Module 03 Assignment- Interventions to Promote an Environment of Safety
Purpose of the Assignment
Identify strategies to reduce the risk for injury to clients in various environments.
· Select appropriate nursing interventions when providing multidimensional care to clients experiencing alterations in mobility.
· Strategies for safe effective multidimensional nursing practice when providing care for clients experiencing sensory and perception disorders.
In a one page Word Document, plan interventions with rationale which will promote an environment of safety for the described client below. Consider the client’s medical history and medications.
Mr. Joe Smith, 75-year old man, recently suffered a left cerebrovascular accident. He has right visual field deficits and residual weakness in this right arm and leg. He uses a walker for mobility. He takes Metoprolol for his blood pressure and the physician started him on Coumadin because he has recently been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation.
Use at least two scholarly sources to support your interventions and rationale. Be sure to cite your sources in-text and on a reference page using APA format. 2
Interventions to Promote an Environment of Safety
Mr. Joe Smith is a 75 year old man……….Based on the case study some actual and potential problems I have identified are…….. *This is not a required part of the rubric, however an introduction is required for APA papers and it is good practice*
One nursing intervention for Mr. Joe Smith would be to encourage him to have regular eye exams. Eye exams for the older adult are important because…….(reference to support this intervention) *You would identify six nursing interventions and rationales for full points-see the rubric. Make sure your interventions will help Mr. Joe Smith with actual or potential problems found in the case study information*
Author’s Last Name, First initial. Middle initial. (Year). Title of article. Journal Title, Volume Number(Issue number), Page numbers.