Methods Primary Nursing

Primary Nursing Method was first introduced in England by Lydia Hall (1963). Methods of Primary Nursing is a system where a nurse is responsible for 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, this is a method that provides comprehensive care, individual and consistent.

Primary nursing method requires knowledge and management skills. The primary nurse has the task of reviewing and prioritizing the needs of patients, identify nursing diagnosis, develop nursing care plans, and evaluate the effectiveness of treatment. While other nurses who perform acts of nursing. The primary nurse coordinates the care and inform about the health of patients to other health personnel.

Primary nursing involves all aspects of the professional role, including health education, advocacy and decision making. Primary nurse is a manager at the forefront for the treatment of patients with all accountability and responsibility that accompanies it.