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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopment condition specified as a childhood disorder.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopment condition specified as a childhood disorder. Although numerous research have been conducted on this disorder, there is still inadequate evidence on the unmet experiences and needs of ADHD adults. Nonetheless, continuous studies on ADHD longitudinal studies indicate that the symptoms of ADHD may persist until adulthood. Furthermore, it is common for ADHD adults to experience high comorbidities. Previous studies have shown that three out of four patients with ADHD have comorbid psychiatric disorder (Matte et al., 2012). Past research has revealed that adults who have ADHD may constantly complain of psychosocial and psychological difficulties which impairs their well-being, general functioning, and health-related quality of life (Corbisiero et al., 2013). In comparison to non-ADHD individuals, these individuals are in more control….

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopment condition specified as a childhood disorder.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopment condition specified as a childhood disorder. Although numerous research have been conducted on this disorder, there is still inadequate evidence on the unmet experiences and needs of ADHD adults. Nonetheless, continuous studies on ADHD longitudinal studies indicate that the symptoms of ADHD may persist until adulthood. Furthermore, it is common for ADHD adults to experience high comorbidities. Previous studies have shown that three out of four patients with ADHD have comorbid psychiatric disorder (Matte et al., 2012). Past research has revealed that adults who have ADHD may constantly complain of psychosocial and psychological difficulties which impairs their well-being, general functioning, and health-related quality of life (Corbisiero et al., 2013). In comparision to non-ADHD individuals, these individuals are in more control….

Explain the relationship among the three and discuss the role each plays in quality patient care in the scenario.

Fundamentals of Nursing Models, Theories, and Practice discusses the theory-practice gap in detail in many chapters. As you have read throughout the course, there is ongoing discussion about the connection between theory and practice and the application in day-to-day nursing activities. This reflection is designed to illustrate that although there may be a gap, other factors play an important role in decision-making and each aspect of theory, research, and practice experience are integral to well-rounded patient care.

Access Fundamentals of Nursing Models, Theories, and Practice and review Figure 1.4 Correlation: Education, Science and Practice on page 11.

Due Thursday

Think of a scenario in which theory, research, and practice interact to create positive patient outcomes and answer the following a minimum of 250 words:

Describe the chosen theory, research, and practice….

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….

Critically evaluate the outcomes of nursing care with people with mental health issues

Addresses learning outcome(s):

Critically and comprehensively assess the nursing care needs of individuals with mental health issues. Critically and comprehensively assess the nursing care needs of adults with acute care needs; Further develop capacity for effective and safe planning and delivery of nursing care; Further develop effectively and efficiently engage contemporary evidence to inform nursing practice; Critically evaluate the outcomes of nursing care with people with mental health issues; Critically evaluate the outcomes of nursing care of adults with acute care needs; Practice in ways that ensure care is respectful and supportive of people with diverse backgrounds; and Demonstrate the ability to reflect in and on practice so as to inform further development of safe and quality nursing practice.

Explain the relationship among the three and discuss the role each plays in quality patient care in the scenario.

Fundamentals of Nursing Models, Theories, and Practice discusses the theory-practice gap in detail in many chapters. As you have read throughout the course, there is ongoing discussion about the connection between theory and practice and the application in day-to-day nursing activities. This reflection is designed to illustrate that although there may be a gap, other factors play an important role in decision-making and each aspect of theory, research, and practice experience are integral to well-rounded patient care.

Access Fundamentals of Nursing Models, Theories, and Practice and review Figure 1.4 Correlation: Education, Science and Practice on page 11.

Due Thursday

Think of a scenario in which theory, research, and practice interact to create positive patient outcomes and answer the following a minimum of 250 words:

Describe the chosen theory, research, and practice….

The theory-practice gap that you identified in the case study and how this potential gap can impact nursing practice and patient care

Case Study

Read the following case study:

You are a staff nurse working in an intensive care unit and assigned to care for a 75-year-old African American man who had coronary artery bypass graft surgery four days ago. The patient has a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbated by heavy smoking. His postoperative course has been difficult, and he has suffered a number of setbacks. Staff members, despite their diligent efforts, have not been able to wean him off the ventilator since the surgery. He has required frequent suctioning throughout the shift, and he is being evaluated for the development of ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Today, when returning from lunch, you observed that an experienced nurse was suctioning your patient. His secretions were thick, and you observed that the….

Explain how a specific program, situation, clinical service, or public awareness initiative would benefit from the integration of a telehealth device.

Overview

This assignment focuses on identifying a program, situation, clinical service, or public awareness initiative that will benefit from the use of telehealth. This assignment will integrate concepts learned in prior assignments.

Submit your Proposal

If you have not submitted a Proposal [DOCX] document for a specific telehealth device, program, or service as the subject of your presentation you need to submit the proposal to the instructor for approval before starting this assignment.

Instructions

You will develop a 15-slide PowerPoint presentation addressing the following components of the proposal. Include a minimum of seven resources with in-text citations and a resource page.

Explain how a specific program, situation, clinical service, or public awareness initiative would benefit from the integration of a telehealth device. Describe the specific telehealth device you….

Meet Mathew – 33, 180kg Mathew lives alone on a small farm holding outside of Farmdale.

Meet Mathew – 33, 180kg Mathew lives alone on a small farm holding outside of Farmdale. His father is James Thornton (who you met in HSNS270) and his mother is Melinda, who is 70 years old. Melinda was born in Farmdale and is an elder in the Aboriginal community. Mathew also identifies as being of Aboriginal descent. Mathew has two sisters, one of which is Rebecca who is currently living with their parents after separating from her husband due to domestic violence. She has 3 boys, Paul (10), Steven (6) and Peter (4). Mathew feels that his life is at risk. Mathew has vowed to lose weight as he now has type two diabetes and he is frightened of losing a limb or ending up on dialysis. Instead….

As a public health professional, it is likely that you will conduct focus groups as part of community health assessments.

Scholar-Practitioner Project Assignment: The Focus Group Protocol

As a public health professional, it is likely that you will conduct focus groups as part of community health assessments. Focus groups are useful when exploring community issues and developing good survey questions. As with all research, planning the focus group is important so that the data you seek can be easily and reliably collected and will yield valid results. A focus group protocol is created to describe all planned procedures. It serves as a road map to the public health professional detailing what he or she plans to do when conducting a particular focus group. For this week’s Assignment, review the readings on qualitative research skills to help you develop a focus group protocol.

The Assignment ( 5 pages):

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