treatment of cystic fibrosis


Discuss the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, evaluation, and treatment of cystic fibrosis.  Discuss the potential impact of gene therapy on CF and the ethical dimensions in treating this life-limiting disease.

Use at least one scholarly source other than your textbook to connect your response to national guidelines and evidence-based research in support of your ideas.

Journal Entry

Journal Entry (B)






Assignment: Journal Entry

Critical reflection of your growth and development during your practicum experience in a clinical setting has the benefit of helping you to identify opportunities for improvement in your clinical skills, while also recognizing your strengths and successes.

Use this Journal to reflect on your clinical strengths and opportunities for improvement, the progress you made, and what insights you will carry forward into your next practicum

To Prepare

· Refer to the “Advanced Nursing Practice Competencies and Guidelines” found in the Week 1 Learning Resources, and consider the quality measures or indicators advanced nursing practice nurses must possess in your specialty of interest.

· Refer to your “Clinical Skills Self-Assessment Form” you submitted in Week 1, and consider your strengths and opportunities for improvement.

· Refer to your Patient Log in Meditrek, and consider the patient activities you have experienced in your practicum experience. Reflect on your observations and experiences.

In 450–500 words, address the following:

Learning From Experiences

· Revisit the goals and objectives from your Practicum Experience Plan. Explain the degree to which you achieved each during the practicum experience.

· Reflect on the three (3) most challenging patients you encountered during the practicum experience. What was most challenging about each?

· What did you learn from this experience?

· What resources did you have available?

· What evidence-based practice did you use for the patients?

· What new skills are you learning?

· What would you do differently?

· How are you managing patient flow and volume?

Communicating and Feedback

· Reflect on how you might improve your skills and knowledge and how to communicate those efforts to your Preceptor.

· Answer the questions: How am I doing? What is missing?

· Reflect on the formal and informal feedback you received from your Preceptor.



1. Describe the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, evaluation, and treatment of asthma (include the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program guidelines).
2. Describe the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, evaluation, and treatment of tuberculosis or pneumonia.

Use at least one scholarly source other than your textbook to connect your response to national guidelines and evidence-based research in support of your ideas.

Nursing Theory 

Nursing Theory

Week 7

Sally, a nurse for community mental health is caring for 3 clients today. First, she meets Sam. Sam has been admitted to a psychiatric unit with a diagnosis of psychosis and schizophrenia. Sally provides Sam with appropriate interventions to help stabilize his condition, monitors his compliance with medication and conducts therapy sessions.

1. Sally is using what level of prevention according to the Neuman Systems Model?

2. Give a few examples of nursing actions using Tertiary preventions as interventions. APA format, minimum of 150 words, and 2 APA references.

Hospital Statistics

Hospital Statistics,100228,100167&city=Lauderhill&state=FL&zipcode=33319

Compare these 3 hospitals : University hospital and medical center

Westside regional and medical center

Plantation General

This website allows people to compare the results seen at different hospitals across things such as patient experience and timely and effective care. Visit the website and compare the hospitals in your local area. What statistics stand out to you? Do you believe that these statistics should/could play a role in patient care?

Use at least 1 scholarly article

Fine Vs Gross Motor Skill

Fine Vs Gross Motor Skill

Pages: 1 page with at least 2 references with citations.

Topic: Fine vs. gross motor skills in a pediatric patient, with examples of each skill; at least 3-4 skills for each fine and gross. And explain parallel play; include age, pros, cons, and and examples.

The Future And Change

The Future And Change

We identify a problematic cultural diversity issue, examine its main causes and effects, and explore possible solutions to the diversity issue.

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

Causes And Effects Of Cultural Diversity Issues

Causes And Effects Of Cultural Diversity Issues

You want your employees working in an environment that embraces inclusion. Diverse cultural perspectives can inspire creativity and innovation, produce a higher quality experience for your guests, and enhance your marketing efforts. It is also an opportunity for personal and professional growth for your employees.

In this assignment, you identify challenging cultural diversity issues, examine the main causes and effects of the issues you have identified, and explore possible solutions for overcoming problematic issues.

Imagine you are the human resource director for a large hotel chain with locations in the following metropolitan cities:

  • New York, NY
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Boston, MA
  • Detroit, MI
  • Denver, CO
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Miami, FL
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Chicago, IL
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Little Rock, AR

You have been asked to write a report to your management highlighting problematic diversity issues that may arise in cities where your hotels are located. You have also been asked to propose possible strategies and solutions that will help to minimize the issues from affecting your diverse workforce.

Identify 3 challenging diversity issues to discuss in your report (e.g., race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, age, language, disability).

Write a 525- to 700-word report that addresses each of the 3 diversity issues you have identified. Each issue should be addressed in approximately 175 to 235 words.

Complete the following in your report:

  • Describe the 3 issues (select different issues than those you have addressed in previous weeks of this course).
  • Identify the city (or cities) where your hotels are more likely to see or experience each issue. Describe why you believe these issues will affect your business in the city or cities.
  • Examine the causes of each issue. From your perspective, why did each become an issue, and why does each issue continue to exist?
  • Identify the steps the company can take to address these issues and minimize the effects on your diverse workforce now and in the future. Consider both the perspective of the company as well as the individual.

Review the rubric to be sure you have included all requirements.

Include a reference page at the end of the proposal. Use a citation generator, such as the Reference & Citation Generator in the Center for Writing Excellence for guidance on formatting your reference list using APA format. Consult the References page on the APA Style website for assistance. Don’t worry about perfection. If you make a mistake, your faculty member can help, so please let your faculty member know if you have any questions.

accompanying article and respond to the prompts


Read the accompanying article and respond to the prompts below.

1. Evaluate the Results and Discussion  sections of the accompanying article and critique how the following  were addressed. Do not copy and paste from the article. Do not simply  respond Yes or No. Describe in your own words how the researchers demonstrated that these elements were addressed.

a) First, check the beginning of the article. What is the hypothesis and/or research question(s)?

b) Now, look at the Results section. Are the results of each of the hypothesis(es) and/or research questions presented

c) Discuss whether the results are presented objectively.

d) If tables or figures are used, do they meet the following standards?

* They supplement and economize the text

*They have precise titles and headings

*They are not repetitious of the text

e) Now  move to the Discussion section. Are the results interpreted in light of  the hypotheses, research questions, sampling, data collection,  instruments, and other steps that preceded the results?

f) How  does the researcher identify the study’s weaknesses (threats to  validity) and limitations? Are solutions proposed to address these  issues?

g) How does the researcher discuss the study’s clinical relevance and/or implications for nursing?

h) Is generalizability discussed? If so, do these generalizations fall within the scope of the findings?

i) Are any recommendations for future research stated or implied? If so, what are they?

2. Discuss whether the strength of the evidence supports a change in current practice. Support your conclusions.

3.  What  is your cosmic question? (This should be based on chapter of the week.  Pose a research question on the Results or Discussion section of a  research article.)