Sample assessment tool -- Observation and demonstration checklist Knowledge questions Part A – Short-answer questions: 1. Identify two (2) factors that may affect the self esteem of a person with...

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Sample assessment tool -- Observation and demonstration checklist

Knowledge questions

Part A – Short-answer questions:

1. Identify two (2) factors that may affect the self esteem of a person with diabetes mellitus. Briefly describe how these factors affect their self esteem and self management of diabetes mellitus.






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2. Identify and briefly describe three (3) issues related to diabetes care delivery and diabetes related services (Hint: client specific, political and cultural issues).






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3. Briefly describe the environmental and social factors contributing to diabetes mellitus in the Australian general population.






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4. Briefly describe the factors involved with higher rates of diabetes mellitus experienced by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.



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5. Briefly describe the significance of the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) in supporting and delivering diabetes care to Australians.




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6. Briefly describe the role of Diabetes Australia in supporting and delivering diabetes care to Australians.





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7. Discuss the role of General Practitioners in supporting and delivering diabetes care.




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8. Discuss the role of an endocrinologist in supporting and delivering diabetes care.




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9. Briefly describe the role of National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) in supporting and delivering diabetes care to Australians.


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10. Briefly describe how you could identify the family or carer’s understanding of and involvement in a person’s diabetes care.






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11. Why is it important to understand the family or carer’s understanding of and involvement in the person’s diabetes care?






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Part B – Case Study Questions:

1. James is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. He started taking T. Metformin as prescribed by the doctor. James stopped taking the medication as his blood glucose level was found normal for a week. James had a busy week at work for the next three weeks and had some stressful situations in his personal life. Three weeks later, James found that his BGL has increased tremendously. Identify and describe two (2) possible factors that contributed to the increased BGL which was found to be normal three weeks earlier.









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2. Assume that you developed a care plan for providing nursing care and managing type 2 diabetes for a patient admitted in your ward. The dietician and diabetic nurse educator rescheduled their timing for the ward visit. Now you are required to re-prioritise care activities to accommodate the rescheduled visit of the dietician and diabetic nurse educator. However, you have other priority tasks assigned in your day planner for other patients. What would be the most appropriate action in this scenario?






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3. Arnold was admitted in your ward a week ago with diabetic ketoacidosis. Arnold and his wife are diabetic and both were not paying attention to their health. They did not appropriately use the insulin pen when you asked them to demonstrate its use during the initial days of communication with the client and family.
They did not understand the importance of consuming a diabetic diet.
Discuss five (5) possible areas Arnold and his wife must be aware of or trained in prior to discharging the person from the hospital for self-management (ongoing management of diabetes) at home.







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4. If a person with diabetes is unconscious due to suspected hypoglycaemia, which injection could the trained nurses administer to address the emergency situation? Briefly describe the action of this medicine.





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5. A patient was brought to the emergency department with complaints of vomiting and abdominal cramps. The patient had a dry mouth and high blood glucose level. You performed a urine test using a test strip that was found positive for ketones. The BGL was very high. What could be the possible diagnosis for this patient? Discuss nursing care and management of this person.






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6. As per the current care plan, Henry has type 2 diabetes and is on four hourly BGL monitoring due to recent episodes of hypoglycemia. Here is his BGL chart (in mmol/dL) for the last four days.

Day
BGL
0200
BGL
0600
BGL
1000
BGL
1400
BGL
1800
BGL
2200
Monday
6
5
6
8
7
8
Tuesday
7
6
8
8
7
7
Wednesday
6
5
6
8
7
8
Thursday
7
6
8
8
7
9

Consider the identified outcomes of BGL against evidence-based best practice in diabetes nursing care. What does this pattern show? What changes could you suggest in Henry’s care plan?










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Assessment task 2 – Essay

Essay topic

Write an essay on the topic diabetes mellitus. You must discuss the following in your essay.
· Introduction: o Provide a definition of diabetes mellitus.
· Outline the significance of the topic in an Australian context.
· Introduce the main idea of your essay.

· Body of the essay/supporting paragraphs:
· Describe the anatomy and physiology related to the glucose metabolism and absorption in our body
· The role of the pancreas in glucose metabolism and absorption
· The roles of insulin and glucagon in maintaining the glucose level in our body.
· The pathophysiological changes occurring in type 1 diabetes and the resulting symptoms.
· The pathophysiological changes occurring in type 2 diabetes o The pathophysiological changes occurring in gestational diabetes mellitus.

· Various problems that might occur when providing nursing care to a person with diabetes mellitus including an in-depth understanding of the following conditions: o Hypoglycemia o Hyperglycemia o Ketoacidosis
· Hyper osmolar non-ketonic coma
· Diabetic retinopathy o Infection o Psychosocial issues o Microvascular and macrovascular disease
(You must demonstrate an in-depth understanding of these conditions).

· Conclusion: Restate the main points of the essay.

Refer to the marking rubrics for further guidelines and marking criteria you must include in your essay.
Word limit: 1500 to 2000 words excluding references
Document: HLTENN025 Candidate Assessment Guide
Date created: 09 February 2019
Version: 2.0
Date implemented: 09 February 2019
Next review: 09 February 2022
Responsibility: Academic Manager (VET)

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Document: HLTENN025 Candidate Assessment Guide
Date created: 09 February 2019
Version: 2.0
Date implemented: 09 February 2019
Next review: 09 February 2022
Responsibility: Academic Manager (VET)

Page 10 of 72

Document: HLTENN025 Candidate Assessment Guide
Date created: 09 February 2019
Version: 2.0
Date implemented: 09 February 2019
Next review: 09 February 2022
Responsibility: Academic Manager (VET)

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Answered 2 days AfterMay 04, 2021HLTENN025Training.Gov.Au

Solution

Sabah Inamdar answered on May 07 2021
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Sample assessment tool -- Observation and demonstration checklist

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