Addressing Primary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease

The nurse is working with a new client at the community clinic. The client is a 59-year-old African American female. The client’s mother was diagnosed with coronary artery disease at the age of 60. The client has a sedentary job but walks for 30 minutes every day on the weekend. Her waist circumference is 38 inches (96.52cm). Her blood pressure on this visit is 140/90 mm Hg. She stopped smoking six months ago.
Laboratory results are:
Triglycerides 250 mg/dL HDL 45 mg/dL LDL 150 mg/dL Total cholesterol 300 mg/dL
The nurse establishes a NANDA -I nursing diagnosis of Deficient Knowledge related to coronary artery disease

Develop a teaching plan that addresses one of the client’s risk factors for coronary artery disease. The teaching plan should consider cultural influences and must include:
a measurable patient centered outcome. two (2) nursing interventions to help the client achieve the outcome. an explanation of how each intervention will help the client achieve the outcome.

 

 

 

 

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