Mn568 advanced practice nursing – case study – hypertension
• Physical exam to rule out an underlying medical cause of the behavior
• Psychological assessment to assess any mental health conditions that may be contributing, such as anxiety or depression
• Cognitive testing to measure intellectual functioning and identify possible areas of difficulty in learning and thinking skills
• Behavioral observations to determine patterns of behavior and individual triggers for the targeted behaviors
2. Intervention Strategies:
• Positive reinforcement strategies: Use positive reinforcement (e.g., verbal praise, rewards) when the desired behavior is displayed by the employee in order to increase their likelihood of repeating it in the future. This should also be tailored based on individual preferences so that it is meaningful and motivating for each employee.
• Behavior modification techniques: Modify existing behaviors through extinction (discontinuing reinforcement for unwanted behaviors) or punishment (clearly defined disciplinary action). Utilize both positive and negative consequences when necessary, while still providing consistent feedback about what is expected from employees.
• Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT): Teach employees how to recognize their own thoughts and feelings related to work performance in order to better manage them constructively with problem-solving skills. CBT can help individuals become more aware of triggers for certain behaviors, allowing them more control over changeable aspects of their environment which may lead them down different paths towards success at work. Encourage self-reflection within this journey towards understanding one’s own behavior and improving workplace performance through cognitive restructuring exercises designed specifically for each employee’s unique circumstances if needed.
3. Management Plan: Establish a well-defined management plan which details expectations from employees surrounding workplace behavior along with clear consequences when those expectations are not met – including both positive/reinforcing outcomes as well as punitive measures when appropriate depending on severity of infractions.. Educate staff members on acceptable standards by providing resources such as policy information sheets or offering training sessions related these topics where appropriate in order ensure understanding across all levels within organization regarding accepted practices away from potential confusion . Create an open dialogue between management & employees; encourage communication between parties so issues can be addressed before escalating into bigger problems & disrupt workflow negatively impacting productivity/efficiency rates at company level . Lastly review regularly process make sure everything being implemented properly edits needed occur that adjust changing needs arise over time.