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Thinking about scenarios - supports effective teaching
"We can learn so much from others"
Assignment: 8 - Documenting
When on duty a Maternity Nurse is required to keep an accurate log of their day/night with baby - The information is to be shared with parents
A complete journal needs to be kept on what time baby fed, how much baby took (if bottle fed), bath times, nappy changes - plus contents of nappies, sleeping times (start and finish) quality of sleep, walks (times and places walked) people we spoke to and places you went.
The journal also needs to include any concerns ie: red eyes or snotty nose etc
Accidents do happen! An accident book must always be at hand - all 'accidents' must be reported and signed off by either a witness and parent at the end of the shift!
Include exact time, where, how and who was there ( this is in place to protect you and the parents)
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