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NUR185: Hondros College of Nursing; the answers to the questions must be complete to receive credit. (Boxes and blanks filled in.) The answers do not have to be 100% correct, but show evidence of attempting to correctly answer the questions. NUR185 Week 3 Pre-Class Assignment Concept: Safety Task: Clustering related information Review Giddens Concept of Safety. Consider these interrelated concepts: Vigilance, Communication, Teamwork & Collaboration, Quality, Regulation o What do they mean to you, as a nurse, regarding safety? o Explain how you will apply each concept in your nursing practice by providing safe care Concept What do they mean in regards to safety and how do you use them in nursing practice Vigilance As a nurse it means to always do environmental checks with patients to watch out for possible hazards in safety. As a nurse I will always keep my eyes open and watching for possible hazard warnings and signs of a breach in safety. I will always make sure my patient is safe and comfortable. Communication As a nurse it means to collaborate with other medical staff and the patient on what actions need to be made to prevent harm. I will speak with other medical staff to set safety goals and plans of safety, I will also educate patient and family on what patient needs to do to remain safe in hospital, example using call light and asking for help. Make sure patient does not having hearing deficits Teamwork & Collaboration As a nurse it means to work together with other medical staff members on providing the best care and creating the best care plan for patient. I will communicate with other members of staff on needs of patient, I will ask other members of staff if they need any assistance with their patients, help pass medications if nurses need help with med pass, help changing and bathing patients. HELPING CNAS Quality As a nurse it means to give the best care to the patient that they can receive. Giving your patients all of yourself and doing the best for them. I will make sure that I am giving my best attitude to my patients and using my skills to the best of my ability, and never trying to rush through anything, I will take my time with my patients and give them the care they deserve. MELISSA KORPIK 1
NUR185: Hondros College of Nursing; the answers to the questions must be complete to receive credit. (Boxes and blanks filled in.) The answers do not have to be 100% correct, but show evidence of attempting to correctly answer the questions. NUR185 Week 3 Pre-Class Assignment Regulation National patient safety goals OSHA Task: Determining the importance of information Ensuring safety means to understand how to think through critical situations. Review Tanner’s Critical Reasoning Model you learned from NUR155. Briefly explain each of the four steps of the model in the chart below and provide examples of how you have implemented the steps in your nursing practice at clinical.

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