Examine roles and competencies of advanced practice nurses essential to performing as leaders and advocates of holistic, safe, and quality care.

Purpose The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student with an opportunity to explore the nurse practitioner (NP) practice requirements in his/her state of practice, NP competencies and leadership skills to develop a plan to support professional development. Activity Learning Outcomes Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to: 1. Examine roles and competencies of advanced practice nurses ...
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A 61-year-old Black male with a history of hypertension presents to your clinic for complaints of headaches and blurred vision x 4 days. He denies any weakness, numbness, chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, or recent, illicit drug use.

A 61-year-old Black male with a history of hypertension presents to your clinic for complaints of headaches and blurred vision x 4 days. He denies any weakness, numbness, chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, or recent, illicit drug use. He states he has been compliant with his medications (hydrochlorothiazide and metoprolol), and he took his meds this morning. His V/S ...
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Ethical Decision making in Psychiatry.

Ethical Decision making in Psychiatry. Using the following readings please discuss the following prompts: 1. Digital Psychiatry: Risks and Opportunities for Public Health and Well-Being https://philpapers.org/archive/BURDPE.pdf 2. Artificial Intelligence for Mental Health and Mental Illnesses: An Overview https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7274446/  3 Ethical Issues in Online Psychotherapy: A Narrative Review https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00993/full Questions: 1. What is the risk of using digital psychiatry on patients' autonomy? 2. Does ...
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Describe physical, cognitive, and psychosocial changes related to mental illness.

Learning Objectives At the end of this activity students will be able to: 1. Apply observation and assessment skills essential to mental health nursing. 2. Describe physical, cognitive, and psychosocial changes related to mental illness. 3. Identify risk factors related to mental illness, treatment and rehabilitation. 4. Perform a mental status examination on patients with mental illness. Activity Instructions 1 ...
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of the more prevalent nosocomial infections in healthcare facilities today.

Directions: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of the more prevalent nosocomial infections in healthcare facilities today. Any patient with a compromised immune system or open wound is susceptible to contracting MRSA from medical staff or given family members. Although MRSA is commonly connected to health care facilities, MRSA can be found anywhere. For your initial post, discuss anything from other sources on the topic you found ...
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First, select a topic of moral controversy, debate, disagreement, and dispute, Examples of such topics are euthanasia, the death penalty, abortion, cloning, etc.

Instructions This assignment is the first step in a three part project. You only need to focus on part one at this point. Each step will build on earlier steps. However, it is not a matter of providing a rough draft of all or even part of the entire project here in week three. That is, further steps might require ...
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