"Critical Care Nursing" Essays and Research Papers

  • Critical Care Nursing

    CRITICAL THINKING IN NURSING Critical thinking is defined as a reasonable, reflective thinking that is focused on deciding what to believe or do (Baker 1996).. It is an attitude of inquiry that involves the use of facts, principles, theories, abstractions, deductions, interpretations, and evaluation of arguments (Matthews, Gual 1979). The National League of Nursing anticipated the need to move from the nursing process to critical thinking in 1983 when it emphasized that nursing graduates should...

    Critical thinking, Nurse, Nursing 728  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan

    Nursing Critique Since the early 1900’s nurses have been trying to improve and individualise patient care. In the 1970s this became more structured when the nursing process was introduced by the general nursing council (GNC), (Lloyd, Hancock & Campbell, 2007) .By doing this their intentions were to try and understand the patient in order to give them the best care possible (Cronin & Anderson, 2003). Through the nursing process philosophy care plans were written for patients. It was understood...

    Narcolepsy, Nursing, Nursing care plan 1803  Words | 5  Pages

  • Critical Thinking and Its Relevance in Nursing Practice

    An Essay On Critical Thinking and its Relevance in Nursing Practice By: Graham Ochieng On 4th December, 2012 Abstract The practice of nursing has continually evolved from conventional caretaking to one that calls for a qualified practitioner to posses’ excellent critical thinking skills. This evolution has largely been brought about by the number of reported mishandling of patients by nurses. To counter this trait, the concept of critical thinking was inculcated...

    Critical thinking, Logic, Nurse 1639  Words | 5  Pages

  • Missed Nursing Care, Staffing, and Patient Falls

    Missed Nursing Care, Staffing, and Patient Falls Grand Canyon University Nursing Research Nursing:433-V Angie Lawson, RN March 9, 2014 Introduction Patient safety is a concern in the hospital setting. Missed nursing care due to high nurse patient ratios, or staffing issues leads to patient falls. Patient falls tend to be a big issue and expensive matter for hospitals nationwide. This paper will focus on a qualitative research article regarding missed nursing care, staffing, and patient...

    Florence Nightingale, Hospital, Nurse 780  Words | 3  Pages

  • Family Nursing Care Plan

    Family Health Problem | Family Nursing Problem | Goal of Care | Objective of Care | Nursing Intervention | Method of Family Contact | Resources Required | 1. Malnutrition as health deficit. | Inability to recognize the presence of malnutrition due to lack of knowledge. | After the intervention, the family will be able to recognize the problem. | After the nursing Intervention, the family will be able to plan and prepare balanced meals within the family’s budget.After the intervention, the family...

    Family, Health, Health care 1080  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan

    Nursing Care Plan Assessment equals Data Collection + Analysis | Nursing Diagnosis – Actual/Potential | Nursing Goal(SMART) | Nursing Interventions/ActionsInclude Rationale/Reference | Evaluation | Female Age : 85Code status: Full Code initially but changed to DNR on 14/Jan-2012Primary diagnosis: PancytopeniaReason for Hospital Admission: Fall at home. Allergy: PenicillinMedical History: Pacemaker, Hypertension, Fall at home, Bradycardia, Hyperlipidemia.Neurological: Alert, Oriented x 4.Diet...

    Exercise, Muscle, Nursing 1318  Words | 4  Pages

  • Nursing Grid

    Benner introduced the concept that expert nurses develop skills and understanding of patient care over time through a sound educational base as well as a multitude of experiences. •She proposed that one could gain knowledge and skills ("knowing how") without ever learning the theory ("knowing that"). •She further explains that the development of knowledge in applied disciplines such as medicine and nursing is composed of the extension of practical knowledge (know how) through research and the characterization...

    Experience, Knowledge, Nurse 908  Words | 4  Pages

  • Nursing Theory Plan of Care

    Nursing Theory Plan of Care Theoretical Foundations of Practice NUR/513 March 05, 2012 Nursing Theory Plan of Care Ida Orlando literally wrote the book on the function of nursing. Her theory of the deliberative nursing process outlines a dynamic nurse-patient relationship in which the nurse uses his or her senses of perception together with deliberate actions to create an individualized care plan for each patient. Results of current research on the application of her theory follow...

    Hypertension, Nursing, Nursing care plan 2109  Words | 6  Pages

  • Nursing Leadership Styles

    Running head: LEADERSHIP STYLES Leadership Styles Nursing leadership styles have changed over time as leadership theories have developed (Marquis & Hutson, 2009). The 1900’s brought about many theories and theorists on leadership and management styles. The new century has also brought new theories and leadership styles to nursing care (Marquis & Hutson, 2009). Two different leadership styles, which were first identified in 2004 by a noted scholar named Burns, are transactional and...

    Control, Health, Health care 817  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing Care

     NURSING PROCESS WORKSHEETS Client Name: NURSING PROCESS Nursing Diagnoses: (include 1 psychosocial) 1. Impaired Gas Exchange related to thoracotomy as evidenced by O2 via NC, L side chest tube, Hx of asthma, Obesity, chest x-ray showing congestion and atelectasis in the left lower lobe, and SOB on exertion. 2. Acute Pain related to surgical incision as evidenced by patients verbal report of pain (rated at a 10 on a scale from...

    Blood pressure, Dentistry, Hospital 568  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing Expertise Self-Report Scale

    Nursing Expertise Self Report Sheet I am a RN. In my 8 years prior to receiving my ASN and 13 years post-graduation, I have an extensive amount of nursing knowledge and experience. The rating of 85, ascertained through the assessment tool, demonstrates my nursing proficiency. As shown by the tool, a nurse of this level works unnoticed, proving to easily manage and understand nursing practice concepts. As an autonomous nurse, delegation may be difficult, however, the practice of care proves to...

    Decision making, Health, Health care 857  Words | 3  Pages

  • nursing care plan

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    Assessment, Medical record, Medicine 704  Words | 3  Pages

  • Working with Values and Beliefs when Providing Patient Care: My Nursing philosophy

    with Values and Beliefs when Providing Patient Care My Personal Philosophy of Nursing By: Michele Combs NUR 391 Working with Values and Beliefs when Providing Patient Care Nursing is an art and a science. The profession is an art of compassion and caring in a creative way. Creativity allows nurses to individualize nursing care. Through science, nurses obtain the skills and technology they rely on to achieve each patient's optimal health ("Nursing", n.d.). Florence Nightingale became a nurse...

    Florence, Florence Nightingale, Nightingale Pledge 696  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan

    Nursing care plan Name of client: Miss Ng Sex: F Date of assessment: 31/10/2014 Medical diagnosis: Caesarian section Diagnostic statement: Impaired comfort related to tissue trauma and reflex muscle spasms secondary to surgery as evidenced by vomiting Assessment Nursing diagnosis Goals & expected outcome Nursing interventions Rationales Method of evaluation Subjective data: 1. Patient reported of abdominal pain. 2. Elevated scoring of 8/10 of pain score Objective data: 1. Restlessness 2. Facial...

    Breastfeeding, Childbirth, Goal 627  Words | 2  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan: Teaching

    NURSING CARE PLAN: Teaching Pt history: Pt is a 76 year old female with a history of two CVA’s (most current CVA in the L middle cerebral artery), Atrial fibrillation with mitral valve replacement, total knee replacement, hip replacement, cholecystectomy, hysterectomy, appendectomy, hemorrhoids, arthritis, gout NURSING DIAGNOSIS: Ineffective Self Health management r/t lack of knowledge of chronic pain management aeb. patient relates consistent pain at a 5-9 on a scale of 0-10 ten being worst, statement...

    Chronic pain, Education, Nurse 1037  Words | 4  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan

    This assignment aims to implement a hypothetical nursing care plan for a patient that I been involved with recently whist on clinical placement. I have used a published nursing model in order for me to apply an appropriate nursing care plan for my chosen patient. I will explain my reasoning for the purposed care, whilst also including an explanation of how pathophysiology contributes to the patient experience. In accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC 2008) and the Data Protection...

    Bone fracture, Femur, Hip fracture 868  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing Care Study

    This assignment will present a nursing care study of a patient on a cardiac ward. The patient will be referred to as Ann to maintain confidentiality (NMC, 2008). Ann’s consent was gained prior to starting this care study. The care study will be developed using the Nursing process and the Roper, Logan and Tierney model. These will both be outlined. The assignment will focus on the assessment process and one problem identified during the assessment and the nursing care which followed this. I was placed...

    Atherosclerosis, Cardiology, Heart failure 2061  Words | 6  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan Abaquin

    NURSING CARE PLAN CARMENCITA ABAQUIN’S SELF-PREPARATION THEORY ASSESSMENT NURSING DIAGNOSIS INFERENCE PLANNING INTERVENTION RATIONALE EVALUATION Subjective: Connection to self Express desire for enhanced acceptance; coping courage; forgiveness of self; hope;joy;love; meaning/purpose in life; satisfying philosophy of life; surrender Express lack of serenity Meditation Connection with Others Request interactions with significant others/spiritual leaders Requests forgiveness of others ...

    Life, Meaning of life, Nursing 668  Words | 3  Pages

  • Leadership: Nursing and Patient

    This care summary will look at the management of nursing practice given to one of my patients on my management placement looking at managing the transfer of care. I shall use the reflection model by Gibbs (1988) (see appendix i) to critically reflect on this situation. There are many models of reflection available which can be seen as potential frameworks to structure the reflective activity. I have chosen this reflective cycle because I find it straightforward to use and it helps encourage a clear...

    Doctor-patient relationship, Hospital, Leadership 2377  Words | 6  Pages

  • family nursing care plan

     FAMILY NURSING CARE PLAN BY: LADY VI G. BINAG N2B. 20132103970 REFERENCES: scribd.com http://rnspeak.com/ Google Images NURSE’s POCKET GUIDE by Doenges, Moorhouse, Murr Maglaya Book (google) Name of Client: J. Lacro Occupation: Housewife FAMILY NURSING CARE PLAN Health Problem Family Nursing Probem Goal of Care Objectives of Care Intervention Rationale Methods of Nurse...

    Cleanliness, Hand washing, Health 494  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan

    CASE STUDY IN NCM-103 (CARE OF CLIENTS WITH PROBLEMS IN OXYGENATION, FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE, NUTRITION AND METABOLISM AND ENDOCRINE) Submitted to : Mr. Darren N. Constantino Submitted by : Olive Keithy Ascaño CASE STUDY 1 1. a. The possible fluid and electrolyte imbalances that the 78-year-old woman may experience are hyponatremia, hypokalemia and hyperkalemia because of nausea and vomiting that are common in these imbalances. b. The following interventions are...

    Chronic kidney disease, Dialysis, Hypertension 1167  Words | 5  Pages

  • Family Nursing Plan of Care

    Family Nursing Plan of Care NUR/405 September 6, 2010 Sybil Beth Meadows, RN, MSN, NCSN CERTIFICATE OF ORIGINALITY: I certify that the attached paper is my original work and has not previously been submitted by me or anyone else for any class. I further declare I have cited all sources from which I used language, ideas, and information, whether quoted verbatim or paraphrased, and that any assistance of any kind, which I received while producing this paper, has been acknowledged...

    Body mass index, Family, Health 1248  Words | 4  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan CC

    Running Head: NURSE CARE PLAN EXERCISE Nurse Care Plan Exercise School of Nursing NURSING DIAGNOSIS (ACTUAL) 75-year old female Assessment: Subj cues: Usual pattern 1 movement/day. States she goes 1-2 days w/out movement as a result used laxative. Has difficulty drinking 6-8 glasses of H2O a day. Green leafy vegetables are a challenge due to poorly-fitted dentures. Has Hyperacidity and bloating. Obj cues: There are no objective cues. NURSING DIAGNOSIS (ACTUAL)...

    Constipation, Family, Laxative 1086  Words | 10  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan and Specimens

    Topics in Clinical Nursing September 21, 2014 Quality is a broad term that encompasses various aspects of nursing care (Montolvo, 2007). The National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators [NDNQI] is the only national nursing database that provides quarterly and annual reporting of structure, process, and outcome indicators to evaluate nursing care at the unit level (Montolvo, 2007). Nursing's foundational principles and guidelines identify that as a profession, nursing has a responsibility...

    Best practice, Hospital, Hospital accreditation 886  Words | 6  Pages

  • Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing

    Management in Nursing NUR/492: Leadership and Management July 9, 2012 Instructor: Janet Bailie   Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing Leadership and management are essential to any health care organization, balancing patient care, employees, physicians, and the organization. Nursing is founded on interpersonal relationships. As a people-oriented profession, nursing leadership styles are influenced by humanism. The mission, attitude, and behaviors of a health care organization...

    Health care, Leader, Leadership 861  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan

    Assessment | Nursing Diagnosis | Goals & Expected outcomes | Nursing Interventions | Rationales | Methods of Evaluation | Name of client: Mrs. Tam Age: 65 Sex: Female Student ID:1155016494 Assessment date: 29/11/12 Medical Diagnosis: 1. Lower limbs edema 2. Low albumin level 3. hypokalemia and hypocalcaemia 4. Anemia Nursing Diagnosis: Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements related to vomiting after eating as evidenced by food intake less than the recommended daily...

    Albumin, Dehydration, Human serum albumin 1414  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mi Nursing Care Plan

    X Nursing Care Plan |Assessment |Diagnosis |Planning |Intervention |Rationale |Evaluation | | | | | | | | |Subjective: “nahihirapan siyang |Activity intolerance related to |Within the...

    Blood, Cardiac muscle, Heart 400  Words | 4  Pages

  • Patient and Nursing Sensitive Indicators

     In the 1800’s an effort to redefine nursing, by improving upon patient care, Florence Nightingale stands as the patron leader. She went onto grapple with the task of improving upon deplorable hospital conditions; while, measuring patient’s outcomes in a statistical method. Over a hundred years later, more recent compiled research related to a link between hospital staffing issues and adverse patient outcomes grabs the attention of internal and external healthcare populations. In the 90’s and early...

    Florence Nightingale, Hospital, Illness 896  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflection of Nursing Student

    REFLECTIVE JOURNAL As a second year nursing student I felt mixed emotions of excitement and anxiety when I was thinking about my upcoming clinical placement because even though I have been working as a patient care assistant at Royal Darwin Hospital for a year and had already undergone clinical teaching block for one week . The responsibility of being a nurse is big and much complex than my current job [1.2 Fulfils the duty of care] especially when handling assigned patients. Thus, need to...

    Health, Health care, Nurse 1455  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hockenberry: Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children

    Hockenberry: Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children, 9th Edition Chapter 01: Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing Test Bank MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. From a worldwide perspective in reducing infant mortality, the United States: a.|is ranked similar to 20 other developed countries.| b.|is ranked highest among 27 other industrialized countries.| c.|is ranked last among 27 countries that have a population of at least 25 million.| d.|is ranked in the middle of 20 other developed countries...

    Health, Health care, Infant mortality 1697  Words | 7  Pages

  • Paradigms In Nursing

    Paradigms in Nursing Christian Bernard T. Uy Athabasca University Abstract All nurses strive to provide the highest quality standard of care to all patients. Each one bases their practice to what theory they think and believe is right and most appropriate. This paper explained the definition of the three major paradigms and how they had contributed in everyday nursing practice by providing clinical experiences. Keywords: empirical methods, interpretive methods, critical methods, nursing science ...

    Empiricism, Health care, Medicine 1749  Words | 10  Pages

  • History of Nursing Research

    oy of nursing research University of Phoenix Material History of Nursing Research Worksheet There have been many influential publications, agencies, and people in the field of nursing research. Write 1–3 sentences in each cell of the table below to describe the importance, goal, or influence of each item. |Publications |First publication date and importance: | |Nursing Research ...

    AIDS, Health, Health care 898  Words | 6  Pages

  • Leadership Styles in Professional Nursing

    Leadership Styles in Professional Nursing Nursing 351 November 20, 2010 Transitions to Professional Nursing Leadership Styles in Professional Nursing Leadership is a very important aspect within the realm of Nursing. With constantly evolving technology, poor economics leading to major hospital cutbacks, and healthcare reforms, strong nursing leadership has never been more important or necessary. Hood (2010) defines leadership as a process of influencing others to attain mutually agreed...

    Leadership, Management, Nurse 1451  Words | 5  Pages

  • Critical Evaluation of a Nursing Care Plann

    Critical Evaluation of a Nursing Care Plan Course: HE Diploma Clinical Veterinary Nursing Module title and number: Systematic Delivery of Veterinary Nursing Care VN2019 Date: April 2011 Tutor: Claire Bloor By Amy Robinson Contents | Page number | Models of nursing and the nursing process................................................. | 3 | The Ability Model........................................................................................ | 4 | The case: Diva..............

    Nursing, Nursing care, Nursing care plan 3155  Words | 8  Pages

  • Nursing Care Plan

    Nursing Care Plan Client name: Mrs. Chan Age/ sex: 48/F Medical diagnosis: Fluid overload, decreased TK output and decreased Hb Assessment date: 25-11-2012 Diagnostic statement (PES): Excess fluid volume related to compromised regulatory mechanism secondary to end-stage renal failure as evidence by peripheral edema and patient’s weight gained from 69.8kg to 73.6kg within 4 days. Assessment Nursing Diagnosis Goals & Expected Outcomes Nursing Interventions ...

    Hypervolemia, Ibuprofen, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug 1083  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Nursing Process

    Running head: NURSING PROCESS Nursing Process University of Phoenix Nursing Process In the field of nursing, the nursing process is a vital tool used to promote appropriate and effective nursing care to patients. The actual nursing process consists of five components, which are intermingled, and constantly adjusting or changing according to the patients needs. The Registered Nurse (RN), regardless of the area of nursing being practiced, utilizes the nursing process to effectively...

    NANDA, Nursing, Nursing care plan 1270  Words | 4  Pages

  • Theoretical Framework in Nursing Process - Caring Theories

    Theoretical Framework for Nursing Practice – Module 8 A. Reflect on a case or situation from your personal practice or experience. Apply one of the theories to the situation. How does the perspective from the theory alter how you view the situation? Are the nursing interventions the same? Why or why not? In a typical emergency department setup, caregivers deal with patients having acute cases, mostly involving pain or distress of some sort. In addition, patients undergoing...

    Florence Nightingale, Hospital, Nurse 953  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Nursing Process

    The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC, 2008) highlight that the care of patients must be a priority and to treat them as individuals. In order to achieve this nurses must use a systematic technique known as the nursing process when planning and delivering care. It originated in the USA and was introduced the UK in the 1970's in an attempt to move nursing away from traditional and task oriented care, to more evidence based and holistic approach to care (Castledine, 2011). It was clearly defined in...

    Nurse, Nursing, Nursing care plan 2192  Words | 6  Pages

  • Nursing Process

    principles of each element of The Nursing process help the nurse to achieve holistic patient care’. The nursing process is used by nurses every day to help patients improve their health and assist doctors in treating patients. Nursing requires the use of this process day in and day out. It is a form of problem solving. The nursing process is made up of a series of stages that are used to achieve the objective - the health improvement of the patient. The nursing process can stop at any stage as deemed...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 1439  Words | 4  Pages

  • Nursing Guides

    ASSESSMENT Assessment is a core activity of nursing practice. It includes gathering information about the health status of a patient/client, analyzing/inspecting and interpreting the data and deciding how to use the information in the patient's plan of care, and evaluating the quality of the plan of care. It also includes assessing community, or population and using the information in planning and delivering care. ***How has your practice in nursing enabled you to apply the principles of Physical/Health...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 1897  Words | 6  Pages

  • Nursing Career

    A Nursing Career Nursing Career As I began analyzing what does a career mean to me the first thing that comes to heart is a professional. Wikipedia dictionary (2013) describes “ Nursing as a profession within the health sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality-of-life”. The American Nurses Association (2012), “states nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities...

    Academic degree, Ethics, Master's degree 1169  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing Theories

    NURSING THEORIES FOR PSYCHIATRIC NURSING 1. Sister Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model of Nursing in 1976 This model comprises the four domain concepts of person, health, environment, and nursing and involves a six step nursing process. Andrews & Roy (1991) state that the person can be a representation of an individual or a group of individuals. Roy's models sees the person as "a biopsychosocial being in constant interaction with a changing environment" (Rambo, 1984). The person is an open...

    Mental health, Mental health professional, Nurse 1355  Words | 5  Pages

  • Nursing Process

     The Nursing Process Name: Institutional affiliation: The Nursing Process Steps and their Definitions The nursing process is a comprehensive, holistic five-step process that helps registered nurses to become united by a common thread in their patient care practices (ANA, 2014). The tool was developed to maintain consistency and efficacy in the nursing sector of healthcare. The process is the nurse’s core tool for providing patient-focused attention. The first of the tool’s five-pronged...

    Health care, Healthcare occupations, Management 1412  Words | 7  Pages

  • nursing process writing assignment

    and Diagnosis Components of the Nursing Process Aldecia Blackwood ITT Technical Institute ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSIS COMPONENTS Abstract The nursing process is an organized critical thinking system used by professional nurses to give the best optimal care to clients. “It is very similar to the steps used in scientific reasoning and problem solving.” (Ackley and Ladwig, 2014:2). It contains five steps; Assessment, Diagnosis, plan, implementation of care, and evaluation. Assessment is...

    Critical thinking, Evaluation, Florence Nightingale 688  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Image of Nursing

    The Image of Nursing Dawn Davis Texas A&M University-Texarkana The Image of Nursing Following is a discussion of the image of nursing and professional identity. Factors contributing to nursing image and the effects of nursing image are included. The Image of Nursing What is the professional identity, or the image of nursing? How does the public view this hardworking profession? Do they understand what a nurse does? Do they understand the thought processes involved in caring...

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Nurse 1281  Words | 5  Pages

  • Role Transition and Professional Nursing

    Professional Nursing XXXX XXX University NUR/300 MSN RN February 09, 2010 Role Transition and Professional Nursing As the student nurse transitions from the role of a nursing student to the professional level of nursing, the licensed registered nurse shall perform only those nursing activities for which the RN has been prepared through basic education and those additional skills, which are obtained through subsequent nursing education and...

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Healthcare occupations, Licensed practical nurse 1562  Words | 5  Pages

  • Nursing

    |Jean Watson's Philosophy of Nursing | |This page was last updated on January 26, 2012 | |[pic] | |Introduction | |Theorist - Jean Watson was born in West Virginia, US | |Educated: BSN, University of Colorado, 1964...

    Health, Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Nurse 1681  Words | 7  Pages

  • Critical Incident - Preconceived Ideas

    claims that “critical incidents appear to be ‘typical’ rather than critical at first sight, but are rendered critical through analysis”. Critical incidents can be either positive or negative; They “are usually experiences that make you consider the events that have happened to try to give them some sort of meaning” (Hannigan, 2001). Using a critical incident as a way of reflecting helps individuals identify practice that has been helpful or unhelpful in a situation. The value of a critical incident can...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 2503  Words | 6  Pages

  • Personal Philosophy of Nursing

    Personal Philosophy � SEQ CHAPTER H R 1RUNNING HEAD: PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY OF NURSING PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY OF NURSING Kristen Bunge University of Phoenix NUR/391 February 20, 2008 PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY OF NURSING My philosophy in nursing is to uphold the dignity of my patients during their vulnerable time of need, care for the patients physically, emotionally, spiritually, and mentally; current beliefs and values that I try to uphold throughout my life. According to Chitty, "philosophy is defined...

    Health, Health care, Illness 613  Words | 3  Pages

  • Caring Kolcaba

    been used in education, practice and research? The Comfort theory developed by Kolcaba has been applied to all a nursing environments. In the article Comfort Theory and it application to Pediatric Nursing applies comforting interventions to pediatrics during stressful procedure and operations. Comfort is one aspect of nursing that is integrated into the role of the nurse. To care for a patient is to give comfort to the patient and family. There are three types of comfort such as standard comfort...

    Clinical trial, Illness, Medicine 686  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hiv: Nursing Research

    Nursing research focuses on the creation and promotion of increased levels of standards of care related to higher quality of life during chronic illnesses and to help in the promotion of healthy lives and decrease complications that may cause a decrease in the quality of life (Leeton, 2006). According to the CDC there is an estimated value of more than one million cases of people living with HIV in the United States with new cases of infection rates and deaths increasing to a high estimated level...

    Health, Health care, HIV 1135  Words | 4  Pages

  • Acute Care

    practice. Throughout the report the author will use a nursing process to discuss the patient’s illness also why the patient required acute nursing care. ‘The nursing process is described as being cyclical, made up of four interconnecting elements and having a dynamic nature.’ (Royal College of Nursing, 2012) Using the nursing process the author will implement this discussing the patient’s illness by using the four phases which consist within the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate....

    Artery, Atherosclerosis, Coronary circulation 1661  Words | 5  Pages

  • Nursing Assessment Paper

    league for nurses defines critical thinking in the nursing process as “a discipline specific, reflective reasoning process that guides a nurse in generating, implementing, and evaluating approaches for dealing with client care and professional concerns” (Kozier, 2008). This definition is imperative to help a nursing student learn how to think in terms of nursing care. Nursing students must achieve a comprehensive understanding of critical thinking in order to understand the nursing process. The purpose...

    Florence Nightingale, Nurse, Nursing 1259  Words | 4  Pages

  • Research Summary and Ethical Consideration

    patients often require lifesaving interventions, such as mechanical ventilation (MV) to replace or assist in spontaneous breathing. To achieve this intervention, a machine called a ventilator is used. Hospitalization that is complicated by intensive care stays and mechanical ventilation is both difficult and stressful for patients and their families. Patients not only have to the endure pain and discomfort associated with MV, but they also are unable to communicate due to an endotreachal tube which...

    Illness, Intensive care medicine, Intubation 1451  Words | 5  Pages

  • Crtitical Incident

    conclusions concerning personal learning outcomes. The meaning of critical analysis and critical incidents will briefly be discussed followed by the process of reflection. The incident will then be described and analysed and then I will discuss issues raised in light of the recent literature relating to the incident. I will conclude with explaining what I have learned from the experience and how it will change my future actions. Critical analysis involves assessing the differences, beliefs, benefits...

    Anxiety, Culture, Health 1636  Words | 5  Pages

  • Nursing Preceptor Paper

     Nursing Preceptor Angelica Johnson November 14, 2014 NS3326D: Professional Role Development Nursing Preceptor Introduction “No one was ever able to teach who was not able to learn”- Florence Nightingale. A nursing preceptor’s role is to guide new nurses in the transition from nursing student to a professional nurse by acting as a role model (Potter, Perry, Stockert, & Hall, 2013). A professor or an instructor can be defined as being a preceptor because their role is to guide, teach...

    Critical thinking, Florence Nightingale, Nurse 951  Words | 5  Pages

  • Kelly's Professional Criteria in Nursing

    Kelly's Professional Criteria Kelly's Professional Criteria Nursing has emerged throughout history from being task oriented to what it is today, where education and research lay the foundation of our profession. There has been ongoing controversy on whether nursing is in fact a profession or an occupation, even among nursing organizations. Lucie Kelly has spent most of her career exploring the dimensions of professional nursing. She is a registered nurse (RN) herself and also is a Doctor of...

    Florence Nightingale, Higher education, Nurse 991  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ethical And Legal Issues In Nursing

     Ethical and Legal Issues in Nursing Ethical and Legal Issues in Nursing This paper explores the legal and ethical nursing issues surrounding two different health care case studies. The first case study is regarding the decision-making process of a family for aggressive vs. palliative measures for a patient without advanced directives. The second case study is regarding a nurse’s obligation to report witnessed negligent actions of another nurse being sued in a malpractice case...

    American Nurses Association, Decision making, Decision theory 961  Words | 6  Pages

  • Philosophy of Nursing (Outline)

    can occur (even if an individual takes all the necessary preventative measures) simply as a result of genetic predisposition. Person There is a broad range of nursing patients. The commonality of most nursing care recipients is they are ill or have been altered from their mental or physical normalcy. The most common nursing client is a patient in a doctor’s office. Individuals with previous hospitalizations and those who have never been hospitalized most likely have had visits to their doctors...

    Health, Hospital, Illness 1022  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing case study

    The aim of this study is to provide a detailed account of the nursing care for a patient who is experiencing a breakdown in health. One aspect of their care will be discussed in relation to the nursing process. The model used to provide an individualised programme of care will be discussed and critically analysed. Jack, the patient presented through Accident and Emergency to Ward D3, an acute medical ward specialising in respiratory medicine. He was admitted due to an exacerbation of dyspnoea, which...

    Health care, Nurse, Nursing 2110  Words | 6  Pages

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