importance of client compliance

Module 07 Assignment – Sensory Perception Disorder

Care Map

Purpose of the Assignment

1.Identify the importance of client compliance with a treatment regimen to prevent a permanent disability.

2. Describe the purpose of the treatment regimen

in preventing complications of the disease process.

Course Competency

· Strategies for safe, effective multidimensional nursing practice when providing care for clients experiencing sensory and perception disorders.

Scenario

Ms. Julia Jones, a 68-year-old African American woman, has just been diagnosed with primary open-angle glaucoma. Her ophthalmologist has explained the pathophysiology of the disease to her and is trying to select the best treatment option for her. You are the nurse working with the ophthalmologist, and Ms. Jones has asked you about the eye drops the doctor has recommended. Mrs. Jones’s physician has prescribed Combigan, one drop in the right eye every 12 hours. Your client has never administered eye drops and knows nothing about the medication her ophthalmologist prescribed. She is interested in how the medication works, the side effects, how it is administered, and why it is so important in treating her glaucoma.

Instructions

Develop a care map for Mrs. Jones using this template.

In this table, include this information.

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