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Family Support and Home Assessment with Care Plan

Practice Holistic Wellness Assessment and Nursing Care Planning for Families

Overview

Learners immerse themselves in a home environment where they practice interview skills, identify potential environmental, health and safety hazards, and build a care plan that they can support and rationalize. This provides them the opportunity to practice psychosocial assessment and charting techniques before venturing into potentially risky environments. The situation that the learner encounters allows them to draw on their knowledge of OB, pediatrics, underserved populations and more. The goal for the learner in this scenario is to visit the home of a single mother, virtually tour the environment, and use their observations to build a care plan that will put all parties on a path to better physical and mental health. This scenario is applicable to pre-licensure (ADN and BSN), RN to BSN, and community or public health related nursing programs. Typically, students earn 5-10 simulated clinical hours in this environment, and faculty members appreciate having a consistent base where they can evaluate their students. This scenario may be purchased independently or included with other simulation products.

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Product Highlights for: Family Support and Home Assessment with Care Plan

This Scenario was launched in May 2017

Learners can earn 5-8 simulated clinical hours

Family Support and Home Assessment with Care Plan aligns with QSEN Quality and Safety Competencies, AACN BSN Essentials and NLN Core Competencies

Why you’ll love it:

  • Learners practice observation skills, critical thinking, clinical recommendations and rationale
  • Creates a consistent base-evaluation for faculty
  • Access to Dashboard metrics and activity reports
  • Detailed faculty guide complete with Quick Start Guide, Troubleshooting, Teaching Suggestions, FAQs, and content
  • Exposes student to issues associated with home safety, low income, neglect, drug use and more
  • Can be used with other simulation products, or independently (e.g.in pediatrics, mental health, case management, etc.)
  • Learners practice observation skills, critical thinking, clinical recommendations and rationale
  • Creates a consistent base-evaluation for faculty

Dive inside the product:

  • 1 single mother from a low-income background and unique family history
  • A care plan is created consisting of a Family Support Assessment, Home Hazard Assessment and Nursing Diagnosis
  • 3 types of hazards: health, safety, environmental

This scenario includes a wide range of hazards: