Describe the basic needs of patients according to Maslow’s hierarchy.
DefinitionDescription should include the physiological, safety, social, esteem, and self-actualization needs of patients.
- How can the respiratory therapist make the patient feel safe?
- What techniques could the respiratory therapist use to involve patients in their own care?
- What environmental factors affect a patient’s physical comfort?
Other Related Standards
Common Career Technical Core
Explain procedures and goals to the patient/client accurately and effectively, using strategies to respond to questions and concerns.
Explain the healthcare worker’s role within their department, their organization, and the overall healthcare system.