Diabetes Case Study Laura
Diabetes Case Study Laura Diameter Eileen Gillespie Tracy Taylor Gina Hall Ann Clattery university of Phoenix In order to deliver effective teaching and education to Angelo an assessment of what he knows about his Illness, where his educational needs lie, and his readiness to learn must be evaluated. Completing this assessment allows the nurse educator to evaluate Angel’s cognitive level and how to proceed with education.
The nurse educator must be skilled in this teaching-learning process and have a good aground and understanding of diabetes, including, diabetes complications and problems.
“Each individual patient is unique in background and lifestyle, and, therefore, no one program fits any two patients’ needs completely. ” (Dudley, 1980) Using the information from the assessment will help guide the nurse educator in Angelfish preferred learning style and will be able to select the appropriate teaching method to utilize.
Observing return demonstration would allow the nurse educator to evaluate Angel’s psychosomatic skills with the process of obtaining his blood glucose bevels and with the Injection of his Insulin. Asking Angelo to verbalize Instructions In his own words and asking him questions allows the nurse educator to evaluate whether there are areas of instruction that need reinforcing or re-teaching. In the Angelo Rexes case he is a compliant diabetic with his regimen as a diabetic patient. The complications he experienced was due to his daily stresses and not knowing how to cope with them in a healthy way.
The nurse educator will need to educate Angelo on effective ways to manage his daily stress. References Dudley, J. (1980). The Diabetes Educator’s Role in Teaching the Diabetic Patient. Diabetes care, 127-128.
University of Phoenix he knows about his illness, where his educational needs lie, and his readiness to evaluate Angel’s cognitive level and how to proceed with education. The nurse Angel’s preferred learning style and will be able to select the appropriate teaching evaluate Angel’s psychosomatic skills with the process of obtaining his blood glucose levels and with the injection of his insulin. Asking Angelo to verbalize instructions in