I am going to use Gibbs Model of Reflection 1988 , to reflect on the experience and evaluate my thoughts and feelings of the procedure, and to outline what I have gained from the experience for my future practice. One of the most common practices to lessen the risk of cross-infection is hand hygiene which has reduced overall infection rates in hospitals. The six principles of control activities…. Reflexivity will be the final reflective cue to be discussed. Addressing Kerry and myself, Sarah explained calmly and compassionately that there was no real concern, and that it is a common symptom which can arise in some new borns. Via reflection, I had several questions to ask myself regarding the underlying factors motivating my behaviour within the situation.
I then used the same gloves to clean the wound and apply new sterile dressings, meaning the procedure was not a sterile one. Knowing the importance of consent I always ensured that Kerry was happy for me to proceed. Step 5: review the assessment from time to time and study it if needed for example if work activities change. I was also nervous because I felt my mistake might be life-threatening for the patient. And these terms have vastly different connotations that both reflect and affect our image of men and women.
Electing the most effective hand washing technique must be done to successfully remove pathogens so that not to transmitted from one patient to another or one area to another. Nurse, Nursing 1004 Words 5 Pages words. International Anaesthesiology Clinics 46 4 : 27- 40. Sarah placed a halting hand on my shoulder. The Every child matters documentation Department for Education 2010 focuses on the important role of the adult in enabling children to make decisions and encouraging them to participate and make a positive contribution.
These include: schools, child day care centres, care homes, hotels, coach and public transport operators. By using my sterile gloves to remove the dirty dressing I contaminated my gloves, meaning they were no longer sterile. One source of this statistical. I then used the same gloves to clean the wound and apply new sterile dressings, meaning the procedure was not a sterile one. Caring for a patient means to not worsen their health by transmitting infection which could be preventable as by washing hands. The purpose of this is to reduce the risk of infectious diseases to staff, patients and others where care is delivered.
Control of growth refers to the prevention of growth of microorganisms. Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Pleased that I was able to demonstrate my confidence and knowledge to the situation I asked Kerry to lie on her side in order to view the premium. The author will discuss the principal of infection control and by demonstrating the effectiveness of techniques such. I then used sterile water to clean the wound, taking care to only use each piece of gauze once before disposing of it in the plastic bag. I am going to use Gibbs Model of Reflection 1988 , to reflect on the experience and evaluate my thoughts and feelings of the procedure, and to outline what I have gained from the experience for my future practice. Care workers also have a responsibility to keep up to date and attend infection prevention and control training.
Jarvis 1992 mentioned that reflective practice can also be known as a learning process through and from the experiences towards gaining new ideas. Therefore reflection can enable the Paramedic to use. Due to my assertive nature at this time, my body language conveyed a sense of warmth and welcoming, I felt ready to take charge of the situation, not wanting to be huddled behind my mentor exuding uncertainty. Also the public health departments make certain that safety of local communities such as the facility of sewerage systems, clean water, safe waste disposal, the monitoring of pollution and clean air are all taken care of. I am now more aware of these procedures within practice and am continuing to practice both of these techniques whilst on placement.
Although at the time I thought I was performing the procedure using the Aseptic Technique upon evaluation of the experience I have realised that the procedure was not carried out using the Aseptic Non Touch Technique. The United States is almost always the most dysfunctional of the developing democracies. The research terms and choice of methods used by the researcher were appropriate as it provided the reader with a detailed understanding of the issues discussed in the study also can be used as a basis for future work. The fear of infection has been and will always be present in the human minds, rightly so as infections are the most common causes of death worldwide. If not, conflict at school could lead to broken ties, at home to hurt feelings, and in the workplace to discouragement.
And if you happen to be in college writing on an academic level, then it carries a bit more responsibility. For module one: preparation for professional practice in health and social care, I will be writing a reflective essay focusing on one aspect of learning. I witnessed a healthcare worker moving efficiently from bed to bed examining each patient including direct patient contact to take observations without any hand hygiene between patients and without decontamination of the reusable blood-pressure cuff. As such training alone would not be enough. This incident involved a physical assault on a young woman. The symptoms associated with chronic hepatitis B are: fatigue, weakness, depression, loss of appetite, and immune-related disorders Worman, 2006.
British Medical Journal 329 7465 : 578. Empathy goes a long way when you can achieve that level of involvement in your reflective essay. Consider health care as an input for health as an output. This would cause prolonged incapacity and distress to the individuals, family members and friends. It is spread through skin to skin contact U. Learning outcome 1 Understand roles and responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections 1.
Standard precautions should be applied at all times by the healthcare workers when caring for patients. Control would be through social distancing, good hygienic practices, provision of care, and to a lesser extent through the use of antiviral drugs. It is good that teens have access to information since it helps dispel many of the myths about sex. Strategies to prevent the spread of infection will be also discussed and explored through the use of an example case study of Mrs. An experiment carried out by Redway and Fawdar of the University of Westminster backed up Damani 2011 suggestion as drying hands with a paper towel decreased the amount of bacteria compared to jet-air dryers and warm-air dryers which caused an increase. It is the most important thing we can do to reduce the spread of disease. To preserve this lifelong milk, the packing of which it is in much be sealed very tightly.