NUR2755 Multidimensional care IV

NUR2755 Multidimensional care IV

Module 01 Content

Scenario

As a manager on a medical surgical unit, part of the job responsibility includes chart audits.

A trend noted during the most recent audit was the overuse of the term “dementia.” The nurse manager notes that there may be a lack of understanding between the types dementia as related to neurological diseases.

The nurse manager developed a survey to evaluate the staff’s understanding of the different types of dementia. As a result of the survey, you have been asked to create a PowerPoint presentation to increase the nurse’s awareness of the types of dementia a presentation was created.

Instructions

Choose one of the following topics for a focused presentation:

The presentation should include the following:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Etiology & incidence
  • Health promotion and maintenance
  • History/Risk factors
  • Physical signs and symptoms
  • Changes in cognition
  • Changes in behavior & personality
  • Changes in self-management skills
  • Diagnostics: laboratory and imaging assessment
  • Planning and implementation
  • Interprofessional Collaborative Care
  • Psychosocial integrity
  • Medications
  • Safety considerations

Using Ignatavicius and one additional resource, develop a presentation to enhance the nurses’ knowledge of the differences between types of dementia and delirium. Be sure to document your source(s) in your presentation.

Requirements: As much as possible

 

Answer ppreview

  • The first cognitive decline for patients with Alzheimer’s disease is memory impairment.
  • Neuropathological changes in the cerebral cortex create a deficit in learning, memory, language, and visuospatial skills.
  • These charges vary based on the severity of the disease and whether the disease sits in the spectrum of dementia.
  • People with the disease experience cognitive changes in the way they make decisions and judgments.

Answer preview

  • The first cognitive decline for patients with Alzheimer’s disease is memory impairment.
  • Neuropathological changes in the cerebral cortex create a deficit in learning, memory, language, and visuospatial skills.
  • These charges vary based on the severity of the disease and whether the disease sits in the spectrum of dementia.
  • People with the disease experience cognitive changes in the way they make decisions and judgments.

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