Discuss how a committee on ethics within a hospital changes practices. How are those changes implemented and incorporated into new practices? How are those changes communicated to patients and families? How do nurses throughout the organization learn of the outcomes of ethics committees’ discussions?
Describe the difference between inpatient and outpatient facilities. Describe the difference between public, voluntary, and private hospitals. Find the hospital closest to your home, and define what type of hospital it is.
Choose two cultural groups and investigate the manner in which members of the culture perceive and express pain. Use the literature, personal experience, and interviews to obtain the required information. Prepare a report that includes your findings and describes how these findings should influence the nursing care administered to laboring women representing these cultural groups.
A 19-year-old female college student who is pledging a sorority arrives at the Emergency Department (ED) after participating in a contest to drink the most water. She drank 5 liters of water in about 2 hours. The sorority sisters called 911 when the student reported a headache and was confused. Upon arrival to the ED, a nursing assessment was performed and laboratory tests ordered by the MD were obtained. The patient reports a headache, abdominal cramping, and has orthostatic hypotension. The following laboratory results are reported: Sodium: 122 mEq/L Potassium: 3.6 mEq/L Calcium: 10 mg/dL Magnesium: 2 mg/dL Chloride: 100 […]
1: Why was HIV first thought to be a gay-related disease, what did they originally think caused it, and what is it about the nature of HIV spread that caused it to be more prevalent in MSM populations? 2: The problem: HIV rates in truckers are exceedingly high in Beaverville. Use Each step of Kass’s ethical framework to design a study to address the problem and reduce potential burdens. 3: You conducted a study that aims to reduce the number of HIV cases in a religious community. As part of the study, you provide high-risk MSM individuals with free […]