderly. As part of my college course, I have studied and learned about the development of people from conception to death, including how elderly people may act, think and perceive. All the knowledge I’ve attained from the lectures definitely came in handy whilst working in the nursing home. The ability to deal with mental illness properly is important when working in nursing homes as many people in nursing homes are there due to some kind of mental illness such as dementia and Alzheimer’s etc. Personal skills such as compassion, patience, being helpful, motivated, having good communication skills and being a good listener too.
Introduction In this paper, I describe my ideal job as an expert registered nurse in palliative care. Also, I examine my strengths and limitations in relation to a particular job posting (e.g., registered nurse in VHA Home Health Care palliative care) (refer to Appendix). Lastly, the paper discusses various marketing strategies that may help me reach my career goal. Career Vision My perfect job would be to work in a reputable community health care facility where I am able to utilize and enhance my knowledge and skills in palliative/hospice care. Ideally, I would work at VHA Home Health Care providing care for clients and families affected by a terminal illness.
NUR1014 Professionalism and Contemporary Nursing Reflective Journal(I) Name: Ko Wing Yi Student Number:15001448 My perception and perspectives of being a nurse in the healthcare team In the healthcare team, every member holds different role, such as nurses, doctor. And they will cooperate with each other which to provide care to patients. Nurse include many important roles such as caregiver, health promoter, client advocate, care coordinator, counselor, case manager, educator. (The Nursing Council of Hong Kong,2015) During the practicum, I experience the role of the nurse importance because I did a mistake. Against this mistake, I will make the solution that to improve my future effectively.