# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 871888339

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply the nursing process to a client with neoplastic disease (cancer).

Definition

Application should include
  • incorporating knowledge of neoplastic disease (cancer)
  • dealing with client fears and anxieties related to diagnosis
  • reducing risk factors
  • assessing outcomes and interventions associated with surgical treatment
  • assessing outcomes, interventions, and evaluations associated with chemotherapy
  • assessing outcomes, interventions, and evaluations associated with radiation
  • assessing outcomes, interventions, and evaluations associated with new treatments, cryosurgery, and genome treatment.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are cancer's warning signals?
  • What are the common screening tests for early detection of various cancers?
  • What is the difference between benign tumors and malignant tumors?
  • What is tumor staging?
  • What are the nursing interventions for the client undergoing surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, or bone marrow transplantation?
  • What nursing interventions could you use to provide support for the family and the client while hospitalized?
  • What nursing interventions could you use to provide emotional, physical, and spiritual support for the terminally ill cancer client?

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