After reviewing the NCCIH website, discuss your own experience with complementary and integrative health modalities including what conditions you have seen CIH be beneficial with. Which therapies would you feel comfortable suggesting to a client with chronic pain and why? What do you feel are the barriers, risks, and benefits associated using CIH with clients having chronic pain?
The figure on page 3 shows data from a 5 year hypothetical prospective cohort study. Each line summarizes the experience of a person in the study; the exposure was present for 15 individuals (ID numbers 1-15) and the other 15 people were non-exposed (ID# 16-30). All individuals were free of the disease at baseline, and incident cases of disease were diagnosed at mid-year or at examinations conducted at the end of each year. Answer the following questions using the data displayed in the figure. 1 Based on the data from the first two years of the study, answer the following […]
Watch quality of gap video. 1) Define the standards and parameters that health care professionals must have in order to work within their scope of practice. 2). Explain the impact of negligence, malpractice, and litigation on the relationship between patient and provider. 3). Describe the responsibilty health care professionals must have in order to work within their scope of practice. The video describes approaches health care providers can take to minimize error, reduce risk, and improve communication and collaboration among provider. Summarize these approaches. Explain how these approches can improve quality of health care. Include at least three scholary peer- […]
After watching the videos, examine the example basic patient informed consent form for the common surgical procedure of gallbladder removal entitled “Gallbladder- Cholecystectomy with coomon duct exploration [Laparoscopic] (Choleaystectomy with possible comman duct exploration Laparosopic] and answer the following questions. 1). Based on what you have learned about an individual’s right autonomy, do you believe this basic patient consent form adequately informs patients of their medical rights? Explain. 2). Would the basic consent form for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy be understood by the average person in the United States with a reading ability of a typical 8th grader? Explain. 3). Describe at […]
Discussion forum There is so much conflicting information! There is so much info out there that is not necessarily correct in terms of different diet methods, fat intake, carb intake etc. Think of a diet myth or food question that you are curious about (Atkins, Paleo, Raw, Grapefruit diet, South Beach, etc. It doesn’t have to be weight loss – it can be muscle building, brain boosting, anything you are interested in) research it online, and then “fact check” the issue. Evaluating Nutrition ideas about how to fact check the diet myth or question you are curious about. brings up […]
You have a recently accepted position at a home health agency that provides 24-hour care to a qualified patient. You are assigned a patient who has care provided by an RN during the day, and LPN in the evening, and a nursing assistant at night. You are the day RN. You are concerned that the patient is not progressing well, and you suspect the evening and night shift personnel are not reporting changes in the patient’s status. What specific assessments should you make to validate your concerns? How would you justify any change in staffing? What recommendations would you make […]
Your mother is a patient at a hospital that uses the functional model of patient care delivery. She just had her knee replaced, and when you ask the nursing assistant for something for pain, she says, “I’ll tell the medication nurse.” The medication nurse comes to the room and says your mother’s medication is to be administered IV and the IV nurse will need to administer it. The IV nurse is busy starting an IV on another patient and cannot give your mother the medication for at least 10 minutes. This whole communication process has taken 40 minutes, and your […]
Thorne & colleagues (1998) cite 3 major areas of concentration in the debate of caring as a central construct in nursing. Choose one of the areas and express your understanding of the debate and where you stand.Thorne & colleagues (1998) cite 3 major areas of concentration in the debate of caring as a central construct in nursing. Choose one of the areas and express your understanding of the debate and where you stand.