Noncompliant Patient.

Compliance means to be cooperative, willing to follow Treatment Regimen. Noncompliance means not cooperative, unwilling to follow Treatment Regimen. The questions that arises is why will someone refuse treatment regimen?Why will someone refuse to cooperate with their plan of care.Why will you reject something that will make you better. Something that will keep you healthy […]

Mathematics Test( in relation to Flight and Fight).

The teacher wanted to give the students surprise Math Test . He distributed the test on their desk before the students came in. As they walked in,he announced put away your backpacks bring out your pencils and have your seats.And he distributed the calculators. They all sat down quietly.One of the students looked at the […]

PATIENT EDUCATION.

Nurse and Patient Husband. Foley catheter was inserted in a fifty years old female due to urinary retention based on the Emergency Room doctor’s order.Patient was having difficulty to urinate,all effort for her to urinate before placing the Foley catheter in her was impossible. Bladder scan was done and it showed that she had over […]

PATIENT EDUCATION

Nurse and Patient Daughter: Patient daughter called the Nurse to the room because her mother wanted to urinate(void)The doctor has ordered to ambulate patient three times a day(TID) So when the patient called that she wanted to urinate.The Nurse was happy because it is a great opportunity to start the ambulation. So when the nurse […]

Doctors and Nurses Relationship.(In my perspective)

Congratulations to Doctors and Nurses for providing excellent Patient care. Doctors and nurses have been working together as team for centuries  and will continue to do so. A Doctor is a Medical Practitioner,a licensed Professional that Practice Medicine.It involves Promoting,maintaining health through,studying ,diagnosis and the treatment of diseases,physical injuries and mental health.A Nurse is a […]

Nursing Collaboration.

Communication: Nurses understand that communication is a very important recipe for Nursing assessment. This is one of the fundamental of nursing process.Great interpersonal skills are very important.It promotes good patient outcome,creates mutual respect for each other. Proactive Nurses: These Nurses come to work ready to solve problems.They function effectively and efficiently within the Nursing profession […]

Unfair Assignment (In My Perspective). Nursing.

Unfair Assignment: Assignment should be distributed fairly based on experiences and categories..For example a new nurse that does not understand tracheotomy care and chest tubes should not be assigned with those patients.They cannot take adequate care of these patients without proper guidance.With hospitals shortage of nurses ,long hours and poor working conditions.The job become more […]

PATIENT CALL LIGHTS.

The call light is life alert or lifeline.It is a universal standard that demonstrates the quality of care.It should not be abused by anyone. There are various types of call lights (Regular call lights,call lights for paraplegics and call light for quadriplegics.) Who should answer the call light? In my perspective everyone should answer the […]

Building Nurse Patient Trust Relationship.

NURSES YOU MOVE ME by Philomena Okeke @Amazon.com Effective Communication:Communicate well with your patient. Introduce yourself, for example.”My name is Jenny I will be your nurse from 07am to 3:30pm.Explain your role in the Medical Team to your patient. Write down your name on the chalk board.Update the chalk board. Assess and Listen: Assess your […]