Critically discuss The implications of your assessment skills(based on emergency assessment and triage).
THE COURSE I AM TAKING IS CLINICAL PATIENT ASSESSMENT. THIS ASSIGNMENT WILL NEED TO REFERENCE MY AREA OF WORK WHICH IS EMERGENCY ASSESSMENT THIS CAN INCLUDE TRIAGE. THERE ARE SEVERAL THINGS I WILL NEED INCLUDING IS REFERENCES THROUGH OUT THE ESSAY,QUESTION WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS FOR MYSELF AS A NURSE AND ON THE UNIT IF THESE ASSESSMENT SKILLS WERE CARRIED OUT BY MYSELF. WHOS RESPONSIBILITY WAS IT TO ASSESS PATIENTS? WHY HAS THIS MOVED ON. CRITICALLY SISCUSS THE IMPLICATIONS OF CARYING OUT THESE PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT SKILLS INCLUDE BOLUMS LAW AND WHAT ARE THESE SKILLS? LOOK AT ACCOUNTABILITY AND COMPETENCY LEGISLATION DO ASSESSMENTS DIFFER FROM DR TO NURSES?
FOLLOWING THIS I WILL NEED A LIST OF REFRNCES USED THROUGH OUT THE ESSAY. DOUBLE SPACING AT FONT SIZE 12.(+/10%) ON WORD COUNT.
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I HOPE THIS GIVES AN OUT LINE OF SOME OF THE REFERENCES I WILL NEED