Considering the changes that continue to arise in the healthcare environment, the nursing profession can make a profound contribution if it embraces nursing leadership. Especially to limit failure in care provision, strengthening nursing leadership continues to be fronted as the basis of care provision. Consequently, I view that nursing leadership ought to be central to the nursing professional goals. In this paper, I will reflect on my values and beliefs in nursing leadership and my future expectations from a perspective of a nurse leader in a manner that is consistent to what I would desire in nursing leadership. I believe that progress has been made, but some areas still need to be given more weight.
The Purpose of The Theory The purpose of Henderson’s theory is to give the principles that help construct practice and to generate further nursing knowledge. Considering doing so, it helps nurses to understand their purpose and role in nursing in the healthcare setting. Henderson believes that the unique function of the nurse is to help the person sick or well, in the performance of those activities contributing to health or its recovery (to a peaceful death) that he would do unaided if he had the strength, will or knowledge. In doing so will help him gain independence as quickly as possible (Burggraf, 2012). The Scope or Level of theory The scope or level of theory used by Henderson was a grand theory.
However, nurse and organization can acts as a role of facilitators to develop EBP. As a nurse, they can read more journals through some useful databases to improve the understandability of research reports. Actively attend seminars or join some network, and to be a supportive colleagues. Organization can encourage EBP by provides prestige and rewards, increase availability of time and improve financial resources for nurse in scientific activities. Provide platform for EBP discussion.
Postoperative Pediatric Pain Management and Education Nursing theory guides and assists nurses in daily practice from bedside nurses to advanced practice nurses. There are many theories that advanced practice nurses utilize to lead others, make decisions, and have a positive influence on the patients that they provide care for on a daily basis. Nursing theory also shows the role to other healthcare professionals exactly what nurses do and their role in the healthcare environment. Theory can also be used to promote the profession of nursing and provide value. Alternative Theories for Nursing Promotion There are several nursing theories that would help promote professional growth and development of master’s-level nursing practice concepts.
2003). Patient empowerment is now been used as a keyword in health care industries as it emphasis on active decision making by the patients. As a nurse, I am convinced that healthcare providers should invest in the concept of patient empowerment in order to master the challenges facing modern health system and patients. According to Elwyn et al. (2013), patient’s empowerment in decision making had gained consensus among health professionals.
The theoretic benefit was to increase knowledge and reference in nursing science, especially nurse’s interpersonal relationship with high level perioperative patient’s uncertainty and become a source of reference for nurse’s guidance in improving interpersonal relationship. The practical benefit was to provide input for institutions to acknowledge the influence of nurse’s interpersonal relationship, so it can be used as information in order to manage / reduce the level of uncertainty in perioperative patient’s family through good personal relationship between nurse and
I find the uptake of evidence-based practice is one of the fields that has profoundly affected the paradigm shift and is woven into each of the nursing fields, and since wide researches have been conducted so far, it imperative to note that the available material will equip and provide needed assistance. Stevens (2013) argues that the use of the knowledge which is gained from quality improvement efforts will definitely generate evidence needed to make systems improvements and transform healthcare. Therefore, utilizing the available resources in addition to conducting further researches, exploring on well-intended expert opinions and working together with the willing partners from the academy for discovering what works to improve health care guarantees growth of the profession. It is true that there a number of challenges to improving the profession, but there is no magic bullet for bringing success into the practice, several strategies are needed. Furthermore, what works in the context of care should be identified and the context variables implementation.
Preoperative teaching is an important factor in reducing both fear and anxiety. Preoperative education also helps the patient to mentally prepare themselves for surgery and the postoperative recovery period. (Johnson, 2001) The nurse should review her patients understanding about their condition and assess their need for preoperative education. The patient should have a basic understanding of their own anatomy in order to understand the process of ileostomy formation. It is also important for the patient to discuss their post-operative expectations, as their expected outcomes need to be
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.
Continuous professional development (CPD) has beed introduced in Malaysia since 2008 to meet improved self-development and health care services among nurses. Being a nurse, when we take parts of activities of CPD, we nurses could apply the knowledge we have by treating patient by doing nursing care. From continuous professional development we would be exposed and knows the barriers to its progress and its impact on nursing practice or nursing proffesionalism. Continuous professional development (CPD) is an important tool in improving the nurse’s knowledge regarding patient’s health. It is a process of learning of to keep up to date with current practices in nursing practices.