Av: Doctors are responsible for prescribing medication. Managers are responsible for proving training, policy and procedures in handling and administrating medication, the staff team are responsible for giving and making sure that the service users are taking the medication. The service user is responsible for ensuring that they follow the medication guidance by the doctor. Avi: You can obtain information by asking friends, family, GP or any other people involved with the care of the service user. Medication can be obtained via GP.
They should know and understand the type they have and seek advice. GP and hospitals can provide specialist incontinence advisers they can provide information on products, behavioural therapy, medical or surgery. Be able to support the use of equipment to manage continence 1. Recommended equipment for the individual The continence nurse give the individual information about equipment available for continence they will also advise you on how to help the individual with continence. Staff training, care plans, fellow colleagues and senior member will also be able to advise both the individual and yourself on equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities for being an ultrasound technician are very interesting but also demanding. For example, preparing patients for procedures by taking a patients history and answering any questions about the procedure. Record findings and also keep track of patient’s records. Also have to apply a gel to aid the sound waves’ ability to show the inside of the body. Recognizing the difference between normal and abnormal Images.
They may have tasks that include cleaning the exam rooms, setting up instruments and equipment as well as cleaning the sterilizer according to the maintenance schedule. Assistants may also be responsible for greeting patients, answering the phones, managing payroll, performing data entry and scheduling patient appointments. Clinical duties may include keeping a record of patient’s medical history and vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to the patient and answering question that the patients may have. They may be required to help elderly patients with the removal of shoes as well as helping to put their shoes on and may have to help the patients move around the exam area. Assistants are responsible for preparing the patient for procedures by giving a foot bath and clipping toe nails as well as bandaging the patient’s feet.
HSC 375: Administer medication to individuals Handout: Standard precautions HSC 375 K4 Standard precautions for a wide range of activities have been developed by practitioners in response to years of research. They address the correct, safe way to administer medication to ensure the efficacy of the activity from both the recipient’s and practitioner’s view point. These precautions contribute to reducing stress, distress and discomfort for the recipient and try to achieve the objectives of the treatment in a reasonable time frame. Contra indications for treatments are factored in, as well as the awareness of potential side effects. In order to prevent infection, and injury it may be necessary for the worker to wear personal protective clothing (ppc).
3. Compare ways to establish the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of an individual (2.2.1) By speaking to and asking the individual themselves Reading the care plan Gather information through speaking to family, friends and others who know them well Speak to other health professionals involved in their care 4. Describe the factors to consider when promoting effective communication (2.2.2) Factors to consider include the individual’s cultural and religious beliefs. Whether they need communication aids such as a pen and paper to write things down or other visual aids. Are they wearing their glasses and/or hearing aids?
2. Guidelines for nurses when measuring vital sign: * Nurses Responsibility/ Delegation- The assessment, measurement and monitoring of vital signs are important skills for all health care practitioners. In many instances vital signs will be assessed, measured and monitored by health care assistants and nursing students, under the direction and supervision of a RN or RPN. However, nurses at this point must meet the nursing practice and standards set by CNO on delegations. * Equipment- Medical devices are suitable for use with infants, children and young people and are appropriate for setting where they are to be used.
Some of the ways I can show this are; • Complaint procedure; When a service user wants to make a complaint I have to explain to them the procedure, support them in how to complete the complaint and give feedback about the result whilst maintaining confidentiality. • Service user’s support plans are regularly reviewed and updated to take into account any changes to the service user’s health, needs and wishes or any updates from any appointments, such as medication review, dental appointment, optician’s appointments, epilepsy review etc. • Maintaining confidentiality by storing support plans securely. • Various planned activities; Activities are devised by what the service user themselves would like to participate in, these are put on to a personal activity programme but it is still the service user’s choice on the day if they wish to take part in these activities. • Offering choices; Staff members are there to offer choices regarding what the service user wishes to wear or what they would like to eat.
Case Study 2 Civ) a range of approaches to help indivual make informed choices can be creating flash cards and other communication aids to help a person to understand the questions t is all about furnishing them with all the facts so they can make an informed choice. Cv) Different ways to help an indivual challenge decisions made by others such as medical practitioners, social workers and family members is to knowing key working skills, ensuring the service user understands letters or appointments accompanying them to appointments where you have gained permission to do so.Also to stand your ground for those less assertive due to age/learning disability or infirmity. Always make things clear as you go along to make sure you don’t confuse or mislead anyone and always respect their wishes in their best interest. Cvi) Possible consequences if the person views of others such as medical practitioners, social workers and family members are allowed to influence the choices
It gives the therapist the opportunity to carefully assess the case history before committing to a course of action. In many circumstances it allows him to gain a complete picture of the client’s situation and also gives him time to make any enquiries he may subsequently need to make, having first sought the client’s permission. Contacting the GP is often a vital requirement and the hypnotherapist should always bear in mind the importance of building good relationships with professionals who are in a position to help with a satisfactory outcome for the client. Determining the effects of drugs that the client may have been prescribed and how they could effect treatment may require research and is an initial part of the preliminary process. It is possible that it is not until some time after the initial interview that the hypnotherapist can make the final decision whether or not to