Learning And Development Of Becoming A Registered Nurse Essay

1036 Words Nov 13th, 2015 null Page
Exploring different nursing concepts as a student is detrimental to the learning and development of becoming a registered nurse. Being able to research, learn, and advance knowledge about these concepts, as well as applying this knowledge to patient experiences aids nurses in providing caring and compassionate nursing. In my student experiences this semester in clinical placement, I had a patient who had a critical illness and was on life support for a duration of the patients hospital stay. I was able to aid in this patient’s recovery process as the patient was on the cardiology unit of the hospital. Recovery is the nursing concept that I will be exploring in this paper, as it pertains to basically all patients who have a had a hospital stay and continues as they get discharged to their planned destination whether that be convalescent care, rehab, home, or multiple others. In this paper I will be addressing my encounter with the patient, exploration of the nursing concept recovery, analysis of a professional caring theory, how they are inter-related, application of clinical reasoning, applying this to my encounter, the role it will play on my future nursing, and also why it is a priority. The patient came to the hospital with chest pain and had a Myocardial Infarction (MI). The patient went into cardiogenic shock, therefor was intubated and placed on a ventilator. As seen from the cardiac surgeon the patient was not a surgical candidate, due to heart damage and being a…

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