Good communication between nurses and patients is essential for the successful outcome of individualized nursing care of each patient. To achieve this, however, nurses must understand and help their patients, demonstrating courtesy, kindness and sincerity. The qualitative analysis led to the emergence of the four themes from the focus group data. From the students ' point of view, ' initial clinical anxiety ', 'theory- practice gap ', clinical supervision ', ' professional role ', was considered as important factors in clinical experience. There are several issues, especially
It is a nurses’ duty to follow the code of ethics, to act safely, provide ethical care regardless of personal feelings about the patient or the reason they are in your care. Following this code of ethics proves your responsibility to caring for people and society, it is a guide of integrity,
Moreover, I believe that nursing leadership is critical to the lives of nurses. Thus, it is essential that a nurse leader is consistent and knowledgeable on ways to facilitate the development of nursing practice environments that enable nurses to deliver quality nursing care. For such an environment to be met, it is my belief that I will not only be required to advocate quality care but also need to communicate articulately, be a mentor, a visionary, a mentor and a role
ANA Code of Ethics & Population Health Nursing The American Nurse Association Code of Ethics is a tool for professional nurses, to use as a guide, when serving the patients and the public. The code of ethics is designed to aid nurses when making decision regarding human rights in situation of life and death. As nurses, we are to inform, and aid the public in achieving health, safety, and wellness of all people. Population health nursing is also committed in achieving overall health of the United States population. Population health is the defined as the distribution of health outcomes within a population, the determinants that influence distribution, and the policies and interventions that affect the determinants (Nash et al, 2016).
Regardless of the context or the duration this relationship, the nurse has the obligation to respect the client 's dignity, promote their autonomy, and respect their privacy. One of the most important attributes of nurse-client relationship is trust, which is necessary to maintain the collaborative nature of the relationship. To develop trust, nurses must "be reliable, knowledgeable, with sufficient experience, and with a genuine desire to help patients" (Ozaras & Abaan, 2016). As a nurse, I need valuable information from patients to provide optimal care, and if there is no trust between both parties, patients will restraint from
Knowledge is the foundation of professionalism, but accountability establishes trust in the profession. Davis (2017) defines accountability as being “answerable to oneself and others for one 's own actions.” This means that when a nurse engages in an activity on the job, she/he will be responsible for the outcome and might suffer negative consequences if her/his actions are careless or reflect poor judgement. Accountability provides a motivation for all professionals to perform well. Most people who are passionate about their profession have an internal desire to perform well, but accountability to one’s colleagues and patients provides an important external motivator to perform well. Nursing is unique as a profession because a nurse is in a position of authority and care over patients.
Nurse’s documentation provides a clear picture of the status of the client, the actions of the nurse and the client outcomes. It is to facilitate communication, promote good nursing care and to meet professional and legal standards. If a nurse fails to comply the nursing process that was set can lead to mistakes. The nursing process includes assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Nurses should not skip any 1 of the nursing process as it might lead to inaccurate baseline data.
Moreover, governmental policies productivity, market competition, and cost containment measures to manage health care related expenses also demands the nurses to put their efforts in health education so as to meet the national expectations. Above all nurses have legal pressure to educate their clients regarding their health management, treatment proposed and disease prevention. Complying with all these social, ethical and legal requirements nurses acknowledge their role in health education. 1.3 Application in current Job: Educating the patients and families is the part of job description of every nurse working in my organization. We are working with cancer patients and it is of great importance to educate our clients so as to minimize the effects of disease, potential complications, unwanted effects of the treatment employed and safe health management at home.
Also, l can read nursing magazines or journals. Besides, I want to enhance my teamwork and leadership. These are also essential in nursing. A nurse needs to work with others nurses, physicians and patient care assistants. The nurse should have teamwork to complete the assessment successfully.
It is also the duty of the nurses to create awareness about the professional relationship of health consumers with health practitioners. It guides nurses, not to get over-involved in therapeutic relationship, control emotions and reduce negligence. In case of a nurse dealing with his/her family members or relatives, the care needs to be transferred to another nurse