M8D1: Hormone Therapy
As the RN working in a family health clinic, you are providing education to a peri-menopausal woman who is seeking your guidance related to hormone therapy for management of hot flashes, mood swings and night sweats.
Using information from evidence based findings found in current professional resources; respond to the following questions.
Initial Discussion Post:
•Describe two (2) benefits and two (2) risks of hormone therapy?
•Do the benefits of hormone therapy outweigh the risk? Provide rationale with evidence based data from the literature.
•What is one potential alternative to hormone therapy for this patient? Provide rationale to explain how this alternative may be beneficial for this patient.
•Describe how you will incorporate the QSEN pre-licensure Patient Centered Care competency into assisting this patient to make an informed decision on the most appropriate plan of care for her.