The Nmba's Nursing Practice Decision Making Framework

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Angela Burke who was a patient admitted to the psychiatric ward for suspected mental health issues required care. When working with mental health patients, it is necessary to use a patient centered care approach which emphasizes on each individual’s personal preferences and needs (Bromley, 2012). The main goal of this is to empower patients so that they can participate and become active in their care and allowing them to have a sense of control of their life (Bromley, 2012). For this to happen, it is essential for Authorised Mental Health Practitioners (AMHPs) to work together in collaboration using the NMBA’s Nursing Practice Decision Making Framework Tool in order to develop an efficient and effective patient centred care plan using goals to avoid or minimise potential risks in a ward setting. This paper will also discuss the different appropriate delegation, supervision and mentoring strategies which can be used amongst the inter-professional in order to create an effective shared
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By using the NMBA’s Nursing Practice Decision Making Framework, it enables the clinician who are making the referral decide whether or not the person they are referring Angela to are accountable, responsible, have authority and competent and/or require supervision to carry out a particular task (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, 2013). A range of inter-professional team which are considered essential for Angela’s care include GP, psychologists, psychiatrists, registered nurses, and social workers (Department of Health, 2014). These members can be delegated as well as are the delegator different roles and responsibilities as they all provide different aspects of Angela’s care as they have different skills and knowledge (Davies & Fox-Young,

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