Case Study

Case Study

Review the vignette on Jorge in the attached document, “Jorge Case Study.”

What is the best diagnosis for Jorge? Share specific elements of the case study that helped you form this diagnosis.
Based on Jorge’s case history and presentation, what symptoms is he experiencing, and why are these symptoms considered dysfunctional (pathological)?
Consider cultural factors using the sociocultural psychological model (school of thought) and explain how factors within this model play a role in the development of Jorge’s symptoms.
Identify the causes of, and treatment options for substance related disorders.
Develop a treatment plan for Jorge.
Use the Library databases and include two to three peer-reviewed, scholarly sources from the library to support your claims. In addition to the scholarly resources from the library, you can include past classroom materials, your textbook, and credible internet-based sources (.org, .edu, .mil, .gov).

Note

Write in 1,200-1,500 words addressing the following: Based on this vignette and in alignment with the current DSM diagnostic codes:

Antibiotic Sensitivity

Antibiotic Sensitivity Lab

A.  Write a lab report about the Antibiotic Sensitivity−Kirby-Bauer Diffusion Test experiment in which you do the following:

1.  Explain why selective toxicity is an important feature of antibiotics.

a.  Discuss the relative benefits of broad-spectrum and narrow-spectrum antibiotics.

 Note:

The explanation from part A1 and discussion from part A1a belong in the introduction section of the lab report.
2.  Describe the steps you followed to complete the Kirby-Bauer diffusion test.

Note

Include any changes from the normal protocol that might have been incorporated into your experiment.

The description from part A2 belongs in the materials and methods section of the lab report.
3.  Record the observed results of the Kirby-Bauer diffusion test, including the zone of inhibition measurement and interpretation (e.g., resistant, intermediate, susceptible) for each antibiotic using the attached “Data Table.”

Note:

The explanation from part A3 belongs in the results section of the lab report.
4.  Based on your recorded results from the Kirby-Bauer diffusion test, explain whether each of the following antibiotics would be a reasonable choice for treating S. epidermidis:

•  penicillin

•  novobiocin

•  gentamicin
Instructions:

The explanation from part A4 belongs in the discussion section of the lab report.

Antibiotic Lab website https://web5.wgu.edu/aap/content/antibiotic_sensitivity-kirby_bauer–diffusion_test.pdf

Ethics Across Cultures

Ethics Across Cultures

 Answer the following prompts:

Is there an universal ethic that transcends cultures, and is it possible to determine right and wrong across cultures?
How does culture influence your own ethical decision-making?
How does ethical behavior among providers promote a culture of safety?

Course Competencies

Course Competencies

Describe how you achieved each course competency including at least one example of new knowledge gained related to that competency.

Describe how this new knowledge will impact your nursing practice.

Course Competencies

  1. Explain principles of care for clients with oncological disorders.
  2. Identify components of safe and effective nursing care for clients experiencing fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  3. Describe strategies for safe, effective multidimensional nursing care for clients with acid-base imbalances.
  4. Select appropriate nursing interventions for clients with upper gastrointestinal disorders.
  5. Select appropriate nursing interventions for clients with lower gastrointestinal disorders.
  6. Evaluate responses to nursing interventions for clients with endocrine disorders.

Personal Safety

Personal Safety

What interpersonal helping skills can you use to decrease the chances that you will be involved in dangerous situations with clients?

You will need to read the Chapter on Personal Safety to have the ability to discuss this with ease.

compare-and-contrast case study

Capstone Project

For this part of the project, you’re going to continue using the same topic/event that was used in Capstone Part #1 and do a compare-and-contrast case study. It will require you to view your topic from three different angles: locally, nationally, and globally.

Note

Your case study should be written in APA style, have 800 words, and compare and contrast your topic with how it was portrayed from a local, national, and global standpoint.

Program Evaluation Plan Proposal

Program Evaluation Plan Proposal

Summative Assessment: Program Evaluation Plan Proposal [friday
Review the feedback you received from your instructor over the past 8 weeks.

Complete a Change Matrix to determine the revisions you will make to your plan.

Revise your plan based on your instructor’s feedback, course readings, and independent research.

The final revised Program Evaluation Plan Proposal should be 18-20 pages long, not including references, title page, appendices, and cover page.

The completed plan should include the following sections:
Cover page
Executive summary
Briefly summarize the proposed evaluation
Program description (Wk 2 Project Program Descriptions assignment)
Program background and history
Program size, locations, organization, etc.
Evaluation needs (What question does the evaluation seek to answer/address?)
Conceptual framework
Program goals and outcomes (Wk 3 Program Logic Model assignment)
Program logic model
Stakeholders identification
Stakeholders prioritization
Program model (Wk 4 Evaluation Model/Approach)
Evaluation model/approach
Advantages and disadvantages of model/approach
Program standards and indicators (Wk 5 Development of Standards and Indicators)
Indicators used to evaluate program elements
Indicators aligned to organization’s goal/objective(s)
Roles, responsibilities, and influencers of plan
Evaluation design (Wk 6 Program Evaluation Design assignment)
Evaluation purpose
Evaluation questions and their justifications
Evaluation plan matrices
Data collection procedures
Reporting procedures
List of measure/instrument drafts (just a list, based on Evaluation Measures assignment)
Evaluation management plan (Wk 7 Evaluation Management Plan assignment)
Proposed implementation timetable (Gantt Chart)
Estimated evaluation budget
References
Appendices
Full copies of measure drafts
Other, as appropriate

Note

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

Cite a minimum of 10 peer-reviewed references.

Compile your final revised Program Evaluation Plan Proposal and completed Change Matrix.

Submit your assignment.

Resources
Center for Writing Excellence
Reference and Citation Generator
Grammar Assistance

Evaluation Difficulties 

Evaluation Difficulties

1.What do you anticipate being the most difficult aspect of evaluation within your field? Apply the information you gained from this course and discuss how you might address that difficulty from the perspective of an evaluator and leader, taking into consideration any accreditation issues.

Note

Write a 250- to 300-word response to the following:

2.Why do you agree or disagree with their post? What in your professional experience supports your assertions?

Note

Review others’ posts and respond to at least one of your course colleagues in 150 words

Business plan

Business plan

Formatting

Select one of these formats:

  • PowerPoint with notes; no more than 10–12 slides.
  • Audio over PowerPoint.
  • Video presentation over PowerPoint
  • Storytelling (video recording)—no PowerPoint needed for this option

For this week’s discussion, create a brief presentation addressing the following:

  • Your business plan is now complete. Imagine you are in front of a group of investors, presenting your business idea and encouraging them to invest in your chosen company.
    • Title Page with the company name and your name.
    • Outline of What You Do.
    • Target Market.
    • Market Size.
      • How big is the market or industry on which you’re focusing?
      • What are the growth opportunities?
    • Competition.
      • Who are your key competitors?
    • Your Management Team.
      • Who runs the business?
      • What are their roles and key skills?
    • Business Model.
      • How will your business make money?
    • Financials.
      • What key financial information does your audience need to decide whether to invest in you and your business?
    • Funding You Are Seeking.
    • Why Will Investors Want to Invest in This Business and in You?

REFLECTION

REFLECTION

End-of-Course Reflection Sunday

Create a reflective and applied statement describing how the material from Weeks 5-8 has affected your thought processes, development, and professional disposition. This statement should reflect your personal learning process (challenges, moments of discovery, life experiences, and interactions). You may also include questions for the course facilitator regarding material that may still be unclear. Ideally, you will use these reflections throughout the course and the program to document your development as a scholar, practitioner, and leader, and to reflect critically on the changes that occur during this process.

Note

Format any citations and references in your reflective statement according to APA guidelines.