I decided to choose one of my junior staff nurse as my learner. Hana (not real name), she is qualified State registered nurse (SRN) from Private Nursing College. She has been working in our hospital for six month and her appointment has been confirmed as staff nurse in organization. Hana look familiar with the ward facilities and common procedure in ward such as receive new admission, transfer out patient, writing nursing report and assist doctor whenever needed. Hana show interest in learning and willing to be my learner for the purpose of these assignment.
Comparison Both baccalaureate degree and associate degree in nursing play an important role in patient care but in two different ways. The associate nurses are practically very involved with patient bed side care. The associate nurses administer medications, do the treatment and very involved with discharge teaching. The baccalaureate degree nurses will go deeper in patient education and care plans. Baccalaureate degree nurse (BSN): a nurse with a four year academic degree offered from senior colleges and universities that include general education requirements along with courses that provide a broad liberal arts background in addition to clinical nursing courses (Gooding, 2005).
Personal Philosophy of Nursing As a Registered Nurse and a Health Care Provide, I impact and influence patients and the people around me. It is important to know what your philosophy is and how you integrate that into how you care for and work with people. In my paper, I want to write about why I became a nurse, what I believe about nursing and where I think the profession is headed. Choice of Nursing I worked in health care for several years prior to becoming a nurse. My first health care job was as a pharmacy tech in a retail pharmacy.
Nursing care is provided to every patient under the direction of a Registered Nurse which has the responsibility and accountability for the assessment, nursing interventions, delegations to PCA’s (Patient Care Assistant). For instance, nurses can delegate to PCA’s or unlicensed staff to take vital signs, to draw blood, to bathe patients, patient ambulation, etc. The manager has the responsibilities to maintain qualified staff to perform all the tasks, also is responsible for the overall budget, performance improvement, staff retention, etc. The delegation from charge nurse is going to depend on the floors where they work. Some floors allow the charge nurse to take up to two patients, and others, charge nurses only supervise and help other nurses as necessary.
A Comparison of the Professional Roles of Nurses In this paper, the nurse’s unique role in providing inter-professional care, patient care quality and safety, cost effective healthcare, and care to diverse patient populations will be investigated. A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), J.W. and a Nurse Educator, M.,H., were interviewed, their roles as nurses were analyzed using provided protocol to discuss the difference between research and quality improvement, also how informatics affect the quality of patient care. The two specialties based on the individual interviews will be compared and a copy of both interviews will be incorporated into the paper. Lastly, a reflection of findings will be discussed as to how nurses could contribute the information from the two interviews into their own professional growth and development.
Clinical nurse specialist, nurse anesthetists, midwives, nurse practitioners and public health nurses are all issued their certificates from the board of nursing as well (ANA, 2012). Some of the different rolls a nurse my take on include, staff or charge nurse, nurse manager, nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist. Settings where a nurse may practice may include the county health department, home health agency, hospital, schools, nursing homes or private practice (ANA.2012). Regardless of the title or setting, the registered nurse’s practice is governed by the
All over the world there are doctors and nurses. Did you know that there are many types of nurses? I’m going to tell you about Licensed Practical Nurses. They are the people who help elderly people with their daily lives. They are the people who bring you into the exam room when you visit your doctor, or maybe they help the mother who is in labor.
Three years later she completed the baccalaureate nursing program with honors. She took her first nursing job at the University of Kentucky Hospital working in the trauma intensive care unit. By working in this critical care setting, she learned an immense deal of knowledge, critical thinking, collaboration, and the necessary decision making skills to become a more effective nurse. In this position, she also learned that the patients look up to the nurse not only to treat them but to educate and provide support to them and their family members. After being a nurse and working in this area for six years, she then contemplated of taking her education to the next level.
RNs also manage and assign tasks to licensed practical nurses and nursing assistants. And they also advise and provide emotional support for patients and their families. There are a number of educational programs available to become a RN. According to the article “Nursing Job Descriptions”, “the main degree programs are hospital diploma, associates degree in nursing,
My personal belief is that what you give to your patients will come back to you. It has guided me to do my best in my everyday job and duties as a nurse. As a nurse caring for, not only sick patients, but also fellow people, coworkers, new graduates, and agency nurses who have never worked in the units before. I help them to familiarize their environment by