Robert, a 65-year-old who identifies as male, arrives in the primary care office for a routine appointment. He has a past medical history of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 5 years ago. Over the last two weeks, Robert has been experiencing an increase in shortness of breath while being physically active like mowing the lawn and working around the house. Further information can be gathered during your assessment.
This virtual simulation explores the nurses role in supporting a patient to quit smoking. The VSG utilizes the 5 A’s (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, and Arrange).
Suggested target audience:
Nursing students enrolled in a community or health promotion course.
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