As a leader, how will you influence change in your professional specialty area? Identify two strengths you have that will promote strong leadership. Identify two areas of improvement to your skill in leading and influencing change. What are two priority strategies you will implement as professional development tools for leadership?
An RN working in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is caring for a patient with an acute gastrointestinal hemorrhage related to Hepatitis C liver damage that resulted from cocaine abuse. At the end of the shift, the outgoing RN states to the incoming RN, “I have been in that patient’s room all day, transfusing blood products. It’s such a waste of resources. Why should we even bother to treat him, since he will just be using cocaine again after discharge?” Initial Discussion Post: Address the following: What is the most appropriate way for the incoming RN to approach this situation […]
Nursing Dimensions Module 08 Discussion – Communicating Non-Verbally For this discussion, describe how you typically communicate nonverbally? Support your answer with reference 1. Do you have particular or unique patterns of nonverbal communication? 2. What have others said to you about your non-verbal communication? 3. How do you think your non-verbal communication impacts your effectiveness as a communicator? In what ways do you think your non-verbal communication patterns will influence your ability to provide client-centered care? Support your answer with reference
An RN walks into a patient’s room and encounters the patient with his arms crossed. The patient states in a loud voice, “How come I’m not being taken care of in this hospital?” The patient points to the covered tray on the table across the room and states,” My lunch tray is sitting over there, and I can’t reach it. My call light has been on for the last 30 minutes, and nobody has responded. My wife was right when she said the care here is deplorable!“ Initial Discussion Post: Address the following: Describe which communication style the RN should […]
Discuss how the aging population will affect the current long-term care system over the next two decades. How can healthcare administrators prepare for these changes? Be specific and provide detailed examples to support your major points.