Some conceptual models appear from the metaparadigm of nursing, as these concepts are the abstract ones. One of my practice specific concept as an obstetrician manager specialist is culturally – informed care for the patient and the environment. The individual and the environments are two concepts of the metaparadigm of the nursing theory. The culturally – informed care for me as for obstetrician manager specialist is significant because multiculturalism is an essential factor in my professional activities as it is based on a population with different characteristics. Cultural – informed care is crucial for my profession as patient constantly exposed to external factors.
The order was increased but even so Kim and Amy thought he dose was not appropriate. If the patient has expressed that comfort care is all she wants and she appears in pain, then are we really doing our job as nurses? Even if the dose of pain medication would slowly kill her, she would be out of pain. The ethics in nursing can be extremely complicated, therefore it is important to know where you stand on an issue and remind yourself to let that get in the way of your care. Nurses just want to care for their patients and make them comfortable.
Sociology, as defined by Smith (1981), is the study of the social facts, such as feeling, thinking and acting, that are common to a society which force individuals in that society to conform. Sociology allows us to look at society and its relationships in a certain way and understand and explain the members within that society (Pinikahana, 2003). The purpose of this essay is to outline the key arguments for and against health professionals studying Sociology of Health and Illness. There is a range of different views regarding health professionals studying sociology and some of them will be outlined in this essay. Sociology has become an important tool for nursing as it encourages nurses to implement particular modes of power when dealing with clients (Mulholland, 1997).
1.3 Sociology and Nursing As disciplines Sociology deals the components of society in detail and its relationships, differences and solidarity. The Nursing is concentrating on the role of nurses in healing the patients and promoting the health positively. The nurse is coming from the one of the societies and she delivers her best to the humans. The key to understanding nursing 's relationship with sociology is the profession 's concern to control and develop its knowledge base. The nurses by and large depend on physicians for their education and training, and in the process the nurses have been engaged in a long duration to establish epistemological isolation from medicine.
Trust relationship is a kind of interactive process that requires care and concern (Chin, 2001). In this incident, if I told any incorrect information to my patient, she would start to suspect whether I am a medical student or not and start not to believe me. Hence, our relationship would be destroyed. It is important for us to stand from patients’ point of view to think about their thought and ensure the information shared must be accurate before starting any conversation with the
It is very important that people who detected mental health or substance abuse problems in a registered nurse take action. Without any intervention, these diseases can lead to predictable outcomes and courses. It is the aim of the BRN’s Diversion Program to identify the symptoms and then intervene and change the outcome. Moreover the Diversion Program also provides a good substitute to the traditional disciplinary procedure. Eligibility Eligible registered nurses are those who are: • Suffering from mental illness or abuse alcohol or drugs so much that it affects their nursing
When the clients or service user needs are identified, the broker helps the service user or clients by connect them with available services and facilities and helps them with arranging the services and facilities. In the role of broker, specific skills in social work such as listening, counselling, and communication skills are very important so that the clients or service users do not confuse that the broker role played by social work with other roles played by the social worker. For instance, the role of advocate empowers the service users or clients by involving in communicate with the specialist such as the doctor or psychologist. According to
It helps in the life long care of individuals and is used to develop treatments that provide the most optimum level of care. This study therefore will help students recognize that evidence base care will only be possible through the use of information’s from research and also involvement in research activities. The researcher found out that most students belief that research in general is difficult so they dislike research thereby inhibiting learning and then hinders professional growth in nursing in our society. Nurse education placed emphasis upon the use of evidence from research in order to rationalize nursing interventions. Students are also encouraged to adopt positive attitude towards research as this is the only option for them to improve their nursing
Lack of mental health literacy has created a false narrative about drugs that treat mental disorders and impacts mental health care delivery systems. Gaiha et al. reported that 42% of survey respondents assumed that medication that treated mental disorders had severe side effects (152). Consequently, the lack of mental health literacy had a significant impact on decision making for treatment and compliance (Ogorchukwu et al, 235). It makes PWMDs more apprehensive about using medication as a part of their treatment regime and makes it harder for PWMD to manage their
Patient safety is an important responsibility of a nurse leader. However the nation’s health care system is prone to errors and can be detrimental to safe patients care as a result of basic system flaws. The society is responsible for ensuring that safe patient care is safely delivered by the nurses. CURRENT STUDIES: Patient safety is the cornerstone of high quality care. Much of the work defining patient safety and practice that prevent harm have focused on negative outcome of care such as modality and morbidity.