Examine Case Study: A Puerto Rican Woman With Comorbid Addiction

Pharmacology 4

Examine Case Study: A Puerto Rican Woman With Comorbid Addiction. You will be asked to make three decisions concerning the medication to prescribe to this client. Be sure to consider factors that might impact the client’s pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes.

At each decision point, you should evaluate all options before selecting your decision and moving throughout the exercise. Before you make your decision, make sure that you have researched each option and that you evaluate the decision that you will select. Be sure to research each option using the primary literature.

Introduction to the case (1 page)

• Briefly explain and summarize the case for this Assignment. Be sure to include the specific patient factors that may impact your decision making when prescribing medication for this patient.

Decision #1 (1 page)

• Which decision did you select?

• Why did you select this decision? Be specific and support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.

• Why did you not select the other two options provided in the exercise? Be specific and support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.

• What were you hoping to achieve by making this decision? Support your response with evidence and references to the Learning Resources (including the primary literature).

• Explain how ethical considerations may impact your treatment plan and communication with patients. Be specific and provide examples.

Decision #2 (1 page)

• Why did you select this decision? Be specific and support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.

• Why did you not select the other two options provided in the exercise? Be specific and support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.

• What were you hoping to achieve by making this decision? Support your response with evidence and references to the Learning Resources (including the primary literature).

• Explain how ethical considerations may impact your treatment plan and communication with patients. Be specific and provide examples.

Decision #3 (1 page)

• Why did you select this decision? Be specific and support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.

• Why did you not select the other two options provided in the exercise? Be specific and support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.

• What were you hoping to achieve by making this decision? Support your response with evidence and references to the Learning Resources (including the primary literature).

• Explain how ethical considerations may impact your treatment plan and communication with patients. Be specific and provide examples.

Conclusion (1 page)

• Summarize your recommendations on the treatment options you selected for this patient. Be sure to justify your recommendations and support your response with clinically relevant and patient-specific resources, including the primary literature.

Note: Support your rationale with a minimum of five academic resources. While you may use the course text to support your rationale, it will not count toward the resource requirement. You should be utilizing the primary and secondary literature.

CASE STUDY

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Examine family health nurse role in various community health settings

Examine family health nurse role in various community health settings

Overview

The family nurse provides care within many facilities in a community.  This is discussed in chapter 17 of your text.  They include nurse home visiting programs, community nursing centers, public health departments, and home education, and community education.  Discuss these facilities in your community as well as access to these resources.  For each resource be sure to include how families in the community benefit. Also discuss three ways in which a family health nurse may be useful in community resources.  Use what you’ve learned about the role of a family health nurse and what he/she may use to help in community settings.

 

Objectives

 

References

  • Minimum of three (3) total references: one (1) references from required course materials and two (2) peer-reviewed references. All references must be no older than five years (unless making a specific point using a seminal piece of information)

Number of Pages/Words

  • Unless otherwise specified all papers should have a minimum of 600 words

 

pervasive and chronic health concerns in the community

pervasive and chronic health concerns in the community

Create a 3 page paper identifying the health concern that you think is most appropriate to address for the community in your practice environment. Your choice should be based on the evaluation the relevant data that you have gathered for your chosen issue.

Scenario

Your organization has created an initiative to improve one of the pervasive and chronic health concerns in the community. Some examples of possibilities for health improvement initiatives are nationwide concerns, such as type 2 diabetes, HIV, obesity, and the Zika virus. However, your organization wants you to identify the health concern that is most appropriate to address for the community in your practice environment. You will need to do your own research to gather and evaluate the relevant data for your chosen issue.

Instructions

Be sure that your population health improvement plan addresses all of the bullets below, at minimum. Evaluate the environmental and epidemiological data about your community so that you can illustrate and diagnose widespread population health issues.

  • Develop an ethical health improvement plan that addresses the population health issue you have identified in your evaluation. The plan should be based upon the best available evidence and meet the cultural and environmental needs of your community.
  • Justify the value and relevance of the evidence you used as the basis for your population health improvement plan.
  • Propose criteria that can be used to evaluate the achievement of your health improvement plan’s outcomes.
  • Explain how you plan to apply strategies for communicating with community members and colleagues in the health care profession in an ethical, culturally sensitive, and inclusive way about the development and implementation of your health improvement plan.
  • Integrate relevant sources to support assertions, correctly formatting citations and references using APA style.

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Submission Requirements

  • Length of submission: 3 double-spaced, typed pages. Your plan should be succinct yet substantive.
  • Number of references: Cite a minimum of 3–5 sources of scholarly or professional evidence that support your evaluation, recommendations, and plans.
  • APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA style.

 

homeostasis and disease

1.Explain the difference between homeostasis and disease? What is the difference between chronic disease and acute disease? Can all diseases be cured (explain and give example)? Amy’s blood glucose remains elevated and rarely returns to normal. Why is this departure from homeostasis an important observation?

2. Why is AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) considered a syndrome and not a disease? How is HIV transmitted and how can transmission be reduced or prevented? Why is HIV’s attack on helper T cells so devastating to the entire immune system? Clark’s doctor explains that even though Clark has HIV/AIDS, he will not die from AIDS. Explain.

3. What causes the signs and symptoms of inflammation? List and discuss the six agents capable of stimulating an inflammatory response. Elle takes anti-inflammatory drugs and analgesics to ease the pain and discomfort of rheumatoid arthritis. She knows these drugs will not cure the disease, yet her doctor prescribed them. Explain why.

4. What are the five classes of immunoglobulins and their function? Why does the body make five different classes of immunoglobulins? Immunologically speaking, is it likely a patient will catch a cold caused by the same virus twice? Please explain your answer.

Pharmacokinetics & Drug Monitoring

The Pharmacokinetics and Drug Monitoring Steps Discussion

Pharmacokinetics & Drug Monitoring

There are some drugs that require drug monitoring due to the effects of pharmacokinetics. Please name some of these medications and explain why it is important that they are monitored.

Digoxin and Pheytoin.

Bible and Birth Control Discussion

The Bible Doesnt Openly Address the Subject of Birth Control Discussion

answer these three question

  • Which form of birth control should be used, if any?
  • Should the government fund sex studies?
  • Should we vaccinate against HPV?

use bible verses in each response

Interview Questions Worksheet on hospital Internal Policy and Procedure

Interview Questions Worksheet on hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)

1. Have you read the hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)? Tell me what this plan means to the job that you do? 2. Does the plan provide you with enough information about dealing with internal disasters such as fire, flood, and power outage? 3. How do you activate an internal disaster response? 4. What is the code that is used to activate the fire alarm at the hospital? 5. What is the difference between red and green codes in state of internal disasters based on the hospital plan? 6. How many times have you participated in evacuation drills? Is it effective and is it increased your preparedness for facing internal disasters? 7. After performing an evacuation activity, can you identify areas to resolve them in order to increase your preparedness for internal disasters? 8. How many times have you participated in a real hospital evacuation? What went well and what needs more practice or training? 9. Have you reviewed the fire evacuation map recently? When? 10. How many exits does the hospital have? Do you know all of them? What about your department? 11. When seeing a fire in a room or in any area of the hospital, what are the steps to do? 12. In your opinion, do you think that the exits, emergency doors and hospital signboards are sufficient to facilitate evacuations during internal disasters? Please explain. 13. How can you protect patients in time of internal disasters? How do you continue to provide care during the evacuation? What are the means and equipment required in the 14. hospital to increase preparedness to face internal disasters such as fires and floods? 15. What do you suggest the hospital to provide you with to be more prepared for internal disasters? Response No Interview Questions 1. Have you read the hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)? Tell me what this plan means to the job that you do? 2. Does the plan provide you with enough information about dealing with internal disasters such as fire, flood, and power outage? 3. How do you activate an internal disaster response? 4. What is the code that is used to activate the fire alarm at the hospital? 5. What is the difference between red and green codes in state of internal disasters based on the hospital plan? 6. How many times have you participated in evacuation drills? Is it effective and is it increased your preparedness for facing internal disasters? 7. After performing an evacuation activity, can you identify areas to resolve them in order to increase your preparedness for internal disasters? 8. How many times have you participated in a real hospital evacuation? What went well and what needs more practice or training? 9. Have you reviewed the fire evacuation map recently? When? 10. How many exits does the hospital have? Do you know all of them? What about your department? 11. When seeing a fire in a room or in any area of the hospital, what are the steps to do? 12. In your opinion, do you think that the exits, emergency doors and hospital signboards are sufficient to facilitate evacuations during internal disasters? Please explain. 13. How can you protect patients in time of internal disasters? How do you continue to provide care during the evacuation? What are the means and equipment required in the 14. hospital to increase preparedness to face internal disasters such as fires and floods? 15. What do you suggest the hospital to provide you with to be more prepared for internal disasters? Response No Interview Questions 1. Have you read the hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)? Tell me what this plan means to the job that you do? 2. Does the plan provide you with enough information about dealing with internal disasters such as fire, flood, and power outage? 3. How do you activate an internal disaster response? 4. What is the code that is used to activate the fire alarm at the hospital? 5. What is the difference between red and green codes in state of internal disasters based on the hospital plan? 6. How many times have you participated in evacuation drills? Is it effective and is it increased your preparedness for facing internal disasters? 7. After performing an evacuation activity, can you identify areas to resolve them in order to increase your preparedness for internal disasters? 8. How many times have you participated in a real hospital evacuation? What went well and what needs more practice or training? 9. Have you reviewed the fire evacuation map recently? When? 10. How many exits does the hospital have? Do you know all of them? What about your department? 11. When seeing a fire in a room or in any area of the hospital, what are the steps to do? 12. In your opinion, do you think that the exits, emergency doors and hospital signboards are sufficient to facilitate evacuations during internal disasters? Please explain. 13. How can you protect patients in time of internal disasters? How do you continue to provide care during the evacuation? What are the means and equipment required in the 14. hospital to increase preparedness to face internal disasters such as fires and floods? 15. What do you suggest the hospital to provide you with to be more prepared for internal disasters? Response No Interview Questions 1. Have you read the hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)? Tell me what this plan means to the job that you do? 2. Does the plan provide you with enough information about dealing with internal disasters such as fire, flood, and power outage? 3. How do you activate an internal disaster response? 4. What is the code that is used to activate the fire alarm at the hospital? 5. What is the difference between red and green codes in state of internal disasters based on the hospital plan? 6. How many times have you participated in evacuation drills? Is it effective and is it increased your preparedness for facing internal disasters? 7. After performing an evacuation activity, can you identify areas to resolve them in order to increase your preparedness for internal disasters? 8. How many times have you participated in a real hospital evacuation? What went well and what needs more practice or training? 9. Have you reviewed the fire evacuation map recently? When? 10. How many exits does the hospital have? Do you know all of them? What about your department? 11. When seeing a fire in a room or in any area of the hospital, what are the steps to do? 12. In your opinion, do you think that the exits, emergency doors and hospital signboards are sufficient to facilitate evacuations during internal disasters? Please explain. 13. How can you protect patients in time of internal disasters? How do you continue to provide care during the evacuation? What are the means and equipment required in the 14. hospital to increase preparedness to face internal disasters such as fires and floods? 15. What do you suggest the hospital to provide you with to be more prepared for internal disasters? Response No Interview Questions 1. Have you read the hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)? Tell me what this plan means to the job that you do? 2. Does the plan provide you with enough information about dealing with internal disasters such as fire, flood, and power outage? 3. How do you activate an internal disaster response? 4. What is the code that is used to activate the fire alarm at the hospital? 5. What is the difference between red and green codes in state of internal disasters based on the hospital plan? 6. How many times have you participated in evacuation drills? Is it effective and is it increased your preparedness for facing internal disasters? 7. After performing an evacuation activity, can you identify areas to resolve them in order to increase your preparedness for internal disasters? 8. How many times have you participated in a real hospital evacuation? What went well and what needs more practice or training? 9. Have you reviewed the fire evacuation map recently? When? 10. How many exits does the hospital have? Do you know all of them? What about your department? 11. When seeing a fire in a room or in any area of the hospital, what are the steps to do? 12. In your opinion, do you think that the exits, emergency doors and hospital signboards are sufficient to facilitate evacuations during internal disasters? Please explain. 13. How can you protect patients in time of internal disasters? How do you continue to provide care during the evacuation? What are the means and equipment required in the 14. hospital to increase preparedness to face internal disasters such as fires and floods? 15. What do you suggest the hospital to provide you with to be more prepared for internal disasters? Response

 

No Interview Questions Response

 

1. Have you read the hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)? Tell me what this plan means to the job that you do?  
2. Does the plan provide you with enough information about dealing with internal disasters such as fire, flood, and power outage?  
3. How do you activate an internal disaster response?  
4. What is the code that is used to activate the fire alarm at the hospital?  
5. What is the difference between red and green codes in state of internal disasters based on the hospital plan?  
6. How many times have you participated in evacuation drills? Is it effective and is it increased your preparedness for facing internal disasters?  
7. After performing an evacuation activity, can you identify areas to resolve them in order to increase your preparedness for internal disasters?  
8. How many times have you participated in a real hospital evacuation? What went well and what needs more practice or training?  
9. Have you reviewed the fire evacuation map recently? When?  
10. How many exits does the hospital have? Do you know all of them? What about your department?  
11. When seeing a fire in a room or in any area of the hospital, what are the steps to do?  
12. In your opinion, do you think that the exits, emergency doors and hospital signboards are sufficient to facilitate evacuations during internal disasters? Please explain.  
13. How can you protect patients in time of internal disasters? How do you continue to provide care during the evacuation?  
 

14.

What are the means and equipment required in the hospital to increase preparedness to face internal disasters such as fires and floods?  
15. What do you suggest the hospital to provide you with to be more prepared for internal disasters?  

 

 

 

No Interview Questions Response

 

1. Have you read the hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)? Tell me what this plan means to the job that you do?  
2. Does the plan provide you with enough information about dealing with internal disasters such as fire, flood, and power outage?  
3. How do you activate an internal disaster response?  
4. What is the code that is used to activate the fire alarm at the hospital?  
5. What is the difference between red and green codes in state of internal disasters based on the hospital plan?  
6. How many times have you participated in evacuation drills? Is it effective and is it increased your preparedness for facing internal disasters?  
7. After performing an evacuation activity, can you identify areas to resolve them in order to increase your preparedness for internal disasters?  
8. How many times have you participated in a real hospital evacuation? What went well and what needs more practice or training?  
9. Have you reviewed the fire evacuation map recently? When?  
10. How many exits does the hospital have? Do you know all of them? What about your department?  
11. When seeing a fire in a room or in any area of the hospital, what are the steps to do?  
12. In your opinion, do you think that the exits, emergency doors and hospital signboards are sufficient to facilitate evacuations during internal disasters? Please explain.  
13. How can you protect patients in time of internal disasters? How do you continue to provide care during the evacuation?  
 

14.

What are the means and equipment required in the hospital to increase preparedness to face internal disasters such as fires and floods?  
15. What do you suggest the hospital to provide you with to be more prepared for internal disasters?  

 

 

 

No Interview Questions Response

 

1. Have you read the hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)? Tell me what this plan means to the job that you do?  
2. Does the plan provide you with enough information about dealing with internal disasters such as fire, flood, and power outage?  
3. How do you activate an internal disaster response?  
4. What is the code that is used to activate the fire alarm at the hospital?  
5. What is the difference between red and green codes in state of internal disasters based on the hospital plan?  
6. How many times have you participated in evacuation drills? Is it effective and is it increased your preparedness for facing internal disasters?  
7. After performing an evacuation activity, can you identify areas to resolve them in order to increase your preparedness for internal disasters?  
8. How many times have you participated in a real hospital evacuation? What went well and what needs more practice or training?  
9. Have you reviewed the fire evacuation map recently? When?  
10. How many exits does the hospital have? Do you know all of them? What about your department?  
11. When seeing a fire in a room or in any area of the hospital, what are the steps to do?  
12. In your opinion, do you think that the exits, emergency doors and hospital signboards are sufficient to facilitate evacuations during internal disasters? Please explain.  
13. How can you protect patients in time of internal disasters? How do you continue to provide care during the evacuation?  
 

14.

What are the means and equipment required in the hospital to increase preparedness to face internal disasters such as fires and floods?  
15. What do you suggest the hospital to provide you with to be more prepared for internal disasters?  

 

 

 

No Interview Questions Response

 

1. Have you read the hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)? Tell me what this plan means to the job that you do?  
2. Does the plan provide you with enough information about dealing with internal disasters such as fire, flood, and power outage?  
3. How do you activate an internal disaster response?  
4. What is the code that is used to activate the fire alarm at the hospital?  
5. What is the difference between red and green codes in state of internal disasters based on the hospital plan?  
6. How many times have you participated in evacuation drills? Is it effective and is it increased your preparedness for facing internal disasters?  
7. After performing an evacuation activity, can you identify areas to resolve them in order to increase your preparedness for internal disasters?  
8. How many times have you participated in a real hospital evacuation? What went well and what needs more practice or training?  
9. Have you reviewed the fire evacuation map recently? When?  
10. How many exits does the hospital have? Do you know all of them? What about your department?  
11. When seeing a fire in a room or in any area of the hospital, what are the steps to do?  
12. In your opinion, do you think that the exits, emergency doors and hospital signboards are sufficient to facilitate evacuations during internal disasters? Please explain.  
13. How can you protect patients in time of internal disasters? How do you continue to provide care during the evacuation?  
 

14.

What are the means and equipment required in the hospital to increase preparedness to face internal disasters such as fires and floods?  
15. What do you suggest the hospital to provide you with to be more prepared for internal disasters?  

 

 

 

No Interview Questions Response

 

1. Have you read the hospital Internal Policy and Procedure (Internal Disaster Plan)? Tell me what this plan means to the job that you do?  
2. Does the plan provide you with enough information about dealing with internal disasters such as fire, flood, and power outage?  
3. How do you activate an internal disaster response?  
4. What is the code that is used to activate the fire alarm at the hospital?  
5. What is the difference between red and green codes in state of internal disasters based on the hospital plan?  
6. How many times have you participated in evacuation drills? Is it effective and is it increased your preparedness for facing internal disasters?  
7. After performing an evacuation activity, can you identify areas to resolve them in order to increase your preparedness for internal disasters?  
8. How many times have you participated in a real hospital evacuation? What went well and what needs more practice or training?  
9. Have you reviewed the fire evacuation map recently? When?  
10. How many exits does the hospital have? Do you know all of them? What about your department?  
11. When seeing a fire in a room or in any area of the hospital, what are the steps to do?  
12. In your opinion, do you think that the exits, emergency doors and hospital signboards are sufficient to facilitate evacuations during internal disasters? Please explain.  
13. How can you protect patients in time of internal disasters? How do you continue to provide care during the evacuation?  
 

14.

What are the means and equipment required in the hospital to increase preparedness to face internal disasters such as fires and floods?  
15. What do you suggest the hospital to provide you with to be more prepared for internal disasters?  

 

Mr. B is a 77-year-old African American man who complains of difficulty urinating

Difficult Urination in Elderly Men Case Discussion

Mr. B is a 77-year-old African American man who complains of difficulty urinating.

 questions

what?

1.cause of these symptoms

2.risk factors

3.laboratory tests would be needed to confirm possible differential diagnoses

4.interventions would you expect

Leading a Group Discussion

Leading a Group Discussion

Group Dynamics Forsyth: chs. 1, 4

Several different types of groups are described in this module/week’s readings. Describe a group that you would like to lead, including the type of group, its size, inclusion criteria, and whether it is open or closed. Identify the group’s purpose. What topics will be covered? How often will the group meet and for how long? In your replies, offer helpful recommendations to your peers on how to make their proposed groups even more effective and beneficial for the members. Based on your readings, who might be interested in joining these groups? What leadership styles and skills demonstrated in the videos will be appropriate?

Personal Approach to Professional Nursing Practice Paper

Description

In a Microsoft Word document of 5-6 pages formatted in APA style, describe your personal approach to professional nursing practice. Be sure to address each one of the following criteria:

  • Which philosophy/conceptual framework/theory/middle-range theory describes nursing in the way you think about it?
    • Discuss how you could utilize the philosophy/conceptual framework/theory/middle-range theory to organize your thoughts for critical thinking and decision making in nursing practice.
  • Formulate and discuss your personal definition of nursing, person, health, and environment.
  • Discuss a minimum of two beliefs and/or values about nursing that guide your own practice.
  • Analyze your communication style using one of the tools presented in the course.
    • Discuss the strengths and weaknesses associated with your style of communication.
    • Impact of your communication style on your ability to collaborate as part of an interdisciplinary team.