The Project for Health, Wellness and Self-Care focuses on your self-awareness and reflection to identify your intentions and describe self-care actions to create a plan you will commit to, to live a healthy lifestyle as a student and as a professional nurse. In this Project assignment you will be examining self-care practices and their barriers as well identifying ways to overcome them. This is important background information for your submission, My Personal Self-Care Action Plan. The following are a list of 10 self-care practices. Self Awareness (Journaling) and Boundary Setting (Saying No) Positive Attitude – Playfulness and Happiness Manage Emotions […]
Imagine that you are an epidemiologist working at a hospital. Your supervisor has assigned you to study the challenges and possible solutions associated with certain healthy behaviors. Your supervisor asks you to review the following patient case: Gladys is an LPN working second shift at a hospital about 1 mile from her home. She is a recent widow and mother of two teenage boys. She is 20 pounds overweight and has high blood pressure. She works long hours to support her family, but still has trouble making ends meet. She has a poor diet and doesn’t exercise. Gladys says she […]
Tom is responsible for inspecting and caring for all surgical instruments in the minor surgery room and sanitizing,disinfecting,and preparing contaminated instruments for autoclaving.he is in the process of writting an addition to the office policies and procedures manual on the management of surgical instruments.based on what you know about the care and handling of surgical instruments what should tom include in the policy.
Mellisa applied a figure eight elastic bandage to the hand and wrist of the patient who came to the office for suturing.she immediately sent the patient home after applying the bandage.she did not document the procedure in the patients medical record at that time because the office was quite busy.Discuss all of your concerns regarding this situation.In what ways were safe patient practices ignored?what would be the worst-case scenario for the out come of this situation?how can the potentially serious situation be collected after that fact.