Ocampo’s case in depth. We talk about the symptoms found and the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. The patient appears to be in the middle stage of the disease (Alzheimer’s Association 2016). A mini mental exam is a further test that should be completed on this patient. Patient safety, depression and caregiver strain are other factors that need to be addressed with this patient.
1) As APN’s what can we do to support those experiencing family violence or threatening behavior? What resources are available in your community? As Advanced Practice Nurses we can support those experiencing family violence or threatening behavior by first screening patients for domestic violence so that they are properly identified, participating in preventative efforts, advocating for victims, and providing treatment measures to those effected. According Flaugher (2013) all adult patients should be routinely screened for domestic violence.
Evidence-based psychiatric practice(EBPP) Evidence-based psychiatric practice (EBPP) is a broad term referring to clinical practice that is informed by evidence about interventions and considers patient needs, values, and preferences and their integration in determining individual care. EBPP uses evidence-based medicine (EBM) to assess the quality of evidence relevant to the risks and benefits of treatments (including lack of benefit). According to the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, “Evidence-based medicine is the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients”. Multiple Types of Research Evidence 1. Clinical observation (including individual case studies) and
As outlined in the health belief model, the patient perceives the susceptibility and threat to the life of untreated diabetic condition (As cited in Peplau, n.d). The psychiatric patient who has established interest in engaging in self-care through a program provided for psychiatric patients with diabetes. To explore provisions and resource provided by various interdisciplinary members of the community. Innitial period of two to three weeks is advocated with supervision ,to implement change on a diet to nursing theories approach, is given opputnity to in the community (Hultsjö, & Hjelm, 2012). The method for using the community stakeholders is easier and affordable.
Please complete the assigned training module on health-stream to ensure competency and use of the language line services. There were two telephone placed at the nursing station along with interpreting posters designed to meet the language need of the patient during the hospital stay. “There has been questions and concerns on when to call a Rapid Response.” When you patient is experiencing an acute change in clinical condition resulting in deterioration, rapid response should be activated. The Rapid Response Team focus on patient’s emergent needs and manage critical situation to prevent avoidable deaths.
I would concentrate on developing a sound therapeutic relationship with Codrina, by setting goals, planning treatment and selecting intervention. Build a rapport and trusting relationship with her. Assist with skills that involves identifying dysfunctional thoughts and evaluating how realistic her thought is, modifying her beliefs relating to others and assist with gaining a more adaptive and accurate perspective also initiate behaviors changes. In psychotherapy, my goals would be to emphasize what Cordrina thoughts are also, blend elements from different approaches and tailor her treatment according to the client needs build trust in client and therapist relationship, demonstrate empathy, help Cordrina respond to inaccurate or
These questions can identify any possible red flags that may be a contributing factor to a voice pathology. A case history provides a deeper look into a patient’s personal life, and asks questions that a patient may not think to otherwise mention during a consultation. This form is crucial for identifying any extraneous variable that may have an impact on the voice problem, and give a clinician a thorough understanding of the patient’s lifestyle and responsibilities that may impact their voice. The case history form can also influence clinical decisions regarding realistic treatment styles and goals for each patient’s individual
A Mental Status Examination (MSE) was completed on Jadine Sawyer to evaluate her level of thinking. This examination was conducted to document how she is feeling with the life changes that are taking place in her life. Jadine’s level of thinking was recorded to provide a diagnoisis to the symptoms she is experiencing. This Mental Status Examination (MSE) also was formulated to provide a treatment plan to better assist the client.
First, this survey is a comprehensive set of valid questions regarding chronological distresses of caregivers. The questions are suitable for clinical diagnosis purpose of the survey. The questions are also organized in different sections based on the categorization of clinical disorders and symptoms, e.g., depression, social phobia, etc. In addition, there is a consistency of questions within a section. For example, in section PC, questions PC3 – PC21 are probed for an understanding of different symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), such as: “Did you have dreams about the illness in the past month?”
D-This writer completed the patient 's Orientation II 1:1 as this writer discuss the goals of treatment, what is methadone and it 's myths, common side effects of methadone, risk factor of an overdose, importance of notifying Nursing regarding to medication (prescribed and/or over the counter), discussed exits, fire drills and basic safety during evacuations from building, etc. This writer completed the patient 's tx plan with the patient. Furthermore, this writer provide a list of mental health providers to address her anxiety and PTSD. The patient reports she will call the mental health providers today and will update this writer during the scheduled session. During the remainder of the sessions, the patient discussed traumatic events in
As a mental health nurse at DBHDD under the new preceptorship program, nurses will be able to learn how to communicate and provide good service to our patients. Not to mention, communication skills are crucial components of being a mental health nurse. Under this preceptorship, DBHDD nurse will have a good foundation and knowledge of mental ill health theory and how to apply it in practice. Understand the risk of violence that is often associated with mental health, and the number of the skilled set that is needed to identify a buildup of tension and be able to defuse any issues in needed by observational, interpersonal communication and psychosocial. In addition to, learning communication techniques, the program will demonstration how to stay calm in situations that may cause some type of violence in the workplace with the patient, by establishing problem-solving, good judgment, and maybe offer advice skills.