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The adjustment in making these goals will only have a positive effect on meas a person/human/nurse.Putting into place these mindful practices will help me in my role as anurse.Knowing that there are only positives that will come from the changes I make, will makethe changes seem effortless.D1.Healing Environments Best PracticesHealthcare providers are seeing the benefits of a more holistic style of patient care.(Crouse Health, 2019).What is a healing environment?According to John’s Hopkins Medicine,an environment of healing is one “that provides patients and their families an environment where9
Professional Presence and Influencethey feel in control and comfortable in stressful situations.” (2019).There are four elements thatcreate this environment of healing.The first element is internal.The internal environmentconcentrates on healing intention and personal wholeness.The medical providers consciouslywork to improve the health of the patient.To have the body, mind, and spirit, all three, at peacepersonal wellness can occur ensuring wellness and recovery.The second element is theinterpersonal environment.This environment involves cultivating healing relationships andcreating healing organizations.The Samueli Institute states that “The nurturing of healingrelationships is one of the most powerful ways to stimulate, support and maintain wellness andrecovery” (2019).When creating a healing environment, an organization can support this bytheir mission statement and values.The third element of a healing environment is behavioral.Encouraging a healthy lifestyle and collaborative care are the two components of this element.Patients are educated on the importance of a healthy diet and exercise.In order to treat thepatient as a whole, a team of providers is brought together to collaborate on the needs of thepatient.This team might include the primary and specialty providers, a Dietician, PhysicalTherapist, and a Chaplain.The fourth element is external.This includes offering healing spacesand fostering ecological sustainability.When a facility fosters ecological sustainability, theyreduce waste by recycling and using products that are eco-friendly.This provides a saferenvironment for healing.Let’s look at two healthcare facilities that have the best practices for patient healing.Wewill analyze both for elements of internal, interpersonal, behavioral and external environments.First, we’ll discuss Riley Children’s Health, formerly known as Riley Children’s Hospital.It islocated in Indianapolis, Indiana and is a specialty hospital focused on the health and wellbeing ofchildren.Riley has created an optimal healing environment by practicing all four of the10
Professional Presence and Influenceelements.The internal is met by the hospital providing spiritual care and chaplaincy services.

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Term
Fall
Professor
erinsmith
Tags
Nursing, Professional Presence, Health and Healing

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