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Explain the process of medication reconciliation

The purpose of this assignment is to help pre-nursing students apply the concept of medication reconciliation to a client scenario.  This activity is designed to help the pre-nursing student develop clinical reasoning skills and develop safe medication practices that relate to the process of medication reconciliation. Remember from the lecture that a complete medication reconciliation can save the lives of your future clients.
Objectives:
Explain the process of medication reconciliation
Identify best-practices for medication reconciliation
Apply the concept of medication reconciliation to the client scenario
Explain how to identify and reconcile medication discrepancies
Identify who should be involved in the medication reconciliation process
Conduct medication reconciliation by using the client scenario provided on the assignment document (located here: Medication Reconciliation Assignment Spring 2023 AO.docx) and your Davis Drug Guide for Nurses. Be sure to include the following in your final submission:
Question 1. Explain and describe the five steps of the medication reconciliation process.
Question 2. Analyze the client scenario for the following:

Omission(s) (medications that are not continued from the home medication list): List omission(s) and explain why the medication(s) were removed.
Additions (new medications): List additions and provide a rationale as to why the medications were added.
Duplications (multiple medications, either the same drug or the same pharmacological classification): List the duplications and explain potential harms that can occur to the client if both medications were taken.

Question 3. Identify potential risks associated between the client’s medications and the client’s situation, medical history, and allergies.
Question 4. Identify and describe potential drug-to-drug interactions and prioritize the drug interactions using the ABCs and Maslow’s.
Question 5. Identify independent nursing actions that should be implemented to address the concerns identified in questions (2-4) and provide a reason for each action.

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List 4 predictors of late onset generalized anxiety disorder.

Caser Study: https://cdn-media.waldenu.edu/2dett4d/Walden/NURS/6630/DT/week_11/index.html
Address the following Short Answer prompts for your Assignment.
In 3 or 4 sentences, explain the appropriate drug therapy for a patient who presents with MDD and a history of alcohol abuse. Which drugs are contraindicated, if any, and why? Be specific. What is the timeframe that the patient should see resolution of symptoms?
List 4 predictors of late onset generalized anxiety disorder.
List 4 potential neurobiology causes of psychotic major depression.
An episode of major depression is defined as a period of time lasting at least 2 weeks. List at least 5 symptoms required for the episode to occur. Be specific.
List 3 classes of drugs, with a corresponding example for each class, that precipitate insomnia. Be specific.

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Why half-life is important

Areas of importance you should address, but are not limited to, are:
Title page
Description of the Psychopharmacological medication agent including brand and generic names and appropriate FDA indication uses
Any supporting, valid and reliable research for non-FDA uses
Drug classification
The medication mechanism of action
The medication pharmacokinetics
The medication pharmacodynamics
Mechanism of Action
Appropriate dosing, administration route, and any considerations for dosing alterations
Considerations of use and dosing in specific specialty populations to consider children, adolescents, elderly, pregnancy, suicidal behaviors, etc.
Definition of Half-life, why half-life is important, and the half-life for your assigned medication
Side effects/adverse reaction potentials
Contraindications for use including significant drug to drug interactions
Overdose Considerations
Diagnostics and labs monitoring
Comorbidities considerations
Legal and ethical considerations
Pertinent patient education considerations
Reference Page

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Give three examples of herbal medicines that can easily be purchased at a local supermarket or pharmacy with no prescription.

Topic: Herbal Medicines
Title page (APA format)
Give three examples of herbal medicines that can easily be purchased at a local supermarket or
pharmacy with no prescription.
Provide the name of the medicine, what is it made of, and what is the reason why people take
them.
What are your thoughts about these three herbal medicines? Do you believe they work?
Conclusion

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Give three examples of herbal medicines

Topic: Herbal Medicines
Title page (APA format)
Give three examples of herbal medicines that can easily be purchased at a local supermarket or
pharmacy with no prescription.
Provide the name of the medicine, what is it made of, and what is the reason why people take
them.
What are your thoughts about these three herbal medicines? Do you believe they work?
Conclusion

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What are nursing considerations?

I just wanted to clarify the week 10 assignment. Please ignore the blackboard instructions and please follow this assignment. I chose several medications that I would like each and everyone to pick TWO medications from the list provided and please discuss:
How the medication works?
What it’s used for?
What are the adverse reactions?
The route of administration
What are nursing considerations?
What is the nursing education about those medications?
Here are the medications:
Warfarin
Heparin
Amiodarone
Cardizem
Adenosine
Atropine
Plavix
Eliquis
Lipitor
Atorvastatin
Amlodipine
Albuterol
Prednisone
Metoprolol
Hydralazine
Hydrochlorothiazide
Lasix
Isosorbide
Nitroglycerin
Aldactone
Atenolol
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO CHOOSE 2 MEDICATIONS
You can create a power point, you can use a medication template for this assignment.

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Explain the stepwise approach to asthma treatment and management for your patient.

To Prepare:
Reflect on drugs used to treat asthmatic patients, including long-term control and quick relief treatment options for patients. Think about the impact these drugs might have on patients, including adults and children.
Consider how you might apply the stepwise approach to address the health needs of a patient in your practice.
Reflect on how stepwise management assists health care providers and patients in gaining and maintaining control of the disease.

Create a 5- to 6-slide PowerPoint presentation that can be used in a staff development meeting on presenting different approaches for implementing the stepwise approach for asthma treatment. Be sure to address the following:
Describe long-term control and quick relief treatment options for the asthma patient from your practice as well as the impact these drugs might have on your patient.
Explain the stepwise approach to asthma treatment and management for your patient.
Explain how stepwise management assists health care providers and patients in gaining and maintaining control of the disease. Be specific.
References x 3 or 4   to include:
Rosenthal, L. D., & Burchum, J. R. (2021). Lehne’s pharmacotherapeutics for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants (2nd ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. Chapter 62-63

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Describe strategies to address disclosure and nondisclosure

AC is a 72-year-old male who is admitted to your ICU after suffering a massive stroke that has left him unresponsive and unable to communicate.  He is currently on a ventilator.  His wife of 48 years is available along with their one adult daughter.  The wife informs you that they don’t have any advanced directives, but she is “pretty sure her husband would not want to live like this.”  However, their daughter is adamant her dad would want to be kept alive in case there is any chance to come out of this
Explain the ethical and legal implications of the scenario you selected on all stakeholders involved, such as the prescriber, pharmacist, patient, and patient’s family.
Describe strategies to address disclosure and nondisclosure as identified in the scenario you selected. Be sure to reference laws specific to your state.
Explain two strategies that you, as an advanced practice nurse, would use to guide your decision making in this scenario, including whether you would disclose your error. Be sure to justify your explanation.
Explain the process of writing prescriptions, including strategies to minimize medication errors
2-3 page
include reference:
Rosenthal, L. D., & Burchum, J. R. (2021). Lehne’s pharmacotherapeutics for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants (2nd ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. chapter 1-6
Drug Enforcement Administration. (2021). CFR – Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 Links to an external site.. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?CFRPart=1300

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If you were to seek the input of 5-7 stakeholders, who would you invite to the planning table, and why?

You have been invited to assemble a task force to design a medication assistance program. You need to submit a proposal, regarding who you would invite, to the CEO. Consider the perspectives of prescribers, discharge planners, financial navigators, patients, suppliers, book keepers and subsidizers. If you were to seek the input of 5-7 stakeholders, who would you invite to the planning table, and why? Consider the need for a group facilitator. Who would that person be, and why?
Submit a 2-3 page APA style response to this query. Open with a paragraph of purpose, dedicate a paragraph to each stakeholder that you would invite, and close with a summary of what you hope to accomplish with the group, within a designated time frame.

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Under what circumstances is it appropriate for the mother to decline the newborn screen?

Case:
Baby Girl M. is a 34-week gestation infant, who is admitted to the NICU for low blood sugar and difficulty breathing. Upon admission of the infant, the RN is informed that the mother refuses newborn screening. The mother is also refusing vitamin K and ophthalmologic prophylaxis.
Questions:
What is the nurse’s responsibility as this patient’s nurse as it pertains to the newborn screen?
Under what circumstances is it appropriate for the mother to decline the newborn screen?
How should the nurse communicate his or her nursing interventions to others when a patient’s mother declines the newborn screen?
If the mother in this scenario changes her mind, when should the newborn screen be obtained and what is the method for obtaining the newborn screen?
What are your feelings on this topic? Would it be difficult for you to respond to a parent who refuses the newborn screen? Why/why not?
Reference
Kenner, C. & Lewis, J. (2013).  Genetics and Genomics for Nursing. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson
Education Inc.