Differences in Competencies Between Nurses Prepared at the Associates Degree Level Versus the Baccalaureate Level in Nursing.
Grand Canyon University
Differences in Competencies Between Nurses Prepared with a Associates Degree Versus the Baccalaureate Dregree.
(Anderson, Anderson & Glanze, 2009) Defines evidence based practice as the practice of nursing in which the nurse makes clinical decisions on the basis of the best available current research evidence, his or her own clinical expertise, and the needs and preferences of the patient....
what each represents. A BSN present a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing. An ADN is an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. Both degrees nurses are qualify to take the same licensing exam, and enroll in the same nursing principles of nursing, but the baccalaureate degree nurse extend upon those principles...
Association of Colleges of Nursing, when you compare a nurse with an associate’s degree to a nurse who has a bachelorette degree, the nurse that is prepared with the bachelorette is more prepared clinically and has shown to have lower mortality rates, fewer medication errors, and more positive outcomes...
your nursing research project.
Explain the role of the Institutional Review Board.
Select one of the identified nursing theorists and their nursing models as the framework for your nursing research project. (PLS REMEMBER TO DELETE)
The major ethical concerns specific to conducting nursing research...
Novice Nurse Errors
Have you ever wondered why there are more new graduate nursing errors occurring compared to the errors occurring from an experienced registered nurse? I, for one, am a little baffled that more errors seem to occur from novice nurses than from the experienced nurses. After being...
Making the Problem Worse-Medication Errors
Nwagha, Kelly Emeka
Making the Problem Worse
It is a well-known fact that accessing a hospital or any other healthcare facility particularly when one is sick is primarily to get adequate healthcare service...
the academic theories and trainings in the BSN degree. This will require the new nurse to refresh self about those principles, fundamentals, and theories learned from the study. Limitations include lack of expert skills and dexterity (speed and efficiency in the use of hands) of nursing procedures as...
Philosophy has a great impact on the knowledge development on nurses and the nursing field. As McCurry, Revell-Hunter, and Roy (2009) stated, “Knowledge is built upon theories, together with their philosophical bases and disciplinary goals, are the guiding framework for practice” (p. 42). As nurses...
Reflection has is an essential part of nursing practice and is paramount in development and learning within the profession (Gibbs, 1988).
Bengtsson (1995) recognises that as a student nurse clinical placements give us opportunity to begin to critically analyse and reflect on situations that may arise...
the ways to prevent and detect these errors before they occur is discussed. Some obvious things that came to light from my own experiences include the double entry of orders in the computer (clerical errors), the wrong medication sent by pharmacy (human errors) and the wrong dosage entered due to illegible...
their duty of care and they are challenged with legal and ethical issues on a daily basis. Examples of legal and ethical issues in nursing may refer to topics such as medication administration, consent and abortion just to name a few. To protect the patient, oneself and the health professional team, it is...
Professor Dr. Mihaela Tanasescu, PH.D
The complexity of managing medical errors has been rooted in the legal consequence of malpractice lawsuits. While only a few major medical errors result in malpractice suits, medical error prevention strategies are driven by the principal to practice with in legal...
A seminar and workshop entitled “The danger of Medication error due to understaffed nurses.”
BACKGROUND OF THE PROBLEM
The nursing profession has traditionally accepted responsibility to assure that safe and accessible health care is available to...
the complexity of the care that these patients require. This document will introduce the geriatric population and its special needs, identify five nursing interventions that will address the special needs of geriatrics with diabetes using evidence from the literature, discuss the value of evidence-based...
Definition of Nursing
“Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through diagnosis and treatment of human responses, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations,” defines...
Interruptions and Medication Errors
Healthcare settings can be hectic, demanding, time-constrained environments. Within these environments, nurses are expected to perform tasks that often require their undivided attention. However, nurses are frequently...
pain following a fall. A root cause analysis will help identify key elements which led to the unfortunate event. A plan of action to develop a change theory will help formulate an improvement plan to prevent future occurences like that of Mr. B. A failure mode and effects analysis will be discussed to test...
the administration of a wrong opiate drug to a postnatal patient. The incident occurred whilst checking and administering a controlled drug. The drug error was discovered by the co-ordinator at the end of the day shift. During the daily checking of the controlled drugs, the co-ordinator and another midwife...
Running Head: Alzheimer’s Disease and Nursing Care
Alzheimer’s Patient Course of Disease and Nursing Care Plan
Lisa T. Szewczyk
Delaware Technical and Community College
November 12, 2007
On the fifteenth of October 2007, Ms. Kathleen Casey-Kirschling, the very first of...
faced with many legal or ethical dilemmas. One of the professional
competencies for nursing states that nurses should " integrate knowledge of
ethical and legal aspects of health care and professional values into nursing
practice". It is important to know what types of dilemmas nurses may face
This assignment will discuss the application of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) in mental health nursing with reference to its principles and those of the Recovery Model. A brief discussion of CBT’s historical and developmental background in the management of mental health problems relating to...
pharmacist and the pharmacy assistants during the transition. I had the opportunity to observe the checking process in dispense, storing and ordering of medication and was able to observe consultations. The importance of the laws surrounding the dispense and storing of drugs was on of the first things that I...
Singapore Nursing Board Standards for Nursing Practice defines that Nurses/midwives have the professional responsibility and accountability to uphold
Standard of care and to contribute to their dissemination, interpretation and development despite medical advances, social and demographic changes and...
system providing the main framework and support for the medical profession.
Computer informatics technology is based on theories and designed with specific systems. The theories of informatics relate to the model used for each system’s purpose, function, and structure whereas the system can be thought...
integral part of the foundation of nursing. Nursing has a distinguished history of concern for the welfare of the sick, injured, and vulnerable and for social justice. This concern is embodied in the provision of nursing care to individuals and the community. Nursing encompasses the prevention of illness...
preparation of nursing are not always evident at surface level. The baccalaureate nurse will not stand out due to her title. Just as the associate degree or diploma nurse will not be obvious at first glance. The differences lie in greater knowledge of physical and social sciences, nursing research, public...
For the purpose of this Reflection I shall be using Gibbs et al (1998) Reflective Cycle.
I find this particular cycle offers me direction for my thought process as to how I perceive Reflections.
Within the working environment I experience my reflection as personal and superficial...
"St. Mary's Nurse is Charged; Medication Error Led to Teen's Death" describes the criminal complaint
A Wisconsin nurse who was arrested on a felony charge stemming from an unintentional medical error that led to the death of a patient last summer will serve three years...
skill in the context of learning disability nursing in a medium secure forensic environment, before finally considering implications and recommendations for practice.
It has been argued that medication administration is one of the most time consuming nursing duties, accounting for 40% of a nurse’s workload...