Explain how to properly diagnose skin wounds in frail elders, including how to distinguish between a colonization and infection.

Week 8 assignment
part 1
Assignment 1: Application Diagnosing and Treating Skin
Wounds
Skin wounds are sometimes challenging for health care
providers to diagnose and treat as many have similar presentations. For
advanced practice nurses, being able to identify various types of skin wounds,
including whether a wound is a colonization or an infection, is critical
because it impacts recommended patient care. In your role, you must be able to
evaluate skin wounds, determine the diagnosis, and develop an appropriate
treatment and management plan according to current evidence-based guidelines.
To prepare:
Review Chapter 45 of the Flaherty and Resnick text, as well
as the Burr article in this weeks Learning Resources.
Consider how to properly diagnose skin wounds in frail
elders, including how to distinguish between a colonization and infection.
Select a type of skin wound, such as bumps, bruises,
shingles, herpes, bullous pemphigoid, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, etc. Research
the guidelines for treatment of the skin wound you selected. Reflect on how you
would treat and/or dress this wound.
Think about factors that might contribute to the development
of the skin wound you selected. Consider strategies for the prevention and
improvement of this type of wound.
To complete:
Write a 2- to 3-page paper that addresses the following:
Explain how to properly diagnose skin wounds in frail
elders, including how to distinguish between a colonization and infection.
Describe the type of skin wound you selected.
Explain how you would treat and/or dress this wound based on
guidelines for treatment.
Explain factors that might contribute to the development of
the skin wound you selected. Include strategies for the prevention and
improvement of this type of wound.
By Day 7
This Assignment is due.
Note: The School of Nursing requires that all papers
submitted include a title page, introduction, summary, and references. The
Sample Paper provided at the Walden Writing Center provides an example of those
required elements (available at
http://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/templates). All papers
submitted must use this formatting.
Submission and Grading Information
To submit your completed Assignment for review and grading,
do the following:
Please save your Assignment using the following naming
convention: WK8Assgn1+lastname+first initial.
Click the Week 8 Assignment 1 link.
Next, from the Attach File area, click on the Browse My
Computer button. Find the document you saved as WK8Assgn1+last name+first
initial.(extension) and click Open. If you are submitting multiple files,
repeat until all files are attached.

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part 1 Assignment 1: Application Diagnosing and Treating Skin
WoundsSkin wounds are sometimes challenging for health care
providers to diagnose and treat as many have similar presentations. For
advanced practice nurses, being able to identify various types of skin wounds,
including whether a wound is a colonization or an infection, is critical
because it impacts recommended patient care. In your role, you must be able to
evaluate skin wounds, determine the diagnosis, and develop an appropriate
treatment and management plan according to current evidence-based guidelines.To prepare:Review Chapter 45 of the Flaherty and Resnick text, as well
as the Burr article in this weeks Learning Resources.Consider how to properly diagnose skin wounds in frail
elders, including how to distinguish between a colonization and infection.Select a type of skin wound, such as bumps, bruises,
shingles, herpes, bullous pemphigoid, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, etc. Research
the guidelines for treatment of the skin wound you selected. Reflect on how you
would treat and/or dress this wound.Think about factors that might contribute to the development
of the skin wound you selected. Consider strategies for the prevention and
improvement of this type of wound.To complete:Write a 2- to 3-page paper that addresses the following:Explain how to properly diagnose skin wounds in frail
elders, including how to distinguish between a colonization and infection.Describe the type of skin wound you selected.Explain how you would treat and/or dress this wound based on
guidelines for treatment.Explain factors that might contribute to the development of
the skin wound you selected. Include strategies for the prevention and
improvement of this type of wound.By Day 7This Assignment is due.Note: The School of Nursing requires that all papers
submitted include a title page, introduction, summary, and references. The
Sample Paper provided at the Walden Writing Center provides an example of those
required elements (available at
http://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/templates). All papers
submitted must use this formatting.Submission and Grading InformationTo submit your completed Assignment for review and grading,
do the following:Please save your Assignment using the following naming
convention: WK8Assgn1+lastname+first initial.Click the Week 8 Assignment 1 link.Next, from the Attach File area, click on the Browse My
Computer button. Find the document you saved as WK8Assgn1+last name+first
initial.(extension) and click Open. If you are submitting multiple files,
repeat until all files are attached.

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