May 10, 2019

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Discussion: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder It is estimated that more than 6% of the U.S. population will experience posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in their lifetime (National Center for PTSD, 2010). This debilitating disorder often interferes with an individual’s ability to function in daily life. Common symptoms of anxiousness and depression frequently lead to substance abuse issues and even physical ailments. For this Discussion, as you examine the Thompson Family Case Study in this week’s Learning Resources, consider how you might assess and treat clients presenting with PTSD. · Review this week’s Learning Resources and reflect on the insights they provide. · […]
May 10, 2019

Based on this information, which of the following pathologic processes would be the most correct?

Question 1 A 22-year-old advertising copywriter presents for evaluation of joint pain. The pain is new, located in the wrists and fingers bilaterally, with some subjective fever. The patient denies a rash; she also denies recent travel or camping activities. She has a family history significant for rheumatoid arthritis. Based on this information, which of the following pathologic processes would be the most correct? A) Infectious B) Inflammatory C) Hematologic D) Traumatic Question 2 A 35-year-old archaeologist comes to your office (located in Phoenix, Arizona) for a regular skin check-up. She has just returned from her annual dig site in […]
May 10, 2019

Occupational Stressors, Stress Perception Levels, and Coping Styles of Medical Srugical RNs: A Generalized Perspective

Research Article Critique, Part 2 Occupational Stressors, Stress Perception Levels, and Coping Styles of Medical Srugical RNs: A Generalized Perspective (Wakim, 2014)     Your assigned article for critique is: Wakim, N. (2014). Occupational stressors, stress perception levels, and coping styles of medical surgical RNs. Journal of Nursing Administration, 44(12), 632-639. doi:10.1097/NNA.0000000000000140     Instructions:  A major skill that is learned in this course is how to critically read and critique nursing research articles.  The purpose for critiquing an article is to critically evaluate the research process followed by the author(s) of the assigned article. This is an information-intensive, time-intensive process that is not […]
May 10, 2019

A 40-year-old female presents complaining of pain near the midline in the epigastrium

Question 1 A 40-year-old female presents complaining of pain near the midline in the epigastrium. Assuming the pain is caused by a stimulus acting on an abdominal organ, the pain felt is classified as: a. Visceral b. Somatic c. Parietal d. Referred Question 2 An 8-week-old male was recently diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Which of the following digestive alterations would be expected? a. Insufficient bile production b. Gastric atrophy c. Hypersecretion of stomach acid d. Nutrient malabsorption Question 3 In alcoholic cirrhosis, hepatocellular damage is caused by: a. acetaldehyde accumulation. b. bile toxicity. c. acidosis. d. fatty infiltrations. Question 4 […]
May 10, 2019

Medical Coding

1)     Assign the CPT Code(s) and appropriate modifiers to each statement.   The physician treated a soft tissue abscess that was due to osteomyelitis by making an incision and examining, debriding, and draining the subfascia; the physician also irrigated the affected area, examined underlying tissue and bone for signs of infection, and closed the site. 2)      Patient underwent exploration of a penetrating wound of the chest, which involve surgical exploration and enlargement of the wound, debridement, removal of a foreign body, and ligation of subcutaneous tissue. 3)      Open bone biopsy, superficial, left femur. 4)      Patient underwent aspiration of ganglion […]
May 10, 2019

Community Teaching Work Plan Proposal

Note: This is an individual assignment. Applying what you have learned thus far, develop a community teaching proposal designed to address the needs of your community. Select one of the following as the focus for the teaching plan: Primary Prevention/Health Promotion Secondary Prevention/Screenings for a Vulnerable Population Bioterrorism/Disaster Environmental Issues Complete the “Community Teaching Work Plan Proposal.” This will help you organize your plan and create an outline for the written assignment. After completing the teaching proposal, review the teaching plan with a community health and public health provider in your local community. Request feedback (strengths and opportunities for improvement) […]
May 10, 2019

Healing and Autonomy

Case Study: Healing and Autonomy Mike and Joanne are the parents of James and Samuel, identical twins born eight years ago. James is currently suffering from acute glomerulonephritis, kidney failure. James was originally brought into the hospital for complications associated with a strep throat infection. The spread of the A streptococcus infection led to the subsequent kidney failure. James’ condition was acute enough to warrant immediate treatment. Usually cases of acute glomerulonephritis caused by strep infection tend to improve on their own, or with an antibiotic. However, James also had elevated blood pressure and enough fluid buildup that required temporary […]
May 10, 2019

In the event that this patient survived the car accident and the transfusion reaction which organs are most likely to be damaged and why

NR 507 Week 1 Discussion: PART 1:  John is a 19-year-old college football player who presents with sneezing, itchy eyes, and nasal congestion that worsens at night. He states that he has a history of asthma, eczema and allergies to pollen. There is also one other person on the football team that has similar symptoms. His vitals are BP 110/70, P 84, R 18, T 100 F. Write a differential of at least three (3) possible items from the most likely to less likely. For each disease include information about the epidemiology, pathophysiology and briefly argue why this disease fits […]
May 10, 2019

Psychiatric Advance Nursing Practicum

Learning Objectives Students will: •Assess clients presenting for psychotherapy • Develop genograms for clients presenting for psychotherapy To prepare: • Select a client whom you have observed or counseled at your practicum site. • Review pages 137–142 of the Wheeler text and the Hernandez Family Genogram video in this week’s Learning Resources. Reflect on elements of writing a Comprehensive Client Assessment and creating a genogram for the client you selected. The Assignment Part 1: Comprehensive Client Family Assessment With this client in mind, address the following in a Comprehensive Client Assessment (without violating HIPAA regulations): •Demographic information •Presenting problem •History […]
May 10, 2019

Biomedical Ethics in the Christian Narrative profile

This assignment will incorporate a common practical tool in helping clinicians begin to ethically analyze a case. Organizing the data in this way will help you apply the four principles of principlism. Based on the “Case Study: Healing and Autonomy” and other required topic study materials, you will complete the “Applying the Four Principles: Case Study” document that includes the following: Part 1: Chart This chart will formalize principlism and the four-boxes approach by organizing the data from the case study according to the relevant principles of biomedical ethics: autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice. Part 2: Evaluation This part includes […]
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