“The Davis family consists of Andrea, age 46 years; Thomas, age 48; maternal grandmother Theresa, age 79; Thomas Jr., age 20; Claire, age 17; and Megan, age 15. They all live together in a two-story, four-bedroom house. The house has a total of three bathrooms: two are on the top floor, and one is located in the finished portion of the basement. Thomas Jr. has his own bedroom, whereas the girls, Claire and Megan, share a room. Grandmother Theresa sleeps in her own room next to the girls’ room. Thomas has been smoking two packs of cigarettes a day since […]
Read the following article on TED’s blog “On nature versus nurture: A neuroscientist knee-deep in diapers reflects.” http://blog.ted.com/2012/12/11/on-nature-versus-nature-a-neuroscientist-knee-deep-in-diapers-reflects/ Give your feedback in regards to his comments about nature vs. nurture in a 350-word APA paper with adequate references to support your answers.
Watch the video by Brene Brown, “The power of vulnerability” from https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability Describe what the emphasis on her topic was and how it relates to early adulthood psychosocial development. Does her research pertaining to connections have a role in the development vulnerability, love and belonging in the early adulthood? What was your understanding from the video? Provide your answers in an APA 500-word paper with supporting references.
Answer the following case study. “Lya, age 50, works as a buyer for a large department store. She has two grown children and four grandchildren. She regularly sees her extended family. Her husband of 25 years died suddenly last year. In addition to babysitting her grandchildren, she attends church and volunteers her time at the local hospital. She hopes to sell her large home and move to a warmer climate.” Create a virtual workshop (e.g. brochure, catalog, power-point) for persons considering retirement. According to Erikson, what developmental task is Lya accomplishing? List the activities present in Lya’s life to support […]
“A young professional couple, both age 30, has been married for 8 years. They have waited for 3 years to begin their family. The wife becomes pregnant and has a healthy baby girl. The family appears happy, and the child is developing normally. One summer afternoon, the 3-year-old girl wanders outside and is later discovered lifeless in the family pool. The parents find her within minutes of the incident, but all efforts to resuscitate her are unsuccessful. The family members are all devastated.” What is the best support for this family? How can you aid in their grieving process?
Answer the following case study in an APA formatted paper. Research sources to answer this question must be identified in your paper. “Mr. Gonzales, age 75, was brought to the United States from Mexico to live with his extended family. His wife of 40 years died of heart failure 3 months ago. He is now living with his married daughter and her husband and their three children. He speaks no English. His daughter is the only other person in the household who speaks fluent English.” Discuss strategies for encouraging a healthy lifestyle for Mr. Gonzales. Identify community resources that may […]
“Mr. Gonzales, age 75, was brought to the United States from Mexico to live with his extended family. His wife of 40 years died of heart failure 3 months ago. He is now living with his married daughter and her husband and their three children. He speaks no English. His daughter is the only other person in the household who speaks fluent English.” Discuss strategies for encouraging a healthy lifestyle for Mr. Gonzales. Identify community resources that may be available to support this ethnic group. What health concerns would you have for this family? What goals of Healthy People 2020 […]
Case Study 2 Epidemiology: The Science of Prevention The information used in this case is available at and was taken from the CDC website. It is available at http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/public_health.html and at http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/brfss/default.htm. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), asthma is a growing public health problem, especially among children. Asthma morbidity and mortality are higher among male children and higher among African Americans than Caucasians. The highest rates of asthma-related healthcare use were among the youngest children (0–4 years). As a nurse working in the Epidemiology Division of the District of Columbia (DC) Health Department, you use […]
Case Study Chapter 1: Community and Public Health Nursing: Present, Past, and Future As a public health nurse at a free clinic, you are assessing and interviewing a 21-year-old woman who has come to the clinic because “I don’t have any energy and haven’t felt good in weeks”. During the interview, you learn that she averages one meal per day, smokes up to two packs of cigarettes per day and rummages through trash to find items to sell to purchase food, snacks, and cigarettes. She admits to using street drugs “every once in a while, when I can find someone […]