Lord as I start my caring to day help me to fix my mind on thee; to be devoted to thee; To my profession. I prostrate before thee and promise to deal with all under my care with compassionate understanding. Please help me Lord to surrender trustfully to thee.
O Lord, I give myself to Thee
Thine ever, only Thine to be
Remember, our spiritual life depends as much as our going to him, as on his coming to us. It is not only our ascent to God but His descent to Man.
Hast thou not heard His silent steps?
He comes, comes, ever comes,
The Patient has a right to ‘CARE’
When the patient is brought to the unit / ward for admission.
- Handle the situation –
- Confidently & Caringly
- Show concern
- Be courteous
- Assess quickly and correctly the priorities of care
- Render quick appropriate skilled care.
- Listen to the patient and the relatives
- Answer queries in an understanding and soft tone with clarity
- Promote comfort.
- Reduce anxiety
- Develop trust
- Make the patient feel safe and secure
- Provide privacy and assist in the examination of the patient by the doctor.
ALL THE WHILE OBSERVE THE PATIENT WITH CARE AND ASSESS THE PATIENTS NEEDS.
- Promptly follow all the stat orders and document neatly and accurately the following:
- Vital signs
- Any other specific information
- Treatment given on admission
- Tests required
- Highlight patient’s
- Blood group
- Allergies (if any)
- Treatment and drugs
- Received prior to admission
- Weight (if patient’s condition permits)
- Take a nursing history and prepare a tentative care plan.
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