Have you empowered a patient to believe they could make needed lifestyle modifications
Case Assignment: Safer Opioid Use
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Week 1 discussion Discussion 1 This discussion prompt refers to the Pathways to Safer Opioid Use simulation. After participating in the Pathways to Safer Opioid Use simulation exercise, reflect on the following. Have you empowered a patient to believe they could make needed lifestyle modifications irrespective of the barriers that exist in their environment? Please provide examples. If so, you were engaged in health promotion activities as part of your nursing role. Where there any strategies used in this simulation exercise that you use to improve patient health literacy? Are there any that you use that were not mentioned here? In your experience, how effective are these strategies? What are some of the biggest challenges you encounter when trying to improve health literacy? What solutions can you offer to manage these challenges? Discussion 2 Choose two emerging populations, such as Latino/Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, or Black/African Americans. How do health issues differ between the two populations? Week 2 discussion Discussion 1 How should you respond if your health promotion values conflict with a client’s values? Discussion 2 What ethical issue have you recently encountered when teaching health promotion strategies to a patient? What ethical decision-making process did you use? Week 3 discussion Discussion 1 How should you use Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns to assess individual health? What health screening interventions do you regularly participate in? Discussion 2 What family characteristics may contribute to potential or actual dysfunctional health patterns? Week 4 discussion Discussion 1 Watch the Ted Talk video, What if our health care system kept us healthy? Watch Video Rebecca Onie: What if our healthcare system kept us healthy? Duration: (16:35) User: TED – Added: 6/12/12 What role does your facility play in keeping people healthy? Would the Health Leads program work in your facility? Why or why not? Discussion 2 How do the nutrition and fitness goals in Healthy People 2010 compare to those in Healthy People 2020? Week 5 discussion Discussion 1 What resources do you use to determine safety and effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine? Discussion 2 Discuss some of the psychophysiological aspects of stress. Which evidence-based stress management interventions do you apply to clinical practice? How effective are they? Week 6 discussion Discussion 1 What methods can nurses use to actively influence health policies and legislation? Discussion 2 Discuss the controversy regarding childhood immunization and the potential affect on community health. Week 7 discussion Discussion 1 What essential elements should be included in a health teaching plan addressing physical, emotional, social, and spiritual challenges in adolescents? Discussion 2 Discuss factors that contribute to risk-taking behaviors and situations during adolescence. What impact might stress play on this age group? Do you see any connection between stress and common adolescent risk factors? Consider the findings from the 2013 APA report Stress in America on millennials (pages 19-21 of the report). Week 8 discussion Discussion 1 Please watch the film, And the Band Played On. This film may be available on the Internet through free sites such as Youtube and Vimeo (please note: accessing these sites is at your own risk). You may also view the film for purchase online through sites such as Amazon or HBO. What factors inhibited the early war against acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)? Do you believe the AIDS outbreak could have been stopped? Why or why not? What role does advocacy play in the film? How much publicity does HIV/AIDS receive today? What’s the story of HIV/AIDS in the 21st century? Explain. Discussion 2 How do occupation and culture influence psychosocial stressors that affect middle-aged adults? How does your occupation influence psychosocial stressors?