Foundation Of Nursing Practice

Course Learning Ojectives

Implement the principles of infection control, holistic nursing assessment, and nursing care to support activities of daily living.

Understand the basic principles of human development across the life span and adapt basic care, communication, and assessment techniques accordingly.

Apply the principles of a person-centred approach when practicing basic nursing skills. In your assignment, consider the following:

1. Discuss the issues associated with this degenerative condition, (for example, confusion, deteriorating mobility etc.)

2. Explain how the condition affects the older persons’ ability to perform their activities of daily living

3. Consider the implications for patient safety that should be considered in the development of nursing care plans for patients suffering from this condition (consider basic, patient centred nursing care and communication requirements)