8. LEGAL LIMITATIONS OF LICENSUREState laws regulate the practice of nursing. Questions concerning licensure in a specific state should be directed to the Board of Nursing in that particular state. Applicants for nursing licensure in Virginia are required to notify the State Board of Nursing if they have: been convicted of (or pled Nolo Contendere) to the violation of any federal or state law. been hospitalized or received treatment for chemical dependency during the two years preceding application to complete the licensing examination. a mental or physical condition that could interfere with their ability to practice.
1 9. CLASS SCHEDULE Week / Date Content Readings / Assignments Weekly Objectives: 1 8/31/18 Course Overview Chronic Illness & Professional Nursing Practice ●Chronic Illness & Leading Causes of Death in the US ●The Illness Experience & Chronicity ●Chronic Care Model Polypharmacy & Chronic Illness Brunner & Suddarth: Chapter 9 & Chapter 11, pages 205-207 Abrams’ Clinical Drug Therapy: Chapter 5 1.Compare & contrast the concepts of chronic illness, chronic disease, and disability. 2.Examine the Chronic Care Model (CCM). 3.Explain the principles of patient-centered care. 4.Describe characteristics of chronic conditions & implications for individuals with chronic conditions. 5.Identify the physiologic changes associated with increased age related to pharmacokinetics & risks associated with polypharmacy. The Role of the Nurse & The NICHE Project Overview of Aging Theories of Aging Age-Related Changes Adaptive Quiz 1 –due by 11:30 pm Brunner & Suddarth: Chapter 11 Abrams’ Clinical Drug Therapy: Chapter 5 Applied Pathophysiology: Chapter 19, pp. 490 –498. 1.Identify the role of the nurse in meeting the health care needs of the older patient. 2.Specify the demographic trends and the physiologic aspects of aging in the United States. 3.Describe the significance of preventive health care and health promotion for the older adult. 4.Compare and contrast the common physical health problems of aging and their effects on the functioning of older people and their families. 5.Examine common health issues of older people. 3 9/14/18Nursing Management of Neurocognitive Disorders ●Alzheimer’s Disease●Delirium●DementiaExam 1 Brunner & Suddarth: Chapter 11 Abrams’ Clinical Drug Therapy: Chapter 47 pp 906 –915 (AD) 1. Compare and contrast delirium vs. dementia.