This literature proves that in a situation where a spouse is chronically ill, it is important to use communication to make one another aware of certain things such as how one felt about a situation, or what one needs or expects from their partners. Talking about the state of the relationship can be helpful for chronically ill people to express fears in relation to their illness and the marriage. Berg and Upchurch (2007) suggested that collaborative talk is the type of communication that is commonly correlated with positive results. This shows that it is important for married couples to talk about their situation together to keep their relationship strong since these tactics have been proven to be
( Williams 2004 ). also , wasted nursing care had important impact on nurse-reported counter events such as hospital acquired infections, patients taking error medications or dosage , and more accident of patient falls causing injury. The quality of care on the basis of nursing care insufficiency was also explored and indicated that a important relationship presented between quality care and patient safety ratings . ( Schubert et al 2012 ) . However , Nursing clinical rounds lead nurses to interact with patients, respond to their interest , and adjust the unsatisfying conditions.
A focal stimulus is the confrontation with one’s internal and external environment. The individual immediately resists these internal and external stimuli” (Ursavaş, Karayurt, & İşeri, 2014, p.136). The Adaptation model is the brainchild of Sister Callista Roy. In the mid 1970’s, Roy, a professor at Mount Saint Mary’s College, felt that nursing needed to be more than a person who monitored vital signs and handed out medication for patients recovering from illness in the hospital.
Family theories have been used throughout the history of nursing to help guide patient care and provide the best patient outcomes. Certain theories may be more applicable to the specific patient encounter; however, each theory has benefits and drawbacks to their use. The purpose of this paper is to examine two selected theories, comparing their strengths and weaknesses. I will also discuss a theoretical family in relation to one theory, and how that theory can be best integrated into the care provided by an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN). Description of Theories
“Tell me what I need to do and I’ll do it” (Benner, 1984). This a common sentence frequently uses by new graduate nurses in critical situation. Patient safety is at the center of today’s health care system reform. Undoubtedly, patient’s health is at risk when they are being taken care by fresh graduates in critical care areas because these areas are aimed to provide care to particularly critically ill patients. Furthermore, safe and quality of care relies on timely decision making by nurses and their previous encounters of critical situations.
Patient Communication Student’s Name Institution Patient Communication Nurse-patient communication is significant towards the well-being of the patient and adequate performance of the nursing duties. Different patients come with different attitudes, and therefore it is necessary for the nurse to understand how to communicate appropriately with the sick individuals. This essay seeks to identify the different types of nurse-patient communication, factors that promote its positive or negative experience and recommend strategies on how such communication can be improved.
For example, the text states that some institutions have adopted the open-door policy which provides a sense of freedom for patients by allowing them to interact with each other. In additions, scientist have been trying to prevent mental illnesses by understanding their causes. Another way the stigmas associated with mental illnesses are being changed is by educating people on what these illnesses are and how they can be dealt with. The author included an example in which a nurse overheard a conversation where a person came to the conclusion that a former patient was not crazy, but instead the patient was mentally ill. This is similar to the son of the lady who was not given the opportunity dance, where the son assumed his mother crazy instead of thinking that she might have a mental illness or it can be due to her old age.
For teens, they receive the option of seeking help from a therapist or obtain counsel from a trustworthy person. For elderly people, they receive support from therapy as well as someone they trust, and from the specialist in the hospital. Even Universities and Colleges provide programs for people who are thinking of suicide and helping them out for a change of mind. The best support is not insulting the person who wants to commit suicide to not make it worst for example, “The steps of helping out on the case of Emotional Pain is ask questions, keep them safe and become the best example to them and be there meaning listen carefully to their situation”(National Institute of Mental Health). Perhaps, it builds trust and the person and to comfort them to make them feel important and welcomed.
It will assist the nurse in looking between the lines of the illness utilizing critical thinking. For instance what direct question to ask the patient or what subtle signs the patient exhibits to determine the seriousness of the complaint. Furthermore, Baccalaureate nurse may exhibit lower mortality rate because they use
Doctors and nurses will work together visioning the patient wellbeing and fully recovery. Long- Term acute care- It is an illness that has been controlled and an apt nurse is needed to take care of patient’s symptoms and needs. This type of care not only requires a skilled professional, but a life support that the individual might need because of his/ her mental and/or physical impairment.
Recovery can look different, depending on who is being asked. As stated in class discussion, "Mental health recovery is a journey of healing and transformation. " Recovery can allow a person to reach self-determination and live a meaningful life based on their choice. Recovery is a collaboration between the client, family members, primary care doctors, and mental health professionals. The recovery model can assist in removing boundaries from recovery that traditional methods, such as the medical model, can otherwise create.
The lack of acceptance towards mental illnesses being considered actual illnesses has left many people with a fractured truth about mental illnesses as a whole. Although society is getting better at dealing with mental illnesses, there is still the perception that mental illnesses do not need to be treated because they are not visible wounds, which is completely untrue. Both John and Kathy think like this. "... Kathy did not insist that he see a psychiatrist ad that John did not feel the need to seek help." (O'Brien 75)
Although mental illness has not always been a subject of social importance, it has always been an issue in America. In the early years of this country, mentally disabled people were considered morally unclean and were social outcasts. At this time in history there were not places for these people to go to any sort of treatment so they were cared for by their families. Since it was socially unacceptable to have a mental illness at the time, there were some cases where people lived in poorhouses or were sent to jail (Ozarin). The necessity to treat the mentally ill increased as America continued to grow and advance.