NEED A PERFECT PAPER? PLACE YOUR FIRST ORDER AND SAVE 15% USING COUPON:

4.8/5

Case study: Professional Nursing development.

Question Description

Professional Development Exercises :

  • Read the case study presented at the end of Chapter 17 (Guido, p. 362)
    • Was the nurse negligent for unlocking the bath-room door and allowing Judy to shower by herself?
    • Was it below the standard of care for the nurse to leave the bathroom door unlocked when the psychiatrist came to see Judy?
    • How significant are the hospital policy and procedures in this instance?
    • How would you decide this case?
  • Read the case study presented at the end of Chapter 18 (Guido, p. 393)
    • Was the nurse negligent in the advice she gave Mr. Gonzales concerning his condition?
    • Did the nurse exceed her scope of practice in the advice she gave the patient?
    • Should the nurse have instructed Mr. Gonzales to go immediately to the local emergency center?
    • How would you decide this case? Who, if anyone, is liable in this case?
  • Read the case study presented at the end of Chapter 20 (Guido, p. 439)
    • What should the standards of care be for such a patient?
    • Even though the nursing care plan did not specify that the wound should be checked hourly, how should the prudent nurse have acted?
    • Should the lawsuit center primarily on the surgeon for allowing this patient to be sent back to the nursing home for post- operative care rather than insisting he be kept for 24 hours in an acute care facility post-operatively?
    • How would you decide this case?

Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on
Case study: Professional Nursing development.
Just from $13/Page
Order Essay
Looking for a Similar Assignment? Our Experts can help. Use the coupon code SAVE30 to get your first order at 30% off!