Career As A Registered Nurse Essay
Clinical Situation #1
When a young child or adult dies, we, as a society, often see a loss of opportunity; a loss of what that patient could have been, such as a father, grandmother, or an important member of the community. The family unit has the hardest time bearing this burden in most situations as it directly impacts individual members as well as the legacy of the family. The United States of America is an exceptionally diverse nation and our health care industry encompasses that. Health care professionals treat patients from varying religions, socioeconomic statuses, and regions and it is important for us to be culturally competent and treat patients, and their families, in accordance with their beliefs and culture.
Case Description A 32-year-old Muslim male was observing Ramadan when he had a witnessed seizure and subsequent cardiac arrest. A flight paramedic was present during the arrest and…