Identify an older adult age 65 +, use a 1st and last initial. Execute a therapeutic assessment interview with them for at least two interview sessions assessing their self-identified:
Demographics, life time education and career/employment Two most significant (positive) times in their lives What past hardship or loss has the client successfully negotiated in the past? Two personal strengths Engage them in identifying what is healthy versus non-healthy coping skills Inquire of 2 healthy coping skills they have used in the past and/or now Three (3) pieces of advice they would give to their younger self if they could?
Discuss your older adult’s level of ego integrity vs. despair as described by psychoanalyst Erik Erikson. If you had to rate them on a scale of 1-10, with 1 representing a full state of despair and 10 representing full ego integrity, what rating would you give your older adult?
Describe at least two nursing diagnoses for this client. Create a plan of care for the client to include at least three nursing goals with two nursing interventions each.