GCU NUR645E Full Course Latest 2019 April NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

GCU NUR645E Full Course Latest 2019 April NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators Week 1 Discussion

GCU NUR645E Full Course Latest 2019 April NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 1 Discussion

DQ1 You are an instructor in an undergraduate nursing program. One of your students is
confused about the differences between disease prevention and health promotion.
How would you describe either to him or her? Defend your rationale with
references (APA format).

DQ2 One of
the leading health indicators from the Healthy People website is obesity. How
could you as a health educator include the topic of obesity to a group of
nurses on a pediatric unit? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

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Week 2 Discussion

DQ1 You are
attaining a health history on a patient who does not look you in the eye and
gives short choppy responses. What can you do to achieve a complete,
comprehensive history on this patient? Defend your rationale with references
(APA format).

DQ2 You are
working with a nursing student who is introducing herself to a Native American
patient. The nurse student is trying to make eye contact and puts her hand on
the shoulder of the patient to get his attention. How would you handle this
situation? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 3 Discussion

DQ1 You are
completing a complete health assessment on a patient and you notice that there
are indications that the patient may have been cutting herself. You inquire
about the marks and she states that she fell and scratched her wrist when she
tried to break her fall. How do you handle this information? Defend your
rationale with references (APA format).

DQ2 You are
working with a nursing student from an undergraduate nursing program. She does
not perform an exam of the cranial nerves correctly. You discuss this with her
outside the exam room and she denies that she did the examination incorrectly
and that she got checked off on physical assessment. What do you say to her?
Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

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Week 4 Discussion

DQ1 You are
elected to be on the electronic medical records committee at your hospital. The
hospital currently has charts using a preprinted form. What method of charting
would you recommend the hospital implement and why? Defend your rationale with
references (APA format).

DQ2 You are
working with a nursing student and she states that the nurse she is working
with today told her that she does not have to chart everything because no one
will ever read it anyway. What do you say to her? Defend your rationale with
references (APA format).

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Week 5 Discussion

DQ1 Discuss
how a nurse approaches a focused assessment versus a complete assessment. Are
there differences regarding charting? Defend your rationale with references
(APA format).

DQ2 What
are the differences in the assessment portion of a focused versus a complete
assessment? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

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Week 6 Discussion

DQ1 You are
obtaining a health assessment on a patient and you ask them about their
spiritual needs. The patient states that he does not want to answer any
questions like that because they are private. How would you respond? Defend
your rationale with references (APA format).

DQ2 You are
teaching a course on health assessment and one of the nursing students states,
after you mention performing a spiritual assessment, that he or she does not
believe in God and will not ask anyone about “any of that stuff.” How
do you respond? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

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Week 7 Discussion

DQ1 One of
your coworkers does not understand what the interdisciplinary team means. How
do you explain it to him or her? Defend your rationale with references (APA
format).

DQ2 You are
the educator on a medical/surgical unit and you notice that one of the patients
would benefit from a consult by an occupational physical therapist. The
provider doesn’t think she needs anything like that. He states that she can get
everything she needs from his office. What do you say? Defend your answer with
references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 8 Discussion

DQ1 Your
neighbor has taken an online health risk assessment tool for breast cancer and
tells you that the results show she is at risk for breast cancer. She knows you
are a nurse and wants a referral for a mastectomy. What do you say to her?
Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

DQ2 Your brother-in-law
was told by his provider that he is at risk for cardiovascular disease. He does
not believe it. He said the doctor was a fool and will not change any of his
eating or exercising habits. What would you say to him? Defend your rationale
with references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 2 Assignment

Comprehensive
Health History Taking

Select one
patient (neighbor, family, or friend) and write-up their comprehensive health
history. Include the following variables:

Identifying
data.

Past
medical history.

Health
status, perceived barriers, and support.

Chief
complaint (CC).

History of
present illness (HPI).

Family
and/or social history (PFSH).

Focused
review of systems (ROS).

Identify
age, spiritual values, and cultural variables that were considered and how
these variables influenced your interviews or health history.

In a
1,000-1,250-word essay, summarize effective interview techniques for collecting
a patient’s health history. Include the following:

Address how
to elicit the patient’s interpretation of their health status, their perceived
barriers, and support.

Critique
the effectiveness of several history taking techniques with rationale from the
readings.

Prepare
this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 3 Assignment

Benchmark –
Critique of Last Physical Assessment

Critique your
last physical assessment on the basis of health promotion, health prevention,
and comfort for you as the patient. Write a 750–1,000-word paper that addresses
the following questions:

Did the
provider evaluate lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise?

Did the
provider explain the side effects of your medication?

Was there
an agreement on the plan of care?

What was
the environment like? Welcoming, comfortable, dirty, clean?

Did the
provider answer your questions and perform a complete health history?

Was the physical
assessment complete and correct? (Did the provider listen to your lung sounds
through clothing?)

Did the
provider see you in your street clothes or in a patient gown?

Prepare
this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 4 Assignment

CLC –
Critique a Health Assessment Brochure

This is a
Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment.

Find a
health education brochure or other printed material from the Internet, a
pharmacy, or a provider office. This material must have been written for the
public and should include information about health conditions, causes, and
methods of prevention and or treatment for the condition. Printed material can
be found from well-known organizations such as the American Dietetic
Association, American Heart Association, American Academy of Pediatrics,
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Academy of Family
Practice Physicians, etc.

Critique
the printed health education material and write a letter to the company who
produced the brochure, pointing out issues of accuracy, reading level,
presentation, and how it influences the public.

APA style
is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 5 Assignment

Focused
Assessment

Document a
focused history, physical exam, nursing diagnoses, and nursing process of a
case study from NUR-641E: Advanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nurse
Educators and compare the differences with a complete assessment.

APA style
is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment
to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.

Case Study

A
22-year-old woman reports being “sick with the flu” for the past 8 days. She is
vomiting several times every day, having difficulty keeping liquids or food
down, and has been using more than the recommended dose of antacids in an
attempt to calm the nausea. She has become severely dehydrated. After fainting
at home, she was taken to a local hospital. An arterial blood gas sample was
drawn and then an IV was placed to help rehydrate her. The arterial blood gas
revealed the following:

Test
Result Normal
levels

pH 7.5 7.35 – 7.45

PaCO2 40
mm Hg 35-45
mm Hg

PaO2 95
mm Hg 80-100
mm Hg

SaO2 97% 95-100%

HCO3– 32 meq/liter 22-26 meq/liter

How would you classify the patient’s acid-base disturbance
and explain why?

Given the case study, what are the possible factors causing
this acid-base disturbance? Explain the pathophysiology created by these
factors.

How would the renal and respiratory systems try to compensate
for this acid-base disturbance?

What pharmacologic intervention is commonly used to correct
this acid-base disturbance? Describe the pharmacological actions.

Describe the educational needs
for this patient and what your approach will be.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 6 Assignment

Spiritual
Assessment

Investigate
at least two different spiritual assessment tools and analyze the ease of use
and comprehensiveness of the data collected. Report on the validity and
reliability of the tool. Explain how the spiritual assessment would be used in
a health assessment.

Write a
1,000–1,250-word paper on the items listed above. Include at least four
professional references excluding your texts.

Prepare
this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 8 Assignment

CLC –
Presentation of Health Risk Assessment

This is a
Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment.

Investigate
a health risk assessment tool for one of the following: (dietary, mental
health, home health, depression, cultural competency, pain, nutrition,
environmental, newborn, child, elderly, women and heart disease, osteoporosis,
skin cancer, breast cancer, stroke, MI, childhood asthma, and child’s healthy
lifestyle).

Have 10
individuals complete the health risk assessment tool. Analyze the reliability
and validity, and reading level of the tool. Present findings in a PowerPoint
presentation. Teams must create 10-15 slides with speaker’s notes.

APA style
is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 1 Discussion

DQ1 You are
an instructor in an undergraduate nursing program. One of your students is
confused about the differences between disease prevention and health promotion.
How would you describe either to him or her? Defend your rationale with
references (APA format).

DQ2 One of
the leading health indicators from the Healthy People website is obesity. How
could you as a health educator include the topic of obesity to a group of
nurses on a pediatric unit? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 2 Discussion

DQ1 You are
attaining a health history on a patient who does not look you in the eye and
gives short choppy responses. What can you do to achieve a complete,
comprehensive history on this patient? Defend your rationale with references
(APA format).

DQ2 You are
working with a nursing student who is introducing herself to a Native American
patient. The nurse student is trying to make eye contact and puts her hand on
the shoulder of the patient to get his attention. How would you handle this
situation? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 3 Discussion

DQ1 You are
completing a complete health assessment on a patient and you notice that there
are indications that the patient may have been cutting herself. You inquire
about the marks and she states that she fell and scratched her wrist when she
tried to break her fall. How do you handle this information? Defend your
rationale with references (APA format).

DQ2 You are
working with a nursing student from an undergraduate nursing program. She does
not perform an exam of the cranial nerves correctly. You discuss this with her
outside the exam room and she denies that she did the examination incorrectly
and that she got checked off on physical assessment. What do you say to her?
Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 4 Discussion

DQ1 You are
elected to be on the electronic medical records committee at your hospital. The
hospital currently has charts using a preprinted form. What method of charting
would you recommend the hospital implement and why? Defend your rationale with
references (APA format).

DQ2 You are
working with a nursing student and she states that the nurse she is working
with today told her that she does not have to chart everything because no one
will ever read it anyway. What do you say to her? Defend your rationale with
references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 5 Discussion

DQ1 Discuss
how a nurse approaches a focused assessment versus a complete assessment. Are
there differences regarding charting? Defend your rationale with references
(APA format).

DQ2 What
are the differences in the assessment portion of a focused versus a complete
assessment? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 6 Discussion

DQ1 You are
obtaining a health assessment on a patient and you ask them about their
spiritual needs. The patient states that he does not want to answer any
questions like that because they are private. How would you respond? Defend
your rationale with references (APA format).

DQ2 You are
teaching a course on health assessment and one of the nursing students states,
after you mention performing a spiritual assessment, that he or she does not
believe in God and will not ask anyone about “any of that stuff.” How
do you respond? Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 7 Discussion

DQ1 One of
your coworkers does not understand what the interdisciplinary team means. How
do you explain it to him or her? Defend your rationale with references (APA
format).

DQ2 You are
the educator on a medical/surgical unit and you notice that one of the patients
would benefit from a consult by an occupational physical therapist. The
provider doesn’t think she needs anything like that. He states that she can get
everything she needs from his office. What do you say? Defend your answer with
references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 8 Discussion

DQ1 Your
neighbor has taken an online health risk assessment tool for breast cancer and
tells you that the results show she is at risk for breast cancer. She knows you
are a nurse and wants a referral for a mastectomy. What do you say to her?
Defend your rationale with references (APA format).

DQ2 Your brother-in-law
was told by his provider that he is at risk for cardiovascular disease. He does
not believe it. He said the doctor was a fool and will not change any of his
eating or exercising habits. What would you say to him? Defend your rationale
with references (APA format).

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 2 Assignment

Comprehensive
Health History Taking

Select one
patient (neighbor, family, or friend) and write-up their comprehensive health
history. Include the following variables:

Identifying
data.

Past
medical history.

Health
status, perceived barriers, and support.

Chief
complaint (CC).

History of
present illness (HPI).

Family
and/or social history (PFSH).

Focused
review of systems (ROS).

Identify
age, spiritual values, and cultural variables that were considered and how
these variables influenced your interviews or health history.

In a
1,000-1,250-word essay, summarize effective interview techniques for collecting
a patient’s health history. Include the following:

Address how
to elicit the patient’s interpretation of their health status, their perceived
barriers, and support.

Critique
the effectiveness of several history taking techniques with rationale from the
readings.

Prepare
this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 3 Assignment

Benchmark –
Critique of Last Physical Assessment

Critique your
last physical assessment on the basis of health promotion, health prevention,
and comfort for you as the patient. Write a 750–1,000-word paper that addresses
the following questions:

Did the
provider evaluate lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise?

Did the
provider explain the side effects of your medication?

Was there
an agreement on the plan of care?

What was
the environment like? Welcoming, comfortable, dirty, clean?

Did the
provider answer your questions and perform a complete health history?

Was the physical
assessment complete and correct? (Did the provider listen to your lung sounds
through clothing?)

Did the
provider see you in your street clothes or in a patient gown?

Prepare
this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 4 Assignment

CLC –
Critique a Health Assessment Brochure

This is a
Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment.

Find a
health education brochure or other printed material from the Internet, a
pharmacy, or a provider office. This material must have been written for the
public and should include information about health conditions, causes, and
methods of prevention and or treatment for the condition. Printed material can
be found from well-known organizations such as the American Dietetic
Association, American Heart Association, American Academy of Pediatrics,
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Academy of Family
Practice Physicians, etc.

Critique
the printed health education material and write a letter to the company who
produced the brochure, pointing out issues of accuracy, reading level,
presentation, and how it influences the public.

APA style
is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 5 Assignment

Focused
Assessment

Document a
focused history, physical exam, nursing diagnoses, and nursing process of a
case study from NUR-641E: Advanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nurse
Educators and compare the differences with a complete assessment.

APA style
is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment
to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.

Case Study

A
22-year-old woman reports being “sick with the flu” for the past 8 days. She is
vomiting several times every day, having difficulty keeping liquids or food
down, and has been using more than the recommended dose of antacids in an
attempt to calm the nausea. She has become severely dehydrated. After fainting
at home, she was taken to a local hospital. An arterial blood gas sample was
drawn and then an IV was placed to help rehydrate her. The arterial blood gas
revealed the following:

Test
Result Normal
levels

pH 7.5 7.35 – 7.45

PaCO2 40
mm Hg 35-45
mm Hg

PaO2 95
mm Hg 80-100
mm Hg

SaO2 97% 95-100%

HCO3– 32 meq/liter 22-26 meq/liter

How would you classify the patient’s acid-base disturbance
and explain why?

Given the case study, what are the possible factors causing
this acid-base disturbance? Explain the pathophysiology created by these
factors.

How would the renal and respiratory systems try to compensate
for this acid-base disturbance?

What pharmacologic intervention is commonly used to correct
this acid-base disturbance? Describe the pharmacological actions.

Describe the educational needs
for this patient and what your approach will be.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 6 Assignment

Spiritual
Assessment

Investigate
at least two different spiritual assessment tools and analyze the ease of use
and comprehensiveness of the data collected. Report on the validity and
reliability of the tool. Explain how the spiritual assessment would be used in
a health assessment.

Write a
1,000–1,250-word paper on the items listed above. Include at least four
professional references excluding your texts.

Prepare
this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center.

NUR645E Advanced Health Assessments for Nurse Educators

Week 8 Assignment

CLC –
Presentation of Health Risk Assessment

This is a
Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment.

Investigate
a health risk assessment tool for one of the following: (dietary, mental
health, home health, depression, cultural competency, pain, nutrition,
environmental, newborn, child, elderly, women and heart disease, osteoporosis,
skin cancer, breast cancer, stroke, MI, childhood asthma, and child’s healthy
lifestyle).

Have 10
individuals complete the health risk assessment tool. Analyze the reliability
and validity, and reading level of the tool. Present findings in a PowerPoint
presentation. Teams must create 10-15 slides with speaker’s notes.

APA style
is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This
assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not
required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.

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