This scenario is intended for learners to assess and intervene for a patient experiencing an exacerbation of COPD. This scenario is based on evidence practice guidelines from the Ontario Ministry of Health and RNAO.
The Student group will:
Perform a priority assessment of a client with an acute exacerbation of COPD, utilizing elements of the RNAO COPD BPG
Initiate appropriate nursing interventions and prioritize care for the client with an acute exacerbation of COPD, according to evidence based practice guidelines
Individually identify future learning needs that will augment their knowledge base and support future practice of caring for clients experiencing respiratory distress
Simulation Modality:Manikin-based, Video
high fidelity manikin
This scenario was developed in 2005 and was pilot tested with students and peer reviewed (internal and external) prior to curriculum integration. This scenario was updated and peer reviewed (internal and external) in 2013.
Rivers J. COPD exacerbation assessment and intervention. Simulation resource published by Simulation Canada; 2015. Available from https://simulationcanada.ca/scenario/copd-exacerbation-assessment-and-intervention/.Copy Citation
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Undergraduate / post-secondary
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