NUR2571 Professional Nursing II Module 1 Discussion Clinical Judgment Clinical Judgment is the process of integrating evidence-based practice, critical-thought, the Nursing Process, knowledge, skills, and attitudes, as well as application of theory to practice in order to promote safe, quality care to clients in all settings. Keeping that in mind, answer the following scenario: You are the Charge Nurse in a large Urban Emergency Department (ED). You nursing staff include: RN with 12 years of Trauma ED experience New RN with 6 months ED experience RN from the Medical Surgical floor with 8 years of experience The following patients are in the ED, which patient will you give to each of the nurses and why? A 76-year-old client who was involved in a motor vehicle accident and has hematuria. A 38-year-old client with kidney stones complaining of severe pain. A 24-year-old diabetic client with an acute urinary tract infection who will require discharge teaching. An 80-year-old client that has not had a bowel movement for 4 days. NUR2571 Professional Nursing II Module 2 Discussion Patient with Hyperkalemia Mr. Sweet, 38 years old, is brought to the Emergency Department unresponsive. He has a history of Type 1 diabetes and has been sick for the last 3 days. On admission his Blood sugar is 532, Potassium is 7.2 and ABG results include pH 7.08, Bicarb 12, and CO2 28. His VS are HR 116, BP 107/64, RR 36 Deep and rapid, and Temp 101.5. Answer the following questions: What interventions do expect to be ordered for Mr. Sweet? Why? What type of acid-base disturbance does he have? What do you think is Mr. Sweet’s Medical Diagnosis?   NUR2571 Professional Nursing II Module 3 Discussion Case Scenario: Tuberculosis Wilson is a 36-year-old migrant worker. He was admitted to the Hospital with a cough, unintended weight loss, and night sweats. He is staying with 6 friends in a one bedroom apartment near the strawberry field where he works. The ED physician suspects Tuberculosis (TB).What diagnostic testing will the Provider order to confirm a diagnosis of TB? What Isolation precautions do you expect to be put in place and why? Describe the recommended treatment regimen for TB, including the rationale for combination drug therapy. Identify the reason compliance to medication therapy is often a concern in the patient with TB. What should be done for Wilson’s 6 roommates? NUR2571 Professional Nursing II Module 4 Discussion I-SBAR-R Reporting Think of a situation from clinical when the Provider needed to be informed of a change in patient condition. Using ISBARR write what you would report to the Provider. You can use the ISBARR form for guidance. NUR2571 Professional Nursing II Module 5 Discussion Patient Teaching: Anticoagulants Sandra is a 27-year-old female admitted with a possible Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). She smokes one pack per day and is on birth control. She has a history of hypertension and obesity. She is admitted to the hospital and placed on bedrest. Heparin drip is started per protocol. The Provider is anticipating on sending her home with Coumadin. Can Sandra be placed on Coumadin and Heparin at the same time? Explain your answer. Develop 3 teaching points important for Sandra to know about her medications regimen. What questions would you ask Sandra to verify that she understand the 3 teaching points?   NUR2571 Professional Nursing II Module 7 Discussion Type 1 vs. Type 2 and Patient Education Compare and contrast risk factors, age of onset, pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. What do you think is the most important topic that must be taught to the diabetic patient and why? NUR2571 Professional Nursing II Module 8 Discussion The Older Adult A nurse at the local Senior Center made the following notation about a client: A 74-year-old female client wearing eyeglasses with bifocal lenses and hearing aid in her left ear. Walks with a shuffling gait, using a cane for support. Wearing house slippers and housedress. States, “My other doctor says I should have my eyes looked at by an expert. It’s been a while, and my eyes seem to be acting up lately. I can’t see so good anymore.” The client states that she takes medication for “sugar” and her blood pressure and has worn glasses for years with the last prescription changed about 3 years ago. “I was a seamstress for many years and quit when I couldn’t see to thread the needles anymore-just in time too. These new materials are too hard to work with!” Denies using any eye drops. Describes vision changes as difficulty seeing well at night, especially if trying to read. Uses a magnifying glass to help when reading. No eye pain or discharge, although eyes sometimes feel “dry and scratchy,” with the left eye being worse than the right. Admits to rubbing eyes but without relief. Develop a Plan of Care for this patient that includes:2 Nursing Diagnosis2 goals for each Nursing Diagnosis Interventions with rationales NUR2571 Professional Nursing II Module 10 Discussion Bariatric Surgery Patient EJ is a 28-year-old female. She is being admitted for Gastric Bypass Surgery. She is 5’6” and 265 pounds. She has a history of Diabetes and hypertension, she is not on medications at the time. What client education topics are important to reinforce for this client? How will this client’s diet be advanced? What complications can occur after this surgery? What is Dumping Syndrome and what are some interventions to help prevent its development? Purchase this Tutorial.