Zheryl Baldonado

Day 1 Reflections

Thanks, everyone, for such a great session. One of the things that I love about medicine is how powerful it could become when it involves collaboration from multiple disciplines. I am inspired by the work that many of you do. And, I am looking forward to continue learning about how different specialities function to protect patients and to translate it into my practice. One great opportunity to share with my hospital will be to create a forum for the video to err is human and to create a safe space to share out patient safety stories.

Being an RN

As a ICU RN for ten years in the adult cardiothoracic intensive care unit and in the neonatal intensive care unit, I will never forget the stories of my patients. Most shifts as an RN are demanding. Within 12 hours, there are daily routines for patient care along with recovering postoperative patients, managing complications, transferring patients, procedures, and new admissions. In this short period of time, we are at the front lines of patient care and we must not miss anything. Being a bedside nurse is more than just tasks and following physician orders, it takes compassion and diligence. It requires open communication with multidisplinary staff and developing a trusting relationship with patients, despite our differences in background. Attending the Telluride Experience is important to me because patient safety is critical for improving health outcomes.

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AELPS 2022 Dates

- CMF Scholars (Week 1)*: 6/5/22 - 6/9/22
*Session exclusive to COPIC Medical Foundation Residents.
- Sorrel McElroy Scholars (Week 2): 6/12/22 - 6/16/22
- Bennathan Scholars (Week 3): 7/19/22 - 7/23/22
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