M.W. is a 70-year-old white woman with a medical history of hypertension, osteoarthritis, atrial fibrillation, and total hysterectomy who lives by herself in a two-story row home. She visits the….
choose ONE (1) of the following family members, Peter, Harriet or Lola to examine using the Clinical Reasoning Cycle (Levitt-Jones, 2018).
The following case study contains the information required to complete Assessment Task 3 in NRSG 138. The case study is used to facilitate your learning and will allow you to apply the key concepts learned in NRSG 138. You are required to use the information below, along with reviewing current, relevant, peer-reviewed nursing literature to answer Assessment Task 3. For the purposes of Assessment Task 3, please choose ONE (1) of the following family members, Peter, Harriet or Lola to examine using the Clinical Reasoning Cycle (Levitt-Jones, 2018). In written essay format you are required to pick ONE (1) member of the Demetriou family and apply the first FOUR (4) phases of the Clinical Reasoning Cycle to demonstrate how a beginning nurse might plan the care of this one individual. Case Study The Demetriou family have booked an appointment at their local multidisciplinary Primary health clinic for their yearly influenza injection. The Demetriou family live in a 2-level home in the suburbs of South-Eastern Sydney. Peter (46 years) and Danielle (44 years) live with their 3 children, Harriet (19), Jack (17) and Lola (12). Peter’s father died 4 years ago from colon cancer and his mother Maria (67) has moved in with the family. Family Member Age Background Peter Demetriou 46 years Peter was born in Greece and migrated to Australia as a small child. He owns and runs his own successful building business which focuses on home renovations mostly. It has been a stressful time for Peter and his not on top of this business bookwork. While Peter has an active lifestyle, his has a poor diet (typically eats fast food for lunch) and drinks socially on the weekend. Harriet Demetriou 19 years Harriet is a second-year nursing student. She works casually at the local Woolworths and volunteers at the local hospital as people greeter/way finder. Harriet enjoys socialising with friends, and drinks alcohol at the parties attends. She has recently become sexually active. Lola Demetriou 12 years Lola is in her first year of high school. She is struggling to fit in at high school and has started to feel anxious attending school. She loves ballet and gymnastics. Lola has asthma which she has had since she was 4 years old. She can usually self-manage her symptoms with medication.