CNA Philosophical Contributions
Working as a CNA I have had experience volunteering in a hospital, working at a nursing home of Alzheimer’s patients and in home health care. Each experience can be generalized, but they all were different with various contributions to my current mindset of nurses’ roles.
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At the same time in the Alzheimer’s home I had favored nurses that were able to delegate their time so that they could adequately care for the residents that were on their list for the day. When something seemed different with a patient it was up to the charge nurse to actually evaluate the situation and find a way to address issues.
Home Health Care
In home heal care I have seen patients cared for to an excessive amount where their desires were met to the best of fellow CNA abilities and nurse visits were done monthly or as needed with adequate amounts of time to care for single patients. With changes in patient status the nurses evaluated the situation and were the ones responsible for arranging appropriate care.
Philosophical Contributions from Health Professionals
Having a mother that is a CNA I have grown up around the health system, then working and volunteering in it I have asserted myself into the communication of those working in it. This has given me am unique perspective to evaluate the nurses’ importance to …show more content…
She told me of how she went through school to become an RN with her kids and how it was a challenge, but so worth it in the feeling of satisfaction in her professional life.
Student Philosophical Contributions
Being a student I recognize the needs of a nurse in providing assistance, and monitoring livelihood of a patient, as one proceeds as a professional. The basic role for a nurse is to assist their patients to get better be it often through comforting and medical assistance.
Dorthy Johnson’s 1980 theory of nursing is close to that of which I have my personal view. Ms. Johnson’s theory goes along the lines that the “role of the nurse is to provide and comfort to attain regulation for the patient’s behavior (Cherry & Jacob, 2005).” With a general settling of an upset patient the reason for a visit may be properly assessed and taken care of.
According to Roseamerie Parse’s theory the “quality of life from each person’s individual perspectives should be the goal of nursing practice (Cherry & Jacob, 2005).” In assisting a patient needing care the general goal is to get them to what their quality of life was before they needed care or beyond that, dependent of what they are capable of. Going into nursing this is a goal for me, and one I hope that all future fellow nurses will