The Family Center Care (FCC) is an advance to the planning, delivery and evaluation of health care that is founded in the similarities of partnerships among health care providers, patients, and families. The FCC enables health care practitioners the importance of creating relationships with family members of the patients whether the patient are little children or adults. They recognize that social, emotional and developmental support systems are important aspects to look for in health care. The Family Center Care promotes better outcomes of patient care because families are there to restore self-esteem and control them in a well manner. It leads to better outcomes and it creates better patient and family satisfaction.
University of Phoenix Material Personal Philosophy of Nursing Worksheet I believe that the core of nursing is delivering quality care specific to the needs of patients, families and the surrounding community. This is achieved through education, teaching and listening. I believe that the focus of nursing is centered around caring for the sick and vulnerable. My vision for myself as a nurse is that I will make every decision one that provides an optimal outcome for my patients and their families. I will continue to keep myself educated with the latest updates in nursing to ensure the care I am giving my patients is based on the latest research.
Mid-Columbia’s mission is to lead and act as a catalyst in promoting health for all people. They want to recognize the individual as a whole human being with different needs and to communicate a vision of health and education to upgrade the quality of life in the community environment. They believe it is important to empower people to become partners in their own healthcare. Mid-Columbia’s commitment to meet or exceed expectations of patients and to create an exceptional experience, results in industry leading levels of patient satisfaction (MCMC,
Organization publish health promotion pamphlets to increase patients’ health literacy. Patients that are health literate ask questions about their care and are able to make informed decisions about their care. Evaluation of a health promotion pamphlet includes examination of the content, reading level, and health promotion information. Additionally, health promotion decreases hospital stays and may prevent disease related complications. ).
I talk to my patients and their families about balanced diets, physical activities, fresh air, and having close personal relationships are in regards to health and balance. According to Jordan mindfulness is “as an individual learning process characterized by a heightened awareness of the specific circumstances in a given situation”(2009, p. 168). Mindfulness allows me to deliver safe and effective care to my patients. Being mindful is vital to my nursing practice. “Today’s healthcare environment is turbulent, rapidly presenting nurses with stimuli, interruptions, and competing priorities.
I further believe that my patients should be informed about their illness regardless of what the condition or injury is. The patient should be provided with proper patient education about the illness that includes how to take care for the illness – its process, medications, and how to manage their daily life. The success of the patient’s recovery process could very well depend on the knowledge received. Patient teaching can be the key to teaching patients how to live a long productive
Nurses and doctors need to involve the patients and family members in their care from day one. Providing complete education to the patients on their diagnosis and treatment with a guarantee of patient and family understanding will help to keep the family more involved after the patient is discharged. Support from family will aide in the compliance of the patient with their medication treatment. Besides family support there are many resources available that patients can utilize. Instruments that can aide as resources for medication compliance included, but are not limited to, “written or verbal instructions on medication use, increased communication from automated telephone calls to family intervention, dosage reminders printed on drug packaging and increased convenience of care such as job-site pharmacies” ( Compliance; efforts to improve medication use fall flat, 2003).
Personal goals is something everyone in the health care relationship is going to have; like the physician saving time, or the patient needing reassurance. Personal goals can be very important when trying to understand a patient and their needs. I feel that knowing one’s personal goals, you can get a better understanding of that person. Interdependence is also very important because it looks at things leading up to the health care conversation, like the receptionist that is very cold and not friendly. That one receptionist can change the whole mood of the patient, which continuing on into the visit with the physician.
Health Promotion in Nursing Practice Kimberly Smith Grand Canyon University NRS-429V June 22, 2014 The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health promotion as, “the process of enabling people to increase control over and to improve their health.” (WHO, 2014) Health is not just the absence of any signs and symptoms of disease, it is considered to be maintenance of a total state of wellness at a physical, mental and social level. Health promotion and prevention enables patients to make healthy decisions and lifestyle changes through education and awareness. Improving health and the quality of life, is the primary goal of health promotion and prevention. There are three levels involved in the health promotion and prevention process of care. They are primary, secondary and tertiary levels of care.
Introduction ‘Staying Healthy’ is the new mantra of people young and old and there is an ever increasing pressure on Healthcare Organisations and Governments to provide quality health care to the community they serve. There is growing awareness among people with regards to healthy practices that help one to remain guarded against many of the diseases related to the modern life style. People now actively participate in ‘Self Care’ and this has led to attempts in moving point of care from the clinic/physician’s office to the patient’s home (Prabhu, Iyappan, Healthcare, & TCS). With this healthcare transformation, people are now proactively participating and performing their own responsibilities at their fingertips through wearable devices and