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May 13, 2019

COMMUNITY SETTING AND COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING ROLES

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to describe the community health nursing role of the home health nursing in the community setting of your choice. Health promotion nursing interventions and a professional nursing organization related to this role will also be examined. Course Outcomes This assignment enables the student to meet the following Course Outcomes. · CO5: Analyze the nursing roles in providing comprehensive care in a variety of community health settings. (PO 1) · CO6: Utilize a systems-based and collaborative approach to address factors that influence the health of a community and population health problems. (PO 2) Directions Community Health […]
May 13, 2019

Differential Diagnosis for Skin Conditions

Assignment 1: Differential Diagnosis for Skin Conditions Properly identifying the cause and type of a patient’s skin condition involves a process of elimination known as differential diagnosis. Using this process, a health professional can take a given set of physical abnormalities, vital signs, health assessment findings, and patient descriptions of symptoms, and incrementally narrow them down until one diagnosis is determined as the most likely cause.  In this Assignment, you will examine several visual representations of various skin conditions, describe your observations, and use the techniques of differential diagnosis to determine the most likely condition. To prepare: · Review the […]
May 13, 2019

What actual or potential problems can you identify

The case scenario provided will be used to answer the discussion questions that follow. Case Scenario Mr. C., a 32-year-old single man, is seeking information at the outpatient center regarding possible bariatric surgery for his obesity. He reports that he has always been heavy, even as a small child, but he has gained about 100 pounds in the last 2–3 years. Previous medical evaluations have not indicated any metabolic diseases, but he says he has sleep apnea and high blood pressure, which he tries to control with sodium restriction. He current works at a catalog telephone center. Objective Data Height: […]
May 13, 2019

View the scenario called “Critical Decision Making for Providers

View the scenario called “Critical Decision Making for Providers” found in the Allied Health Community media (http://lc.gcumedia.com/hlt307v/allied-health-community/allied-health-community-v1.1.html) In a 800-1,200 word paper, describe the scenario involving Mike, the lab technician, and answer the following questions: 1. What were the consequences of a failure to report? 2. What impact did his decision have on patient safety, on the risk for litigation, on the organization’s quality metrics, and on the workload of other hospital departments? 3. As Mike’s manager, what will you do to address the issue with him and ensure other staff members do not repeat the same mistakes? Prepare this […]
May 13, 2019

Claim Submission Differences/Describe an Insurance Company’s Process

Go to at least two of the following insurance carrier websites that lay out their claim submission guidelines. Identify at least three differences between two of the insurance carrier’s policies. In a Word document, for each item you found, write one paragraph for each of the differences. Be sure to identify the carriers. Save the Word document as “SubmissionDifferences”. BCBS-IL Claim Submission Home Page (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Anthem Claims Submission Guidelines (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Cigna Claim Submission Guidelines (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Research an insurance company […]
May 13, 2019

Ethical and Legal Implications of Prescribing Drugs

What type of drug should you prescribe based on your patient’s diagnosis? How much of the drug should the patient receive? How often should the drug be administered? When should the drug not be prescribed? Are there individual patient factors that could create complications when taking the drug? Should you be prescribing drugs to this patient? These are some of the questions you might consider when selecting a treatment plan for a patient. As an advanced practice nurse prescribing drugs, you are held accountable for people’s lives on a daily basis. Patients and their families will often place trust in […]
May 13, 2019

Disorders of the Veins and Arteries

Disorders of the Veins and Arteries Advanced practice nurses often treat patients with vein and artery disorders such as chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and deep venous thrombosis (DVT). While the symptoms of both disorders are noticeable, these symptoms are sometimes mistaken for signs of other conditions, making the disorders difficult to diagnose. Nurses must examine all symptoms and rule out other potential disorders before diagnosing and prescribing treatment for patients. In this Assignment, you explore the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of CVI and DVT. To Prepare · Review the section “Diseases of the Veins” (pp. 598-599) in Chapter 23 […]
May 13, 2019

Microbiology day nine assignment

Answer Clinical Application Questions 1-3 for Chapter 21 on page 614 and Clinical Application Question 1-3 for Chapter 22 on page 642. Answers should be submitted in a word document with any associated references used.  Answer Clinical Application Questions 1-3 for Chapter 21 on page 614 1) A hospitalized patient recovering from surgery develops an infection that has blue-green pus and a grapelike odor. What is the probable etiology? How might the patient have acquired this infection? 2) A 12-year old diabetic girl using continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion to manager her diabetic developed a fever (39.4  degree C), low blood, […]
May 13, 2019

Which hormone prompts increased anxiety, vigilance, and arousal during a stress response?

1. Question: Which hormone prompts increased anxiety, vigilance, and arousal during a stress response? 2. Question: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an autoimmune process involving antibodies attacking which type of cells? 3. Question: When renin is released, it is capable of which action? 4. Question: Which of the following are formed elements of the blood that are not cells but are disk-shaped cytoplasmic fragments essential for blood clotting? 5. Question: In a full-term infant, the normal erythrocyte life span is _____ days, whereas the adult erythrocyte life span is _____ days. 6. Question: Graves disease is a result of: 7. […]
May 13, 2019

Individual Success Plan

Planning is the key to successful completion of this course and your overall program of study. The Individual Success Plan (ISP) assignment requires early collaboration with the course faculty and your course mentor. You will need to establish a plan for successful completion of (1) deliverables associated with weekly course objectives (2), required practice immersion hours, and (3) deliverables associated with your capstone project. Access the “Individual Success Plan” resource in the Topic Materials. Read the information in the resource, including student expectations and instructions for completing the ISP document. Use the “Individual Success Plan” to develop a personal plan […]
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