Review of my performance in a nursing situation. Scenario 3 is about a 11 months old child who is looked after by 18 years old nanny while parents are at work. He was brought to the A&E department by the mother as the nanny had reported he fell down th

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This commentary is related to simulated scenario 3 which took place during my studies at the

university and it has helped me in meeting the module learning outcomes. It will include a

self evaluation of my performance and the feedback from the lecturer. It will also give a

summary of the learning outcome I achieved and implications for future development.

Scenario 3 is about a 11 months old child who is looked after by 18 years old nanny while

parents are at work. He was brought to the A&E department by the mother as the nanny had

reported he fell down the steps. He had vomited several times and was very sleepy. His mum

noticed a bruise on his head so she decided to bring him to the hospital. He has been unwell

with a slight temperature and runny nose for several days prior to the incident.

The following behaviours were carried out. Firstly, my uniform was assessed to confirm it

was worn in a professional manner, the uniform was provided to me by the university.  As a

student, it is important I understand why I need to wear my uniform in a professional manner

this include the use of name badge, fob watch, flat black shoes, removal of jewellery, tying

back of hair securely off my face and also ensuring finger nails are of appropriate length,

clean and without nail vanish. I learnt about these skills from  

which was part of my online learning activities at the university. One other thing I was

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supposed to have which I had to borrow was a pen, as a nurse it is compulsory to always have

a pen. As a result of this, the lecturer gave me 4 out of 5 marks. I learnt from this mistake and

believe it won’t happen again. In future I will pay more attention to how I present myself and

do this to the best of my ability by having complete uniform including pen.

Then I made sure I maintained a safe environment for Dylan, his mother myself by

demonstrating good practice of infection control. ...

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