Scope of practice
Established by who?
Statement that describes The Who what where when why and how of the nursing practice.
An obligation or willingness to accept one's responsibility.
The quality or state of being self governing; the freedom to act on what you know.
Code of ethics:
Established by who?
A list of provisions that makes explicit the primary goals, values, and obligations of the nursing profession.
Workplace relationship with common interests.
An organization that represents a professional group, such as nurses represented the the ANA.
Moral, legal, or mental accountability.
Social Policy Statement:
A statement that describes the profession of
A reference point against which other things can be evaluated and that serve as guide to practice.
American Nurses Foundation:
Organization with mission to improve healthcare and support nurses across the US. Help nurses in the work place.
American Academy of Nursing:
Serves the public and the nursing profession through its activities to advance health policy and practice.
The "Think Tank" of Nursing.
National Legue of Nursing (NLN)
What are the 4 goals?
Framework/curriculum for nursing education.
- 1. Leaders in nursing education
- 2. Commitment to members
- 3. Champion for nurse educators
- 4. Advancements of the science of nursing education
American Associatiation of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) :
Essentials (pg 26-27)
National organization for education programs at the bachelorette level and higher.
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) :
- Non profit International organization based in the US.
- Mission is to provide leadership and scholarship and practice education into research improvements in the health of all people.
focuses on facts and is related to quantitative explanations--predicting and explaining.
Focuses on a person's moral values--what should be done
focuses on understanding and actualizing a relationship between a nurse and a patient, including knowledge of self.
focuses on the nurse's perception of the patient and the patient's needs, emphasizing the uniqueness of each relationship and interaction.
pulling together he knowledge gained from the other types of knowing, allowed the nurse to understand the patient better and to provide higher quality care.
Ability to face and fairly address ideas, beliefs, and viewpoints for which one may have negative feeling.
Characteristics of the patient-centered relationship are as follows:
- -Being physically present with the patient.
- -Having a dialogue with the patient.
- -Showing a willingness to share and hear-to use active listening.
- -Avoiding assumptions
- -Maintaining confidentiality
- -Showing intuition and flexibility
- -Believing in hope
The Goldmark Report
- 1.) separate university schools of nursing from hospitals