Nursing is a self-motivated profession or as an art of science with a growing body of knowledge that is supported by research within the profession. It focuses on supporting human beings of their wellness/illness continuum. The…
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ern definitions of nursing define it as a science and an art that focuses on promoting quality of life as defined by persons and families, throughout their life experiences from birth to care at the end of life (Wikipedia, 2006).
As technology is playing a major role in all emerging fields, nursing is also growing in terms of technology. It is quite evident that the use of computer and information technologies in the health care increase at a faster rate and this is in turn going to improve the nursing practice and patient education. These technologies have also entered the teaching practices of Nursing. Modern teaching approaches with new technology-based teaching and learning assignments will increase student attainment, including retention, motivation, and class participation; improve learning and significant thinking, provide instructional reliability, and augment clinical education. Moreover, it will create nursing curricula which links people and information resources into a web of learners’ community, communication, and group association as the nursing student engages in their journey from a student to a trainee practitioner. One of the primary role of the nurse as a health care provider has been one of patient educator. Hence nurse professionals and nurse educators require to look at how the nursing profession can use the potential of the Internet to revamp patient education and transform nursing practice. One of the technologies used is the Knowledge Management System (KMS). Knowledge management is the unambiguous and systematic organization of fundamental knowledge and its related processes. It necessitates turning personal knowledge into knowledge for learners-at-large through the organization of information across guidelines.
Generally, managing knowledge focuses on two basic intentions: enabling knowledge distribution and using knowledge to generate society. Specific knowledge management activities that have been employed within the business model
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Personal Framework: Family Nursing Practice Theory and practice are both essential in health care provision. Nursing theories provide “nurses tools to ensure that nursing assessments are comprehensive and systematic and that care is meaningful” (Frisch, 2009, p.
The author states that in the faculty of nursing/healthcare, programs are divided into three main parts i.e. management, theory and practice. The theoretical part can be tutored through online functions like online blackboard in the Monash University. Students take lecture notes and assignments from the online blackboard.
This essay discusses licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in Minnesota that administer medication and carryout necessary treatment as prescribed by a physician. They get this specialized knowledge in an approved school that imparts skills of practical nursing; however, that is not as intensive as gained by registered practical nurses (RPNs).
According to the report nurses are crucial members of the health care fraternity. They serve in various settings such hospitals, nursing homes and doctors’ offices. In addition to the education and training requirements, it is imperative for them to be well-rounded individuals who possess many other skills and are able to improve their effectiveness in the job.
This paper seeks to identify two nursing informatics pioneers and the influence of their contributions on health information technology and nursing practice today. For this reason, the paper will focus on Dr. Linda Q. Thede, a professor from Kent State University in the College of Nursing, and Dr.
The scope of practice is not synonymous with the standards of practice. In a reflective analysis of the nurse practice act of Michigan, it becomes lucid that Michigan incorporated its Nurse Practice Act into the Michigan Public Health Code (MPHC) in the year 1978 and it is now called "Practice of Nursing".
In this case, different tasks and issues would be introduced to further enhance the awareness of everybody concerning quality healthcare with regards to catering the needs of patients as well as for the improvement of Health Care as a service-based Industry.
In many cases, specific limitations are made (e.g. not to take on more staff without the approval of a superior). Registered nurses pay a special attention to delegation and collaboration with unregulated care providers and their role in healthcare.
In general, delegation is the process whereby an individual (nurse) transfers to some other individual (unregulated care providers) the duty of carrying out some particular action and, at the same time, taking some particular decision.
Since the beginning of modern healthcare in Saudi Arabia in the 1950s, most nurses have been non-Saudi expartriates” (Luna and Majali, 2007 p240). This shows that the Saudi society has a major cultural and social issue. This is because the nurses