Presentation on theme: "Nursing as a professional disciplines Dr. Ali D. Abbas/ Instructor, Fundamentals of Nursing Department, College of Nursing, University of Baghdad,"— Presentation transcript:
Nursing as a professional disciplines Dr. Ali D. Abbas/ Instructor, Fundamentals of Nursing Department, College of Nursing, University of Baghdad, email@example.com
CONTENTS 1. Nursing as a professional disciplines 2. Professional Nursing Organizations 3. Guidelines for Nursing Practice 4. Current Trends in Nursing
Nursing standards set forth by professional organizations and an established code of ethics. Nursing focuses on human responses to actual or potential health problems Nursing increasingly focused on wellness; an area of caring Nursing scholarly, with academic qualiﬁcations, research, and publications speciﬁc to the profession Nursing interventions are focused on evidence-based practice, which is practice based on research Nursing evolved through history from a technical service to a person-centered process that maximizes potential in all human dimensions.
Professional Nursing Organizations One of the criteria of a profession is having a professional organization that sets standards for practice and education. Nursing’s professional organizations are concerned with current issues in nursing and healthcare, and influence healthcare policy and legislation.
International Nursing Organization The ﬁrst international organization of professional women by sharing a commitment to maintaining high standards of nursing service and nursing education and by promoting ethics.
National Nursing Organizations Professional American Nurses Association (ANA) National League for Nursing (NLN) American Association of Colleges in Nursing (AACN) National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA)
American Nurses Association (ANA) 1800public education clinical nursing standards advance the profession of nursing lobbying state and federal lawmakers
National League for Nursing (NLN) 1952 foster the development and improvement nursing servicesnursing education
American Association of Colleges in Nursing (AACN) 1969 quality educational standards inﬂuencing the nursing profession improve health carepromoting public support baccalaureate and graduate education research nursing practice
National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA)1952students enrolled in nursing education programs Through voluntary participation students practice self- governance advocate for student and patient rights take collective, responsible action on social and political issues
Standards of Nursing Practice activities that are speciﬁc and unique to nursing allow nurses to carry out professional roles serving as protection for the nurse, the patient, and the institution
Nurse Practice Acts and Licensure Protect the public Create a state board of nursing Deﬁne important terms and activities in nursing Establish criteria for the education and licensure of nurses laws to regulate the practice of nursing
Nursing Process To identify the patient’s healthcare needs and strengths To establish and carry out a plan of care to meet those needs To evaluate the effectiveness of the plan to meet established outcomes To use critical thinking when providing care that is individualized and holistic To deﬁne those areas of care that are within the domain of nursing