In today’s nursing profession, culturally competent nursing care is increasingly important. According to the United States Census Bureau (2012) minorities currently account for approximately 37% of the U.S. population. It is projected that the minority population will grow to 57% by the year 2060 (United States Census Bureau, 2012). Nurses are expected to provide culturally …

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Nursing students in their first clinical experience often encounter stressful situations and face unique challenges. To help students prepare for their transition into practice, both faculty and nurses in this clinical setting need an in-depth understanding of what nursing students are thinking and feeling in their first-year and their first placement of their first year …

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This essay will focus on scenario 5. It will discuss the illustrated inherent tensions in values and evidence shared decision-making and professional identity in nursing. This will include confronting inappropriate behaviour constructively, dehumanising patients by labeling them and the use of professional barriers and setting an expectation for interactions. It will also outline the comment …

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Nurses have a responsibility to provide the highest level of care possible to any patient this is outlined in the basic nursing ethics. Four most important principles are beneficence, nonmaleficence, autonomy, and justice (McKinney, James, Murray, Nelson, & Ashwill, 2013). Beneficence is providing and promoting good for all patients. Nonmaleficence is avoid risking and causing …

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Assessing practice learning is a vital component within pre-registration education programme. Duffy (2004) stated that mentors must ensure that clinical skills are assessed as a required standard. Mentors are required to support student’s learning in an interpersonal environment and assess and judge their proficiency. The public have a right to expect that qualified health and …

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