Effective communication is important to get information from patient or staffs. Actually experience, skill, condition of the patient, health care environment, and the system of communication plays an important role for the treatment of the patient. Communication skills are crucial in the health care setting. Usually right after we visit the patient for the first time, we can figure out his or her mood and general health condition. According to that we can investigate the problem and take action to resolve it.
Running Head: TASK 4, EMERGENCY RESPONSE Task 4, Emergency Response Mary Louise Mattas, RN Western Governors University HAT1: Community Health Nursing June 2, 2012 During a man-made or natural disaster it is imperative that major public health personnel respond to the incident. Each responder has an important role and coordination of these roles is crucial to the success and organization of the operation. A Public Health Incident Command System must be established rapidly and functions as the nucleus of the operation. The Incident Command System will define roles and responsibilities of key public health personnel. Key roles within the Public Health Incident Command System are the Incident Commander, Public Information Officer, Liaison Officer, Operations Section Chief, Planning Section Chief, Logistics Section Chief and Finance/Administration Section Chief and Public Health Group including the Community Health Nurse.
If I have any concerns whatsoever regarding the management of infectious diseases in the workplace, I should contact line / project manager, whom will then seek professional advice. All employees must also observe general precautions, other rules specific to a particular work activity must also be observe red. Roles and responsibilities of personnel in relation to infection control. Explain employers’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection. It is the responsibility of the employer to provide employees with information on such policies, as well as ensure all employees receive sufficient training where necessary.
Strategic planning: a challenge in healthcare administration Mary Luz Ramirez Strategic planning: a challenge in healthcare administration Strategic planning is the design, development and implementation of operational plans by the organizations, with the intention of achieving objectives and goals. These plans can be short, medium or long term. (Team FME., 2013). According to Buchbinder, & Shanks, (2012):” strategic planning is the process of identifying a desired future state for an organization and a means to achieve it”. Before implementing a strategic planning program is necessary that all the organization’s members will be involved in it to have the desire to fulfill the goals to be achieved.
St. John’s Hospital took immediate action towards the cleaning staff as well as the information systems administration team to ensure this type of breach, or others do not happen again in the future. To begin the process, first a plan needs to be created by the management team to determine the best course of action to mitigate future breaches. The issues that need to be addressed include the actions of the cleaning staff, role of employees and action needed by the Information Systems team. After a breach has been identified, the entire health records process is scrutinized to eliminate any future errors. A management team from the hospital is assembled to determine consensus based standards for the organization as well as the specific department.
Managers, Managers of health and social care settings have a particular responsibility to ensure that the care setting is safe for patients, service users, visitors and members of staff. They do this by ensuring that an up-to-date infection control policy is written up and includes the roles and responsibilities of all staff in relation to the prevention of infection and what to do if there was an outbreak of infectious disease. They also need
Ensure suitable management is in place to provide adequate welfare facilities. The general logistics of running the site safely needs to be paramount . e.g. time , cost Howard Kennedy 20851018 Roles and responsibilities Page 2 CDM Coordinator To liaise with all parties involved about the health and safety issues of the project . Advise H.S.E of the project Investigate the capabilities of the chosen contractor and ensure they are fully capable of carrying out the work in a way to conform with health and safety regulations.
The Importance of Proper Chart Documentation Introduction One of the most important things you will do in your job in the healthcare profession is charting. Charting is the way healthcare professionals communicate a patient’s weight, height, condition, medication, and past medical history. As soon as you walk in a doctor’s office, hospital, or any medical facility charting begins from the moment you sign in. Only healthcare professionals that are certified, licensed, or registered to chart should do so. There are three reasons proper chart documentations are important: to avoid lawsuits, keep accurate medical information for patient, and to maintain proper communication from one professional to another.
Upon arrival to any scene the Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee (JRCALC 2013) encourage a step-wise approach be taken. Initially the crew should asses the scene for adequate access and egress both for the crew and there equipment, if required. The Ambulance crew will need establish if the patient is a time critical patient, these areas should be assessed using a stepwise approach such as the CABC method (Appendix 1) (JRCALC 2013). During the initial assessment an estimate of consciousness should also be determined using the AVPU approach (appendix 2) (JRCALC 2013). Once the initial or primary assessment is covered a detailed secondary survey can then be carried out in order to gain a more in-depth overview of the patient.
Not only is it important for healthcare providers to construct and implement a treatment plans, but also to involve patients in medical decision making about their treatment. To determine effectiveness, healthcare providers must assess how treatment of the illness effects the patient in addition to their own evaluation of treatment. The dictionary definitions of effective are (a) adequate to accomplish a purpose, producing the intended or expected result; (b) in operation or in force, functioning; (c) producing a deep or vivid impression; (d) prepared and available for service; and (e) a member of the armed forces fit for duty or active service (“Effective”, n.d. a). According to Stedman’s Medical Dictionary (2006), the medical definitions of effective are (a) the extent to which a treatment achieves its intended purpose; (b) A measure of the accuracy or success of a diagnostic or therapeutic technique when carried out in an average clinical environment. According to Wikipedia (n.d. b), the usage of effective includes (a) mathematics, can be used as a synonym of