Clinical Judgement Essays and Term Papers

  • Framework Definition

    doctrine Judgement in nursing The process of judgement involves integrating different aspects of information (which may be about a person, object or situation) to arrive at an overall evaluation (Maule, 2001). In nursing this could be considered as the process of using different types of clinical information...

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  • Nursing

    I will be looking at the theory of decision making and how it was used in making a clinical decision. My main focus will be on the reflective cycle developed by Gibbs (1988) which I will apply to the clinical decision I wish to reflect upon. I am an experienced staff nurse and have worked...

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  • Risk Management

    applied by a clinical team within a tiered approach to risk assessment can enhance clinical judgement. This will contribute to effective and safe service delivery. Risk assessment is a vital element in the process of clinical assessment. It enables psychiatrists to reach a reasoned judgement on the level...

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  • The Accountable Nurse Practitioner

    justify why specific care was given in a particular way, (Royal College of Nursing, 2008). And they are required to use their professional knowledge, judgement and skills to make decisions continually throughout their practice, to allow them to exercise best practice (NMC, 2008). Professional, ethical and...

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  • Long Range Career

    listening e. discriminative listening | 2 sets | 4 | reflects an orientation toward attending to the full message of a speaker before coming to judgement | 2 sets | 5 | 8.1-8. two committee members make significantly different recommendations for the date and format of the company's annual picnic...

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  • Mentoring and Assessing

    practice in order to provide a more patient centred service. Accordingly, the present culture needed to adapt in a way as to encourage and strengthen clinical leadership and develop a workforce seeking to innovate and continuously improve through learning and research (Department of Health, 2005). Such...

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  • Nursing: Essential Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes

    knowledge, skills and attitudes to make sound judgement and decisions. This essay describes some of the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes of nursing and discusses why they are essential attributes of a competent nurse. Nursing knowledge and clinical skills These are obvious essentials for nursing...

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  • Nursing

    (Neckline and Kenworthy, 2000) Assessment is a critical element of the mentoring process as Duffy (2004) explain “mentors must ensure that assessment of clinical skills does occur as required passing students who should have failed or in the hope that they will improve later puts patients at risk” The purpose...

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  • Patricia Benner

    For the purpose of this essay, the primary focus will be the role of the mentor/tutor in relation to the student nurse and applying this to my first clinical experience on the surgical ward. The mentor has invaluable knowledge to help the student nurse build on their skills, utilizing the mentor’s knowledge...

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  • Patient Centred Care

    poorly managed blood sugar levels, the necessity of pain control during post-operative care for Josie, the implementation of Tanner's model of clinical Judgement and lastly but not the least, a summary of Josie's progress note. Diabetes and blood glucose control As Diabetes Mellitus is closely connected...

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  • Carper's Pattern of Knowing

    patient will be made. Finally the significance and value of it will be discussed, with specific referance to: skilled clinical judgement, involvement, patient advocacy, and clinical learning about larger populations. CINAHL and Medline were the basic data bases u sed for this literature review. Results:...

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  • Enacting Professional Caring

    Introduction A nurse’s clinical assessments, skills and intuition into a patient’s condition will help keep them on the path of continued recovery. This recovery process can be enhanced or deterred by nursing interventions. This requires the nurse to be a proficient clinician in recognizing signs and...

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  • Discuss the Risk Factor Approach to Studying the Development of Offender Behaviour

    There are 3 types of Risk Assessment; clinical, actuarial and adjusted actuarial. Clinical judgement is the oldest of the three. Psychiatrists and social workers make predictions of the risk of an individual engaging in some type of criminal behaviour based on a clinical interview and collateral information...

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  • Heart Failure

    wHaT IS CHRONIC HEaRT faIlURE? Chronic heart failure (CHF) is a complex clinical syndrome that can result from any structural or functional cardiac or non-cardiac disorder that impairs the ability of the heart to respond to physiological demands for increased cardiac output. Chronic heart failure is...

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  • Waterlow Essay

    tool’s ease of use meant assessing Mr Adams’s Waterlow score was straightforward; however as Judy (1985) states due to its simplicity professional judgement should also be used to determine a patient risk status. This includes extrinsic factors that are not listed in the tool, for example the length of...

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  • Facilitation of Learning

    to give her a detailed orientation of the unit and provided her with an induction pack. Recent research suggests that an effective orientation to a clinical placement can help students feel relaxed and promotes motivation for learning through early identification of learning objectives (Worrall 2007). ...

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  • subcut injections

    an understanding of a range of evaluation and feedback processes and strategies that develop student learning in practice will be demonstrated. Clinical experience plays a vital role in the development of nursing students learning, and provides the opportunity for students to practice the theory they...

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  • Nurse

    application of research evidence based practice to enable patients and the public to improve and sustain their health and well being. The CHN provides a clinical and professional leadership role and is responsible for the delivery of high quality rights based care and interventions to the population across...

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  • 5 Star Doctor

    things are, having the right qualities, commendable, morally excellent, virtuous, kind and benevolent, agreeable, amiable, reliable, soundless of judgement and practical wisdom. For me a good doctor should have the right qualities such as knowledge, emphathy and philosophy. First a good doctor should...

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    patient engaging in delusional fantasies about his or her abilities or achievements. Many manic episodes also manifest as impulsiveness and poor judgement that drives the patient to risky behaviors and reckless activities without considering the consequences, such as, spending sprees and extramarital...

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