Medications that are given wrong can lead to serious side effects for the patient, and maybe even death. The nurse should be very careful to read everything before giving the medication to the patient, and should be very thorough when administering it to them. Nurses can make big mistakes by giving the wrong medication to the wrong patient, and this should be avoided at all costs. Careful medication administration should be implemented, so that patients have the best care
For example: Care workers behaviour, appearance and attitude send messages to people who receive care as well as to colleagues about what they think and feel. Similarly a person’s body language may tell a care worker that they are uncomfortable pain even when they say I am okay. Non-verbal communication is a channel of communication that is always on. Gestures: Gestures can be seen a lot when heated discussions are taking place and the message is important. but it is important to understand cultural norms so as not to unintentionally cause
An angry or confused patient must be a handle wisely with proper nursing intervention. Nurses must listen, acknowledge, and control tone and body language during communication. A calm and collective nurse can promote safety and prevent workplace
A patient in torment or at health risk from an intense dental condition ought to be acknowledged for talk of the condition, analyzed if showed, then either treated or properly alluded. If the hygienist would have done her duties in an ethical manner and in compliance with the laws and regulations, the issues could be avoided. Due to her this unethical professional practice, more patients have health issues. This will also be a risky matter for the continuity of her profession as a hygienist. Hence, the hygienist had to ensure a duty of care to the patients with her quality services.
Lippi et al. stated that in any misleadingly assumed cases not promptly identified can produce serious harm to patients. In addition to SNB code of ethics, value statement 5, ensure that the safety of their patients is not put at risk by the commission or omission of any nursing care activity. Specifically in identifying patients and distinguishing the identity of patients with the same name. It is to ensure accurate identification in identifying the individual as the person for the treatment is intended of care.
Stressors are capable of producing negative effect on a person system and therefore alter the person lines of defense. JB’s flexible line of defense is compromised due to multiple stressors surrounding her life, which Neuman called wellness / illness continuum. The lines of resistance will be then activated to protect JB 's integrity and return her to a steady state. According to NSM, acceptance of the disease and adequate social support are primary interventions that will strengthen JB’s flexible lines of defense. As the nurse caring for JB, I understand how CD can negatively affect her physiological and psychosocial well-being, I provide JB with physical and emotional support along with adequate education that is important to help prevent
Small mishaps can happen; such as dropping your specimen and hemolying the blood, mix the wrong tubes, doing a test that is not ordered and having equipment problems. The biggest problem with the analytical phase is equipment issues. If your equipment is not functioning right, it can cause our results to be misread. Therefore, telling our patient that they have something that they don’t. It is good for you to always check your equipment before you start doing any testing.
For instance, you must keep your work station clean and looking presentable along with keeping your implements such as your combs and clippers disinfected. Without the practice of decontamination, you’re putting both yourself and your clients at risk because you are very likely to spread contagious diseases. Because of things like this, sanitation is one of the biggest responsibilities of a cosmetologist. Other responsibilities involving the hair, skin, nails, and also the scalp are important because as a cosmetologist, clients value your opinion as to what treatments or procedures would be best for them. Also, as a cosmetologist you are responsible for knowing what will and will not benefit the client so you can make a justified decision as to what service would be best for them.
She states that a busy working environment can lead to distraction which then leads to medication errors therefore inhibiting patient safety. To overcome this problem she recommends that “good communication, clarity and vigilance are vital whenever drugs are being administered”. After drugs have been administered patients should be observed to ensure that they are not having undesirable reactions to the medication. Monitoring errors can go wrong due to busy working environments, failure to notice changes in the patients appearance and also failure to notice changes in the patients vital signs. Errors in this stage can be minimalized by reviewing the patients progress on the medication through