The Question of the Week - April 30th, 2019
Test your knowledge!
JL is a 17-year-old with type 1 diabetes and takes insulin via syringe 4 times a day. JL lives with his uncle who has a history of intravenous drug usage. JL tells you he is worried that his uncle will use his insulin needles. Considering the empowerment model, what is the educator’s best response?
a. Explore possible solutions to the situation with JL
b. Empower JL to move out of his uncle’s house
c. Suggest JL clean his needles with alcohol wipes before using
d. Educator mindfully volunteers to contact the uncle to evaluate the situation
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