NUR250: Medical Surgical Nursing- Nursing Assignment
Task 1: Patient assessment
Assessment is one of the major roles of the registered nurse and is the first step in the nursing process to assist in planning and to facilitate mutually established goals and evaluate outcomes. In reality the nurse is continually assessing and re-assessing the patient throughout the continuity of care. In grammatically correct sentences and topic paragraphs and using current, reliable evidence for practice
Identify 3 specific nursing assessments that you would conduct as a priority for Rosie’s nursing care that you
will undertake on Rosie’s admission to your ward.
For each assessment you have identified explain:
Why the assessment is relevant to Rosie’s care.
What consequences may occur if this assessment is not completed accurately?
Task 2: Care planning
You recognise that Rosie may require assistance addressing her fundamental care needs. Based solely on the handover you have received and using the template provided, select five (5) fundamentals of care from Week 1 learning materials and develop a plan of care for each one identifying:
The related nursing problem
The underlying cause or reason that the nursing problem is related to
Goal of care
specific bedside nursing interventions you will do
The rationales for your nursing interventions and actions
Indicators that your plan is working