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January 6, 2020

What precautions will you take to prevent this patient from obtaining a nosocomial infection?

You are the nurse receiving report on your patient that was admitted as an emergency earlier in the day. A 64-year-old female underwent a right colectomy. The right side of her colon was removed due to cancer. She has a history of smoking & no other health problems. She is currently being transferred to you in PACU. She has a midline incision with a Penrose drain, a stab wound w/ a Jackson Pratt drain to incision. She also has a NG tube, attached to intermittent suction. She is alert, riented and can move all 4 extremities. BP is 110/68, Respiratory […]
January 6, 2020

Johnny is a 12 year old boy who frequently bites his finger nails.

Johnny is a 12 year old boy who frequently bites his finger nails. One day, after biting most of his nails down, he notices his right thumb begins throbbing in pain. He goes directly to the kitchen to tell his mother that his thumb is hurting. When he arrives, his mother notices that Johnny is holding his thumb very tightly and keeps applying and reapplying pressure to the injured nail bed. She asks him “If it hurts so badly, why do you keep putting pressure on it?”
January 6, 2020

Create a Case Study “Controlling onchocerciasis in sub-Saharan Africa” with the information below

Create a Case Study “Controlling onchocerciasis in sub-Saharan Africa” with the information below Health Condition: Onchocerciasis, or riverblindness, afflicts approximately 42 million people worldwide, with well over 99 percent of its victims in sub-Saharan Africa. An estimated 600,000 people are blind and an additional 1.5 million Africans are visually impaired due to onchocerciasis. In 11 West African countries in 1974, nearly 2 million of the area’s 20 million inhabitants were infected with onchocerciasis, and approximately 200,000 were blind. Intervention or Program: The Onchocerciasis Control Program (OCP) was launched in 1974 in 11 West African countries. Weekly aerial spraying, with environmentally […]
January 6, 2020

Create a project charter using Microsoft Word that will be based on the following scenario:

Create a project charter using Microsoft Word that will be based on the following scenario: Scenario: You have just been placed on an IT project management team to develop a Master Patient Index (MPI) system. This 300-bed facility is currently using a paper- based system and is slowly making the transition to electronic systems. The system they want to purchase and manage is an electronic MPI system for the Admissions department. They want this system to be able to be accessed easily by other hospital departments (administrative and clinical). The systems should also have interoperability to work with their electronic […]
January 6, 2020

Describe 4 roles of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).

Describe 4 roles of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs). How are they similar? How are they different?
January 6, 2020

Why is the potential for bias a particular problem in case-control studies as opposed to other analytic designs?

Why is the potential for bias a particular problem in case-control studies as opposed to other analytic designs?
January 6, 2020

Name 3 Nursing Publications by the American Nurses Association that apply to all nurses?

Name 3 Nursing Publications by the American Nurses Association that apply to all nurses?
January 6, 2020

Choose a single microorganism that inhabits more than one body system.

Choose a single microorganism that inhabits more than one body system. It should be considered a pathogen in at least one of the areas of the body. Attempt to choose an organism that is unique among your classmates’ selections. One example includes Bacillus anthracis and its ability to infect the skin, muscles, respiratory system, and digestive tract. Another example are virulent strains of Escherichia coli and their link to gastroenteritis, neonatal meningitis, and urinary tract infections. Indicate the microorganism you have chosen and provide a summary of the body systems it may infect or inhabit. Describe the ways it interacts […]
January 6, 2020

What can we learn from Health Psychology and what it tells us about health-based behaviors?

What can we learn from Health Psychology and what it tells us about health-based behaviors? Choose some of the concepts that you feel are most compelling related to Health Psychology and discuss why you feel they are important and the role they play in the overall health of people. 1. Dickerson, S. S., & Mycek, P. J. (2007). Health Psychology. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 415-419). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2lmdABW 2. Glasgow, R. E., Vogt, T. M., & Boles, S. M. (1999). Evaluating the public […]
January 6, 2020

Describe an example of a whistleblower case.

Describe an example of a whistleblower case.
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