Cardiovascular Assessment.pdf - ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATE Nursing Skill Corianna Cavitt STUDENT NAME Cardiovascular Assessment SKILL NAME REVIEW MODULE

Cardiovascular Assessment.pdf - ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATE...

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ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATES THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURE A9 Nursing Skill STUDENT NAME _____________________________________ SKILL NAME ____________________________________________________________________________ REVIEW MODULE CHAPTER ___________ ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATE: Description of Skill Indications Outcomes/Evaluation CONSIDERATIONS Nursing Interventions (pre, intra, post) Potential Complications Client Education Nursing Interventions Corianna Cavitt Cardiovascular Assessment Assessing the functions and activity of the heart Provide calm, private environment Explain entire procedure in depth to patient as you are going through the steps Provide information clearly and as positively as possible Possible irregular findings Patient anxiety Explain why you are doing each step while doing it and make sure to answer any patient questions The nurse can determine any irregularities in cardiac function Ensure patient is in a clean, calm, and private environment to reduce stress and provide most accurate assessment Talk through assessment with patient and explain any procedures thoroughly Provide further privacy by only exposing 1 necessary area of the patient at a time Patient has a problem with their heart or surrounding their heart Surgery can call for a cardiovascular assessment

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