Locate the Smartroom in the Hospital/Urgent Care building. Find the patient sitting on the exam table; complete hand washing prior to interacting with the patient.
You are now going to assess the patient for newly diagnosed pre-hypertension. Your patient has just had his blood pressure taken. Click on the blood pressure cuff to get his blood pressure. What is your patient’s BP? Now click on your patient to get answers to the following questions: What is your diet? How many times a week do you exercise? Document your answers to ALL questions below.
Hello, I am Dorinda your nurse, I shall begin with checking your blood pressure followed by a couple of questions in regards to your diet and exercise so as to help you get it under control will that be fine with you?
1. What is your diet? Due to pressure issues my diet is that of low sodium consumption.
2. How many times a week do you exercise? Currently I work out three times a week which is relatively higher than my regular schedule.
STATION 5 – Points Possible = 30
STATION 5 – Points Possible = 30
Go to the patient room on the first floor of the Hospital/Urgent Care building. Observe the patient in bed hooked up to an EKG.Click on EKGmachine and determine whether the EKG findings is a normal or abnormal reading. If abnormal readingwho and whatwould you do next? Place your answer below.
ANSWER: Greetings, how are you today, I am your nurse Dorinda. I am going to go through your vital signs today.
HR-111, BP 156/97, SPO2 89
First readjust the pulse ox and once again check for blood pressure, if reading remains the same than put the patient on oxygen cannula to help them breathe as the oxygen level in body is low(2LNC, at this time is what I would put it on), while this takes place would call in my tech to run the EKG and apply IV. Draw blood and get labs and check electrolytes and cardiac enzymes, stat, (along with cultures,). This will be done keeping in mind the policy of the hospital. I shall continue conversing with the patient find out issues regarding pain, cardiac history and other chronic problems. To ask them regarding their previous visit to their local doctor and medications that they have been prescribed, and medications presently being taken. Lastly would contact their Dr. In chargeand discuss if patient will be admitted to hospital.
STATION 6 – Points Possible = 30
Go to City Government Building. Find theinfectious disease department inPublic Health Office.
Find the representative who most likely would be in charge of any Zika virus outbreak in the community.
Click on the representative to get the web link to the CDC office providing oversight for Zika.
Identify the correct type of mosquito and list three symptoms indicating infection. What test is required for diagnosis and what are the vaccine options? Place your answers below.
ANSWER: Hi, I am Dorinda, I need some information regarding Zika virus.
I would like to know if there is a web link which talks about this virus in detail? Yes there is follow the link b
1.What is the type of mosquito that carries the Zika virus? Zika is spread through the bite of infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus).
2.What are the three symptoms indicating infection? Red Rashes, high fever combined with Joint pain.
3.What test is required for diagnosis? The Zika virus can be confirmed through the blood or urine test.
4.What are the vaccine options? Currently there are no specific options available.
STATION 7 – Points Possible = 30
Go to the Education classroom in the Hospital Administration Building; Take photo standing beside title slide only of PowerPoint presentation; Copy and paste your photo in the worksheet.Choose your snapshot camera icon from your left toolbar. Then click on Save to Disk. Then from the highlighted green dropdown barchoose 320 x 240and then click SAVE. Remember to save the photograph to your desktop to easily locate it. Copy and paste your photo in the box on the next page.
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STATION 7 – copy and paste your photo below
TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE = 200
Remember to: Save this worksheet as a MS Word document in the following format:
Place it in the Scavenger Hunt folder in the Drop Box in your course page by the end on Week 4 on Sunday at 11:59 pm MT.