Practicum Journal Entry #2: Quality in wound Clinical Specialty

Explain what you observed in the context of quality indicators in your specialty of interest.

• Describe a selected, observed activity or situation. (Note: This should not be more than half a page)
• Explain what you observed in the context of quality indicators in your specialty of interest. Use the Learning Resources and/or the best available evidence from current literature to support your explanation.
Explain at least one way you might integrate quality measures into an educational setting to advance the skills and knowledge of nursing students, staff, or patient populations. Support your response with specific observations from your practicum, and quality indicators, and use the Learning Resources and/or the best available evidence from current literature to support your explanation.

A selected observed activity or situation.

In my practical setting in a wound care clinic, the day started out, we looked at all the patients we needed to see for data collection and media review on what each patient needed. In the process, we discovered a wrong median was uploaded into a patient file, an armpit of a dark-skinned person into the file of a Caucasian patient file. This is a clear media error. How can we prevent this from happening, avoid distraction, making sure that one double check the camera before using it for proper identification?

Answer preview explain what you observed in the context of quality indicators in your specialty of interest.

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