Topic 4 DQ 2  What part does negotiation play in patient education? 

Topic 4 DQ 2 What part does negotiation play in patient education? Unlike in the ancient days, patients in modern society have a role and control over their health because they can address their views and opinions. Thus, in the contemporary world, physicians do not act like small 'gods' who know and have the final say about a patient's health; instead, they involve the patients in effective communication and negotiation to discuss patients' health and possible medication (Orchard, n.d). Patient education involves establishing medication decisions that will work effectively for the patient, physician, and family of the patients. Negotiation helps in patient education because it allows physicians to learn about their culture, beliefs, and values before prescribing any medication. Negotiation identifies areas of agreement and disagreement and provides a forum for discussing solutions. While some health care professionals do not agree with negotiation, patient education can only be as effective as a patient's willingness and ability to carry out the prescribed recommendations. For...
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Mental Health Evidence Based Assignment 2

Mental Health Evidence Based Assignment 2 Perform a literature search or your topic.  Identify 7-10 of the most pertinent articles.  All articles should be published within the last 5 years unless they are a sentinel article which has proven to be the gold standard.  Include this information Review the articles in a matrix (example below). Prepare a document describing the search strategy, including which databases, search terms used, search inclusions/exclusions, and articles yielded.  Identify 7-10 of the most pertinent articles and describe why these articles were retained.  The document should be double spaced, times new roman, 12 point font, and include accurate APA intext citations with a reference page (do not need to include a cover page, header or the information from Assignment 1). Headings should include Literature Search and Evidence Synthesis....
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A sixty-year-old baker presents to your clinic, complaining of increasing shortness of breath and nonproductive cough over the last month

A sixty-year-old baker presents to your clinic, complaining of increasing shortness of breath and nonproductive cough over the last month. She feels like she can't do as much activity as she used to do without becoming tired. She even has to sleep upright in her recliner at night to be able to breathe comfortably. She denies any chest pain, nausea, or sweating. Her past medical history is significant for high blood pressure and coronary artery disease. She had a hysterectomy in her 40s for heavy vaginal bleeding. She is married and is retiring from the local bakery soon. She denies any tobacco, alcohol, or drug use. Her mother died of a stroke, and her father died from prostate cancer. She denies any recent upper respiratory illness, and she has had no other symptoms. On examination, she is in no acute distress. Her blood pressure is 160/100, and her pulse is 100. She is afebrile, and her respiratory rate is 16....
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 Mr. Smith, who has diabetes and hypertension is a patient on a medical surgical unit status post hip surgery. The computer systems in the hospital are down.

Mr. Smith, who has diabetes and hypertension is a patient on a medical surgical unit status post hip surgery. The computer systems in the hospital are down. Nurse Jones, who was covering for a colleague, took a verbal phone order to administer Humalog Insulin to Mr. Smith. Because of a poor telephone connection, Nurse Jones heard the order from the prescribing physician as 20 units of Humalog Insulin instead of 10 units of Humalog Insulin.  The bar coding system was also not working so Nurse Jones could not check the order in the system. Nurse Jones administered the Humalog Insulin, and Mr. Smith’s blood sugar dropped precipitously and he passed out. The Nurse Manager disciplined Nurse Jones and told her she might be fired. Using a systems theory, examine the case and propose solutions that would prevent a similar error from happening in the future.  Remember that a systems framework moves from a punitive model where individuals are viewed as at...
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Part 1: Health Care Policy

Part 1: Health Care Policy 1. Describe the key concepts underlying community activism: a. Social justice b. Community c. Consciousness-raising d. Critical reflection e. Praxis f. Empowerment b.give examples of how each of these concepts applies to a specific context. 2. Examine how Advanced Practice Nurses can engage in community activism to limit further negative health impacts from Big Tobacco in their respective health communities. Attached below is an additional resource, an article, that details various ways by which nursing professionals can engage in community activism. Patient Advocacy in the Community and Legislative Arena: http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol-17-2012/No1-Jan-2012/Advocacy-in-Community-and-Legislative-Arena.html?css=print Part 2: Nursing Research 1. What type of analysis you are conducting in your research studies? (Inferential data analysis) 2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of both inferential analysis and qualitative analysis? Part 3: Nursing Theory The Community Nursing Practice Model and  Rozzano Locsin's Technological Competency as Caring in Nursing Topic:  Support capacity building focused on client strengths and client participation 1. How do you see using both of these theories in today's nursing environment?...
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Discuss appropriate referrals and consultations for the adult-geriatric patient experiencing acute or chronic immobility. 

Discuss appropriate referrals and consultations for the adult-geriatric patient experiencing acute or chronic immobility. Differentiate the requirements for acute rehabilitation, skilled care (transitional care), long-term care, and hospice patients who are preparing for discharge from the acute care setting and may require bridge therapy to increase strength, balance, and conditioning prior to transitioning to a safe independent living environment. Discuss general admission criteria, including number of modalities of therapy, number of hours of therapy per day in which the patient must participate, and any restrictions such as renal dialysis. Identify at least one restorative level of care that an acute care adult-geriatric patient can be transferred to as a bridge to independent living and briefly describe the criteria for admission (e.g., number of hours of therapy and number of different modalities of therapy--speech, PT, OT, skilled nursing) within skilled or transitional care, home health, acute rehabilitation, long-term acute care, hospice, or other. Part 2 Discuss important risk factors, etiology, presentation, assessment, diagnosis, and...
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 As a health care leader, you may find yourself at times in conflict with your colleagues, as well as all levels of interprofessional teams

As a health care leader, you may find yourself at times in conflict with your colleagues, as well as all levels of interprofessional teams. According to the textbook, it is essential for health care leaders to be proactive and communicate expectations clearly. What can you put into place proactively to diminish conflict and increase communication? How does this help the interprofessional team focus on providing excellent performance?...
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Describe the health care setting and summarize the various individuals or teams typically working together in that setting.

Describe the health care setting and summarize the various individuals or teams typically working together in that setting. Discuss what types of issues may occur and how these affect dynamics within the setting for health care workers and for patients and their families. Discuss attributes of a healthy culture that help individuals or groups perform as a team. Describe qualities of effective communication. Discuss how communication styles can be applied to facilitate productive communication. Chapter 8 of your textbook discusses the dynamics of successful interprofessional health care teams. What is a boundary-spanning activity you could incorporate as a leader that would support a collaborative culture and enhance communication? Consider the interprofessional team you would be working with. Explain how employee satisfaction impacts patient care. Describe qualities of professional communication that contribute to acceptable interactions with patients, their families, and other health care professionals. Explain what your role is as a health care leader in helping to facilitate collaboration and...
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