Pathophysiology, nursing role transition, philosophy, evolution,

  

Parts  6 and 7  have the same questions. However, you must answer with references and different writing, always addressing them objectively, as if you were different students. Similar responses in wording or references will not be accepted.

APA format

1) Minimum 14 pages  (No word count per page)- Follow the 3 x 3 rule: minimum of three paragraphs per page

You must strictly comply with the number of paragraphs requested per page.

           Part 1: minimum  1 page

           Part 2: minimum  1 page and one paragraph

           Part 3: minimum  1 page and two paragraphs

           Part 4: minimum  4 pages (72 hours)

           Part 5: minimum  1 page 

           Part 6: minimum  1 page 

           Part 7: minimum  1 page 

           Part 8: minimum  1 page 

           Part 9: minimum  1 page

           Part 10: minimum  1 page  

           Part 11: minimum  2 pages (48 hours)

Submit 1 document per part

2)¨******APA norms

         All paragraphs must be narrative and cited in the text- each paragraph

         The writing must be coherent, using connectors or conjunctive to extend, add information, or contrast information. 

         Bulleted responses are not accepted

         Don’t write in the first person 

         Don’t copy and paste the questions.

         Answer the question objectively, do not make introductions to your answers, answer it when you start the paragraph

Submit 1 document per part

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4) Minimum 3 references (APA format) per part not older than 5 years  (Journals, books) (No websites)

Part 4:   Minimum 6 references (APA format) per part not older than 5 years  (Journals, books) (No websites) 

Part 11:   Minimum 4 references (APA format) per part not older than 5 years  (Journals, books) (No websites) 

All references must be consistent with the topic-purpose-focus of the parts. Different references are not allowed.

5) Identify your answer with the numbers, according to the question. Start your answer on the same line, not the next

Example:

Q 1. Nursing is XXXXX

Q 2. Health is XXXX

6) You must name the files according to the part you are answering: 

Example:

Part 1.doc 

Part 2.doc

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Part 1: Pathophysiology

 

Pulmonary Function:
D.R. is a 27-year-old man, who presents to the nurse practitioner at the Family Care Clinic complaining of increasing SOB, wheezing, fatigue, cough, stuffy nose, watery eyes, and postnasal drainage—all of which began four days ago. Three days ago, he began monitoring his peak flow rates several times a day. His peak flow rates have ranged from 65-70% of his regular baseline with nighttime symptoms for 3 nights on the last week and often have been at the lower limit of that range in the morning. Three days ago, he also began to self-treat with frequent albuterol nebulizer therapy. He reports that usually his albuterol inhaler provides him with relief from his asthma symptoms, but this is no longer enough treatment for this asthmatic episode.

Case Study Questions

According to the case study information

1. Hhow would you classify the severity of D.R. asthma attack? (One paragraph)

2. Name the most common triggers for asthma in any given patients (One paragraph)

a. Specify in your answer which ones you consider applied to D.R. on the case study.

Based on your knowledge and your research

3. Explain the factors that might be the etiology of D.R. being an asthmatic patient (One paragraph)

Part 2: Pathophysiology

 

Answer the questions in a single paragraph. Make sure the number of words is similar.

Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Homeostasis:

Ms. Brown is a 70-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus who has been too ill to get out of bed for 2 days. She has had a severe cough and has been unable to eat or drink during this time. On admission, her laboratory values show the following:

  • Serum glucose 412 mg/dL
  • Serum sodium (Na+) 156 mEq/L
  • Serum potassium (K+) 5.6 mEq/L
  • Serum chloride (Cl–) 115 mEq/L
  • Arterial blood gases (ABGs): pH 7.30; PaCO2 32 mmHg; PaO2 70 mmHg; HCO3– 20 mEq/L

Case Study Questions

Based on Ms. Brown admission’s laboratory values

One paragraph

1. Could you determine what type of water and electrolyte imbalance does she has? explain

Based on your readings and your research

2. Define and describe Anion Gaps and its clinical significance.

One paragraph

3. Describe the signs and symptoms to the different types of water imbalance 

a. Describe clinical manifestation she might exhibit with the potassium level she has.

One paragraph

4. Which would be the most appropriate treatment for Ms. Brown and why?

One paragraph

5. What the ABGs from Ms. Brown indicate regarding her acid-base imbalance?

 

Part 3: Nursing Role Transition (Write in the first person)

 Role: Nurse

Unit: Dialysis

Include the role and unit of care in the answers to the questions

1. What makes a team effective in terms of achieving expected outcomes for the patients?  (One paragraph) 

2. What makes a team ineffective in terms of achieving expected outcomes for the patients?  (One paragraph) 

3. What is your input on your teamwork being effective? (One paragraph) 

4. Do your teamwork effective? why? (One paragraph) 

5. How can the nurses avoid being a part ineffective in the teamwork (One paragraph) 

Part 4: Nursing Role Transition (72 hours)

Role: ANP-certified registered nurse anesthetists

1. Abstract (One paragraph)

2. Introduction (One paragraph)

3. Describe the role (Two paragraphs)

4. Why are you becoming a Nurse Practitioner? (Write in the first person-– Two paragraphs)

Find one research article, expert opinion about the Nurse Practitioner role 

5. Summarize the article. (Two paragraphs)

6. What does the Institute Of Medicine (IOM) say about the need of Nurse Practitioners?  (One paragraph)

7. Describe the effects that you will have as an advanced practice nurse in terms of healthcare industry and patient outcomes. (Write in the first person-Two paragraphs)

8. Conclusion (One paragraph)

Part 5:  Philosophy/Critical Thinking

Answer the questions in a single paragraph. Make sure the number of words is similar.

According to the movie, Wit

One paragraph

1. Describe the involvement of nurse Susy with the main character of the movie.

2. Compare what could you have done differently? Write in the first person

One paragraph

3. Discuss the family dynamic and how this affects the main character.

4. Discuss the nurse’s action and how this impacts the relationship with the patient

One paragraph- Writ in the first person

5. In your opinion, do you think that the nurses working with the patient posse a strong work ethic? Give examples.  Write in the first person- 

Parts  6 and 7  have the same questions. However, you must answer with references and different writing, always addressing them objectively, as if you were different students. Similar responses in wording or references will not be accepted.

Part 6: Evolution, Taxonomy, and Phylogeny

Watch the following videos on evolution, taxonomy and phylogeny and understand how they are related to one another. Then, read the following scientific article by Donley et al. (2004) (see part 6 and 7 File) and answer 

The pap3r discusses similarities between lamnid sharks and tunas. Lamnids, sharks belonging to the family Lamnidae such as Carcharodon carcharias and Isurus oxyrinchus

1. All have which taxonomic groupings in common?

2. Explain the concept of convergent evolution as discussed in the article. 

a. Provide a correctly cited example of one other pap3r that discusses convergent evolution between these taxonomic groups. 

Scientific literature often involves approaching complicated topics with terms or concepts you have never encountered before. 

3. Provide an example of something the article you found interesting but were unfamiliar with prior to reading. 

a. Discuss ways you find it helpful to approach these complex subjects when reading a pap3r.

Part 7: Evolution, Taxonomy, and Phylogeny

Watch the following videos on evolution, taxonomy and phylogeny and understand how they are related to one another. Then, read the following scientific article by Donley et al. (2004) (see part 6 and 7 File) and answer 

The pap3r discusses similarities between lamnid sharks and tunas. Lamnids, sharks belonging to the family Lamnidae such as Carcharodon carcharias and Isurus oxyrinchus

1. All have which taxonomic groupings in common?

2. Explain the concept of convergent evolution as discussed in the article. 

a. Provide a correctly cited example of one other pap3r that discusses convergent evolution between these taxonomic groups. 

Scientific literature often involves approaching complicated topics with terms or concepts you have never encountered before. 

3. Provide an example of something the article you found interesting but were unfamiliar with prior to reading. 

a. Discuss ways you find it helpful to approach these complex subjects when reading a pap3r.

 

Part 8: Nursing leadership

1. Explain why leaders are made and are not born (Three paragraphs)

 

Part 9: Nursing Leadership

1. Define what is meant by strength-based leadership in nursing (One paragraph)

2. Give one profound/complete example of strength-based leadership in nursing (One paragraph)

3. What characteristics have the nurses capable of demonstrating strength-based leadership (One paragraph)

Part 10: Nursing Leadershipwrite in the first person

Role: Nurse

Position to advocate: Patient

Situation: A head nurse who appeared to be intoxicated with alcohol physically abused an elderly woman while she was showering her. The nurse became aware of the behavior of the head nurse.

Nursing should be an advocate for themself, their client, and their profession. 

1. Describe the situation daily

2. Describe your position

3. How did you deal with the situation as a leader nurse?

Part 11: Nursing philosophy (Write in the first person)

1. Introduction (One paragraph)

2. What is your idea of what a nurse should be? (One paragraph)

3. Why do you want to be a nurse? (One paragraph)

4. How do you identify with the feelings of others? (One paragraph)

5. How do you plan to handle conflict amongst your patient and their family members? (One paragraph)

6. Do you enjoy and find fulfillment in serving others? (One paragraph)

Role: Nurse