Write a brief analysis (no longer than 2 pages) of the connection between EBP and the Quadruple Aim.

To Prepare:

  • Read the articles by Sikka, Morath, & Leape (2015); Crabtree, Brennan, Davis, & Coyle (2016); and Kim et al. (2016) provided in the Resources.
  • Reflect on how EBP might impact (or not impact) the Quadruple Aim in healthcare.
  • Consider the impact that EBP may have on factors impacting these quadruple aim elements, such as preventable medical errors or healthcare delivery.

To Complete:

Write a brief analysis (no longer than 2 pages) of the connection between EBP and the Quadruple Aim.

Your analysis should address how EBP might (or might not) help reach the Quadruple Aim, including each of the four measures of:

  • Patient experience
  • Population health
  • Costs
  • Work life of healthcare providers

What health maintenance or preventive education is important for this client based on your choice medication/treatment?

For this questions, please read the following case study and then respond to the questions noted below.

Mr. JD is a 24-year-old who presents to Urgent Care with a 2-week history of cough and congestion. He says it started out as a “normal cold” and it will not go away. He has a productive cough for green mucous and has green nasal discharge. He says he has had a low-grade temperature for the past 2 days. John reports an intermittent frontal headache with this cold. He is otherwise healthy, with no known allergies.  In his assessment it is found that his vital signs are stable, temperature is 99.9 degrees F, tympanic membranes (TMs) are clear bilaterally, pharynx is erythematous with no exudate; there is greenish postnasal drainage; turbinates are swollen and red; frontal sinus tenderness; no cervical adenopathy, and lungs are clear bilaterally.

1. Is there any additional subjective or objective information you need for this client? Explain.

2. Would you treat Mr. JDs cold? Why or why not?

3. What would you prescribe and for how many days? Include the class of the medication, mechanism of action, route, the half-life; how it is metabolized in and eliminated from the body; and contraindications and black box warnings.

4. Would this treatment vary if Mr. JD was a 10 year-old 78 lb child? Include the class of the medication, mechanism of action, dosing, route, the half-life; how it is metabolized in and eliminated from the body; and contraindications and black box warnings

5. What health maintenance or preventive education is important for this client based on your choice medication/treatment?

Discuss how social media can be used as a health promotion tool to improve public awareness

Identify a specific public health issue that you believe needs to be highlighted more in health policy and based on your textbook readings discuss how social media can be used as a health promotion tool to improve public awareness on the selected healthcare issue.

 minimum 250 words, references must be cited in APA format 6th Edition, and must include minimum of 2 scholarly resources published within the past 5-7 years.

How ought the Christian think about sickness and health?

In addition to the topic study materials, use the chart you completed and questions you answered in the Topic 3 about “Case Study: Healing and Autonomy” as the basis for your responses in this assignment.

Answer the following questions about a patient’s spiritual needs in light of the Christian worldview.

  1. In 200-250 words, respond to the following: Should the physician allow Mike to continue making decisions that seem to him to be irrational and harmful to James, or would that mean a disrespect of a patient’s autonomy? Explain your rationale.
  2. In 400-500 words, respond to the following: How ought the Christian think about sickness and health? How should a Christian think about medical intervention? What should Mike as a Christian do? How should he reason about trusting God and treating James in relation to what is truly honoring the principles of beneficence and nonmaleficence in James’s care?
  3. In 200-250 words, respond to the following: How would a spiritual needs assessment help the physician assist Mike determine appropriate interventions for James and for his family or others involved in his care?

Remember to support your responses with the topic study materials.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

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. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

Benchmark Information

This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies:

BS in Health Sciences 1.2; BS Nursing (RN to BSN ) 5.2

Assess for the spiritual needs and provide appropriate interventions for individuals, families, and groups.

AttachmentsPHI-413V-RS-T3T5CaseStudyHealingAndAutonomy.docx

Describe the physical exam and diagnostic tools to be used for Mr. Rodriguez.

For this assignment, you will complete a Aquifer case study based on the course objectives and weekly content. Aquifer cases emphasize core learning objectives for an evidence-based primary care curriculum. Throughout your nurse practitioner program, you will use the Aquifer case studies to promote the development of clinical reasoning through the use of ongoing assessments and diagnostic skills and to develop patient care plans that are grounded in the latest clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice.

The Aquifer assignments are highly interactive and a dynamic way to enhance your learning. Material from the Aquifer cases may be present in the quizzes, the midterm exam, and the final exam.

Learn how to access and navigate Aquifer.

This week, complete the Aquifer case titled “Family Medicine 19: 39-year-old man with epigastric pain”

Apply information from the Aquifer Case Study to answer the following discussion questions:

· Discuss the Mr. Rodriquez’s history that would be pertinent to his gastrointestinal problem. Include chief complaint, HPI, Social, Family and Past medical history that would be important to know.

· Describe the physical exam and diagnostic tools to be used for Mr. Rodriguez. Are there any additional you would have liked to be included that were not?

· Please list 3 differential diagnoses for Mr. Rodriguez and explain why you chose them.  What was your final diagnosis and how did you make the determination?

· What plan of care will Mr. Rodriquez be given at this visit, include drug therapy and treatments; what is the patient education and follow-up?

Describe how I  might assess student achievement of knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to this competency

in an overall format any suggestions on the Curriculum QSEN format?

Many nursing schools are revising their curriculum to integrate QSEN competencies. The intent of this initiative is to improve both quality and safety of care in nursing graduates. Visit the QSEN website at www.qsen.org. Share your thoughts on whether you think that this initiative is a positive step in nursing education. Then, select ONE of the competencies. Briefly describe it, and then explain how you might integrate this competency into the nursing curriculum. Describe how I  might assess student achievement of knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to this competency

Explain the process of writing prescriptions, including strategies to minimize medication errors.

As a nurse practitioner, you prescribe medications for your patients. You make an error when prescribing medication to a 5-year-old patient. Rather than dosing him appropriately, you prescribe a dose suitable for an adult. 

Review the scenario assigned

  • Search specific laws and standards for prescribing prescription drugs and for addressing medication errors for your state or region, and reflect on these as you review the scenario assigned by your Instructor.
  • Consider the ethical and legal implications of the scenario for all stakeholders involved, such as the prescriber, pharmacist, patient, and patient’s family.
  • Think about two strategies that you, as an advanced practice nurse, would use to guide your ethically and legally responsible decision-making in this scenario, including whether you would disclose any medication errors.
  • Explain the ethical and legal implications of the scenario you selected on all stakeholders involved, such as the prescriber, pharmacist, patient, and patient’s family.
  • Describe strategies to address disclosure and nondisclosure as identified in the scenario you selected. Be sure to reference laws specific to your state.
  • Explain two strategies that you, as an advanced practice nurse, would use to guide your decision making in this scenario, including whether you would disclose your error. Be sure to justify your explanation.
  • Explain the process of writing prescriptions, including strategies to minimize medication errors.

How did the individuals witnessed demonstrate professionalism?

For this assignment, you will reflect on communication styles and observations in the workplace. Please address the following in your reflection:

  1. A brief summary of the interaction (1 paragraph)
  2. Was this conversation respectful?
  3. Where did this conversation take place?
  4. Who were the parties and what are their titles?
  5. How did the individuals witnessed demonstrate professionalism? Was there something in their tone, demeanor or dress that indicated professionalism appropriate to the setting?
  6. How did the parties demonstrate accountability within the conversation?
  7. Were the individuals witnessed effective in their communication with one another? Please explain.
  8. How can this experience be used to help you in nursing practice?

This assignment should be 1-2 pages in length, using professional, scholarly language, writing style, and APA formatting. Please see rubric for more details.

Explain current legal issues and social concerns in mental healthcare.

  • Describe how you achieved each course competency including at least one example of new knowledge gained related to that competency
  • Describe how you achieved the transferable skill, Communication, including at least one example of new knowledge gained related to the transferable skill
  • Describe how this new knowledge will impact your nursing practice.
Course Competencies
  • Describe the foundations of mental health nursing.
  • Explain current legal issues and social concerns in mental healthcare.
  • Select appropriate nursing interventions for clients with certain cognitive, addictive and psychotic conditions.
  • Evaluate nursing care strategies for clients with certain mental health/mood/personality and eating disorders.
  • Assemble nursing care interventions for clients with mental health/stress related disorders.
  • Identify factors that impact mental health in special populations.
Transferable Skills

Communication: Displaying capability in writing, reading and oral communication; understanding of non-verbal language.

What does it mean to provide a multidimensional approach?

Directions:

Disorders of the endocrine system affect many individuals. Providing multidimensional patient care can be challenging for patients experiencing these disorders. Ensuring the plan of care meets the patient and family needs is important in order to increase adherence to proper medical treatment following discharge.

What does it mean to provide a multidimensional approach? Provide at least three examples of how the care team can meet the patient and the family’s needs? List at least three care team members and how are they involved in providing multidimensional care?