Discuss medications that can affect the sexual performance of an aging adult male, possibly resulting in withdrawal from sexual activity.

Devry NR305 Week 1 Disussion 1 & 2 Latest 2015 Octoberdiscusion 1As the school nurse working in a college health clinic, you see many opportunities to promote health. Maria is a 40-year-old Hispanic woman who is in her second year of nursing school. She complains of a 14-pound weight gain since starting school and is afraid of what this will do to both her appearance and health if the trend continues. After doing her history, you learn that she is an excellent cook and she and her family love to eat foods that reflect their Hispanic heritage. She is married with two school-age children. She is in class a total of 15 hours per week, plus 12 hours of labs and clinical. She maintains the household essentially by herself and does all the shopping, cooking, cleaning, and chauffeuring of the children. She states that she is lucky to get six hours of sleep per night, but that is okay with her. She lives one hour from campus and commutes each day. Using .healthypeople.gov/”>Healthy People 2020 and your text as a guide:What additional information would you like to gather from Maria?What are Marias real and potential health risks?Why is Marias culture important when obtaining the health assessment?Pick one of Marias health risks. Would you classify Marias problem as first-level priority, second-level priority, third-level priority, or a collaborative problem? What would be one reasonable short-term goal for this risk?Discussion 2Understanding cultural phenomena is essential to the completion of an accurate and holistic health assessment. Please review a cultural group from Table 2-3 (p. 20) from your text and describe the cultural differences pertinent to that group (you may have to do some additional searching). Remember, the table may not include all cultural groups. Lets try to include all the countries within the groups listed in the discussion, so please do not choose a group that has already been done. To expedite this, please use the group name in the title of your post.Devry NR305 Week 2 Disussion 1 & 2 Latest 2015 Octoberdiscussion 1John, a 46-year-old African American male presents for admission to your hospital for hemi colectomy for colon polyps. He is complaining of chronic back pain. Patient is on disability from work-related injury. History of two previous back surgeries with relief of numbness in RLE, but pain has not been relieved. His current medications include Methadone, Neurontin, and Norco. John states he takes Tylenol PM every night in addition to his prescribed medications. John is a smoker and smokes 1 PPD. John confides in you that he is considering a spinal cord stimulator for the chronic pain.What risk factors does John have for risk of opioid withdrawal during this hospitalization?Is there a stigma connected to being disabled and/or methadone?Does the nurse need to be concerned about acetaminophen use?What are the differences in acute and chronic pain?Discussion 2Red Yoder is an 80-year-old farmer who lives alone in the farmhouse where he grew up. It is located 20 miles outside of town. Red has been a widower for 10 years. Red rarely cooks for himself and mainly eats packaged or processed foods. His son, Jon, manages the farm now, but Red is still involved in the decision making. Red’s current medical problems include insulin-dependent diabetes complicated by an open foot wound. He also has some incontinence and difficulty sleeping.Red is awaiting a visit from the home health nurses. He relates that he has an open wound on his big toe that developed after walking in a new pair of shoes. When his daughter-in-law, Judy, saw the wound, she called the family doctor, who suggested a visit by the wound care nurse, who works with the home health agency. Red agreed as long as his VA benefits cover the costs. Red is aware that his son and daughter-in-law have concerns about him living alone, but Red insists that while he needs a little help from Jon and Judy at times, he is still capable of caring for himself.What are Reds strengths?What are your concerns for this patient?What is the cause of your concern?What information do you need?What are you going to do about it?What is Red experiencing?Devry NR305 Week 3 Disussion 1 & 2 Latest 2015 OctoberDiscussion 1Casey is a 17-year-old high school student admitted to the ER with a compound fracture of the left leg obtained when falling at the local skateboard park while practicing for a national competition. He has never been hospitalized before. His mother has been notified and is on her way. The EMTs gave him morphine and he reports his pain level as okay.What part of the interview and examination can be done prior to his mothers arrival?As you enter the room for the first time, what should you observe as part of the general survey?As you complete his history, what areas are especially important?What are the important developmental considerations for Casey?Discussion 2As you recall, our older patient, Red Yoder, with whom you met in Week 2, is preparing for discharge from the hospital since his wound required intravenous antibiotics and wound care. Jon (Reds son) thinks that Red should move in with him for now, but Red is sure he is able to care for himself and insists that his confusion was due to the fact that he did not have his glasses or hearing aids for the last week. You have identified discharge teaching needs for him. This morning, however, in report the night nurse has shared Patient is alert and oriented; vital signs stable. Fasting blood sugar this morning is 118. Red had his usual night of sleep. He was up several times to go to the bathroom. Since his catheter was removed yesterday, he has urgency incontinence. He is able to ambulate to the bathroom, but he is weak. You administer his AM medications and note that he has some difficulty grasping the water cup and needs assistance holding it. Mr. Yoder states he needs to go to the bathroom and when you assist him up to his feet, he seems a bit unsteady. He takes several steps and tells you he needs to sit down.How much, if any, functional decline has occurred while Red was hospitalized and how will this affect his recovery?What are the risks and benefits of Red living with Jon and Judy?What are the risks or benefits of Red living at home after discharge? If services are in place, would it be considered a safe discharge?Considering all aspects of aging, what are the best and appropriate options for Red at this time?Devry NR305 Week 4 Disussion 1 & 2 Latest 2015 OctoberDiscussion 1William Smaile is a 65-year-old man who presents to his general practitioners office with complaint of right forearm swelling, redness, and pain. He was recently discharged from the hospital where he had been receiving intravenous antibiotics for a respiratory infection.Subjective DataPain level is a 5/10 location = right forearm, achingRetired foreman at a local industrial plantObjective DataVital signs: BP 150/68, T 37 degrees Centigrade, P 80, R 16Swelling and reddened right forearm, warm to touch+ pulses, brachial and radial (R)+2 capillary refill fingers right handWhat other assessments should be included for this patient?From your readings, what is the most probable cause of the swelling?What is your nursing diagnosis?What would be included in the nursing care plan?What interventions might be included in the plan of care for this patient?Discussion 2Describe the characteristics of the lymph nodes associated with the disease states listed below: (Choose one.)Acute infectionChronic inflammationCancerDevry NR305 Week 5 Disussion 1 & 2 Latest 2015 OctoberDiscussion 1Kevin Valeri is a 64-year-old man who presents to the gastroenterologists office with constipation and abdominal bloating.Subjective DataPain level is a 4/10 location = right lower abdomenRetired EngineerStates he has been going to the bathroom with the help of laxatives, but not having regular movementsAppetite is decreased, some nauseaPMH: depression, anxiety, chronic constipationObjective DataVital signs: T 37 degrees Centigrade, P 64, R 16, BP 124/58Bowel sounds hypoactive in all four quadrantsMedications: Lamictal 200mg daily, Lexapro 10 mg dailyWeight = 210 lbs, last visit weight = 195What other assessments should be included for this patient?What questions should the nurse ask with regard to the abdominal pain?From the readings, subjective data, and objective data, what is the most probable cause of the abdominal pain?What should be included in the plan of care?What interventions should be included in the plan of care for this patient?Discussion 2Choose one topic and respond:Discuss three ways of creating an environment that provides psychological comfort for both patient and practitioner when conducting an examination and assessment of the Genitourinary system.Discuss medications that can affect the sexual performance of an aging adult male, possibly resulting in withdrawal from sexual activity.Discuss circumcision and the arguments for and against it. Discuss its associated religious connections.week 5Discussion 1Georgina Graves is a 42-year-old female who presents to the provider’s office with fatigue.Subjective DataPMH: none, (except gynecological issues)Significant family history of heart diseaseFatigue started about 2 months ago, getting worseRelieved with rest, exacerbated with activityDenies chest painC/O shortness of breath on exertionSmoker 1 PPDObjective DataVital signs: T 37 P 100 R 18 BP 110/54Lungs: clearO2 Sat = 94%Skin = cool to touchCV = heart rate regular, positive peripheral pulses, ECG = intermittent complete left bundle branch block (New Finding)EdemaMedications: Premarin 0.3 mg po/dayWhat other questions should the nurse ask about the fatigue?What other assessments would be necessary for this patient?What are some causes of fatigue?What should be included in the plan of care?Based on the readings, what is the most likely cause of fatigue for this patient?Discussion 2Nelson Carson is a 62-year-old man who presents to his private practitioners office with a hacking, raspy cough.Subjective DataPMH: HTN, CADCough is productive, bringing up green, thick phlegmRunny nose, sore throatNo history of smoking or seasonal allergiesComplains of fatigueObjective DataVital signs: T 37 P 72 R 14 BP 134/64Lungs: + Rhonchi bilateral upper lobes, wheezesO2 Sat = 98%Medications: Metoprolol 25 mg per day, ASA 325 mg/dailyWhat other questions should the nurse ask about the cough?What nursing diagnoses can be derived from the data?What should be included in the plan of care?What risk factors are associated with this age group?Based on the readings, what is the moweek 7Discussion 1Jonah Kotter is a 5-year-old male preschooler who presents to the pediatrician’s office for complaints that his leg hurts.Subjective DataPMH negativeImmunizations: Up to dateNo medicationsNo allergiesPain: 3/5 on pain scaleAttends KindergartenDoes not remember injuring legObjective DataVital signs: T 37 degrees Centigrade, P 94, R 18, BP 100/70Lungs: clearHeart rate and rhythm regularMoving all extremities+ Range of motion legs and armsStrength 5/5 in all extremitiesWhat other questions should the nurse ask?What techniques are helpful to incorporate in assessing a patient in this age group?What are a few of the major differences in the musculoskeletal assessment of a child?What should be included in the plan of care?Based on the readings, what is the most likely cause of leg pain for this patient?Discussion 2Read the case study below and respond to two of the questions below. Make sure you respond to a classmate as well, before the week ends.Katherine Trembly is a 67-year-old woman who presents to the neurologists office after referral from her PCP (primary care provider) for a seizure.Subjective DataPMH: Seizure, hypertension, anxietyRetired book keeperC/o being tiredPeriods of unresponsiveness to verbal stimuliObjective DataVital signs: T 37 degrees Centigrade, P 80, R 18, BP 174/84Lungs: clearO2 Sat = 98%Heart rate regular, + peripheral pulsesWhat other questions should the nurse ask?What techniques are helpful to incorporate in assessing a patient in this age group?What are some of the more common conditions that may cause seizure activity in this age group?What diagnostic tools will the physician use to diagnose this condition?What should be included in the plan of care?week 7Discussion 1Kevin Valeri is a 64-year-old man who presents to the gastroenterologists office with constipation and abdominal bloating.Subjective DataPain level is a 4/10 location = right lower abdomenRetired EngineerStates he has been going to the bathroom with the help of laxatives, but not having regular movementsAppetite is decreased, some nauseaPMH: depression, anxiety, chronic constipationObjective DataVital signs: T 37 degrees Centigrade, P 64, R 16, BP 124/58Bowel sounds hypoactive in all four quadrantsMedications: Lamictal 200mg daily, Lexapro 10 mg dailyWeight = 210 lbs, last visit weight = 195What other assessments should be included for this patient?What questions should the nurse ask with regard to the abdominal pain?From the readings, subjective data, and objective data, what is the most probable cause of the abdominal pain?What should be included in the plan of care?What interventions should be included in the plan of care for this patient?Discussion 2Choose one topic and respond:Discuss three ways of creating an environment that provides psychological comfort for both patient and practitioner when conducting an examination and assessment of the Genitourinary system.Discuss medications that can affect the sexual performance of an aging adult male, possibly resulting in withdrawal from sexual activity.Discuss circumcision and the arguments for and against it. Discuss its associated religious connections.week 8Discussion 1Give an example of a rapid assessment of a client and provide a SBAR report to a classmate. Remember to include all concepts of patient safety, standard precautions, and professional standards.ORFinish the story on our subject, Mr. Red Yoder, who is a patient you met in Week 2 and wrote a teaching plan on. What do you think his status might be today? Remember to include all concepts of patient safety, standard precautions, and professional standards.As the school nurse working in a college health clinic, you see many opportunities to promote health. Maria is a 40-year-old Hispanic woman who is in her second year of nursing school. She complains of a 14-pound weight gain since starting school and is afraid of what this will do to both her appearance and health if the trend continues. After doing her history, you learn that she is an excellent cook and she and her family love to eat foods that reflect their Hispanic heritage. She is married with two school-age children. She is in class a total of 15 hours per week, plus 12 hours of labs and clinical. She maintains the household essentially by herself and does all the shopping, cooking, cleaning, and chauffeuring of the children. She states that she is lucky to get six hours of sleep per night, but that is okay with her. She lives one hour from campus and commutes each day. Using .healthypeople.gov/”>Healthy People 2020 and your text as a guide:Understanding cultural phenomena is essential to the completion of an accurate and holistic health assessment. Please review a cultural group from Table 2-3 (p. 20) from your text and describe the cultural differences pertinent to that group (you may have to do some additional searching). Remember, the table may not include all cultural groups. Lets try to include all the countries within the groups listed in the discussion, so please do not choose a group that has already been done. To expedite this, please use the group name in the title of your post.John, a 46-year-old African American male presents for admission to your hospital for hemi colectomy for colon polyps. He is complaining of chronic back pain. Patient is on disability from work-related injury. History of two previous back surgeries with relief of numbness in RLE, but pain has not been relieved. His current medications include Methadone, Neurontin, and Norco. John states he takes Tylenol PM every night in addition to his prescribed medications. John is a smoker and smokes 1 PPD. John confides in you that he is considering a spinal cord stimulator for the chronic pain.Red Yoder is an 80-year-old farmer who lives alone in the farmhouse where he grew up. It is located 20 miles outside of town. Red has been a widower for 10 years. Red rarely cooks for himself and mainly eats packaged or processed foods. His son, Jon, manages the farm now, but Red is still involved in the decision making. Red’s current medical problems include insulin-dependent diabetes complicated by an open foot wound. He also has some incontinence and difficulty sleeping.Red is awaiting a visit from the home health nurses. He relates that he has an open wound on his big toe that developed after walking in a new pair of shoes. When his daughter-in-law, Judy, saw the wound, she called the family doctor, who suggested a visit by the wound care nurse, who works with the home health agency. Red agreed as long as his VA benefits cover the costs. Red is aware that his son and daughter-in-law have concerns about him living alone, but Red insists that while he needs a little help from Jon and Judy at times, he is still capable of caring for himself.Casey is a 17-year-old high school student admitted to the ER with a compound fracture of the left leg obtained when falling at the local skateboard park while practicing for a national competition. He has never been hospitalized before. His mother has been notified and is on her way. The EMTs gave him morphine and he reports his pain level as okay.As you recall, our older patient, Red Yoder, with whom you met in Week 2, is preparing for discharge from the hospital since his wound required intravenous antibiotics and wound care. Jon (Reds son) thinks that Red should move in with him for now, but Red is sure he is able to care for himself and insists that his confusion was due to the fact that he did not have his glasses or hearing aids for the last week. You have identified discharge teaching needs for him. This morning, however, in report the night nurse has shared Patient is alert and oriented; vital signs stable. Fasting blood sugar this morning is 118. Red had his usual night of sleep. He was up several times to go to the bathroom. Since his catheter was removed yesterday, he has urgency incontinence. He is able to ambulate to the bathroom, but he is weak. You administer his AM medications and note that he has some difficulty grasping the water cup and needs assistance holding it. Mr. Yoder states he needs to go to the bathroom and when you assist him up to his feet, he seems a bit unsteady. He takes several steps and tells you he needs to sit down.William Smaile is a 65-year-old man who presents to his general practitioners office with complaint of right forearm swelling, redness, and pain. He was recently discharged from the hospital where he had been receiving intravenous antibiotics for a respiratory infection.Subjective DataObjective DataDescribe the characteristics of the lymph nodes associated with the disease states listed below: (Choose one.)Kevin Valeri is a 64-year-old man who presents to the gastroenterologists office with constipation and abdominal bloating.Subjective DataObjective DataChoose one topic and respond:Georgina Graves is a 42-year-old female who presents to the provider’s office with fatigue.Subjective DataObjective DataMedications: Premarin 0.3 mg po/dayNelson Carson is a 62-year-old man who presents to his private practitioners office with a hacking, raspy cough.Subjective DataObjective DataMedications: Metoprolol 25 mg per day, ASA 325 mg/dailyJonah Kotter is a 5-year-old male preschooler who presents to the pediatrician’s office for complaints that his leg hurts.Subjective DataObjective DataRead the case study below and respond to two of the questions below. Make sure you respond to a classmate as well, before the week ends.Katherine Trembly is a 67-year-old woman who presents to the neurologists office after referral from her PCP (primary care provider) for a seizure.Subjective DataObjective DataKevin Valeri is a 64-year-old man who presents to the gastroenterologists office with constipation and abdominal bloating.Subjective DataObjective DataChoose one topic and respond:Give an example of a rapid assessment of a client and provide a SBAR report to a classmate. Remember to include all concepts of patient safety, standard precautions, and professional standards.ORFinish the story on our subject, Mr. Red Yoder, who is a patient you met in Week 2 and wrote a teaching plan on. What do you think his status might be today? Remember to include all concepts of patient safety, standard precautions, and professional standards.

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