CVD is the leading cause of death in the United States, and puts a huge economic burden on our society. CVD is also a leading cause of death globally and is an increasing threat in the developing world. Using approximately 300 words and APA 7th Edition Citations and References as appropriate, answer the following:Describe the condition ( PICK ONE: CVD,CANCER, OR DIABETES)What are some common complaints people suffering with it have. the individual’s complaints and what type of medical treatment can be used to treat itWhat are modifiable risk factors for CVD and diabetes?What are non-modifiable risk factors for CVD and diabetes?
This weeks response is a bit different the instructor wants us to:
Respond on or before Day 6 to at leastone of your colleagues who selected a different patient than you, using one or more of the following approaches:
- Suggest additional socioeconomic, spiritual, lifestyle, and other cultural factors related to the patient.
- Critique your colleague’s targeted questions, and explain how the patient might interpret these questions. Explain whether any of the questions would apply to your patient, and why.
*******APA Format, 2 paragraphs, 3 references, just be sure to answer the instructors questions above.
My classmates response that I need to reply to is below:
My classmates response was:
- Case #3: 23-year-old Native American male comes in to see you because he has been having anxiety and wants something to help him. He has been smoking “pot” and says he drinks to help him too. He tells you he is afraid that he will not get into Heaven if he continues in this lifestyle.
One’s cultural and spiritual beliefs may have a profound effect on their perception of health care and illness or disease (Ball & et al, 2015). As an advanced practice nurse, it is important to understand how these aspects affect each patient and not to make assumptions based on the patients race or how they appear (Ball & et al, 2015). Conducting a thorough interview to build a health history and asking targeted questions about the patient’s beliefs and ideas can help the practitioner to prescribe treatment and health teaching that the individual patient is open and accepting which can aid in better compliance and outcomes for the patient (Ball & et al, 2015). The following paragraphs will discuss the spiritual, cultural and lifestyle factors that may be influencing the 23-year-old Native American male described in case number 3, as well as discussing five targeted questions that will aid in acquiring needed information on his perceptions of health and illness.
Spiritual, Cultural and Lifestyle Factors
Ball & et al states that to provide culturally competent care advanced practice nurses must be sensitive to patient’s “heritage, sexual orientation, socioeconomic situation, ethnicity, and cultural background” (2015). Native American cultural factors significantly influence the perspectives of traditional health care. Establishing a basic understanding, showing respect for, and demonstrating sensitivity to the patient beliefs can aid in fostering a trusting and therapeutic relationship (Sanchez, Plawecki & Plawecki, 1995).
Many Native American’s are very close with their family and community, and often have strong community support. They often have very strong spiritual beliefs and close ties to local area churches. Their spiritual beliefs greatly impact their perception of health care practices and are often untrusting and closed off to outside groups or organizations. Native Americans view their body and soul as one; being synonymous with nature and the harmony of the body and soul. (Cultural Competency: Serving American Indian Patients, n.d). Satter & et al, states that asking questions about their tribal heritage is an important aspect of the interview process and helps to show respect for their heritage and interest in their person and culture (2005). Many tribal names may sound or be spelled very similar and it is okay to ask for clarification as it shows that one is interested, and a learner which can be helpful for further questions and in building a relationship (Satter & et al, 2005).
- Do you utilize any cultural medicinal practices when you are sick? (Native Americans often have strong spiritual beliefs and may participate in tribal medicine, which they may not mention unless directly asked (Cultural Competency: Serving American Indian Patients, n.d).
- What do you call your problem? (Asking will help to get a better understanding of his perceptions of illness, (Ball & et al, 2015).
- Do you see anyone else for your problem? (He may utilize a tribal healer or other traditional medicine (Ball & et al, 2015).
- Why did you come to me for treatment? (This will divulge more information as to what his expectations for the visit are and can help to establish treatment goals (Ball & et al, 2015).
- What worries you the most about your illness? (Provides information on his perception of his illness or health (Ball & et al, 2015).
Ball, J. W., Dains, J. E., Flynn, J. A., Solomon, B. S., & Stewart, R. W. (2015). Seidel’s guide to physical examination (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.
Cultural Competency: Serving American Indian Patients. (n.d.). Retrieved from: http://whb.ncpublichealth.com/Manuals/CulturalComp…
Sanchez, T. R., Plawecki, J. A., & Plawecki, H. M. (1996). The Delivery of Culturally Sensitive Health Care to Native Americans. Journal of Holistic Nursing,14(4), 295-307. doi:10.1177/089801019601400403
Satter, D. E., Veiga-Ermert, A., Burhansstipanov, L., Pena, L., & Restivo, T. (2005). Communicating respectfully with American Indian and Alaska natives: lessons from the California Health Interview Survey. Journal Of Cancer Education: The Official Journal Of The American Association For Cancer Education, 20(1), 49-51. Retrieved from: Walden University Library.
Choose two issues or challenges that the leaders of today’s health care organizations face. Select from among the following topics:
- Staff Shortage (Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health Providers, Ancillary Services)
- Reorganization in Response to Merger or Consolidation of Services
- Layoffs as a Result of Declining Revenues
- Influx of Registry, Part-Time, and Temporary Contract Staff
- Poor Performance Outcomes Leading to a Reduction in Medicare Reimbursement Dollars
- Poor Job Satisfaction Rates Resulting in Turnover
You are the manager of an ancillary service department at a large, 500+ bed hospital. Develop a proposal (750-1,200 words) that is directed toward your staff, in which you address the following:
- Inform the staff of the two issues (from the topics provided) your organization is facing.
- Describe the impact of these issues on your department.
- Describe how improved communication, collaboration, and teamwork can improve conditions in your department.
- Identify at least two examples from the required or recommended readings of techniques found to foster inclusion and improve communication and collaboration.
- A minimum of three academic references from credible sources are required for this assignment.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines. An abstract is not required.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
In 500 words or less, does science education inherently change if religion is also taught in the same school? Please make sure you cite your sources and respond in few Sentences to four different peers.
Science education should not change if religion is also taught in the same school. Religion should be taught as part of history. It is part of history. The religious wars and the way that religion has changed and shaped the world should be taught. It happened and it is happening. In order to avoid more religious wars, we need to teach our children about other religions so that they can understand them and not hate them. We can “resist religious intolerance and bigotry and instead learn about the religious other (Rosenblith).”
“The Constitution ensures that every student who receives public schooling has the opportunity to express his or her sincerely held belief, or to be free from the unwelcome pressure to believe at all (Center for Public Education).” That means that they can share their religion with others without fear of prosecution. History class is not forcing anybody to worship Genghis Khan or Jesus it is simple telling us they existed and you should be educated about it. Kids should learn about the crusades and the Salem witch trials because they were real things that happened. They aren’t myths. Teachers can acknowledge that people use aloe vera on sunburns that doesn’t mean that the teacher is pushing wicca on her students. How can we expect our students to form an opinion if we do not give them all the information?
“Giving students the tools to better understand the complex and powerful roles that religions play in human experience has the potential to help mitigate bigotry based on misrepresentation, while simultaneously enhancing empathy and understanding across differences of all kinds. In our current climate of extreme partisanship (a climate that today’s students experience as “normal”), we need all the empathy and understanding we can muster (Moore).” How can a child love his neighbor when he doesn’t know what his neighbor believes in? There is so much misinformation on the internet about religions that they are growing up hating Islam and misunderstanding Buddhism. Pentacles are not a sign of the devil but I still get dirty look when I where one on my Supernatural backpack. It’s ignorance and our education system could help fix it.
According to a survey in 2006 by the Pew Research Center, 69% of Americans agree with the notion that they ‘have gone too far in trying to keep religion out of the schools and the government (Pew Research Center).” Prayer and worship are not necessary to put religious studies back into school. Teach it as part of a history class and it’ll be acceptable and break no rules or laws.
First, I think that science education inherently would not change if religion is also taught in the same school. According to Suzanne Rosenblith, the relationship between religion and public education has been fraught with misunderstanding, confusion, tension, and hostility. The main reason may be that religion evokes a strong sense of exclusivity, so the inclusion of religious education in public schools is likely to help students to understand religion more fully, rather than just through media or personal one-sided reports. In fact, teaching religion and teaching about religion are two totally different terms. Teaching religion refer to the religious practice and which should be prohibited in public schools. However, Religion can be raised as part of a secular education program. The “teaching about Religion” course should be added to teach students the role of religion in the history, culture, literature and social development of the countries. These plans should instill understanding, tolerance and respect for pluralistic societies. When discussing religion in this context, religion must be discussed in a neutral, objective, balanced and factual manner.
There are some advantages if religion is also taught in school. From our lecture reading, providing students the tools to better understand the complex and powerful role that religion plays in human experience may help mitigate misinformation-based prejudice while increasing sympathy and understanding of differences. In addition, teaching about religion in school is also associated with the political and human rights issues. From the record of Center for Public Education, these types of cases have been around for decades, but as the United States has become increasingly polarized along religious lines, disputes and subsequent lawsuits over religion in the schools have drawn widespread attention on a local, state, and national level. Therefore, allowing religion to be taught in school would not change science education inherently, but insure that every student who receives a public school education has the opportunity to express his or her sincere beliefs or to get rid of unwelcome stress.
I think science education would not necessarily change a whole lot if religion was taught in the same school. I think the smart thing to do as this topic continues throughout school education would be to teach both. The school program should allow a student to make their own decisions based on if they believe in science or religion. However, I think if science and religion were taught in the same school, there would be complaints from the parents of the students. At this point, where we are in society, there is no chance that science and religion will be taught in the same school. After doing some research, I read a study by Pew Research Center, 69% of Americans agree with the notion that they ‘have gone too far in trying to keep religion out of the schools and the government.” In my opinion, they are not teaching it because of my previous statement. Parents will protest, and the schools won’t like that.
On another point, I think both subjects should be taught throughout the school education system. Tons of religious history is exciting, and people should learn about it. This way, students will choose their path, and no one will make their decisions for themselves. This is just like the pledge of allegiance being taken out of all schools. This world we live in is changing in front of our eyes. All of this is a domino effect, one thing after another falls.
Science will not change if religion is taught. They will teach both subjects if they want this idea even close to being liked by the people of America. The Oxford says, “The relationship between religion and public education has been fraught with misunderstanding, confusion, tension, and hostility.” That is precisely why I would teach both categories and allow the students to choose what they would like to learn. This way, no parents can complain to the school board because the school will say that this was your child’s decision. So, to answer this discussion board, I do not think science would change if religion were also taught in the same school.
Yes, I do believe science education inherently changes if religion is also taught in the same school because schools that also teach religion can teach creation science or intelligent design which is disputing evolution and natural selection. Also, I don’t think religion should be taught in school unless it is an elective class such as religious study, but it should not be mandatory because it can be viewed as forcing ideas about religion on students who could all have very different beliefs. In the article by the National Science Teachers it states “Science is a method of testing natural explanations for natural objects and events. Phenomena that can be observed or measured are amenable to scientific investigation. Science also is based on the observation that the universe operates according to regularities that can be discovered and understood through scientific investigations.” (National Science, 2013) Science education is only focused on the core ideas in the science world and that is how it should be emphasized in classrooms.
Students are required to submit weekly reflective narratives throughout the course that will culminate in a final, course-long reflective journal due in Topic 10. The narratives help students integrate leadership and inquiry into current practice.This reflection journal also allows students to outline what they have discovered about their professional practice, personal strengths and weaknesses, and additional resources that could be introduced in a given situation to influence optimal outcomes. Each week students should also explain how they met a course competency or course objective(s).In each week’s entry, students should reflect on the personal knowledge and skills gained throughout the course. Journal entries should address one or more of the areas stated below. In the Topic 10 graded submission, each of the areas below should be addressed as part of the summary submission.New practice approachesInterprofessional collaborationHealth care delivery and clinical systemsEthical considerations in health carePractices of culturally sensitive careEnsuring the integrity of human dignity in the care of all patientsPopulation health concernsThe role of technology in improving health care outcomesHealth policyLeadership and economic modelsHealth disparities
The Legal Implications of Acceptance or Refusal of an Assignment
After reviewing the ANA position statement on “Rights of Registered Nurses when Considering a Patient Assignment,” discuss the legal and ethical implications of accepting assignments. When delegating assignments to unlicensed personnel, what considerations need to be considered? What insurance issues come into play? Analyze the legal principle of Respondeat Superior.
Include 3 references
Senior Project Summary
Write a Senior Project Summary paper on the selected topic from Week One. In your paper include the following: The topic I chose is to Analyze the impact of any recent social and/or ethical trends on the health care industry. Discuss at least two issues.
- Title Page
- Anticipated title (this may change for the completed project):
- Your name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Introduction: Provide a description of your selected topic (i.e., health care trend) and a thesis statement. Identify the organization that you have chosen to address, including why the issue of your selected topic is important to the health care administrators in your organization, and to the health care industry in general. This should be about one-third of a page.
- Scope of the Senior Project: This section should summarize the content topics and sub-topics related to the health care trend that will be addressed in the Senior Project.
- Discussion: This section should be a constructive and analytical overview of what was found in the scholarly and professional literature. Make sure to discuss the pros/cons or strengths/weaknesses of the stakeholder group impacted (e.g., patient, provider, third-party payer, administrator, legislator, etc.) as applicable. In developing this section, it is important to demonstrate your understanding of the topic and the interventions and influences. This should be about one page.
- Conclusion: Provide a summary of the main effects of the contemporary health care trend on costs, quality, and access to services as it impacts various stakeholder groups.
- Reference Page
The Senior Project Summary should be two- to- three pages (excluding title and reference pages) in APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
The purpose of the informatics Solution Proposal is to increase knowledge and ability with informatics and technology products for the healthcare workplace setting. You will review the functionality of various products and select one that best meets the needs of a Health care setting.Identify an issue in a health care workplace that could be resolved by implementing an informatics or technology solution. The issue can be an administrative issue or a clinical issue.Draft a 350-word letter or a memo to a nursing administrator informing them of the clinical or administrative problem. Why is it a concern, and a request for permission to propose a solution. Support your letter with at least three peer-reviewed resources .Format the letter according to APA guidelines for formal business correspondence.DO NOT SEND LETTER
You will engage with and interview a nurse leader in person. You should begin thinking about this activity as soon as possible and identify how you will identify and gain access to the interview. You may include photos, graphs, or charts.Choose a nurse leader who holds a leadership nursing position in their organization who have direct reports (they supervise other employees). Examples of this include Director of Nursing, Director, Unit Manager. *You may not be employed in the same facility as your interviewee or shadow during personal work hours* (If special accommodations need to be made, approval by your instructor is required first).Develop an interview guide before conducting the interview. Identify information that you want to know before the interview and plan clarifying questions. You must include at least one question about technology/informatics.Conduct an interview regarding their professional role in the organization, and a current health care issue that is of interest to you (ethics, conflict management, budget, staffing, culture of safety, “just culture”, career advancement, quality improvement, etc.). Identify the name of the organization and use names of all involved (no anonymity).Prepare a written report of the interview.Required questions below. Feel free to add to the list below but these questions must be asked to your interviewee and answered.Please describe the nursing and inter-professional teams that operate in this facility/on this unit.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 processPlease identify strategies used for fiscal and human resources that contribute to the organization’s ability to deliver quality cost-effective patient-centered careWhat 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?
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