Case study : Mrs. Lisa Jones is a 60-year-old African American lady that came to the clinic with symptoms of blur vision
Chamberlain College of Nursing NR361
Course Project Milestone 1 Template
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Name: _Charlotte Manyitabot
NOTE: See Milestone 1 Rubric for details required in each area.
Scenario for Milestone Assignment:
Scenario is clear and concise, including a disease process, diagnosis, OR identify a patient with a desire to maintain good health and prevent illness. Include the nurse’s assessment of learning needs and readiness to learn.
Mrs. Lisa Jones is a 60-year-old African American lady that came to the clinic with symptoms of blur vision, fatigue, irritability, increase hunger, vaginal itching, frequent urination, and slow wound healing. Medical history of kidney disease. She has just received a diagnosis of diabetes type two; she has been prescribed several medications that she needs to be taking every day and a diet/exercise/ life style changes to support weight loss and overall health. While in the clinic the health care provider has stressed on the important of living a healthy lifestyle to control the diabetes.
Mrs. Lisa Jones is an educated woman who is interested in learning ways she can better control her diabetes without having any adverse effect on the other aspect of her life. She is a high school graduate, and spend 2 years in college, she is a Samsung galaxy user who mostly use her phone for calls and text messages. She has interest in learning education on any app that can help her to manage the diabetes.
Describe in detail content planned for teaching this patient in the scenario.
Patient teaching will include: teaching of signs and symptoms of hyper/hypoglycemia.
Safe and effective use of medications for example when to take the medication, how much of the medication to take, food and drug interactions, side effects of the medications, storing; expiration; and disposal of medications.
Safe use of accu check machine
Dietary teaching: patient to avoid food high in sugar (e.g. sweetened sodas, sugary deserts, and fried foods), excessive use of alcohol should be avoided.
Educate on the importance of exercise, at least 30 minutes of exercise (walking, riding a bike, or swimming) four to five times a week but don’t not forgetting to recognize signs and symptoms of low blood sugar.
Identify the mHealth application:
Identify a mHealth app that could benefit the patient. Describe the app including the mHealth app name, purpose, intended audience, mobile device(s) upon which it will operate, where to download or obtain it. Include a working link if it is to be downloaded from a website. Add any other information you believe would be pertinent to this situation. Make sure to add a citation for this mHealth app in APA format.
There are many apps that are now available to assist healthcare workers with patient care. The use of medical apps has become widespread and in frequent use (Ventola, 2014).
The app I will advise Mrs. Lisa Jones is the Beat Diabetes.
Beat Diabetes is an app for newly diagnosed patient with diabetes. Is a beginner friendly app with a rating of 4.6 stars, free when you have in -app purchasing. It is an app with a lot of information about diabetes from simple ways to increase activities to foods to avoid, it teaches what complications to look for, up to date treatment options.
“The app was chosen as the ‘best health app of the month‘ by Google and has received over 100,000 active downloads” (Dr Sharon Baisil).
It can be downloaded free from; https://beatdiabetesapp.in/app
Ventola C. L. (2014). Mobile devices and apps for health care professionals: uses and benefits. P & T: a peer-reviewed journal for formulary management, 39(5), 356–364. Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4029126/
Beat Diabetes. Retrieved from: https://www.healthline.com/health/diabetes/top-iphone-android-apps#beat-diabetes
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· Accepted with revisions
· Not accepted
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