The Importance Of Professional Transformations In Nursing

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A new graduate nurse has to handle professional transitions to continue growth in their care and development. Organizations play a role in assisting new graduate employees through this transition. “Knowing what to expect during this transformation can reduce the stress of accepting and transitioning into a new role and result in quality outcome” (Cherry & Jacob, 2014). “With the ever changing health care environment the nurse has to adapt to high-acuity patients, knowledgeable family members, keeping up with technology and efficiently critically think” (Cherry & Jacob, 2014). Nursing students consistently strive to the challenges when they become licensed. (Cherry & Jacob, 2014)
Marco and his peers are nursing students in their last clinical
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When the student becomes a licensed nurse, he/she will be accountable and liable for all the tasks during the shift. The clinical instructor delegated the assignment for Marco to completion. Although, Marco performed total patient care, he will get the responsibility of delegating jobs to support the well-being of the patient. “The registered nurse retains accountability for the patient and considers each nursing assistant’s abilities, authority, experiences, and willingness before delegating tasks to meet the needs of the patient” (Yoder-Wise, 2015). “Delegation, a critical leadership skill, must be learned and implemented to accomplish patient care in a timely and cost-effective manner” (Yoder-Wise, …show more content…
Marco will have a supervisory role by ensuring that all team members are completing their tasks with a focus on the patient’s needs and safety. The first student activity that changes when the student becomes licensed is being the leader. For, example, the registered nurse is ultimately accountable for the collaborative care for the patient. Many of the tasks performed, as a student nurse involved total patient care.
The role of the registered nurse when licensed includes the understanding of the acronym ROLES. These are responsibilities, opportunity, support, expectations and lines of communication. An example of this would include the registered nurse taking care of a team of patients with the assistance of a licensed practical nurse and nursing assistant. The nurse would delegate jobs that are to be completed by each team member keeping in mind their ability and experience (Yoder-Wise,

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