345-350). Other aspects of professionalism in the workplace include: showing up on time, following dress code, showing discipline and self-composure, providing care in a timely manner, respecting patient 's privacy and maintaining the safety of personal information. Moreover, collaborating with other health care providers to promote the best care possible to the patient, following code of ethics, seeking knowledge and skills to improve work performance, taking responsibility for own actions and helping to develop trust between patients and the healthcare team (Potter, Perry, Stockert, & Hall, 2011, pp. 210-215). All healthcare professionals should serve patients and the community by providing the best care possible in their scope of practice (Shohani & Zamanzadeh, 2017, pp.
At the simplest level professionalism with patients comes down to expectations, intentions and perceptions. Patient expectations are preconceived ideas of how they feel they should be treated when in the healthcare setting. When nurses have clear, purposeful intentions that meet those expectations this result in high patient satisfaction. Consequently, the patient leaves the facility perceiving that they have been cared for professionally. When you act professional you communicate that you have assumed the professional helping role, you are clinically skilled, and your focus is on the patient.
No wonder Nurse was voted to be a more honest profession. The willingness to help others with compassionate, nonjudgmental, truthfulness, and faithful took a degree of trust between the nurse-patient relationship. Showing positive attitude, no matter what’s the patient perception outcome would be –nurse highly respect wishes and beliefs. Being professional, one must exhibit an independent performance, which patient can rely on truthful information when advocate. Ethical principle characteristics from the inside are golden values, but it is also carried out the same values for outside appearance.
Patients shouldn’t be viewed as just another ailment or medical diagnosis, but instead as real living, breathing people who need our help and deserve our attention and care. Nurses should be advocates for their patient and encourage them to contribute to their own individual care plan. I also find great importance in keeping a patients confidentiality and unless there is a duty to report. As a nurse the core values should be to focus on the patients needs above your own in order to promote patient health, safety and empowerment. Nursing Organizations that Support my Personal Philosophy/ Political Positions and Stance Two nursing organizations that
They must ensure that they are providing adequate services to patients and at the same time ensuring that insurance companies are getting paid (Saint Joseph’s University, 2011, Para 6). Along with that they must secure that they are getting paid. Furthermore, physician moral and ethics are challenged as well; Thus, causing them to rethink how they take on their responsibilities as a medical care provider by trying to keep patients best interest, insurance companies interest and their own interests. This conflict with trying to meet the needs of several different stakeholders causes strain on the physician because they must walk fine line to please each. While trying to please a specific stakeholder another holder could be compromised.
Technical Definition A Trauma Center is a specialized hospital that offers medical services and resources for patients that are victims of major traumatic injuries. These hospitals must provide immediate, best possible care for life-threatening serious injuries from an extensive variety of causes. There should be a required team of specialized trained healthcare staffs that are available within 24-hours of service. The health care staffs to provide professional services include the nurses, radiologists, anesthesiologists, trauma surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and cardiac surgeons. Proper treatment has been appeared to reduce the probability of death or changeless inability to injured patients.
But a care-based ethos does not mean discounting good practices regarding patient health. Even if nursing is a carative rather than a purely curative perspective that works with the needs of the patient, it is still fundamentally grounded in evidence-based medicine. References Botes, A. (2000). A comparison between the ethics of justice and the ethics of care.
In Conclusion, based on literature within the above analysis it is evident that gaining consent from a patient before any procedure, investigation or care task is a legal, ethical requirement. Similarly, it is essential to understand the reasons of why communication is significant in nursing. Also, there are many formats of communication to use with patients, and it is vital to determine which form is correct. Dignity and respect also play a fundamental part of nursing, and the absence of this permits patients to feel devalued and
Outcome 1 Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice. The learner can: 1. Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role Having a duty of care, basically means that as support staff we are responsible for our clients’ health, safety and wellbeing. In other words, we must make sure our service users’ health and wellbeing come first at all the time. We must provide high quality standards care, make sure our clients not only are healthy and clean and appropriately dressed for the season, but also that they are able to express themselves, and further develop in life.
A hospital with a vision and mission strong in the employees makes a good work ambience. A patient-centric culture in a hospital provides a better patient experience. Hospital leaders increasingly recognize the connection between their cultures and patient satisfaction, and realize that many roles and people in their organizations are not inherently patient-centric . Some medical specialists, for instance, deliberately objectify patients ' conditions, thereby reducing their emotional involvement with the patient. They may believe that objectifying promotes better treatment decisions, and protects physicians from the stress of incorrect decisions or inability to help a patient.