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discipline in nursing

  1. 1. DISCIPLINE IN NURSING. BY: A.Glory supriya MSc(N) II yr.
  2. 2. <ul><li>The word Discipline comes from the latin term disciplina which means teaching, learning and growing. </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline comes from one meaning &quot;instruction, knowledge.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. DEFNITION: <ul><li>Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behaviour, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement. </li></ul><ul><li>- Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline can be defined as a training or molding of the mind and character to bring about desired behaviors. </li></ul><ul><li>- Basavanthappa. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Need for disciple: <ul><li>Discipline should be administered promptly, privately, thoughtfully and consistently following rule of infarction. </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline should be progressive in nature and preceded by counseling. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Disciplinary action may have serious and long term consequences for the employee such as loss of income and damage of professional reputation. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Aims and objectives of discipline: <ul><li>To obtain a willing acceptance of rules, regulations and procedures of organization so that organization goals can be achieved. </li></ul><ul><li>To impart an element of certainty despite in several differences in informal behavior patterns and other related change in an </li></ul><ul><li>organization. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>To develop among the employees a spirit of tolerance and a desire to make adjustments. </li></ul><ul><li>To give and seek directions of adjustability. </li></ul><ul><li>To create an atmosphere of respect for the human personality and human relations. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Approaches of discipline: <ul><li>There are two main approaches: </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional approach emphasizes on punishment for undesirable behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Purposes: </li></ul><ul><li>To implement punishment for sin. </li></ul><ul><li>To enforce conformity to custom. </li></ul><ul><li>To strengthening authority of old over the young. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>2. Developmental approach emphasizes discipline as a shaper of desirable behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: </li></ul><ul><li>- To shape the behavior by providing favorable consequences for wrong behavior or unfavorable consequences for wrong behavior. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>- To avoid physical punishments, protection of rights of the accused and replacement of arbitrary individual judgment with group judgment and guilt. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Principles of effective discipline: <ul><li>Discipline is administered promptly following rule infraction. </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline is progressive in nature and preceded by counseling. </li></ul><ul><li>Situation is investigated to ensure that discipline is warranted; </li></ul>
  12. 12. Principles of disciplinary action: <ul><li>Have a positive attitude. </li></ul><ul><li>Investigate carefully. </li></ul><ul><li>Be prompt. </li></ul><ul><li>Protect privacy. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on the act. </li></ul><ul><li>Enforce rules consistently. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Be flexible. </li></ul><ul><li>Advise the employee. </li></ul><ul><li>Take corrective and constructive action. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Penalties <ul><li>Penalty is defined as fine, punishment in the form of a financial payment. </li></ul><ul><li>- Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Types : </li></ul><ul><li>Warning </li></ul><ul><li>Fine </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>c. Suspension </li></ul><ul><li>d. Withholding increments </li></ul><ul><li>e. Demotion </li></ul><ul><li>f. Discharge </li></ul><ul><li>g. Dismissal </li></ul>
  16. 16. Roles and functions of administrator in discipline <ul><li>He or she, encourage employee to be self-disciplined in conforming with establish rules and regulations. </li></ul><ul><li>Assists employee to identify themselves with organizational goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Use of discipline as a means of promoting employee growth. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Periodical assess the need for existing rules and regulations and suggests modification and needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Self aware regarding the power and responsibility inherited in having formal authority to set rules and regulations. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate sensitivity to the environment in which discipline is given. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Ensures that rules and regulations are clearly written and communicated to subordinates. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss rules and policies with subordinates. </li></ul><ul><li>Careful documentation of employee behavior that prompts disciplinary action. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses communication skills. </li></ul>