Unit_7_Workbook_Assignment - UnitSevenWorkbookAssignment

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Unit Seven Workbook Assignment Chapter 12: Diseases and Conditions of the Reproductive System Assignment:   For each scenario below, outline the appropriate patient  teaching you would perform. First, review the “Guidelines for Patient- Teaching Exercises” found on page iv in the “Introduction”.  1. SYPHILIS A patient has been diagnosed with syphilis.  The practice has  printed instructions for patients diagnosed with this condition.  The physician has instructed you to provide the patient with the  printed information and to review it with her.  How do you  approach this patient-teaching opportunity? I would let her know that having a STD is nothing to be ashamed  about and this disease is curable. I would also explain to her that it is  very important to finish all the medication the physician prescribed  even if she feels better in a few days, as this is only way the disease  will be killed. I would advise her to inform any sexual partners she  may have had since being exposed and the importance of protecting  herself to prevent any STD’s in the future. I would also give a gentle 
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course HEALTH CAR 200-03 taught by Professor Morton during the Winter '11 term at Kaplan University.

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