I learn how to respond and to be open to every ones questions. I was able to change central line sterile dressing and hung IV normal saline my preceptor gave me a good complement. In lab we practice IV and helped me to perform with confidence. I helped with monthly recapping. As a nurse we always have to use critical thinking, nursing judgment and prioritization.
I find the concept of Audience Analysis memo is beneficial to my job. Everyday, I deal with culturally diverse patients and knowing how to analyze and approach my specific target audience affects the efficiency of conveying my message such as, educating family members and giving instructions before procedures and after discharge. Moreover, I realized that most of my documents that I present to my patients are informative and persuasive at the same time like when I am presenting them consents and waiver forms to perform a procedure. Of all the the knowledge and skills that I have acquired in Nursing school, technical writing is one of the most important and useful. My ability to communicate greatly influence my personal life and professional life as well.
Telecare unit. Being the nurse manager, he assumes the leadership in developing professional relationship among the multidisciplinary team. Mr. Thathamkulam has an open door policy and instructs all his staff to report to him any problems, which arise time to time so that it can be taken care of in the initial stage. He monitors all the team members on a daily basis. Mr. Thathamkulam functions as the chair of the safety committee for Eye Care Line; he monitors for Joint Commission safety compliance in the care line, identifies safety hazards, follows up with fire drills, attends hospital wide safety meetings, conducts quarterly safety meetings in the care line and reports to the hospital wide safety committee chair.
As a charge nurse, Ms. Bardsley leads morning huddle to identify and make improvements in work flow, patient care and assignments according to the needs of the staff and unit on any particular day. The huddles provide for continuity of care, transparency among manager and staff, and an opportunity to discuss improvement projects and lastly a session once per week directed by the social worker to help with staff mindfulness to destress what is a stressful area of practice. Ms. Bardsley builds many professional relationships with her colleagues by sitting on a variety of hospital-wide committees. Ms. Bardsley is a CREW Facilitator for the
Continuing education and staff development are key components in ensuring that nurses stay abreast with best practices and current trends in nursing. In nursing, staff development is required for scientific development, social change and advancement in medical science. Staff development specialists play an important role within the hospital organization by providing instruction to hospital personal, including doctors and other ancillary staff. They also develop and teach curriculum and theory and provide continuing education programs for all of the hospital's nurses. When new products are introduced to the origination, they educate all healthcare professionals within that organization (Dorin Michelle, 2010).
Throughout each semester, I have learned about several medications and how they work within the body, as well as different disease processes that are common among adults, children, and infants. I know, as a nurse, I will continue to learn and gain knowledge about medicine throughout my nursing career. Nursing school has also taught me how to care for all types of individuals. From in-class meetings to clinical hours at the hospital, it has given me the essential tools in order to better care for my patients, such as how to make a bed, give a bed bath, and different interventions to help keep a patient from developing bed sores. All the things that I have learned while in nursing school has taught me how to become a health advocate for others.
A nurses we must always have a working knowledge, which is “cognitive activity and critical thinking” (Yoder-Wise, 2015). We must have evidence based and up to date knowledge to provide the best care to patients. As a nurse manager, my nurse ensures that everyone is up to date on their continuing knowledge classes and are certified in different aspects like CPR. If there is a new process the hospital is using or new evidence about a
For this reason, my plan is to constantly be involved in care of assigned patients, with the health care team. My future goal after starting my career is to join committees within my workplace and to stay on top of the latest research and suggest implementing some of these findings into practice and continually update my learning. Conclusion As a senior nursing student, capstone is a great opportunity to enhance the clinical decision making and nursing intervention skills of the senior student. The course designed to all of the knowledge and skills to come together and apply them to patient.
Both careers are also responsible for keeping the patient’s rooms, waiting rooms, bathrooms, and front office clean. Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and Medical Assistant (MA) must always keep the lines of communication open and completely clear. Medical Assistant (MA) can learn a lot of new skills from a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) will relay on the Medical Assistant (MA) when tasks seem to back up in the medical office; by doing this it will allow things to get back on a regular schedule and save a lot of ti... ... middle of paper ... ....; (2014). Billing and Coding Properly for Insurance Companies.
A certain amount of thoughtfulness is required to think critically and the ability to do so is something we hone throughout our lives. This mode of thinking is utilized in nursing almost every day when providing care for patients. Patients are constantly being assessed from head to toe and based on these assessment findings a nurse is required to make judgement calls on how to proceed with patient care. During my time at Wellsprings Lutheran Home I saw critical thinking utilized by both of my preceptors after abnormal findings were found. Such a case involved a resident experiencing pain in her right flank that had progressed to her whole abdomen throughout at two day time span.