The preceptor has a job to ensure the new nurse is competent with skills to provided adequate, safe nursing care to patients. The preceptor has to wear many hats with the new nurse such as role model, educator, friend, confidant, and socializer. The preceptor must observe the new nurse and evaluate the skills of the nurse. Ideally the preceptor will explain a process or skill, demonstrate it, and then watch as the new nurse demonstrates as it is performed independently. Precepting involves a commitment on both the preceptor and the new nurse.
The nurse must execute this process through selection, performance, management and evaluation of nursing actions. The nurse is responsible for assessing the health status of the patients. The RN is a provider for health counseling and teaching patients. The nurse is responsible for administering medications, treatments, and other health regimens that are ordered by a licensed provider. With the practice of the scope of RN, there are also standards that every RN needs to follow.
Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice Know how to address dilemmas that may arise between an individuals rights and the duty of care Know how to recognise and handle comments and complaints Know how to recognise and handle incidents errors and Duty of Care is defined simply as a legal obligation to Always act in the best interest of individuals and others Not act or fail to act in a way that results in harm Act within your competence and not take on anything you do not believe you can safely do. As a care worker you owe a duty of care to the people you support your colleagues your employer yourself and the public interest. Everyone has a duty of care – it is not something that you can opt out of.
It is important to remain completely professional at all times because you are performing a duty of care. If a staff member has any issues they should be discussed directly with a manager as soon as possible, so the best standard of work can be carried out. Outcome 2 Be able to reflect on own work activities 1. In my role as a carer it is important to reflect on activities in the work place because we can assess what activities certain service users enjoyed or didn’t enjoy, and that helps create more suitable activities for the service users in the future, experiencing different activities can teach me new skills like how to work with service users that have less mobility, or have difficulty understanding complicated tasks. Reflecting on
These are in place not only to protect and guide individuals, but also their families, friends, their property, work colleagues, your employer and yourself. Working in care you are accountable for your own work and to take responsibility for maintaining & improving your knowledge skills. Keep accurate and up to date records and protect confidential information. Safeguarding individuals from harm or being treated unfairly. Understand that people have the right to make choices, help them to remain independent, fulfilling their lives.
Unit 4223-001 Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings (SHC 22) 1.1 Duties I must complete as part of my role as a Midwifery Support Worker are making routine observations, ensuring stock and stationary levels are maintained, provide parent education and breastfeeding support, prepare equipment and clean and stock delivery rooms after deliveries. My responsibilities are to ensure that notes and records are updated accurately and efficiently, to ensure equipment is clean and ready to be used, to make sure the correct and up to date advice is given to new parents, I follow current guidelines and to make sure rooms are efficiently cleaned to prevent infection control. 1.2 Standards that influence the way my role is carried out are guidelines laid down by National Midwifery Council, NHS employee standards and National Occupational Standards and Clinical Skills governance.The NHS is regulated by the CQC (Care Quality Commission),they regulate against the Essential Standards for Quality and Safety which directly link to regulations within the Health and Social Care Act 2008. They look at what you do. Other standards that you need to be aware of are the ‘Health and Care Professions Council, these look at your professionalism.
This is based around each individual and their careplan so the care i give is individual to them. I assist with personal hygiene, toileting and administer medication. As much as i enjoy assisting clients i always encourage them to be as independent as possible by letting them plan their day and making own choices. Also providing the clients with a welcoming and friendly environment will make all the difference to the person settling in. This provides stability for them and a sense of belonging.
Though not all of these characteristics apply, “the practice of caring is central to nursing” (Current Nursing, 2012, para. 2). Documentation is an essential portion of providing safe, quality care for the patient. It allows the nurse to describe what is being done with the patient, what needs to be done, and what the goals are for that individual, much like that described by Watson. Components of good documentation are the same as Watson’s theory and nursing process; assessment, plan of action, intervention, and evaluation.
Carla Poston Initial Post TD #2 Nurse Leadership Nursing requires strong, consistent and knowledgeable leaders who inspire others, are visible, and support professional nursing practice. Leadership is an essential element for quality professional practice environments where nurses can provide quality nursing care. Key attributes of a nurse leader include being a(n): advocate for quality care, collaborator, articulate communicator, mentor, risk taker, role model and visionary (Stanley, 2006). The nurse leader has an obligation to their clients, be it patients under their direct care, on their unit or the caregivers under his/her management, to demand practice environments that have the organizational and human support allocations
In recent years, the responsibility has been transferred to the nurse to manage the patient’s environment in order to promote the patient’s recovery. Every patient deserves to be treated with respect and dignity no matter what their social or political standing may