stage 3 breast cancer


You are assigned to provide care for a 48-year-old Hispanic woman with stage 3 breast cancer. There are some language difficulties. She will be coming in for doxorubicin (Adriamycin®) to treat her cancer. Please put together an education plan for this patient. The education plan should include:

  • Side effects of doxorubicin and potential adverse effects to watch for, including when to call the healthcare provider.
  • The patient should be educated on potential neutropenia, signs to watch for, and precautions to take.
  • The importance of staying on schedule for medications should also be addressed.

The education plan should be presented in a manner in which she can easily understand. Provide details for how you will check for her understanding.

Assignment Expectations

Length: 1000 – 1250 words; answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner.

Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA style. These do not count towards the minimum word amount for this assignment.

References: Use the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer

the questions. Include at least two (2) scholarly sources to support your claims.

Format: Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document (.doc or .docx).

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