Case Study # 1
” During the interview, you learn that she averages one meal per day, smokes up to two packs of cigarettes per day, and rummages through trash to find items to sell to purchase food, snacks, and cigarettes. She admits to using street drugs “every once in a while, when I can find someone who will share with me.” She admits, “My life is a mess and I don’t know how to make it better.” (Learning Objective: 5)
What data can you gather based on available client information?
What questions should you ask yourself while interviewing this client?
During planning, how can you, as the nurse, best assist this client?
What are the potential strategies that would assist the client to a “better” life?
Case Study # 2
During a planning session, you and your colleagues discuss a review of key challenges to identify top priorities for the coming year. (Learning Objectives: 1, 5)
What are the key challenges that face public health nurses in the 21st century?
The community is facing severe health disparities in the basic physical care of the underserved population. Ultimately, the most important changes in health disparities must occur at the local level. What role does the public health nurse play in dealing with this crucial issue?
During the planning session, it was identified that there are different cultural groups represented in the underserved communities. What do public health nurses need to consider to achieve cultural competency for the care of the patients in these communities?
The discussion during the planning session included a review of ways to ensure a safe and healthy environment. What are ways to examine the effects of the environment on human health?
-when writing your weekly discussions: – A minimum of three paragraphs per DQ. Each paragraph should have a minimum of three sentences. All answers or discussions comments submitted must be in APA format according to Publication Manual American Psychological Association (APA) (7th ed.) 2019.
Discussions must have a minimum of two references, not older than 2015.
Case Study # 1 ” During the interview, you learn that she averages one meal per
Case Study # 1