NR324/329 - You are the nurse caring for a patient
1. You are the nurse caring for a patient with a tracheostomy. What communication strategies can you
promote with your patient in order to effectively interact and communicate?
2. You are the nurse caring for a patient with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
a) What is MRSA?
b) Describe the precautions required when providing care to this patient.
c) List topics to include in the patient and family education.
3. Describe the assessment cues and nursing interventions for infiltration and extravasation of an
intravenous (IV) catheter