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May 13, 2019

Advanced registered nurses work in highly collaborative environments and must collaborate with interdisciplinary teams in order to provide excellent patient care

Advanced registered nurses work in highly collaborative environments and must collaborate with interdisciplinary teams in order to provide excellent patient care. Besides knowing the role and scope of one’s own practice, it is essential to understand the role and scope of other nurse specialties to ensure effective collaboration among nurses, the organization, and other professionals with whom advanced registered nurses regularly interact. Use the “Nursing Roles Graphic Organizer Template” to differentiate how advanced registered nurse roles relate to and collaborate with different areas of nursing practice. Compare your future role with one of the following: nurse educator; nurse leader; family […]
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

Describe the client and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications

Assignment 2: Practicum – Week 8 Journal Entry                                                                             Part 1 Select a client whom you observed or counseled this week (other than the client used for this week’s Discussion). Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal: Describe the client and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications. Using the DSM-5, explain and justify your diagnosis for this client. Explain whether existential-humanistic therapy would be beneficial with this client. Include expected outcomes based on this therapeutic approach. Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling this client. Support your approach with evidence-based literature.   Part 2 […]
May 13, 2019

Ethical Nursing

Remember to submit your work following the file naming convention FirstInitial.LastName_M01.docx. For example, J.Smith_M01.docx. Remember that it is not necessary to manually type in the file extension; it will automatically append. Start by reading and following these instructions: 1. Quickly skim the questions or assignment below and the assignment rubric to help you focus. 2. Read the required chapter(s) of the textbook and any additional recommended resources.  Some answers may require you to do additional research on the Internet or in other reference sources.  Choose your sources carefully. 3. Consider the discussion and any insights you gained from it. 4. Create […]
May 13, 2019

Campaign for Action

In a formal paper of 1,000-1,250 words you will discuss the work of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Committee Initiative on the Future of Nursing and the Institute of Medicine research that led to the IOM report, “Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.” Identify the importance of the IOM “Future of Nursing” report related to nursing practice, nursing education and nursing workforce development. What is the role of state-based action coalitions and how do they advance goals of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action? Explore the Campaign for Action webpage (you may need to research your state’s website […]
May 13, 2019

Negligence and Medical Malpractice

opic: Negligence and Medical Malpractice   INSTRUCTIONS:   A thread of at least 1,000 words in response to the provided case study threads. Each thread and reply must reference at least 3 scholarly sources and follow current APA format (including both in-text citations and a reference list). You must also support each thread and reply with thoughtful analysis (considering assumptions, analyzing implications, and comparing/contrasting concepts and include thorough biblical worldview integration   View the assigned Healthcare Law LearnScape interactive episode in the Jones & Bartlett website (DB2 LearnScape Case Study). You will be presented with a negligence case stemming from an incident in the […]
May 13, 2019

A patient has a blood serum drug level of 50 units/mL. The drug’s half-life is 1 hour. If concentrations above 25 units/mL are toxic and no more of the drug is given, how long will it take for the blood level to reach the nontoxic range?

Question Week 1 Quiz Question 1 A patient has a blood serum drug level of 50 units/mL. The drug’s half-life is 1 hour. If concentrations above 25 units/mL are toxic and no more of the drug is given, how long will it take for the blood level to reach the nontoxic range? Question 2 During a clinic visit, a patient complains of having frequent muscle cramps in her legs. The nurse’s assessment reveals that the patient has been taking over-the-counter laxatives for the past 7 years. The nurse informed the patient that prolonged use of laxatives Question 3 Which of the following affects drug […]
May 13, 2019

Essentials and Your Future Practice

This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs). CO2: Demonstrate leadership strategies that promote safety and improve quality in nursing practice and increase collaboration with other disciplines when planning patient-centered care within systems-based practice. (PO2) CO5: Apply concepts of professionalism when planning for personal, intellectual, and professional development. (PO5) Select one of the AACN BSN Essentials, and elaborate on its meaning and importance in your own future professional nursing practice. In your post (intended to provide a clear and thorough answer), be sure to identify the AACN BSN Essential that you have selected by name and number; […]
May 13, 2019

Alice Randall wrote an article for The New York Times on the cultural factors that encouraged black women to maintain a weight above what is considered healthy

In May 2012, Alice Randall wrote an article for The New York Times on the cultural factors that encouraged black women to maintain a weight above what is considered healthy. Randall explained—from her observations and her personal experience as a black woman—that many African-American communities and cultures consider women who are overweight to be more beautiful and desirable than women at a healthier weight. As she put it, “Many black women are fat because we want to be” (Randall, 2012). Randall’s statements sparked a great deal of controversy and debate; however, they emphasize an underlying reality in the health care […]
May 13, 2019

Assessing the Genitalia and Rectum

Assignment 1: Asse Assignment 1: Assessing the Genitalia and Rectum Patients are frequently uncomfortable discussing with health care professional’s issues that involve the genitalia and rectum; however, gathering an adequate history and properly conducting a physical exam are vital. Examining case studies of genital and rectal abnormalities can help prepare advanced practice nurses to accurately assess patients with problems in these areas. In this assignment, you will consider case studies that describe abnormal findings in patients seen in a clinical setting. In this assignment, you will analyze a SOAP note case study that describes abnormal findings in patients seen in […]
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