Module 09 Assignment – Impaired Immune System Care Map
Purpose of Assignment
For this assignment, you will demonstrate knowledge of the diagnostic process using the template below. You will identify common assessment data, three priority nursing diagnoses, client-centered outcomes, and nursing interventions with rationale for a client with impaired immunity.
- Describe strategies for safe effective multidimensional nursing practice when providing care for clients experiencing immunologic, infectious and inflammatory disorders.
Use the template directly below these instructions to complete a care map to design care for a client with impaired immunity.
Tom Howard, a 45-year old man with HIV from the community, has come to the clinic because he reports he had not been feeling well recently. During the intake process, Tom complains of a dry cough and chilling. The intake nurse takes his vital signs, and they are: Temp 102 degrees Fahrenheit, Pulse 102, Respirations 28 breaths per minute, Blood pressure 135/86. The clinic physician refers Tom to the local hospital for a suspected opportunistic infection.
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