COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is slow progressing respiratory disease of
airflow obstruction involving the airways. (Hinkle & Cheever, 2014) This disease is the 3rd
leading cause of mortality in the US. (Agee, 2017) COPD greatly reduced t
Select a developmental age group.
Describe one way the RNs physical assessment is unique for the developmental
age you selected
Discuss a health promotion focus specific for the developmental age selected
Toddlerhood: Ages 1 to 3 yrs old.
In this develop
Explain the RNs role in medication reconciliation and how it promotes patient safety.
Based on the QSEN Competencies, identify interventions the RN can implement to
promote a culture of safety across the continuum of patient care.
Compare and contrast safe medication administration for a very young
and very old patient.
Consider pharmacokinetics, nursing implications and /or health
teaching as you create your p
Describe developmental other safety concerns related to this developmental stage.
Identify three (3) interventions that would help this patient achieve the outcome.
Include your rationale for each intervention.
If the outcome is not met, how will you cha
3 part statement
Ineffective individual coping related to fear, anxiety, and ongoing grieving associated with the
diagnosis of Breast Cancer and poor prognosis AEB patient is teary, doesnt make eye contact,
difficulty sitting still, voice trembling and st
Identify a strategy to cluster the assessment data.
INSERT YOUR DIALOGUE HERE
Describe how you used the identified strategy to cluster data for one (1) of the
identified diagnostic labels.
INSERT YOUR DIALOGUE HERE:
Write a 3-part nursing diagnost
Read the following article:
Agee, J. (2017). Reducing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 30 day
readmissions: A nurse led evidence based quality improvement project. JONA:
The Journal of Nursing Administration, 47(1), 35-40.
In October 2014, t
Discussion # 6 Promt
Read the following articles:
Jenerette, C. M., Brewer, C. A., & Ataga, K. I. (2014). Care seeking for pain in
young adults with sickle cell disease. Pain Management Nursing, 15(1), 324-330
1. Which client should the nurse question administering the medication?
a. The client receiving a loop diuretic who has a serum potassium of 3.5 meq/dl
b. The client receiving a calcium channel blocker who is drinking a glass of grapefruit juice.
c. The c
There are sufficient findings for the RN to discuss with a patient and their family the risks versus benefits
of e-cigarettes. Regular use of nicotine comes with its own health risks, with or without cigarettes. It is
known that nicotine use can lead to i
Hypovolemic shock can be prevented in some instances by closely monitoring patients who are at risk
for fluid deficits and assisting with fluid replacement before intravascular volume is depleted. (Hinkle,
2014, p. 297) Nursing management includes adminis
The health history of the patient should include if the patient has pain and its precipitating factors. If the
pain is arterial the patient probably has intermittent claudication. Referred to as intermittent
claudication, this pain, discomfort, or fatigue
1. Which statement made by the patient with a new implantable cardiac device demonstrates to
the RN that patient teaching has been effective?
a. I should leave the dressing on my incision until I see my doctor.
b. I will avoid using the microwave.
c. I ne
Are there sufficient evidence-based findings for the RN to have an informed conversation with a patient
and their family about the risks versus benefits of e-Cigarettes? Why or why not?
As a nurse, we hold the job title of being a teacher and an advocate
Chronic diarrhea can be defined as loose stools that last for at least four weeks. This means when having
chronic diarrhea you can have more than three loose a day and can return sporadically. Chronic diarrhea
can have a substantial impact on your quality
Muscle is one of our 4 tissue types and
muscle tissue combined with nerves, blood
vessels, and various connective tissues is
what makes up those muscle organs that are
familiar to us.
Muscles are quite complex and as well find
out, they are a ma
The human body contains about
100 trillion cells.
However, no one cell can carry out all the
necessary bodily functions by itself. So,
cells aggregate and form TISSUES
Tissue Collection of cells with a similar
structure and function.
This great Greek
biologist of his day
and he opined that
the heart was the
seat of the intellect.
Who was he?
Was he right?
Aristotle was WRONG
(about this at least)
We now attribute intellect ( as well a host of other
One of our 11 organ systems.
Consists of the skin (i.e., the
cutaneous membrane) plus
all the appendages (or
accessory structures) of the
Sweat glands (sudoriferous
Sebaceous glands (oil glands)
Cells are the basic units of
All organisms are
composed of cells.
The activity of the bodys
cells determines the both
the structure and the
function of the body.
What well be
concentrating on is how
things move in and out of
Located btwn the cerebrum and
Provides a pathway for tracts
running btwn higher and lower
Consists of the midbrain, pons,
and medulla oblongata.
Each region is about an inch in
Microscopically, it consists of
3 types of joints if we classify by function (i.e.,
by the degree of movement possible):
Freely moveable joints
Shoulder, knee, hip, elbow, interphalangeal, tarsal, and
Slightly moveable joints
Morse, Janice M, PhD, RN, CCRN. Preventing Patient Falls : Second Edition (2). New York, US: Springer Publishing Company, 2009. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 19 June 2017.
Copyright 2009. Springer Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Morse, Janice M, PhD, RN,
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY MNEMONICS
Cellular Reproduction stages: I Passed My Anatomy Test stands for
Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase and Telephase in that order.
The wrist, or carpal bones going from bottom left to right:
Scaphoid, Lunate, Triquet
R E G I S T R AT I O N / P R O C E S S G U I D E
TABLE OF CONTENTS
GETTING STARTED . 3
S TUDENT ACCOUNT A UTHENTICATION . 4
L EGEND K EY . 5
S TUDENT R EGISTRATION . 6-9
S TUDENT S ITE L OGIN . 10
P ARENT A CCOUNT A UTHENTICATION . 11
NUR213: Health Differences Across the Life Span 3
M7A1: Musculoskeletal Dysfunctions Part 1
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