Nursing care

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  • Nursing Care: Family Nursing

    Family Nursing Technology innovation has allowed people to live longer. However, this does not mean they are living healthier lives. The U.S. Census bureau indicates that 117 million people had a chronic illness in 2012 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015). What implications will this have on nursing? Depending on the severity of the illness, children or spouses may become the decision makers and primary caregivers. Nursing care will need to incorporate the family. Care will be directed toward four different areas such as the family as context, family as client, family as system, and family as component of society (Kaakinen, Coehlo, Steele, Tabacco, & Hanson, 2015). As you read further, I shall discuss each of these topics…

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  • Shortage In Nursing Care

    I started working in nursing in 1998 as a CNA in a local nursing home. The nursing home I worked in did not require mandatory overtime for nursing staff. Nurses and CNAs could volunteer to stay over and work if they wanted. If staffing could not be found, everyone just had to work short. This was not a very big issue at the time and we usually had enough staffing to cover the facility, but things have changed and most facilities are short nursing staff. The last two facilities that I worked at…

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  • Professionalism In Nursing Care

    In the nursing workforce, where individuals obtain many hats and responsibilities, there is one element that remains consistent: Professionalism. Professionalism is "the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person."(Merriam-Webster, 2011). While technical expertise is a key component; it does not embody the whole of professionalism. It also involves a caring attitude and appearance that we must apply to not just our nursing careers, but also our…

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  • Personal Nursing Philosophy Of Care

    Personal Nursing Philosophy of Care According to Kim (2015), a nursing philosophy can be defined as the affective and intellectual outcomes as the result of the efforts by a professional nurse. These efforts are being made in understanding the ultimate relationships between humans, their surrounding environment, and health, approaching nursing as a scientific field, integrating sense of values, and articulating a personal belief system about human beings, their health, environment and nursing as…

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  • Chain Of Command In Nursing Care

    Nurses are key pieces to the sometimes puzzling features of safety. At my workplace nurses go the extra mile to keep patients safe while under our care. Although policy of our hospital is to round on patients every hour, we have a designated staff member who rounds in between each hour throughout the day. We use three patient identifiers, which include name, birth date, and the last four of their account number. As with many to all hospitals there are plenty of protocols and policies to keep the…

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  • Importance Of Self Care In Nursing

    The Importance of Self Care on my Success in Nursing School and Career The importance of self-care for nurses is a critical to the ability to be successful throughout nursing school and our careers. Careers in nursing and completing school can be very stressful and challenging. Developing strategies to reduce this pressure will allow me to healthier and happier during this process. The areas I want to improve on include asking for help when I need it, getting more sleep, and losing some…

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  • Nursing Care Case Study

    Case Study #1 One problem facing patients in hospitals today is that personnel hired to do a job are incompetent or even physically unable to do the job. Surprisingly this is not that uncommon. This seems to be a widespread problem, not just in nursing homes or assisted living places. In the hospital there are so many nurses and other faculty members who lack even a basic understanding of the job they are providing. They merely follow doctor orders and fail to provide the most basic level of…

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  • Ethics Of Care Theory In Nursing

    ethics of care perspective centers on feelings, relationships and individual needs, all of which nurses rely on to enhance their practices and respond to the needs of their patients. Nursing practice separates itself from other practices by virtue of its attitude of ‘caring.’ This universal requirement is met through its commitment to others. “Caring about another person involves an attitude, feeling, or state of mind that is directed towards another’s situation through a relationship with them”…

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  • Nursing Care Delivery Model

    Managing Resources. Care Delivery Model. Identify the nursing care delivery model in this case study and describe its effectiveness. The nursing care delivery model identified in this case study is the primary nursing hybrid: patient-focused in the emergency department (ED), maternity unit and medical-surgical units (non ICU or intensive care units); because in these units the registered nurses (RNs) are the patient’s primary nurses from admission to discharge paired or assisted with…

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  • Decision Making In Nursing Care

    assignment to be completed. As stated by Vogelsmeier et al. (2011), the LPN staff focused on medication reconciliation as a task in accordance to organizational rules and an assigned responsibility to complete the medication reconciliation form.” In this case, LPNs are following organizational rules and regulations without utilizing nursing judgment. Likewise, assumptions about medication orders are made. This action disagrees with Berman et al. (2016) description of values basic to patient…

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