The Heights, Jersey City, New Jersey


Terminal Breast Cancer Patient with Metastatic Bone Pain

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About the Client:
We are dedicated to supporting a 68-year-old woman diagnosed with terminal breast cancer and metastatic bone pain. Our primary aim is to provide comprehensive palliative care to manage her pain effectively and offer emotional support to enhance her comfort and quality of life during this challenging time.

Project Overview:
We are seeking an experienced nursing team with expertise in palliative care and pain management to deliver compassionate and holistic care. This project focuses on implementing pain management strategies, providing emotional support, and ensuring the client’s comfort and dignity.


– **Pain Management:**
– Administer pain medications, including opioids and adjuvant therapies, as prescribed, ensuring timely and effective pain relief.
– Utilize non-pharmacological pain management techniques such as heat/cold therapy, massage, and relaxation techniques to complement pharmacological interventions.
– Regularly assess pain levels using appropriate pain scales and adjust pain management plans based on the client’s feedback and needs.

– **Emotional Support:**
– Provide emotional support and counseling to the client and her family, addressing fears, anxieties, and emotional distress related to the illness and end-of-life issues.
– Facilitate communication between the client, her family, and healthcare providers to ensure that her wishes and preferences are respected and incorporated into her care plan.

– **Palliative Care Coordination:**
– Develop and implement a comprehensive palliative care plan that includes symptom management, emotional support, and end-of-life care.
– Coordinate with the palliative care team, including physicians, social workers, and chaplains, to provide a multidisciplinary approach to care.
– Ensure seamless transitions of care and continuity between home, hospital, and hospice settings as needed.

– **Symptom Management:**
– Monitor and manage other symptoms associated with metastatic breast cancer, such as nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and respiratory distress.
– Educate the client and her family on symptom management techniques and what to expect as the disease progresses.

– **Family Support and Education:**
– Offer support and education to family members and caregivers on how to care for the client, including medication administration, pain management, and recognizing signs of distress.
– Provide resources and referrals to support groups and counseling services to help family members cope with the emotional and practical challenges of caregiving.

– **Holistic Care Approach:**
– Incorporate complementary therapies such as aromatherapy, music therapy, and mindfulness practices to enhance the client’s overall well-being and quality of life.
– Ensure the client’s cultural, spiritual, and personal preferences are respected and integrated into her care plan.


– **Qualifications and Experience:**
– Certification or extensive experience in palliative care and pain management nursing.
– Proficiency in administering pain medications and utilizing various pain management techniques.

– **Skills and Competencies:**
– Strong assessment and communication skills to evaluate pain and symptoms accurately and to provide clear and compassionate support to the client and her family.
– Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to deliver holistic and patient-centered care.

– **Personal Attributes:**
– Empathy, compassion, and a commitment to providing dignified and respectful end-of-life care.
– Patience and sensitivity in dealing with the emotional and psychological aspects of terminal illness.

Patient Case:

**Comprehensive Support for a 68-year-old Woman with Terminal Breast Cancer and Metastatic Bone Pain**

– **Patient:** 68-year-old woman
– **Conditions:** Terminal breast cancer with metastatic bone pain
– **Challenges:** Managing severe pain and emotional distress, maintaining comfort and quality of life
– **Requirements:** Palliative care, pain management strategies, and emotional support to enhance comfort and quality of life.

By addressing these needs, the nursing team will play a vital role in ensuring the client’s final days are as comfortable and dignified as possible, providing both the client and her family with compassionate and comprehensive support.


Total Budget: $496,735.20