Person Centered Care HCA333: Introduction to Long Term Care (BTJ1227A) Instructor Debra Storlie Tinel C. Virgil July 9, 2012 During the course of this paper I will summarize key points made by the author concerning patient-centered care. I will answer the following questions: Why is this form of care important? How does it affect outcomes? How can we overcome obstacles to the adoption of these culture-change practices? I will also discuss a several barriers/challenges to implementing person-centered care in nursing homes, and in addition to person-centered care practices mentioned in the article, I will identify two other examples of person-centered care practices.
Unit Seven Workbook Assignment Chapter 12: Diseases and Conditions of the Reproductive System SYPHILIS A patient has been diagnosed with syphilis. The practice has printed instructions for patients diagnosed with this condition. The physician has instructed you to provide the patient with the printed information and to review it with her. How do you approach this patient-teaching opportunity? I would emphasize to the patient that with Syphilis infection, taking the prescribed course of antibiotics until completion is important.
University of Phoenix Material Appendix A: Matrix of Theoretical Models Theoretical Model | Description of Theoretical Model | Type of health care change situation where model best applies | Kurt Lewin’s change theory | Kurt Lewin’s change theory model describes three stages of change that involves the freezing stage, the moving stage, and the refreezing stage (Ngozi, 2010). During the unfreezing stage, the nurse recognizes the need for change, creating awareness and beginning the process of accepting the imminent change. This step involves making nurses gain understanding on their daily activities, unlearn their bad habits, and expose themselves to new methods of attaining the objectives. This stage involves searching a method to make it possible for people abandon an old pattern that was inefficient. In the second stage, moving, the nurse accepts the need for change and implements the change.
Week 1 Assignment: Organizational Analysis – Shadowing Plan Submit Assignment by 0800 Monday of Week 2. Name: Date: April 12, 2014 Overview: Organizational Analysis The major assignment for this course is analysis of your organization. You will study and report on its structure, processes, and nurse leaders. To get a glimpse of the roles and responsibilities of a nurse leader, meet with a BSN nurse leader at least two levels above your current position* in your organization and request opportunities to observe some of the tasks the nurse leader directs. Obviously, there are situations in which you will not be able to observe or participate in meetings or other events or tasks, but you should be able to work with the nurse leader to schedule
C2. Steps Analyzing the system must be done first for a successful development and for a new system adoption to take place. Team building and having each team identify lists of errors that they see in the system are part of the pre steps in FMEA process. They must then prioritize and address in order of importance the documented errors lists from staff. In this step, they evaluate the hospital data to compare the about conscious sedation medication administration process before the revision of the current policy took place.
Training of all health care staff will be provided by Angela D Gay RN, Program Developer. The Director of the Urban Ministries Clinic will remain giving oversight and being overseer. The senior staff nurse/charge nurse will be responsible for assuring patients are being screened for communicable diseases and that follow appointments are being made to continue success within the community. One of the participating nurses will be selected to collect and tally the quality of the questionnaires on an ongoing basis. As each client comes into the clinic they will sign in and complete history.
To conclude, BHT will reduce complications and prolonged VA life compared to usual practice of RLT provided that the dialysis staff and patients should be educated on BHT and correct timing for changing from sharp to blunt needles. The problem of infected VA can be overcome by training of the dialysis staff about this procedure and after attending the course, they must do eco-training to other clinical staff and
Health teaching is extremely important with patients with GERD to prevent reflux and complications. Develop a health teaching plan for your patient with GERD. Please note that all of the health teaching would also be relevant to the acute care of the client in the hospital. Highlight on your plan what should be included on your worksheet in the hospital, e.g. explain side effects of meds.-5 * Health Teaching for a patient with GERD would include: -Lifestyle modifications/Teaching the patient to avoid factors that aggravate symptoms.
I also have a duty off care to tell a senior member off staff (E.g staff nurse, sister/charge nurse) if I notice that there may be a problem with a patients health or anything I am concerned about. 2. Explain expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards. I am expected to Keep myself up to date with the latest off training and updates so I know the latest in skills development and practise off care. there are many different training opportunity to keep myself up to date with, I.e Infection prevention control, which in a hospital environment is extremely important to help prevent the risk off infection to both us as staff and the patients we provide care too.
Implementing Change on a Mental Health Unit Kaplan University Leadership and Management in the Changing Health Care Environment NU420 Melvina Brandau, RN MS October 25, 2011 Implementing Change on a Mental Health Unit The purpose of this paper is to describe the procedure for performing the necessary steps in safety checks prior to admission to the acute psychiatric nursing unit, in order to provide the safest and least restrictive environment for all patients, visitors, and staff. This paper will also provide details of a change that has recently taken place on the unit. Inpatient care on an acute psychiatric nursing unit focuses on rapid assessment and stabilization of the patients. The procedure of safety checks begins at the time the patient is admitted to the unit. The following is the procedure which has been initiated for completing a safety check.