Do you want to ensure proper care of an inpatient and continuity of care post discharge?
In every nursing shift, you do certain routine tasks that have a major impact on patient outcomes and safety. This course will help you become more efficient in these everyday tasks.
An effective patient care management begins at the time of admission and will end only after the patient gets discharged from the hospital. You will learn about patient safety that includes proper patient identification, patient positioning and essential bedside safety checks. Learn how to efficiently reduce patient calls by using purposeful rounding. This course highlights the importance of patient safety and outlines the safety checks that will reduce the sources of potential harm.
Learn about the role of a nurse in antibiotic stewardship and in ensuring safe usage of narcotics. And perform defibrillator and crash cart maintenance checks as outlined in this course.
An accurate specimen collection, storage and transportation technique is essential to reduce the risk of contamination of the specimen and to diagnose the patient’s condition. This course outlines the best practices for collecting a specimen (blood, urine, body fluids, nasopharyngeal and wound culture) from a patient.
Also, learn how to prepare a patient for a diagnostic procedure to obtain an accurate test result.
Do you want to ensure continuity of care? We will teach you how to perform handing over and how to use discharge planning checklist.
You have to document all aspects of patient care- from admission until discharge. A proper documentation plays a major part in quality assurance and contributes to patient safety and quality of care. Learn the best practices to ensure proper documentation. Also learn the two unique methodologies to make your notes efficient and relevant. The first methodology is Focus notes or F-DAR notes. Next is SOAPIE note, which is an organised way to document patient’s progress. We have also provided exercises for you to practice writing notes.
To make the course more interesting, we have sprinkled it with videos. And we have also provided additional reading materials if you wish to gain more knowledge. We request to you make the best use of all the learning materials.
By the end of this course, we aim to help you achieve your goals – patient safety and patient satisfaction.
So, what are you waiting for?
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