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Marshall is a support worker for a disability organisation.

Marshall is a support worker for a disability organisation. One of the people the organisation supports, Lisa, is Vietnamese. Lisa lives at home with her parents and grandparents, and she is 40.

Lisa has an intellectual disability. This can cause her to be verbally abusive and aggressive when under stress. When she is stressed, Lisa also has difficulty speaking or comprehending English.

Marshall visits Lisa at home. He casually suggests that Lisa may feel more self-sufficient living in an independent living arrangement, with supported care. Lisa and her parents immediately become very angry towards Marshall. Lisa starts yelling at him in Vietnamese.

1.How could Marshall adjust his style of conflict management to accommodate cultural values and principles of Lisa and her family? (Approx. 130 words).

2.How could Marshall….

John is a 35- year-old male who was referred to a neurologist by his doctor.

Case study Length: 500 words, excluding references

Task: Refer to the following case and answer the associated questions.

Case: John is a 35- year-old male who was referred to a neurologist by his doctor. About 5 years ago, he suffered a concussion as a result of a fall from a ladder. John works as a painter. John did not experience any further neurological problems until about 2 weeks ago when he reported experiencing a strange sensation, followed by a tonic-clonic seizure lasting around a minute. The neurologist diagnoses John with epilepsy and initiates treatment with antiepileptic drug therapy. John is started on a dose of phenytoin PO (oral tablets, 300 mg) daily. After several weeks, John has another tonic-clonic seizure and phenobarbitone (150 mg PO) is added to….

develop your knowledge and understanding of the social determinants of health

Indigenous health HLTH1012

Indigenous Health for Health Sciences 2022 AE2: Essay 1 Assessment Exercise

2: Essay INSTRUCTIONS Due 4pm Thursday, week 11 1800 words maximum Scope

This assessment exercise provides you with an opportunity to further develop your knowledge and understanding of the social determinants of health. It also provides an opportunity to critically apply learning from Module 2 to your assigned case study. Task Choose one of the key social determinants discussed in Module 2 (colonisation, policy, or racism) relevant to your case study. Provide a critical discussion of how this determinant has impacted the health and wellbeing of the person in the case study, and how cultural safety principles could be applied to improve health and wellbeing outcomes. Outline The following provides a brief outline of….

AIDS Medication in South Africa

AIDS Medication in South Africa

“South Africa and the drug companies have changed forever,” say David Pilling and Nicol degli Innocenti.1 South Africa is to the drug pharmaceutical industry what Vietnam was to the U.S. military. Nothing will be quite the same again. That, at least, is the view of Oxfam, the U.K. charity that has mounted a campaign for affordable medicines in poor countries. With other activist groups, it has championed the cause of the South African government, which has been in a three-year legal tussle with the drug industry about national legislation making it easier to override patents. Yesterday, the drug industry, exhausted by the vitriol that has been heaped upon it, threw in the towel. In return, they appear to have won certain assurances from….

The respiratory system consists of the upper respiratory tract (the nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, and bronchi) and the lower respiratory tract (the lungs).

Introduction

The respiratory system consists of the upper respiratory tract (the nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, and bronchi) and the lower respiratory tract (the lungs). As you learn about the various diseases that affect the respiratory system, it is important for you to understand the structures that can be affected by disease. Complete this lab to become familiar with a healthy system and to identify diseases related to both the upper and lower respiratory tracts.

PART ONE: basic functions

Provide brief answers to the following questions to help you get acquainted with the basic functions of a healthy respiratory system. Refer to Ch. 21 in Microbiology: Principles and Explorations.

1. How do body reflexes like coughing and sneezing help prevent or fight infection? The upper respiratory tract contains….

Demonstrate their comprehension of the introductory theoretical components of your area of specialisation.

The purpose of this assessment task is to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their comprehension of the introductory theoretical components of your area of specialisation. Students are given the opportunity to choose a clinical deterioration case from your practice and present the case usingL evitt-Jones’ Clinical Reasoning Cycle appropriately. It is important to have a clear understanding of Levitt-Jones’ Clinical Reasoning Cycle to complete this task. Students are required to do a video presentation by using power point slides. Each student will be given 10 minutes of presentation time. Students must submit the presentation slide using APA 7th referencing style.

Suggestions for the video presentation include:

Cover slide–Full name, student IDs, Unit code, and tutor’s name. Content–Preview of the presentation, informing the audience about the information to….

Reflect upon your own beliefs, attitudes and the nursing care you could provide to individuals who are experiencing an acute illness/injury that requires complex (critical) care and their families, with your current level of knowledge and experience in this area of nursing.

Assessment Summary

For this assessment, you are required to post a journal entry as a reflection piece. This reflective post will be related to your work in a complex (critical) care context during your WIL experience (clinical experience). You are required to write one reflective piece prior to your clinical experience. Reflective piece will be 400 words in length.

Assessment Instructions

You are required to make two online journal entries for this assessment.

Point 1. Prior to your WIL. The due date for this entry will be provided by the learning facilitator once your WIL dates have been confirmed.

To complete this assessment task, you are required to complete the following:

Journal entry – Point 1 – Prior to WIL (400 words)

1. Reflect upon your own beliefs,….

Ms Sabina Witloff, aged 72 years, is being discharged on warfarin.

Ms Sabina Witloff, aged 72 years, is being discharged on warfarin. She normally administers her medications from a Webster pack that the pharmacist makes up for her each month. She has said that she is concerned as to how she will work out her warfarin doses each week after her blood test. She has been provided with three containers of warfarin (Coumadin [1mg, 2mg, 5mg]). Provide education for Ms Witloff to safely calculate and administer her doses of warfarin (her discharge dose will be 7.5mg; also include the following example doses in the education – 3mg, 12.5mg) at home. 2. Ms Jane Watkins, aged 70 years, is being discharged on furosemide for her hypertension. The frequency of the dose has increased from 20mg daily to 20mg bd. She….

Dan is a registered nursing student, day 5 of his third-year placement at MyLocalHospital in Smithplace; his preceptor for today’s very busy morning shift is Registered Nurse Abi.

Dan is a registered nursing student, day 5 of his third-year placement at MyLocalHospital in Smithplace; his preceptor for today’s very busy morning shift is Registered Nurse Abi. Whilst getting ready for morning medication round, which was progressing unusually slowly, Dan noted preceptor RN Abi putting an Ondansetron wafer and some paracetamol from the medication room into her pocket. RN Abi winks at Dan and states, “God! I need this! I only got home a couple hours ago – I’m dead tired and I’ve got a shocking headache and hangover!!”. She jokingly said, “You better be in charge of me today – I can barely think… Hahaha!” RN Abi looked unwell, and Dan found himself keeping her on track with the daily planner and sometimes reminding RN Abi….

Analyse the situation and recommend and justify the appropriate evaluation in making the decision.

his assignment involves the evaluation of two proposed patient treatment therapies/approaches and a decision by you or your group as to which treatment option you would select to fund and implement in a healthcare organisation. You need to select one treatment opportunity that you recommend to be supported; justify your selection, and make a strong and effective presentation explaining how and why you have made your selection.

Objective: You will need to analyse the situation and recommend and justify the appropriate evaluation in making the decision.

Due Date: Submit both your presentation and 1-page summary

Format: PowerPoint presentation;. In addition to your presentation, you also submit a Presentation Summary – a short succinct summary of your work (at least 2 page) is required.

Presentation Length: The presentation length….