A young woman is diagnosed with a serious kidney …show more content…
Legal prosecution; using chemical restraint (tranquilizer)
3. Lawsuit against nursing home, if a sentinel event had happened
4. Make matter worse because resident may have an adverse effect due to residents pre-existing condition.
The nursing supervisor is obligated to keep their staffs, residents, and the nursing facility safe and ensuring that nurses are using safe nursing practice. If a problem was to come up and it cannot be resolve among staffs the nursing supervisor is the resource of resolving the issue. In this situation, the issue is that the nursing home is unstaffed and having nurse administered a tranquilizer to resident to keep them quiet is not a correct way of handle this problem. Keeping the staff and residents’ safe during his/her shift is the priority of the nursing supervisor.
In a nursing profession, nurse hold an oath stating “Do no Harm”. The nursing supervisor lacks prudence, loving kindness, compassion, and beneficence. The nursing supervisor did not use good judgement when she had ordered nurses to give tranquilizer to residents not considering the risk of danger that she is putting the residents in as well as her nursing staff. The nursing supervisor has shown no concern towards the residents, and did not considered what if this was done to him/her. We all consider nurses to be angels, but in this case, there was no random act of