What are the responsibilities of community and public health nurses in promoting health and decreasing illness and injury in populations, families, and individuals? Provide specific examples from your community.
1. Use the lists available at the Ready.gov website, FEMA, or the Red Cross website to gather items for your 72–hour home go bag. Add additional items that you think will be useful and essential for your family. (You are not required to purchase items, but you may if you choose.) 2. Post a picture of all of the items you have gathered for your go bag. For the sake of personal and family privacy, keep personal/private items out of the photograph; you may list them (e.g., prescription medications). · You must take and submit a picture of your own items! You may not post a picture from […]
Develop an informational video or handout on intimate partner violence or substance abuse. Choice 1 Create a 3-minute video clip that includes information on prevention, treatment, and available resources.OR Choice 2 Create a trifold educational flier for any of the issues discussed in this week’s readings. For either format that you choose, you must include a reference page with at least three citations using resources that are less than five years old. Consider the following information when pulling your research together: Summarize the models of care that have evolved in caring for victims of intentional violence. Describe the impact of […]
Discussion: Therapy for Clients With Personality Disorders Clients with personality disorders often find it difficult to overcome their problems and function in daily life. Even when these clients are aware that they have a dysfunction with their personality and are open to counseling, treatment can be challenging for both the client and the therapist. For this Discussion, as you examine personality disorders, consider therapeutic approaches you might use with clients. Learning Objectives Students will: Analyze therapeutic approaches to treating clients with personality disorders To prepare: Review this week’s Learning Resources and reflect on the insights they provide. Select one of […]
The pediatric nurse from the local tertiary center has called the health department to report a child in hospitalized with a diagnosis of plumbism. The public health nurse is familiar with this family as she is providing case management for this woman during her pregnancy. There are two other children under the age of 5 in the home. This mother lives in a neighborhood where all the houses were built before in 1940’s and at one time were considered upscale and fashionable. In the last 20 years, many have been abandoned, others have been divided into apartments and most tenants […]
Describe an older client you are counseling whom you do not think is adequately progressing according to expected clinical outcomes. Note: Do not use the client’s actual name. Explain your therapeutic approach with the client, including the perceived effectiveness of your approach. Identify any additional information about this client that may potentially impact expected outcomes. Note: Nurse practitioners must have strong oral communication skills. This Discussion is designed to help you hone these skills. When filming your Kaltura video, be sure to dress and speak in a professional manner.
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an immune dysfunction. It stems from a viral infection of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that infects the cells to a specific level and is the response of the infected lymphocytes (Randall, 2018). AIDS is the late stage of HIV. HIV has 3 stages; the first stage can be no symptoms or flu like symptoms (Randall, 2018). It then can progress to stage 2 as the cells continue to proliferate in the body and symptoms may not present at this time however once it transitions into stage 3 the immune system is compromised; at this point […]
TB is one of illnesses that has horrible consequences if not treated and is fairly contagious. What is the treatment and what have we historically done for patients that are not complaint with treatment.
The focus of this Benchmark Assignment is to consider how consumer demographics and health care marketing plays a role in consumer selection of health care resources. Select 1 of the following in your community or surrounding area: Walk-in clinic, such as an urgent care facility Retail clinic in your local grocery store or retail pharmacy No-appointment physician’s office Research the market of this facility. Consider the following as you complete your research: Demographics of the consumers who use the facility selected The location of the facility selected The marketing used to bring in consumers to the facility selected Write a 700- to 850 […]