Utilize this comprehensive guide to assist you in developing a well-rounded nursing care plan tailored specifically for individuals experiencing grief. By following the outlined steps and recommendations, you can effectively address the unique needs and challenges associated with grieving.
Nursing care involves the support of general well-being of our patients, the provision of episodic acute care and rehabilitation, and when a return to health is not possible, a peaceful death. Dying is a profound transition for the individual.
One thing that I could never forget in the course of my nursing education was this: We are not allowed to get attached to our patients because that is against the code. We are just not allowed to show how traumatized we actually are, which is why nurses tend to hide their tears if ever the unexpected loss of their patient happened.
Working in health care will teach you that death is inevitable. You’ll be one of people to how life starts and how it will end. Here’s a compilation of the responses from the /r/askreddit thread: