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January 18, 2020

What are two principles of a needs driven behaviour model of care when working with people who have dementia.

What are two principles of a needs driven behaviour model of care when working with people who have dementia.
January 18, 2020

As a leader, how will you influence change in your professional specialty area?

As a leader, how will you influence change in your professional specialty area? Identify two strengths you have that will promote strong leadership. Identify two areas of improvement to your skill in leading and influencing change. What are two priority strategies you will implement as professional development tools for leadership?
January 18, 2020

What important things should a support worker consider when choosing a strategy to de-escalate behaviours when dealing with people with dementia

What important things should a support worker consider when choosing a strategy to de-escalate behaviours when dealing with people with dementia
January 18, 2020

As a leader, how will you influence change in your professional specialty area?

As a leader, how will you influence change in your professional specialty area? Identify two strengths you have that will promote strong leadership. Identify two areas of improvement to your skill in leading and influencing change. What are two priority strategies you will implement as professional development tools for leadership?
January 18, 2020

Mr. F., a 68-year-old man, is admitted to the critical care unit from the emergency department with respiratory failure and hypotension.

Mr. F., a 68-year-old man, is admitted to the critical care unit from the emergency department with respiratory failure and hypotension. His history is significant for type 2 diabetes mellitus, steroid-dependent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, peripheral vascular disease, and cigarette and alcohol abuse. His medications at home include glipizide, prednisone, and a metered-dose inhaler with albuterol and ipratropium (Combivent). In the emergency department he received a single dose of ceftriaxone and etomidate for intubation. On exam he is intubated, on pressure-controlled ventilation, and receiving normal saline at 200 mL/hr and dopamine at 8 mcg/kg/min. His blood pressure is 86/50 mm […]
January 18, 2020

Mr. W., a 26-year-old man, entered the emergency department with complaints of fever, severe abdominal pain, and nausea.

Mr. W., a 26-year-old man, entered the emergency department with complaints of fever, severe abdominal pain, and nausea. He denied any health problems but disclosed a daily intake of four to six beers per day. An abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan performed on admission revealed pancreatic inflammation and intraabdominal ascites. He was admitted to the step-down unit for the management of acute pancreatitis. His treatment plan included intravenous antibiotics, pain control, and management of alcohol withdrawal. Within 48 hours of admission to the hospital, Mr. W. developed tachycardia (heart rate 120 beats per minute), hypotension (blood pressure 88/46 mm Hg), […]
January 18, 2020

Describe the differences between serous, serosanguinous and sanguinous drainage.

Describe the differences between serous, serosanguinous and sanguinous drainage.
January 18, 2020

What are possible abnormal assessment findings for a postoperative gastrectomy patient?

What are possible abnormal assessment findings for a postoperative gastrectomy patient?
January 18, 2020

What should the nurse do if an abnormal finding has been assessed for a postoprative gastrectomy patient?

What should the nurse do if an abnormal finding has been assessed for a postoprative gastrectomy patient?
January 18, 2020

What is the correct technique for grading edema?

What is the correct technique for grading edema? Describe each grade of edema.
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