1. What are the frequency and percentage of the COPD patients in the severe airﬂ ow limitation group who are employed in the Eckerblad et al. (2014) study? 2. What percentage of the total sample is retired? What percentage of the total sample is on sick leave? 3. What is the total sample size of this study? What frequency and percentage of the total sample were still employed? Show your calculations and round your answer to the nearest whole percent. 4. What is the total percentage of the sample with a smoking history—either still smoking or former smokers? Is the […]
This week you will have an opportunity to evaluate state practice agreements in your state and examine issues related to NP practice. To prepare: Review practice agreements in your state Identify at least two physician collaboration issues in your state (Mississippi). To Complete: Post 1-2 pages on: A brief description of the practice agreements for NPs in your state and the two physician collaboration issues that you identified. Explain what you think are the barriers to NPs practicing independently in your state (Mississippi). Finally, outline a plan for how you might address NP practice issues in […]
Course Project: Part 1—Identifying a Researchable Problem One of the most challenging aspects of EBP is to actually identify the answerable question. —Karen Sue Davies Formulating a question that targets the goal of your research is a challenging but essential task. The question plays a crucial role in all other aspects of the research, including the determination of the research design and theoretical perspective to be applied, which data will be collected, and which tools will be used for analysis. It is therefore essential to take the time to ensure that the research question addresses what you actually […]
Assignment: Asthma Complications of asthma can be sudden. Consider the case of Bradley Wilson, a young boy who had several medical conditions. He appeared in good health when he went to school, returned home, and ate dinner. However, when he later went outside to play, he came back inside wheezing. An ambulance took him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead (Briscoe, 2012). In another case, 10-year-old Dynasty Reese, who had mild asthma, woke up in the middle of the night and ran to her grandfather’s bedroom to tell him she couldn’t breathe. By the time paramedics arrived, she […]
Digestive System Case Study DC comes to the emergency room complaining of acute abdominal pain. She states the pain came after dinner at an all-you-can-eat buffet and has been increasing steadily. The pain is located in her right upper quadrant and is “boring” into her back. She says she feels “gassy” and bloated. What are your differential diagnoses? Include the pathological process involved with your diagnosis. What tests would you order to confirm your diagnosis? What treatments or interventions would be the first line of protocol for your diagnosis?
Collaborative identification and interpretation of practice problems is a requirement of professional practice (AACN, 2008). Locating and summarizing literature using credible online databases is necessary for evidence-based nursing (AACN, 2008; QSEN, 2018). Purpose This assignment provides a learning activity for students to experience a practice-based scenario and apply a process worksheet designed to assist in the identification of an independent nursing problem or concern, develop a PICOT clinical question, and search for evidence using credible online databases/sources. Course Outcomes This assignment enables the student to meet the following Course Outcomes. CO1: Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional […]
Provide your answers to the following questions in a 2-page paper. Use APA Editorial Format for all citations and references used. What should the “culture and environment of safety” look like when preparing and administering medications? Discuss a common breach of medication administration. Identify three (3) factors that lead to errors in documentation related to medication administration. What can I do to prevent medication errors?
To Prepare: Review the Resources on healthcare policy and regulatory/legislative topics related to health and nursing informatics. Consider the role of the nurse informaticist in relation to a healthcare organization’s compliance with various policies and regulations, such as the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Research and select one health or nursing informatics policy (within the past 5 years) or regulation for further study. The Assignment: (1 page) Create a 1-page fact sheet that your healthcare organization could hypothetically use to explain the health or nursing informatics policy/regulation you selected. Your fact sheet should address the following: Briefly and […]
Write a 750-, 1000 word rhetorical analysis essay of public document . This public document is the center for disease control’s CDC website on Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD found at http::/www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adjacent/facts.html . Your analysis should include at least two scholarly sources outside of class texts img_3808.jpg
What do the four parts of the Christian biblical narrative (i.e., creation, fall, redemption, and restoration) say about the nature of God and of reality in relation to the reality of sickness and disease? From where would one find comfort and hope in the light of illness according to this narrative? Explain in detail each part of the narrative above and analyze the implications.