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Learning Plan

Name: Davinder Bassi


Area That Requires Development:
- auscultation
Strategies and Resources to be Utilized:
- review health assessment textbook
- review on-line resources ie. YouTube videos
- bring stethoscope to clinical area
- practice auscultation on friends/ classmates
- research medical diagnosis prior to clinical
practice

Date: July 22, 2014


Learning Goal #1
- to be proficient in auscultation
technique
Evaluation Criteria:
- I will be able to identify chest
sounds and their location
- I will be able to return
demonstrate

Time Line:
- by the end of the end of next Clinical Dec. 2014
Area That Requires Development:
- health assessment (msk, abdo, neuro, cardio, resp.)
Strategies and Resources to be Utilized:
- review health assessment textbook
- review all pertinent Humber nursing videos
- review on-line resources ie. YouTube videos
- research related medical diagnoses prior to clinical
practice
- review proper infection control practices

Learning Goal #2
- to be proficient at each health
assessment
Evaluation Criteria:
- able to perform each assessment
without referring to notes
- understand theory behind each
step
- demonstrate using appropriate
PPE and technique

Time Line:
- by the end of second clinical rotation Dec. 2014
Area That Requires Development:
- SC and IM medication administration

Learning Goal #3
- to be proficient at medication
administration

Strategies and Resources to be Utilized:


- review all pharmacology notes (NURS 263)
- research medical diagnosis prior to clinical
practice
- understand drug classifications
- know which drugs are appropriate for which
diagnoses
- review Humber nursing videos prior to clinical
practice
- utilize critical thinking for each med. (6 Rights)

Evaluation Criteria:
- demonstrate appropriate
technique for administration of
each medication using 6 Rights

Time Line:
- by the end of this clinical rotation August 2014

Area That Requires Development:


- documentation

Learning Goal #4
- to be proficient at patient
documentation

Strategies and Resources to be Utilized:


- review texts for methodology
- follow concise charting
- review on-line resources (if any)
- research related medical diagnoses prior to clinical
practice to know what is relevant to document and
what is not
- knowledge of charting using FDARE

Evaluation Criteria:
- demonstrate concise
documentation for each shift

Time Line:
- by the middle of next rotation November 2014
Area That Requires Development:
- catheter insertion (male & female)

Learning Goal #5
- to be proficient at catheter
insertion

Strategies and Resources to be Utilized:


- review health assessment textbook
- review all pertinent Humber nursing videos
- review on-line resources ie. YouTube videos
- research related medical diagnoses prior to clinical
practice
- review proper infection control practices

Evaluation Criteria:
- demonstrate painless catheter
insertion using aseptic technique

Time Line:
- by end of next rotation December 2014
Area That Requires Development:
- collecting urine R+M, C&S (male & female)

Learning Goal #6
- to be proficient at urine
specimen collection

Strategies and Resources to be Utilized:


- review health assessment textbook
- review all pertinent Humber nursing videos
- review on-line resources ie. YouTube videos
- research related medical diagnoses prior to clinical
practice
- review proper infection control practices

Evaluation Criteria:
- demonstrate painless catheter
insertion using aseptic technique

Time Line:
- by end of next rotation December 2014

Area That Requires Development:


- attendance and punctuality

Learning Goal #7
- to not miss any clinical hours

Strategies and Resources to be Utilized:


- plan for less studying the night before clinicals
- make arrangements for other family members help
out more

Evaluation Criteria:
- attain maximum allowable
clinical hours

Time Line:
- throughout next rotation ending December 2014
Area That Requires Development:
- trach care

Learning Goal #8
- to be proficient at tracheostomy
care

Strategies and Resources to be Utilized:


- review health assessment textbook
- review all pertinent Humber nursing videos
- review on-line resources ie. YouTube videos
- research related medical diagnoses prior to clinical
practice
- review proper infection control practices

Evaluation Criteria:
- demonstrate proper trach care
using aseptic technique

Time Line:
- by middle of next rotation November 2014
Area That Requires Development:
- wound care

Learning Goal #9
- to be proficient at dressing
changes

Strategies and Resources to be Utilized:


- review health assessment textbook
- review all pertinent Humber nursing videos
- review on-line resources ie. YouTube videos
- research related medical diagnoses prior to clinical
practice
- review proper infection control practices

Evaluation Criteria:
- demonstrate appropriate dressing
changes using aseptic technique

Time Line:
- throughout next rotation ending December 2014

Area That Requires Development:


- organization

Learning Goal #10


- to be proficient with 3 patient
assignment

Strategies and Resources to be Utilized:


- become more efficient at bedside care
- improve time management skills

Evaluation Criteria:
- safely manage 3 patients on my
own

Time Line:
- by August 2015