The Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competencies was selected to direct toward succeeding in patient care delivery. Nurses profession always revolved around the wellbeing of patients and their caregiver. By having these competencies in place, it helps develop a more focused view for the nurse to successfully achieve her goal and commitment to our profession. It combines all aspects possible to ensure the nurse's knowledge is supported to deliver best outcomes for the patient. The Core Competencies should be integrated into the nurse’s everyday work experience alongside continuous education.
More specifically it is how nurses go about their daily vocation and the contributions that they make to the profession. These contributions are made through actions and behavior. How do nurses treat patients, patients’ families and each other? Are they accountable? How is the nurse enhancing their skill set and knowledge?
VA nurses assess, provides nursing diagnoses, plans, implements, and evaluates (ADPIE) care based on maturational focused components. Undertakes accountability for the management of care concentrated on the patient’s process through the range of care, patient and family education, patient self-management, and accompanying circumstances that influence the patient’s satisfaction. The VA nurse considers all attributes of the individual, including age and stages of life, presence of health, race and culture, values, and prior experiences. Administers medications and procedures per policies and procedures. The VA nurse effects patient care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team.
Nurses must have awareness about their professional ethics because they are taught in the course of their training. Intervening factors such as gender, religion and professional ranks among nurses have influence on their awareness to influence how they perceive the ethical standards in their professional practice. This informs whether they apply professional ethics or not . Intervening factors have an influence on whether the nurses are adhering partial or fully. With regards to monitoring and sanctions, when nurses are supervised by their supervisors to ensure that they follow their ethics in their professional practice, they will observe them.
Apart from donning the clinic uniform, we also set guidelines on general appearances and basic grooming standards to complete the professional image. “Although the main roles of nurses involve assessment, planning and delivery of nursing skills, nurses today are actively involved in providing patient education, counselling and working in close collaboration with their medical counterparts” (Kannusamy, 2005, p. 595). Therefore, we are also looking at organizing customer service courses for the nurses. It will equip them with the confidence and professionalism to handle the day-today interactions and issues that surface during the course of the care provided. Also, they will be able to put to good use the appropriate interpersonal skills when dealing our patients and other professions in the healthcare
I witnessed first hand how the occupational therapist added to the patient life by ensuring that the was on their way to being as close to independent as possible thus ensuring that whole person care was being achieved. Occupational therapist play an important role in the team of healthcare professional. Occupational therapists are educated on how to effectively provide care to the client and they have their own set of roles and specific goals that help the client achieve a better quality of life. There are circumstances that arise in the OT’s profession that cause a delay in patient care, but that is common in various professions. Other team member such the RN can facilitate the goals that were implemented by the OT.
Caring and the Ethics of Care in Nursing In order to define caring in nursing, one must consider the various aspects of caring, and how nurses can use these aspects to build therapeutic relationships with their clients. After these aspects have been understood, nurses can use the ethics of care to influence decisions regarding clients. Challenges to caring do exist for nurses, and solutions to the challenges can be discovered through the ethics of care. There are strategies a nurse may use in order to guarantee quality care for both clients and their families. Aspects of Caring Fowler goes into detail about the four phases of caring, which are caring about, taking care of, care giving, and care receiving.
Nurse communicators helps nurses, sets up systems, and trains one another (All nursing schools). A nurse informatics specialist have many tasks having to deal with technology; project management, policy writing, educated system users, optimizing systems, systems maintenance (All nursing schools). Nurse practitioner is knowing certain skills, also
Rehabilitation nurses, whether novice or expert, search for and use current evidence, and supportive technology to deliver optimal client and family-centered care (Stephanie, Kristen, Cynthia, Pamala, Jill, Wendy, Christine, David, 2015, p.35). According to the association of rehabilitation nurses, “the role of the nurse is to assist clients in adapting to an altered lifestyle while providing a therapeutic environment for client’s and their family’s development”. Rehabilitation nurses identify client and caregiver health and wellness needs, including facilitators and barriers to health improvement, and integrate community care services that manage chronic disease and support healthier time (Smeltzer, 2010)”. Health promotion through primary prevention, as well as preventing complications for those with existing disabilities is essential to the role of the rehabilitation nurse (ARN, 2014a,b). The rehabilitation staff nurse designs and implement treatment strategies that are based on scientific nursing theory related to self-care and promote physical, psychosocial, and spiritual health (ARN, 2014).
Ms. Cabral supports and enhances patient self-determination and follows the ANA code of ethics for nurses. She helps support the patient’s wishes when determining end of life care. She serves as a resource for patients, families and staff in addressing ethical issues and directs them appropriately to the palliative care team and or Medical Center Chaplin. Professional Development/ Educational/