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A philosophy of nursing begins by identifying and highlighting the beliefs you feel are important to the profession itself. In your own words, what are your personal philosophies in the 4 main concepts of nursing?

Concepts of nursing

QUESTION:

1. A philosophy of nursing begins by identifying and highlighting the beliefs you feel are important to the profession itself. In your own words, what are your personal philosophies in the 4 main concepts of nursing:

a. the person (patient)

b. the environment (situation)

c. health

d. nursing (goals, roles, and functions)?

 

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:

1. As we are in higher level of education, use critical analysis in answering questions.

7. For references, use the 7th APA Format in citing the author/sources.

Why did you choose this service activity? Was it an individual or collective action? How did it advance social, economic, or environmental sustainability? What would make this type of work more impactful?

Common Good Activity Report

Evidence of Completion

Usually this should come in the form of an email to me directly from the supervisor of your volunteer project. You can give them my email and have them send me a note confirming your completion of three service hours.

In a few cases this is not possible. For example, Zooniverse does not provide certificates of completion, except in the case of the two specific projects listed on this site: Zooniverse Q&A. For all other projects, you will need to submit a screenshot of your classification stats as a proxy for time spent volunteering. According to the Zooniverse Q&A page, 50 classifications an hour is average, with an extra 30 minutes needed for additional ‘meta’ activities. Thus, I expect you to have completed at least 100 classifications during three hours of service.

1-Page Reflection

Submit here one double-spaced page (~250 words) reflecting on your experience. Why did you choose this service activity? Was it an individual or collective action? How did it advance social, economic, or environmental sustainability? What would make this type of work more impactful?

Briefly state specifically how this source provides evidence that strongly supports your conclusion. If the information is “popular” or if it is from a blog, from a marketing site, or is persuasive in nature explain why you are using the source and why you cannot use a more substantive or scholarly source.

Week 5 Source Evaluation Worksheet

First read the notes that begin on p. 3 of this handout and the table that follows. Then, complete the analysis for each of your sources.

Part 1: Annotation

Using APA format, identify the source and write a concise annotation that summarizes the central theme and scope of the book or article.  A sample annotation can be found in the directions for this assignment.

Annotation 1

Annotation 2

(Continue for as many annotations as you have developed)

Example: Annotation 1

Waite, L. J., Goldschneider, F. K., & Witsberger, C. (1986). Nonfamily living and t he erosion of traditional family orientations among young adults. American Sociological Review, 51, 541-554.

 

The authors, researchers at the Rand Corporation and Brown University, use data from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Young Women and Young Men to test their hypothesis that nonfamily living by young adults alters their attitudes, values, plans, and expectations, moving them away from their belief in traditional sex roles. They find their hypothesis strongly supported in young females, while the effects were fewer in studies of young males. Increasing the time away from parents before marrying increased individualism, self-sufficiency, and changes in attitudes about families. In contrast, an earlier study by Williams cited below shows no significant gender differences in sex role attitudes as a result of nonfamily living

 

Part 2: Source Evaluation

Use the following criteria to evaluate each source:

 

  1. How current is this the source you are using? (If not current – explain why information is still applicable)

Source 1

Source 2

(Continue for as many sources as you have developed)

 

Example 2a

2a. While this source is not current, it has formed the basis for numerous follow-up studies and it frequently cited in the literature; it has both historical value and also serves as a base-point for tracking changing attitudes.

 

  1. How authoritative, credible, reliable? (For example: recognized expert; peer-reviewed journal; trusted site such as .edu, .gov, .mil; experienced and knowledgeable in the field; information consistent across several sources, etc.)

Source 1

Source 2

(Continue for as many sources as you have developed)

 

Example 2b

2b. This is a scholarly source; the source is credible, reliable and authoritative.  The authors were experts in their fields, published their study in a peer-reviewed journal, and the study has held up under rigorous scrutiny by other experts in the field.

 

  1. Briefly state specifically how this source provides evidence that strongly supports your conclusion. For example, “the article discusses significant evidence that this diet provides all essential nutrients and supports my view that the diet is healthy” “this study shows that this diet is deficient in vitamin D and supports my point that this diet is not healthy”  “this survey revealed that obesity is on a rapid rise among all demographic groups and supports my view that obesity is epidemic”

 

Source 1

Source 2

(Continue for as many sources as you have developed)

Example 2c

2c. This source strongly supports my thesis that the current pattern of young adults remaining with family because they cannot afford independent living due to student loan obligations is having a negative effect on young adults developing self-sufficiency and individualism.

 

  1. If the information is “popular” or if it is from a blog, from a marketing site, or is persuasive in nature (i.e., an editorial or opinion piece, or a publication of a special interest group such as a trade organization, union, etc.) explain why you are using the source and why you cannot use a more substantive or scholarly source.

Source 1

Source 2

(Continue for as many sources as you have developed)

 

Example 2d

2d. This source is popular; it is used to show how public opinion was influenced by advertising.

Notes: Evaluating Sources

  1. In 2b, rate your journal and periodical sources (whether you are looking at hard copy or on-line) as scholarly, substantive or popular. The Table “Distinguishing between Scholarly and Non-scholarly Periodicals” will work for evaluating either print or on-line journals, newspapers, and periodicals.
  2. Beware of bias in any specific article. Determine if the source is authoritative, credible, reliable, current and unbiased.  (If not current, then information can be rated “valid, regardless of age,” — i.e., a 1999 web-based article on the American Civil War is not “current,” but can be “valid regardless of age.”)  All sources should be authoritative, credible, reliable, current and unbiased.  If bias is found, state if bias may or may not affect the credibility and reliability of the information you will use and how you will compensate for possible bias.
  3. For websites, generally speaking, .gov and .mil sites are acceptable sources in academic papers. Most .edu websites will be acceptable, but analyze under the criteria in 2 above.
  4. If the website is a .com, .org or .biz website, you must further evaluate for authority, reliability and credibility. Never use a .com, .org or .biz site without evaluating across these criteria. Be especially careful about blogs – generally speaking, don’t use them. Many newspaper and magazines also publish to websites; evaluate those just as you would a journal or periodical.
    1. Authoritative
      • Who are the author(s)?
      • Are they recognized experts in their field? – check the <About> column or google the author’s name?
      • What is the level of education of the author? Experience?  Knowledge of the subject?
      • Is the information at a level appropriate to an upper-level academic paper?
    2. Credible
      • How does the information compare to other, similar information? Always look for more than one source – verify that all points of view are represented
    3. Reliable
      • Is it timely?
      • Does it come from a trusted source?

 

Distinguishing Between Scholarly and Non-Scholarly Publications

 

  SCHOLARLY SUBSTANTIVE POPULAR
Examples American Journal of Nursing

JAMA

New England Journal of Medicine

American Journal of Kidney Diseases

National Geographic

 Psychology Today

NY Times

The Atlantic

Time

Vanity Fair

Huffington Post

USA Today

Purpose & Use •      Knowledge dissemination

•      Reports of original research

•      in-depth topic analysis

•      Statistical information

•      For profit

•      Current events and news

•      Introduces a subject

•      Interviews

•      Analysis and opinion

•      For profit

•      Current events and news

•      Overview of topic

•      Entertainment

•      Sell products

Audience •      Reader knows the field (e.g., specialists) •      General audience •      General audience
Authors •      Researchers

•      Academics

•      Scholars

•      Journalists

•      Freelance writers

•      Specialists or scholars

•      Freelance writers

•      Staff writers

•      Journalists

Content & Language •      Description of research methods with conclusions

•      Objective

•      Assumes knowledge of language and specialist jargon

•      Article may have a specific structure

•      Usually peer-reviewed

•      Explanation of a subject

•      Interpretation of a research article

•      May or may not be objective

•      Use of non-technical vocabulary

•      Shorter articles than in scholarly  publications

•      May be biased toward a particular point of view

•      Less depth

•      Everyday language

•      Often written like a story

Publishers •      Professional organizations

•      University or scholarly presses

•      Research institutions

•      Commercial entities

•      Trade and professional organizations

•      Commercial entities

•      Trade organizations

Sources •      Includes bibliography and/or notes

•      Includes extensive citation of sources

•      Includes author credentials

•      Sometimes includes sources

•      May / may not include author credentials

•      Rarely includes citations of sources

•      Rarely includes author credentials

Graphics •      Includes graphs, charts, and tables

•      Advertising is very rare

•      Illustrated, often with photographs

•      Advertising is present

•      Heavily illustrated

•      Lots of advertising

 

 

Write a compare and contrast essay paper on the musical play The Lion King and Fences by August Wilson.

Compare and Contrast: The Lion King and Fences

Write a compare and contrast essay paper on the musical play The Lion King and Fences by August Wilson. It needs to be a Multicultural/Intercultural/Transcultural comparrison.

How does evolution take place according to Sankhya philosophy ? Is evolution really possible if Purusa and Prakrti are separate ?

The Sankhya Philosophy

How does evolution take place according to Sankhya philosophy ? Is evolution really possible if Purusa and Prakrti are separate ? give reasons in support of your answer

Students will be expected to undertake an in depth, critical analysis of the major philosophical themes with a special emphasis on how the work responds to the most fundamental philosophical questions.

After you complete the data analysis using the appropriate statistical software for your design, you will add the written narrative explaining your analysis.

Assignment 4a: Draft of Chapter 4

Introduction

After you complete the data analysis using the appropriate statistical software for your design, you will add the written narrative explaining your analysis. Together, these comprise the draft of Chapter 4.

Instructions

Submit your draft of Chapter 4. Review the Dissertation Manual and the Dissertation Format document for information on formatting. Remember to use Turabian formatting even though this is a draft.

State the issue and why it is a concern for PH. Explain your ideas for solution or at least the steps needed to begin to address the issues -provide at least 3-5 factual statements that support your opinion.

Advocacy Letter

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proper heading and addressed to the correct person/ governmental agency
  • Introduce yourself and state why you have a stake in this issue -establish why you wrote to this agency
  • State the issue and why it is a concern for PH
  • Explain your ideas for solution or at least the steps needed to begin to address the issues -provide at least 3-5 factual statements (statistics, studies, etc) that support your opinion.
  • Proper salutation This letter should be NO MORE than 5 paragraphs.
  • You must use proper citation (either APA or MLA) for anything you cite in the letter. You must provide a works cited page at the end of your letter.

The purpose of an advocacy statement is to express your view, supported by evidence, about a topic, usually to a politician or a political office, in order to promote a position. In public health, these advocacy letters take on an important role in promoting a public health issue which a member of the public health community feels is not being adequately addressed by those in power.
https://linguaholic.conn/linguablog/how-to-write-an-advocacy-letter/ e., (This website should give you some basics as to what must go in this letter)

Here are some basic requirements for your advocacy letter: Pick a public health issue you feel is not adequately addressed either locally, on a state level or on a national/international level. (Topic examples: gun control, vaccines in school, combatting obesity, school lunches, food insecurity, access to healthcare, drug abuse, reproductive health, sex education, LGBTQIA+ issues in PH, etc.) No topic is off limits.
Then, research your topic so you can make fact based salient points in your advocacy statement.

Finally, craft a letter that both advocates your position and offers some actionable steps that can be taken to promote this issue and possibly change the current governmental intervention on this issue.

Identify a health problem or need for health promotion for a particular stage in the life span of a population from a specific culture in your area. Research a topic related to health and wellness associated with one of the Healthy People topic areas.

African American struggling with diabetes.

Follow these guidelines when completing this assignment.
1) Identify a health problem or need for health promotion for a particular stage in the life span of a population from a specific culture in your area.

2) Choose one of the Leading Health Indicator (LHI) priorities from Healthy People.
https://health.gov/healthypeople/objectives-and-data/leading-health-indicators

3) Research a topic related to health and wellness associated with one of the Healthy People topic areas.

5) You will develop an educational health promotion project addressing the population/culture in your area.
a. Introduction and Conclusion
• Introduction establishes the purpose of the paper and describes why topic is important to health promotion in the target population in your area.
• Introduction stimulates the reader’s interest.
• Conclusion includes the main ideas from the body of the paper.
• Conclusion includes the major support points from the body of the paper.

b. Relate Topic to Target Population
• Describes the topic and target cultural population.
• Includes statistics to support significance of the topic.
• Explains how the project relates to the selected Healthy People topic area.
• Applies health promotion concepts.

c. Summary of Articles
• A minimum of three (3) scholarly articles, from the last 5 years, are used as sources.
• Articles meet criteria of being from scholarly journals and include health promotion and wellness content.
• At least one article is related to the chosen cultural group.
• Summaries all key points and findings from the articles.

Health Promotion Paper Guidelines
• Includes statistics to support significance of the topic.
• Discusses how information from the articles is used in the Health Promotion Project, including specific examples.

d. Health Promotion Discussion –
• Describes approaches to educate the target population about the topic.
• The approaches are appropriate for the cultural target population.
• Identifies specific ways to promote lifestyle changes within the target population.
• Applies health promotion strategies.

• Use current APA format and is free of errors.
• Grammar and mechanics are free of errors.
• Paper is 3-4 pages, excluding title and reference pages.
• Information is organized around required components and flows in a logical sequence.

Write a letter to the university appealing to the academic review board to accept your admission because you did not meet the requirement in English from your high school transcript. Write the letter around these reasons you failed English your freshman year.

Why I failed ELA freshman year in high school

Write a letter to the university appealing to the academic review board to accept your admission because you did not meet the requirement in English from your high school transcript. Write the letter around these reasons you failed English your freshman year.
1. Mother relapsed on drug and I was 15 years old.
2. We got evicted moved from shelter to shelter
3. Had to take care of my 4 other siblings at 15
4. Add other reason that will persuade the board.
5. In the end you found a uncle who was willing to help and took you in..

What is NDNQI and how was it used in the study by Garrard et al.? What is the primary key for the Patient Table? What is the foreign key for the Patient Table? What is the primary key for the Fall Table? Assume that each fall code can be used for multiple patients and each patient can receive only one fall code. What kind of relationship exists between the Fall Table and Patient Table?

NDNQI Injury Falls

For this assignment, refer to the article Reliability and Validity of the NDNQI Injury Falls Measure by Garrard et al. NDNQI fall measures provide a proper method for reporting injury falls, which could be useful for hospitals in comparing their data with reliable national comparison data to develop fall prevention plans.
Based on information presented in Table 1 (Garrard et al., pp. 116-117), an example of data tables that can be created is as follows:

Patient Table
PatientlD  LastName  FirstName  FallCode

001            Smith           Jane           2

002            Doe               John          2

003           Johnson        Mike         1

 

Fall Table
FallCode     Description

1                 None

2                Minor

3               Moderate

4                Major

5                Death

 

After reviewing this information, answer the following questions in a Word document:

  • What is NDNQI and how was it used in the study by Garrard et al.? Refer to the Module 6 Readings. A short paragraph is expected.
  • What is the primary key for the Patient Table?
  • What is the foreign key for the Patient Table?
  • What is the primary key for the Fall Table?
  • Assume that each fall code can be used for multiple patients and each patient can receive only one fall code. What kind of relationship exists between the Fall Table and Patient Table?