Patient has been admitted to an inpatient unit with nausea and vomiting x48 hours, as a result he is experiencing complications with his diabetes. Patient is received with decreased LOC and is lethargic. Learners are to perform a focused assessment, apply nursing knowledge to prioritize care, and demonstrate safe medication administration best practice.
~~Demonstrate medication knowledge
~~Apply assessment date to prioritize care
~~Understand diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes to determine approach of care
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Scenario was testing using second year undergraduate nursing studnts. This was a little advanced for this level should be used on 3rd (acute care setting clinical) or fourth year undergraduate nursing.
Tyerman J, Regts M. Adult Type 1 Diabetes. Simulation resource published by Simulation Canada; 2015. Available from https://simulationcanada.ca/scenario/adult-type-1-diabetes/.Copy Citation
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Undergraduate / post-secondary
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