1. How do differing philosophies of science (received view or logical positivism and perceived view) influence whether nursing is considered a hard, soft, applied, or human science? 2. Whall (2012/2005, Ch # 9)) states that “Practice is not a ‘stand alone’ phenomenon; rather, it is a direct outcome of philosophic beliefs.” What does this mean in relation to your practice as an APN? Describe assumptions you have about your philosophy of science as it relates to your practice. (DNP Essential: #1 Scientific Underpinnings for Practice; DNP Essential VIII: Advanced Nursing Practice).
Peter is seen in the clinic with symptoms of a cold. The health care provider recommends that he take pseudoephedrine. Peter is unfamiliar with pseudoephedrine and the use of the correct dosing. a) What are the key teaching points for pseudoephedrine? b) What is the biggest drug–drug interaction problem with over-the-counter cold remedies?
Joe has asthma, and his health care team has decided to add fluticasone (Flovent) 220 mcg twice a day in the orally inhaled form. a) How does fluticasone improve asthma symptoms? b) What are the most important points that Joe needs to understand about taking this new medication?
Identify 3 policy streams that influence CHIP as an emergent and relevant policy issue. Identify why those 3 policy streams are relevant to CHIP. Identify 3 future issues that will influence CHIP reauthorization.