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Section G: Enrolled nurse supervised practice goals and activities

18. Complete the relevant sections using the NMBA Enrolled nurse standards for practice in Appendix 1 of the Supervised practice framework. This information will be reported on in the supervised practice report at question 19.

Please complete the relevant sections using the Enrolled nurse standards for practice:

Standard 1: Functions in accordance with the law, policies and procedures affecting EN practice

1.1 Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of commonwealth, state and /or territory legislation

and common law pertinent to nursing practice.

1.2 Fulfils the duty of care in the undertaking of EN practice.

1.3 Demonstrates knowledge of and implications for the NMBA standards, codes and guidelines, workplace policies and procedural guidelines applicable to enrolled nursing practice.

1.4 Provides nursing care according to the agreed plan of care, professional standards, workplace policies and procedural guidelines.

1.5 Identifies and clarifies EN responsibilities for aspects of delegated care working in collaboration

with the RN and multidisciplinary health care team.

1.6 Recognises own limitations in practice and competence and seeks guidance from the RN and

help as necessary.

1.7 Refrains from undertaking activities where competence has not been demonstrated and

appropriate education, training and experience has not been undertaken.

1.8 Acts to ensure safe outcomes for others by recognising the need to protect people and reporting

the risk of potential for harm.

1.9 When incidents of unsafe practice occur, reports immediately to the RN and other persons in

authority and, where appropriate, explores ways to prevent recurrence.

1.10 Liaises and negotiates with the RN and other appropriate personnel to ensure that needs and

rights of people in receipt of care are addressed and upheld.

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Standard 2: Practises nursing in a way that ensures the rights, confidentiality, dignity and respect of people are upheld.

2.1 Places the people receiving care at the centre of care and supports them to make informed choices.

2.2 Practises in accordance with the NMBA standards codes and guidelines.

2.3 Demonstrates respect for others to whom care is provided regardless of ethnicity, culture, religion,

age, gender, sexual preference, physical or mental state, differing values and beliefs.

2.4 Practises culturally safe care for (i) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; and (ii) people from all other cultures.

2.5 Forms therapeutic relationships with people receiving care and others recognising professional boundaries.

2.6 Maintains equitable care when addressing people’s differing values and beliefs.

2.7 Ensures privacy, dignity and confidentiality when providing care.

2.8 Clarifies with the RN and relevant members of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team when interventions or treatments appear unclear or inappropriate.

2.9 Reports incidents of unethical behaviour immediately to the person in authority and, where appropriate, explores ways to prevent recurrence.

2.10 Acknowledges and accommodates, wherever possible, preferences of people receiving nursing care.

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Standard 3: Accepts accountability and responsibility for own actions.

3.1 Practises within the EN scope of practice relevant to the context of practice, legislation, own

educational preparation and experience.

3.2 Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for nursing care provided,

3.3 Recognises the RN as the person responsible to assist EN decision-making and provision of nursing care.

3.4 Collaborates with the RN to ensure delegated responsibilities are commensurate with own scope

of practice.

3.5 Clarifies own role and responsibilities with supervising RN in the context of the healthcare

setting within which they practice.

3.6 Consults with the RN and other members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to facilitate

the provision of accurate information, and enable informed decisions by others.

3.7 Provides care within scope of practice as part of multidisciplinary healthcare team, and with supervision of a RN.

3.8 Provides support and supervision to assistants in nursing (however titled) and to others providing

care, such as EN students, to ensure care is provided as outlined within the plan of care and according to institutional policies, protocols and guidelines.

3.9 Promotes the safety of self and others in all aspects of nursing practice.

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Standard 4: Interprets information from a range of sources in order to contribute to planning appropriate care

4.1 Uses a range of skills and data gathering techniques including observation, interview, physical examination and measurement.

4.2 Accurately collects, interprets, utilises, monitors and reports information regarding the health and

functional status of people receiving care to achieve identified health and care outcomes.

4.3 Develops, monitors and maintains a plan of care in collaboration with the RN, multidisciplinary team

and others.

4.4 Uses health care technology appropriately according to workplace guidelines.

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Standard 5: Collaborates with the RN, the person receiving care and the healthcare team when developing plans of care

5.1 Develops and promotes positive professional working relationships with members of the multi-disciplinary team.

5.2 Collaborates with members of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team in the provision of nursing care.

5.3 Contributes to the development of care plans in conjunction with the multidisciplinary healthcare team, the person receiving care and appropriate others.

5.4 Manages and prioritises workload in accordance with people’s care plans.

5.5 Clarifies orders for nursing care with the RN when unclear.

5.6 Contributes to and collaborates in decision-making through participation in multidisciplinary healthcare team meetings and case conferences.

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Standard 6: Provides skilled and timely care to people whilst promoting their independence and involvement in care decision–making

6.1 Provides care to people who are unable to meet their own physical and/or mental health needs.

6.2 Participates with the RN in evaluation of the person’s progress toward expected outcomes and the reformulation of plans of care.

6.3 Promotes active engagement and the independence of people receiving care within the health care setting by involving them as active participants in care, where appropriate.

6.4 Demonstrates currency and competency in the safe use of healthcare technology.

6.5 Exercises time management and workload prioritisation.

6.6 Recognises when the physical or mental health of a person receiving care is deteriorating, reports, documents and seeks appropriate assistance.

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Standard 7: Communicates and uses documentation to inform and report care

7.1 Collects data, reviews and documents the health and functional status of the person receiving care accurately and clearly.

7.2 Interprets and reports the health and functional status of people receiving care to the RN and appropriate members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team as soon as practicable.

7.3 Uses a variety of communication methods to engage appropriately with others and documents accordingly.

7.4 Prepares and delivers written and verbal care reports such as clinical handover, as a part of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

7.5 Provides accurate and appropriate information to enable informed decision making by others.

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Standard 8: Provides nursing care that is informed by research evidence

8.1 Refers to the RN to guide decision-making.

8.2 Seeks additional knowledge/information when presented with unfamiliar situations.

8.3 Incorporates evidence for best practice as guided by the RN or other appropriate health professionals.

8.4 Uses problem-solving incorporating logic, analysis and a sound argument when planning and providing care.

8.5 Demonstrates analytical skills through accessing and evaluating healthcare information and quality improvement activities.

8.6 Consults with the RN and other relevant health professionals and resources to improve current practice.

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Standard 9: Practises within safety and quality improvement guidelines and standards

9.1 Participates in quality improvement programs and accreditation standards activities as relevant to the context of practice.

9.2 Within the multi-disciplinary team, contributes and consults in analysing risk and implementing strategies to minimise risk.

9.3 Reports and documents safety breaches and hazards according to legislative requirements and institutional policies and procedures.

9.4 Practises safely within legislative requirements, safety policies, protocols and guidelines.

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Standard 10: Engages in ongoing development of self as a professional

10.1 Uses EN standards for practice to assess own performance,

10.2 Recognises the need for, and participates in, continuing professional and skills development in accordance with the NMBA’s Continuing professional development registration standard.

10.3 Identifies learning needs through critical reflection and consideration of evidence-based practice in consultation with the RNs and the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

10.4 Contributes to and supports the professional development of others.

10.5 Uses professional supports and resources such as clinical supervision that facilitate professional development and personal wellbeing.

10.6 Promotes a positive professional image.

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