Reflection On Lactation Care Plan

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Last week I had an outpatient in the lactation client. I wrote her care plan and printed two copies, one for her and one to be faxed to her doctor office. After walking the patient out, I called the doctor’s office to get the fax number to fax the care plan to their office. I went to the fax machine to fax the plan and then I placed the plan in the shredding bin. I went and clocked out. I told the charge nurse I was leaving and she informed me that my fax did not go through.
From the experience I learned that I should of waited by the fax machine to make sure the fax went through and not put the printed care plan in the shredder. Instead, I had to reprint the next day and refax it.
Tell me about a time when you were given an assignment,
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