Gold Coast, San Diego, California

$500.00

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patient with Anxiety and Depression

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Description

Client Overview:
We are a caring family dedicated to supporting our 60-year-old loved one who is facing the challenges of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), along with anxiety and depression. Our family member’s mental health symptoms significantly impact her well-being and quality of life, and as her family, our primary goal is to ensure that she receives effective treatment and support to address her mental health needs and improve her coping skills. We are seeking skilled nursing assistance to provide specialized care and support for our loved one, including medication management, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and support for addressing mental health symptoms and improving coping skills.

Project Overview:
We are seeking an experienced nurse to join our caregiving team on a contractual basis, with a focus on providing specialized care for our 60-year-old family member with COPD, anxiety, and depression. This role involves medication management, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and support for addressing mental health symptoms and improving coping skills to help her achieve better mental and emotional well-being.

Responsibilities:

Medication Management: Coordinate medication management interventions to address our family member’s anxiety and depression symptoms. Collaborate with psychiatrists and other healthcare providers to assess medication needs, monitor treatment efficacy and side effects, and adjust medication regimens as needed to optimize symptom control and improve her overall mental health functioning.
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Facilitate cognitive-behavioral therapy sessions to help our family member identify and challenge negative thought patterns, manage anxiety and depression symptoms, and develop effective coping skills. Implement evidence-based CBT techniques such as cognitive restructuring, behavioral activation, and relaxation training to empower her to overcome mental health challenges and improve her quality of life.
Support for Mental Health Symptoms: Offer compassionate support and guidance to our family member in managing her anxiety and depression symptoms. Provide psychoeducation on mental health conditions, normalize her experiences, and offer practical strategies for managing symptoms and reducing distress, fostering a sense of hope and empowerment in her recovery journey.
Crisis Intervention: Provide crisis intervention and support to our family member during times of acute distress or exacerbation of anxiety and depression symptoms. Utilize therapeutic techniques to de-escalate crises, implement safety plans, and connect her with appropriate resources and support services to ensure her safety and well-being during challenging periods.
Collaboration: Collaborate closely with mental health professionals, including therapists, psychiatrists, and psychologists, to ensure coordinated and holistic care for our family member. Communicate regularly with the interdisciplinary team to provide updates on her progress, discuss treatment interventions, and address any emerging needs or concerns, ensuring she receives the best possible care and support tailored to her individual needs and preferences.
Family Education and Support: Offer education, training, and emotional support to family members involved in providing care for our loved one with COPD, anxiety, and depression. Provide guidance on understanding mental health conditions, communicating effectively with her, and implementing supportive strategies at home, promoting family understanding and resilience while supporting her recovery journey.
Requirements:

Certification as a registered nurse with experience in psychiatric nursing, mental health counseling, or cognitive-behavioral therapy.
Proficiency in facilitating cognitive-behavioral therapy sessions and implementing evidence-based interventions for individuals with anxiety and depression.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to provide compassionate support to individuals and families facing mental health challenges.
Compassion, empathy, and a genuine commitment to improving the quality of life for individuals living with COPD and co-occurring mental health conditions, supporting their recovery journey with dignity and respect.

Patient Case:
Comprehensive Care for Adult with COPD, Anxiety, and Depression

Patient: 60-year-old woman

Condition: The patient is a 60-year-old woman living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), experiencing anxiety and depression symptoms that significantly impact her well-being and quality of life, requiring specialized care and support to address her mental health needs and improve her coping skills.

Care Plan:

Medication Management: Coordinate medication management interventions to address the patient’s anxiety and depression symptoms. Collaborate with psychiatrists to assess medication needs, monitor treatment efficacy and side effects, and adjust medication regimens as needed to optimize symptom control and improve her overall mental health functioning.
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Facilitate cognitive-behavioral therapy sessions to help the patient identify and challenge negative thought patterns, manage anxiety and depression symptoms, and develop effective coping skills. Implement evidence-based CBT techniques such as cognitive restructuring, behavioral activation, and relaxation training to empower her to overcome mental health challenges and improve her quality of life.
Support for Mental Health Symptoms: Offer compassionate support and guidance to the patient in managing her anxiety and depression symptoms. Provide psychoeducation on mental health conditions, normalize her experiences, and offer practical strategies for managing symptoms and reducing distress, fostering a sense of hope and empowerment in her recovery journey.
Crisis Intervention: Provide crisis intervention and support to the patient during times of acute distress or exacerbation of anxiety and depression symptoms. Utilize therapeutic techniques to de-escalate crises, implement safety plans, and connect her with appropriate resources and support services to ensure her safety and well-being during challenging periods.
Collaboration: Collaborate closely with mental health professionals to ensure coordinated and holistic care for the patient. Communicate regularly with the interdisciplinary team to provide updates on her progress

 

Total Budget: $496,735.20