NR 351 Week 7 Discussion, Application of Nursing Theory to Practice
You are a professional nurse caring for Mr. R, a 58-year-old patient who recently underwent surgery for colon cancer that resulted in a temporary colostomy. Select one of the nursing theories from our textbook and address the following:
- How you would provide professional nursing care for Mr. R. using the theory you have selected? Be sure to use terminology from the selected nursing theory to explain your interventions.
- How can patient-centered care and the patient’s cultural preferences be enhanced by use of this theory?
- Relate applications of legal and/or ethical standards to this case study.
NR 351 Week 7 Discussion, Informatics in Professional Nursing
How do you use informatics (not technology) in your nursing practice? What ethical issues have arisen or might arise from use of informatics in professional nursing?
What have you found difficult with informatics in healthcare today? Are there times when you feel it impedes your work? Think about the next 10 years, what changes do you envision? As a consumer in healthcare, how has informatics helped or not helped with your personal care?