ASSESSMENT 2 WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT / CASE STUDY (BELOW)
ASSESSMENT 2: Written Assignment/Case Study-
PLEASE NOTE ATTACHMENT FOR ASSESSMENT 2: CASE STUDY.
26TH OCT. at 1300hrs (1pm)
Length and/or format:
Transitioning to professional practice is a critical phase for the novice Registered Nurse. Managing professional role requirements, organisational technologies and team dynamics while on shift can be challenging. This is often accompanied by changed personal circumstances, with graduates balancing shift work, working full time and socialisation with friends and
The case study identifies potential challenges for new graduates and provides opportunity to propose evidence-based recommendations to address these problems.
Critically analyse the provided case study to answer all of the following questions within an essay format.
Your answers must be provided as one cohesive piece of writing; include an introduction, answer questions 1, 2 and 3 and provide a conclusion.
1. Determine and justify whether the graduate RN met (or did not meet) their role and responsibilities as an RN during his shift. Support your discussion with reference to at least two (2) of the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia (NMBA) Registered Nurse Practice Standards (2016). (LO1 & LO3)
2. Construct at least three (3) recommendations as to how the Graduate RN could have undertaken this shift differently. Consider in your discussion the knowledge, skills and attitudes inherent in the RN role, including utilisation of technology and teamwork skills, and support your discussion with evidence from literature. (LO2, 3, 5 & 6)
3. Transitioning from student to Graduate Registered Nurse can be difficult. Construct at least two (2) evidence-based strategies that could be implemented to promote resilience, build capacity, and support work/life balance during the Graduate RN’s transition period. (LO3, 4, 5).
1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
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NRSG367 Transition to Professional Nursing Assessment Task 2 Case Study