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Professional Adjustment for nursing

Professional Adjustment for nursing

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MY PRELIM NOTES FOR PROFESSIONA ADJUSTMENT 
PROFESSION
An occupation or calling
requiring advancetraining
Experience in some specific or
specialized body of knowledge
Provides
service to society 
in that specialfield
 The term profession is honoric and shouldbe carried with pride and honor
NURSING
An occupation requiring a
unique body of knowledge
and
skills
and which
servessociety 
PROFESSIONAL NURSE
Completed a basic nursing educationprogram
Licensed in his/her country or state topractice professional nursing
NURSING PRACTICE
Primary responsibility promotion of health andprevention of illness
Collaborate with other health care providers
o
Curative
o
Preventive
o
Rehabilitative aspects of care
o
Restoration of health
o
Alleviation of suffering
o
 Towards a peaceful death
Provide nursing care through the utilization of thenursing process
o
 Therapeutic use of self 
o
Executing health care techniques andprocedures
o
Essential primary health care
o
Comfort measures
o
Health teachings
o
Administration of written prescription fortreatment
o
 Therapies
o
Oral
o
 Topical
o
Parenteral medications
o
Internal examination during labour in theabsence of antenatal bleeding and delivery
o
Suturing of perineal laceration
 
Establish linkages with community resources
Coordination with the health team
Provide health education to individuals, familiesand communities
 Teach, guide and supervise students in nursingeducation programs
 The nurse is required to maintain competence bycontinual learning through continuing professionaleducation
QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES OF APROFESSIONAL NURSE
Professional Preparation
o
Have a license to practice
o
Bachelor of science degree in nursing
o
Be physically and mentally fit
Personal Qualities and ProfessionalProficiencies
o
Interest and willingness to work and learn
o
Warm personality and concern for people
o
Resourcefulness and creativity, wellbalanced emotional condition
o
Capacity and ability to work cooperativelywith others
o
Skill in decision making
DEFINITION OF LICENSE
A legal document given by the government thatpermits a person to offer to the public his or herskills and knowledge in a particular jurisdiction
CONTRACT
Meeting of minds between two persons wherebyone binds himself, with respect to other, to givesomething or to render some service
A promise or a set of promise which the lawrecognizes as a duty and when that duty is notperformed the law provides a remedy
NURSING ETHICS
Ethics came from the Greek word ETHOS moralduty
Standard to examine and understand moral life
Guides of human conduct provided by ethicalsystems
How people make judgement in regard to right orwrong
Critical reflection about morality and rationalanalysis about it
 
 JOHNSTON- examination of all ethical and bio-ethical issues from the prospective of nursingtheory and nursing ethics
VERCOE - the fields of nursing ethics be focused onthe needs and experiences of practicing nurses,the exploration of its meaning and that of ethicalpractice in terms of the perception of these nurses
Morals
Specific ways of behaviour or of accomplishingethical principles
Greek work MORALIS
Social consensus about moral conduct for humanbeings and society
Morality is what you believe is right and good
Health Care ethics
Division of ethics that relates to human health
Realm of human values, morals, customs,personal beliefs and faith
Bioethics
Specific domain of ethics that focuses on moralissues in the field of health care
Result of life and death dilemmas faced by healthcare practitioners
Systematic study of human behaviour in the fieldof life science and health care in the light of moralvalues and principles TELEOLOGICAL APPROACH
Greek word TELOS or goal or end
 The right thing to do is the good thing to do
Act utilitarianism- good resides in the promotion of happiness or the greatest net increase of pleasureover pain
If the act helps people, then it is a good act
If the act hurts people then it is a bad act
FLETCHER’S GUIDELINES FOR MAKING ETHICALDECISIONS
1.
Consideration for
 people as human beings
2.
Consideration of 
consequences
3.
Proportionate
good to come from the choices
4.
Propriety of 
actual needs over ideal or potential
needs
5.
A desire to
enlarge choices and reduce chance
6.
A courageous
acceptance of the consequence of the decision

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