This way, she will always feel included and will even have an ounce of pride for helping her mom do “big girl” tasks. In this way, through my therapeutic communication and advice, I believe I cared for my patient in a psychological way, rather than a physical way, which is a very important aspect of nursing care. When asked about strength and weaknesses, I was told that their strength is defined by their unity. She believes there are few families that practice closeness nowadays, so she finds worth in knowing that her family is different in this way. It was difficult for her to think of a weakness, but she signified busy jobs as a factor that she has always disliked.
At that time, only she and her woman servant were at home and her daughter and son-in-law did not come back yet. She had twin grandchildren, both of who were quite lovely according to the photo hanging on the wall. After chatting joyfully and having an overall idea of the condition of patient, we came into the topic gradually. The interview went smoothly and the patient had a very clear mind, which made me feel hard to believe that she is a spinocerebellar ataxia patient. Nevertheless, you could estimate from her slightly shaking hands and head.
My instructor was going to watch me, and I told her that I feel unsure of myself. She talked through the procedure with me and with her calm demeanor and assurance I was able to perform that task with no problems arise. Her communication skills helped empower me with confidence needed to execute my task. If she not for her walking me calmly through that procedure I would have missed out on my education. I was lucky enough to do that task two more times and felt comfortable while executing that task.
I asked if she would like me to escort her back to her room, which she felt happier to do alone. In the same study, Matiti spoke to patients about choice, and many felt an important part of maintaining their dignity was to have a choice. Jane was given a choice on what she felt more comfortable with. It offered Jane a chance to be independent, which enhanced her dignity. “There was a general agreement among patients from the three hospitals that patients expected to be given opportunities to make some choices.” (Matiti,
As mentioned by NICE (2010), air mattress can be beneficial for the patients when they are used along with repositioning of patients. It was instructed to the nurses for motivating Mrs Cole to reposition herself every 2 to4 hours in order to prevent bed sore and developing pressure ulcers. Physiotherapist was able to assist Mrs Cole from mobilising herself by using Zimmer frame for short distance at least for three days. Occupational therapist helped Mrs Cole to identify the problem she faces at home and she guided
From sickness to mild sickness to severe sickness and even to death 1.1 PERSONAL CONTEXT Personal as a nurse I was able to relate this health assessment to my present job especially when attending to a new patient coming in for admission personally I am able to use this knowledge to get some facts about the patient having in mind that that there can be hidden facts about her health history which are yet to be reveal I am able to establish good rapport with patient thereby, she opens up any information he might have been hiding, allay her fear create conducive environment, and aid quick recovery thereby reduce stress of hospitalization 1.2 social
On this day, the named nurse allocated to Halima observed that she did not attend for breakfast and appeared distressed when she came for her morning medication. Later she approached Halima, introduced herself as her keyworker for the shift, asked how she was feeling and offered her a one to one therapeutic time. She first sought Halima’s consent, to ensure she was willing to engage at that point in time and the discussion was held in a quiet room away from the distraction of other patients, this was aimed to ensure her privacy, dignity, and confidentiality are respected (NMC 2015: NICE 2011). Halima was objectively tearful and expressed feelings of shame because she believes she has disappointed her family and finds the stigma attached to mental health demoralising and to cope will isolate herself because she does not think that the staff truly understand her. The nurse using good verbal and non-verbal communication skills and active listening allowed her to express her thoughts, feelings, anger, and frustration without interrupting.
The last care model which is the primary nursing model that is a registered nurse that contributes direct care for the patients heath and their family. The model of nursing care provided in my facility is Team nursing. This concept requires strong leadership skills and communication skills (Shirley,2008). At the facility I work at we are usually short staffed. In this particular incident, a patient was in delirium so we had to assign patient with a PSC ( personal safety companion).
NURSING THEORIES AND HOW IT APPLIES TO THE CLINICAL AREA BY TRACEY WILLIAMS: ID# 2015060069 TABLE OF CONTENTS . Introduction 2. Objectives 3. Definitions 4. Characteristics of a Useful Theory 5.
Early nurse’s scientist embraces the traditional and experimental methods as the guide in nursing research (McEwen & Wills, 2014). On the other hand, the perceived view stressed the importance of lived experiences, learned reality and human interpretation. It stressed that there could not be one single truth. Phenomenology which is part of perceived view recognized the importance of individual experiences, values, and perspective (McEwen & Wills, 2014). It also recognized that each individual experience is unique.