May 10, 2019


Collaborate with your team, using Cisco Spark, email, phone meetings, or any collaboration tool you find useful or prefer. In your collaboration, consider the ethical dilemmas below and select 1 in which to conduct a deep drill. Ethical Dilemma 1: A newspaper columnist signs a contract with a newspaper chain. Several months later, she is offered a position with another newspaper chain, offering a higher salary. Because she would prefer making more money, she notifies the first chain that she is breaking her contract. The courts will decide the legality of her action, but what of the morality? Did the […]
May 10, 2019

Capstone Project Change Proposal

Benchmark Capstone Change Proposal In  this assignment, students will pull together the change proposal project  components they have been working on throughout the course to create a  proposal inclusive of sections for each content focus area in the  course. At the conclusion of this project, the student will be able to  apply evidence-based research steps and processes required as the  foundation to address a clinically oriented problem or issue in future  practice. Students will develop a 1,250-1,500 word (word count does not include references)  paper that includes the following information as it applies to the  problem, issue, suggestion, initiative, or […]
May 10, 2019

Professional Capstone and Practicum Reflective Journal and Scholarly Activities

Throughout the course, students will engage in weekly reflection and scholarly activities. These assignments are presented in Topic 1 to allow students to plan ahead, and incorporate the deliverables into the Individual Success Plan if they so choose. The weekly reflective journals and scholarly activities will not be submitted in LoudCloud each week; a final, culminating submission will be due in Topic 10. No submission is required until Topic 10. Professional Capstone and Practicum Reflective Journal Students are required to maintain weekly reflective narratives throughout the course to combine into a final, course-long reflective journal that integrates leadership and inquiry […]
May 10, 2019

Ethical Dilemmas

In this assignment you will analyze the implications of an ethical issue according to your worldview.   Write a 1,000-1,500-word essay in which you analyze ethical thinking and use values-based decision making to address a case study from the perspective of the Christian worldview as compared to your own worldview assumptions. Choose one case study from the five options listed on “Ethical Dilemmas.”   After an appropriate introductory paragraph with thesis statement, in which you name the scenario you are choosing, address each of the following six sections with at least one paragraph each. Use the underlined titles for each […]
May 10, 2019

Drooping of Face

Case 3: Drooping of Face A 33-year-old female comes to your clinic alarmed about sudden “drooping” on the right side of the face that began this morning. She complains of excessive tearing and drooling on her right side as well. To prepare: With regard to the case study you were assigned: Review this week’s Learning Resources, and consider the insights they provide about the case study. Consider what history would be necessary to collect from the patient in the case study you were assigned. Consider what physical exams and diagnostic tests would be appropriate to gather more information about the patient’s […]
May 10, 2019

Patient’s Spiritual Needs

In addition to the topic study materials, use the chart you completed and questions you answered in the Topic 3 about “Case Study: Healing and Autonomy” as the basis for your responses in this assignment. Answer the following questions about a patient’s spiritual needs in light of the Christian worldview. 1. In 250 words, respond to the following: Should the physician allow Mike to continue making decisions that seem to him to be irrational and harmful to James, or would that mean a disrespect of a patient’s autonomy? Explain your rationale. 2. In 450-500 words, respond to the following: How […]
May 10, 2019

Patient AO has a history of obesity and has recently gained 9 pounds.

Case Study 1: Patient AO has a history of obesity and has recently gained 9 pounds. The patient has been diagnosed with hypertension and hyperlipidemia. Drugs currently prescribed include the following: Atenolol 12.5 mg daily Doxazosin 8 mg daily Hydralazine 10 mg qid Sertraline 25 mg daily Simvastatin 80 mg daily Case Study 2: Patient HM has a history of atrial fibrillation and a transient ischemic attack (TIA). The patient has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and ischemic heart disease. Drugs currently prescribed include the following: Warfarin 5 mg daily MWF and 2.5 mg daily T, TH, […]
May 10, 2019

Medical Coding

Assign CPT code(s) and appropriate modifiers to each statement. 1)      After performing an emergency cesarean section, the physician noticed that the appendix was distended, resulting in medical necessity for an appendectomy performed during the same operative session. 2)      The physician freed intestinal adhesions. 3)      The physician resected two segments of small intestine and performed an anastomosis between the remaining intestinal ends. An open approach was used for this surgery. 4)      The physician repaired a defect in the mesentery with sutures. 5)      The physician performed a laparoscopic partial colectomy with end colostomy and closure of the distal segment. 6)      The physician […]
May 10, 2019

Essentials Self-Assessment and Patient-Centered Care

Locate and complete the Self-Assessment of the AACN Essentials located in Doc Sharing (Week 2). Follow the directions on the form. Note your total score. Next, review the article cited below: Kramer, M., Schmalenberg, C., Maguire, P., Brewer, B., Burke, R., Chmielewski, L., … Meeks-Sjostrom, D. (2009). Walk the talk: Promoting control of nursing practice and a patient-centered culture. Critical Care Nurse, 29(3), 77–93. Click to link. Answer the following: If you are willing, please share your total score on the AACN Essentials Self-Assessment Candidly identify and share with your classmates areas where knowledge, skills or abilities (KSAs) are lacking? Describe […]
May 10, 2019

Environmental Factors and Health Promotion Pamphlet: Accident Prevention and Safety Promotion for Parents and Caregivers of Infant

To prepare for this assignment view the following brief video from the American Medical Association titled, “Health Literacy and Patient Safety: Help Patients Understand.” The video can be accessed through the following link: Part I: Pamphlet Develop a pamphlet to inform parents and caregivers about environmental factors that can affect the health of infants. Use the “Pamphlet Template” document to help you create your pamphlet. Include the following: Select an environmental factor that poses a threat to the health or safety of infants. Explain how the environmental factor you selected can potentially affect the health or safety of infants. […]
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