Assess the patient’s learning after explaining the diagnosis, condition and next steps in the patient care to the patient and family and use a teach- back.

CREATE

a concept map illustrating the pathophysiology of right-sided heart failure and the correlation of pulmonary embolus post orthopedic surgical interventions. Consider the following:

* Predisposing factors

*Precipitating factors

*Cellular involvement

*Genetic changes

*Pharmacological interventions *Cultural and age factors CREATE a discharge teaching plan for a patient on anticoagulation therapy that includes the following:

* Incorporate safety considerations, lifestyle modifications, and cultural considerations.

*Address how technology could be used in the patient’s discharge teaching plan. USE the IDEAL Discharge Planning strategy to guide the creation of your teaching tool. The IDEAL strategy should :

* I – Include the patient and family as full partners in the discharge planning process.

* D – DIscuss with the patient and family 5 key areas to prevent problems at home:

a. Describe what life at home will be like.

b. Review medications.

c. Highlight warning signs.

d. Explain test results

e. Make follow-up appointments.

* E -Educate the patient and family in plain language about the patient’s condition, the discharged process and next steps at every opportunity throughout the hospital stay.

* A- Assess the patient’s learning after explaining the diagnosis, condition and next steps in the patient care to the patient and family and use a teach- back.

* L – Listen to and honor the patient and family’s goals, preferences’ observations and concerns. USE a format for communicating the teaching plan that will best convey information to the patient. FORMAT OPTIONS:

A. Infographics

B. Pamphlets

C. Booklets

D. Video

E, Handouts

F. Combination of the above, Note: Can you please use one of the formats above for the discharge planning?

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