Nurses endeavor to promote their clients' best interests and strive to achieve the best outcomes. Beneficence entails nurses promoting good for the patient. Nurses are also required to act in a non-maleficence manner to avoiding harm to their patient. Through acting competently and adhering to high levels of practicing, they avoid situations that may cause injury to those in their care. personal values, such as respect, responsibility, and obligation are dependent on the moral attitude of the nurse.
As a nurse, the author will ensure that as a leader, she delegates information by providing a holistic perspective of the patient’s needs and diagnoses. This will help the UAP to understand the importance and urgency of the tasks delegated. The nurse will also work to obtain a trusting, open, and honest relationship with the UAP. If the UAP believes the nurse has the UAP, the patient, and facilities best intentions at heart, the UAP will be more likely to carry out the delegated tasks without adjournment. The nurse will make sure to be mindful of why the UAP may have performed a task in an untimely, or incorrect fashion, and take responsibility for the mistake.
A Registered Nurse has responsibilities towards the subordinates, patients and most importantly to the organization. Effective communication skills can allow Registered nurses to establish a trusting relationship with patients identifying their problems and needs. The code of ethics and principles of practice must be followed and the practice of the nurse should be in the line of the organization’s working principles. The responsibility should be met as accountability factors must be considered significant in healthcare setting (Cornenwett, et al, 2007, pp.122-131; Bradshaw et al 2012, pp.13-14). ... ... middle of paper ... ... nurses to evaluate them and amend their practice accordingly.
Kaiser makes sure they adhere to laws and regulations, licensing requirements, accreditation standards and contracts. They strive to do the right thing and make the best decisions when acting with ethics and integrity. Conclusion In conclusion, integrating the core professional values into the nursing profession will help strongly in the commitment of providing care for our patients. By incorporating the five values, nurse’s appreciation of respectfulness, caring and human dignity leads to a sense of honor and fulfillment when practicing nursing. As nurses, we learn to take responsibility of promoting values through our actions and be advocates to our patients especially for those who are vulnerable.
24). “Nurses must be committed to building trusting relations as the foundation of meaningful communication recognizing that this takes effort. Such relationships are critical to ensure that a person’s choice is understood, expressed and advocated” (CNA, 2006, p. 11). A nurse recognizes, respects and promotes the individual’s right to make decisions; they do not force or misuse their professional power to influence client’s decision-making. “In most situations, an ethical practice includes respecting the client’s autonomy even if the nurse does not agree with the client’s decision” (CNA, 2006, p. 5).
Behaviors which reflect altruism are showing an understanding of cultures, beliefs, and perspective of others, advocating for patients, taking risks on behalf of patients, and mentoring other professionals. Autonomy according to Taylor is the right to self-determination (2008). The nurse must respect the patient’s rights. The nurse should listen and act according to the patient’s wishes and needs not bullying him into cooperating with his treatment plan. The nurse shows such value by planning care in partnership with patients, honoring the right of patients to make decisions about healthcare, and providing information so that patients can make informed choices.
According to Potter and Perry (eds 2009), Accountability refers to responsibility of the nurse professionally and legally for the provided care. Trusted professional relationship is strongly built by effective communication. Communication with patient, family and multidisciplinary is essential for quality nursing care to the client. Collaboration with the multidisciplinary team enhances the quality of care significantly. Often nurse acts as a liaison between patient and other health care members in that team.
A premier nurse leader is one who embodies the skills, posses the attitudes and excels in the actions of a true leader. The qualities of a premier nurse leader include dedication to excellence, interacting effectively, who promotes inquiry; focuses on solutions, is devoted, passionate, compassionate, and a visionary who is proud of the nursing profession (Morgan, 2010). The best leaders provide care that is of high quality through evidence based practice. The effective leader also is able to allocate resources appropriately, hold others accountable for their work, and incorporate new policies and evidence based practices (Morgan, 2010). Leaders need to be able to provide direction when it is required and step in to teach when they see someone doing something incorrectly or not at all (Morgan, 2010).
In order to receive and hold humanistic-altruistic values, a nurse must extend forward continuous love, kindness and mental awareness at all times. Altruism is essential in unlocking a nurse 's compassion and empathy therefore creating a more positive and healing environment for the patient. () Not only must a nurse show the proper care towards ones clients with an appropriate attitude, but taking care of an employees own self needs and requirements are
Patient advocacy is both essential and crucial for nurses to promote and ensure in the nursing field. I have learned in our class that patient advocacy plays a major role in building a trusting therapeutic relationship. Therefore, nurses must advocate on behalf of their patients and provide them with the support they deserve. Patient advocacy in nursing is being actively supportive of a patient in relation to his / her rights and choices, protecting basic human rights such as autonomy (Cole, Wellard, & Mummery, 2014). This simply means that patient advocacy is the act of informing and supporting a patient so that he/she can make the best possible decision for