ou are caring for a 13-year old adolescent girl admitted and diagnosed two days ago to your pediatric unit with Type 1 diabetes. Her primary care giver is her mother who is present at the bedside.
Case Study Analysis Assignment Outline:
Brief overview of the pathophysiology of the disease. Include:
What lab abnormalities would you look for?
What diagnostics would you expect to see?
Implications for Self-Care
How does this disease process impact the patient’s and/or their care provider’s ability to care for themselves?
Consider Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
Application of Orem’s Theory of Self-Care.
Patient Education Strategy
Consider educational strategies and a plan of care for your patient based on the implications for self-care section. Support with rationale.
What interdisciplinary team members need to be included. Include rationale.
Consider nutrition, discharge, transition, and financial implications
ssume you are a nurse manager on a unit where a new nursing documentation system is to be implemented. You want to ensure that the system will be usable and acceptable for the nurses impacted. You realize a nurse leader must be on the implementation team.
- Review the steps of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and reflect on the scenario presented.
- Consider the benefits and challenges associated with involving a nurse leader on an implementation team for health information technology.
The Assignment: (2-3 pages)
In preparation of filling this role, develop a 2- to 3-page role description for a graduate-level nurse to guide his/her participation on the implementation team. The role description should be based on the SDLC stages and tasks and should clearly define how this individual will participate in and impact each of the following steps:
- Planning and requirements definition
- Design of the new system
- Post-implementation support
- 3 to 5 References less than 5 yeard