Self Assessment

2014 - 2014 - Final NURS-101 Practical Nursing Practice 1
NURS 101 Practical Nursing Practice 1 (PN, 09-Sep-2014 - 11-Dec-2014)
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Paige Lacy
Andrea Kurth
John Stone
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U1
21-Nov-2014 To 12-Dec-2014
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Abilities and Outcomes / Learning Outcomes

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1. COMPETENT AND SAFE PRACTICE WITHIN A PROFESSIONAL, LEGAL, AND ETHICAL FRAMEWORK

1. 1 Comply with Humber College Institute of Technology and Applied learning (ITAL) policies,

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the Practical Nursing Program Student Handbook, Clinical Simulation Lab Code of Behaviour
contract, and professional nursing standards and guidelines.
P.L. : I am always on time and in uniform for class. I also respect the simulation lab code

1. 2 Accept responsibility for own actions and for self-directed learning.
P.L. : I am responsible when owning up to my actions and when I am not successful in class

1. 3 Demonstrate professionalism with attendance, punctuality, dress code, behavior,
language, and timely submission of assignments.
P.L. : I am on time, in my uniform and respect the class room behaviours and respect the lab

1. 4 Use theory-based approach.

P.L. : i was unsuccessful in completing all of the reading every week. Some weeks I came prepared and other weeks I did not. I will work to
improve this.
A.K. : Feedback from teacher was taken constructively and performance improved

1. 5 Ensure a safe environment.

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P.L. : I follow the rules and practice safe actions in the lab

1. 6 Ask relevant questions and answer questions based on thorough preparation.
P.L. : I ask questions throughout the time allowed for practice when I am unsure of my actions.

1. 7 Apply knowledge of the role of the student nurse.

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P.L. : I always participate in class and practice the assessments we learn in the lab. I apply my knowledge in the lab.

2. ACCURATE AND RELEVANT COMMUNICATION

2. 1 Participate in group sharing and discussions.

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P.L. : I always participate in class when I believe I know the best answer or do not understand.
A.K. : Paige would participate very well in small groups, but had to be put on the spot to participate in the large group.

2. 2 Document clearly, accurately, and concisely using written and electronic methods.

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P.L. : I practiced documentation throughout the class. When you gave me feedback in class on my documentation I went back and
changed my work to improve.

2. 3 Demonstration reporting relevant information to the appropriate personnel.

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P.L. : I know when the report information when it is appropriate to the right person.

2. 4 Use communication techniques with the health care team.

P.L. : I always communicate to other people in our group about findings and when something is misunderstood.

2. 5 Maintain privacy and confidentiality.

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P.L. : I know how to provide privacy and confidentiality

2. 6 Use technology to retrieve information from texts and other resources.
P.L. : I use the text book and the internet to help me understand information.

3. CARING RELATIONAL PRACTICE

3. 1 Apply knowledge of the therapeutic nurse-client relationship and effective
communication techniques furing the provision of nursing skills and assessments.
P.L. : I work on communication and am very caring in the nurse - client relationship

3. 2 Establish respectful, polite, and honest relationships with peers, Professors/Clinical
Teachers, and the Lab Technologist.
P.L. : I am respectful and polite to everyone in the lab and classroom setting

3. 3 Exhibit cooperative, helpful, and collaborative relationships with team members.
P.L. : I am always willing to help and create new relationships with the students in the classroom

3. 4 Apply knowledge of strategies for conflict resolution.

P.L. : When a conflict arises I apply my knowledge from nursing theory to resolve the problem.

3. 5 Recognize how one’s behavior affects peer relationships and practice.

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P.L. : When someone is not participating it affects the rest of the group, as an example would be that not everyone would have a partner to
practice when someone is unwilling to participate.

3. 6 Respect the diversity of peers in the learning environment.

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P.L. : I respect everyone in the classroom.

3. 7 Apply knowledge of health teaching and learning strategies.
P.L. : I apply my knowledge from health assessment in the lab.

4. LEADERSHIP AND ADVOCACY

4. 1 Recognize situations that could lead to conflict and apply knowledge of conflict
resolution.

P.L. : when observing the classroom and I see a potential conflict I try to resolve it before it becomes a conflict.
A.K. : When a conflict arose about what order to perform the checklist we, as a group, used rationale to come to a consensus.

4. 2 Demonstrate leadership skills that foster group work and a positive learning environment.

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P.L. : I do not take leadership in class, I follow others. I need to work on my leadership skills
A.K. : Paige is able to lead by example and is able to use her knowledge to advocate for herself when conflict arose within her peer group
regarding checklist execution.

4. 3 Provide feedback to peers and accept feedback from peers.

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P.L. : When practicing with a partner I ensure I provide feedback to my partner to make sure they can improve on their skills in a positive
way.

4. 4 Advocate for self and peers for a quality learning environment.

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P.L. : I always ensure it is a learning environment

4. 5 Ask relevant questions to clarify understanding.
P.L. : I always ask questions during lab time to ensure I am performing as best as I can

4. 6 Respond appropriately to unsafe and unacceptable behaviours.

P.L. : When I see someone doing something the wrong way, I apply my knowledge to help them perform in safe and acceptable behaviours

5. PLANS OF CARE:MEET CLIENTS’ NEEDS AND MUTUALLY AGREED EXPECTED OUTCOMES

5. 1 Identify the importance of assessing clients’ unique needs.

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P.L. : I know how important client needs are

5. 2 Plan holistic, client-centred assessments and interventions that are based on appropriate

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rationale.
P.L. : I know when to plan client - center assessments when appropriate

5. 3 Complete health assessments, interviewing, and nursing skills in an organized and timely
manner.

P.L. : I recognize the amount of time it takes to perform my actions and I always try to improve that time.

5. 4 Perform health assessments, interviewing, and nursing techniques and skills accurately,

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safely, competently and in a timely manner.
P.L. : I am always practicing interviewing and communication skills in timely manners

5. 5 Perform initial assessments of clients’ vital signs, neurological, cardiovascular,
respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems.

P.L. : I have practice initial assessments in the lab and outside the lab to ensure I know how to perform these assessments to the best of
my ability.

5. 6 Use the nursing process as a decision-making tool.

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P.L. : I know how to use the nursing process for decision making

5. 7 Utilize the nursing process to meet client’s healthcare needs related to hygiene, including
integumentary care, nutrition, hydration, digestion, elimination, mobility, and safety.

P.L. : I know the health care needs of all these assessments and their importance as well as when they need to be applied

5. 8 Discuss environmental strategies that promote health safety, and reduce risk including

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infection control, emergency codes, and ethically appropriate and safe use of restraints.
P.L. : I am always informing people of infection control and health safely in and out of the lab

5. 9 Utilize infection prevention and control practice, including, but not limited to: hand
washing and basic personal protective equipment (PPE).
P.L. : I always am aware of Infection prevention in the lab and outside of the lab.

6. COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE: INTERPROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE TEAM

6. 1 Participate knowledgably in discussions with peers and faculty.
P.L. : I aways add my opinions during class discussions with peers and faculty.

6. 2 Acts as an effective and valuable member of the group.

P.L. : I always participate in class in as a valuable member of the group.

6. 3 Ask knowledgeable questions and answer questions knowledgeably.

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P.L. : I always ask for help and for better understanding

6. 4 Seek out assistance
P.L. : When I am unsure of my actions in the class I ask faculty to assist me and give feedback.

6. 5 Use group process and conflict resolution skills to build consensus and collaboration.
P.L. : I try to use conflict resolution in the lab setting whenever it is needed

6. 6 Demonstrate respect for peers and others.
P.L. : I respect everyone in the lab.

7. QUALITY ASSURANCE: CONTINUE AND IMPROVE COMPETENCE

7. 1 Identify strengths and areas for improvement using reflective practice.

P.L. : I write myself notes in class of assessments and actions I need to improve on and to practice outside of the classroom.

7. 2 Utilize self-reflection and feedback from Professors / Clinical Teachers and peers to

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identify strengths and areas for improvement.
P.L. : I always listen to feedback and try to change my performances to improve my strengths

7. 3 Assume responsibility to seek out learning opportunities that foster professional
development.
P.L. : When there is an opportunity to improve my learning I always take the opportunity.

7. 4 Create a learning plan to address areas for improvement.
P.L. : I make a list of things I need to improve to ensure I practice those actions

7. 5 Come prepared to apply theory by reviewing all required preparatory learning materials
and completing all activities.

P.L. : I do not compete all readings every class. I need to improve on my preparation for labs by doing all the readings so I can perform to
the best of my ability

8. USE CRITICAL THINKING, PROBLEM-SOLVING & DECISION-MAKING EFFECTIVELY

8. 1 Utilize problem-solving and decision-making skills related to foundational aspects of
nursing interventions, skills, and practice.
P.L. : I always use problem soling and decision making in the lab

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8. 2 Use a theory-based approach, problem-solving, and decision-making skills in a

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professional and accountable manner.
P.L. : If I did the readings more I would be able to apply a better theory- based approach
A.K. : Paige took feedback regarding the importance of preparation she improved.

8. 3 Use relevant theory to explain the rational underlying the health assessment and
interviewing strategies and techniques and the foundational nursing skills being used.
P.L. : I use my knowledge from health assessment for strategies in class

8. 4 Apply knowledge from nursing, health, biological and social sciences.
P.L. : I am always thinking of the knowledge I know from other classes in the lab setting

8. 5 Demonstrate professionalism and accountability.
P.L. : I am always professional in the lab setting

8. 6 Recognize strengths and limitations and seek appropriate assistance and support.
P.L. : I always recognize what I need to improve on and what I am confident with.

Student Final Summary with Strategies for Continued Growth
I enjoys the last few weeks and have learned many things. I cant wait to continue my education.

Teacher Final Summary with Strategies for Continued Growth
I wish Paige success in the rest of her PN program and in her career in the health field. I believe she will be a very caring nurse. Preparation and
practice to improve confidence will facilitate that success. Well done Paige.
Skills Testing: SAT vital signs 96%
Assessment Testing: SAT Abdominal 90%
Final Exam: PENDING
Overall Final Grade: PENDING FINAL EXAM

Program Coordinator comment
Congratulations

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Referred to Clinical Excellence Committee (CEC)

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The Program Coordinator has reviewed the evaluation

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Student Sign Off
I met with my Clinical Teacher/Preceptor and discussed my evaluation

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In general this evaluation accurately reflects my performance

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Submitted Date: 21-Nov-2014 10:29