Case Management Theories That Will Drive Your Personal Clinical Practice?

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This paper will discuss a nursing theory that will drive my personal clinical nursing practice when employed, and it will highlight and illustrate two case management principles that I will incorporate into my personal clinical nursing practice when employed. This document will also discuss two professional behaviors from the American Nurses Association (ANA) Nursing Professional Behaviors document learned during the University of Houston- Victoria RN to BSN program, and it will discuss how these behaviors will be incorporated into my personal clinical nursing practice when employed. Then, this paper will discuss two Differentiated Essential Competencies of graduates of Texas BSN programs I have achieved in the UHV RN to BSN program, and …show more content…
Two of the guiding principles of case management that I will incorporate into my clinical practice when employed include practicing cultural competence, and promoting the use of evidence-based care. To incorporate cultural competence with awareness and respect for diversity into my clinical practice, I plan on assessing the communication needs of patients including language preferences, and making sure that patients with limited English proficiency receive adequate language assistance according to facility policies. To incorporate evidence-based care into my clinical practice, I plan on providing standards of care as determined by regulatory agencies and following clinical guidelines and recommendations defined by professional organizations. Finally, I will keep myself informed of current research and changes to clinical practice through continuing nursing …show more content…
Two of the professional behaviors defined by the ANA LI that I will incorporate into my clinical practice include ethics, and quality of practice. To incorporate ethics into my clinical practice I will provide patient care with compassion, considering and integrating the ethical principles defined by the American Nurses Association on the Code of Ethics for Nurses, and I will refer to the appropriate resources when ethical issues arise in my clinical practice. The ANA LI states that the registered nurse is responsible for improving the quality of nursing practice (ANA LI, 2013). To improve the quality of my clinical practice I will provide excellent patient care based on the standards of care set by regulatory agencies, I will maintain competence through continuing education, and I will evaluate my performance on a regular basis to identify and work on areas that need improvement.
Differentiated Essential Competencies of graduates of Texas BSN programs
Through completion of the UHV RN to BSN program, I have achieved the following two Differentiated Essential Competencies of graduates of Texas BSN programs:
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