Transactional Leadership is based on the principles of the social exchange theory, in which an individual would expect to give and receive benefits or rewards when engaging in a social interaction (Sullivan, 2012). The interaction will cease if one or both person decides that the exchange of benefits and rewards are no longer worthwhile. Transactional Leadership theory also focus on the task that need to be carried out and makes sure they are done the right way as compared to Transformational Leadership theory which focus on staff empowerment (Marquis and Huston, 2015). A nurse manger in a department or ward is a good example of Transactional Leadership theory. The nurse manager is committed to the job and focus on day-to-day operational
It taught me about the compliance of risk management for fall and the consistency of skills required based on the standard of nursing practice so that as a nurse, it will help us to improve our quality of care and keeps risk management skills updated. Besides, it taught me about how to be a careful nurse at the same time try to fulfill the patient’s needs. Decision making is important. As a nurse, we need to think the rationales before you provide your care to or for the patient. Risk management do help us decrease the nursing liabilities, but it also remind us to always follow the protocols and principles of nursing practice or on the other words ‘not to break’ it.
Nursing should be distinguished by its philosophy of care particularly its approach to the well-being of clients is ultimately the end purpose of nursing. Philosophy of nursing states our thoughts on what we believe to be true about the nature of the profession of nursing and provide a basis for nursing activities. 1.1. PERSONAL CONCEPT A philosophy is a statement of beliefs that include one’s behaviour and in this case, influence the practice of nursing. Philosophy is a science that comprises of logic, ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics and theory of knowledge.
The theorist Betty Neuman explains how the whole system affects the patient’s health and shows how the nurses are responsible for the social, mental, spiritual, physical and emotional state of the patient and not only the physical aspect. With the theory, nurses and other professionals are able to provide effective systematic nursing care to their patient using the System Model. Furthermore, her ideas give the importance on how to give the right care through stressful situations and give knowledge and development to the science of nursing. The Model also speaks to coping with unexpected situations through three prevention levels which are the primary prevention, secondary prevention, and the tertiary prevention. Generally, I choose this model
A team from operating room staff and I were assigned to identify the key points by observing the intraoperative record (electronic document), next a team determined the causes of the problem and implement a solution. Analyses were performed using Lean and Six-sigma management strategy to examine the process in the operating room and identify the way to proceed to reduce turnover times. SWOT leadership strategy has been used to identify the problem and brainstorming of the team. Nurse mangers must become skilled in implementing organization change and in initiating change within the organization. Nurse leaders must initiate the changes they believe are necessary to strength nursing practice, provide quality care and create a better system.
Responding to negative feedback will ensure the hospital continues to evolve and change for the betterment of the community (Meyer & O’Brien-Pallas, 2010). Furthermore, the hospital has the responsibility to identify opportunities to improve the patient experience. To remain in alignment with the hospital’s mission and vision a solution to the problem is warranted. It is imperative that a hospital summary and care orders accompany the patient when discharged to an ECF. According to the American Nurses’ Association (2010), standard 5A of “Standards of Professional Nursing Practice”, registered nurses are responsible for communication with the patient, family and care providers during transitions of
Professional and ethical accountability is an essential factor in the nursing profession and patient safety. As proposed by the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics requires that individual nurses take responsibility to one action to others (patients and family members, our profession, coworkers, workplace, and to oneself (Batti, & Steelman, 2014). Therefore, According to McCormick, (201) accountability is the basis in building trust, reducing fear, and enhancing morale and performant. Accountability depends on both effective communication skills and clinical expertise. It helps nurses to recognize breach in care that can adversely affect patient health outcome and be able to correct them on time.
Application of Theory Dorotheas Orem’s theory of Self-Care Deficit notions of were that people should be self-reliant and accountable for their own care. If they are unable to or lack in they need to be helped which is where the art of nursing builds its blocks from. Orem mentions how people are very distinct individuals, and how a person’s knowledge of the potential health risks and problems are necessary in order to be aware of potential risks and signs and symptoms. In order to promote self-care and promote substance in the person’s life knowledge is the key. Orem identified the provisions also known as the ADL’s as a person’s intake of food, air and water.
A Systematic Review of the Impact of Sedation Practice in the ICU on Resource Use, Costs and Patient Safety This is a summary of the article “A Systematic Review of the Impact of Sedation Practice in the ICU on Resource Use, Costs and Patient Safety” by Jackson et al. in the Critical Care journal. The article begins by addressing Intensive Care Unit (ICU)’s patients’ tendency to be put under sedation for prolonged durations. The focus of the article is to evaluate the impact of altered or diverse practices for sedation management on economical implications and patient safety consequences. The systematic review processes started by searching for suitable and eligible studies online that answered the main focus and objectives of the review.
Identifying the risks and benefits with the options presented in a realistic and conflicting possibilities. In the case of Mrs. Smith, the importance of anticoagulant to her medical condition must be explained and the possible consequence of not taking the medication. More so, the physical and occupational therapy to improve Mrs. Smith’s condition. Reviewing the issues and options using the ethical principles will assist in resolving the dilemma of Mrs. Smith health care. The autonomy, beneficence, respect and justice combine will assist in deciding the best option to the issues presented by the concern and involve in caring for Mrs. Smith.
The environment is ever changing and impacts change. Health is viewed as a part of the whole, is variable and teeters between synchronization and disagreement. Nurses depend on theories and models to promote healing, well-being, and mindfulness when providing care for individuals and interacting with