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Describe a specific, realistic change that could be made to address the issue.

Describe a specific, realistic change that could be made to address the issue. Application: Planned Change in a Department or Unit: propose a change at the department or unit level and develop a plan for guiding the change effort. Book required: Marquis, B. L., & Huston, C. J. (2015). Leadership roles and management functions in

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Explain the ethical implications of prescribing narcotics for chronic back pain.

Explain the ethical implications of prescribing narcotics for chronic back pain. Chronic Back Pain: Patients frequently present with complaints of pain such as chronic back pain. They often seek medical care with the intent of receiving drugs to manage the pain. Typically, for this type of pain, narcotic drugs are often prescribed. This can pose

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Explain why you selected the particular type of media and how and why it is suitable for your patient population. Read a selection of your colleagues’ responses.

Explain why you selected the particular type of media and how and why it is suitable for your patient population. Read a selection of your colleagues’ responses. Stroke Prevention: Media Note: You will complete this week’s Discussion after you complete this week’s Assignment. In this Discussion, you provide and receive feedback on the stroke prevention

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In this Discussion, you draw from your Practicum Experience and consider factors that impact the education and treatment of patients with diabetes.

In this Discussion, you draw from your Practicum Experience and consider factors that impact the education and treatment of patients with diabetes. Diabetes: In the United States, 25.6 million adults age 20 years or older have diabetes (American Diabetes Association, 2011). If not properly treated and managed, these millions of diabetic patients are at risk

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Explain how/why you think use of each strategy will contribute to your success as an online learner

Explain how/why you think use of each strategy will contribute to your success as an online learner Online Learning Strategies: Completing courses in the absence of a physical classroom and frequent face-to-face contact can be challenging, even for those who are comfortable with technology and the online environment. You need to be able to plan

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Explain any medicolegal considerations, including the role and responsibilities of the advanced practice nurse.

Explain any medicolegal considerations, including the role and responsibilities of the advanced practice nurse. Medicolegal Considerations: Note: In this course, all Discussions will have two parts: Part I will consist of a specific topic related to the Week’s content. Part II will consist of a pharmacology review of approximately 250 words. Please submit each posting

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Explain the patient’s history including drug treatments and behavioral factors

Explain the patient’s history including drug treatments and behavioral factors Hypertension: In clinical settings, advanced practice nurses frequently use various strategies to treat and manage patients with hypertension and other cardiovascular disorders. These strategies often include pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies, natural remedies, and/or changes in patient behavior. For hypertension patients, behavioral changes including increased exercise,

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explain how you might have prevented the misdiagnosis of the patient in the study. Include strategies for obtaining patient history, ordering diagnostics, and recommending potential treatment options.

explain how you might have prevented the misdiagnosis of the patient in the study. Include strategies for obtaining patient history, ordering diagnostics, and recommending potential treatment options. Blood Clots: Blood clots form in various locations of the body and are not unique to any specific age group or gender. While there are certain risk factors

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differentiate between types of anemia as well as identify factors that put patients at greater risk of experiencing related complications.

differentiate between types of anemia as well as identify factors that put patients at greater risk of experiencing related complications. Types of Anemia: In clinical settings, patients often present with many different types of anemia. Each type of anemia has its own causes and implications. For this reason, you must be able to differentiate between

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Describe the role the patient history and physical exam played in the diagnosis. Then, suggest potential treatment options based on your patient diagnosis.

Describe the role the patient history and physical exam played in the diagnosis. Then, suggest potential treatment options based on your patient diagnosis. Diagnosing Gastrointestinal Disorders: In primary care settings, patients often present with abdominal pain. Although this is frequently a sign of a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, abdominal pain could also be the result of