Monday, May 27, 2024

EXPLANATION OF A PROCEDURE TO A PATIENT/CLIENT

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STEPS #

  1. Inform patient/client about the specific procedure and its purpose
  2. Find out patient’s/client’s level of knowledge on the intended procedure
  3. Explain to patient/client what he/she should expect from the nurse
  4. Explain the steps of the procedure in clear and simple language
  5. Explain to patient/client the level of invasion or pain if any
  6. Outline the actions that will be taken to reduce pain if any
  7. Explain to patient/client his/her role during and after the procedure
  8. Allow patient/client to ask questions for clarity
  9. Assess patient’s/client’s level of willingness to undergo the specific procedure