Proposal for an Ideal Nursing Environment


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Proposal for an Ideal Nursing Environment
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An ideal nursing environment will be created as a medical intensive care unit. The purpose of this unit is to provide nursing care for patients who are critically ill and need care that involves invasive hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation and drug infusion. In this environment, safe, competent and compassionate nursing care will be provided using a holistic approach and evidence-based nursing practice for optimal patient outcomes. The shared governance model will be used to obtain nursing input in the decision-making process and continuous quality improvement will be used for quality improvement. The nurse workload will be reduced with the use of a call team, a...
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