Study the resources in your community related to the illness group chosen in Week 1 (Obesity and Overweight). In a Microsoft Word document of 4-5 pages formatted in APA 7 style, describe the resources, including the following information:
Support your responses with examples and information from library resources, textbook and lectures.
On a separate references page, cite all sources using APA 7 format.
Please note that the title and reference pages should not be included in the total page count of your paper.
#1 A 35 year old G1P0 is 20 weeks gestation with a past medical history of hypertension. Her pregnancy has been uneventful; however, at today’s appointment, her blood pressure was 150/100mmHg at first check and 15 minutes later was still 136/90 mmHg. She is also complaining of light-headedness and palpitations.
A. What actions would you take as her nurse?
B. What change should this patient be encouraged to do?
C. What are the expected outcomes?
#2. The patient is a 17 year old female who arrives to the emergency department in active labor with a questionable past of obstetrical history. She indicates that she has had no prenatal care, does not remember her last menstruation period, and is evasive if this is her first pregnancy. Blood work indicates she is Rh negative.
A. What are some concerns you as her nurse should be prepared for?
B. What teaching does this patient need?
C. What are the expected outcomes for this patient?
#3 A 15 year-old female has come to the urgent care complaining about nausea, vomiting, and feeling tired all the time. Her complaints are vague, but the nurse is suspicious she may be pregnant when the girl mentions she is late for her period.
A. What nursing care will you provide to this young lady if she is pregnant.
B. What nursing diagnoses will apply to this situation?
C. What are some expected outcomes?
#4 A woman in labor has been progressing well with minimal difficulties. The nullipara woman has been working with her coach, progressing through the process. The fetal monitor has indicated that the fetus is in stable condition. Suddenly, the monitor alarm goes off and exam reveals a possible prolapsed cord.
A. What steps should you take as her nurse?
B. What care does the mother and infant need?
C. How would you evaluate that your interventions were helpful?
#5 Your patient is a petite 23-year-old G1P0 woman. Prenatal assessment has determined that this woman will need a cesarean birth due to cephalopelvic disproportion.
A. What can this patient and you as the nurse do prenatally to ensure a safe delivery?
B. What potential risks and/or complications should the nurse be aware of and prepare for?
C. What postoperative care will this mother and/or infant need?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a U.S. government agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. Its primary role is to protect public health, by ensuring safety and effectiveness of drugs, vaccines, medical devices and food products. There are rigorous steps that may take years, and all these steps must be completed before a drug can be approved. The FDA has made some lifesaving investigational drug therapies available sooner than usual by offering an expedited drug approval process, known as “Fast Track”.
I. Discuss the process and regulations of Fast Track.
II. Identify which medical conditions warrant the use of “Fast Track” drugs.
This week, reflect on your perception of healthcare delivery models and the nurse’s role in public health programs as it has evolved over the course of your RN-BSN program at WCU. Identify specific healthcare delivery models you support, and compare and contrast public health programs you are familiar with. How does your academic work support evidence of meeting the following?
Essential III: Scholarship for Evidence-Based Practice
Review your past academic work, evaluate your effectiveness at meeting this program essential, and ponder the impact that this proficiency will have on your future.
Identify how you met the essential by referring to the assignment(s) specifically in your response. Additionally, reflect on and make connections between your academic experience and real-world applications.
Recommended: Refer to work you completed for NURS 561 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and NURS 350 Research in Nursing, as well as other courses, to gather academic examples and evidence of having met this essential.
Your reflection should be 1-1/2 and APA formatted. Cite at least 1 reference .
Understanding family structure and style is essential to patient and family care. Conducting a family interview and needs assessment gathers information to identify strengths, as well as potential barriers to health. This information ultimately helps develop family-centered strategies for support and guidance.
This family health assessment is a two-part assignment. The information you gather in this initial assignment will be utilized for the second assignment in Topic 3.
Develop an interview questionnaire to be used in a family-focused functional assessment. The questionnaire must include three open-ended, family-focused questions to assess functional health patterns for each of the following:
Select a family, other than your own, and seek permission from the family to conduct an interview. Utilize the interview questions complied in your interview questionnaire to conduct a family-focused functional assessment. Document the responses as you conduct the interview.
Upon completion of the interview, write a 750-1,000-word paper. Analyze your assessment findings. Submit your questionnaire as an appendix with your assignment.
Include the following in your paper:
Cite at least three peer-reviewed or scholarly sources to complete this assignment. Sources should be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.
As a nurse in a healthcare organization, it has become evident that patient outcome data have been consistently declining in some patient care settings. Some of the outcomes under inspection include patient Hospital acquired pressure injury (HAPI), (4 % increase in the last 6 months) .
You have investigated contributing factors to the declining outcomes and participated with a team approach to developing an evidence-based practice project. After reading this article Aiken Article titled “The effects of nurse staffing and nurse education on patent deaths in hospital with different nurse work environment”, PICO: In a healthcare setting, what is the effect of nursing staffing in reducing patient outcomes in HAPI cases? Was developed.
Complete the following categories for an EBP project (based on the case scenario above). Use the clinical question that was developed based on the PICO format. Include minimum of 10 articles reviews. For this assignment address the following areas:
Reflect upon the selected practice problem in Weeks 1 and 2 *(cancer ) and consider the following.
Use an APA style and a minimum of 200 words. Provide support from a minimum of at least three (3) scholarly sources. The scholarly source needs to be: 1) evidence-based, 2) scholarly in nature, 3) Sources should be no more than five years old (published within the last 5 years), and 4) an in-text citation. citations and references are included when information is summarized/synthesized and/or direct quotes are used, in which APA style standards apply.
• Textbooks are not considered scholarly sources.
• Wikipedia, Wikis, .com website or blogs should not be used.
Trace the history of cannabis use in medicine for the treatment and management of illness via nursing scholarly journal articles. Examine your sources for the following information below and describe the following:
1. Who are the stakeholders both in support of and in opposition to medicinal cannabis use?
2. What does current medical/nursing research say regarding the increasing use of medicinal cannabis?
3. What are the policy, legal and future practice implications based on the current prescribed rate of cannabis?
Attached below is an additional resource that details current state medical marijuana laws:
National Conference of State Legislatures- State Medical Marijuana Laws: http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/state-medical-marijuana-laws.aspx
b. Debate -50 points/50%
• The opposing positions debated are made clear.
• Argue the issue from a Pro position crediting a supporting scholarly source.
• Argue the issue from a Con position crediting a supporting scholarly source.
• Present arguments in a clear and articulate manner.
• Use appropriate ethical principle(s) to support each position.
• Consider which, if any, ethical principles are in conflict with the opposing positions.
• Use three (3) provisions of the ANA Code of Ethics that apply to the ethical dilemma.
• Discuss possible outcomes of each position being argued.
• Present a plan for resolving the issue (for patient, family and the nurse).
c. Post-Debate Discussion – 15 points/15%
• Elicit questions from the class after the debate.
• Respond professionally and appropriately to questions from the class and faculty.
• Include concluding remarks by moderator.
d. PowerPoint – 20 points/20%
• Title page • Brief description of the assigned case
• Ethical dilemma the case presents • Ethical principles that relate to the case
• Three (3) provisions from the ANA code of Ethics that apply to the case
• Possible outcomes • Plan for resolving the dilemma
• At least 2 sources used to support work • Reference page
• 10-12 slides (Do not exceed 12 slides) e. APA Style and Organization – 10 points/10%
• References are submitted with assignment.
• Uses current APA format and is free of errors.
• Grammar and mechanics are free of errors
. • At least three (3) scholarly, peer reviewed, primary sources from the last 5 years, excluding the textbook, are provided.