The study focused on reduction in falls, call light use and patient satisfaction. All patients that were discharged during the one year study was involved. The experimental group received specialized educations prior to hourly rounding being initiated. Hourly rounding was to take place from 0600-2200. And q 2 hours rounding completed 2200-0600.
If you look out for the wellbeing of you patient and express what is best for your patient then you are actively practicing the value of altruism in the field of nursing. Next, the professional value of autonomy. Autonomy is the personal value of one over themselves, free form control of others (96). An autonomous person is one who acts intentionally, with understanding and without the influences of others opinions on them. As a nurse it is important to know when to give your input and when to hold off.
Finally, video one really enlighten us on the importance of spirituality for nurses. The narrator talks about patients’ needs of spirituality during health crisis. Many studies have shown that spiritual well-being makes an impact on how patients respond to illness. Nurses are primary care givers, thus responsible of patients’ spiritual needs and
Limitations of the paper Although the paper gives a brief view over the concept of Culturally Competent Nursing Care by defining the term of "Cultural Competence", highlighting its importance in nursing care, and introducing a few number of assessment models to assure the highest population-specific care, it avoids to bring into attention a simplified step-by-step approach for nurses on how to learn the necessary skills of cultural competent care, how to incorporate it into their daily practice, and how to evaluate their current skills for the weak areas necessitating modification. It seems the main purpose of the criticized paper was to emphasize the importance of the nursing care to underrepresented minorities in the US health care system. This was achieved by introduction of a series of assessment tool and their utility in different cultural settings. However, it could be rationalized that the reason for shallow review of different models is the incorrectly perception of race and ethnicity as the main features of cultural variety. Nevertheless, we should note that despite the fact that race and ethnicity are the two most obvious features of cultural variation, other factors such as religion, education, profession, and sexuality might bear inevitable
In other health care institutions, they do not have a well-designed orientation, expect the new employee to independently learn the culture, and are not consistently available for direction. There are health care organizations that combine the two approaches with the hope of the processes coming
My cultural background views this physical body as a weak entity with the belief that a person’s physical body may decline and die, but the spirit lives on forever. Hence, as a nurse, I promote and encourage any spiritual rituals or practices that a patient may use to develop a sense of faith, hope, and perseverance of spirituality throughout their
My belief is that nurses should consider all a patient’s subsystems and the environment in which they live into to determine if the patient may be able achieve health as defined in our textbook. For example, people living areas during periods of social unrest and government chaos, most likely lack a lot of internal and external resources to be able to manage their health. As future nurses I believe we must keep in mind that there are different degrees of health and we should build trust with our patients, one way to do that is to respect the cultural values and beliefs of our patients. In my belief, an overall physical and psychological wellness of a patient is what I consider important aspects of their
Nurses then were asked by the project leader to sign an informed consent after the project had been explained to them. Recruited nurses were then asked by the project leader to complete the questionnaire before starting the EBP educational program and immediately after completion of the program. Four weeks after completing the educational program the nurses were asked to complete the questionnaire again. The four-week follow-up questionnaire was distributed by the project leader to the participants through intradepartmental mail. Each survey had a detachable cover sheet with the participant’s name.
Specifically, 1) We explain and analyze how well Barbara Norris done in her first month as a nurse manager and describe her management control approach to performance improvement. 2) We more specifically, evaluate the adequacy of changes Barbara Norris is trying to make. 3) We recommend an action plan for Barbara Noriss to improve staff 's performance.
(2011) (13) study as the evaluation team from university of Aberdeen published an interim report describing the implementation of patient safety in ten medical schools in nine countries among the six WHO regions around the world. Most schools have delivered more than one topic and some have implemented all the eleven topics. The implementation was done in eighteen months and included different topics according to each school (minimum three) and evaluation tools were established such as pre and post questionnaires for students and tutors and focus groups. The reports from the three project leaders of the same study indicate that the WHO Patient Safety Curriculum Guide is highly valued with a clear structure and excellent content. The sections provided advice on how to teach patient safety and the examples and suggested resources are particularly