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1) Minimum 6 pages  (No word count per page)- Follow the 3 x 3 rule: minimum three paragraphs per page

You must strictly comply with the number of paragraphs requested per page.

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           Part 2: minimum  1 page 

           Part 3: minimum  2 pages

           Part 4: minimum  1 page

           Part 5: minimum  1 page

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         Don’t write in the first person 

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         Answer the question objectively, do not make introductions to your answers, answer it when you start the paragraph

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Example:

Q 1. Nursing is XXXXX

Q 2. Health is XXXX

6) You must name the files according to the part you are answering: 

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Part 1.doc 

Part 2.doc

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Part 1: Ethics

 Watch the Pinto case and the cost-benefit analysis discussed in the first part of this video.

Justice: What’s The Right Thing To Do? Episode 02: “PUTTING A PRICE TAG ON LIFE” – YouTube 

1. Is it moral to put a price tag on human lives? 

a. Explain, why?

2. How can Utilitarianism help in this Pinto case?

Part 2: Transition to practice

Topic: Strategies for Transitioning to the NP Role

1. Identify and describe 3 strategies that can be used to assist you (Nurse) in your role transition from where you are (Pediatric primary care) to where you want to be as an NP (Pediatric psychiatry). 

Part 3: Children and adolescents’ health

Topic:  Acute Otitis Media (AOM),  

Complete the template. minimum 600 words

Part 4: Children and adolescents’ health

Topic: Pharmacological Management for the Primary Care Pediatric Patient

1. Sharing experiences that you have encountered so far in your pediatric clinical with prescribing medication for children who present AOM. 

Part 5: Health care policy

1. Describe the key concepts underlying community activism 

a. Social justice

b. Community

c. Consciousness-raising

d. Critical reflection

e. Praxis

f. Empowerment

2. Give a brief example of how each of these concepts applies to a specific context.

3. Describe 2 strategies for how Advanced Practice Nurses can engage in community activism to limit further negative health impacts from Big Tobacco in their respective health communities.

Attached below is an additional resource, an article, that details various ways by which nursing professionals can engage in community activism.

Patient Advocacy in the Community and Legislative 

Arena: http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol-17-2012/No1-Jan-2012/Advocacy-in-Community-and-Legislative-Arena.html?css=print

Case Study:

A 5-year-old male is brought to the primary care clinic by his mother with a chief complaint of bilateral ear pain with acute onset that began “yesterday.” The mother states that the child has been crying frequently due to the pain. Ibuprofen has provided minimal relief. This morning, the child refused breakfast and appeared to be “getting worse.”

Vital signs at the clinic reveal HR 110 bpm, 28 respiratory rate, and tympanic temperature of 103.2 degrees F. Weight is 40.5 lbs. The mother reports no known allergies. The child has not been on antibiotics for the last year. The child does not have history of OM. The child is otherwise healthy without any other known health problems.

Physical examination reveals: Vital signsl HR 110 bpm, 28 respiratory rate, and tympanic temperature of 103.2 degrees F. Weight is 40.5 lbs. Bilateral TMs are bulging with severe erythematous. Pneumatic otoscopy reveals absent mobility. Ear canals are nomal.

After your questioning and examination, you diagnose this child with bilateral Acute Otitis Media.

According to the current guidelines on medications for a 5 year old with Acute Otits Media (AOM), address the following:

Questions

If No, explain why

If you decide to recommend/ prescribe medication provide a brief rationale. Give

1. Name of medication

2. Along with strength

3. Frequency

4. Dosage

5. Length of treatment. (provide citations)

What Parent/Patient Education is essential? (you may use bullet format)

What side effects might be expected? (you may use bullet format)

Should the APRN prescribe an antibiotic?

yes

What would the APRN prescribe if this child was allergic to penicillin?

yes

What determines the choice of an antibiotic ?

Will you recommend or prescribe any other medications?

The child returns in 48 hours with increased pain and fever.

What changes will the APRN make in treatment plan?