# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 871888340

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply the nursing process to a client with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Definition

Application should include
  • knowledge of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) including pathophysiology, nursing assessment, outcomes, interventions, and evaluation of the client with HIV/AIDS
  • development of plan of care
  • application of nursing assessment, outcomes, interventions, and evaluation of pharmacological agents/therapies used for treatment
  • application of nursing assessment, outcomes, interventions, and evaluation of dietary principles of educational guidelines.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How is the pathophysiology of a depressed immune system explained?
  • What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?
  • How would you explain transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)? How does one prevent an HIV infection?
  • What are the nursing interventions for the management of the client with HIV?
  • What considerations would you take into account when developing a plan of care to meet the biological, psychological, social, dietary, and cultural needs of the client?
  • What common pharmacological agents are used in the management of the client with HIV infection, and what are the side effects?

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