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system which gives staff the ability to see how often alarms are going off and what the type of alarm is. Utilizing this type of information could enhance the care provided within the ED and optimize the care of patients. E. Explain how a professional nurse can competently demonstrate leadership:Leadership has been defined as the process through which a provider attempts to influence another group to accomplish a goal. There are many leadership styles but in my opinion the best style is coaching leadership. This style concentrates on the development of the staff, analyzing there work styles, looking at their strengths and weaknesses and then set targets and goals that can be measured along the development of each staff member. As a competent professional nurse there are multiple areas that you must demonstrate leadership. Promoting quality patient care is extremely important because it ensures that the patient’s outcome will be positive through the use of policies and procedures.. A Nurse uses evidence based practice in their day to day care of patients. Evidence based practice ensures positive patient outcomes by promoting care in the safest and most direct manner. Another important practice that Nurses perform is compilation of information which aids in quality improvement. Quality Improvementaids in ensuring that patients continue to receive the optimal care by continually assessing nursing quality indicators and creating change in a process that is not functioning optimally.E1. Discuss how the involvement of the professional nurse in the RCA and FMEA processes demonstrates leadership qualities.Including a professional nurse in the interdisciplinary team is important in the RCA and FMEA process because of our major interaction in the care of a patient. The professional nurse is the primary staff member who interacts with patients. This primary interaction is important in the interdisciplinary team because we bring a point of view of the patient and how the healthcare system interacts with them. This course has shown the importance of the professional nurse
C489 Task 2 (1217)8during the change process or root cause analysis. Normally the initial need of a root cause analysis or change process will involve professional nurses because all care passes through the hands of the nurse. The opinions and recommendations from the nurse will aid in defining process and looking at failure points because they are the hub of the healthcare system when working with patients and providing safe care.
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