Workforce Issues on Patient Safety
In this assignment, you will consider how workforce issues impact patient safety.
Based on your research, respond to one of the following discussion questions.
Discussion Question 1
Identify the methodology, design, and rationale of the following titles.
Exploring the rate of seasonal-pattern depression in an Inuit community
Democracy in America
The relationship between compassion fatigue and burnout among critical care nurses
Two drugs for Alzheimer’s show promise
Evaluating technology with student success
Factors that influence weight control among women
The meaning of living with brain injury and stroke 10 years after the injury
Exploring the beliefs of healing among Aborigines
Shisana, O., Rice, K., Zungu, N., & Zuma, K. (2010). Gender and poverty in South
Africa in the era of HIV/AIDS: A quantitative study. Journal of Women’s
Health (15409996), 19(1), 39–46.
Ko, E., Nelson-Becker, H., Park, Y., & Shin, M. (2013). End-of-Life decision making
in older Korean adults: Concerns, preferences, and expectations. Educational
Gerontology, 39(2), 71–81.
Witzke, J., Rhone, R., Backhaus, D., & Shaver, N. (2008). How sweet the sound:
Research evidence for the use of music in Alzheimer’s dementia. Journal of
Gerontological Nursing, 34(10), 45–52.
Sandvik, A., Melender, H., Jonsén, E., Jönsson, G., Salmu, M., & Hilli, Y. (2012).
Nursing students’ experiences of the first clinical education: A nordic
quantitative study. Nordic Journal of Nursing Research & Clinical Studies /
Vård I Norden, 32(3), 20–25.
Cooper, C., Taft, L., & Thelen, M. (2004). Examining the role of technology in
learning: An evaluation of online clinical conferencing. Journal of
Professional Nursing, 20(3), 160–166.
Roulston, A., Bickerstaff, D., Haynes, T., Rutherford, L., & Jones, L. (2012). A pilot
study to evaluate an outpatient service for people with advanced lung cancer.
International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 18(5), 225–233.
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Discuss the effects of poverty on marriages and families.
1 Identify and describe an individual’s motivations for marriage.
2 Describe the problems and benefits associated with military marriages (CHP.7)
1 Compare the positions of pro-life and pro-choice.
2 Discuss the effects of poverty on marriages and families. (9)
1 Identify and describe the explanations for why spouses become involved in extramarital sex
2 Identify and describe positive stress management strategies .(12)
1 How have changing family functions and structure contributed to the incidence of divorce?
2 Describe the cycle of abuse. (13)
1 What is age? How do we know how old we are?
2 Describe the mental health challenges of the elderly. (15)