Category list : Nursing models
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Frailty and dementia need to be viewed in a more holistic way. This article proposes that a ‘resilience measure’ is needed to complement the cumulative deficit model
All nurses should re-examine the concept of advanced and advancing practice and help to determine the future of their practice and profession
The advanced nurse practitioner role should be re-examined to ensure it advances nursing skills rather than plugging gaps created by a shortage of doctors
The Francis report into appalling standards of care in Mid Staffordshire calls nursing to reflect on history
The second of two articles.discussing humanising care proposes that this kind of human-centred care should form a key part of nurse education. Humanising care, part 2 of 2.
Humanising nursing care: a theoretical modelSubscription
The first in a series of two articles about humanising care explores a theoretical framework based on eight aspects of what it is to be human. Humanising care, part 1 of 2.
Patients benefit from a holistic assessment of their needs. Nursing models help to promote this and also encourage nurses to take a systematic approach
Despite having fallen out of favour, nursing models may incorporate fundamental concepts, values and beliefs about contemporary nursing. It is time to revisit them