- Plan nursing care for the assigned client by:
a. Identifying assessment priorities and anticipated findings.
b. Identifying potential patient risks and appropriate interventions.
Nursing care of a trauma patient who has a left chest contusion, a concussion, and is 5 days post-op for an open reduction and internal fixation of left femur.
- Identify signs and symptoms of an opiod overdose.
- Provide supportive care immediately after naloxone administration in the
- Maintain a therapeutic approach while providing care.
Review Reducing Harms: Recognizing and Responding to Opioid Overdoses in Your Organization (Canadian Mental Health Association Ontario, June 2018) available at: (link)
Review Government of Ontario: Recognize and Temporarily Reverse an Opioid
Overdose available at: (link)
Review Government of Canada naloxone information sheet available at:
b) Frequently Asked Questions Naloxone link