Tuberculosis Pre-Clinical Work-up
Research three EBP articles related to target population
Describe and discuss the target population
Create a concept map of their risks, needs and/or common comorbidities
Describe and discuss culturally competent care or developmental competence within the target population
Apply results to target population and research six community resources related to target population
Compare and contrast family, community, national, and/or global implications
Assignment: Create a TB screening questionnaire based on your research
You are a public health nurse who does PPD TB screenings every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Here are your clients today:
Client 1: Miriah: Local nursing student who needs testing prior to entering the program
Client 2: African-American. Angelique: Someone trying to get a job in an adolescent group home who has previously worked in a nursing home. Needs testing for her new job. This client is also currently 20 weeks pregnant.
Client 3: International student from India just enrolled at a local university. Needs testing to live in the dorms.
Client 4: Hispanic Migrant worker lived in a crowded house with extended family members all winter long. One of them was sick and coughing all winter long. Saw a poster about TB in a public bathroom and thought he should be tested.
Client 5: Native American. Former IV drug user who lived in an inner city drug house in Chicago from the age of 18 to 20. He is a police officer and has moved back to F/M is trying to get a job as a correctional officer in the Juvenile Detention Center.
Additional Health History
What Physical Assessments would you do?
Administer TB test
Any other testing needed?
Referrals and Resources
Client 1: Miriah
Mission trip a year ago to work in a orphanage in Mexico. The