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Self Reflecion

  • Date Submitted: 08/03/2014 10:23 PM
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Stage Nursing process is an essential core of practice for the registered nurses to deliver patient-focused holistic care. This self- reflection provides an insight on different nursing management chapters. Nursing management and the role played by nurses in their professional dimensions have various crucial aspects such as communication, analyzing, planning, implementation, how to engaging with patients effectively and also clinical reasoning. Several extracts and research have been taken from various readings and reliable sources.
          On viewing the first extract in order to reflect on it, I came across the first diagram in relation to the nursing process. Refer to Lewis and Foley, (2011), the diagram made me focus on what these different steps are because in health assessment these are intriguing steps in health assessment frameworks. Nursing process includes five major clinical steps. The first stage is assessment which includes collection of objective and subjective data for determining the overall patient functioning in order to make professional clinical judgment. Typically a medical assessment is conducted for evaluating the aetiology of the disease and response of the patient to potential health problems in order to make correct medical diagnosis. The different types of health assessment include comprehensive initial assessment, partial assessment, problem-oriented and emergency assessments. Second stage is diagnosis, which utilizes the nurse’s clinical judgment on the response of the clients to potential and actual health needs (ANA, 2014). Diagnosis is observed as the basis of the nursing care plan and it not only reflects the pain of the patients but also the pain caused by problems such as poor nutrition, anxiety, family conflicts and other complications. The third stage is planning stage which is based on diagnosis and assessment. Here, the nurses set achievable and measurable patient goals for adequate patient care. The next stage is...

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