You are the nurse looking after Kyle, a 2 year old male admitted to the
Paediatric ward with whopping cough. He currently has symptoms of
rhinorrhea (runny nose), red, bloodshot eyes, a temperature of 37.9 degrees
Celsius and a paroxysmal cough (repetitive, forceful coughs). Kyle
appears lethargic and apathetic.
Instructions: Structure your assignment so that it meets the following
requirements: You may use headings.
- Introduction. (approx 250 words). Serves as a “map” of the essay,
outlining to the reader the key points contained in the body of the work.
- Discussion of Activities of Living (AoL’s) related to the Case Study –
Breathing and Controlling Body Temperature (approx. 600 words)
Discuss how the AoL’s of breathing and controlling body temperature have
been altered for Kyle. Your answer must include the following:
- An overview of how the two AoL’s may be affected
- How you would assess Kyle in relation to the the two identified
- How you would initially prioritise Kyle’s care needs and then treat
- Nursing Care Plan. (approx 400 words). Using the Nursing Care Plan
provided identify one issue related to either breathing or controlling body
temperature that has arisen from the case study. From this issue students
are required to formulate a plan/goal for improving this issue, identify
strategies for meeting the plan/goal and then discuss what evaluative
measures will be taken to determine if the plan/ goal was met.
- Conclusion (approx 250 words, start a new paragraph). Summarise the
key points expressed in the body of the work, as well as the key learning
from your research.
Nursing Theorist Martha Rogers and her Theory of Human being
Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements
Provide a general discussion of your personal philosophy of nursing (e.g., its
purpose, relevance and/or importance) and the purpose of the paper. Content
must be paraphrased. Never copy/paste from a source even if you give credit.
1.Thoroughly describe each major concept in the metaparadigm (i.e., nursing,
person, environment, and health) as they are incorporated within your own
- Identify and explain what professional values, characteristics, or qualities are
reflected in the personal philosophy
3.Provide a brief and concise, clinical example of how each concept in the
personal philosophy is demonstrated within your own nursing practice, i.e., how
do you incorporate your beliefs about nursing, health, environment and person
into your nursing practice on a routine basis? For example, if you believe the
person is composed of body/mind/spirit, describe the exact ways you apply that
belief in your care.
1.Briefly and concisely describe the major focus of the theory and its concepts
2.Thoroughly describe each major metaparadigm concept (i.e., nursing, person,
environment, and health) as they are incorporated within the theory.
Content must be paraphrased. Never copy/paste from a source even if you give
Similarities and Impact
1.Compare the discussion of each concept in the metaparadigm between the
personal philosophy and the theory. Identify and describe at least one
similarity for each of the four metapardigm concepts between your philosophy and that of the theorist.
2.Explain the impact of the similarities on professional nursing practice.
Logical closure to the full scope of ideas presented by reemphasizing the main
points of the paper and/or providing suggestions. Content must be paraphrased
Never copy/paste from a source even if you give credit. This should not be an
editorial commentary on nursing but rather a summation of the main points of