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Running Head: BENCHMARK-PROFESSIONAL AND PRACTICUM REFLECTIVE JOURNAL Patricia Matias Roedel Grand Canyon University: NRS-490-0503 Benchmark - Professional Capstone and Practicum Reflective Journal March 22nd, 2020
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Running Head: BENCHMARK-PROFESSIONAL AND PRACTICUM REFLECTIVE JOURNAL Week 1 Objectives: 1-Identify problems, issues, and opportunities to improve patient care, patient outcomes, and organizational procedures within a clinical practice setting. 2-Examine a health care clinical problem or an organization issue and its implications to nursing practice. 3-Determine evidence‐based solutions that address patient care or clinical practice quality problems or issues. 4-Analyze health care clinical problems and organizational issues utilizing the PICO(T) process 5-Demonstrate values consistent with the role of a nursing professional through fundamental knowledge and advanced skills. My first week in this class has been overwhelming. Adjusting to a new class environment, with different expectations is very difficult. My mentor and I could not meet as expected to discuss the research proposal, just talked over the phone, which was still helpful but did not ease my anxiety. I want to decide my research proposal this week, so I can start gathering my resources, and review the requirements for the next weeks I plan to stay healthy and focused by taking time during the week to exercise and sleep well. My family and boyfriend are very supportive, and I know they will help me through this. This week, I was asked to work on my ISP, which will help me to stay organized and see the big picture for his class. This week, I will also be learning about different research databases and which sources of information to utilize during project development implementation. Each database has specific search features that help to focus on the area of study in practice.
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Running Head: BENCHMARK-PROFESSIONAL AND PRACTICUM REFLECTIVE JOURNAL Week 2 - Health Disparity Objectives: 1-Identify problems, issues, and opportunities to improve patient care, patient outcomes, and organizational procedures within a clinical practice setting. 2-Examine a health care clinical problem or an organization issue and its implications to nursing practice. 3-Determine evidence‐based solutions that address patient care or clinical practice quality problems or issues. 4-Analyze health care clinical problems and organizational issues utilizing the PICO(T) process 5-Demonstrate values consistent with the role of a nursing professional through fundamental knowledge and advanced skills. This week, Stefanie and I were able to meet to discuss our project topic. Stefanie works in an academic hospital in San Diego, University of California in San Diego-Medical Center, a public, non-profit institution, where new therapies and practices are supported through a variety of high payers’ stakeholders. I work in a private hospital, struggling financially, serving mostly low-income people and Medicaid population. The population seeking healthcare services is very different between hospitals. In my hospital, most of the patients are homeless or low-income
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