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May 13, 2019

Discussion: Cardiovascular Disorders

Discussion: Cardiovascular Disorders Veins and arteries are vital elements of the cardiovascular system. They carry the blood supply through the body and are essential for proper function. Sometimes veins and arteries malfunction, resulting in cardiovascular disorders. Malfunctions of arteries and veins are similar to malfunctions of a water hose. Consider the structure and function of a hose. A tap releases water, which then travels through the hose and comes out the other end. If the hose has been dormant for several months, dirt and rusty particles might build up inside, resulting in a restricted flow of water. Similarly, buildup of […]
May 13, 2019

Curriculum Development Issue Paper

Curriculum Development Issue Paper Details: Read “Reconceptualizing Program Outcomes” and “Leveling EBP Content for Undergraduate Nursing Students” for a better understanding of issues within curriculum development. Select an issue within curriculum development that is of interest to you. Write a paper of 1,000-1,250 words on the issue, discussing its affect and relevance to nursing, staff or patient education. Why is this issue a problem at your place of employment? What are your proposed strategies to resolve these issues? Use at least three to five scholarly, peer-reviewed resources less than 5 years old in addition to the course materials. Make sure […]
May 13, 2019

Advocate for Health Care Policy

Instructions First Steps on Becoming a Grassroots Lobbyist/Advocate for Health Care Policy This assignment has two parts, numbered below. Write each question as a new topic area, then follow with a paragraph or two to answer the question. You may find it necessary to search for answers to the questions outside of the assigned reading. Be sure to use APA guidelines for writing style, spelling and grammar, and citation of sources. Tasks: Imagine that you are going to make a visit to your representative in Congress. Develop a one-page document that supports your position on the AHCA that you would […]
May 13, 2019

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Discussion Topic/ The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was passed… This is a discussion post, ABOUT 250 WORDS, tittle page not require In- text citation is required original work please,  scholarly references are required for this assignment, website source strongly preferred.   QUESTION 1 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was passed into legislation in March of 2010. Identify the impact of this legislation on your nursing practice by choosing two key nursing provisions outlined in the topic material “Nursing and Health Reform.” Discuss how these two provisions have impacted, or will impact, your current practice […]
May 13, 2019

Group Therapy for Addiction

Consider the following scenario: The psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner is working for a community health clinic that offers state mandated “intensive outpatient rehabilitation” services for individuals who face incarceration for driving while under the influence. Mr. Smith, a 24-year-old male patient, shows up for his initial intake appointment and says, “Look, this sounds like it’s going to be an AA meeting. Can’t I just go there? I only had a couple of drinks. I don’t know why the judge was such a jerk.” Clients with addictive disorders may present for therapy for various reasons. Some, like Mr. Smith, attend […]
May 13, 2019

Nursing Finances

Throughout this course, you’ve examined the importance of anticipating financial fluctuations that may impact your organization’s ability to provide services. While financial managers have no time machines or crystal balls, they do have expense forecasts. Expense forecasting is one of the preeminent tools that financial managers can use to prepare their organizations for future fiscal turbulence. In this Assignment, you will examine a scenario and generate a corresponding expense forecast in Excel. Before pursuing an opportunity or making a major purchase, financial decision makers must first ascertain if the expenditures are justified. Determining whether a new process, system, or purchase will yield […]
May 13, 2019

Grand Nursing Theorist Assignment: Theorist Identification and Rationale

The purpose of this assignment is to have a clear understanding of the elements of a theory and to apply a theory to practice. The CLC group must use a grand theory or a high-level mid-range theory. The group will create a report for a practice committee at a health care institution. The objective is to convince your peers of the value of using a specific theory to guide practice and evaluate care. Since the text does not provide adequate information on any one theory for the purpose of this assignment, further research through nursing theory websites (general and specific), […]
May 13, 2019

How Community-Based Organizations Are Addressing Nursing’s Role in Transforming Health Care

In the chapter, “How Community-Based Organizations Are  Addressing Nursing’s Role in Transforming Health Care,” the authors  describe the community as the focus of advocacy action for change. They  list a series of questions that help community teams develop organizing  principles to guide their interventions, and the aim is to attack social  determinants of health to make community change. Suppose a community team identifies lack of access to  exercise modalities as a public health issue. If the team were to  determine that pedestrian walkways need to be constructed, discuss at  least two factors that would facilitate the development of the walkways […]
May 13, 2019

Practicum – Journal Entry

Assignment: Practicum – Journal Entry As a future advanced practice nurse, it is important that you are able to connect your didactic experience to your Practicum experience. By applying the concepts you study in the classroom to clinical settings, you better prepare yourself for your future professional career. Each week, you complete an assignment that prompts you to reflect on your Practicum experiences and relate them to the material presented in the classroom. To prepare for this course’s Practicum experience, address the following in your Practicum journal: Explain what most excites and/or concerns you about pediatric clinical experiences. Include a […]
May 13, 2019

How a Bill Becomes a Law

As you have discovered through this course, nurses are influential  members of the community and the political system. Therefore, for the  purposes of this assignment you will identify a problem or concern in  your community, organization, etc. that has the capacity to be  legislated. You will conduct research and state a proposal. Through the  legislative process, your proposal for the problem or concern may  influence an idea for change into a law. First, refer to the “How a Bill Becomes a Law” media. http://lc.gcumedia.com/zwebassets/courseMaterialPages/nrs440v_how-a-bill-becomes-a-law-v2.1.php/. Then, view the “Bill to Law Process” to watch the scenario. After viewing the scenario, refer […]
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