Magnet hospitals have brought improved patient care, patient satisfaction along with nursing satisfaction to the forefront by using systems that foster evidence based practice (Saver, 2006). The use of evidence practice will only help further along the profession of nursing. Using EVP will help nurses provide improved patient care, better patient outcomes, improved nurse satisfaction and maintain credibility as a profession. Nursing has made great achievements in the last century that has lead to the recognition of nursing as an
A BSN trained nurse is prepared for leadership roles in the healthcare field, either as a clinical leader/manager or as a research assistant. Furthermore the BSN prepares the nurse for the challenges ahead with an aging population and changes in the healthcare industry as a whole. It is also statistically shown that nurses prepared at the BSN level have better patient outcomes and lower mortality rates The BSN serves to “create more highly educated nursing workforce in the interest of improving patient safety and providing enhanced nursing care” (Rosseter 2012.) The patients receive the best care possible when the nursing workforce is trained at a higher level. Human
The call to form the primary care workers, including advanced practice registered nurses, especially nurse practitioners. The call to build the primary care workforce, will increase as access to coverage, service settings, and services will increase under ACA. Nurses are good in assisting transition from hospital to home, preventing medication error and reducing rates of infection. In short the product of the report if followed, would rise the number of nurse practitioners and doctorate level nurses to deliver health care treatment for some patient who are looking for treatment and are unable to find a health care provider ready to take
More hospitals want to achieve the Magnet Recognition Status. This program recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice. Consumers rely on Magnet designation as the ultimate credential for high quality nursing. (ancc.org) Due to today’s advancements in technology and the complexity of diseases the demand for higher quality nurses is overwhelming. Critical thinking is the core of education and must be evaluated as an outcome when evaluating nursing education.
Basically when a nurse does assessment, he or she comes up with a diagnosis, this diagnosis helps the nurse to better treat the patient. Baccalaureate nurses have better academic standings to come up with the proper diagnosis, which in turn will help the patient get the right and proper treatment. Baccalaureate nurses are also good planners in patient care, after the assessment and diagnosis, the planning of the patient care takes place, since baccalaureate have a higher knowledge and skills the plan efficiently on how to carry patients which honestly overshadows the associate degree nurse’s ways of planning patient care. Implementation or rather execution of the work itself takes a vital role too, the Baccalaureate take a upper hand in the patient care since they have the right knowledge than the associate degree nurses .Finally, after all is said and done, evaluation of the whole processes of patient care is carried to determine if indeed the optimum goal of patient treatment was a achieved. Baccalaureate nurses due to their education and evidenced based approach on tackling patient’s issues, they do a better evaluation on patients than their counterpart, associate degree nurses.
Influence of Evidence-Based Practice Evidence-based practice developed to facilitate a higher quality of care and the best patient outcomes. The nursing practice no longer relies on traditions of the past, or trial and error methods, but based on direct responses to the individual needs of the patient (Black, 2011). An evidence- based practice relies on using the best available research discoveries to guide the decision- making process to specific clinical situations. Applying an evidence-based practice for some nurses will be a challenge; it is a new way of thinking and practicing nursing. As the health care system struggles to provide access to care for all people in a cost-effective manner, calls for a much needed change.
This new plan will positively affect the finances of Ashford General Hospital. This will increase the patient population due to high patient satisfaction, increased qualified and stable nursing staff as well as increased funding provided by communities for education funding. This new plan will prevent the increased utilization of outsourcing in healthcare which poses a variety of ethical and strategic problems by the growing use of per diem contract "paragraph" to provide patient care services in place of the hospital's regular healthcare team, whose salaries and benefits often represent significant portions of institutional budgets
According to Discover Nursing, with the world population is living longer and needing more care, the healthcare field is one of the best places to get a job, and will likely stay that way for many years to come. This is a very assuring reason to pursue a job as a RN. It is almost guaranteed that there will always be jobs out there. The growth of RNs is expected to be faster than average. There is expected to be a change in the number of nurses working in hospitals.
Banner tries to do their best to provide many career options for nurses in order to try and deflect any issues with nursing shortages or staffing difficulties. For many years Banner Health has been known for being the cream of the crop in healthcare and a career advancement to there as a nurse is something nurses strive towards. This organization gives nurses many opportunities to advance and enhance their careers while working through Banner Health by providing continuing clinical education, tuition reimbursement, and scholarships or grants (Banner Health, 2015). Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center has been named one of the top 100 hospitals to work for by Nursing Professionals magazine ("Stretching Targets," 2009, p. 10). For Banner Health they have a unique vision for their nurses.
Associate Degree Nurses vs Bachelor Degree Nurses Grand Canyon University: NRS-430V-0501 April 19, 2015 The digressions in the competency of nurses with an associate-degree in nursing and a bachelor-degree in nursing might be puzzling due to the various educational pathways available to become a nurse. Understanding the history of the varied programs available aid in a better understanding of factors that influence nursing education. Nursing programs at all levels offer multiple programs that will offer a student one or more nursing credentials (Creasia, J.L. & Friberg, E., 2011). Nurse leaders have always argued the importance of higher education for nurses.