Case Study Rationale RN | Diane McGovern Billings | Diploma of Nursing &#8211

Case Study Rationale RN is to identify and utilise the functional strengths of the older person, assist them to maximise their independence and to Case Study Rationale RN | Diane McGovern Billings | Diploma of Nursing &#8211minimise the impacts of disability and disease (Moyle, Parker and Bramble, 2014). This case study will give you the opportunity to develop your ability to identify elements that prevent independence and diminish quality of life in the older adult, and advocate for strategies that increase your patients quality of life. Completing this case study will increase your understanding of the differences between primary health care and acute health care, and it will allow you to identify and develop rationale for holistic care of a patient using appropriate person centred and strength based care plans. Clinically, you will develop increased skills in terminology and translating medical information into appropriate patient information, and the ability to distinguish the normal changes of ageing from signs and symptoms which are abnormal, in the presence of poorly reported or poorly verbalised signs and symptoms. NUR341’s learning outcomes 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 are addressed in this assessment. Please watch lectures 1-9 to fully understand the information that is required for this submission.

Case Study Rationale RN | Diane McGovern Billings | Diploma of Nursing &#8211

Case Study Question Your patient, Mr Edward Teo presents to the primary health care facility and has completed his first 75+ annual health assessment. A copy of the health assessment is available via the Learnline link “Case Study.” On reviewing this document, you are required to map a care plan to identify the six (6) main issues that affect your patients’ independence, with the main priority issue outlined as Problem 1 in the template. An appropriate issue to be chosen is one that a) is currently affecting your patients independence, b) will affect his future independence and/or c) there is solid evidence from research regarding the risk and the impact on older adults. Evidence based practice must inform both your nursing interventions and rationale. Your ability to link concepts will be essential when completing this care plan, as your patient will present with secondary signs and symptoms, and have an established past medical history that will need to be considered and integrated into your care plan. Additionally, your care plan must reflect VIPS, as outlined in Moyle, Parker and Bramble (2014). Your mapping should consider Mr Teo’s holistic wellbeing, and have a primary health care focus. For each issue identified, a referral must be included to a service that is available in your community, that will assist Mr Teos independence or wellbeing. You are required to outline the referral process for each service. An CHSP service MUST be included as one of your referrals, with specific reference to which service (one) offered by CHSP you suspect your patient may benefit from, with justification from research. An outline of the CHSP referral process must be included. You may use poetic license (that still reflects the information within the health assessment) to expand on details of your patients’ life, in order to complete a holistic

care plan. Please consider that the terminology utilized within the health assessment may differ depending on health care institution. Clarification of terms may be found via the Learnline link “Case Study.” IMPORTANT: There will be a lecture to unpack this question further and it is essential that all students view this.