Pharmacotherapy for Endocrine and Musculoskeletal Disorders Patients with endocrine and musculoskeletal disorders often require long-term treatment and care resulting in the need for extensive patient education. By appropriately educating patients, advanced practice nurses can assist patients with the management of their disorders. In clinical settings, patients with endocrine and musculoskeletal disorders typically seek treatment for symptoms that pose problems to their everyday lives as ordinary tasks may become difficult to complete. For instance, patients might have difficulty walking short distances, preparing meals, or even running errands. To reduce these symptoms and additional health risks, it is essential to develop drug […]
Respiratory Alterations Discussion: Respiratory Alterations In clinical settings, patients often present with various respiratory symptoms such as congestion, coughing, and wheezing. While identifying a symptom’s underlying illness can be challenging, it is essential because even basic symptoms such as persistent coughing can be a sign of a more severe disorder. Advanced practice nurses must be able to differentiate between moderate and severe respiratory disorders, as well as properly diagnose and prescribe treatment for their patients. For this reason, you must have an understanding of the pathophysiology of respiratory disorders. Consider the following three scenarios: Scenario 1: Scenario 2: Writing will […]
challenges of using cognitive behavioral therapy for families Compare the use of cognitive behavioral therapy for families to cognitive behavioral therapy for individuals Analyze challenges of using cognitive behavioral therapy for families Recommend effective cognitive behavioral therapy strategies for families Provide specific examples from your own practicum experiences. Then, explain challenges counselors might encounter when using CBT in the family setting. Support your position with specific examples.
Health Continum Research the Health-illness continuum and its relevance to patient care. In a 1250- word paper, discuss the relevance of the continuum to patient care and present a perspective of your current state of health in relation to the wellness spectrum. Include the following: 1. Examine the health-illness continuum and discuss why this perspective is important to consider in relation to health and the human experience when caring for patients. 2. Reflect on your overall state of health. Discuss what behaviors support or detract from your health and well-being. Explain where you currently fall on the health-illness continuum. 3. […]
Safety score improvement plan Write a 3–5 page safety score improvement plan for mitigating concerns, addressing a specific patient-safety goal that is relevant to quality patient care. Determine what a best evidence-based practice is and design a plan for resolving issues resulting from not maintaining patient safety. Quality improvement and patient safety are health care industry imperatives (Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Quality of Health Care in America, 2001). Effective quality improvement results in system and organizational change. This ultimately contributes to the creation of a patient safety culture. Consider the hospital-acquired conditions that are not reimbursed for under Medicare/Medicaid. […]
Pharmacotherapy for Neurological Disorders 400 word- APA 1 scholarly source referenced Selected Site is Veterans Community Living Center (nursing home like environment) 1. Professional Partnership: Discuss the factors and approach you will use to develop a professional partnership with your selected site. 2. Collaboration: What is the importance of collaborating with other healthcare professionals in order to establish trusting relationships to gain commitment for mobilizing health initiatives?
Pharmacotherapy for Neurological Disorders Neurological disorders, such as headaches, seizure disorders, sleep disorders, depression, and dementia can present several complications for patients of all ages. These disorders affect patients physically and emotionally, impacting judgment, school and/or job performance, and relationships with family and friends. Since these disorders may have drastic effects on patients’ lives, it is important for advanced practice nurses to effectively manage patient care. With patient factors and medical history in mind, it is the advanced practice nurse’s responsibility to manage the diagnosis, treatment, and education of patients with neurological disorders. To prepare: · Review this week’s media […]
public health informatics An informatician conducts data assessments of public health information. They are responsible for organizing, synthesizing, and interpreting data and transforming it into pertinent information that may be used to identify implications for public health program planning and development. In this assignment, you will continue to use your pre-intervention asthma surveillance data set from the CDC in the Excel spreadsheet to analyze your database from a summary perspective. You will calculate various statistical means of the asthma data in your Excel spreadsheet using Pivot Table reports. You will then answer the following questions in a 3–4-page paper, and embed […]
surgical patient complications National initiatives driven by the American Nurses Association have determined nursing-quality outcome indicators that are intended to focus plans and programs to increase quality and safety in patient care. The following outcomes are commonly used nursing-quality indicators: • complications such as urinary tract infections, pressure ulcers, hospital-acquired pneumonia, and DVT • patient falls • surgical patient complications, including infection, pulmonary failure, and metabolic derangement • length of patient hospital stay • restraint prevalence • incidence of failure to rescue, which could potentially result in increased morbidity or mortality • patient satisfaction • nurse satisfaction and staffing Scenario: Mr. J is a 72-year-old retired rabbi with […]
Nursing-Quality Indicators National initiatives driven by the American Nurses Association have determined nursing-quality outcome indicators that are intended to focus plans and programs to increase quality and safety in patient care. The following outcomes are commonly used nursing-quality indicators: • complications such as urinary tract infections, pressure ulcers, hospital-acquired pneumonia, and DVT • patient falls • surgical patient complications, including infection, pulmonary failure, and metabolic derangement • length of patient hospital stay • restraint prevalence • incidence of failure to rescue, which could potentially result in increased morbidity or mortality • patient satisfaction • nurse satisfaction and staffing Scenario: Mr. J is a 72-year-old retired rabbi with a […]