STANDARDS AND DECISION MAKING PAPER

STANDARDS AND DECISION MAKING PAPER

Reflection activity 3000 words Chose an event of care from your NURS3002 professional placement block (this may be an admission, a discharge, a wound review, medication administration, a therapeutic intervention etc. • This event needs to be identified • Outline briefly the event • You must be explicit in explaining how you as a student nurse were involved in this event. • Address each of the 7 standards stating how your practice in this event demonstrated these professional standards. • Ensure you focus on what you did and how that demonstrates your practice to be aligned to each of the 7 standards. • Where relevant support your actions with relevant literature and reference appropriately such as rational for therapies. • Identify which Decision Making Theory you implemented throughout this episode of care and discuss how it influenced your practice at this time. • Part one is worth 50% of your topic total • Part two is worth 20% of your topic total Part 1 (50% of topic total mark) Outline of episode of care • De-identifiable patient date (name, age, sex), do not abbreviate patient to “pt” • Clinical area (ward type) • Patient diagnosis/ reason for care/ admission • Relevant medical / social history • Your involvement in this episode • Outline specific episode of care 200 words Standard 1 350 Standard 2 350 Standard 3 350 Standard 4 350 Standard 5 350 Standard 6 350 Standard 7 350 Part 2 (20% of topic total mark) Decision Making Theory used 300 words • Identify early in your professional placement a specific episode of care to a patient. You need to be involved in suitable episodes of care to allow you to demonstrate your skills for this assessment, this will vary depending on the venue or ward • you need to be reflecting on that event and your role in delivering care. Reflect on your practice aligning to the 7 standards and the Decision Making Theory that influenced your practice. APA referencing style. standards can be found on: https://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Codes-Guidelines-Statements/Professional-standards/registered-nurse-standards-for-practice.aspx