preoperative instructions and discharge instructions (Allison & George, 2014). It is the nurses’ duty to safe guard and protects the patient’s welfare during the surgical experience. Effective preoperative preparation is known to enhance postoperative pain management and recovery. Health professionals need to be cognizant of the contextual factors that influence patients’ preoperative experiences and give context appropriate care (Aziato & Adejumo, 2014).
importance for the health care organization to avoid any adverse risks in relation to patient safety issues and to improve health care processes. In this essay, a detailed view of process and outcome data is argued to provide safe and quality care followed by an incidence of pressure ulcer is exemplified together with failed processes. Further in the essay, various standard processes are discussed to bring positive outcome. Safety and quality are two different terms used interchangeably. Patient safety
Cultural safety is patient centred-care. This statement is debated within the following essay. Discussed are definitions of cultural safety and patient-centred care. Cultural safety is debated, alongside how policies, models of health, quality issues and health informatics impact on health care. Science and learning needs are articulated within the debate professional issues analysed. Finally, a conclusive opinion is made to complete the debate. Patient-centred care has been defined as a delivery
Facilitating learning: Teaching and learning methods Authors: Judy McKimm MBA, MA (Ed), BA (Hons), Cert Ed, FHEA Visiting Professor of Healthcare Education and Leadership, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical School, University of Bedfordshire Carol Jollie MBA, BA (Hons) Project Manager, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London This paper was first written in 2003 as part of a project led by the London Deanery to provide a web-based learning resource to support the educational
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