Nursing As A Professional Nurse

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As a professional nurse in today’s varying healthcare system, we need a strong leadership and management skills and more than ever, regardless of our specific role. We as a nurse need to be an independent, dependable follower. According to Kanter, Kao, & Wiersema, 1997; Senge, 2001, innovation stated as a process that brings creativity to measurable outcomes, actions, products, or processes. People are creative when they can solve problems, develop products that solve problems, or raise issues in a way that is initially novel but eventually accepted in one or more environments. Similarly, a work is creative if it stands out at first in terms of its novelty but ultimately comes to be accepted within a field (Gardner, 1999). The environment, including its social, cultural, and physical aspects, is critical for providing the creative opportunity in which the innovation can take hold. A corollary to this would be that unless an organization fosters innovation, no amount of individual creativity and inventiveness will produce sustainable innovations.
As we are in the 21st century, nursing is facing new challenges in delivering quality care to clients in a variety of settings. The settings for delivery of care are rapidly expanding and challenge nurses to think “out of box” in applying best practice based on current research. Currently, Modified Early Warning Sign (MEWS) clinical char aret implemented in most of the hospitals in Singapore and also it is fall under JCI standard. When a patient deteriorates and become acutely unwell while in hospital, a fast and efficient clinical response is required to optimize clinical outcomes. In effort to improve the ability to respond to such a situation, Nursing Department plans to im...

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...e were then linked to the recommendations. The National Governance Group identified additional research due to be published. This new evidence from Canada and the US validated the ViEWS system for both medical and surgical patients (Kellett et al.,2011; Bleyer et al.,2011)

In conclusion, Change is inherent part of life. It is the process that causes individuals to adapt. Whether it is planned or unplanned, change is both inevitable and constant. Change can be constructive or destructive and is stressful to individuals. The pace of change rapidly increasing in health care agencies, which have been changing and continue to change in response to consumer demands. On the other hand, planned change results from deliberate effort to improve a situation. Hospitals with a strong culture which is open to new ideas will succeed in the market. With good and strong leadership,
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