Topic 1: Step 1 Read the scenario: A new-grad nurse is attending an orientation
Topic 1: Step 1 Read the scenario: A new-grad nurse is attending an orientation course for a position on a labor and delivery unit. The course is taught by a member of the nursing staff, who has been working on the unit for over 10 years. The new nurse is instructed on a procedure that is in direct conflict to what the nurse was taught in nursing school. In fact, the nurse was taught that performing the procedure this way could cause serious complications for the patient. When the nurse raises a concern about the procedure the instructor replies “We have always done it this way, and I expect you to do it too, if you want to work here.” Step 2 Answer the Prompts: · How should the new nurse respond to this situation? Why? · What ethical principles are influencing your decision? · What legal concepts are influencing your decision? Topic 2: Step 1 Consider a change in practice that took place at your workplace. Step 2 Answer the Prompts: · What was the involvement of team members in the change process? Did “rank and file” members of the team participate on the team planning for change? · What steps were taken to prepare for change? · How were the goals and outcomes communicated to team members? Was the communication clear or could it have been improved? · What was the outcome of the change? · In your opinion, what elements are required in order to have a culture that is open to change? *EACH TOPIC REQUIRES MINIMUM 2 PARAGRAPHS EACH

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