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explain how the experience connected your classroom studies to the real-world clinical setting

Reflect on a pediatric patient who presented with an eye, ear, nose, or throat disorder during your Practicum experience. Describe your experience in assessing and managing the patient and his or her family. Include details of your “aha” moment in identifying the patient’s disorder. Then, explain how the experience connected your classroom studies to the […]

Discuss gender roles, stereotypes, myths, and/or controls in society that existed then and you see exist today

We have all heard about the girl who wants to join the wrestling team and the boy who wants an Easy Bake Oven. Think about some of your earliest experiences with gender. Consider at school, extracurricular activities, your parents, your friends, etc. Discuss gender roles, stereotypes, myths, and/or controls in society that existed then and […]

What critical thinking strategies do you use to improve your clinical competence and thus move from novice to expert?

This week’s Learning Resources explore skill development and levels of knowledge acquisition based on clinical experience. For example, Benner suggests that as a nurse gains more experience, knowledge and skill level increases. Nurses move from novices—making decisions based on rules—to experts who are able to see connections between actions and outcomes using critical thinking. This […]

Examine the pathophysiological factors that influence the incidence and manifestations of acute, episodic, and chronic diseases in populations across the lifespan

MN551-3: Examine the pathophysiological factors that influence the incidence and manifestations of acute, episodic, and chronic diseases in populations across the lifespan. Topic: Educational Brochure Design a trifold educational brochure, that will be used to educate the community, about one of the following topics: •hypertension •hypercholesterolemia •heart failure •artherosclerosis •pathophysiological factors that influence the incidence […]

How should the nurse proceed with the health interview?

Emily, a 3-year-old toddler, presents to the pediatrician’s office for her yearly physical. Her mother and 6-month-old brother accompany her. Emily’s brother was seen first for immunizations and a checkup, and now it is Emily’s turn for an exam and immunization check. The nurse notes that Emily’s immunizations are up-to-date (she received the pneumonia vaccine […]

Explain why you want to be a nurse

Explain why you want to be a nurse, how nursing will change your life, and what contribution you plan to make to the nursing profession. Identify the support system that will assist you through nursing school. Identify the support system that will need to temporarily give up as you attend school. Identify study techniques that […]

Describe the differences in the leading causes of mortality in the United States and in a developing country of your choice

Write an essay in which you do the following: Define and differentiate between morbidity and mortality rates of a population. Why are these rates important? Please explain your response and give an example of each. Describe the differences in the leading causes of mortality in the United States and in a developing country of your […]

Explain strategies for educating parents on their child’s disorder and reducing any concerns/fears presented in the case study

In clinical settings, eye, ear, nose, and throat (EENT) disorders account for the majority of pediatric visits. With the prevalence of these disorders, you must be familiar with their signs and symptoms as well as evidence-based practices for assessment and treatment. Although many pediatric patients present with common EENT disorders such as ear infections, allergies, […]

Identify a change needed in your community in health care policy and discuss how you could impart change during your career as an NP

During NP clinical practicum experiences, we identify, as nurses, many health care issues that need to be addressed at the local, state(texas), or national level. Addressing the need for change in health care policy is now an intricate part of your role(NP) as a social change agent. For this Discussion, you will identify a change […]