Working in the health care industry often puts health care professionals in the line of danger from ill patients, stressed families, overburdened health care facilities, and the many situations and locations in which each individual works. The Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CIS) Management Tool has been designed to decrease the stress levels of those that experienced or witnessed violence or trauma. You will read the article “Workplace violence: Differences in perceptions of nursing work between those exposed and those not exposed: A cross-sector analysis” to complete your assignment. Write a 1,250-1,500-word paper describing the CIS. Be sure to specifically address:What are the physical, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral reactions to stress?Can you name at least three professions that are at risk and would have utilized the tool?What is the purpose of using the tool?What is the expected outcome from utilizing this stress management tool?Do you believe the tool to be useful in decreasing stress and coping with violence in the workplace? Why or why not?
Reflection mini paper
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The objective of this assignment is to examine your own cultural influences in the delivery of culturally competent nursing care to diverse cultural groups. You should use one of the many available cultural self-assessment tools. You are expected to discuss your personal feelings and beliefs, their implications and the actions you may take to overcome any barriers to the provision of culturally competent care.
This is a reflective writing assignment, meaning that you may use personal pronouns. The emphasis is on the process of self-exploration and self-discovery, not on evaluating or judging the student’s attitudes or feelings revealed in this exercise. Emphasis will be on quality rather than quantity.
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReflection of personal feelings/experiences Excellent: Personal experience/feelings of the writer are fully explained
10.0 pts Good: Reflection of the personal feelings of the writer are clearly mentioned and expanded on
6.0 pts Fair: Personal experience/feelings of the writer are poorly develped in the reflection
4.0 pts Poor: No personal experiences are given
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeImplication Excellent: Implications are clearly discussed and demonstrate critical thinking skills
10.0 pts Good: One or more implications are given and are sufficiently clarified