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Critical care nurses" efforts to pass along knowledge
Marie Patricia Edwards
Written in English
The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the work of critical care nurses to pass along knowledge of patients to other members of the health care team. Of particular interest were the following questions: which aspects of their understanding of patients do critical care nurses pass along to other health care team members; how is knowledge passed along; and for what purposes or to what ends is knowledge passed along? Data collection for this descriptive, interpretive study occurred in two intensive care units in a tertiary care hospital in Canada. Ten registered nurses, two males and eight females, volunteered to take part in the study. Participants were observed as they provided other health care providers with knowledge of the patients in their care and interviewed regarding this aspect of their work. Interpretation of the data involved multiple readings of the generated text, and a constant back and forth between parts of the text and the whole text. One theme, filling out the picture, was identified from the data. In order to fill out the picture, nurses passed along knowledge of the patient"s current status, knowledge of changes in patient responses over time, knowledge the nurses believed others cared about, knowledge of interventions that worked, and knowledge of the patient as a person and member of a family. Knowledge was conveyed in different ways: as threads of data, by linking together information from the patient"s body systems, through thinking out loud, by pointing, and by building a case. It was clear that the work of critical care nurses to pass along to others knowledge of the patients in their care was a moral endeavour, as evidenced by nurses" persistent and directed efforts, arising from their sense of obligation to the patient, to achieve the particular end of the well-being of patients and family members. Proximity to patients and to other health care team members was essential for this moral work.
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Nurses are challenged in their efforts to provide quality end-of-life (EOL) care in critical care settings that emphasize curative and aggressive lifesaving treatment. 1 Death occurs during or shortly after leaving critical care units for 30% of these patients. 2 Transitioning patients from cure to EOL care can be unclear or awkward and contribute to stress experienced by critical care nurses. Start studying Sole: Intro to Critical Care Nursing: Chapter 1, Overview. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Scholars of nursing practices have claimed practical knowledge is source of knowledge in its own right, nevertheless we know little about this knowledge associated with day-to-day practice. The purpose of this study is to describe knowledge that the more experienced nurses the in ICU make use of and discover the components of care it includes. Understanding this knowledge can contribute to Cited by: 8. Developing best practice in critical care nursing: knowledge, evidence and practice. as the type of knowledge nurses use most in their practice is often at the so-called 'soft' end of science. Thus, the 'Catch 22' situation is that the evidence base for nursing practice is considered to be weak. Furthermore, it is argued in this paper that Cited by:
Certification assists in validating knowledge of the field, promotes excellence in the profession, and helps nurses to maintain their knowledge of critical care nursing. Certification helps to assure the consumer that the nurse has a minimum level of knowledge; however, it does not ensure that care will be mistake-free. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Medicine is an ever-changing science. As new research and clinical experience broaden our knowledge, changes in treatment and drug therapy are required. The editor and publisher of this work have checked with sources believed to be reliable in their efforts to provide information that is tions appear in File Size: 2MB.
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The Efforts of Critical Care Nurses to Pass Along Knowledge About Patients The purpose of this descriptive, interpretive study was to explore and describe the work of critical care nurses in sharing and discussing their knowledge about patients with other members of the health-care by: 6.
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In preparing for the test and the renewals every three years, you will maintain the most up-to-date knowledge about best practices in this important. The aim of this study was to examine perceived barriers to assessment of delirium for critical care nurses, and the impact of education on their knowledge and practice.
Background: Delirium is a significant problem in critical care, leading to increased morbidity and by: 4. Critical care nurses should use a variety of methods to ensure patient safety, often relying upon their knowledge of the patient and personal relationships with other nurses and staff to identify and prevent errors (Walston, Al-Omar, Al-Mutari, & Int, ; Alamry, Al Cited by: 5.
End-of-life care in the critical care setting: Nurses’ practices and factors affecting these practices. Kristen Louise Ranse. BNurs (Hons) MCritCare Nursing. Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) School of Nursing and Midwifery.
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