However, it is in two particular areas that the nurse can be most effective when assessing the actual needs of the patient; culturally and when questions are…… [Read More]. HPI Patient is a year-old woman presented as disheveled, with bug bites throughout her body, and exuding a foul odor.
Cognitively, she orients only to her name with a BMI of 30 and a minimal understanding of the English language. She is able to nod "yes" or "no" to questions, but calls the nurse "Mother. He legs are quite cool to the touch, hairless, and toe capillary refill is greater than 2 seconds.
Past Medical History Unknown, but patient appears to be in distress both physically and psychologically. Poor, disheveled, may not be receiving adequate care or living in an environment with enough food or warmth. BMI of 30 is technically obese, which also may indicate the patient is not…… [Read More].
Healthcare Management for Eldercare Advocacy Organization. Planned change in the eldercare advocacy organization In the coming years, many countries will experience a dramatic shift in healthcare infrastructure due to an expanding elderly population size. However, the changes may vary across countries depending on many factors such as the kind of social welfare available in each country, the political environment which determine policies, the level of healthcare available and individual expectations in each country.
Due to this wide variance, the innovations within this space will also vary greatly. This also impacts on performance management which is fast gaining popularity in the public sector as a means to improve on accountability. Unfortunately, it has been cumbered by a series of challenges in its implementation; this is in spite of the frameworks developed over the last couple of…… [Read More]. Leadership and Advocacy Plan. Leadership Theories There are a number of theories of leadership that can be applied to my own personal development plan in counselling.
I first look to servant leadership as a unique approach to leadership, wherein it is emphasized that the effect leader is one who facilitates greatness in others. The concept of servant leadership was developed by obert Greenleaf in the s, and emphasizes the leader doing whatever is needed in order to ensure that everybody else can be at his or her absolute best Greenleaf, Servant leaders are always the ones who are searching, listening and watching, so that they can learn about their organizations, the environment in which their organizations exist, and the people within their organizations.
The servant leader then can make a determination about what is needed for the organization to thrive in that environment, but recognizes that one leader cannot succeed on his or…… [Read More].
The healthcare industry has widely adopted IT solutions in the development and maintenance of information systems for this sector. These information system applications will go a long way in boosting medical care goals by reducing costs significantly, increasing efficiency in the process and achieving a zero error. With this, client satisfaction will be realized. At the core of this is the electronic medical records EHR which is representative of all the health information of an individual that is available in a database and can be shared across healthcare service providers Rouse, Also integral to this system are two components; mobile health mHealth and telehealth telemedicine.
Though the two are interconnected, they have a slight difference. Telehealth includes home monitoring of health conditions through desktops, laptops and other online material Terry, , while mobile health is restricted to mobile devices.
At Risk Youth Advocacy. Foster Care and Adoptions The Bronfenbrenner ecological model proposes that "individual human development occurs within interconnected and embedded ecological systems. These are the macrosystem of societal norms, the exosystem of public policy, the microsystems such as family and schools, and the individual characteristics.
Defects in one or more of these systems can put a child at risk. A teenage black male in an impoverished area of Los Angeles, Doughboy faces a number of risk factors. His environment is characterized by poverty, but also by social norms and gender roles. The social norm in the area is that many young males join gangs, and he is specifically at risk because of the emphasis on aggression as part of one's self-worth among males in that area.
Such cultural values among…… [Read More]. The Case of hospitalized Adolescent Female. Rev ras Enferm Jan-Mar, 53 1: Implications and Insights From Complexity Science. Qualitative Health Research Vol. Caring Sci S. Stroke Advocacy for Women Strokes. Moreover, women are likely to visit pediatricians for child healthcare.
Furthermore, pediatricians should engage in screening and education for parents, because maternal health is a critical component of child health. The desired sponsor for this advocacy program would be the U.
Reducing Readmission for Diabetes Patients. Quality Improvement Project Diabetes -- Chronic Condition Background Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes isk factors for type 1 diabetes isk factors for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes isk factors for gestational diabetes The ationale for Selection The Target Population Intervention Plans Target Goals It has been estimated that in New York there is roughly two million people, or over twelve percent of the population, that have diabetes; furthermore, of this population, over half a million people have the condition but are not aware that they have it American Diabetes Association, N.
It is further estimated that nearly five and a half million people, or over a third of the population, have prediabetes. Diabetes and diabetes-associated cardiovascular diseases have become the leading cause of death in the region accounting for roughly two-thirds of the deaths and the rates of diabetes has lead this trend to be referred to as the…… [Read More].
Employee's Rights to Health and Safety in. Employee's Rights to Health and Safety in the Workplace The objective of this study is to analyze the rights of employees to health and safety in the workplace in regards to the scenario as follows: DoRight has recently been hired as the President of the "Universal Human Care Hospital," where he oversees all departments with over 5, employees and over 20, patients at the medical facility.
He has been provided with a broad set of duties and oversight of numerous departments, including business development, customer services, human resources, legal, patient advocacy, to name a few. He has managers in each department that he supervises and who work with him to address the needs of the various internal and external stakeholders of the hospital. DoRight discovers that some patients within the hospital have been dying as a result of a variety of illegal procedures by doctors and nurses, and negligent…… [Read More].
Corporate Governance and Ethical Responsibility. However, those who have serious ethical and moral integrity will generally do what it takes to get a problem corrected, even if they have to lose out personally or professionally to protect the health and welfare of other people under their care. It does not appear that Dr. Doight did any of that.
He determined that following procedure was enough to fulfill his duties, whether or not that procedure resulted in any resolution for the patients. It would appear that Dr. Doight followed the deontological argument that one only has to follow the rules to be ethical. For many people, that is an acceptable choice.
For others, the rules would not be important and would not have anything to do with whether something was considered to be ethical. Doight, it is not just the possibility that he feels he has done what is ethical, but also possible that…… [Read More]. Hydration Advocacy Campaign Health Advocacy Campaign Part 1 Developing a Health Advocacy Campaign Health advocacy programs are mostly tailored to specific groups of people that are in need of special attention.
While this approach can be useful, simple approaches are sometimes more effective and can address widespread problems more economically and efficiently. The importance and simplicity of water and its role within our health and well being represents an approach of basic health advocacy and may target many in need of such information.
Health advocates must look out for their patients and subscribe to the most important issues of the day that may have a deep and profound impact on healing the individual and the healing processes that can evolve in and throughout the community.
The purpose of this health advocacy development plan is to argue that the issue of hydration, for all people, is one of the most significant…… [Read More].
Nursing Concept Theoretical Background One of the. Nursing Concept Theoretical Background One of the complexities of 21st century medicine is the evolution of nursing care theories in combination with a changing need and expectation of the stakeholder population. Nurses must be advocates and communicators, but must balance these along with an overall philosophy of ethics while still remaining mindful of budgets and the need for the medical institution to be profitable.
It seems as if these issues comprise a three-part template for nursing: In many ways, too, modern technology has advanced further than societal wisdom, especially when confronting the issue of death. The modern nurse's role is to create a nurse-patient culture that encourages the individual to take responsibility for their healthcare and, in partnership with the nurse, to be involved in their recovery.
The modern complexities of…… [Read More]. Nursing Leadership Regardless of the Field Most. Nursing Leadership egardless of the field, most research studies show that collaboration and teamwork are among the top examples of job satisfaction and performance. Leadership in nursing has become an expected part of the job description, and over the past few decades, not only do nurses engender more and more clinical responsibility, patient advocacy, and patient and family communication, they are asked to be informal leaders within a group situation that may range from informal patient assessments, new product testing, or procedural and hiring committees Chang, W.
Modern healthcare and nursing are more complex than ever before. The nurse's role is far more than simply an assistant is, and requires the understanding and application of a large…… [Read More]. Evaluation, Analysis and evision The National Nursing Shortage eform and Patient Advocacy Act was designed to address the public health workforce shortage that is seen, especially where nurses are concerned.
The issue here is how that Act becomes a policy, so it can provide more help to a public health workforce that is struggling. In order for the Act to become a policy, it must first be evaluated. The Act…… [Read More]. Corporate Governance and Ethical esponsibility Dr. Doight recently hired President "Universal Human Care Hospital," oversees departments 5, employees 20, patients medical facility.
He provided a broad set duties oversight numerous departments, including business development, customer services, human resources, legal, patient advocacy, a. Corporate Governance and Ethical esponsibility Duty of loyalty owed to internal and external stakeholders According to Heath , duty of loyalty entails good faith and honesty in best interests of a corporation's stake holders.
The duty of loyalty involve the no-profit rule and no conflict rule Heath, It also governs actions which must be guided by honesty and good faith. A corporation's stake holders can be classified into two; internal and external Weaver, Duty of Loyalty to…… [Read More].
United States Has the Most. Nursing and the E The Emergency oom is often one of the most visible parts of healthcare for political debate.
It is also one of the most difficult environments for a modern nurse. It is interesting that one of the founders of modern nursing had emergency experience prior to developing her overall theories. Nightingale also looked at negatives and positives that are the conditions, which could help make people recover and reach their actual potential, as also noted by Maslow hierarchy of needs.
She did not look or speak directly of the disease per se, but rather, looked at air, clean water, environment, and sanitation. She published her book in with the title a "Notes on Nursing: What it Is and What it Is Not," connecting human beings and quality of human life, and comparing the stagnant sewage she saw in Scutari, as well as in London.
Nursing Is There a Limit to One's. Nursing Is there a limit to one's professional obligation to the patient? Is that the same as advocacy? Advocacy can be construed as a professional obligation to the patient, especially when advocacy is framed as an ethical obligation. There are therefore few limits to a nurse's ethical responsibilities to the patients, even though some situations may seem morally ambiguous.
Many nursing researchers promote the concept of patient advocacy as "an ethic of practice," one that is an immutable part of the professional responsibilities of the nurse. Are the characteristics of caring relevant to ? The characteristics of caring are more relevant in than they were in or have ever been before, in part because of increasing patient diversity. Knowledge of the different concepts of health, healing, illness, and the role of the doctor helps make nurses more accountable to patient needs.
Community practice differs for nursing in more formal settings in that there are many complex variables that can intervene in nursing care. Even something as simple as access to patients in the community cannot be assumed in the same way it can be in acute care. Ethical Awareness for Community Care Nurses Examples of this complexity are cases where access is refused by the client, even when the client is in need of urgent assistance. This presents an acute problem on an ethical level for the community nurse.
Nurse The nursing career differs from the medical field in that nursing is solely focused on the care and advocacy of the patient. Nurses are the intermediaries between doctor-patient relationships; they are the bridges that enable patients to understand the situation regarding healthcare and healthcare practices.
Nurses depend on the human responses and the human condition in order to better care for the patients. They are responsible for further interactions with patients as well as their families and communities American Nurses Association.
This is the broad scope that the American Nurses Association basically defines the nursing career American Nurses Association. Nurses not only assist physicians and doctors when it comes to certain diagnoses and treatments, they also are taught to genuinely care for the patients that transcend the medicine. Nurses have the ability to fill a myriad of fields, one of which includes being a caregiver or the one responsible…… [Read More]. Nursing Organizations One of the.
The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists - The NACNS was founded in , specifically to enhance and promote the unique and high-value contributions that clinical nurses make to the health and well-being of individuals, families, groups, and communities in their particular branch of healthcare. They also have a foundation, scholarship programs, a journal and discussion portal, various levels of conferences, scholarship programs, honors and awards, and the ability for advanced certification.
This field of healthcare goes beyond the duties of an LPN or N, or even charge nurse, and deals with either advanced levels of clinical specialization, or broader, community and national health concerns. The field requires a rather significant academic bent, and the association is designed to support and enhance that paradigm focus CNS -…… [Read More]. Social workers have the greatest responsibilities for patient advocacy in mental health and have the ability to influence mental health public policy.
The best way to advocate on behalf of clients in the social work sector is to improve personal and professional competencies by staying aware of the emerging issues in both social work and mental health care.
Current emerging issues including working with an increasingly diverse client base, not just in terms of ethnicity but also in terms of needs diversity, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation diversity, diversity of socio-economic status, and other issues that require a personalized plan of care Marsella, Another emerging issue globally is recognition of the…… [Read More].
Ethics to Practice Analysis of 'End of. Analysis of 'end of life' decision making The foregoing discussion is an incursion into nursing ethics. Implication s to 'omission' of information as a customary practice within our healthcare institution is reviewed in relation to best practices pertaining to 'informed consent,' and hospital policy is not definitive.
Directed at the evolution of ethical decision making, the general query to the study focuses on the parameters of informed consent where individual practice is concerned. In the nation of Canada where I am a nurse the number of situations where patient informed consent decisions might be subject to our national code of nursing ethics is many.
Complexity in decision making is furthered in the conduct and approaches made by international colleagues on contract in our institution by way of exchange.
The primacy of…… [Read More]. Health Literacy the Nurse Plays. Therefore, I would tell the patient that their symptoms should not be considered in isolation of their whole person. Websites that address symptoms only are not taking into account the wealth of factors that can influence the diagnosis of a specific disease. At the same time, patients have the right to know about alternative solutions other than those provided or suggested by the physician or health care organization.
Sometimes insurance constraints prevent nurses and doctors from mentioning interventions, diagnoses, and cures. The insurance provisions should not come in the way of the patient seeking second opinions or investigating such things as alternative and complementary medicine. The strategies for assisting patients in becoming informed consumers of online health information include creating brochures and pamphlets, as well as websites. These materials can offer patients helpful links to the CDC and similar credible resources related to health literacy.
The nurse can also…… [Read More]. Impact Evaluation and Accountability. Health Care -- Impact Evaluation and Accountability Accountability to stakeholders should be an integral aspect of any health-related government program. This is achieved by systematic and objective assessment of how a program's effectiveness, evaluation normally involves measuring and documenting a program's effectiveness; calculating a program's outcomes; documenting a program's execution and cost effectiveness; strengthening a program's impact.
In the case of health-related government programs, the stakeholders to whom accountability is owed typically are those served by the program, those conducting the program, and those who will use evaluation findings to make decisions about the program.
The importance of evaluations for accountability is underscored by the resources provided by state and federal governments for ongoing evaluations to ensure ongoing accountability to all stakeholders. Evaluation for the purpose of accountability can assist stakeholders and specifically those in charge of the programs in a number of ways, all of which in program continuation,…… [Read More].
Most patients with dementia in the United States will die in a nursing home reviewed by Goodman et al. The level of dementia care required can sometimes be quite high as the ability for self-care and effective communication is lost Puurveen, n. And why there is a need for cost effective and humane dementia care globally; however, some care professionals have questioned the efficacy of the traditional medical model and…… [Read More]. Nurses During Emergency During the Tackling of.
Nurses during Emergency During the tackling of disasters, teams from varied fields, experiences expertise and education come together; these group present broad spectrums of capabilities and qualification; essential for assistance in situations of public health emergency. The regulations in the legal authority of action by nurses are done through education, licensure, and discipline which define the scope of practice for nurses practicing during health emergencies.
Limitations to preparedness in the nursing practice brought about by burnout, depression, self-esteem, personal accomplishment, and emotional exhaustion and depersonalization problems. The environment in, which nurses practice, determines their preparedness in tackling of emergencies. Promoting the emotional well-being of nurses then becomes a beneficial aspect for the carrying out of nursing practice.
It is important to provide nurses…… [Read More]. Ethics in Global Health Lena. She must be careful that her counseling does not fall in the line of coercion. Justice Fairness and equity in allocation of all healthcare services; social values are not part of the decision as to who receives care.
Lena's opinion of the situation is not relevant; Mr. X's individual rights take predominance, as does the quality of his care. Beneficence The primary goal of medicine, help -- or do no harm. What is the best healthcare decision for a person in their particular circumstances?
To do no harm Lena has a moral obligation to protect her sister from infection; knowing that she may be doing emotional harm; however, since HIV is incurable, the choice is moot. Non-Maleficence Never harm intentionally and perform one's obligation to use any and all appropriate treatments to cure or prevent illness.
Lena's obligation is to prevent or cure illness; prevention is the key here. Prescription Errors the Whole Point. In a study by Shah, Aslam and Avery of approximately 38, prescriptions by 23 doctors, there were a number of errors including: Another errors were due to prescribing medicines no longer available, incorrect medicine because handwriting, no date or wrong strength. Given that this is the digital age, it seems that prescriptions can be easily "written" by computer or some form of electronics, and indeed that…… [Read More].
Boston Children's Hospital This goal of this case is to demonstrate the importance of a community health nursing, or public health nursing strategy. The concepts addressed in the case study include forming strategic partnerships or alliances with related health care institutions, universities, and insurers.
Concepts also include the ways non-profit organizations function and how strategic alliances are especially important to maintain. Also, the case study addresses the concept of community health nursing in general.
Students should understand this case focuses on the multifaceted roles of the health care organization in the community. Students should also acknowledge the complex interaction between various external forces like economic constraint, legislation, and policy and the functioning of the organization. Students should also understand the complex interaction between internal forces like human resources management and cost accounting on the functioning of the organization.
Students should recognize the key success factors for a non-profit health care…… [Read More]. Speaking Truth to Power Nurses as Advocates. Speaking Truth Concept Discuss the concept of speaking truth to power. Are you better prepared to advocate for patients, nurses and nursing after taking this class?
During a time when there is a nationwide shortage of nurses Glazer, , identifying opportunities to improve their working conditions and status has assumed new importance and relevance and the concept of speaking truth to power can help achieve this outcome. These collaborations can help advance a partnership for exploring and developing solutions that support protective and nurturing environments in which children can grow and develop.
Global child advocacy comprises more than the expression of a value statement. Child advocates voice the concerns and interests of children who may be too young, vulnerable, or marginalized to be heard. They work to create safe and protected environments for children at risk for harm, and for those children who already have suffered adversity, child advocates foster the enhancement of service capacity and delivery, pursue policy changes to create mechanisms that are child-centered, and seek out justice for rights violations.
Global child advocacy entails the combination of social will with political forces and the allocation of resources as part of an international response. Who are these children in need of a voice?
They are the young who reside in communities throughout the world. Our failure to act to protect and support children exacerbates the suffering and tragedy of each new generation. Even the most disadvantaged and marginalized children can be represented in these efforts, have an opportunity to progress in their development, and have their needs and rights heard.
The combination of innovation and expertise can give shape and form to the dreams, vision, and voice of the children around us. If the person claiming to be an OD practitioner is not Yes, I have similar experience since I went to Hongkong. Or we go to shopping mall. The course has been very beneficial for me both for my personal and professional development.
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