The Importance Of Teaching For Nurses With Home With The Correct Education And Guidance Essay

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Teaching is a vital part of nursing; with home healthcare on the rise teaching by nurses is only becoming more important to insure the patient has the best outcome even when they are not supervised 24 hours by a registered nurse. It is because of proper patient education that patients can now go home with conditions that would have previously insured longer hospital stays. There are various treatment plans that can be performed at home with the correct education and guidance. On 7/14/15 I implemented a teaching plan and taught it to my patient during clinical hours. My patient was a 46 year old Caucasian female from Cary where she was a preschool teacher. She was alert and oriented to self, person, place and situation. K.Y. recently obtained her bachelors in social science. Family is extremely important to my patient, so taking care of her body and remaining healthy are among her top priorities. She and her family were surprised to find out she had a hepatic adenoma at a routine yearly exam. K.Y. followed instructions and directions from her primary care doctor which landed her at UNC hospital receiving a left sided hepatectomy on 7/8/15. Since the surgical procedure K.Y. has been unable to defecate, is having expected surgical pain and is worried about her incontinence worsening due to her current condition. Upon spending time and talking with my client she mentioned she would like to learn some ways to strengthen her abdomen to help prevent incontinence. She was able to

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