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Report on Progress of Professional Portfolio


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NorQuest College
NFDN 2003 O02 XL - 2015
Assignment # 2
Jasmine Guanlao Sagun
January 23, 2016

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The competency number: E 10


Letter: E
Subcategory: Basic wound care
DESCRIPTION OF

One significant learning experience for me in this course is learning

ONE SIGNIFICANT

how to do wound care for the patient.

LEARNING
EXPERIENCE IN THIS
COURSE
I learned how to change dressing, assess and cleaning the wound. I
learned how to prepare sterile field, the differences between acute
WHAT I LEARN

wound and chronic wound, how to pack the wound, difference types of
dressing, time management and gartering all the supplies from the
beginning will help prevent infection and save time. Therefore, I can
apply this knowledge to practice.
I would rate my proficiency is good because I can apply the theory into

PROFICIENCY

RATING

the labs situation. And this skill and knowledge will help me to have a
good experience when it comes to the real situation.

WHY IT WAS

According to Potter, Perry, Ross-Kerr, Wood, Astle, and Duggleby

MEANINGFUL/

(2014) that every steps for wound changing and irrigation are playing

SIGNIFICANT

an important role:
Assessing the wound and choosing the right dressing will get the
better treatment for different types of wound.
Good handwashing before and during the procedure to avoid

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contaminate and infection.


Providing pain medication and explain the procedure to the patient
will help the client feel more comfortable.
All the nurses should follow all these basic steps to prevent any further
complication such as infection, and less painful, and help the wound
heal faster.
I will apply this useful experience from this course in the future. I will
make sure that I always use these techniques before and during the
HOW I WILL APPLY
THIS

LEARNING IN

NURSING PRACTICE

wound care procedures. I will explain to the patients that keeping the
wound clean and apply the right dressing are playing an important role
for the wound to heal. Additionally, I will give the pain medication at
least 30 minutes before to help the client feel comfortable (Potter et al,
2014). I will do the documentation after I finish all the work.

References
Potter, P. A., Perry, A. G., Ross-Kerr, J. C, Wood, M. J., Astle, B. J, & Duggleby, W. (Eds.).
(2014). Canadian fundamentals of nursing (5 th ed.). Toronto, ON: Mosby/Elsevier
Canada

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Potter, P. A., Perry, A. G., Stockert, P. A., Hall, A. M., Ross-kerr, J. C., Wood, M. J.,
Duggleby, W. (Eds.). (2014). Canadian fundamentals of nursing (5th ed.). Toronto, ON:
Mosby/Elsevier Canada