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During this course, you will learn the components of a research study. Each week

During this course, you will learn the components of a research study. Each week you will learn components of the research process through your readings and application of the knowledge gained to published research articles. At the end of the course, you will complete a review of a nursing research article utilizing all of the components of the research process.
Using the Week 2 research template, identify the research components, listed on the template, as you begin to examine research studies. Review your two assigned articles and address each of the following criteria:
Identify and describeThe problem
Purpose
Hypothesis or research questions of each study.
Discuss the significance of the research to nursing practice.
Identify two details to support the research as qualitative or quantitative.
NOTE: If a component is not addressed, the student receives a zero for that component.
Cite all sources in APA format.
Jenson, H., Maddux, S., Waldo, M. (2018). Improving oral care in hospitalized non-ventilated patients: Standardizing products and protocol. MEDSURG Nursing 27(1), 38-45
Turk, M., Fapohunda, A., & Zoucha, R. (2015). Using photovoice to explore Nigerian immigrants’ eating and physical activity in the United States. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(1), 16-24. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12105

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Assessment Description Research the health-illness continuum and its relevance t

Assessment Description
Research the health-illness continuum and its relevance to patient care. In a 750-1,000-word paper, discuss the relevance of the continuum to patient care and present a perspective of your current state of health in relation to the wellness spectrum. Include the following:
Examine the health-illness continuum and discuss why this perspective is important to consider in relation to health and the human experience when caring for patients.
Explain how understanding the health-illness continuum enables you, as a health care provider, to better promote the value and dignity of individuals or groups and to serve others in ways that promote human flourishing and are consistent with the Christian worldview.
Reflect on your overall state of health. Discuss what behaviors support or detract from your health and well-being. Explain where you currently fall on the health-illness continuum.
Discuss the options and resources available to you to help you move toward wellness on the health-illness spectrum. Describe how these would assist in moving you toward wellness (managing a chronic disease, recovering from an illness, self-actualization, etc.).
You are required to cite a minimum of three peer-reviewed sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years, appropriate for the assignment criteria, and relevant to nursing practice.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

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Discussion Question 1: Reimbursement and the Revenue Cycle A. Define reimbursem

Discussion
Question 1: Reimbursement and the Revenue Cycle
A. Define reimbursement and describe what reimbursement means to a healthcare organization. What would happen if services were provided to patients, but no payments were received for these services?
B. Illustrate the revenue cycle using a flowchart tool. Using a patient visit as an example, take the patient through the cycle from the initial point of contact through the care and ending at the point where the payment is collected.
C. .As you are describing the patient visit and going through the revenue cycle, identify the different departments that the patient will encounter. After identifying the departments, I want you to prioritize the departments at the healthcare organization you have chosen in order of their importance to the revenue cycle. Support your ordering of the departments with evidence.
Question 2: Departmental Impact on Reimbursement
A. In part one you identified and prioritized the different departments in order of importance to the revenue cycle, in part two I want you to assess the activities within each department at this healthcare organization and how each department may impact reimbursement.
B. Of the departments mentioned above which ones utilize reimbursement data? How do these departments impact reimbursement data? What type of audit would be necessary to determine whether the reimbursement impact is fully reached by these departments? How could the impact of these departments on pay-for performance incentives be measured?
C. Identify the responsible department for ensuring compliance with billing and coding policies. How does this affect the department’s impact on reimbursement at this healthcare organization?
Word Count: 250 Words Per Question
At Least 4 Peer Reviewed Citations
APA Citation

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Learning Goal: I’m working on a nursing multi-part question and need an explanat

Learning Goal: I’m working on a nursing multi-part question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Answer the following question in DETAILS. make sure to copy the questions before answering them.
1.Identify three (3) precautions a nurse should instruct a client to follow while taking chemotherapy.
2.A nurse is caring for a client recently prescribed enoxaparin. Identify four (4) concepts the client should understand about safety and self-administration of the medication.
3.A client diagnosed with a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is prescribed intravenous heparin. Identify two (2) nursing actions the nurse should take while the client is on heparin.
4.A nurse is planning to administer phenytoin to a client. After reviewing the medical record, which conditions and medications would be of concern?
5.A nurse is caring for a client with COPD that has been prescribed theophylline. List two (2) signs of theophylline toxicity that should be reported to the provider immediately.
6.A nurse is teaching a newly diagnosed diabetic client about manifestations that may be experienced with hypoglycemia. Provide three (3) manifestations of hypoglycemia.
7.Provide the definitions of the four (4) stages of pressure ulcers.

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Develop a 2-4 page scholarly paper in which you describe a quality or safety iss

Develop a 2-4 page scholarly paper in which you describe a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis, and then identify and analyze credible evidence that could be used as the basis for applying EBP to the issue.
IntroductionThe goal of using evidence-based research findings is to enhance safety and quality of patient care and ensure optimal outcomes are achieved. It is not uncommon to hear a nurse say, “why change it as we’ve always done it this way.” However, this is no longer acceptable in today’s practice environment. The profession of nursing has evolved, and the expectation is that the professional nurse has a scientific foundation to support the care that is provided. As the profession of nursing continues to evolve and engage in health care transformation, baccalaureate-prepared nurses are expanding taking on leadership roles that include incorporating EBPs. To be able to do this, the nurse needs to understand the criteria and makes a resource credible, as this is crucial when deciding if the research is valid and reliable for implementation into health care settings. The nurse will need to incorporate the use of evidence-based practice models. EBP models are designed to assist the nurse in developing a plan to gather evidence to answer a practice problem or question. It is a systematic approach to direct the user to incorporate scholarly findings into current practice. These EBP models lead the nurse through the decision-making process of evaluating the literature to determine the best practice evidence for the practice issue or question.
It would be an excellent choice to complete the Vila Health Determining the Credibility of Evidence activity prior to developing the report. The activity is a media simulation that offers an opportunity to review a scenario and work on determining the credibility of presented evidence. These skills will be necessary to complete Assessment 2 successfully. This media simulation is one potential source of context on which to base your assessment submission. This will take just a few minutes of your time and is not graded.
Professional ContextAs a baccalaureate-prepared nurse, you will be responsible for locating and identifying credible and scholarly resources to incorporate the best available evidence for the purposes of enhancing clinical reasoning and judgement skills. When reliable and relevant evidence-based findings are utilized, patients, health care systems, and nursing practice outcomes are positively impacted.
ScenarioFor this assessment, you may choose from the following options as the context for the quality or safety issue or chosen diagnosis/health issue for researching and completing this assessment:
The specific diagnosis/health issue you identified in your previous assessment.
The simulation Vila Health: Determining the Credibility of Evidence.
A personal practice experience in which a sentinel event occurred.
InstructionsThe purpose of this analysis is to better understand what constitutes credibility of journal articles as well as websites. The role of the baccalaureate-prepared nurse in incorporating evidence-based research continues to growth in clinical practice. As quality improvement (QI) measures to reduce safety risks continue to be emphasized, the need for evidence-based models and evidence-based templates is growing. This type of systematic approach to incorporating evidence-based findings allows nurses to make clinical and operational decisions based upon the best available evidence. When the most up-to-date evidence-based findings are utilized, patient-centered care improves outcomes and enhances the patient experience.
Below is a quick review table of several well-known Evidence-Based Practice Models used to guide exploration:
Evidence-Based Practice ModelsIowa Model of Evidence-Based Practice
Stetler Model
Ottawa Model
PARiHS (Promoting Action on Research Implementation in Health Services) Model
ACE (Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice) Star Model
ARCC (Advancing Research and Clinical Practice Through Close Collaboration) Mode
John Hopkins Model
KTA (Knowledge-to-Action) Model
For this assessment:
Explain the criteria that should be used when determining the credibility of journal articles as well as websites.
Support your explanations with references to the literature or research articles that describe criteria that should be used to determine credibility.Your identification and determination of credibility should be done within the context of your chosen scenario for this assessment. For example, if you choose to use the provided Vila Health scenario, your initial identification of resources should be of resources that will best help address the presented issue. However, if you are locating resources to help provide evidence-based care for the diagnosis/health care issue you identified in the first assessment, you may want to begin your literature and evidence search from the databases that were identified. Any of the three scenario options are acceptable. So, pick the one that most interests you.
Be sure to address the following in this assessment, which correspond to the grading criteria in the scoring guide. Please study the scoring guide carefully so that you will know what is needed for a distinguished score.
Describe a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis, that could benefit from an evidence-based approach.
Explain criteria that should be considered when determining credibility of resources such as journal articles and websites.
Analyze the credibility and relevance of evidence and resources within the context of a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis.This is where you are selecting the specific resources to help address the issue in your chosen scenario.
Identify the Evidence-Based Practice model and explain the importance of incorporating credible evidence into the EBP model used to address a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis/health care issue. Review the literature below and choose the appropriate model for your diagnosis/health care issue.Selecting a model for evidence-based practice changes. [PDF] and Evidence-Based Practice Models help explain the various evidence-based nursing models.
Communicate using writing that is clear, logical, and professional with correct grammar and spelling using current APA style.
Additional RequirementsYour assessment should meet the following requirements:
Length of submission: 2-4-page scholarly paper, this does not include the APA-formatted title page and reference list.
Number of references: Cite 3-5 sources of scholarly or professional evidence that support your findings and considerations. Resources should be no more than five years old.
APA formatting: References and citations are formatted according to current APA style.
Portfolio Prompt: Remember to save the final assessment to your ePortfolio so that you may refer to it as you complete the final capstone course.
Competencies MeasuredBy successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the course competencies through the following assessment scoring guide criteria:
Competency 2: Analyze the relevance and potential effectiveness of evidence when making a decision.Explain criteria that should be considered when determining credibility of resources such as journal articles and websites.
Analyze the credibility and relevance of evidence and resources within the context of a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis.
Competency 3: Apply an evidence-based practice model to address a practice issue.Identify an evidence-based practice model (such as Iowa, Stetler, John Hopkins, etc.) and explain the importance of incorporating credible evidence into an EBP model used to address a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis/health care issue.
Competency 4: Plan care based on the best available evidence.Describe a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis, that could benefit from an evidence-based approach.
Competency 5: Apply professional, scholarly communication strategies to lead practice changes based on evidence.Organize content so ideas flow logically with smooth transitions; contains few errors in grammar/punctuation, word choice, and spelling.
Apply APA formatting to in-text citations and references exhibiting nearly flawless adherence to APA format.

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Post 2 175-word replies to classmates to this discussion. Be constructive and pr

Post 2 175-word replies to classmates to this discussion. Be constructive and professional.
“Nurse leaders must work with staff to foster respect for varied lifestyles. Showing respect to all patients and colleagues, irrespective of their cultural differences, tells staff that differences are valuable. This discussion is designed to introduce key principles nurse leaders must address in leading and managing diverse groups.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Use Google ScholarTM, Leading and Managing in Nursing, or the University Library to define multiculturalism, cross-culturalism, and transculturalism.
Explain the definitions in your own words and give an example of applying each term to a leadership situation. For example, think of a time in your practice when you, as a nurse leader, or your nurse leader used multiculturalism to promote inclusion among colleagues or patients.”
Response #1
Multiculturalism “refers maintaining several different cultures” (Yoder-Wise, P. S. 2018). This means several different cultures are coexisting together. While working with different cultures, I have explained some primary care or continuation of a chronic condition to different cultures. For example, every cultures diet is different. Some dont eat red meat or some dont eat anything but meat. Explaining the importance of diet for diabetic person with a culture of only eating wheat with no protein is crucial for their glucose maintenance. of Cross-Culturalism means “mediating between/among cultures” (Yoder-Wise, P. S. 2018), this is used when we are accepting other cultures and their beliefs as well as open to understand but we as individuals are not about bringing change to our own belief system. When we provide care for a patient that has a belief system in place we accept it as long as it does not provide harm to the individual. For example; in labor and delivery I had worked with some Pohnpei (Islenders) and when their child is born they believe in applying their meconium onto the sole of the feet of the neonates, this is to ward off the ghost of their past self in taking that Childs life due to envy. Transculturalism “which denotes bridging significant differences in cultural practices” (Yoder-Wise, P. S. 2018). This means to see yourself into the other culture. There are some cultures that only a female can be cared by another female or by their family, we need to respect that belief by accommodating accordingly.
References
Yoder-Wise, P. S. (2018). Leading and managing in nursing – e-book (7th ed.). Elsevier Health Sciences.
Response #2
The term “multiculturalism” is used to describe the acceptance of and tolerance for a wide variety of cultural practices, beliefs, assumptions, and modes of expression, including those that are specific to different racial, religious, or ethnic groups. Nurse leaders that are culturally sensitive are better equipped to provide their patients with individualized treatment plans (Sánchez-Ojeda et al., 2021). In the facility I work from, our managing director in a medical facility helps us understand the importance of multiculturalism by ensuring that all of the hospital’s personnel speak English at all times, which greatly improve communication and efficiency.
Cross-cultural refers to a product’s success in reaching consumers of different cultural backgrounds. To maintain successful healthcare delivery and medical adherence, nurse leaders should have cross-cultural awareness and cultural competency in order to break down cultural barriers between patients and other healthcare professionals. At one point in my life, I worked in a certain hospital, and I was able to provide excellent care to patients who belonged to cultural groups that were unfamiliar to me.
Trans-culturalism refers to a way of thinking about how different cultures interact with one another and how those interactions shape social, political, and economic systems as well as individual identities. The practice of transcultural nursing involves attending to each patient as an individual with unique requirements and preferences while keeping in mind the cultural context in which they are receiving care (Sánchez-Ojeda et al., 2021). Working in a particular hospital over the past year has taught me the importance of respecting patients’ cultural backgrounds when providing treatment.
References
Sánchez-Ojeda, M. A., Fernández-Gomez, E., Ortiz-Gómez, M. D. M., & Alemany-Arrebola, I. (2021). The Influence of Training in Cross-Culturalism on Future Nurses: Can Education Change Prejudiced Attitudes Toward Migrants?. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 32(5), 614-622.

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Tympanic Membrane and Thyroid Gland Using the classroom resources or South Unive

Tympanic Membrane and Thyroid Gland
Using the classroom resources or South University Online Library, research the tympanic membrane and the thyroid gland. In a Microsoft Word document of 4-5 pages formatted in APA style, address each of the following criteria.
Two focused health assessment historiesOne assessment related to the tympanic membrane and the other focused on the thyroid gland.
The assessments can be hypothetical patients or patients you have had in the past (remember HIPAA if you are describing a previous patient).
A description of the normal and abnormal findings of the tympanic membrane.
Information on how to examine the thyroid gland using both the anterior and posterior methods.
A concise note in the subjective, objective, assessment (be sure to include the NANDA diagnosis as well as the medical diagnosis), and plan (SOAP) format with each patient’s encountered findings.For a review of SOAP notes:
SOAP Documentation
Information about laboratory/diagnostic tests used for screening clients with tympanic membrane or thyroid gland issues.Include the expected normal results for each test.
On a separate references page, cite all sources using APA format. Helpful APA guides and resources are available in the South University Online Library. Below are guides that are located in the library and can be accessed and downloaded via the South University Online Citation Resources: APA Style page. The American Psychological Association website also provides detailed guidance on formatting, citations, and references at APA Style.
• APA Citation Helper
• APA Citations Quick Sheet
• APA-Style Formatting Guidelines for a Written Essay
• Basic Essay Template
Please note that the title and reference pages should not be included in the total page count of your paper.

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Discussion Question 1: Reimbursement and the Revenue Cycle A. Define reimbursem

Discussion
Question 1: Reimbursement and the Revenue Cycle
A. Define reimbursement and describe what reimbursement means to a healthcare organization. What would happen if services were provided to patients, but no payments were received for these services?
B. Illustrate the revenue cycle using a flowchart tool. Using a patient visit as an example, take the patient through the cycle from the initial point of contact through the care and ending at the point where the payment is collected.
C. .As you are describing the patient visit and going through the revenue cycle, identify the different departments that the patient will encounter. After identifying the departments, I want you to prioritize the departments at the healthcare organization you have chosen in order of their importance to the revenue cycle. Support your ordering of the departments with evidence.
Question 2: Departmental Impact on Reimbursement
A. In part one you identified and prioritized the different departments in order of importance to the revenue cycle, in part two I want you to assess the activities within each department at this healthcare organization and how each department may impact reimbursement.
B. Of the departments mentioned above which ones utilize reimbursement data? How do these departments impact reimbursement data? What type of audit would be necessary to determine whether the reimbursement impact is fully reached by these departments? How could the impact of these departments on pay-for performance incentives be measured?
C. Identify the responsible department for ensuring compliance with billing and coding policies. How does this affect the department’s impact on reimbursement at this healthcare organization?
Word Count: 250 Words Per Question
At Least 4 Peer Reviewed Citations
APA Citation

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Module 10 Course Project – Final SubmissionPrepare a two to three page written a

Module 10 Course Project – Final SubmissionPrepare a two to three page written assignment that includes the following:
Introduction to the assignment (sections of the assignment: caring, professional identity, and professional organizations/associations)
Explain your belief of caring in nursing (self, nursing, environment, and profession)
Describe your professional identity including your beliefs, values, motives, and experiences
Discuss one to two professional organizations/associations you plan to be involved in during your nursing career
Conclusion (reflect on the criteria of the assignment; caring, professional identity, and professional organizations/associations)
Use at least two credible resources to support your findings. For example, one of the resources could be the website for a professional organization or association, and another resource could be a textbook. These resources must be integrated into the body of your paper using at least two in-text citations. Be sure to use proper APA format and style.
The document linked below contains the project rubric as well as helpful resources.

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What would spirituality be according to your own worldview? How do you believe t

What would spirituality be according to your own worldview? How do you believe that your conception of spirituality would influence the way in which you care for patients?