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Assignment 1 – Written Assignment HSNS376/576 Assignment 1  Weight: 30% Must Complete: Yes Word Length: 1500 (+/- 10%)  Notes: Written Assignment and video recorded reflection Due Date: This is displayed at the bottom of this page This assessment relates to:HSNS376 – Learning Outcomes 1-5 HSNS576 – Learning Outcomes 1-5 Submission: Online only via Moodle site Assessment 1: Safeguarding patient care This assignment examines the roles and responsibilities nurses have in making decisions about the practice to keep patients safe in Australian healthcare.   As a core skill for nurses, reflection is a conscious effort to think systematically about an activity or incident that allows us to consider the impact on individuals and their professional futures.  Case study In 2001, 18-month-old Josie King died while an inpatient at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her mother, Sorrel King, tells the story of how this happened and explains her role as a consumer (parent) in improving patient safety. *Please note Josie’s story is a confronting and avoidable tragic incident that occurred in a hospital. Please be aware that it may cause you distress and seek support if you need it. You can discuss this with the unit coordinator or contact UNE Student Support.   The Josie King Story In preparation for the assessment task View – the video of Josie’s storyreview – the associated relevant documents below i.  Review the NMBA Registered Nurse Standards of Practice fhttps://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Codes-Guidelines-Statements/Professional-standards/registered-nurse-standards-for-practice.aspx ii.   Australian Commission Safety and Quality in Health Care National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards: Partnering with consumer standards and following the link Partnering with patients in their own care.  iii. Code of conduct; Code of conduct for nurses iv. Code of Ethics;  Code of ethics for nurses from 1 March 2018, the International Council of Nurses Code of ethics is in effect for all nurses in Australia Part 1 – Written Essay (1500) 20marks (to be written in essay format) Registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and midwives are responsible for making professional judgments about when an activity is within their scope of practice and, when it is not, for initiating consultation and collaboration with, or referral to, other healthcare team members. Differentiate and critically discuss the legal, ethical and clinical issues that may have contributed to Josie King’s death? Within the discussion, determine how the registered nurses’ values and attitudes impact their responsibilities in keeping patients safe. When discussing the identified issues, integrate and apply the relevant Codes and the Australian Registered Nurses’ Standards of Practice that aims to prevent events such as Josie’s death. * You are expected to support this section with quality scholarly journals, books, policies & professional standard references applicable to the Australian context in APA Version 7 Style in-text and end referencing list.  Part 2 – Recorded Reflection (5-7minutes) 10marks Through a recording, reflect on how Josie’s story impacts you and your values, beliefs and attitudes about your future role as a registered nurse and safeguarding patient care.  Within this, present professional practice challenges that may arise within the nursing practice; What do you believe are the most important ways to demonstrate your integrity as a health professional? And how will you evaluate your professional practice and your professional identity? Referencing the audio recording – A separate single page can be submitted for your references for the reflection. Alternatively, identify the references separately on your main assessment file submission with an additional heading; Reflection references. Creating and submitting your assessment Marking Rubric The marking rubric provided below should be used as a guide for you when preparing your assignment.  HSNS376 A1 – Rubric_T2 2021.docx 27 May 2021, 11:32 AM


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