At the start of your shift, as a first year nursing student, Mrs Poole requires the administration of oral medications for her diabetes and other conditions:

At the start of your shift, as a first year nursing student, Mrs Poole requires the administration of oral medications for her diabetes and other conditions:

– Desrcibe communication strategies the nurse can use to include Mrs Poole as an active participant in her care. (420 – 500 words for this question)

– Describe how these same communication strategies identify and promote safe storage, use and administration of medications. (420 – 500 words for this question)
2) You are a first year nursing student caring for Mrs Poole. Overnight Mrs Poole, has had a full plaster cast applied to her fractured arm. You approach Mrs Poole to take her vital signs, you observe that her fingers are slightly swollen, and she tells you that her arm hurts. use stage 1 and stage 2 of the clinical reasoning cycle to structure your answer:

– Define stage 1 of the clinical reasoning cycle as it applies to Mrs Poole for this scenario. (420 – 500 words for this question)

– Identify the strategies needed to apply stage 2 to this scenario. (420 – 500 words for this question)
3) After you identify the stage 2 strategies, you decide to seek the advice of the registered nurse you are workinh with. However, she is busy with a critically ill patient and asks you to (1) give Mrs Poole 2 paracetamol tablets; and (2) report your concerns to the JMO (junior medical officer). For this section of the assessment, please:

– Identify the rationale for you deciding to seek advice from the registered nurse) (420 – 500 words for this question)

– Identify the strategies in regards to administering the paracetamol, (420 – 500 words for this question)
and
– Describe how a nurse will communicate with a medical officer about Mrs Poole’s condition. (420 – 500 words for this question)

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