Discussion Post NURS 6531 Week One Nurse Practitioner Competencies Quality As we further our education to become advanced practice nurses (APNs), it is crucial that we understand the behaviors or core competencies expected of all APNs. For the purpose of this discussion, I will evaluate the core competency of quality and how I will integrate this behavior into my daily practice.
Part 1 Explain why it is important for nurses to use credible and relevant evidence to underpin their clinical practice. (Justify and support answers with credible and relevant evidence whilst adhering to UWS referencing guidance). The role of nurse changes as new research emerges and finds new and improved ways of helping patients to be restored to health. As Aveyard and Sharp (2016) suggested, evidence based practice requires that the approach is clear but also up to date and it based on the best type of evidence available at the point in time. The Nursing and Midwifery Council Code (2015) is to always provide the best possible service related to the best available evidence that is also in line with the patient’s preferences.
(2014). Wallis (2012) makes implication that the prime objective of EBP is to provide approaches that can be applied effectively to prevent, detect and provide care of health disorders. Thus, obtaining a magnet status and evidence-based projects and should integrate current best evidence from research with clinical policy and practice to improve healthcare
The elders that have been aging among the nursing population are many, which also added to the nursing shortages, school of nursing with decrease registration for nurses compound the problem along with high patient acuity and staff ratio (Gindel & Hagerstrom, 2009). Leaders and managers need to be very responsible, reliable, dependable and greatly proficient and actively involved with the other employees to offer an outstanding patient care in order to promote and avert the further nurses
Nursing documentation encourage many aspects of nursing care. Voutilainen et al, 2004 believes that quality nursing documentation promotes structured, dependable and effective communication between caregivers and will facilitate continuity and individuality of care and safety towards patients. One believes documentation is a useful tool in addressing what happens in the nursing process and what decision making is based on presenting information from admission, nursing diagnosis, interventions and the evaluation process resulting in the outcome. Delaney et al, 1992 firmly believes that exact nursing documentation allows nurses to evaluate nursing outcomes as a logic result of nursing diagnosis and
Therefore, with handovers, the nurses will be able to assess, plan and delegate tasks allocated effectively (Johnson et al, 2012) and thus, task can be completed within the shifts. Nevertheless, the handovers in the current practice has not been improved, according to the research done by Poot et al (2014), usually interrupted by phone calls and lack of active inquiries and confirmation regarding patients’ conditions by the oncoming shift nurses, which might impair the health outcomes of the patients if the message delivered is inappropriate. Therefore, it is the duty of the healthcare managers to audit the handover so that delivery of care is of standards and any changes to the practice can be issued out (Mayor et al, 2012). Besides, the managers should participate in patients’ care and be part of the team to supervise the overall teamwork and become a role model to the nurses (Tschannen et al, 2013). Only that nurses at
It is important I do this project because … Patient and nurse safety matter. This is a fixable problem with solutions that can be done with the proper recognition and attention. Nurses should not have to practice in fear. 3. Challenges in taking on this topic include … Finding the research to support the topic and offer realistic solutions that could be practical and universally applied.
Patient’s who had exposed to encouragement from nurses to actively participate in decision making, felt they were given the rights, and their voice was heard. The concept of patient empowerment in nursing is important as nurses are responsible in planning for discharge preparations for patient (Weiss et al. 2007). Nurses got to ensure that patients have the required knowledge and skills before discharge (Collins, 2014). Wagner et al.
One of the key responsibilities for nurses is to help the patients in understanding the medical intervention planned for them and the things they can do to assist in their case, including list of things they should and shouldn’t do during the treatment till recovery. Research has shown that some clinical quality measures are strongly related to good nursing care (NorthWestern Memorial Hospital, 2014). They way that a nurse performs each and every activity has a substantial impact on quality of healthcare. This can also be seen in the understanding of patients that a good relationship with a compassionate, well-informed and capable nurse can help in the well-being and effectiveness of the care
9b. SOCIAL CONTEXT In any health care system, good patient’ outcome is very vital and necessary. Evidence based nursing helps the society to get perfect practice which in return assist both the patient and care giver in the society to achieve a set
This leads to a process of actions and reaction resulting in an interaction. An interaction is the goal directed portion of relationship built upon perception and communication. This leads to a transition, which is when mutually valued, as goals are achieved. Building a nurse-patient relationship with good communication is the key to mutually work towards an attainable goal to improve the patient 's’ health and quality of life.
On statistical tests to find out the relationship between burnout with the nurse performance in providing nursing care, obtained results demonstrate a strong connection with the negative direction (p =-0747). Thus it can be concluded that the increasing burnout can trigger the declining performance of the nurses. Burnout occur is caused by excess workload resulting from the increase of patients who exceed the capacity and the number of nurses who are not adequate. While on the other hand nurses can work optimally and professionally. In nursing, inpatient nurses given responsibility to be able to serve 3 to 5 patients, however due to the increasing patient, then the nurses have an increased workload.
According to The Journal of Nursing Administration Informatics incorporates 1) data gathering, 2) data representation, 3) information management. Informaticians work closely with IT practitioners to integrate the workflow into the system design. Their contextual knowledge of the practice workflow, exploring of the advantages and disadvantages help the informaticians to create systems that are clear and help physicians make a decision. Informaticians can help rule out implications that might potentially create problems and they can recognize some tools, as being important to the clinical setting that the ITs might not
The monetary effect on medicinal services has taken its toll on the quantity of enlisted attendants giving bedside consideration to patients, trading off patient wellbeing and drastically expanding the potential for negative results. A few variables have monstrously added to the nursing deficiencies throughout the years, including social insurance associations scaling back, expanded workloads, deficient staffing arranges and occupation disappointment. Ordered medical attendant to-patient staffing proportions have been actualized in a few states to date with numerous all the more attempting to pass some kind of enactment. Have these proportions influenced the nature of consideration or is it more reasonable to make staffing boards of trustees