I met with my nurse manager, Stephanie Jones on Thursday November 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm. Stephanie is the nurse manager for cardiology services at the hospital that I am employed. She attends many meetings and is on multiple committees and is quite involved with the facility. The three activities that I will be shadowing her on are the Staffing Committee for which she is the chair, on Monday November 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm, Readmissions meeting (regarding reducing CHF readmissions), on Wednesday November
charge nurse on the Pediatric unit on the 7th floor at IRMC. I have gained a lot of administrative knowledge and skills. Also, I was able to relate what I have learned in the previous courses to the real work environment. Luckily, I had the chance to learn not only the administrative roles in the hospital but also the educational roles.
overall objectives, the attendees and goals of the meeting The primary purpose of the meeting was for the educator to meet with the unit manager of the emergency unit of the hospital to discuss how the new registered nurses are coming along in their clinical practices and getting feedback from the staff nurses on the further orientees performances and work ethics. The meeting was about 10-15 minute’s long and the educator discusses with the new staff nurses when they will officially be off orientation
atmosphere for the new nurse” (Nursing Mentor, 2010, p. 1). The purpose of the Clinical Mentorship Committee is to develop a positive learning environment for nurses of all backgrounds and all different levels of experience. My thoughts are that it will not only be the mentors and their mentees who
In preparing for the shadowing clinical experience I have read and reviewed from Garcia, Schager & Schoon (2014) chapter one, chapter two, chapter three, chapter six, chapter seven, and chapter thirteen. I also previously attended an orientation to Washington County Public Health on September 19, 2016. Also, I have read material for Washington County Public Health policies. After this material was completed I was assigned to a local public health nurse that was close to my community to shadow.
Nurse Mentor Interview Throughout this clinical semester, I have worked with several different registered nurses (RNs) and have been able to develop mentoring relationships with many of the staff on the unit. During our time together, I interviewed several of my nurse mentors and elicited information regarding their nursing experiences and the culture of the environment in which they work. The following conversations provide a summarization of my nurse mentors’ responses to the selected interview
According to American Nurses Association [ANA] (2013), advocacy is the key element in the nursing profession and during lobby day, nurse 's expertise is valued and acknowledged in the policy development process. To further analyze the significance of lobbying day, this paper will identify the purpose of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), describe one issue, identify the behavioral characteristics of the group leader, describe the discussion, and analyze alternative strategies for the
registered nurses have absolute control of. By following the fundamental framework of the “five rights”, it can prevent an error to occur and ultimately prevent a patient from harm. This framework is beneficial while educating nursing students but it is also important that novice nurses and experienced nurses continue to follow the “five rights” because it sets the fundamental guideline of what should be identified at each process. A study conducted by Kim and Bates (2012) identified that nurses failed
Group Description The group is made up of fourteen new nurses, four nurses with one year of experience, and the group is led by one of the nursing educators at Adventist Health Medical Center in Hanford. The primary purpose of these meetings is to provide new nurses with ongoing support during the transition period from student to nurse. Although this is the primary purpose of these groups, group members use this time to discuss policies and procedures that need to be updated and or clarified, discuss
Tennessee Nurses Association Erin Stansberry Lincoln Memorial University September 29th, 2014 Tennessee Nurses Association In the United States, there are numerous organizations in which are geared toward advocating for nurses and the health of a population. As a future nurse, it is enlightening and motivating to see programs created for the purpose of nurse advocacy. According to Sills (2014), advocacy can be described as "any action that speaks in favor of, recommends, argues for