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professional development #2

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1. this is also called participative
2. it is based on the belief that every group member should have input into the development of goals and problem solving
3. a leader or manager acts primarily as a facilitator and resource person and is concerned for each member of the group
4. this style is a more "talk with the members" style and much less authoritarian than the autocratic style
-people-centered approach
-allows employees more control and individual participation in the decision-making process
-emphasis is on team building and spirit of collaboration through the joint effort of all team members
-leaders function to facilitate goal accomplishment while stressing the self-worth of each individual
-treat each staff member as an adult and expect the same in return
-criticism focuses on behaviors, not on personality, and its purpose is to promote growth and development of the staff
works best
-mature employees who work well together as groups
-sometimes does not work as well with ancillary staff, who in many cases will need more direction
-group decision-making sometimes seems slow and frustrating to those who expect prompt action on an issue
-disagreements are more likely and sometimes require more time to resolve
-demands more of the leader
-valued for the sake of the growth and development of the staff it facilitates
results in health care settings
-shared governance (an organized, systematic approach to decision making that enables nurses at all levels to participate)
-self-directed work teams
-quality improvement staff committees
FON 1255
-schedule the priorities that you have established for patients within set time frames
-determine the best time for activities such as conducting teaching sessions, planning ambulation, and providing times for rest
FON 1257
prioritizing id deciding which needs or problems require immediate action and which ones could tolerate a delay in response until a later time because they are not urgent
-the nurse and the client mutually rank the client's needs in order of importance based on the client's preferences and expectations, safety, and physical and psychological needs; what the client sees as his or her priority needs may be different from what the nurse sees as the priority needs
-priorities are classified as high, intermediate, or low
-client needs that are life-threatening client or that could result in harm to the client if they are left untreated are high priorities
-nonemergency and non-lifethreatening client needs are intermediate priorities
-client needs that are not related directly to the client's illness or prognosis are low priorities
-when providing care, the nurse needs to decide which needs or problems require immediate action and which ones could be delayed until a later time because they are not urgent
-the nurse considers client problems that involve actual or life-threatening concerns before potential health threatening concerns
-when prioritizing care, the nurse must consider time constraints and available resources
-problems identified as important by the client must be given high priority
-the nurse can use the ABCs-airway, breathing, and circulation-as a guide when determining priorities; client needs related to maintaining a paten airway are always the priority
-the nurse can use Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs theory as a guide to determine priorities and identify the levels of physiological needs, safety, love and belonging, self-esteem, and self-actualization (basic needs are met before moving to other needs in the hierarchy)
-the nurse can use the steps of the nursing process as a guide to determine priorities, remembering that data collection is the first step of the nursing process