Clinical Practices Essay

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Clinical Practices
Tammy Turner ABA RN, BSN
Hsn 552
November 4, 2013
Susan Dolinar PhD, RN, CNE

Clinical Practices For the needs of the patients, families, and the health care consumers, and health care practice current assessment practices should be maintained by using evidence –based practices. Health care professionals are expected to demonstrate competent practice within the society. Determining sufficient of clinical assessments and the evaluation of the nursing students has redesigned a large amount of nursing school curriculum to remain relevant. Assessing students educational outcomes based on current clinical practices can be more challenging than just relaying on typical classroom theory in which
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By having input meaningful and from different sources can add to the student learning experience. Assessing students through observation are not given enough credibility. Faculty and agency staff collects observational data from students while performing in the clinical setting, through real-time events and stimulation. Most students are aware that the faculty/ personnel are observing and providing constructive criticism and feedback during evaluation. The research study by Oranye, Ahmad, Ahmad, and Bakar (2012), utilized faculty observations are unstructured in nature and are spontaneous without consideration or direct focus. Recording of the data collected can be done by using anecdotal notes of clinical observation and later deciphered through to add more specify to what data was collected (Oranye, Ahmad, Ahmad, & Bakar, 2012). There was also an assessment tool used in the observational study to evaluate the skills of the nursing student in the bachelor’s program. The assessment tool that was provided to the instructors and students was the evaluation tool of the objective structured clinical skills examination (OSCE) and the clinical instructors were able to provide observation feed back along with observational notes for grading (Walsh, 2008). Halcomb and Peters (2009) state, “ The evaluations of students who are in the clinical setting is one of the
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