Nurse Care Model: The Model Of Nursing Care

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In the last two decades, nursing care delivery has changed tremendously. Models of nursing care are all based on nursing human patients and they are an attempt to address the definition of what nursing care needs to provide for the patient, how this care is actually provided and how a patient is affected by their illness in the context of how this would affect the nursing care that is required. Models attempt to organize the process of providing nursing care so that there is consistency in understanding what care is required when patients are unable to provide for their own needs, and how this care should be carried out. The model of nursing care used varies greatly from one facility to another and from one set of patient circumstances to another.…show more content…
Primary Nursing refers to comprehensive, individualized care provided by the same nurse throughout the period of care, (Fairbrother, Chiarella, & Braithwaite, 2015). Primary nursing is a method of nursing practice which emphasizes continuity of care by having one nurse provide complete care for a small group of inpatients within a nursing unit of a hospital. This type of nursing care allows the nurse to give direct patient care. The primary nurse accepts total 24-hour responsibility for a patient’s nursing care. Nursing care is directed toward meeting all of the individualized patient needs. The primary nurse communicates with other members of the health care team regarding the patient’s health care. Due to high cost, this care method is rejected by many institutions. The one advantage of Primary nursing in hospital practice is that the patient is able to build trust and confidence on the abilities of the nurse assigned to him. This in turn can lead to faster recovery and a improved nurse-client…show more content…
Case management activities are diverse, including the following processes: intake, assessment of needs, service planning, service plan implementation, service coordination, monitoring and follow-up, reassessment, case conferencing, crisis intervention, and case closure. In addition to assisting clients to access and maintain specific services, case management activities may include negotiation and advocacy for services, consultation with providers, navigation through the service system, psycho-social support, supportive counseling, and general client
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