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T 2 D 1 During your practicum, determine what clinical problem or issue the organization is facing. Discuss two implications for nursing. Falls are one of 14 hospital acquired conditions (HAC) and according to Medicare, they will no longer reimburse for injuries that in their view could have been prevented (2009). With falls being in the top three for HAC, it is a very big problem hospitals are facing. The nursing shortage will only increase this problem (TJC, 2017). On our unit, we are having trouble getting experienced nurses to apply and accept jobs to replace the nurses who are leaving. We are only getting new graduate applicants accepting jobs, so we have a very young, unexperienced, and overwhelmed group of nurses and the experienced nurses are overwhelmed with helping all the new graduate nurses and burdened with taking harder assignments to compensate for the lack of experience on the floor. Being on our units fall committee I have seen first-hand how this
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