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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 […]
May 13, 2019

Professional Association Membership

Examine the importance of professional associations in nursing. Choose a professional nursing organization that relates to your specialty area, or a specialty area in which you are interested. In 1,250 word paper, provide a detailed overview the organization and its advantages for members. Include the following: Describe the organization and its significance to nurses in the specialty area. Include its purpose, mission, and vision. Describe the overall benefits, or “perks,” of being a member. Explain why it is important for a nurse in this specialty field to network. Discuss how this organization creates networking opportunities for nurses. Discuss how the […]
May 13, 2019

The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission, or simply “TJC,” is an organization formed to accredit medical facilities. It is a private organization composed of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, risk managers, and other professionals. The main concern of TJC is patient safety. The Joint Commission Accreditation is voluntary. However, CMS states that, in order to receive reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid, a health care provider must have completed the accreditation survey and be approved by The Joint Commission. Typically, TJC will visit every 18-24 months to ensure compliance. HIM Professionals should be aware of what TJC evaluates to accredit a medical facility, because he/she may […]
May 13, 2019

Using a Health Policy Model to Develop a Change in Policy to Improve the Public’s Health

This assignment focuses on the methods to develop a change in policy to improve the public’s health by using a health policy model. Tasks: Suppose you want to initiate a policy of taxing sugared sodas/pop/beverages in your community. Use the Longest’s policy cycle model to ponder the following questions: What arguments would you use to make the case for the policy? What argument(s) would your opponents make? How would you go about getting buy-in for your proposed policy? What stakeholder groups need to be involved in promoting your policy? Submission Details: Submit your response in a 2-page Microsoft Word document […]
May 13, 2019

psychiatric nurse

BACKGROUND Mrs. Maria Perez is a 53 year old Puerto Rican female who presents to your office today due to a rather “embarrassing problem.”   SUBJECTIVE Mrs. Perez admits that she has had “problems” with alcohol since her father died in her late teens. She reports that she has struggled with alcohol since her 20’s and has been involved with Alcoholics Anonymous “on and off” for the past 25 years. She states that for the past two years, she has been having more and more difficulty maintaining her sobriety since they opened the new “Rising Sun” casino near her home. […]
May 13, 2019

English Composition

Competency Identify and illustrate steps of the writing process in composing written exercises. Instructions Compose a single body descriptive paragraph in formal written English. Be sure to include the following: Topic sentence that provides the main idea for the descriptive paragraph. Body sentences that discuss the main idea for the descriptive paragraph using explanation, examples, details, and of course, descriptive elements. Transition sentence: Your descriptive paragraph must include the use of at least one or more transitions that move the paragraph along. Conclusion sentence: Your descriptive paragraph must end with a concluding sentence that wraps up and refers to the […]
May 13, 2019

PROFESSIONAL ROLES AND VALUES

The purpose of this task is to develop a working knowledge of nursing theory, nursing ethics, and professional accountability and apply these concepts to your professional clinical practice. You will be required to think about real-life scenarios and how they relate to nursing codes in your professional practice. Requirements: Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of the submission and no more than a 10% match to any one individual source can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. Use the Turnitin Originality Report available in Taskstream […]
May 13, 2019

Marsha and Clement are both carriers of sickle cell disease

Case Study 1 Marsha and Clement are both carriers of sickle cell disease, a disease that is autosomal recessive. Their first child, Amelia, does not have the disease. Marsha and Clement are planning another pregnancy, but they are concerned about their second child having the condition. Clement’s dad died from complications of sickle cell disease shortly before Amelia was born. 1.Draw a Punnett square to determine the likelihood of Marsha and Clement having a baby with sickle cell disease. What is the chance the baby will be a carrier of the disease, just like the parents? 2.Marsha suggested to the […]
May 13, 2019

inconsistencies and contradictions in the literature

This is a continuation of the Course Project presented in Week 2. Before you begin, review the Course Project Overview document located in the Week 2 Resources area. The literature review is a critical piece in the research process because it helps a researcher determine what is currently known about a topic and identify gaps or further questions. Conducting a thorough literature review can be a time-consuming process, but the effort helps establish the foundation for everything that will follow. For this part of your Course Project, you will conduct a brief literature review to find information on the question […]
May 13, 2019

Maladaptive Responses to Immune Disorders Maladaptive responses to disorders are compensatory mechanisms that ultimately have adverse health effects for patients.

Discussion: Maladaptive Responses to Immune Disorders Maladaptive responses to disorders are compensatory mechanisms that ultimately have adverse health effects for patients. For instance, a patient’s allergic reaction to peanuts might lead to anaphylactic shock, or a patient struggling with depression might develop a substance abuse problem. To properly diagnose and treat patients, advanced practice nurses must understand both the pathophysiology of disorders and potential maladaptive responses that some disorders cause. Consider immune disorders such as HIV, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, and systemic lupus E. What are resulting maladaptive responses for patients with these disorders? To Prepare · Review Chapter 6 […]
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