Hip Fracture with C Diff

Mr. Isaac Perez is a 67 y. o male with a recent right hip fracture and repair. He has developed hospital acquired C Diff and is in isolation in an Acute Care setting. He has a history of DVTs, hypertension, obesity, and high cholesterol.

 

Learning Objectives:

1. Demonstrate evidenced based care of a patient with a hip fracture with C Diff.
2. Assess patient to identify normal and abnormal findings.
3. Use standard precautions, i.e. in this case contact isolation and handwashing.
4. Provide appropriate prophylactic nursing care for complications of immobility
5. Ensure patient and healthcare worker safety.
6. Provide education to the patient concerning immobility and fall risk.
7. Utilize therapeutic communication techniques

Additional information

Learner

Nursing

Contributor

UNMC College of Nursing

Case Setting

MedSurg

Specialty

Infectious Disease, Internal medicine

Room Size

12×12

Language

English

Status

For Purchase