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September 9, 2019

What principles of communication are mandated by the Joint Commission?

You are working with a new doctor who came to this country from Mexico. She has a very thick accent and has been abrasive on the nursing staff. You are taking orders, and as she is giving you the orders, you cannot understand the full order due to her thick accent. You feel hesitant to clarify some of the order. Include these topics in your discussion: What are some cultural considerations that apply to healthcare workers such as doctors? What is your duty to your patient’s care? What principles of communication are mandated by the Joint Commission? How would you […]
September 9, 2019

Define in your own words “ethical nursing practice.”

For this discussion you will be examining ethical nursing practice. In three to five paragraphs answer the following questions. Define in your own words “ethical nursing practice.” Describe the basis or framework you used for your definition. Explain the difference between legal and ethical nursing practice. Discuss one ethical or bioethical dilemma a nurse may encounter and describe how it could be handled.
September 9, 2019

Should preparation for childbirth be required for all women?

Should preparation for childbirth be required for all women? Should pregnant women be restricted in their access to tobacco, alcohol, or drugs?
September 9, 2019

Why the parents have the right of consent

Parents refuse to sign a consent form for a blood transfusion necessary to save the life of their 14 year old child. Discuss: (1) Why the parents have the right of consent (2) why the parents may be withholding consent (3) what the healthcare provider can (and should) do in these circumstances (4) does the child have rights? (5) What do you think will happen?
September 9, 2019

From the perspective of Joanne Duffy’s quality-caring model, describe the intention of the professional nurse.

From the perspective of Joanne Duffy’s quality-caring model, describe the intention of the professional nurse.
September 9, 2019

Discuss the relationship of the Nursing Minimum Data Set to standardized language and documentation

Discuss the relationship of the Nursing Minimum Data Set to standardized language and documentation, and how it can improve patient care and spotlight the role of nursing in improving patient outcomes.
September 9, 2019

Select a communicable disease or infection (FLU)

Select a communicable disease or infection (FLU). Present a post-discharge follow up for a client with the disease or infection from a hospital and a public health perspective
September 9, 2019

Do you recommend generic or brand name drugs

Do you recommend generic or brand name drugs. Give reasons and concerns that back up your answer.
September 9, 2019

Should preparation for childbirth be required for all women?

Should preparation for childbirth be required for all women?
September 9, 2019

Susie G, is a 40-year-old female with Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, IBS (constipation predominant), Infertility, Fatigue, and PCOS

Susie G, is a 40-year-old female with Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, IBS (constipation predominant), Infertility, Fatigue, and PCOS. She drinks alcohol, craves sweets, has high cholesterol, high fasting blood sugar levels, insulin resistance, and elevated DHEAs levels. She has returned to you for a follow-up visit to discuss detoxification and how it may benefit her well-being. 1. a. Reviewing her abnormal OA results, you recall Susie had high levels of 8OHDG, Glucarate, and D-arabinitol, indicating DNA damage, elevated detoxification status and yeast overgrowth. What are you already doing to help out her pathways of detoxification from your previous appointment with her? […]