Critical incident analysis
Introduction: A critical incident can include various situations but normally during the day and life of a nurse, everyday situations can also bring their problems. I will refer to an incident where a simple catheter injection which could have been simple to an experienced nurse was left to me, a trainee who was rather inexperienced (An Bord Altranis 2000).
Description of incident:
One day on my day shift as a nursing student, I was assigned by a staff nurse to perform a nursing skill such as catheter insertion to a patient. She (the nurse) did not give you information or instructions on ...