Discuss how this would impact the nursing plan of care for the pediatric patient. Emil, S., Laberge, J-M., Mikhail, P., Baican, L., Flageole, H., Nguyen, L., et al. (2003). Appendicitis in children: A ten-year update of therapeutic recommendations. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 38, 236-242.
Several steps occur in the development of the NCLEX-RN Test Plan. The first step is conducting a practice analysis that is used to collect data on the current practice of the entry-level nurse (Report of Findings from the 2011 RN Practice Analysis: Linking the NCLEX-RN® Examination to Practice; NCSBN, 2012). Twelve thousand newly licensed registered nurses are asked about the frequency and importance of performing 141 nursing care activities. Nursing care activities are then analyzed in relation to the frequency of performance, impact on maintaining client safety, and client care settings where the activities are performed. This analysis guides the development of a framework for entry-level nursing practice that incorporates specific client needs as well as processes fundamental to the practice of nursing.
Materials: The main goal is early removal of catheter; delegating role to the appropriate personnel (see Appendix C). 2. The measurement before and after implementation of the propose solution (see Appendix C), gathering data from hospital records as it related to incidence of CAUTI over three month, six month and one year-period. Methods: Meeting was head with the administrative personnel and nursing managers to help establish the guidelines for all employees working with patients and educating them on the important of preventing catheterization which leads to CAUTI. The concept of team building will be the central of the discussion of these nursing meetings and coordinate patient care with interdisciplinary action.
A1. Role of Preceptor Anytime that a new nurse is hired into an organization, the new nurse is first paired with an experienced, trained, seasoned nurse, or preceptor, for a certain amount of time. This time frame is called the orientation period. The orientation period is how the preceptor introduces the new nurse to the organization’s policies, procedures, and environment of the particular unit and hospital setting. The preceptor has a job to ensure the new nurse is competent with skills to provided adequate, safe nursing care to patients.
New Grads’ Program in Nursing Summary of the Article I chose the article, “Nurse residency program empowers new grads,” written by a Registered Nurse, Taylor Keasler, about the orientation program for new grad nurses in University of Tennessee Medical Center that she had participated on. According to Taylor, the goal of the program is to bring together the new grad nurses form different schools, with varying degrees and backgrounds into a group that will provide a solid foundation to be able to successfully incorporate knowledge and skills into the nursing field (Keasler, 2013). She elaborated the components of the program such as medical-surgical orientation guidebook, Basic Knowledge Assessment Tool (BKAT); medical-surgical,
My role as a student in higher education and my role as a future healthcare practitioner. Modern day nursing centres on research-based practice and evidence-based health care. According to Naidoo and Wills (2005) the competence of health care personnel is based on their education and knowledge and skills it provides. Contemporary clinical guidelines and practices provide a significant change from the apprenticeship styled learning system of the Florence Nightingale 18th century era. Nursing education has been radically reformed; both in theory and practice to meet up-to-date demands which comprises of rapid technological advancement, cutting edge research and knowledgeable patients who according to Mark, W., and Stanton, M.A.
A guide to taking a patient’s history A.Romero Chamberlain College of Nursing NR 305 Health Assessments March 15, 2014 Introduction The article, “ A guide to taking a patient’s history,” which was written by Hillary Lloyd and Stephen Craig (2007) was published in the Art & Science Journal Volume 22, issue number 13 in December issue 2007 presented a remarkable tool to use as a systemic approach for completing a thorough history taking to any patient in perspective. It is an invaluable component providing a nurse or clinician the necessary information to deliver patient care. The article provided issues such as preparation of the environment as the first part of any history taking process, effective communication, allowing sufficient time and organization are also discussed as useful elements for a complete history of a patient. Summary Taking a history of a patient is the most crucial approach of any interventions by nurses or clinicians. It is the most essential elements of information to guide the clinician the necessary care for the patient.
Curriculum Development Paper Vicky Doss, RN, BSN NUR 588/Developing and Evaluating Educational Programs May 28, 2012 Monie Nuckles MSN, RN, PhD(c) Curriculum Development This paper develops a curriculum to for an educational program to be presented to surgical intensive care (SICU) nursing staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The educational program is based upon a needs assessment done at an earlier time and concluded that the current highest priority need for the unit is documentation. This educational program is being developed in order to help meet rising needs that have been voiced regarding a new documentation system. In a world where electronic medical records are becoming the norm nurses must be understand the significance
UPNG SMHS-BCN MIDWIFERY STRAND EASSY TOPIC: ROLE OF A MIDWIFE Midwifery is a process for caring for women and her baby. Midwife is a person who went to a midwifery training school and has a licence to practice. The role of a midwife is to care for the pregnant mother, during antenatal, labour, postnatal and postpartum. Midwives play an important role to advise on early parenthood, promote normal labour and to avoid complications (Cooper M and Fraser D, 2009).The aim of this paper is to help us the midwives to know our responsibilities and to carry out our roles as expected during our scope of practice as midwives, in treating mothers and babies fair, aim to advice on family planning in which families wanting how many kids they want, spacing their children and knowing the importance of benefits relating to the mother, father, children, community and country as whole (Mola G, 2008). Advice on antenatal visits and its importance like, four visits upwards is regarded as booked antenatal mother, nutrition during pregnancy and childbirth is also a vital role to advise mothers on, like a balanced diet with water to take.
Young Couples Starting a Family One of the most important things a young couple should know when starting a family is the importance of prenatal care. You will want to have regular prenatal visits with your doctor. The doctor will monitor you throughout the pregnancy to make sure that you and the baby are healthy. Your doctor will perform routine exams such as, urine test, ultra-sounds, glucluse testing and blood work throughout the pregnancy. You will want to start taking prenatal vitamins that contain folic acid, calcium, and iron as soon as possible.