Identify a problem you face regularly in your clinical setting. Next, identify how this problem could be framed as a policy issue.
Discussion cannot be more than (300) words.
Chapters to Read Week 1
Chapter 1: pg.
Frameworks for Action in Policy and Politics
Chapter 2: pg.
An Historical Perspective on Policy, Politics, and Nursing
Chapter 3: pg.
Advocacy in Nursing and Health Care
Chapter 4: pg.
Learning the Ropes of Policy and Politics
Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 6th Edition Author: Diana J. Mason RN PhD FAAN ISBN: 978-1437714166 Publisher: Saunders, (2012)
NURSE IN A TELEMETRY UNIT IN A VERY BUSY HOSPITAL
PROBLEM TO DISCUSS
• Minimizing Waiting time • More Doctor-patient interaction • Proper Patient education • Feedback
IDENTIFY HOW THE PROBLEM SHOULD BE FRAMED AS A POLICY ISSUE
WE FACE OFTEN THE PATIENT/FAMILY INCREASED ANXIETY DUE TO DELAYS IN PERFORMING PROCEDURES (SURGICAL, OR SPECIAL PROCEDURES) AND WE NEED TO DEAL WITH THE FACTS OF THE DR FRAME OF TIME TO SEE PATIENT AT BEDSIDE PATIENT AND FAMILY FRUSTRATION INCREASE WHEN THEY DO NOT INTERACT PROPERLY WITH THE DR, AND CONSULTANTS. FOR THE NURSE IT ONLY ADD MORE STRESS THAT WE ALREADY HAVE TO DEAL EVERYDAY THIS IS VERY FRUSTRATING BECAUSE WITH DO NOT HAVE THE ANSWER TO ALL QUESTIONS AND CAN’T NOT DISCUSS THE ISSUES RELATED TO MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS/CLINICAL CONDTION AND OPTIONS FOR TRATMENT WITHOUT THE ADVICE OF THE PHYSICIAN
2-WRITER : USE THIS INFORMATION AS PART OF THE RESPONSE