Title: Integrating the core professional values of nursing/midwifery is important for the delivery of safe, high quality care. Discuss this statement using relevant literature/studies Introduction: This is an essay which will discuss the core values of nursing and also professionalism in nursing practice. This essay will outline a definition of values and focus on the core values from an Irish but also, an international perspective. This essay will discuss how these values are important in the career of nursing and also in relation to the particular discipline, Psychiatric nursing. Professionalism will be defined and professional nursing practice will be explained.
The two distinct practice concepts in nursing that I would take into account includes patient profile concepts which refer to those ideas laying the foundation for a patient-centered approach for nurses (Marriner-Tomey, 1989). The second specific practice theory in nursing is the professionalism concepts. The professionalism concepts are based on the delivery of professional nursing aspects, quality health care and health policy (Polit & Beck, 2013). By taking into account these concepts, it is a serious concern that the nursing fraternity will have been a better profession and industry catering for the well-being of humanity race. Therefore, being a nurse, I have to take into consideration all the aspects that would enable an efficient delivery of quality services (Dossey, 2010).
It helps in liaising with colleagues, listening and being respectful. Decision making is a very important tool not only in clinical setting as well as family life even in society .Nurses are regarded as key decision makers within the health sector. They are also expected to use presents evidence in their judgments and decisions. Current related research: A research was made in 2011 by Karyn Hon, It was on clinical decision making of nurse working in a hospital. Nurses perceptions of clinical decision making in their clinical practice has been analyzed and compared differences in decision making in their clinical practice was analyzed and compared differences in decision making related to nurse demographic and contextual variables.
Research based practice is a hallmark of professional nursing as stated by (ICN)cite .Closing the Gap Moule et al states that for health practitioners to provide excellent care they must be research orientated (2011). For nurses to provide excellent care they need to be able to critically assess the quality of the research which is relevant to their practice (Freshwater and Bishop 2003) p 3. It is of paramount importance that the most up to date research and information
While faculty members carry out professional roles, they also have to perform family roles concurrently (Candela et al., 2013). Role ambiguity is a major contributing factor to the occurrence of role conflicts, because when roles and duties are not properly spelt out, there is a lack of necessary information for effective work flow and workers may experience role conflict (Duze, 2012). Multi-dimensional roles with no clear job description most often result in lack of role clarity, with the recent occurrence of emphasis on image and reputation in institutions of higher learning, faculty members are faced with a myriad of challenges posed by the expectations of the organization (Pishgooie et al.,
Introduction Nursing is a profession. Besides caring patients, it also requires management and leadership skills to raise its professional standard. We have been introduced the idea of nursing leadership and management in this course. We were also assessed by doing group interview and presentation on the themes related to nursing leadership and management. The purpose of this reflective journal is to reflect the lessons we learnt during our preparation of the presentation.
Therefore, due to the sensitive and intense nature of the nursing practice, taking accountability of one’s actions and words is essential in delivering the utmost care to patients. Before one can argue the relevance of accountability in the nursing practice, it’s important to establish what accountability is. Accountability is defined as “being able to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions… being answerable to someone for something one has done” (Potter and Perry, 2014). Regardless of the nonspecific definition of accountability, it can easily be applied to the specificities of the nursing practice. In terms of the nursing profession, taking accountability occurs when giving care to a patient.
Curriculum change involves transforming or changing knowledge and experience to enable learners to have mastery of learning experiences for the learners’ and the society’s well-being. Curriculum changes in nursing education involves reviewing the existing curriculum to
The institute of Medicine two thousand and ten report on the future of nursing, aims at changing leadership and education of healthcare and nursing. Also, the report urges the nurses to take an enhanced role in the growing complex system of health care. the IoM report is as a result of an examination on the manner in which nurses' academic qualification, duties and responsibilities ought to alter to meet the growing demand for healthcare. Additionally, The report aims at enhancing response to a changing and complex health care system via improving nurses' role in provision of care. Nurses represent the greatest population of medical workforce and are at a good position to realize the goals set in the 2010 IoM report.
It results from the inability of the majority of educational establishments to align the learning process in accordance with the most important tendencies related to the healthcare sector. The lack of practical skills and the knowledge of the modern equipment and practices used n the hospitals result in the significant decrease of the level of performance of a new specialist and his/her inability to perform crucial procedures. It also leads to the appearance of the necessity of the additional training which makes the education of a nurse more complicated and cost-based. It follows from these cogitations that it is crucial to develop the educational sphere to guarantee the further evolution of the healthcare sector and improvement of the health of the