important for nurses to study the development of nursing theory because without an idea of where you have been, how can you know how, why, when, or where to go “ (Cherry and Jacob, 2014, p.75). Theory leads to research, research leads to science, science leads to practice, and practice then cycles back to theory. New theory emerging from practice will generate new studies that will, in turn, produce new knowledge for practice. All of this contributes to improving nursing practice. It is a very
Introduction Registered Nurses (RNs) and nursing students may confront complex legal or ethical issues in nursing practice (Cerit & Dinc 2012). RNs and nursing students are required to have knowledge of legal and ethical requirements relevant to nursing practice, and are expected to abide by them (Heaton 2015). When facing a legal or ethical problem in practice, RNs and nursing students should identify the issue, and consider its legal and ethical implications in a decision-making process in order
ELDER ABUSE IN A NURSING HOME SETTING 2 ELDER ABUSE IN A NURSING HOME SETTING 3 Elder Abuse in a Nursing Home Setting LaShawn Rogers University of Baltimore History & Foundations of Human Services 602.185 Dr.Pearson November18, 2015 Running head: ELDER ABUSE IN A NURSING HOME SETTING 1 Elder Abuse in a Nursing Home Setting Elder Abuse in Nursing Home Setting INTRODUCTION Elder abuse can be defined as the infliction of injury by a caregiver in an unreasonable manner; may involve intimidation
End of shift bedside report contents and format Introduction Nursing handover is the primary method of sharing patient information between shifts and ensuring continuity of care from shift to shift. Hand over between shifts is a practice that is basic to the organization of the health works and is an essential aspect of health care delivery. Nursing handover at the bedside should be an interactive process, providing opportunities for into and questions from incoming and outgoing as well as for
Running head: Medical Ethics Case Study on Medical Records Administrator 1 Medical Ethics Case Study on Medical Records Administrator Melody Hambright MO 215-8: Ethics and Health Information Management Alana Stephens, Instructor Herzing University April 22, 2012 Running head: Medical Ethics Case Study on Medical Records Administrator 2 Abstract Medical Records Administrators and health information professionals’ roles are intimately
sustainability of nursing innovations guided by the concept analysis framework developed by Wilson (1969). Although attention in the literature of implementation science has arisen in a few decades, there is a need to identify a concrete definition to capture the essential elements in the concept of nursing innovations sustainability. This paper will present the connotative definitions and attributes, operational definition, antecedents, consequences, exemplar cases, contributes to nursing science and
Access Blocking at Ghent University Hospital Case study Reference no 609-007-1 This case was written by Professor Dr Paul Gemmel and Lieven De Raedt, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School. It is intended to be used as the basis for class discussion rather than to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of a management situation. The case was made possible by the co-operation of an organisation that wishes to remain anonymous. © 2009, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School.
APPLICATION OF NURSING THEORY TO CLINICAL PRACTICE: THE SELF-CARE MODEL OF DOROTHEA OREM Introduction The purpose of this paper is to discuss the application of Dorothea Orem’s Self-Care Model of Nursing to clinical nurse practice. The central thesis of the paper is that Orem’s theory has strong utility for application to modern day clinical practice and can be applied to most any case in order to attain the desired medical and caring outcomes. The presented discussion will support this perspective
of catheter-associated urinary tract infections. Urologic Nursing 32(1) 1) Summary of Article: A review of literature shows the length of time a catheter remains in the body is directly associated with CAUTI. 2) Research Elements: Methods were to search an electronic database using specific keywords. 3) Outcomes: No specific interventions for CAUTI emerge from the review of literature. Of 53 abstracts that were included in the study, only 9 focused on the duration of catheter use in a causal
Based Practice Task 1 Western Governors University Evidence Based Practice and Applied Nursing Research The nursing topic of interest is bedside handover, which is the concept of conducting shift handover at the patient’s bed instead of doing it at the front desk. Part A The article being analysed is: Tobiano, G., Chaboyer, W. & Murray, A. (2012). Family Members’ Perceptions of the Nursing Bedside Handover. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22, 192-200.