What points does Hans Rosling make in comparing the progress of “rich” and “poor” countries in meeting the Millennium Development Goal for reducing child mortality? How does this surprise you? Are the MDG goals “fair”? How would you modify the MDG goals?
Think about being a 30yr old working college student. How did the social determinants of health influence your life choices? Which of the three levels of influence (proximal, distal or ultimate) do you feel had the biggest influence on those choices?
What are complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies? What are some documented herb-drug interactions (pg 109). What is a prototype drug? What is the difference between generic and trade name drugs? What is the difference between prescription and OTC medications? What is Pharmacology? What is a Black Box warning? What are Drug Regulations? What are the four phases of approval for therapeutic and biologic drugs? What are the drug schedules? What does dependence mean? What does tolerance mean? What are the patient’s five rights? Why should you always check them prior to giving medications? What is the difference between adverse […]
Exploring around in the neighborhood, looking at medical urgent cares, and exploring online, what have really caught attentions this urgent care called MG; it had really bad reviews and was not following the successful protocols, order sets and forms, instructions and guidelines for implementing. Identify the Need/Gap/Health Problem identified in your community assessment. What is the one healthcare concern NOT addressed via programs/support at your local hospital? URGENT CARE Is the Need/Gap/Health Problem a Knowledge, skill or practice gap? And why? What is the BEST PRACTICE in the literature? Please provide data, research to substantiate your claim. State the Purpose/Goal […]
Dale and Michelle Baxter are a retired couple who enjoy traveling around the country in their motor home. Dale has a history of atrial fibrillation and is on several medications for his heart. Michelle has a history of Crohn’s disease and mild arthritis. They schedule their check-ups at various physician offices throughout the country, depending on where they will be at any given time. They also use a large chain drugstore for their medications, knowing that they can obtain refills easier that way. While traveling, Mr. Baxter trips and falls down the stairs, bruising his hip and receiving minor lacerations […]
Patty is an informatics nurse specialist hired by a hospital to coordinate the informatics department. Patty represented the nursing perspective on a team organized to identify which documentation system to purchase. One of the first issues Patty identified was the use of NANDA classification systems by the nurses and NIC-NOC by the proposed computer system. 1. Why would two different nomenclature systems present a problem for documentation? 2. Based on what you have learned about nursing classification systems, what is the benefit of using only one nursing language in a hospital? It also reduces potential documentation errors and confusion when […]
A.J is a 59-year old female who has has a new prescription for conjugated estrogen and alendronate. Why would these medications be prescribed? What are the contraindications, side effects, and adverse reactions of conjugated estrogen? What teaching needs to be included to the patient taking conjugated estrogen? What are the contraindications, side effects, and adverse reactions of alendronate? What teaching needs to be included to the patient taking alendronate?
What the dominant philosophical schools of thought in nursing (received view and perceived view). Which worldview best encompasses the profession of nursing? Why? Provide an example please write clearly