Respect: Even though Patients are hard to deal with on duty, nurses have to provide care with respect. Patients have to be treated the way the nurses would like to be treated. It 's crucial for the nurse to keep in mind that the patient is in clinical setting take delivery of care. A professional nurse is organized to treat all patients with the respect and dignity. Caring is a foundational value in the nursing profession.
There are many different types of physicians found in a healthcare setting, and almost all will face workplace violence at some point. However, the group that will face the most risk is the emergency department. “Emergency medicine physicians are believed to be at highest risk of aggression and violence” (Morrison). Just like the nurses, emergency department physicians run the risk of violence because of the setting in which they work. The emergency department sees all types of people and situations so that anything can happen.
It taught me about the compliance of risk management for fall and the consistency of skills required based on the standard of nursing practice so that as a nurse, it will help us to improve our quality of care and keeps risk management skills updated. Besides, it taught me about how to be a careful nurse at the same time try to fulfill the patient’s needs. Decision making is important. As a nurse, we need to think the rationales before you provide your care to or for the patient. Risk management do help us decrease the nursing liabilities, but it also remind us to always follow the protocols and principles of nursing practice or on the other words ‘not to break’ it.
In addition, Create an environment of trust by respecting patient privacy encourages the patient to get care, to be honest, when as much as possible, this stimulates the patient to accept the full health for conditions that might be stigmatizing for example: public health, reproductive, sexual, and psychiatric health concerns, confidentiality ensures that private information will not be disclosed to family or employers without their consent. To avoid misunderstandings, such as the words of some patients, but I suppose you would deal with it as a secret between us! Can the nurse prevention of this misunderstanding by being candid as possible with the patient about his health. However, privacy and confidentiality between nurse and
This is a common problem in today 's nursing homes as many residents are not of sound mind and are unable to make decisions that affect them. A lot of residents who don 't have the decision-making capacity may also have no family members and are now 'ward of courts’. This normally means that a nurse working in the nursing home is in charge of making medical decisions relating to that specific resident. For this reason legal and ethical issues are common in health care industries, mainly within nursing practices, where nurses have daily individual contact with patients. Ethical issues are wide-ranging from organ donation, assisted suicide, withholding treatment in end of life care, or more
One of the most important roles of a nurse is the patient advocate and work environments. During a patient hospitalization or visit, there are many things that can affect their life which could result in a negative outcome. These issues can be noted as verbal, physical and psychological. It is the role of the nurse to prevent these issues from occurring. Preventing of verbal, physical and psychological harm from happening to the patient is also considered of promoting quality and safety in the health care system.
W-6 PROFESSIONAL BOUNDARIES 1. I chose this competency because as a nurse it is vital to maintain professional boundaries and still be able to provide the therapeutic care without personally getting attached to patients. 2. From the article, I learned that it is ok to be present with your patient, and caring about what they might be going through as you provide necessary care and support, but not to excessively worry about a patient in your personal life/home” (p. 407) 3. The article changed my way of thinking as it increases my understanding as to why I need to maintain strictly professional boundaries/limits and keeping the conversation focused on the patient, provide care and support as a nurse, rather than a friend which aid in managing
It discusses the importance of detecting early warning signs and preventing the patient from going into cardiopulmonary attack. Through close monitoring, nurses are able to promote patient outcome. Also, educating the staff and detecting early signs can reduce the mortality rates. Knowing the importance of prevention is powerful as it encourages nurses to be more careful, especially with the risk population. Regarding the EOL events, the RRTs will be more aware of the lack of communication with the family and therefore will make more efforts to address end-of-life issues with family members.
As for workplace strategies, providing training sessions to equip nurses working in alternating units and scheduling regular staff meetings to discuss the mental impact of providing care to the ill. Also, planning ways to connect with your support group, whether that be family, friends or partner is key and acknowledging your colleague’s workplace contributions during team meetings. Being acknowledged and appreciated for your efforts delay compassion fatigue since the health care provider recognizes their efforts are being accredited therefore they will want to over achieve as oppose to a nurse whose efforts go unnoticed, thus diminishing the quality of
Nursing is a profession that is physically, mentally, and emotionally challenging. In order to effectively manage these hardships, nurses need to be aware of their shortcomings and seek support from others. Unfortunately, the problem lies in nurses not addressing their sufferings. According to Kelly (1996), “to know something is wrong and say nothing, we indirectly consent to what has occurred and we become a part of the problem” (p. 32). At the beginning of her nursing career, Shalof (2005) expressed her feelings of inadequacy in critical thinking, intuition, and courage (p. 72) but did not open up to others.