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Pre-Briefing Simulation And Drug Cards

Pre-Briefing Simulation And Drug Cards 

                            PATIENT: Keola Akana 

THIS ASSIGNMENT HAS TWO PART QUESTIONS

 INSTRUCTION

Please keep in mind you will also be required to recognize a variety of signs and symptoms linked to abnormalities in these skills.

Therefore, in order to prepare for the simulation, you are required to complete the Pre-Briefing questions & Drug Cards below and submit to the faculty facilitating the simulation prior to the start of pre-briefing. If you do not complete the pre-briefing questions below and submit to faculty facilitating the simulation prior to the start of pre-briefing, you will not be permitted to participate in the simulation.

PART 1  QUESTIONS   

SCENARIO OVERVIEW: 

Keola Akana is a 70-year-old male with a history of heart failure. He was admitted to the medical-surgical….

Describe Sampling Theory And Provide Examples To Illustrate Your Definition

Sampling theory is the study of the relationship between a population and a group randomly picked as the representatives of the whole population (GCU 2018). This theory can be considered biased since the researcher is picking and choosing which group to research and what population they want to represent (GCU 2018). An example of sampling theory would be taking a population of smokers and starting them on nicotine gum and see if it helps the smokers quit smoking. The sample would be the population of smokers, changing their habits by starting the nicotine gum, and testing the results (Paul 2017).

Generalizability is the extension of research findings or conclusion made from the sample during a research on a large population. Using my previous example, the researcher is generalizing….

PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO

 

1.  Create a professional mission statement (suggested length of 1 paragraph) that includes the following:

●   a representation of your career goals, your aspirations, and how you want to move forward with your career

●   an overview of where you would like to focus your time and energies within the profession

a.  Reflect on how your professional mission statement will help guide you throughout your nursing career.

2.  Complete a professional summary (suggested length of 3–4 pages) that includes the following:

a.  Explain how the specific artifacts or completed work or both in your portfolio represent you as a learner and a healthcare professional.

b.  Discuss how the specific artifacts in your portfolio represent your professional strengths.

c.  Discuss challenges you encountered during the progression of your program.

i.  Explain how you overcame these challenges.

d.  Explain….

Home Safety Assessment

Home Safety Assessment

It is important to identify health issues or concerns that may impact an individual or family in any setting.  This identification can help the nurse to address health promotion and disease prevention.

To complete this activity, you must complete the Family Support Assessment activity.  Click on Enter Sentinel City®.  Once in the city, click on the map to locate the apartment dwelling in Nightingale Square.  Approach the door next to the laundromat and enter the apartment.  Here you will complete the Home Safety Assessment by noting any health, safety, and environmental hazards in the apartment.  Note as many of the hazards that you observe.  Select and prioritize the top two hazards for health, safety, and environmental areas for a total of six hazards that the….

HYPOTHYROIDISM

Hypothyroidism SOAP NOTE

Patient Initials: Age:  Gender:

SUBJECTIVE DATA:

Chief Complaint (CC): “ ”.

History of Present Illness (HPI):

Medications:

Allergies:

Past Medical History (PMH):

Current medication:

Past Surgical History (PSH):

Family History:

Personal/Social History:

Immunization: up to date.

Lifestyle:

Review of Systems:

General:

HEENT:

Neck:

Breasts:

Respiratory:

Cardiovascular/Peripheral Vascular:

Gastrointestinal:

Genitourinary:

Musculoskeletal:

Psychiatric:

Neurological

Skin:

Hematologic:

Endocrine:

OBJECTIVE DATA:

Physical Exam:

Vital signs: Temperature: ; BP:  mmHg; HR: bpm; RR:  /min; Oxygen Saturation: %; Pain: (0-10 scale), Weight lb; Height; BMI

General:.

HEENT:

Neck:

Chest

Lungs:

Heart:

Peripheral Vascular:

Genital/Rectal:

Musculoskeletal:

Neurological:

Skin:

ASSESSMENT:

Differential Diagnosis

1. Hyperthyroidism.

2.

3.

From both the subjective and objective data, it is clear that the main diagnosis is

PLAN:

Treatment Plan: (please prescription with dose)

Non-pharmacological approaches

For the follow-up,….

Health Promotion

Please use the patient information provided below for this paper.

 

 

 

This assignment assesses intended course outcome(s)

 

#4 Use information found in patients’ health histories, genograms, and assessments to formulate an individualized plan of nursing care that focuses on the patient’s individual health promotion and disease prevention needs

 

Students will use the information found in Tina’s history, physical exam, and problem list to formulate an individualized health promotion and disease prevention plan of care. Recommendations should be evidence-based and from credible sources. The readings in module eight contains some suggested sources for obtaining health and screening recommendations for your patient.

 

The plan for addressing the health promotion and disease prevention needs for your patient should include:

 

Demographics:

 

–          Age, gender and race….

Community Health Assessment / Windshield Survey

Community Health Assessment / Windshield Survey

Community Assessment

A community health assessment (sometimes called a CHA), also known as community health needs assessment (sometimes called a CHNA), refers to a state, tribal, local, or territorial health assessment that identifies key health needs and issues through systematic, comprehensive data collection and analysis. Community health assessments use such principles as

Multisector collaborations that support shared ownership of all phases of community health improvement, including assessment, planning, investment, implementation, and evaluation Proactive, broad, and diverse community engagement to improve results A definition of community that encompasses both a significant enough area to allow for population-wide interventions and measurable results, and includes a targeted focus to address disparities among subpopulations Maximum transparency to improve community engagement and accountability Use of evidence-based interventions….

Discussion: Strategies For Academic Portfolios

In the realm of marketing, a successful branding strategy is one of the most important contributors to organizational success. A solid branding strategy can help add visibility and credibility to a company’s products.

Similarly, nurse-scholars can build a personal brand to add visibility and credibility to their work. You can begin building your brand by developing and maintaining an academic portfolio. Such an activity can help share the results of your efforts and contribute to your success. This Module’s Discussion asks you to consider and share strategies for building your portfolio.

To Prepare:

Reflect on strategies that you can pursue in developing portfolios or portfolio elements that focus on academic achievements. Review one or more samples from your own research of resources focused on portfolio development. By Day….

Benchmark – Capstone Project Change Proposal

In this assignment, students will pull together the change proposal project components they have been working on throughout the course to create a proposal inclusive of sections for each content focus area in the course. At the conclusion of this project, the student will be able to apply evidence-based research steps and processes required as the foundation to address a clinically oriented problem or issue in future practice.

Students will develop a 1,500 word paper that includes the following information as it applies to the problem, issue, suggestion, initiative, or educational need profiled in the capstone change proposal:

Background Problem statement Purpose of the change proposal PICOT Literature search strategy employed Evaluation of the literature Applicable change or nursing theory utilized Proposed implementation plan with outcome measures Identification of potential….

Nursing A Profession Or An Occupation

write a 200 word message discussion . 100 word each question. must use the information from the chapter attached.

1- discuss whether nursing is a profession or an occupation. What can current and future nurses do to enhance nursing’s standing as a profession?

 

2- Select one of the middle range theories derived from a grand nursing theory and one derived from a non-nursing theory. Analyze both for ease of application to research and practice.