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*1G Writing Sample ~ CELBAN Assessment Reports: turning weaknesses into strengths

Writing Sample _ CELBAN Assessment Reports_ turning weaknesses into strengthsDear Friends,

For CELBANPrep Writing IENs are encouraged to write both incident reports and assessment reports. Each assignment is reviewed several times, by a writing coach for the Writing Tutoring. Every once in a while I read a report that stands out. I am posting this one online, with permission from the writer.

Please pay attention to the following:

  • medical documentation standards,
  • avoidance of the word “I”,
  • clear descriptions of observations,
  • vital signs, and
  • advanced punctuation.

This IEN worked hard to turn her weaknesses into strengths, during CELBANPrep Writing Level Two, and has become a master.

Also note, this report was written and edited with in 20 minutes using the skills taught in CELBANPrep Writing Level One and lots of practice.

Enjoy!

Kim

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2G* CELBAN Writing ~ Writing Incident Reports

Writing Incident Reports - CELBAN Writing
Dear Friend,
The Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses is different from the IELTS because the topics for the CELBAN are familiar: about nursing or your personal experiences. For this reason the topics chosen for CELBANPrep Writing Level One assignments are about nursing, personal experiences or something else that is a familiar topic to the writer. During CELBANPrep Writing Level One, IENs work with a writing coach/tutor who provides individualized feedback on how each IEN can turn his or her weaknesses into strengths. This process continues for CELBANPrep Writing Level Two, where assignments are in a nursing context: assessment and incident reports.
I was so pleased, and surprised when one of my IENs wrote about incident reports as her topic for an assignment for CELBANPrep Writing Level One. She did such an excellent job I immediately knew I wanted to post it, so that I could share it with you!
Enjoy,
Kim

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2G* CELBAN Writing ~ Incident Report. Can you spot the errors?

CELBAN Incident Report Writing

Dear Friends,

This is a great incident report written for CELBAN Writing during the CELBANPrep Writing Level Two. It is well written, except for a few errors. Can you identify the errors?

Kim

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2G* § How would you correct this sentence?

HOW Would you

This comes from a posted assignment, for the CELBANPrep Writing Level Two How would you correct it?

On July 19th at 20:30H, at St. Matthews Hospital, Kim Sapno, 14 year old girl admitted in emergency room accompanied by her mother. She had a complained of right lower abdominal pain.

Try rewriting these sentences before you click on read more to see some of my suggestions. Which do you prefer and why?

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2G*!!♥ I just got my CELBAN test result today, I PASSED!

♥ I just got my CELBAN test result today, I PASSED!
Hello Kim,
I just got my CELBAN test result today, I PASSED!  S-10, R-10, L-10, W-8.  I am really proud of my scores and I have you to thank for that.
I was confident when I took the test because I know that CELBANPrep prepared me for it.  I have one thing to share to you so that you can also remind your students about it.
 I was excited about the writing task because I know that with all the practices that I did with CELBANPrep, nothing can go wrong.  Well, I was wrong!!  I was already home when I started to think about the exam,  I was happy with my performance until I remembered that I did not sign the incident report!  Another thing, I wrote 4 paragraphs instead of 3!  The instruction was to write an incident report with 1-3 paragraphs.  This haunted me for a week!
What I’m trying to point out here is that students should have presence of mind during the test.
It was good that I learned from you how to mind map so that information is organized [from CELBANPrep Writing Level One].  I also kept in mind your reminder to be conscious of the tenses [CELBAN or IELTS: Grammar Essentials].  I think this probably is the reason why I got an 8 in writing.
Thank you Kim and more power!  Keep on empowering IENs to achieve our goals.
J
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2G* How to Create an Outline for an Incident Report in 5 minutes for CELBAN Writing

How to Create an Outline for an Incident Report in 5 minutes for CELBAN Writing

65 year old male patient found on the floor by the elevator with IV pole.

Observation

  • 65 year old male patient found on the floor by the elevator with IV pole.
  • IV dislodged, a pool of blood found on the floor from IV site.
  • A loud noise.
  • No smell.

Assessment

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!!* I took CELBAN, first attempt I failed….I got the confidence to overcome my fear of writing

I took CELBAN, first attempt I failed....I got the confidence to overcome my fear of writing

Good afternoon Kim,
My name is R, I am one of your student… I would like to thank you for all your guidance and support in my writing. Though, I felt so bad whenever I check my writing [CELBANPrep Writing Level One] there were lots colours for corrections- but for this corrections I improved and felt confident in doing an incident report [CELBANPrep Writing Level Two]. Honestly, I took IELTS exam 3 times, unfortunately I didn’t meet the score that they were requiring me to reach. Then I took Celban, first attempt I failed. Somehow, you gave me a chance … from that point I practice and practice until I got the confidence to overcome my fear of writing. Luckily, I got a schedule … for CELBAN exam … and I pass the exam. Kim, you put a mark in achieving my nursing career here in Canada.

Thank you,
R

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