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The Importance of Observation and Documentation

Contributor: Jetta Fuzy, RN, MS

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If you didn't document it, you didn't do it! This SourceBook will help your aides learn and remember the importance of observing and documenting accurately and thoroughly. Choose from lesson plans for ten learning objectives covering:

  • The aide's role in documentation
  • Common documentation forms
  • Confidentiality and legal aspects of documentation
  • Reasons for careful documentation
  • Basic observation skills
  • Signs and symptoms to observe
  • Important guidelines to follow
  • Spelling, grammar, and common abbreviations
  • Incident reporting and recording

Pages: 74
Learning Activities/Games: 8
Reproducible Handouts: 22
Transparency Masters: 15

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