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Mental Health Case: David Carter, Part 2 Guided Reflection Questions Opening Questions How did the simulated experience of David Carter’s case make you feel?frustrated because the simulation kept saying I didn’t do things when I did. Talk about what went well in the scenario. David Carter was much more relaxed, had a clear though process, and was open to learning about his new prescribed medications. Reflecting on David Carter’s case, were there any actions you would do differently? If so, what were these actions and why? no Scenario Analysis Questions* PCC What needs to be stressed during discharge teaching related to his new medication regimen (sertraline and fluphenazine)? Sertaline can cause tremors and sleep disturbances, whereas Fluphenazine can cause unusual dreams and confusion. The patient needs to know the possible side effects of both medications, such as drowsiness, feelings of anxiety, and loss of appetite. PCC/I Identify community resources in your area that are available to David Carter and his family. One should be for David Carter, one for his mother, and one for the family. There are many options for David that can assist him with his ADL’s and support groups that can provide him with a sense of belonging, knowing he is not alone suffering from mental illness. His mother and family can participate in support groups in order to help them understand David’s condition, treatment, and strategies for people living with mental illness. PCC / S What other discharge teaching is recommended for David Carter and his family? Other discharge teaching that should be included is the teaching of medications and the possible side effects/adverse effects. Also, discussing the follow-up appointment that the provider wants to have. Lastly, treatment and therapy program options should be included, as well as extra information about support groups and

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