The book describes how this organization used simulation to successfully tackle the major interprofessional health issue of our time: patient safety. This health system created a transformative simulation center that involves nurses, doctors, and related health professionals whose work in clinical teams has resulted in measurable improvements in all aspects of clinical decision-making, critical thinking, teamwork, and communication skills toward the ultimate goal of improved patient safety.Key Features:Describes in detail a groundbreaking system of achieving patient safety that uses interprofessional clinical learning through simulation. Detailed case studies using concrete methods and examples illustrate the application of theory to practice. Presents simulations scalable to any size organization and for use by health care professionals in all specialties. Includes theoretical foundations and practical applications for teaching and learning. Focuses on interprofessional cooperation and learning.
.... provides staff nurses and their managers with the knowledge they need to: Identify verbal abuse, bullying, and other detrimental behaviors; Develop responses to defuse or head off such behaviors; Create positive alternatives to hostility.
Making your acquaintance -- When talk's not cheap -- Appearances are (almost) everything -- Interviewing -- Meetings still matter -- Communication technology -- Avoiding blunders with social media -- Mingling amongst the cocktail set -- How dining etiquette and business success go hand in hand -- Thank-you notes and business letters -- Jet setting to success -- Going global
Written by a range of experts in the field, Nursing in Criminal Justice Services takes the reader along the health and justice pathway, from initial patient contact with nurses in police stations, to nursing care in courts, through prison nursing services and finally into the work of the multi-disciplinary team in the community, where nurses work alongside the probation services. Importantly, the authors challenge some frequently held beliefs about people in criminal justice settings, where staff have to manage the competing priorities of providing care and ensuring security. They show how, at its best, this type of nursing can provide safe, compassionate care for vulnerable and often frightened people, leading to hugely improved outcomes for offenders and ultimately society as a whole. Contents include: Recovery and redemption Nursing in police custody Forensic nurse examiners: Caring for victims of sexual assault Caring in court Prison nursing On the out: Supporting offenders in the community Custodial caritas: Beyond rhetoric in caring and custody Caring for vulnerable people: Intellectual disability in the criminal justice system Governance and quality in criminal justice health services Learning opportunities from inquests Professional attitudes and behaviours
The newbie : mistreatment of new nurses -- The know-it-all/criticism queen -- Gossip and trash talk -- Cliques, campaigns, and high-school drama -- Incivility -- Competition and credit -- Personal issues -- The murse -- Better than you -- Generations at work -- Minimizing the value of colleagues -- Politics and CYA -- Nurse managers as the problem -- Patients as victims -- On the battlefield : nurses under attack -- Toxic culture/environment.
Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Health Care provides nurses and other health care professionals tools to reexamine the current state of interdisciplinary partnerships in order to build a more effective, caring, and sustainable health care system. This comprehensive text will benefit nurses by defining and illustrating full partnership in practice, education, and research in order to improve communication and interprofessional collaboration..