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Transference And Countertransference In Nursing
Staff supervision: Just what it implies, a supervisory capacity in nursing home care and management. ...Read more
Transference is a phenomenon characterized by unconscious redirection of feelings from one person to another. One definition of transference is "the inappropriate repetition in the present of a relationship that was important in a person's childhood." another definition is "the redirection of feelings and desires and especially of those unconsciously retained from childhood ...Read more
What changes have occurred in assisted living and skilled nursing facilities in preparation for boomers/?
See below: 20 yrs ago, seniors and their families had few options to turn to for long term assistance and support other than expensive, institutional-like nursing homes. Obamacare and other tweaks in the healthcare laws may allow seniors greater access to resident-centered options/in a facility that seems more like a residence than a hospital. ...Read more
How does a therapist handle confidentiality in cases in which the client expresses thoughts of self harm?
Legal Issues first: If one is potentially harmful to one's self or to others it must be reported and the person is taken to the nearest facility for psychiatric evaluation. Aside from that exception it is a matter of law that information given to a therapist remains confidential unless released by the patient. If the patient is a minor, parents or guardians have access. Dss can access it if abuse is reported. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Levels of care: The highest level of care is delivered in the hospitals. Out of the hospital the highest level of care is in a skilled nursing facility that can give complete custoidial care including total patient assistance with daily living, giving medications and intravenous therapy, and all necessary care. The next level of care are assisted living homes that can help people who need less nursing care. ...Read more
In your opinion, is neonatial/nicu nursing a good feild to go into.. And is there a shortage of these professionals?
Excellent career: Neonatal nursing is a wonderful career. You will learn to care for very sick babies and their families. Often the care you give will make a tremendous difference in the life of your patient and family (forever!). It is very gratifying to have one of your 'graduates' come back to visit. As for job openings, this varies by year and decade. Follow your dreams. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: If your loved one has not received proper hygiene care, please contact either unit manager, supervisor of nursing or director of nursing. If not helping, please contact administrator. If you feel that the whole place is not helping for the loved ones, then you have the right to report to the state department of health for possible abuse/neglect. ...Read more
In your practice is it consistent to see huge differences in personality in patients on and off their psychiatric meds?
NO.: Consistently, no. Sometimes, yes. It depends substantially on the diagnosis, types of medications, and many other factors. For instance, in some patients with adhd, they are angry, short tempered, and belligerent initially, but when they are taking a therapeutic dose of medication, they are much calmer and focused. If they stop their meds, the old symptoms return. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Both are: Like any process that requires a team effort, each individual member is important. Everyone has a important role. ...Read more
Work of therapy: The work of therapy also involves discussing and working through feelings towards your therapist, or "transference." transference means that one "transfers" intense feelings towards important people in early life, onto the therapist. Understanding these patterns allows you to make changes in how you relate to others. This work also helps dissipate the intense feelings towards your therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loss of independence: The elderly are not different than the rest of us. They want to retain their independence and sense of freedom as long as possible. Being in a nursing home often means that they will lose some of their freedom and it is a hard concept to accept. ...Read more
Many issues 2 consid: Check out http://www.aplaceformom.com/assisted-living for starting point re assisted living which is essentially a facility w/basic non-skilled nursing services (otherwise, you'd be looking at skilled nursing facility or nursing home if you needed skilled nursing). ALF are covered by state & local regulations. Hiring certified nursing assistant is just contract btwn you & CNA to provide home care ...Read more
When you go to a nursing home and everyone in a chair is in the lobby near the nurses, is that ok?
Not great: If they are there for a short time, ok. If it is all day, they are missing individual and group activities and the lack of such activities can actually cause and not prevent agitated behaviors. ...Read more
No restrictions: There are no, and should be no, restrictions for breastfeeding or pumping. Feel free to feed and pump away (with as much modesty as you can manage), and ignore any dimwits that cause you any troubles. Your doing a great thing for your child and anyone who has a problem should be ashamed of themselves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was assigned to find out about education requirements, licenses and certifications, salary ranges, and job opportunities for three different jobs in the health profession field. What are the positive aspects and the challenges in healthcare?
Aspects of healthcar: In health care, you are delivering advice, examining and questioning others with intentful Listening and treating accordingly. The jobs offer a chance to help others and make a difference. We now live In a digital world of record and diversity which with more regulations, can be a challenge, but still rewarding ...Read more
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