REFLECTIVE JOURNAL- WEEK 15

RISK MANAGEMENT  Throughout this week we discussed risk management and the role that nurse leaders have in this process. Ensuring that the strategic goals of the organization align with patient safety is essential. There are many aspects to risk management and it requires coordination of process changes, data collection, data analysis and evaluation. It is […]

REFLECTIVE JOURNAL- WEEK 14

MOTIVATION- This is something that seems to be nearly impossible to consistently have in our lives. In healthcare, it’s essential to create environments that fuel motivation of employees so that they can perform to the best of their abilities. This week we looked into ways in which we can motivate staff and increase productivity. “Unfortunately, […]

REFLECTIVE JOURNAL- WEEK 8

This week we learned more about the future of nursing, based on the Institution of Medicine. It was interesting to read the articles for this lesson and learn what is significant moving foreword in the field of nursing. “The campaign is working to improve our collaborative work with the physicians, consumers and others who understand […]

REFLECTIVE JOURNAL- WEEK 6

This week was filled with good discussions about ethical issues. I also conducted an interview regarding performance appraisal and was able to define areas for appraise development, set clear objectives, learn how to conduct appraisals in a confident and professional manner, and understand the steps required in disciplining employees. I think it’s important to conduct […]

Reflective Journal- WEEK 5

This week we learned how to plan and prepare for reviewing employees job performances while remaining fair and avoiding bias. We had a group activity of coming up with questions to ask someone who conducts performance appraisals. It was interesting to come up with our own criteria/benchmark for each of the five grading levels (Poor, […]

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