Listen Which of the following neurodegenerative diseases results from a lack of the neurotransmitter dopamine and the associated occurrence of tremors?

Listen Which of the following neurodegenerative diseases results from a lack of the neurotransmitter dopamine and the associated occurrence of tremors? a) Parkinson’s disease b) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis c) Alzheimer’s disease d) Multiple Sclerosis e) Encephalitis

Categories for healthcare improvement

Thirteen broad categories for  healthcare improvement and their associated potential health measures have been identified. In your thread, choose measures from three different categories. For each measure write a policy level objective you would like to see enacted to foster improvement in your community for that measure. When setting your three objectives, remember to state exactly what is to be achieved. What is expected to change, by how much, and by when?

Outpatient Care Clinic’s Primary Care

I interviewed the nurse manager of a Jacksonville Outpatient Care Clinic’s Primary Care Department. She manages the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT). The PACT teams are designated Red Team or Blue Team. The purpose of PACT is to achieve continuity with providers and nursing staff with the goal to improve access to care. It is team-based care that provides for the veteran’s healthcare needs and coordinates care with other specialties.

The manager oversees the primary care clinics and her responsibilities include scheduling of staff, addressing problems in the clinic as they arise. Responding to physician or veteran issues, maintaining the efficient running of the clinics. She allowed me to shadow her for a day at her clinic. I was able to observe her routine and ask interview questions throughout the day. The questions asked of the manager are below:

 

  • Please describe the nursing and inter-professional teams that operate in the PACT teams.

There are internal medicine physicians, 1 registered nurse, 4 licensed practical nurses, social workers, pharmacist, and dietician,

 

  • Can you provide an example of a nursing practice that has been changed in the last year based on current best evidence?

 

  • Please identify the impact of change within your organization and your role as leader/manager in this change process

 

  • Please identify strategies used for fiscal and human resources that contribute to the organization’s ability to deliver quality cost-effective patient-centered care

 

  • What do you consider your biggest challenge as a leader/manager?

 

  • What do you love most about your job?

 

  • Why did you choose this job?

 

  • What other kinds of nursing/other job did you ever do?

 

  • How would you describe your company’s culture?

 

  • How would you describe your role in admission and staffing decisions?

 

  • What is your leadership style?

Anticoagulant in dental care

Dental hygiene and care is necessary for any person.  Explain what considerations need to be made for a patient who is on anticoagulant and he needs to complete his dental care plan?

shock of Static electricity

Lately you have been getting a shock of static electricity every time you touch a door handle.  Now, you hesitate before you approach a door handle.  Analyze the situation in terms of Classical Conditioning.

  Meaning, identify the Unconditioned Stimulus, Unconditioned Response. Identify the Conditioned Stimulus and the Conditioned Response

Therapy for Human immunodeficiency virus

Z.K. will begin therapy for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. What drugs may be prescribed and why?

  • What would you teach the patient about these drugs and what would be some adverse effects for these drugs?

Scenario #4

Eric is admitted for acute confusion and has a history of alcohol abuse. Lactulose is listed on the patient’s MAR. However, Eric is having regular bowel movements. As a nurse, you ask yourself, “Why is lactulose ordered for this patient?”

  • How would you address this concern?
  • What will you assess for? Explain your answer.

Scenario #5

Lynn takes sucralfate for gastric ulcers. She states that she takes her medication with food; however, she still experiences severe abdominal pain after her meals.

  • What is causing her abdominal pain?
  • How could this issue be resolved?

What are the types & functions of neurons that make up the nervous system?  

What are the types & functions of neurons that make up the nervous system?  What is the Blood-CSF barrier and why is it needed?  What new function was found for the cerebellum?

Interviews review: Allwood & Berry (2006)

Select three of the interviews conducted by Allwood & Berry (2006) on indigenous psychology that you found most interesting and discuss each in terms of the four questions posed by the authors. Discuss the strengths and limitations of Allwood & Berry’s (2006) work.

Maternal and nursing practice

Why is it important to study the sociocultural differences and implications for diversity in maternal and nursing practice? Explain and give examples where necessary.(Cite references)

Stress management

Include a formatted in-text citation and corresponding reference from a recent (within last 5 years), professional journal or website . (Failure to include BOTH an in-text citation and a corresponding reference will result in a significant point deduction. Please contact your coach if you have any questions about this before submitting your post to the discussion board this week.) You do not need an in-text citation/reference for both questions, but the first question does require an in-text citation and reference.

  1. What are some of the benefits of Stress Management? What are some of the obstacles to performing Stress Management strategies? (in-text citation and reference required)
  2. What are some techniques that you have successfully utilized to manage your own stress? How often do you use these techniques? Describe some of the benefits you have experienced.