In APA format, please summarize in no more than 300 words essay the activities (see attached file) performed at the practicum site from week 1 to 3. Include at least two scholarly references related to the activities performed as well as the student learning objective mentioned below.
Student Learning Objective Addressed: To understand how the adoption of electronic health records promotes patient safety.
P.S. I’m also attaching a sample practicum experience Journal to guide you only.
SUMMARIZE THE ACTIVITIES BELOW IN ABSOLUTELY NO MORE THAN 300 WORDS PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE JOURNAL. APA FORMAT AND 2 OR MORE SCHOLARLY REFERENCES.
Activities from Week 1 – Week 3
My preceptor and I attended and participated in the monthly clinical practice council nursing meeting. In the meeting, we discussed the various topic to help maintain the hospital magnet status such as to monitor changes in practice for deviations from standards and make recommendations for corrective action. Also,
to keep abreast of current evidence as it pertains to clinical practice and spearhead practice changes in response to new evidence. We also discuss how to evaluate current clinical practice, identify areas of deficiency and delegate these items to the appropriate Practice Committee for evaluation and resolution.
We talked about how to evaluate current clinical practice, identify areas of best practices and assists with the communication of best practices to all units as well as promoting standardization of nursing practice across units wherever possible. Also, to promote shared decision-making process to the nursing staff of the hospital.
On this day, my preceptor and I attended several meetings to discuss the newly implemented electronic health record (EHRs) system. The hospital recently transitioned to a new EHRs but the Go-live was not very successful and there are a lot of important area of documentation which did not carry over to the new system. Today we met with the radiology department to discuss their concerns with specimens’ collection workflow.
Today my preceptor and I met with the Super-Users to discuss some of the concerns they have noticed in the various hospital units they had been assigned to and what the staff has complained about since the newly electronic health record (EHRs) system has been implemented. In the afternoon we also met with the representatives of the OBGYN department to discuss and resolve some of the major concerns they have also noticed since the Go-Live date of the new EHRs. One of the major issue is the staff inability to document a scheduled C-section, as well as the staff inability to drag/drop scheduled cases as they were missing “diagnosis.”
Today, my preceptor and I continued to meet with the representatives of the hospital various units to discuss and resolve some of the issues their units have encountered since the Go-Live date of the newly implemented electronic health record system. We also met with the physicians to remind them to reconcile the patients’ meds upon transfer of the patients.
Today, my preceptor and I attended various meeting regarding the newly implemented electronic health record (EHRs) system. We met with the representatives of Epic EHRs to discuss all the tickets that were created since the Go-Live, and to come up with a plan to fix all these issues that had been encountered. We also met with the Periop to discuss the issue they have with the patients’ dropping off the big board when they go to surgery.
Today, my preceptor and I attend a meeting regarding the center for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) survey. During the all-day long meeting, we went over the HCAHPS Domains which included the nurse communication, doctor communication, responsiveness of hospital staff, cleanliness and quietness of the hospital environment, pain management, communication about medications, discharge information, overall rating, care transitions and likelihood to recommend.
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