|Learning Goal/s and Learning Plan
for this course
(use SMART criteria to develop your goal/s)
|By the end of the nursing clinical practicum in the surgery department on April 1, 2023, I will be able to apply nursing knowledge and skills effectively in providing safe and competent patient care during the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative phases of patient care
|Detailed Learning Plan
Evaluation (What indicates to you that your goal was met?)
In order to evaluate my development, I will first compile a list of the tasks that I have successfully finished during my internship in the Surgical Department.
I will evaluate my knowledge of medical-surgical nursing and the functions of the multidisciplinary team by reading the entries I have made in my journal and reflecting on what I have learned.
Feedback from clinical instructors and preceptors.
|Competency Application (List with competency number from CLPNA competency profile)
K: Surgical Competency
K-1: Surgical Nursing and Interventions
K-1-2 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to provide education to the surgical patient: • deep breathing and coughing • dietary needs and restrictions • drains and tubes • discharge planning • incentive spirometry • pain management • mobility and exercise • rehabilitation and restorative care • referrals • surgical site and wound management • personal directives and Goals of Care
K-1-3 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to perform preoperative care according to employer requirements: • confirm oral intake • primary contact information • ensure informed consent • preoperative history and assessment • pre-surgical preparation • transfer patient to operating room
K-1-4 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to receive patient from recovery room and perform postoperative care: • review and initiate postoperative orders • initial and ongoing postoperative assessment: o binders and compression devices o casts, splints, orthopedic devises o cognitive and neurovascular status o dermatome checks o dressings, wounds, drainage devices o infusion therapy o vital signs • safety precautions, mobilization, and transfer methods • nutrition and elimination needs • pain assessment and management
|What I Learned – Describe the event/learning that occurred
|Proficiency Rating – What proficiency do you rate yourself with this competency
|Why It was Meaningful/ Significant
|How I will Apply this Learning in Nursing Practice
|List of items added to profile – summary of additions
PLEASE ANSWER THE REFLECTION PART: