This article was written on 05 Janand is filled under Volume 5 No 4. To identify and explore the perceived experiences of nurses and physicians with incorporating an automated clinical decision support system in their critical care practices. Technological advancement has created ethical practice dilemmas in critical care settings.
This 3 credit course is designed for social workers, psychologists, counselors, therapists, nurses and other health care professionals, and is at the intermediate instructional level.
Course Description This course reviews aging from a bio-psychosocial perspective, with a focus on long-term care. It is written by a therapist with experience as a clinical coordinator and case manager for residential care and skilled nursing facilities.
The mental health professional can play a vital role in the well being of elderly individuals and their families and caregivers. Therapists can help aging individuals restore and maintain meaningful activities and a valued identity. Therapists can help families and caretakers improve their support for the aging individual as well as their own well being.
This course reviews mental health challenges of aging. These include adjustments to change and loss, cognitive changes, psychiatric disorders, and recovery from abuse, exploitation and neglect.
The anticipated population of elderly persons relative to younger wage earners will produce strains in the systems of care that will lead to increased mental health and family stress issues.
This course will review the demographic changes and challenges to staff and family members posed by these changes. The older population is highly vulnerable to abuses such as fraud, violence, and neglect. Legal and ethical issues are covered, primarily regarding reporting of suspected abuse, exploitation, or neglect.
After completing this training you will be able to: This course will enable clinicians to: View aging from a bio-psychosocial perspective. Treat families that have issues related to aging. Respond to mental health issues to which the elderly population is vulnerable.
Understand long-term care issues pertaining to the aging population. Be aware of alternative arrangements for the elderly. Respond effectively, safely, and ethically to concerns regarding elder abuse.Critical thinking values, skills, and knowledge are integral to evidence-based practice in the helping professions.
Inflated claims of knowledge, both in the media as well as in the peer-reviewed literature, show critical thinking to be ever more important to decrease the influence of marketing in the guise of scholarship. Critical thinking is a term that we hear a lot, but many people don't really stop to think about what it means or how to use it.
This lesson will tell you exactly what it means and make you. Why all the fuss about critical thinking? How does critical thinking actually work on the floor? This episodes uses real life examples to show you how critical thinking works on the floor and how it kicks in with nursing care Continued.
The Elements of Critical Thinking - Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skilfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and/or evaluating information gathered from or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action.
Nursing student’s perceptions on how immersive simulation promotes theory–practice integration. Welcome to Nursing Praxis in New Zealand Ranking - ERA Rank A Our Vision. To contribute to knowledge transmission and utilisation that stimulates and encourages praxis - "the action and reflection of people upon their world in order to transform it" (Friere, ).