NUR2349 Professional Nursing Care Plan
NUR2349 Professional Nursing Care Plan A 66-year-old female client presents to the ER with c/o lower abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and a low-grade fever over the past two days. She is admitted to the medical-surgical unit with a urinary tract infection (UTI) diagnosis. The client’s family reported the client was confused and incontinent with urine that had a “strong odor.” The client is on a clear liquid diet and has intravenous fluids running (Lactated Ringer’s) at 50 mL/hour.
Using the information from the scenario, create a care plan using the attached template.
Module 03 Written Assignment – Care Plan
Student Name: __________________________
Client Gender: ____________ Client Age: ________
Client Diagnosis: __________________________________________________________________________________________________
|Assessment Data for Nursing Diagnosis||Nursing Diagnosis (3)||Expected Outcomes with Indicators
(1 per Nursing Diagnosis)
(2 per Expected Outcome)
|Evidence-based Rationale for each Nursing Intervention (Cited/referenced)||Evaluation
(How do you know it worked?)
Respond to this critical thinking question:
Describe how altered urinary elimination can affect the integumentary system.
Support your response with evidence from credible sources.