Difficult Patient Video Analysis

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This video presents a basic interpersonal approach to a difficult patient. The kind and caring approach of the student nurse Leah, facilitated a good nursing care. As well as relieved the patient and other staff members involved in his medical care. The difficult patient Scott suffers from a chronic condition that keeps him from living a normal life; consequently, he develops behaviors that interfere with effective nursing care and affect his health condition, his relationship with his mother and the staff involved in his medical care. This video exemplifies step by step, the impact on patient outcome of the application of the nursing process; assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. The student nurse, used her critical thinking knowledge and abilities to gather sufficient physical, psychological and family data to implement her nursing interventions. She was able to manage and improve the complex health condition of her patient Scott.
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