I work in surgery and many nurses seem to be confused on the classification of wounds. My topic is Improving Surgical Wound Classification in the Operating Room. Some of the challenges are that the OR nurses seem to struggle on what the classification should be. The cases they seem to struggle with the most is abdominal cases, i.e.: bowel….
I will attach several articles in regards to this subject, please use them as much as possible and if needed feel free to use any wound classification article you found.
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Consider the clinical environment in which you are currently working or have recently worked. Collaborate with a leader or educator in the clinical environment to identify a problem, issue, or educational deficit upon which to build a proposal for change.
In a paper of no more than 800 words, describe the nature of the problem, issue, or educational deficit. Include the following in your discussion:
The setting and/or context in which the problem, issue, or educational deficit can be observed.
Detailed description of the problem, issue, or educational deficit.
Impact of the problem, issue, or educational deficit on the work environment, the quality of care provided by staff, and patient outcomes.
Gravity of the problem, issue, or educational deficit and its significance to nursing.
Proposed solution to address the problem, issue, or educational deficit.