The Importance Of Quality In Nursing

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Safety Nursing is a profession with deep humanist roots, genuinely concerned about the people who trust in their care, especially from those who experience illness and suffering. Its foundations give sustenance to a practice where quality has become an essential element for the profession. The nursing approach to quality and effectiveness of patient’s treatment dates back to past times. Quality is as important as health, therefore, the nursing staff, as a member of the health team, must develop a culture of quality and join the programs with the proactive attitude. Quality in nursing care is a complex concept that includes assistance according to the progress of science. The goal is to implement care that meets the needs of each patient …show more content…
Our mission as nursing professionals is to achieve the optimal state of health of the person, the family and the community. “Nurses use critical thinking to develop theoretical approaches to evaluate and improve the quality of nursing care”. (Sidani, Doran, & Mitchell, 2004). To fulfill the social mission strategies that govern social responsibility must be implemented, such as demonstrating a personal and professional commitment in the act of care, be able to perform the profession, administer safe and continuous care, respect the basic rights of individuals, apply preventive, promotion, healing and rehabilitation actions, avoid risks and sequels, provide quality of care, collaborate in the leadership functions of a changing health care system. Patient safety is not a utopia or a new approach in health services, but a responsibility of the act of caring. “To practice ethically, nurses must assert themselves when needed to question practices that may endanger patient safety, jeopardize the best interests of consumers”. Hood, L. J. (2018). Safe interventions have the capacity to produce a positive impact on mortality, morbidity, disability …show more content…
In this way it is to be expected that errors occur. Punishing the staff involved in the mistake could be an unfair behavior; granting initial immunity does not mean generating impunity. The analysis of the reported event should be translated into activities aimed at preventing it from recurring. “Professional nurses act as change agents when they identify needed changes in work processes to improve the quality of nursing care”. Hood, L. J. (2018). One of these activities should be to review the process with a systemic approach, identify the standards, and enunciate them clearly and leave them available for consultation, in such a way that each person has no doubt about what they should

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