Skip to content

Sample Robert Jones iHuman Care Plan

An iHuman care plan is a written plan that outlines the nursing interventions, treatments, and patient education needed to address the health concerns of a patient presented in a simulated case scenario on the iHuman platform. The iHuman care plan is typically developed by nursing students, who use the information provided in the iHuman case to identify the patient’s health concerns, create nursing diagnoses, and develop a plan of care that addresses the patient’s needs.

Robert Jones iHuman Case Scenario:

“Mr. Robert Jones is 52 year old Mexican American who is admitted to the orthopedic unit for total knee arthroplasty. His condition is stable and code status is full. He is allergic to shellfish and he allergic reaction is rash. He has colonoscopy an it was normal.

He is consulted for physical and occupational surgery after surgery. He reports a pain level of 4/10 for right knee and he has limited strength to the right lower extremity. He was a smoker and smokes half a pack cigarettes a day for 32 years, quit one week ago.

He reports calf pain and calf cramping and painlevel is 8/10. During assessment, we found redness/warmth to the right calf and 1+ pitting edema and RLE limited strength was 3/5. Early ambulation was necessary and PT/OT consult. His vital signs were as follows: Heart rate- 72, respirations- 24, temperature- 98.6 F, blood pressure122/76 and SpO2- 98%.”

Robert Jones iHuman Care Plan Example

Below is an iHuman Care Plan for the given case scenario on Robert Jones:

Patient Information
Patient Name Mr. Robert Jones
Age 52
Gender Male
Ethnicity Mexican American
Admitted Unit Orthopedic
Code Status Full
Allergies Shellfish (Rash)
Medical History Colonoscopy (Normal)
Smoking History Smoked for 32 years, quit 1 week ago
Assessment Intervention Evaluation
Pain Level (Right Knee) Monitor and assess pain levels Pain level reduced to a
tolerable level
Limited Strength (RLE) PT/OT consultation Improved strength in right
lower extremity
Calf Pain and Cramping Assess for deep vein thrombosis Decreased pain and cramping
in the calf
Vital Signs Monitor vital signs regularly Vital signs within normal
Nursing Diagnosis Goals Interventions Evaluation
Acute Pain (Right Knee) Reduce pain to a tolerable level – Administer prescribed pain Pain level reduced to a
medications as ordered tolerable level
– Apply ice packs to reduce
– Assist with positioning to
relieve pressure on the knee
Impaired Physical Mobility Improve strength in right lower – Coordinate with PT/OT for Improved strength in right
(RLE) extremity physical therapy sessions lower extremity
– Encourage early ambulation
and mobility
Risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevent deep vein thrombosis – Administer prescribed Absence of deep vein thrombosis
prophylactic medications and improved symptoms of calf
– Apply compression stockings pain and cramping
Medical Diagnosis Treatment Plan Evaluation
Total Knee Arthroplasty – Consultation for physical and Improved knee function and
occupational therapy mobility post-surgery
Medication Management Medication Dosage Frequency
Pain Management – Analgesics (e.g., opioids, As prescribed As prescribed
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory
Deep Vein Thrombosis – Prophylactic anticoagulants As prescribed As prescribed
(e.g., low molecular weight
Education and Discharge Plan Topics Teaching Method Evaluation
Pain Management – Proper use of prescribed pain Verbal instructions Patient demonstrates
medications understanding and ability to
– Utilization of non-pharmacological Handout and demonstration self-administer pain medications
pain management techniques as instructed
Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention – Signs and symptoms of deep vein Verbal instructions Patient verbalizes
thrombosis understanding of signs and
– Importance of medication compliance Handout symptoms and the importance of
– Proper use of compression stockings medication compliance and
compression stockings
Physical and Occupational Therapy – Benefits and importance of PT/OT Verbal instructions Patient verbalizes
– Recommended exercises and activities Demonstrations understanding of the benefits
– Home exercise program Handout and supervision and importance of PT/OT and
demonstrates proper technique
Smoking Cessation – Dangers of smoking and benefits Counseling and resources Patient demonstrates
of quitting motivation and readiness to quit
– Smoking cessation strategies smoking
  • Please note that this care plan is based on the above case scenario on Robert Jones.
  • It’s essential to consult with healthcare professionals for an accurate and personalized care plan for Mr. Robert Jones.

Nursing Writing Lab