Week 7, Discussion Question 2

DQ #2: Many older adults are prescribed psychotropic medications. What are the side effects of these medications and how do they impact the normal aging older adult?
For all DQs: Please abide by APA 7th edition format in your writing. Answers should be 2-3 Paragraphs made up of 3-4 sentences each, at least 250 words (more or less) in length.
AND, please use your assigned textbook as, at least, one reference, or 10 points will be deducted.

Week 7, Discussion Question 1

DQ #1: Hypochondriasis can be a problem for older adults. What situations contribute to hypochondriasis and what interventions can nurses provide that will address this problem in older adults?
For all DQs: Please abide by APA 7th edition format in your writing. Answers should be 2-3 Paragraphs made up of 3-4 sentences each, at least 250 words (more or less) in length.
AND, please use your assigned textbook as, at least, one reference, or 10 points will be deducted.

DQ-12 – Ethical and Legal aspects of nursing- Please be certain to answer the questions on this week DQ

Case Study, Chapter 24, As professional Registered Nurses we must have an understanding and grasp of the policy process and how are influence an create change. There is rapid change happening all around us. Please answer the following questions:
What are the most significant nursing issues being debated in the policy arena?
Nurses are reluctant to become active in the political arena. Describe what actions you can take to contribute to policy and make a difference.
What do you believe will be the next major policy issue affecting nursing to be debated?

discussion 11- Ethical and legal aspects of nursing- Please answer the following Discussion Questions.

Your post must have 3 references for full credit. Also, please ensure to have read the assigned chapters for the current week.
Chapter 23 Professional Identity and Image
1. What are the common nursing stereotypes?
2. What was the role of the Center for Nursing Advocacy? Discuss the role of Truth about Nursing in addressing inaccurate or negative portrayals of nursing in the media and the process they use to raise public and professional awareness of the issues surrounding nursing public image?
3. What are some of the ways of changing nursing’s image in the public eye?

Family Disaster Plan Checklist

This week you will gather and complete the recommended information and supplies listed on the Family Disaster Plan Checklist Checklist.
Please note: You are not required to purchase any items on this list. However, take note of the items you are missing and consider how it could impact your safety and survival in a disaster.
b. Complete all sections. For the inventory lists, use a check mark to show which items you have on hand.
For items that are not applicable to you and your living situation, please write N/A (not applicable) in the space, otherwise it will be counted as incomplete.
Remember to protect personal information by using pseudonyms, or by providing only partial informationEx: Sister: Britley *****, phone: 724-***-****, email: b********@yahoo.comNURS_431_OL – Family Disaster Plan ChecklistNURS_431_OL – Family Disaster Plan ChecklistCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContent28 to >24.92 ptsMeets or Exceeds ExpectationsSeveral additional items and information are added and it is clear that the student has used the checklist to thoughtfully assess and meet his or her specific disaster needs.24.92 to >21.0 ptsMostly Meets ExpectationsSome additional items and information may be added. It is clear that the student has used the checklist to meet general disaster needs.21 to >16.52 ptsBelow ExpectationsFew additional items and information may be added. It is not clear that the student has not used the checklist to meet disaster needs.16.52 to >0 ptsDoes Not Meet ExpectationsNo additional items and information may be added. It is clear that the student has not used the checklist to meet disaster needs.28 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCompletion35 to >31.15 ptsMeets or Exceeds ExpectationsThe checklist is fully and thoroughly completed (minus private and personal information). Each item is checked off or has N/A (not applicable) indicated. All sections have been completed as necessary to meet the student’s specific disaster needs.31.15 to >26.25 ptsMostly Meets ExpectationsThe checklist is mostly completed (minus private and personal information). Most (75%) of the items are checked off or have N/A (not applicable) indicated. Most sections have been completed as necessary to meet the student’s specific disaster needs.26.25 to >20.65 ptsBelow ExpectationsThe checklist is mostly incomplete. Several items are left blank (50% or more). Few sections have been completed as necessary to meet disaster needs.20.65 to >0 ptsDoes Not Meet ExpectationsThe checklist is incomplete. Several items are left blank (70% or more). Few or no sections have been completed as necessary to meet disaster needs.35 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFloor Plan7 to >6.23 ptsMeets or Exceeds ExpectationsA floor plan indicating two possible escape routes is submitted with the checklist. All areas of the floor plan are clearly and legibly labeled.6.23 to >5.25 ptsMostly Meets ExpectationsA floor plan indicating two possible escape routes is submitted with the checklist. Most areas of the floor plan are clearly and legibly labeled.5.25 to >4.13 ptsBelow ExpectationsA floor plan indicating two possible escape routes may be missing. The floor plan may be unlabeled or illegible.4.13 to >0 ptsDoes Not Meet ExpectationsA floor plan indicating two possible escape routes is not submitted with the checklist. The floor plan is unlabeled or illegible.7 pts

Topic 2 DQ 1 Comment 1

As defined by the American Public Health Association, 2021, mental health is the state of well-being where the person can cope with everyday stressors of life, work productively, and contribute to the community. Since Covid-19 begun, there have been many new and lingering stressors affecting all communities and population ages. Public health nurses should use Domain 1in the QCC competencies to assess and analyze collected mental health status and needs for the specific population. Domain 4: Cultural Competency Skills will be a crucial skill to master when speaking with specific populations about how mental health affects the individual and the family.

Family Plan Checklist

This week you will gather and complete the recommended information and supplies listed on the Family Disaster Plan Checklist Checklist.
Please note: You are not required to purchase any items on this list. However, take note of the items you are missing and consider how it could impact your safety and survival in a disaster.
a. Download the Family Disaster Plan Checklist
b. Complete all sections. For the inventory lists, use a check mark to show which items you have on hand.
For items that are not applicable to you and your living situation, please write N/A (not applicable) in the space, otherwise it will be counted as incomplete.
Remember to protect personal information by using pseudonyms, or by providing only partial informationEx: Sister: Britley *****, phone: 724-***-****, email: b********@yahoo.com

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Research article upload aasignment

choose a nursing theory and research an article that includes a nursing theory and its utilization in nursing practice or nursing research. Write a two paragraph summary of the article highlighting the application of the selected nursing theory to nursing practice and reaserach
Article should be current, peer reviewed and within a five year span.
-Use APA format for your references and citations

Nur 2755 multi dimensional care IV

The preceptor informs you to be prepared to discuss the following topics as they are commonly seen on the unit. In order to prepare, choose one of the following topics of interest as your initial discussion posting. Use this course’s resources and one evidenced-based article to explore the topic of your choice.
How do you assess a client when the nurse suspects onset of CVA?
Provide discharge information for a client with mild TBI.
Discuss surgical management of brain tumors.
Describe postoperative complications of a craniotomy

Create a trifold brochure on any of the following topics.

Provide 4 risk factors OR 4 symptoms of the disorder.
Two common medications used for the disorder. Explain how medications work to treat the disorder. Include 3 nutritional considerations for each medication.
Identify an evidence-based diet to prevent or reduce the incidence of the disorder.Include at least 3 specific foods that should be included in the diet, provide rational for why foods should be included in the diet for this disease process.
Include at least 3 specific foods that should be avoided in the diet, provide rational for why the foods should be excluded from the diet for disease process.Examples of Evidence-based diets:Dash diet
Mediterranean diet
Low carb diet
Low sodium diet
Low fat diet
Modified fiber and bland diet
Protein restricted
High protein diet

Include the information for at least 2 patient resources. One resource on the evidence-based diet and 1 resource on the disorder. Include name of organization and URL for the citation.
Include images or clipart to support your information. Trifold brochure should look professional.
Include at least 2 evidence-based references (less than 5 years old) included in your brochure to support your information. Proper use of in-text citations and references in APA Style.