The Importance Of Professional Education

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Professional Education
Every person who would like to become a nurse needs a degree and in order to achieve this degree you will need to spend a minimum of 3 years studying your chosen nursing specialism (adult, child, mental health or leaning disability) at university. All university’s will have a set of requirements that is needed to be accepted into the degree and once you have graduated from your chosen university you will then be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Whereas every person who would like to become a social worker needs to be able to work with people of all ages and backgrounds and also have administration skills. You will need to spend 4 years studying a social work degree at university where
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information where an individual may withhold vital information to protect their family member. The battle of belief where an individual has a set of personal or religious beliefs that will stop them from taking advice from nurses and social workers.

Professional Boundaries
The nurse relationship with a client should be therapeutic and is based off of trust, professionalism, communication and respect. As a sign of being thankful for all the care you have given a patient they may feel the need to buy you a gift however unless all of the staff can use/eat the gift you shouldn’t accept it as this may cause favouring towards a certain patient. According to nursing standard gifts that are worth more than £50 should not be accepted by nurses and this comes under a new proposal about conflicts of interest. (Nursing Standard, 2016)
A social worker should maintain a professional relationship by working within the interest of the individual and causing no harm to them. When working with people that use or need service a social worker should always maintain their confidentiality. According to Frank Cooper every person knows that a line has to be drawn, but everyone has a different opinion of where to draw the line. (Cooper, 2012)

The Framework of Clinical Governance within the Health & Social Care
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According to Helen Caulfield accountability for nurses does not come from one source, that instead it comes from a variety of sources and explains that these sources are made up from four pillars of accountability. The four pillars are; professional, ethical, legal and employment. (Caulfield) Nurses should be able to understand their own abilities and know when to refer to other practitioners when they believe there is a problem. Many problems can be caused by a shortage of resources, lack of training and a shortage of staff amongst other things. However, every nurse should be able to recognise, report and record the problem. Every social worker registered with the SSSC should know the standards of conduct that they are expected to meet and can find this information by using the codes of practice. Every social worker is accountable for not only their own actions and judgements but for whoever they work with as well. Every social worker should be aware of their own abilities and know when the appropriate time is to refer to other colleagues. Good supervision and a good professional relationship is shown to improve the quality of work by staff. For example, if a social worker was feeling stressful about a situation that

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