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The nurse assures the responsibility of an aggregate of nursing care according to the bio-psychosocial needs of the beneficiaries or a group of people entrusted to her.
She assesses the state of health of the beneficiary, determines and ensures the implementation of the nursing care plan and treatments She provides nursing and medical care and treatments in order to maintain health, to restore it and to prevent diseases.
A nurse also plans, dispenses and evaluates teaching to the users, their families and to group of people. She participates in research with the aim of the promoting health and the prevention of illnesses. At last, she must hold a permit from the O.I.I.Q.
Carlos Venegas talks about his work as a nurse
"What I like about the Douglas is its commitment to innovation and excellence. Research and teaching are an integral part of clinical practice, and I think that in the future, there will be even more opportunity to grow. At the Douglas, I know that I can always count on the support of my immediate superior when it comes to enhancing my contribution in my unit."
According to the specific rules of the profession, the psychologist designs and performs evaluation, orientation, consultation and psychological treatment activities adapted to the individual and collective needs of the beneficiaries.
The psychologist must have a Master's degree in psychology.
Camillo Zacchia talks about his work as a psychologist
"Psycholgists at the Douglas play a very important role in the evaluation and treatment of the psychopathology. Here, we have psychologists who are researchers and who evaluate treatments and practices. Other psychologists are involved in management. It's very stimulating because you learn a lot by sharing with your colleagues and interdisciplinary teams. I also enjoy the variety of the people we provide care to: children, adults and seniors."
- Determines and puts into place a treatment and intervention program
- Develops or maintains aptitudes
- Compensates for incapacities, diminishes situational handicaps
- Adapts the environment to favour optimal autonomy
- Participates in clinical teaching