When working as an Enrolled Nurse, it is important for you to understand the State/Territory legislation underpinning the workplace health and safety. You must also analyse how it impacts on workplace regulations, codes of practice and industry standards. 1.1) Identify the workplace health and safety legislation applicable to your State/Territory and describe the key objectives of the identified Act that is relevant to your nursing practice (in 50-70 words). 1.2) Identify the workplace health and safety regulations applicable to your State/Territory. Briefly describe the impact of the WHS Act on the identified regulations (in 50-70 words). 1.3) Describe the impact of the identified […]
A 27 year old woman is at your facility giving birth. She is being induced early because her blood pressure is sky-high (pre-eclampsia) and the only way to reverse the event is immediate delivery. The delivery goes fine, but 12 hours later the patient suffers a severe brain hemorrhage from the hypertension. Two independent neurosurgeons examined the patient and performed all the required tests and declare her brain dead. The neurosurgeons want to terminate all efforts and disconnect the ventilator. The husband is furious and demands she be kept on “life support”. DQ2: Research your State’s definition of brain death. […]
Explain the medication dispensing process used by the Inpatient Pharmacy. When filling a medication request what are three tasks that the pharmacist conduct based on disease process? What are the 4 main functions of the Respiratory Service?
Describe the structures and functions of the organs of the gastrointestinal tract. 2. Describe the structures and functions of the liver, gallbladder, biliary tract, and pancreas. 3. Differentiate the processes of ingestion, digestion, absorption, and elimination. 4. Explain the processes of biliary metabolism, bile production, and bile excretion. 5. Link the age-related changes of the gastrointestinal system to the differences in assessment findings. 6. Obtain significant subjective and objective assessment data related to the gastrointestinal system from a patient. 7. Perform a physical assessment of the gastrointestinal system using appropriate techniques. 8. Differentiate normal from abnormal findings of a physical […]
1. Describe the etiology, complications, interprofessional care, and nursing management of nausea and vomiting. 2. Describe the etiology, clinical manifestations, and treatment of common oral inflammations and infections. 3. Describe the etiology, clinical manifestations, complications, interprofessional care, and nursing management of oral cancer. 4. Explain the types, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, complications, and interprofessional care (including surgical therapy and nursing management) of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia. 5. Describe the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, complications, and interprofessional care of esophageal cancer, diverticula, achalasia, and esophageal strictures. 6. Differentiate between acute and chronic gastritis, including the etiology, pathophysiology, interprofessional care, and […]