1) Compare and contrast the terms "disability" and "chronic illness". Are they interchangeable?
State why or why not. Give reasoning behind your evaluation.
The terms "Disability" and "Chronic Illness" are different and cannot be interchanged. The main
Maslows hierarchy of needs theory remains just as valid today as it did in the 1940s. It helps us
to understand human motivation, management training, and personal development [Ber14]. The
lower levels on Maslows pyramid are physiological needs, while the
A 25-year-old Arab American man is one day post op following an appendectomy. There have
been no post-surgical complications. He tells his family that he is in terrible pain, yet he
reports ratings of 2 to 3 on 0-10 numeric rating scale to the
Acupressure has been shown to be effective in treating chemotherapy-induced and postoperative
nausea, as well as low back, neck, and labor pain, and dysmenorrhea
Acupressure is used in various ways outside the health care settingin community wellness
I have chosen Erik Eriksons Eight Stages of Development theory for this assignment. Erikson
believed that culture played a significant role in determining human behavior. According to
Erikson, each stage is characterized by a psychosocial crisis that aris
The RN is working in a pediatric clinic. Mrs. S. reports her 5-year-old has a
sore throat, nasal congestion and frequent episodes of crying that have been
going on for two days. After being examined by the pediatrician, the child is
diagnosed with a cold.
M2D1 IDENTIFYING THE PATIENT AT RISK
M2D1 Identifying the Patient at Risk
Cardiovascular disease is a disease I feel certain most everyone knows someone with or
atleast someone at high risk for cardiovascular disease. Per Hinkle and Cheever, major risk
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES OF A RN IN THE COMMUNITY
With patients being discharged sooner these days in the early stages of recovery
health care is shifting from inpatient to outpatient and expanding the role of community nurse.
(Hinkle & Cheever, 2014, p.
INCORPORATING AN INTEGRATIVE MODALITY INTO NURSING
Incorporating an Integrative Modality into Nursing Practice
Patient symptoms that are more likely to be relived by acupressure are Chemotherapy-induced
nausea. A systematic review of 11 randomized contr
ARE THERE SUFFICIENT EVIDENCE-BASED FINDINGS
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?
I believe there is suf
Describe all of the components of a nursing plan of patient care based on the five (5)
steps of the nursing process.
Explain the role of the RN in each phase.
Health care facilities have created clinical pathways based on medical diagnoses which
I completed the Index of Learning Styles (ILS) questionnaire and was a little surprised with the
results I received. I scored a 1 in every category except the sensing/intuitive category, my score
here was a 9 on the intuitive side. After reviewing the des
In the state of Tennessee LPNs cannot administer IV push medications or hang blood products.
We can monitor a patient who is receiving blood, we just cant hang it ourselves. We are also not
allowed to pronounce death. Those are the biggest differences bet
As nurses, the majority of our time while at work is spent walking the halls. So its no wonder
that they are looking for new and improved ways to reduce the number of steps nurses take
during a shift. Distributing EMRs throughout a hospital or nursing fac
Compulsive gambling is a serious affliction that affects many people. According to the
National Council on Problem Gambling, an estimated 2 million adults in the United States meet
the criteria for pathological gambling, and 4-6 million are considered p
Mid-Term Project: Template for the Terri Schiavo Case Analysis
1. Briefly outline the relevant medical facts contributing to Ms. Schiavos condition
2. Provide a brief summary of the legal history specific to Ms. Schiavos case. Include a
discussion of the