Difference Between Nurses That Carry Out Task Oriented Duties And Nurses

1378 Words Jul 5th, 2015 6 Pages
Speet and Franke (2004) identified that there is a difference between nurses that carry out task oriented duties and nurses that offers patient centred care. The Robert Francis report highlights failures at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust which lead to devastation for many patients and their families. The report shows the level of poor care delivered by health providers. Patient were not treated as individuals but rather ignored. Some of these failures were as a result inadequate training and limited knowledge of health care providers. The RCN believes there is a need to recognise career pathways for those wishing to develop their skills in nursing, and that all those seeking to be a nurse understands how to deliver excellent care to patients. However, quality care can only be achieved effectively if nurses are properly engaging in LLL to develop their understanding of providing care in order to be well prepared for future changes while in practice through learning. It is very essential that all nurses undertake continuous learning using evidence based practice as required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC 2015) to maintain knowledge and skills needed for effective and professional practice. A good nursing practice can be seen in a project which aim was to develop a comprehensive strategy to reduce and manage inpatient falls at Shire Hill Intermediate Care Unit (SHICU). Many healthcare staffs worked together leading to a workable, holistic, patient…

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