|Supplementary assignment : Apply the Clinical Reasoning Cycle to one NRSG138 case studyEffective Clinical Reasoning skills can make a difference to patient outcomes (Levett-Jones, 2018). Throughout NRSG138 Transition to Practice, the Levett-Jones Clinical Reasoning Cycle has been introduced and implemented to better understand two case studies, Tula and Jim.|
Task: Using an essay format, discuss the processes of the first four steps of the Clinical Reasoning Cycle in relation to the provided case study. Process the following case study according to the first four steps of the Clinical Reasoning Cycle.
The essay will include the steps of
|Case study instructions:|
This assessment will be marked as pass/fail only.
LO2, LO4, LO6
GA1, GA3, GA4, GA5, GA6
20th July 2020, 2000 hours
Tula is a 38 year old Samoan woman who works at a textile factory in Dandenong, Melbourne. She is in a relationship with Paul who is 41 and works as a building labourer. She has one child, Lydia who is 10. Lydia’s father Tom has a good relationship with Tula and shares the care of Lydia.
Tula’s assessment information is as follows
It is now Day 8 of Tula’s admission, it is planned that she will be discharged tomorrow. You are the student nurse, undertaking a medication round with Nurse Kate this morning. Following the successful administration of Tula’s medications, Nurse Kate leaves the room to attend to another patient. Tula asks you if she will really need to use those inhalers when she goes home. She also requests a medical certificate as she is concerned that she might lose her job for having so many days off. She is awaiting a physiotherapist and social work review prior to discharge.
Current observations (prior to medications being administered):
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