Hospital-acquired infections (HAI), also known as nosocomial infections, are diseases that patients contract while receiving healthcare. Initially, the term HAI was used to refer to those infections that are associated with admission to an acute hospital. However, the term now implies infections developed in various settings where patients receive care such as ambulatory care, home care, family medicine clinics, and long-term care. Typically...
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A nursing theory is an organized body of knowledge that defines what nursing is, what nurses do, as well as why they do it. It provides a way of defining nursing practice as a unique discipline that is distinct from other healthcare disciplines. A nursing theory is a framework of purposes and concepts that are aimed at guiding nursing practice at a more specific and concrete level (Ahtisham & Jacoline, 2015). As a profession, nursing...
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Community Health Task 1
Nursing Diagnosis: Impaired tissue perfusion related to excess body weight as evidenced by decreased oxygen saturation of 86% on room air.
Prevention of Adult Obesity
Population: 28,135 was the total population of Fredericksburg City, VA in 2017. (ODN,2017). Of that Population, African-Americans (24.1%) and Hispanics (10.6%). (Census.gov, 2017). Per Open Data Network, Adult obesity rate in Fredericksburg city, VA was 29.90% in 2015. ODN also states that the population of people without Health Insurance Access is 15.40% for 18 to 64, all races, both sexes and all income levels in 2014.It also gives a pretty good percentage of 95.50% in 2015 for access to exercise. (ODN, Health, 2015). The great percentage of access to exercise should have helped with the rate of obesity and cardiac disease, right? On the contrary...
Social Media Campaign
(B) Problem Description
· Primary prevention topic: Obesity
· Target population: Hispanics and African-Americans residing in Bronx County (Bronx County population 1,455,720)
· Population size and demographics:
- Hispanics (account for 56% of the Bronx totalling approximately 815,203 individuals)
- African-Americans (account for 43.7% of the Bronx totalling approximately 636,149 individuals)
· Demographics: Urban area/Borough located in New York City
· Area Size: 42.03 mi2
· Physical and Social Environment: The Bronx is one of five boroughs located in New York City. It is an urban area with parks and greenery sparsely located throughout the Bronx. One of the challenges that the Bronx borough faces is the fact that it is one of the most impoverished counties in the United States...
A. “Nurse as Detective.”
“The Nurse uses clinical imagination coupled with nursing science to judge and determine the consequence of subtle changes and deviations from expected patterns of being to prevent or control adverse outcomes”. To me, this is stating that the nurse is utilizing their encounters and information to help keep hurt from being caused to the patient, just as help with a recuperating domain. This could be viewed as a well-being and quality issue in the MSN program theoretical structure, as the motivation behind security and quality is to help limit the danger of mischief to patients while guaranteeing that the nature of care is more than satisfactory...View SampleOrder Like this
Nurses' Role as a Detective
“The Nurse uses clinical imagination coupled with nursing science to judge and determine the consequence of subtle changes and deviations from expected patterns of being to prevent or control adverse outcomes” (Nursing Programs Conceptual Model – WGU, 2013). Detectives are charged with investigating various issues in society and evaluating such matters to determine their consequences (Alvinius, 2017). Nurses perform almost the same roles in their lines of duty...View SampleOrder Like this