Fill in order details

  • Submit your instructions
    to writers for free!

Chat with the writer

  • Chat with preferred expert writers
  • Request a preview of your paper
    from them for free

Editing

  • Project edited by the quality evaluation department

Download Your Completed Project

  • Download the completed project from your account or have it sent to your email address

Yolanda Pinellas is a 21-year-old female student studying to be a music conductor

Assignment Details

Using the information from the case study below, discuss the following issues from the perspective of an APN role:

  • Administrator
  • Practitioner
  • Educator 

Standards of care – what were the standards of care that were violated? Who was responsible for the violations?

In your role as an educator, administrator, or practitioner, what risk management steps needs to be taken before or after the incident to alleviate the issue?

Page length should be 3-4 pages exclusive of cover page and references.

Support your paper with a minimum of three scholarly references.

Case Study: Malpractice Action Brought by Yolanda Pinellas

Yolanda Pinellas is a 21-year-old female student studying to be a music conductor. She was admitted for chemotherapy. The medication Mitomycin was administered by intravenous infusion through an infusion pump.

During the evening shift the infusion pump began to beep. The RN found that the IV was dislodged and discontinued the infusion, notified the physician and provided care to the infusion site. The patient testified that a nurse came in and pressed some buttons and the pump stopped beeping. She was groggy and not sure who the nurse was or what was done. The documentation in the medical record indicates that there was an infiltration to the IV.

Two weeks after the event, the patient developed necrosis of the hand and required multiple surgical procedures, skin grafting, and reconstruction. She had permanent loss of function and deformity in her third, fourth, and fifth fingers. The patient is alleging that because of this, she is no longer able to perform as a musical conductor.

The risk manager had noted when doing chart reviews over the last 3 months prior to this incident that there were issues of short staffing and that many nurses were working double shifts, evenings, and nights then coming back and working the evening shift. The risk manager also noted a pattern of using float nurses to several units.

To view the Grading Rubric for this Assignment, please visit the Grading Rubrics section of the Course Resources.

Assignment Requirements:

Before finalizing your work, you should:

  • be sure to read the Assignment description carefully (as displayed above);
  • consult the Grading Rubric (under the Course Resources) to make sure you have included everything necessary;
  • utilize spelling and grammar check to minimize errors; and
  • review APA formatting and citation information found in the Writing Center, online, or elsewhere in the course.

Your writing Assignment should:

  • follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)
  • be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful;
  • display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and
  • use APA 6th edition formatting and citation style.

Place your order now on the similar assignment and get fast, cheap and best quality work written by our expert level  assignment writers.

What our customers say
_____

Ishita M.
Ishita M.
Great Job! Thank you so much for your work. You got it done faster than I imagined and everything is perfect. Will definitely be using you again!
Megan J.
Megan J.
"As a wife, mother, and full-time student, I was struggling to try to go back to school and take care of my responsibilities. Sometimes you just need a little help, and I appreciate all the help I have gotten from Academic Research Bureau. My papers are on-time and the writers ...
Rajab M.
Rajab M.
Academic Research Bureau has saved me a lot of time. I was tired of taking the same classes many times over again. As an ESL student, my professors were taking points off of my assignments for my grammar mistakes. It made it very hard to feel encouraged to continue with ...
Frank N.
Frank N.
As a working student, I just really don't have the time to write paper after paper and complete assignment after assignment. Working full-time and going to school was nearly impossible until I was able to feel comfortable with the writers on this site. They make me feel secure enough to ...
Courtney B.
Courtney B.
Thank you! You were really patient with me and my needs. This was my first time using you guys, however, I will definitely be using you again!
John H.
John H.
I cannot tell you enough how amazing your company is! Your writers are superb, on time, excellent content, so very thankful you reached out to me that day! Lifesaver for sure! Couldn’t be happier with the results I’ve gotten from my first 2 papers with you, I have 4 papers ...
Rebecca T.
Rebecca T.
After I ordered a dissertation from your writing service, the first paper that I was given did not met my professor’s demand. I set the paper on revision and the writer made the revision for free meeting all my requirements and I was very satisfied
Thomas R.
Thomas R.
I was shocked by how your writers managed to deliver my paper on time, and I was among the best in our class in that paper. Thank you so much and I will never hesitate to use you