CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATION AND CRITICAL CARE NURSING Prepared by Mehtab Jaffer Senior Instructor SONAM
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OBJECTIVES By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to: Principles of critical care and emergency nursing. Psychosocial implications in the care of critically ill patient and family contemporary issues in critical care area Complementary therapies Scope of practice of critical care and emergency nursing. Role of nurse in critical care nursing. Holistic and interdisciplinary approach Standards of healthy work environment in critical care
CRITICAL CARE NURSING Critical care nursing is that specialty within nursing that deals specifically with human responses to life- threatening problems. CRITICAL CARE NURSE A critical care nurse is a licensed professional nurse who is responsible for ensuring that acutely and critically ill patients and their families receive optimal care . • Ioanna, Papathanasiou., Christos, Kleisiaris., Evangelos, Fradelos, Kakou., & Lambrini Kourkouta. (2014)
SEVEN CS OF CRITICAL CARE Compassion Communication (with patient and family). Consideration (to patients, relatives and colleagues) and avoidance of Conflict. Comfort: prevention of suffering Carefulness (avoidance of injury) Consistency (uniformity) Closure (ethics and withdrawal of care).
CRITICAL CARE UNIT Critical care unit is a specially designed and equipped facility staffed by skilled personnel to provide effective and safe care for dependent patients with a life threatening problem.
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