Learners examine the phases and characteristics of the reality shock experienced by nurses. They also identify strategies to deal with reality shock and with the transition from student nurse to registered nurse.
Stephen Trzeciak was at the top of his game as a research scientist until an unexpected question from his 12-year-old son transformed his life's work. "What is the most pressing problem of our time? Do we really know? And what would happen if we actually did?" In this talk, Trzeciak discusses the erosion of compassion in healthcare, and proposes a new methodology: "compassionomics."
Ever since Florence Nightingale revolutionized healthcare during the Crimean War by pointing out that infection was killing as many soldiers as bullets, nurses have pushed the envelope of medical practice. But why, asks nurse entrepreneur Rebecca Love, are they rarely involved in the design of healthcare products and workflows? In this passionate talk, she shows why the collective wisdom of nurses, the frontline of medical practice, needs to be incorporated into every stage of healthcare design.