Fundamentals of Nursing 8th Edition chapter 7
Leininger studied caring from what perspective?
What does transcultural perspective mean?
Caring as the essence and central of human need
Caring helps an individual or group improve a human condition
Caring helps protect, develop, nurture, and sustain people
Patients will heal quicker if they feel you care
Cultural Aspects of Care
Know the patients cultural norms for caring practice
Know their cultural practices regarding end of life
Know their cultural practices regarding removal of life support
Know who in the family is the best to provide presence or touch
What is Watson's theory of caring?
Promote healing and wholeness
Rejects the disease orientation to health care
Places care before cure
Emphasizes the nurse-patient relationship
What is Swanson's 5 theory of caring?
What is Swanson's theory of caring?
Nurturing way of relating to a valued other, toward whom one feels a personal sense of commitment and responsibility.
What type of caring do both Watson and Swanson practice?
What is Watson's model?
What does transformative model mean?
The relationship that influences both the nurse and the patient for better or worse.
What is the patient's perspective of caring?
Patients value the affective dimension of nursing care.
Reassuring presence in the room
Recognize an individual as unique
Keeping a close and attentive eye on the situation
Striving to understand an event as it has meaning in the life of the other
Swanson's Being with
Being emotionally present to the other
Swanson's Doing for
Doing for the other as he or she would do for self if it were at all possible
Facilitating the other's passage through life transition (death, birth) and unfamiliar events
Swanson's Maintaining belief
Sustaining faith in the other's capacity to get through an event or transition and face a future with meaning
What is the ethic of caring
Concerned with the relationship between the patient and the nurse and the attitude of each other toward the other
What places the nurse as the patient's advocate who solves ethical dilemmas by creating a relationship?
Ethic of care
Gives priority to each patient as a unique being?
Ethic of care
Tone of voice
Positive and encouraging attitude
What does Caring in Nursing Practice demonstrate?
Behaviors include being present, providing a caring touch, and listening. Caring is a product culture, values, experiences, and relationships with others.
Creates a connection
Non-verbal communication provides comfort and security
Creates trust by interpreting and understanding -develops over time.
Opens the lines of communication-your full attention
Creates a mutual relationship-being aware of patient/family needs
Knowing the patient
The core process of clinical decision making
Aspects of knowing include
Responses to therapy, routines, and habits
Physical capacities and endurance-treat the patient is treating the family
What is spiritual care?
Health is achieved when a person can find a balance between his life values, goals, and belief systems and those of others.
Spirituality offers a sense of what?
Interpersonal and transpersonal connectedness
Connected to self, others and environment
exits when one is connected with God, and unseen force or higher power
What is family care?
A nurse discusses a patient's health care needs with his family. Know the family as well as you know the patient.
What are the challenges of caring?
Improves Nurse-to-patient ratios
Nurses must be committed to caring and willing to establish relationships necessary for what?