- 1 What are social factors in nursing?
- 2 Why is it important for nurses to understand the social determinants of health?
- 3 What factors affect a patient’s learning?
- 4 What forces affect nursing in teaching?
- 5 What are social factors examples?
- 6 What are examples of sociocultural factors?
- 7 What are the social determinants of health nursing?
- 8 What are social determinants of health examples?
- 9 How can nurses improve social determinants of health?
- 10 What are some key conditions needed for effective patient education?
- 11 What factors influence health behaviors?
- 12 What are the 8 different types of learning styles?
- 13 What are the current issues in nursing practice?
- 14 What are clinical issues in nursing practice?
- 15 What factors influence nursing education?
What nurses should know
- Educational, economic and job opportunities.
- Physical and mental health care.
- Clean drinking water.
- Fresh food.
- Public safety.
- Social support.
The ability to assess a patient’s social determinants of health is one of the best ways to predict the chance of developing conditions like asthma, COPD, and diabetes, as well as determine the risk of heart attack, stroke, and cancer.
What factors affect a patient’s learning?
Ability to learn depends on physical and cognitive attributes, developmental level, physical wellness, and intellectual thought process. Examples: patients who are critically ill, in severe pain, O2 deprived, weak, deaf, vision impairment. Psychological barriers are related to motivation.
What forces affect nursing in teaching?
Personal variable are age, gender and before experience; educational variables are curriculum and clinical learning environment; intermediate variables are self-efficacy beliefs, outcome expectation and interest.
Socially factors are things that affect someone’s lifestyle. These could include wealth, religion, buying habits, education level, family size and structure and population density.
What are examples of sociocultural factors?
Examples of positive sociocultural factors are strong families, education, healthcare, faith-based, housing, recreational and arts programs, and supportive community-based programs.
The social determinants of health include factors such as income, social support, early childhood development, education, employment, housing and gender. Many of these can result from even more upstream and insidious structural forces at play.
Examples of SDOH include:
- Safe housing, transportation, and neighborhoods.
- Racism, discrimination, and violence.
- Education, job opportunities, and income.
- Access to nutritious foods and physical activity opportunities.
- Polluted air and water.
- Language and literacy skills.
Through interaction with patients and identifying individual patient needs, nurses are in a key role to improve health by addressing SDOH. Collaboration with nursing and interprofessional colleagues and aligning resources with patient needs relative to SDOH enhances patient care and health outcomes.
What are some key conditions needed for effective patient education?
Clinicians must understand unique patient needs to select effective patient education strategies.
- Assess patient health literacy.
- Utilize patient teach-back.
- Offer educational materials in patient preferred formats.
- Lean on health technology.
What factors influence health behaviors?
“health and health behaviors are determined by influences at multiple levels, including personal (i.e., biological, psychological), organizational/institutional, environmental (i.e., both social and physical), and policy levels…
What are the 8 different types of learning styles?
The 8 Learning Styles
- Visual (spatial) Learners.
- Aural (audio) Learners.
- Physical (tactile) Learners.
- Verbal Learners (aka Linguistic Learners)
- Logical (analytical) Learners.
- Social Learners (aka Linguistic Learners)
- Solo Learners.
- Natural/ Nature Learners.
What are the current issues in nursing practice?
Here are five big issues facing nurses:
- Staffing. Short-staffing in hospital settings is a top concern for nurses.
- Long working hours. To help make up for staffing shortages, nurses are often required to work long shifts.
- Workplace hazards.
- Workplace violence.
- Bullying and harassment.
What are clinical issues in nursing practice?
Clinical nursing problems selected for inquiry are generally those encountered in nursing practice and those that deal with modalities of patient care such as support, comfort, prevention of trauma, promotion of recovery, health screening, appraisal and/ or assessment, health education, and coordination of health care.
What factors influence nursing education?
Factors identified as influencing the academic performance of students include the socio-economic background of parents or guardians, lecturer–student relationships, academic support services, demographic factors, quality of nurse educators, availability of facilities in the school, the language of instruction and