Shona Macray is a 30-year-old female diagnosed with sickle cell disease (SCD) who as arrived at your community hospital emergency department in excruciating pain related to the vaso-occlusive crisis she is having. She has a CTAS Level II and she is currently in an acute care room awaiting the nurse. You are now walking into the room to introduce yourself and meet your patient.
This virtual simulation involves the nursing assessment and prioritized care of a patient diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease who arrives in the ED in excruciating pain related to the vaso-occlusive crisis she is experiencing.
Suggested target audience:
Senior nursing students and/or students enrolled in a medical-surgical or critical care course.