You are in a med lab and a doctor gives you a patient sample, patient is sick but on antibiotic that is working but not well. She thinks its nosocomial and needs to know preventative measures and wants an ID for better treatment. What do you do? You work at a wine company, something is wrong and its “noxious”. You have an isolate but no ID and need to figure out and fix the problem. What do you do?
1. What is the Nursing Code of Ethics Definition of Respect for Human Dignity? 2. Respect for Human Dignity: Why is it Important in nursing? 3.What is the Franciscan Value Definition of Respect for Human Dignity?
Do physical ailments manifest differently in a geriatric patient verses other patient populations? Give an example and how the MA would demonstrate professionalism and sensitivity in their communications.
In this scenario visualize a 40 year old male standing near a table of food. He suddenly grabs his throat with both hands and cannot make any sounds. If you find a carotid pulse, but it is weak and somewhat slow, 55 beats per minute. What will you do? If you say perform cpr, think of what age you perform 2 minutes of cpr with a pulse rate of less than 60 beats per minute and signs of poor perfusion.
A 60 year old man with a 4 day history of acute exacerbation of COPD is hospitalized. Labored breathing with rhonchi bilaterally. O2 sat is 89% and was then placed on 35% aerosol mask. ABG results are pH , 7.33; PaO2, 68 mm Hg; PaCO2, 53 mm Hg,; and bicarbonate, 18 mEq/L. Which acid-base imbalance does the patient most likely have?
In this scenario you find an eight month old infant whose skin is pale, kind of bluish in color (cyanotic). Her arms are moving slightly though. When you try to tap and shout, there is a little more arm motion, very lethargic effort. You do see the chest/abdominal region move very slowly, up and down. If you find the pulse to be 80 beats per minute, what will you do next? If you find the respiratory rate to be 7 breaths per minute, what skill will you perform next and for how long? After you finish this skill, what will […]