Journal Assignment Week 9
Journal Assignment—Part 1
In a minimum of 550 words, answer the questions below in APA format and apply the required references as noted below.
After reviewing the Practicum Weekly Resources, record responses to the following in your Journal:
1) What are three things you can take away from the NIH course that will inform you in the future?
2) After reviewing the information on the Walden website, what are three items, documents, or sites that will be useful to you in your Practicum (NURS 6600)? See Attached pdf files titled: IRB Application, Research Ethics Planning Worksheet, Request for a Change in Procedures Form, Adverse Event Reporting Form, and Institutional Approver Request Form (for researchers collecting non-participant pool data from Walden community)
Journal Assignment—Part 2
Note: Each week, you are responsible for locating a scholarly journal article in the Walden Library related to your area(s) of interest. Include in your Journal the reference in proper APA format, and provide a brief summary of the article. (see attached pdf file) and citation below
Kurec, A. (2017). Proper patient preparation, specimen collection, and sample handling are critical to quality care. MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer, 49(1), 22-24
Journal Assignment—Part 3
Practicum Onsite Visits
Summarize the key activities of your visits to your Practicum site (as appropriate), including with whom you met, what you did, and what you gained from the experience.
This week I continued to work on my flowchart. My preceptor and I also went over a project she did on specimen collection and adverse medical event. Her research question is as followed: “Is there a difference in the number of mislabeled specimens and collection and collection turnaround times for specimens collected utilizing the Mobilab specimen collection process versus using the previous labeling system consisting of chart labels and paper requisitions among inpatient and specialty units?”