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January 8, 2019

Nursing as Leaders in Health Care Reform

Discussion: Nurses as Leaders in Health Care Reform As health care delivery in the United States continues to evolve, either through mandates, improved technologies and training, or other drivers, nurses remain at the forefront in facilitating the success of new initiatives. In 2010, the Institute of Medicine formed a committee of experts to address the following question: “What roles can nursing assume to address the increasing demand for safe, high-quality, and effective health care services?” In the final report of the committee, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, the authors stated: This report offers recommendations that collectively serve […]
January 8, 2019

Post a description of the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, including the similarities and differences between the disorders

Discussion 2: Arthritis While arthritis impacts nearly 50 million adults in the United States, it is not a disease that is limited to adulthood. Consider the case of Ashley Russell. At the age of 14 months, Ashley was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. As a baby, her parents noticed that her knee was always swollen and that she often wanted to be carried instead of walking on her own (Cyr, 2012). After seeking medical care, Ashley’s underlying disorder was discovered. Arthritis in children is not uncommon. According to the CDC (2011), an estimated 294,000 children under age 18 have some […]
January 8, 2019

Maladaptive Responses to Immune disorders

Discussion 1: Maladaptive Responses to Immune Disorders Maladaptive responses to disorders are compensatory mechanisms that ultimately have adverse health effects for patients. For instance, a patient’s allergic reaction to peanuts might lead to anaphylactic shock, or a patient struggling with depression might develop a substance abuse problem. To properly diagnose and treat patients, advanced practice nurses must understand both the pathophysiology of disorders and potential maladaptive responses that some disorders cause. Consider immune disorders such as HIV, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, and systemic lupus E. What are resulting maladaptive responses for patients with these disorders? To Prepare Review Chapter 6 […]
January 8, 2019

The Role of Government in the U.S. Health Care System

Discussion: The Role of Government in the U.S. Health Care System As stated in the course text, Health Care Delivery in the United States, “the health care enterprise is one of the most important parts of the U.S. social system and of our economic system as well” (Kovner and Knickman, 2011, p. 4); however, with millions of citizens uninsured, rising costs, massive health disparities, and the need to improve quality and access, many view health care as a broken system. As such, it continues to be a significant political issue in the United States. Most agree that something needs to […]
January 8, 2019

Factors That Influence Disease

Review this week’s media presentation with Dr. Terry Buttaro. Reflect on the importance of developing an in-depth understanding of pathophysiology. Select a disorder from the following list: Adrenal insufficiency (Addison’s disease) Atherosclerosis Cholelithiasis (gallstones) Colon cancer Cystic fibrosis Hemophilia Nephrolithiasis (kidney stones) Osteoporosis Parkinson’s disease Tuberculosis Select one of the following patient factors: genetics, gender, ethnicity, age, or behavior. Reflect on how that factor might impact your selected disorder, as well as potential associated alterations and symptoms. Identify the pathophysiology of the associated alterations, including the normal and altered cellular function. Consider both intra- and extra-cellular changes that occur. By […]
January 8, 2019

How do you think learning style affects teaching style?

How do you think learning style affects teaching style? talk about the different learning styles and what they mean
January 8, 2019

COPD: Treatment protocols

This week, you will write a mini-scientific literature review. It is mini because you will only be reviewing two sources. For this literature review assignment, we are going to give you a choice of three topics to choose from. Choose one for this assignment. Topic: COPD: treatment protocols -Remember, in a scientific review, focus your analysis on author’s hypothesis (thesis), scientific method used in the research, and the results of the study presented. In a scientific literature review, the reviewer (you) identifies what he/she perceives as the strengths and weaknesses of the study, and analyzes the author’s findings and conclusions. […]
January 8, 2019

Conflict Management in Healthcare

Include the following in your annotated bibliography: APA citations and annotations for three (3) sources you deem relevant to your problem statement (thesis). Add these three sources onto your work from last week so that you now have a total of six (6) sources For each source: Cite the source in proper APA format. The citations should be organized in alphabetical order by author as in an APA References page. Follow with a brief annotation that summarizes the source (approximately 3–5 sentences). You may quote from the source, but do not copy and paste from the abstract. In 1 or […]
January 8, 2019

Compose a focused paper that explains and describes your healthcare issue or topic from a cultural and ethical perspective of inquiry

Compose a focused paper that explains and describes your healthcare issue or topic from a cultural and ethical perspective of inquiry. (You will cover two perspectives in one paper.) Form and answer two levels of research questions for each inquiry to address your chosen topic. Choose a “Level 1 Research Question/Writing Prompt” from both of the lists below to answer in the paper. Compose a “Level 2 Research Question/Writing Prompt” for each kind of inquiry that provides detail, specificity, and focus to your inquiry, research, and writing. State your research questions in your paper\’s introduction. Form the body of your […]
January 8, 2019

Transformational leadership and Technology in healthcare

Develop a full-sentence outline of your research topic, taking care to structure your thoughts on the topic in a coherent fashion that clearly illustrates your objectives and intentions. Your full sentence outline should identify your thesis statement, the leadership in healthcare topic, and also a leadership theory or approach learned in this course. You must incorporate at least one leadership theory or approach to tie into your leadership in health care topic in your final paper. You must incorporate the use of at least 6 references (as required in your final paper) to use within your outline. Follow the alphanumeric […]