When should the drug not be prescribed 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 […]
Many black women are fat because we want to be 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; […]
nursing theorist Write about any of these nursing theorist, what the person contributed to nursing(choose one person from below) 2pages Ø Florence Nightingale – Environment theory(this is one easy person) Ø Hildegard Peplau – Interpersonal theory Ø Virginia Henderson – Need Theory Ø Fay Abdella – Twenty One Nursing Problems Ø Ida Jean Orlando – Nursing Process theory Ø Dorothy Johnson – System model Ø Martha Rogers -Unitary Human beings Ø Dorothea Orem – Self-care theory
Describe the factors you considered in reaching your decision After reading the following scenario decide whether Mr. Howe made the right decision in regard to his ailing wife. Describe the factors you considerd in in reaching your decision? An elderly Florida man was in jail after he said he fatally shot his ailing wife because her medications were no longer affordable and she was in pain. William Howe, 86, was being held without bond after telling authorities that he had shot his wife in the head as she slept that morning in their home according to an affidavit. Mr. Howe called […]
Explain how/why you think use of each strategy will contribute to your success as an online learner Post a description of at least one strategy for each of the following areas related to online success: planning, time management, communication, and technology use. Explain how/why you think use of each strategy will contribute to your success as an online learner. Support your Discussion assignment with specific resources used in its preparation using APA formatting. You are asked to provide a reference for all resources, including those in the Learning Resources for this course.
Research Priorities for Transforming Nursing Leadership Review Chapter 7 in The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report provided in the Learning Resources. Focus on the information in Box 7.3, “Research Priorities for Transforming Nursing Leadership.” Select one of the research priorities listed in Box 7.3 that is of particular interest to you and applicable to your career interests. Consider the benefits and challenges of researching and addressing this priority in nursing. Using the Walden library, identify two to three current articles that address your selected research priority. Consider the current state of research efforts on this priority. Reflect […]
CDC Health care policy CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention strategic plan Select a specific health policy (CDC HIV/AIDS PREVENTION STRATEGIC PLAN) in which you are interested and is of significance to the nursing profession. The policy should focus on one of the following health issues: health promotion, illness reduction, patient safety, or work place safety. The health policy is one at the state or national level or one that a health care organization has developed. Be careful, for the purposes of this assignment, a health policy is not legislation. Write a minimum of six full pages to a maximum of […]
The Employer’s View Employers are making an effort to involve employees more in their health care. This is evidenced by the increase in consumer-directed health plans being offered by employers today. Employers feel that the more informed and engaged an employee is, the lower their health care costs will be. Employee engagement is a way for employers to battle rising health care costs and outlook on managed care plans. What managed care trends do you think affect employers today and which do you think has the greatest impact on employers? Explain your perspective with examples. Do these trends impact small […]
nurse client relationships often begin during periods of disruption, uncertainty, and unpredictability in patient’s lives Discussion Question: Newman pointed out that, “nurse client relationships often begin during periods of disruption, uncertainty, and unpredictability in patient’s lives” (Smith & Parker, 2015, p. 288). Explore what she means by this statement. Then, reflect on a patient that you cared for that you could apply her theory to. Provide details of the interaction and outcomes. Your initial posting should be at least 400 words in length and utilize at least one scholarly source other than the textbook. Part two: Assignment: Your assignment this […]
Can an increase in nurse to patient ratio cause a decrease in patient safety Need an abstract and background in regards to patient safety. The article is attached. The question that this paper is based on is the following: Question: Can an increase in nurse to patient ratio cause a decrease in patient safety? Hypothesis: An increase in nurse to patient ratio is correlated to a decrease in patient’s safety.