Julia Jackson is an 84-year-old woman
Patient: Julia Jackson
Julia Jackson is an 84-year-old woman who presents to the Emergency room with severe abdominal pain, especially in the left lower quadrant. An abdominal CT was ordered, and it found that there is a 5cm mass in the lower sigmoid colon with fecal impaction.
The patient was admitted to the Med/Surg floor for treatment and resolution of fecal impaction. An oncology consult order was entered. The patient stated she has abdominal pain of 8 out of 10.
Create a presentation that lasts 3- 5 minutes.
Briefly describe the patient you have been assigned
Describe the patients’ problem
As the RN how could teamwork and collaboration benefit this patient and help them reach a positive outcome?
Identify 2 other healthcare professionals that would be appropriate to collaborate with and why.
What would be the two outcomes for this patient related to the reason for collaboration with the identified 2 healthcare professionals? The outcomes should be formatted as patient-centered, measurable, and time-limited.
Add speaker notes to each slide.
Slide 1: Introduction
Briefly introduce the patient, Julia Jackson, and provide relevant demographic information (age, sex, etc.).
Mention that she was admitted to the Med/Surg floor for treatment and resolution of fecal impaction.
Begin by welcoming the audience and introducing the purpose of the presentation.
Provide background information on the patient, such as her age and why she was admitted to the hospital.
Slide 2: Patient’s Problem
Discuss the abdominal pain that Julia is experiencing (8 out of 10).
Mention that an abdominal CT was ordered, and a 5cm mass was found in the lower sigmoid colon with fecal impaction.
Explain the symptoms that brought Julia to the emergency room.
Describe the findings from the abdominal CT scan that led to her admission to the hospital.
Slide 3: Teamwork and Collaboration
As the RN, explain how teamwork and collaboration can benefit this patient and help her reach a positive outcome.
Discuss the importance of communication, shared decision making, and coordination of care in improving patient outcomes.
Explain the role of the RN in the care of this patient and why teamwork and collaboration are important.
Highlight the benefits of effective teamwork and collaboration in improving patient outcomes.
Slide 4: Healthcare Professionals to Collaborate With
Identify two other healthcare professionals that would be appropriate to collaborate with and why.
For example, a surgeon and an oncologist.
Discuss the reasons why these two healthcare professionals would be appropriate to collaborate with in this patient’s care.
Explain how their expertise and input can help in developing a comprehensive plan of care for the patient.
Slide 5: Patient Outcomes
Present two outcomes for this patient related to the reason for collaboration with the identified 2 healthcare professionals.
These outcomes should be formatted as patient-centered, measurable, and time-limited.
For example, “Within the next two weeks, the patient’s abdominal pain will be reduced to a 4 out of 10.”
Outline the specific and measurable outcomes that are expected as a result of the collaboration between the healthcare professionals.
Emphasize the importance of patient-centered outcomes and the need to set achievable and realistic goals.
Slide 6: Conclusion
Summarize the key points of the presentation.
Thank the audience for their time and attention.
Review the main points of the presentation, highlighting the importance of teamwork and collaboration in improving patient outcomes.
Conclude by thanking the audience for their time and attention.