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  • Vital Signs In Nursing

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    CONCEPT 3 VITAL SIGNS This concept is taken from module 2 titled vital signs assessment techniques Vital signs are observation made by nursing staff it is an act of assessing circulatory, respiratory and endocrine body functions it include temperature pulse, respiratory rate blood pressure oxygen saturation and pain Temperature is hotness or coldness of body as compared with standard scale it the normal temperature is 36.8 to 37.2 It can vary with different condition like during menstruation

  • The Importance Of Care For Nursing

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    England’s Chief Nursing Officer, Jane Cummings launched the 6Cs which was set out to allow for nurses and midwives to be able to provide the best possible care for others. Each C carries equal weight therefore by encouraging the 6C’s, it helps patients to be independent, improve health and provides a positive environment (Department of Health, 2012). The 6Cs include: care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment. Care is a fundamental element from the 6Cs which will be examined

  • Nursing Sensitive Indicators

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    Introduction Nursing-sensitive indicators are important in terms of the holistic nursing care. It reflects the structure, process and outcomes of nursing care (Nursing-Sensitive Indicators, 2014). The National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI) is a program specifically for nurses to use as a resource in order to determine ways for quality improvement. Specifically, the NDNQI has included and endorsed pressure ulcers as a nursing-sensitive indicator. The NDNQI has also developed a training

  • My Goals For Nursing

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    that is to finish nursing school and earn a degree. I am committed in pursuing my goal because of my family’s situation which inspired me to be in the medical field. When I was young, I wanted to become a Civil Engineer but an event occurred when I was 15 years old. My grandfather suffered from fatal hemorrhagic stroke and he was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital. I visited him and I saw the difficult situation of my grandfather. I witnessed how nurses quality nursing care to their

  • Essay On Nursing Homes

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    activities like shopping for their needs, walking around, or simply taking care of themselves. With our busy lives, many would opt for the easy way out, which is to put our elderly in a nursing home where they can be medically attended to by professionals. Putting your grandparents or older relatives in a nursing facility has its advantages. First off, it can be beneficial if they need proper medical care and attention. After all, medical professionals and caregivers can provide them with the health

  • Primary Nursing Care

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    Primary nursing care is something that is evolving and becoming more integral in the wider nursing world. Each primary care team is essential in the early detection of illness and the prevention of hospital admissions. Each primary care team is planned to be part of a wider network known as the Health and Social Care network with community nurses being very central in this network. The aim of the primary healthcare team is to provide services which are accessible, high quality and meet the needs

  • Nursing Reflection

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    PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND FOUNDATIONS OF PRACTICE OCT4006-D For this reflection, I will be discussing the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) at my placement and the role of the Occupational therapists (OT) within the MDT. The model of reflection I will be using is the Rolfe et al (2001), which consists of three questions: What? So what? Now what? What? The MDT at my placement consists of OT’s, Consultants, Memory Support Workers, Health Support Workers (HSW), Psychologists and Social Workers. The MDT

  • Personal Experience In Nursing

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    There has always been something alluring changing that. For in a world of ever-increasing entropy, what’s so seductive of healthcare is the opportunity to transform crisis into something deliberate and meaningful. And through the past four years, nursing is how I have become a part of that day and the method by which I seek to make it right. Leaving campus last December, I drove past the UNG arch and spotted an elderly woman there with her family. She was leaning forward with her right fist clutched

  • Orthostatic Hypotension In Nursing

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    the patient feel dizzy or light-headed and can cause a patient to become unsteady and/or fall. If a patient has orthostatic hypotension, their pulse will increase 15-30 bpm or blood pressure will decrease by 20 mmHg systolic or 10 mmHg diastolic (Nursing: A concept-based, 2015, pp. 1067-1068). 2. Explain the steps of assessing

  • Importance Of Ethics In Nursing

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    around your ward/department and watch the nurses at work. Do the nurses in your workplace apply ethical theories and/or ethical principles in clinical practice setting? What kind of values do they portray? What do you think of the current values in nursing ethics in comparison to the expected ethical behaviours for nurses? Write your thoughts in the Note book. I strongly agree we as a nurse must learn ethics especially in ability to make a best decision during ethical dilemma happen in everyday at