Already, it has been established that there are several factors that can bring about medication errors in the nursing setup (Athanasakis, 2010, p. 774). Due to the effects that these medication errors carry, it is always important that the right procedures and interventions be put in place in minimizing their occurrence.
This means that people from all racial profiles are able to access health and quality services. On the other hand HP 2020 goals are focused towards attaining, achieving and promoting high quality lives that are free of injury, diseases,
As a nurse leader, I lead nurses in my department and takes responsibility for their wellbeing as well as ensuring that they fulfill their roles successfully.
At work, I affirm nurses first by acknowledging that they are important in terms
tion of 65 to 85 years, the non-communicable diseases that were long lasting and responsible for deaths were compiled statistically and approaches designed on the management which varied according to the risk factors in each age group.
Early childhood was found to be associated
The paper operates mainly based on research questions which can be stated as follows: What are social determinants of health? How do social determinants of health contribute to the development of illness? What is a communicable disease chain? Are there steps that a nurse can take to break a link within the communicable disease chain?
t is authored by Clancy Blair, Daniel Berry, Roger Mills-Koonce and Douglas Granger.The authors are motivated by inadequate research and literature on the same topic (Blair, Berry, Mill-Koonce &Granger, 2013). The primary aim of the study is to determine the effects of early
Ebola Identification starts from asking a suspected patient, whether they traveled to the places with widespread transmission of ebola in the last three weeks (21 days). The exposure criteria to check include such symptoms as headache, fever
According to the paper VAP is a hospital acquired infection of the lungs that develops after an intubated individual is hospitalized for not less than 48 hours. Patients with VAP often present with the following symptoms; increase in body temperature, altered sputum colour and thickness as well as leukocytosis.
In fact, if immortality was achievable by any means, it would be a major breakthrough for mankind. In respect of these arguments, the administrator’s philosophy is that antiaging technologies are positive technologies that ought to be embraced by the masses for their
In respect to this implementation plan, the Iowa Model can provide the theoretical framework to apply in the evidence-based practice at hand. The model will be used to carry the implementation through each of the phases as identified in the model (Titler, et
veloped and executed on Spanish speaking, Christian Hispanics to determine whether faith healing decreases their likelihood of undergoing cancer screening, prevention, and/or treatment. This project’s goal was thus to assess through the survey whether, and to what extent, does
ing its implications on care for respiratory patient and the impact it would have on my future practice together with critiquing the study in general.
This research study appreciates VAP as a major burden in healthcare due to the associated mortality, cost of healthcare, period
I have always desired to make a positive impact on my family, community, and society as a whole. I have been engaging in activities that I believe enables me to become an important person in society and therefore play a crucial role in transforming people’s lives. My primary career purpose is to make a positive difference in patients’ lives.
The validity of the measurement defines the rate at which any instrument or an approach is successful in the description or the quantification of the measures that it is designed to measure. Validity portrays the errors in measurement that are
izational factors like the unavailability of equipment or the shortage of staffs can also influence the rate of patient falls in hospitals (Oliver, Healey, & Haines, 2010). Some of the situations leading to patient falls include the cases where patients do not call for the
Adequate number of nurses are required by many health care institutions especially during emergencies to handle high numbers of patients requiring immediate care. Subsequently, people in the modern world are faced with a lot of
It is not probable to intercept most administration errors. However, with the recent advancements being witnessed in electronic medication, it is now possible to minimize medication errors during the administration
Nurses face many barriers in their work. They are not allowed to practice to their full education and training. Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has joined hands and were working hard to provide nurses with their
The nurses occupy a very unique position to offer care across all scales. They therefore have a greater influence on the consumer care than other healthcare providers. Transforming the primary workforce will help in
Exposure of children to smokes exposes them to various forms of dangers which include smoke related diseases. The interventions would be focused on three major approaches through which children become exposed to second hand smoke.
Smoke remains the largest cause of
Consequently, the fatigue due to working for long hours coupled with the dissatisfaction from patients leaves nurses powerless. Second, nurses do lack motivation due to underpayment. As opposed to the heavy work they do, their pay usually does not match the effort. This is
Moreover, planning is important in order to achieve a harmonious undertaking in any activity which involves more than one party. In some contexts a plan of how an activity is intended to be implemented is mandatory
The main aim is to understand how role models can effectively influence other people while at the same time executing their duties effectively. The essay discusses the characteristics of a good role models then analyses leadership
Considering my capstone project will be on factors that influence diabetes self-management on adult African American women, my quality Improvement project would then be to identify and educate African American Women affected by diabetes on self-management. This would
Elsevier collated research studies from numerous authors and scientists as far back as 1823. Thus, improvement in research methods can be easily seen in search results. This is of particular importance in the topic selected to browse relevant
This review used recent articles that were within the range of five years. He used articles from 2000 to 2009 mainly from medicinal areas and specialization in medicine. Hence, the review used relevant materials that are relevant to the topic of study and that can elaborate on the issues of medicinal errors in the intensive care unit.
The paper seeks to establish the usefulness of the tool on people of different ages and races. It provides an insightful account of the causes of high scores of postnatal depression among minority and low income women. The paper closes with
However, research has indicated that the level of efficacy of one solution to another; these differences have created a scenario where practitioners engage in review of the most appropriate techniques to ensure that they are
This paper explicates issues of long term care through focusing on a case scenario involving two elderly individuals, Don and Mary.
Based on the case scenario presented in the book Dimensions of long term care
r disorder among children and adults that subjects victims to various complex neurodevelopment disorders that relate to communication challenges, social impairments, and repetitive and restricted behaviors that limit their cognitive development and learning (Autism Speaks Inc,
Through the DVD, one can easily tell the medical illegalities that existed in the hospital despite there being strict rules and regulations that control medical practice. It is these medical malpractices that led to Patel being termed as a murderer and faces several murder
It is with a complete understanding towards humanity that nurses approach their work today. Therefore, we must ensure that health policies built in every society is directed on the basis of experiences and recommendations
About 90,000-100,000 Americans experiences this disorder, hence a major genetic disorder in America. This disease mainly affects the Black Americans, giving instances of 500 births with the traits taking place in about 1 for every 12. The
To summarize, the clinical governance and strategy in safety management in the unit currently are very poor, whereas evidence suggests it to be a high priority. There are many reasons for this, and they include poor staffing, staffmix, skill mix of the staff and resultant workload on the face of high-dependency nursing work in the critical care unit.
s a result of his suffering, he arrived at the conclusion that “the will to meaning” is the basic motivation for human life, which has forever changed the way people’s humanity in the face of suffering is understood (Frankl, 1992).
Through Frankl’s tribulations, he