A 15-year-old female is admitted to the hospital with a concussion after a biking accident. During the admission assessment, the patient confides in the RN that she doesn’t wear a helmet when she rides her bike. A nursing care plan has been developed using the NANDA-I nursing diagnosis Deficient Knowledge related to insufficient information about hazards of biking as evidenced by patient statement, “I don’t wear a helmet when I bike.” The outcome: The patient will verbalize the importance of wearing a helmet when biking before discharge.
Initial Discussion Post:
- Describe safety concerns related to this developmental stage.
- Identify three (3) interventions that would help this patient achieve the outcome.
- Include your rationale for each intervention.
- If the outcome is not met, how will you change the plan of care?