Athlete who developed a life-threatening reaction to anesthesia during a simple elective surgical procedure

20-year-old athlete who developed a life-threatening reaction to anesthesia during a simple elective surgical procedure. His response was unexpected, but not unusual for individuals who possess an inherited skeletal muscle disorder leading to a condition called malignant hyperthermia because the symptoms only appear in the presence of certain anesthetics. Objectives: Understand the sequence of events that leads […]

Whistle-Blowing in Nursing

Case Study, Chapter 16, Whistle-Blowing in Nursing A student nurse asks a faculty member to explain whistle-blowing. The student nurse wants to know the work conditions that would have to be met before whistle-blowing occurs, as well as situations in which whistle-blowing is clearly indicated. The faculty member reviews key concepts with all members of […]

Transcultural Perspectives in Mental Health Nursing

Transcultural Perspectives in Mental Health Nursing Read chapter 10 of the class textbook and review the attached PowerPoint presentation.  Once done and the following question ; 1.  Present your opinion the status of mentally ill homeless patients.           a.  Include the health risks and the societal perceptions of mentally ill people.     […]

Whistle-Blowing in Nursing

Whistle-Blowing in Nursing A student nurse asks a faculty member to explain whistle-blowing. The student nurse wants to know the work conditions that would have to be met before whistle-blowing occurs, as well as situations in which whistle-blowing is clearly indicated. The faculty member reviews key concepts with all members of the class. 1. Being […]

Transcultural Perspectives in Mental Health Nursing

Transcultural Perspectives in Mental Health Nursing Read chapter 10 of the class textbook and review the attached PowerPoint presentation.  Once done and the following question ; 1.  Present your opinion the status of mentally ill homeless patients.           a.  Include the health risks and the societal perceptions of mentally ill people.     […]

National Nurses United

National Nurses United,   what is their legislative agenda; how is the agenda developed; how is it communicated to members; how is their agenda pushed and promoted (i.e., mechanisms used to engage/attract and influence policy makers);