Describe and discuss the nurse’s role in health promotion and disease prevention in older adults
After studying Module 2: Lecture Materials & Resources, discuss the following:
Describe and discuss the nurse’s role in health promotion and disease prevention in older adults. Share an example from your personal experience as a RN.
Name and elaborate on at least three screening/preventive procedure that must be done in older adults.
Define and discuss three common End-of-life documents that you as nurse must be familiar with to be able to educate older adults.
Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.
Module 2: Lecture Materials & Resources
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Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).
Meiner, S.E., Yeager, J.J. (2019)
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Supplemental Materials & Resources
Visit the CINAHL Complete under the A-to-Z Databases on the University Library’s website and locate the articles below:
Newham, R. A. (2013). An internal morality of nursing: What it can and cannot do. Nursing Philosophy, 14(2), 109-116.
Hanssen, I. & Alpers, L. M. (2010). Utilitarian and common-sense morality discussions in intercultural nursing practice. Nursing Ethics, 17(2), 201-2011.
Epstein, B. & Turner, M. (2015). The Nursing Code of Ethics: Its value, its history. Online Journal of Nursing Issues, 20(2), 33-41.