decrease in ‘we’ feelings and an increase in ‘I’ feelings among the younger generations (Chokkanathan, 2017). This strain can lead to feelings of loneliness and isolation for the elderly patient (Chokkanathan, 2017). Assisting the caregiver with caring for their loved one will remove the burden on providing complete care (Holroyd-Leduc et al, 2012). From my experience, involving the community with assisting as rounds, providing © 2014 Laureate Education, Inc. Page 5 of 9
Practicum Experience Time Log and Journal Template meals, or just assisting with activities of daily living will give the caregiver a break and open themselves to new relationships. (Continued next page) © 2014 Laureate Education, Inc. Page 6 of 9
Practicum Experience Time Log and Journal Template Time Log List the objective(s) met and briefly describe the activities you completed during each time period. If you are not on-site for a specific week, enter “ Not on site” for that week in the Total Hours for This Time Frame column. Journal entries are due in Weeks 4, 8, and 11; include your Time Log with all hours logged (for current and previous weeks) each time you submit a journal entry. You are encouraged to complete your practicum hours on a regular schedule, so you will complete the required hours by the END of WEEK 11 . Time Log Week Dates Times Total Hours for This Time Frame Activities/Comments Learning Objective(s) Addressed WK 8 10/14 – 10/20 10hrs each day 20hours I am already on site. See Journal *packing to move into house, had power outages from rain Explain transition of care to skilled nursing facilities, Long-term care facilities, Home, or group homes with palliative care vs hospice care. WK 9 10/21 – 10/27 limit 4 hours I am already on site. See Journal *packing to move into house Describe the management of pain and symptoms commonly seen in end-stage disease process, including emotional, cultural, psychosocial, and spiritual dimensions of care by the end of the course. WK 10 10/28 – 11/03 10hrs each day 20 hours I am already on site. See Journal *packing to move into house Demonstrate increased consciousness of standards of practice, investigation and specialized development issues applicable to end-of- life care by end of course. WK 11 11/04 – 11/10 Not on site 0 Not on site this week *move in this week Finished hours and patient information on week 10. Total Hours Completed: 144 hours © 2014 Laureate Education, Inc. Page 7 of 9
Practicum Experience Time Log and Journal Template Journal Entries Aging with Dignity. (n.d.). Five wishes. Retrieved August 1, 2014, from Aging with Dignity. (2011). Five wishes sample. Retrieved from Casey, D. A., & Walker, D. M. (2011). The clinical realities of advance directives.
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