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. Then, view the “Bill to Law Process” to watch the scenario. After viewing the scenario, refer […]
May 13, 2019

Dissemination of Scholarship Related to the Practicum Project

Discussion: Dissemination of Scholarship Related to the Practicum Project According to Freemantle and Watt (1994), “effective dissemination encompasses more than just the distribution and diffusion of information. It involves the processes by which target groups become aware of, receive, accept and utilize information.” (p. 133). Think about your Practicum Project. Which groups would find your project findings, conclusions, and recommendations most valuable? Why? How might your focus differ if you were delivering a presentation at a professional conference versus at your practicum site? What would you emphasize if you were publishing an article in a peer-reviewed journal related to your […]
May 13, 2019

Tenets Essay

Reviewing Appendix B in Butts, choose two of the Nine Tenets of the Code of Ethics for Nurses and describe how you will personally apply each tenet in the practice setting with your patients. Describe in detail the purpose of the tenet and provide examples of the tenet applied in practice. Explain why it is important to uphold the tenet in maximizing the quality of patient care, and identify how it enhances your own practice as a nurse. Your paper should be 1-2 pages. Include a title page and a reference page to cite your text. Adhere to APA formatting […]
May 13, 2019

Practicum Professional Development

Discussion: Practicum Professional Development Objectives: Progress Appraisal In Week 1, you developed your practicum professional development objectives. How have your experiences thus far in the practicum contributed to your growth as nurse leader-manager or nurse informaticist? What difficulties, if any, have you experienced, and how might this affect the achievement of your objectives? In this Discussion, you assess your progress toward fulfilling your practicum professional development objectives and consider how you could enhance or alter your activities to achieve your aims. To prepare: Reflect on the practicum professional development objectives you developed and outlined in your Practicum Professional Experience Plan […]
May 13, 2019


Question 1  Suppose that you are following a group of children for the development of asthma over a one- year period. You identify 100 children on January 1st, screen them for asthma, and set up a monitoring program to check on their status on a monthly basis. Five children are considered prevalent cases because they were diagnosed with asthma before January 1st. Ten children develop asthma on March 1st and another ten children develop asthma on July 1st. Another 10 children who remain healthy were followed for six months and then were lost to follow-up. All of the remaining children […]
May 13, 2019

Cognitive Behavioral Theory Versus Rational Emotive Behavioral Theory

While cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT) have many similarities, they are distinctly different therapeutic approaches. When assessing clients and selecting one of these therapies, you must recognize the importance of not only selecting the one that is best for the client, but also the approach that most aligns to your own skill set. For this Assignment, as you examine the similarities and differences between CBT and REBT, consider which therapeutic approach you might use with your clients.   Learning Objectives Students will: • Compare cognitive behavioral therapy and rational emotive behavioral therapy   • Recommend cognitive […]
May 13, 2019

Practicum Project Methodology and Evaluation

Discussion: Practicum Project Methodology and Evaluation Consider the following scenario: With a clear conception of her Practicum Project goal and objectives, Sandra was optimistic that she was on the right track. Then she started to consider the methodology for her project and realized how much she still needed to figure out. She began to think about the theories and concepts she had examined in her program of study and how they might inform her methodology. The biggest challenge, she discovered, was in mapping the strategies that would help her achieve each objective. How would she decide what would be most […]
May 13, 2019

Practicum Journal and Time Log

Assignment 3: Practicum Journal and Time Log “A vital part of the reflective process is to plan for changes in your behavior.”   — Somerville & Keeling, 2004.   Being a reflective practitioner enables NPs to identify weaknesses and target professional development in order to address these weaknesses. In turn, this increases the NPs’ ability to provide the best care to patients and their families. Reflection also affords the NP time to consider communication and their efforts toward creating a culture of mutual support with colleagues, a characteristic that is essential to successful NP practice (Somerville & Keeling, 2004). Each […]
May 13, 2019

Evaluation And Management And Anesthesia Coding

Please answer all 20 questions correctly and get back to me within the next 3 hours 1.   Modifier -P5 indicates that the patient A. experienced postoperative anemia. B. is not expected to survive without the operation. C. received a lower anesthesia dosage. D. is advanced in age. 2.   Code 99217 is assigned for A. nursing home services. B. observation discharge services. C. established patient visits. D. new patient office visits. 3.   Code range 99218–99220 denotes A. emergency room visits. B. initial hospital visits. C. initial observation care. D. follow-up hospital visits. 4.   A physician performs an […]
May 13, 2019

mental health

Case Study, Mohr CHAPTER 1, Introduction to Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing In completing the case study, students will be addressing the following learning objectives: Explain elements that contribute to mental health. Review trends, problems, and goals related to the delivery of mental health care and treatment of mental illness. 1. Karen is a 25-year-old white woman who lives alone in an apartment with her dog. Karen has been divorced for 2 years and is taking Prozac prescribed by her psychiatrist for depression.  Karen and her boyfriend had been discussing marriage until he told her that he wanted to end their relationship.  […]
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