Practical Placements

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Practical Placements by Mind Map: Practical Placements

1. challenges

1.1. patients

1.1.1. happy

1.1.2. grumpy

1.1.3. very ill

1.1.4. lonely

1.1.5. depressed

1.1.6. mobility

1.1.7. cultural preferences

1.1.8. loss of hope

1.2. hospital routine

1.2.1. reports

1.2.2. task oriented

1.2.3. other staff/students

1.2.4. Availability of equipment

1.2.5. inadequate/outdated equipment

1.2.6. rosters

1.2.6.1. illness

1.2.6.2. staff shortage

1.2.6.3. lack of continuity

1.2.6.4. unfamiliar routines

1.2.7. Meal times

1.2.7.1. unevenly spaced

1.2.7.2. intrusive eg sleeping

1.3. diverse nursing skills

1.3.1. differences of opinion

1.3.2. technique differences

2. skills

2.1. communication

2.1.1. patient/nurse

2.1.2. terminology

2.1.2.1. nurse nurse

2.1.2.2. nurse/doctor

2.1.2.3. allied health staff

2.1.2.4. nurse to family

2.2. Patient care

2.2.1. beds

2.2.2. meds

2.2.3. washing

2.3. Medications

2.4. Measurement

3. successes

3.1. washing a female patient

3.2. hands on experience & suppository

3.3. feeding palliative care patient

3.4. putting aside differences with other students

3.5. communicating & giving personal care satisfaction to those who need it

3.6. taking time with patients

3.7. learning

3.8. doing observations in real life not just practice

4. dramas

4.1. inapprop language to residents

4.2. avoiding responsibilty

4.3. avoiding unpleasant tasks