Seaport District, Boston, Massachusetts


Adult with Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Attacks

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About the Client:
We are a compassionate and dedicated nursing team committed to providing comprehensive care for our adult client living with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Our primary goal is to support our client in managing frequent panic attacks, implementing effective coping strategies, and enhancing daily functioning and overall well-being.

Project Overview:
We are seeking skilled and empathetic nurses to join our team in providing specialized care for our adult client with generalized anxiety disorder. This project involves a collaborative effort to deliver cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), relaxation techniques, medication management, and ongoing support to control anxiety symptoms and improve quality of life.


Conduct thorough assessments to evaluate the client’s anxiety symptoms and develop individualized care plans.
Administer medications as prescribed by healthcare professionals, monitoring for effectiveness and side effects.
Implement cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques to help the client identify and challenge maladaptive thought patterns and behaviors contributing to anxiety.
Teach and support relaxation techniques such as deep breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation, and mindfulness meditation to promote relaxation and reduce anxiety symptoms.
Monitor the client’s response to treatment, including the frequency and severity of panic attacks, and adjust care plans as needed.
Provide ongoing support and encouragement to the client to facilitate engagement in treatment and promote adherence to therapeutic interventions.
Collaborate with other members of the healthcare team, including therapists, psychiatrists, and social workers, to ensure coordinated and holistic care for the client.

Certification as a registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in mental health or psychiatric nursing.
Proficiency in cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques and relaxation strategies for anxiety management.
Strong understanding of generalized anxiety disorder and panic attacks, including their symptoms, triggers, and treatment options.
Ability to establish rapport and build therapeutic relationships with clients, demonstrating empathy, patience, and nonjudgmental attitude.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively educate clients about their condition and treatment options, as well as collaborate with other members of the healthcare team.
Flexibility and adaptability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, prioritizing tasks and managing time effectively to meet the needs of the client.
Patient Case:

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Client: 34-year-old adult

Condition: The client is living with generalized anxiety disorder, experiencing frequent panic attacks that significantly impact daily functioning and quality of life. She requires comprehensive care, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, relaxation techniques, and medication management, to control anxiety symptoms and improve overall well-being.

Care Plan:

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Implement CBT techniques such as cognitive restructuring, exposure therapy, and relaxation training to help the client manage anxiety symptoms and reduce the frequency and intensity of panic attacks.
Relaxation Techniques: Teach and support the client in practicing relaxation techniques to promote a sense of calmness and reduce physiological arousal associated with anxiety, such as diaphragmatic breathing and progressive muscle relaxation.
Medication Management: Administer medications as prescribed by the psychiatrist, monitoring for therapeutic effects and potential side effects, and providing education to the client about medication compliance and management.
Symptom Monitoring: Regularly assess the client’s anxiety symptoms, including the frequency and severity of panic attacks, and document treatment response to guide adjustments in the care plan as needed.
Support and Encouragement: Provide ongoing emotional support and encouragement to the client, acknowledging her efforts in coping with anxiety and reinforcing positive coping strategies and progress made in treatment.
Collaboration with Healthcare Team: Collaborate with therapists, psychiatrists, and other members of the healthcare team to ensure coordinated and integrated care for the client, sharing information and updates on treatment progress and addressing any concerns or challenges that arise.
Family Education and Support: Educate and involve family members in the client’s care, providing information about anxiety disorder and treatment strategies, and offering support and guidance in managing anxiety-related symptoms and supporting the client’s recovery journey.


Total Budget: $496,735.20