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These judgements might involve beginning to prioritize care and adapt care under fairly close supervision. Effective communication should be demonstrated when interacting with patients and the nursing team. For example, when taking a patient’s observations post-operatively, you note that their pulse rate has increased from 80 beats per minute to 96, their blood pressure has fallen from 120/80 to 110/60, and their respirations have increased from 16 per minute to 24. You know from reading about post-operative care that the patient may be going into shock.

Structured relationship between the nurse and patient that incorporates professional regulation and a code of ethics within a statutory framework. Defining what nursing is enables the public to have an understanding of what can be expected from nurses. This is extremely important when building a structured relationship with patients in order for all parties to have realistic expectations of what the nurse is able to provide. Part of the problem in defining nursing is that the many and varied generic and specialist roles that nurses take on can confuse core definitions of what nursing is and should be for all its patients/clients.

Not to be redistributed or modified in any way without permission. Practice Level 1 You inform your mentor of what Mrs Brown has said JOBNAME: McGraw−AstonWakefiel PAGE: 12 SESS: 39 OUTPUT: Tue May 4 15:37:25 2010 SUM: 887D13FE /production/mcgraw−hill/booksxml/aston/chap02 USING PROFESSIONAL SKILLS TO SUPPORT DECISION MAKING You inform your mentor of what Mrs Lewis has said. The mentor asks you to play with Sally to distract her while she talks to Mrs Lewis to see what her concerns are. The mentor shows you how to document Mrs Lewis’s concerns in the care plan and shows you how to refer Sally to the respiratory nurse and school nursing service so she has support after discharge.

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