Identify the various environmental compartments that will be impacted by this manufacturing facility.
As you have learned in this first unit, pollution is a worldwide issue that must be combatted. Read the scenarios provided below, and choose one to write about for your essay.
A consumer products company in a third-world country manufactures a cough medicine to be sold in the United States as an over-the-counter medicine in grocery stores and in pharmacies. At the manufacturing plant, the flavoring of the medicine is very volatile, and the smell permeates the plant. After the production run is completed, the mixing tanks are washed, and the contents are discharged into a trench that runs for a mile down to the local river. Filters used to remove any particles from the cough syrup are collected and discarded into a local trash pile located at the edge of the property.
the various environmental compartments that will be impacted by this man Identifyufacturing facility.
If you were hired to be an environmental consultant at the facility, what would be your first steps in changing the manufacturing process (use the waste management hierarchy)?
A municipality is encouraging a furniture company to set up shop and to use local residents for their manufacturing operations. They have hired you as an advisor to identify the technology that the municipality should have in place to dispose of the non-hazardous waste that cannot be recycled or reused. There are two options: construct a new municipal landfill for the entire community or construct an incinerator. In these cases, the methane from the landfill will be burned to provide heat for the municipal buildings, or the heat from the combustion chamber of the incinerator will be used to provide heat the municipal buildings.
This assignment enables
the student to meet the following Course Outcome.
CO #8: Discuss the value
of best evidence as a driving force to institute change in delivery of nursing
care. (PO #8)
care. (PO #8)
This assignment is worth a total of
The Patient Guide to the
WWWPowerPoint assignment is due at the end of Week 2. Submit your completed
assignment to the Patient Guide to the WWW basket in the Dropbox by Sunday;11:59
p.m. mountain time.You may consult the Policies, under the Course Home tab, for
details regarding late assignments.Late assignments will result in loss of
points. Post questions about this assignment in the weekly Q&A Forum.
A. Use Microsoft PowerPoint to createfour slides, which will be the
basis of the guide or handout. You are encouraged to cite your source(s) as it
relates to your criteria slide. Other citations are permitted, but this is not
a requirement for the assignment.
1) Scenario Slide: This slide should include your name. Next, outline a brief
scenario, then identify a patient who is seeking information about a specific
disease process or diagnosis. Be sure to include the nurse’s assessment of
learning needs and the patient or family member’s readiness to learn. Be
Scenario for Mr. Jones
Jane Doe (your name
Mr. Jones is a
54-year-old male recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
His wife has accompanied
him to the oncologist’s office.
Both have a high school
Mr. Jones has no
interest in his diagnosis; his father died at an early age from pancreatic
cancer, and he thinks nothing can be done.
Mrs. Jones is greatly
interested in any treatment; she has been searching on the Internet for alternative
Mrs. Jones has asked the
nurse for help on how to determine whether a website is credible.
2) Criteria Slide: This slide should address at least fourcriteriaused to evaluate
websites. View Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the
National Library of Medicine at.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webeval/webeval_start.html”>http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webeval/webeval_start.html, your text, and other references. The task is to explain how to
determinethe credibility of websites andteach it to the patient and/or caregiver
described in the Scenario Slide.Concentrate on evaluation of information, not
how to search. Assume that the patient or caregiver has basic Internet searching
skills, a computer in the home, and can enter words in the query box in a
search engine,such as Google, Bing, Yahoo,and so forth.The idea is to teach
your patients how to evaluate websites (suspect and credible) as they relate to
a specific disease process or diagnosis.
The format of the criteria shouldbe logical and
easy to read, for example, a table, checklist, or Q & A.Be creative! Language
should be appropriate for the educational level of the audience, in other words,
the patient and/or caregiver as described in the Scenario Slide.Note: This is
the only slide that requires a citation.
3) Suspect Site Slide:This slide should give the name and description of a suspect website.
The suspect website must berelated to the disease or diagnosis identified in
the scenario. However, the site does not meet the criteria for a credible site,
for example, gives inaccurate information, and so forth. You must provide a
working link to the site. Wikipedia is not acceptable! Explain why the site is
suspect based on the criteria you outlined in the Criteria Slide.
4) Credible Site Slide:This slide should give the name and description of a credible website
that you would recommend to the patient and/or caregiver/family member. The website
must be appropriate for the general public and address the disease process or
diagnosis identified in the Scenario Slide. Avoid sites that are aimed at
healthcare professionals. Explain why the site is credible based on criteriathat
you outlined in the Criteria Slide.
B. If you need assistance using PowerPoint, search tutorials about
how to use PowerPoint on the Microsoft Office site.
The following are the
scholarly writing requirements for this assignment.
name appears on the Scenario Slide.
slides should be submitted. Points will be deducted for additional slides.
The four slides pertain to the
for selection of credible sites;
linksfor the suspect and credible sites are working and formatted correctly.
and sentence structure are correct with no spelling or grammatical errors.
colored slides, and interesting backgrounds are welcome; however, they are not
part of the criteria for this assignment and are not considered for grading
Core Functions of Public Health (graded)
Let’s start with a broad
overview of public health nursing. The three core functions of public health
are assessment, assurance, and policy development (Nies & McEwen, 2015, p.
one of these core public health functions.
how this core function relates to one intervention from the Public Health
Intervention Wheel (Nies & McEwen, 2015, pp. 14–15).
Nies, M. A., & McEwen,
M. (2015). Community/public
health nursing: Promoting the health of populations(6th
ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier.
Determinants of Health (graded)
What makes some healthy and
others ill? Healthy People 2020 identifies five determinants of healththat
influence the health of individuals and populations.Healthy
People 2020 describes them as “A range of personal, social, economic, and
environmental factors that influence health status are known as determinants of
health” (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2014, About Determinants of Health, para.
1). Determinants fall into five categories including: (a) policy making, (b)
social factors, (c) health services, (d) individual behavior, and (e) biology
to the “Determinants of Health” link.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundation-health-measures/Determinants-of-Health”>http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundation-health-measures/Determinants-of-Healthand
click on each determinant to read about all of the determinants.
one of the five determinants. In your posting, describe this determinant
and its importance.
U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services. (2014) HealthyPeople2020:
About Determinants of Health. Retrieved from.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundation-health-measures/Determinants-of-Health”>http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundation-health-measures/Determinants-of-Health
Devry NR443 Week 2 Discussion DQ1
& DQ 2 Latest 2016 Jan.
Windshield Survey (graded)
In this discussion thread, you will view a windshield survey video
of a community called Iron Ridge to practice performing part of a windshield
survey. Review the categories and questions in Box 6-2 on page 98 of your text
(Nies & McEwen, 2015).
Click.equella.ecollege.com/file/d566111f-86aa-4b85-ba8a-5592145776e5/31/U2_Lesson_Community_Windshield_Survey.mp4″>HEREto view the windshield
Click.equella.ecollege.com/file/d566111f-86aa-4b85-ba8a-5592145776e5/31/U2_Community_Windshield_Survey.html”>HEREto read a transcript of
Next, choose one of the six assessment categories from Box 6-2,
and discuss what you observed about Iron Ridge related to the questions in that
Also, discuss how a community health nurse might prioritize the identified
needs to begin planning an intervention.
Nies, M. A., & McEwen, M. (2015).Community/Public
health nursing: Promoting the health of populations(6th ed.). St. Louis, MO:
Demographic and Epidemiological Assessment
For this post, you will collect assessment data about your city or
county. This post will include information about demographics (general
characteristics) and epidemiological data (disease or health behavior rates) of
your community. This data collection will help with two sections of your Week 4
Milestone 2 assignment.
data:Go online to the U.S. Census Bureau at.census.gov/”>http://quickfacts.census.gov/. Obtain information about
the demographic characteristics of the population for your city or county
of residence. You may have to look at county data if your city is not
listed. Collect a range of demographic data about age, ethnicity, poverty
levels, housing, and education.
data:Go to your city or county health department
website (search the Internet) or County Health Rankings (.countyhealthrankings.org/”>http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/) to discuss
epidemiological data about your area. Identify several priority health
concerns for your area.
Here is a helpful tip sheet about the.equella.ecollege.com/file/d566111f-86aa-4b85-ba8a-5592145776e5/15/Instructions_on_US_Census_Web_Site.pdf”>U.S. Census
will assist you in using this website as a resource.
Devry NR443 Week 3 Discussion DQ1
& DQ 2 Latest 2016 Jan.
Caring for Vulnerable Populations
This week, you are learning about
many different vulnerable populations. Choose one vulnerable population.
Briefly describe this vulnerable population.
Discuss several risk factors that may impact health
outcomes for this group.
Describe two priorities for community health nurses
working with this population.
Assuring Resources for the
Review the Week 3 Case Study that
may be found in Doc Sharing.
Assurance is one of the three core
functions of public health. Find a resource in your community (other than WIC)
that could assist Mary during her pregnancy. Start by searching the Internet
for your local health department’s website. What services do they provide for
pregnant women or those with mental health concerns? What about your local
welfare office? Do they provide prenatal or mental health services? Are there
any service organizations, crisis pregnancy centers, or churches providing help
for pregnant women or those experiencing mental health concerns?
Briefly describe the types of services that you found.
Choose one agency and assess this agency in terms of the 4 As. Is
it accessible, acceptable, affordable, or available for Mary or other pregnant
women that you case-manage?
Devry NR443 Week 4 Discussion DQ1
& DQ 2 Latest 2016 Jan.
for the School Nurse (graded)
As the school nurse role evolves, there are increasingly more
health concerns for the school nurse. Does the locale make a difference in the
problems, or are health problems in children and adolescents universal? In some
inner-city areas, violence is a prevalent issue. What do you think are the
biggest problems in your areas?
Objectives for Community Settings (graded)
The federal government developed Healthy People as a set of
national health objectives that are revised every 10 years. These objectives
are very specific in order to guide and measure our nation’s progress related
to public health.
Click on a topic area that relates to a community health (CH) setting you are
learning about. Click on the greenObjectivesarea in that topic area to choose one
Healthy People 2020numbered objective.
the community health setting of interest (see Chapters 30–33).
one specific numbered Healthy People 2020objective(not a goal) related to this
community health setting.
could a community health nurse help this setting meet this objective?
Here is a helpful “.equella.ecollege.com/file/e9c34041-9a9d-454e-a2f7-5ac6696a25cb/31/Introduction_to_Healthy_People_2020_website.pdf”>Introduction
to Healthy People 2020 website” document to aid you
in navigating the HP 2020 website.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2014).Healthy
People 2020: 2020 Topics & Objectives. Retrieved from
Devry NR443 Week 5 Discussion DQ1
& DQ 2 Latest 2016 Jan.
Health Intervention Strategies (graded)
Review the Week 5 Case Study found in Doc Sharing.
You will continue in your role as a nurse with your local health
department. Examine your online lesson, assigned readings, and visit The
Community Guide website:.thecommunityguide.org/”>http://www.thecommunityguide.org/to explore interventions related to
violence or excess alcohol use. Choose one evidence-based intervention that is
recommended, and present this intervention to the task force.
this intervention and and discuss the community health nurse’s role in
implementing this strategy.
whether it is considered a primary, secondary, or tertiary prevention
strategy and include your rationale (see Nies & McEwen, 2015, Chapter
1, p. 7 for a review of levels of prevention).
Community Preventive Services Task Force. (2014).The
Community Guide. Retrieved from.thecommunityguide.org/”>http://www.thecommunityguide.org/
Nies, M. A., & McEwen, M. (2015).Community/Public
health nursing: Promoting the health of populations(6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier.