The home health nurse is visiting the home of a client that has been diagnosed with a brain
tumor. The family states that the client has... [Show More] been having more frequent seizures. What nursing
care should be provided? (Found in Adult Med Surg Review Module)
Maintain airway (monitor oxygen levels, administer oxygen as needed, monitor lung
Monitor neurological status — in particular, assessing for changes in level of
consciousness, neurological deficits, and occurrence of seizures.
Maintain client safety. (Assist with transfers and ambulation, provide assistive devices as
Implement seizure precautions.
Administer medications as prescribed.
The nurse is collaborating with the health care team to create a plan of care for a client following
a stroke. Explain the nurse’s role in continuity of care. The nurse role in continuity care is a
coordinator, documentation, communication, consultations, referrals, transfer and discharge
An elderly client is being discharged from the hospital to home following a long hospitalization.
What are some community resources that the nurse should initiate referrals for this client?
Specialized equipment (cane, walker, wheelchair, grab bars in bathroom)
Specialized therapists (physical, occupational, speech)
Care providers (home health nurse, hospice nurse, home health aide
What behaviors would indicate to the charge nurse that one of the nurses could be experiencing
countertransference? (Found in the Mental Health Review Module)
Nurse overly identifies with client
Nurse competes with client
Nurse argues with client
List the six (6) Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies and explain their
1. PATIENT-CENTERED CARE: The provision of caring and compassionate, culturally
sensitive care that addresses clients’ physiological, psychological, sociological, spiritual,
and cultural needs, preferences, and values.
2. TEAMWORK AND COLLABORATION: The delivery of client care in partnership with
multidisciplinary members of the health care team to achieve continuity of care and
positive client outcomes.
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3. EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE: The use of current knowledge from research and other
credible sources on which to base clinical judgment and client care.
4. QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: Care-related and organizational processes that involve the
development and implementation of a plan to improve health care services and better
meet clients’ needs.
5. SAFETY: The minimization of risk factors that could cause injury or harm while
promoting quality care and maintaining a secure environment for clients, self, and others.
6. INFORMATICS: The use of information technology as a communication and
information-gathering tool that supports clinical decision-making and scientifically-based
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