In order to meet the above mentioned goal, nurses should be provided with adequate training not only about instructional skills but the ability to assess learning needs of the individuals and the ability to determine the fact that if the information provided is understood by the learner. Nurses’ ability to possess these skills can guarantee an educational effort as successful and effective. When nurses are involved in health educations process, it is proven to haveconstructive effects on the health related outcomes of patients as well as it can improve the nurses’ level of competence and confidence (Bastable, 2003). Health promotion is one of the basic duties of a nurse and this duty cannot by fulfilled without health education. Other purposes served by the nurses applying health education is improving health behavior, motivation and compliance, achieving optimal level of health and improving skills and knowledge of the health care providers (Norton,
Therefore, the clinical part can be considered as crucial and critical part of the nursing education (Aghamohammadi-Kalkhoran, Karimollahi, & Abdi, 2011). Before entering the nursing profession and become a registered nurse, the student 's nurse will be exposed to the clinical learning environment because it play a vital role in the acquisition of professional abilities (Jonsén, Melender, & Hilli, 2013). Moreover, the acceptation or rejection nursing as a profession by nursing student is based on their clinical learning environment that they have been through for their first time during clinical placement (Jonsén, Melender, & Hilli,
Nurses should work to assure that the relevant parties are involved and have a voice in decision-making about patient care issues. Nurses should see that the question that need to be addressed are asked and the information needed for informed decision-making is available and provided. Nurse should actively promote the collaborative multi-disciplinary planning required to ensure the availability and accessibility of quality health services to all persons who have needs for health care. Intra-professional collaboration within nursing is fundamental
Introduction Nursing as a profession outright several standard implicit in those who pursue nursing as their career. A nurse must be honest, liability, increase knowledge, respect patient, equality for all patients and the desire to prevent and allay suffering. Specifically, nurses have chosen this profession to assist others in need and to promote quality of life for patients. Moore (2009) suggested that the aspect of a profession must include the knowledge to broaden up and progress in the techniques, education, and services through scientific research methods. Moore (2009) also emphasizes that nurses must confide to the knowledge of their expertise at each institution of higher education, and assists to devise protocols and policies and being able to take charge of the professional attribute in the hospital.
Good communication between nurses and patients is essential for the successful outcome of individualized nursing care of each patient. To achieve this, however, nurses must understand and help their patients, demonstrating courtesy, kindness and sincerity. The qualitative analysis led to the emergence of the four themes from the focus group data. From the students ' point of view, ' initial clinical anxiety ', 'theory- practice gap ', clinical supervision ', ' professional role ', was considered as important factors in clinical experience. There are several issues, especially
In a time when acuity of are essential for cost containment and quality care. Nursing is a knowledge-based profession and technological expertise and a high degree of clinical acumen are qualities that healthcare consumers demand. Continuing education, including on-thejob training courses, postgraduate study, and ongoing professional development, is seen as a vehicle for nurses to maintain currency of knowledge and skills, and to respond to dynamic changes in health care delivery (McDiarmid,
Family Assessment Tools The Calgary Family Assessment Model (CFAM) is a renowned assessment tool used by nurses in conceptualizing and organizing data gathered while working with families(Wright and Leahey, 2009). It is a useful tool both for compiling data for a family assessment as well as in assisting families to deal with specific health issues. The CFAM has three main categories namely: structural which encompasses the internal, external and contextual; developmental which includes stages, tasks and attachments; and functional level which hasthe instrumental (daily living activities) and expressive which includes communication, problem solving, roles, power, beliefs, alliances and coalition(John & Flowers, 2009). This model was chosen for its strengths in providing the nursing practitioner with a wide range of areas to engage families with. This is because the model acts as a template for both clinical and generalist practice and it allows nurses to expand their assessment questions within the different categories provided as they increase their skills in the practice of family care.
Introduction: A world of opportunity awaits the nursing profession willing take on managerial responsibility. Nurse managers guide and lead frontline nurses while contributing to organisational success. They work together to provide the shared goals of efficiency, common care goals and excellence in clinical care, education and research. Managers outline the expectations for excellence in nursing thus optimizing quality and a ‘just culture’, which balances the need for open disclosure with a quality learning environment and culture (Boysen, 2013). Nurse managers connect frontline staff and middle-upper management, ensuring communication is maintained.
Thorton took the lead on the training and piloting of the project of Nurse Led Discharge at the NHS trust. The strength of the power strategies or tactics used by the leader has been analysed as a role of personal, organizational and cultural antecedents. (Koslowsky and Schwarz Wald, 1993; Raven and Kruglanski, 1970) Thorton used her knowledge and expertise to develop a training program for all the nurses to undergo which would render them competent to safely discharge a
In today’s ultramodern era nurse’s role has become increasingly involved with managing people, change, budgets, policies, standards and audits. Good leadership and management skills are essential for nurse managers in today’s health care environment. The nurse managers provide practical support for the other nursing staff in their daily work. The Nurse Managers play a critical role because they influence the success of the health care organisation as well as the health care team members. According to Linda Everett, “The important role of the nurse manager is the provision of effective and high quality care in any patient in the health care delivery setting.