8. Apply concepts and current research findings in providing evidence-based nursing care in clinical situations. Lesson Content : 1. Care of adults with gastrointestinal bleeding A. Etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations B. Collaborative and nursing management. 2. Care of person with liver disorders A. Hepatitis Types hepatitis, transmission, at-risk groups Etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical manifestations Collaborative management Health promotion and prevention B. Cirrhosis Etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestation Collaborative management of potential complication -Portal hypertension -Ascites (paracentesis, perineovenous shunt) -Esophageal varices (gastric lavage, endoscopic sclerotherapy, Sengstaken-Blakemore balloon tamponade), shunts -Encephalopathy Nursing management of patients with cirrhosis Assessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Nursing Interventions (NIC), Nursing outcomes (NOC) Priority nursing care . Discharge planning: Patient and family teaching
C. Esophageal Varices Etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestation Collaborative management Nursing management of patient undergoing treatment for varices D. Liver Failure Etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestation Collaborative and nursing management Reading Assignment : Lewis (10 th ed) pp. 974-984, 986-996
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