Family Interview Paper

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No healthcare experience is exactly the same as another. Some may have an awful experience, others an average, and few an amazing one. What is the difference from a bad, average and amazing experience? An average experience won’t receive a compliment or complaint, a bad experience will receive a handful of negative feedback and an amazing one will receive nothing but positivity. To better understand the effects that the healthcare system leaves on a family during hospitalization I set up a personal interview with a family that has had much experience with hospitalization, my own. My family is one of the many who were affected by the healthcare system. Ten years ago, my younger sister was diagnosed as a type 1 diabetic. She spent 4 days in the hospital after her diagnosis but if you asked her, she would tell you she spent what felt like a century there. There’s a popular saying, “time flies when you’re having fun.” I can assure you she was not enjoying herself the slightest bit. When I asked her to describe her experience it was far from a heartwarming response. The first question I opened the interview with was “how were you treated?” Her…show more content…
These scripts begin by having nurses introduce themselves, followed by explaining why it is they are present. At the end of their visit the scripts requires them to ask if there is anything else they can do for the patient. What the nurse or doctor chooses to state during the middle of the script is completely up to them. An outstanding nurse would take their time to get to know the patient, ask them about their life, family, how they feel about their situation. Asking the patient questions such as helps to personalize the patients experience and allows them to feel like they are more than just a patient. Nurses who spend the time to humanize a healthcare experience leave a positive impact on a family or patients overall feeling of the healthcare

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