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The nurse shall have patient record an exercise log. (accountability). The patient should have a list of goals and reward for those goals related to reducing overall caloric intake. (will increase compliance).
Patient will consult with a dietician to find out what an optimal caloric intake for her size, activity level and goal of weight loss is, so that she knows where to start in planning her dietary needs. (initial education and working knowledge).
Patient will display (you choose how) a working knowledge of how to read a food label after nurse demonstrates (you choose method according to patients best way of learning)
Patient will keep a journal of total intake every time food is consumed and mark where improvement can be made. (accountability, ongoing education experience)
Duty: The Samaritan law is what governs any nurses duty. He/she is duty-bound to care for the patient with his/her utmost ability, skill and knowledge, but only after accepting the valid referral/endorsement from the ER or other nursing department.
The four main elements in nursing malpractices are as under: Standards of care:Standard of care norm is in general what a reasonable nurse would do in a situation, at a given circumstance. For ex- a nurse if she observes a patients saline is about to run out would immediately change the exhausting bag and replace it with a new one.