Entries by Antony Garth

indigent population.

Assessment Instructions Your supervisor has asked you to do a 15-minute oral presentation at a staff meeting about a recent issue that occurred at another hospital in town. Following an industrial accident, two patients arrived at the emergency room of that hospital at the same time, presenting with very similar inhalation injuries. The hospital received […]

ethical dilemmas.

Working in an emergency room gives rise to ethical dilemmas. Due to time restraints and the patient’s cognitive impairment and lack of medical history, complications can and do occur. The nurse has very little time to get detailed patient information. He or she must make a quick assessment and take action based on hospital protocol. […]

Association of Critical Care Nurses,

Required Readings Brooks, P., Spillane, J.J., Dick, K., & Stuart-Shor, E. (2014). Developing a strategy to identify and treat older patients with postoperative delirium. AORN Journal, 99(2), 256-276. (see attached file). Jarden, R.J. & Sutton, L.J. (2014). A practice change initiative to improve the provision of enteral nutrition to intensive care patients. British Association of […]

Patient Safety Initiatives

uality Improvement and Patient Safety Initiatives The vice president of nursing, Dr. Sasha Mendez, has had a lot of complaints from patients and their families about the difficulties they experience navigating the system at her organization; e.g., going from the E.R. to admissions. Dr. Mendez’s nursing specialty area is psych/mental health. As such, she is […]

interdisciplinary teams

Details: The field of nursing has changed over time. In a 750-1,000 word paper, discuss nursing practice today by addressing the following: Explain how nursing practice has changed over time and how this evolution has changed the scope of practice and the approach to treating the individual. Compare and contrast the differentiated practice competencies between […]

Anthony Medical Center’s Labor

Learning from the Past Considering your analysis of St. Anthony Medical Center’s Labor and Delivery service strengths and opportunities, propose a list of features, advantages, and benefits for the current service offering. With reference to the previous plan, explain your reasoning for the new list. Response Guidelines Respond to your fellow learners according to the […]

Disaster Management

Topic 2: Disaster Management Contact your local public health department to learn about its role in a local disaster, including the role of the nurses who work there. I called the ……… county health department and spoke with a Mr. ………… He explained to me that he has a list of local nurses that he […]

diagnose pyloric stenosis?

Mother states that infant has not had fever or diarrhea Mother states that infant has had 8 wet diapers in the past 24 hours Objective Data Weight 4.8 kg (birth weight 3.5 kg) Vital signs: T 37.1° C (rectal), P 130, R 30, BP 92/52 Mucous membranes moist, anterior fontanel flat and soft Awake and […]

the Child in Inpatient

CASE STUDIES I- Case Study: Care of the Child in Inpatient and Outpatient Settings Jordan is 9-year-old male who is a direct admit for observation. He has a history of vomiting and diarrhea for 48 hours. Subjective Data Nausea and vomiting for 24 hours Has not voided today Unable to tolerate oral fluids Objective Data Vital […]

assessing their self-identified:

Assignment: Identify an older adult age 65 +, use a 1st and last initial. Execute a therapeutic assessment interview with them for at least two interview sessions assessing their self-identified: Demographics, life time education and career/employment Two most significant (positive) times in their lives What past hardship or loss has the client successfully negotiated in […]