Identify members of the Multidisciplinary team (at least 4) (in this scenario) and discuss their involvement in the discharge plan of the patient. Please choose the best 4 healthcare members for J.B.’s case and arrange them in priority.
You are working 7PM-7AM on an oncology service of a university medical center with a pediatric/adolescent/adult population. The staff working with you includes an experienced oncology RN, an experienced RN who has completed orientation to oncology, 3 PCTs (Patient Care Technicians) and a nursing student. Interns and residents (oncology) are on call.
J.B. 38 yr old female
Adm. Dx: B/L Radical Mastectomy
PMH: Newly diagnosed breast cancer
Soc. Hx: Lives with partner, denies smoking, leukemia as a child, depression, has 2
dogs at home, unemployed
Report: Post-op day 1
D5 NS @ 50mL/hr
Strict I & O
WBC 11.2, Hgb 9.8, PLTs 167
B/L JP drains
Preparing for discharge tomorrow, plan for chemotherapy in 6 weeks