Write a 750-1,000-word policy brief that summarizes the issue, explains the effect on the population, and proposes a solution to the issue

Benchmark   – Policy Brief

Research public health issues on the “Climate Change” or Investigate a public health issue related to an environmental issue within the U.S. health care delivery system and examine its effect on a specific population.

Write a 750-1,000-word policy brief that summarizes the issue, explains the effect on the population, and proposes a solution to the issue.

Follow this outline when writing the policy brief:

1. Describe the policy health issue. Include the following information: (a) what population is affected, (b) at what level does it occur (local, state, or national), and (c) evidence about the issues supported by resources.

2. Create a problem statement.

3. Provide suggestions for addressing the health issue caused by the current policy. Describe what steps are required to initiate policy change. Include necessary stakeholders (government officials, administrator) and budget or funding considerations, if applicable.

4. Discuss the impact on the health care delivery system.

Include three peer-reviewed sources and two other sources to support the policy brief.

What can cause oppositional defiant disorder?

Mr. and Mrs. Lahud have come to the clinic to initiate family therapy. The whole family is under stress because their youngest daughter, 10-year-old Elia, loses her temper “almost constantly,” the parents say.
“In fact, she seems to be always seething under the surface, even when she’s laughing and seeming to have a good time, just waiting to explode. She argues about the simplest things you can try to give her choices, like, instead of saying, ‘time to get dressed for school,’ you might say, ‘Elia, do you want your green sweater or your yellow one today?’ She just starts screaming and says, ‘You can’t tell me to get dressed!’ And she’s ten.”
Jaival, their new therapist, asks, “Can you tell me how often, on average, you’d say Elia loses her temper? Can you make an average guess at, say, how many times a week?”
Elia’s mother says, “It would be easier to estimate how many times per day.”
Mr. Lahud nods, “Yes, I’d say about 18 times a day, at least once for every hour that she’s awake.”
“And that’s on a daily basis?” says Jaival.
Both parents nod without hesitation.
“How long has it been like this?”
“Well,” Mrs. Lahud tilts her head. “She was always kind of a fussy baby. She’s never slept much and has just kind of always thrown tantrums and never stopped.”
Jaival takes some notes and then asks, “Is there anything else about her behavior that fits a pattern that’s fairly long-standing?”
Mr. Lahud sighs. “It just feels like she wants a big fight, then blames everyone else for something that she started-even when it’s clear no one else is even participating in the fight. It’s getting to be really hard on the other two kids because she just never lets up from the time she wakes up until late into the night; she tries to annoy us and them pretty equally, and now they’re having trouble with her at school too. She’s not getting along with other kids there either.
“We’ve tried positive reinforcement, like a sticker chart for good behavior—”
“-but after a while,” Mrs. Lahud adds, “We just took it down. The other two kids would have rows of stickers, but she defies even the simplest of rules, so she’d have maybe one or two stars to their eight or ten. It started to feel like the sticker chart was just making her feel worse about herself. Her teachers say the same thing.”
Mrs. Lahud’s eyes fill with tears. “We don’t know what to do any more. I feel sorry for her. We can’t help feel that this is not the ‘real’ her, if you know what I mean.”
She looks at her husband, who nods and squeezes her hand.
“She does some pretty mean, spiteful things to ‘get even with everyone.'” Mrs. Lahud continues, “but then the other night, she was quiet and thoughtful when I cuddled with her at bedtime, and while we were alone, she whispered, ‘Mom, why does it have to be so hard to be good? It’s really hard.'”
She breaks down and cries, and her husband hugs her.

1. Jaival meets with Elia subsequently, and though she is very charming and intelligent at first, she does make an effort to annoy him, but he doesn’t take the bait. The next day, with her parents’ permission, the school counselor also calls Jaival, asking if she can share some concerns of her own, which confirm for Jaival that Elia’s parents have pretty accurately described her behavior. Subsequent testing does not      reveal a psychotic or mood disorder, and Jaival initially makes a      tentative diagnosis of “oppositional defiant disorder.” Do you agree or disagree? What criteria would you cite to support your opinion?

2. What can cause oppositional defiant disorder?

3. Over a period of years, Elia continues to see therapists; and as adolescent hormones are added into the mix, times get a little rougher for her and her family. What kinds of comorbidity might she be at risk for?

Discuss three strategies for enhancing the nursing advanced practice role development

Topic: Role Development

Role transition from Registered Nurse to an advanced nursing practice role occurs through acquiring the educational component of role acquisition and the occupational or work component of role implementation. These two factors contribute to your transition from BSN-prepared nurse to MSN-prepared nurse. Discuss three strategies for enhancing the nursing advanced practice role development.

Develop and share your personal nursing mission statement

Develop and share your personal nursing mission statement. How will this guide and impact your nursing practice now and in the future?

Your initial response should be a maximum of four to five sentences.

Explore two  significant components of the ACA that could potentially impact specific  populations unjustly

Discussion Question:

Use  the learning materials and additional resource readings from this week  and reflect on whether you oppose or support the Affordable Care Act  (ACA). Consider the nursing professional’s position as a caregiver  and/or the healthcare leader as an administrator. Explore two  significant components of the ACA that could potentially impact specific  populations unjustly. Appraise the current political climate as it  relates to repealing and replacing the ACA. For this weeks’ discussion,  identify at least two reasons for keeping the ACA and at least two  reasons that it should be repealed, replaced, or revised. Provide  rationale for each.

minimum 400 words

Identify where you obtained the AD and explain its compliance with state law

PART 1   = 2 PAGES

PART 2   =1 PAGE

PART 3    = 2 PAGES

THE STATE THAT WE WILL BE USING IS FLORIDA

This paper will have three parts addressing two important pieces of legislation related to the right of individuals to make health care decisions for themselves.

Part I

The Advance Health Care Directive 

Locate a copy of an advanced directive (AD) that complies with the laws of the state in which you work. The organization in which you work should have a copy of an advance directive that is given to patients. If not, download your state’s Advance Directives here http://www.caringinfo.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3289.

Complete the advance directive for yourself.  Do not turn in your AD with your paper. The AD is for your personal use.

In your paper, Part I:

  1. Identify where you obtained the AD and explain its compliance with state law.
  2. Conduct research (2 sources) to learn more about the AD in your state and explain how it works.
  3. Discuss how easy or difficult it was to complete the AD. Your comments should be specific and both objective and subjective. For example, when you state your personal feelings, you must relate them to the literature (textbook and research) that discusses this process and the difficulties that many people face when completing an advance directive.

(Cite/ reference any sources you use to explore these questions, including your texts.)

Part II

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Form

  1. What is a Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form?
  2. When should this form be completed?
  3. Who can complete the form?
  4. Who needs to sign the form to make it a legal document?

(Cite/reference any sources you use to explore these questions, including your texts.)

Part III

Tie the two first sections together by writing a summary and conclusion.

This section should address:

1. the differences between an Advance Health Care Directive and the POLST,

2. the RN’s important role in assuring the patient’s right to autonomy in choosing the healthcare interventions the patient does or does not want.

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Use current APA format.

The paper should be between 5 pages in length excluding the title and reference page(s).

Cite and reference the course text and at least two (2) additional appropriate professional sources.

SOURCES SHOULD NOT BE OLDER THAN 2015

Write one page about physiological psychological and social aspects of drug addiction

Write one page about physiological psychological and social aspects of drug addiction. Afterward design a graphic organizer of your choice to compare and contrast the physiological aspects of drug abuse with the psychological aspects of drug addiction.

Discuss the causes of hyperpituitarism and hypopituitarism with consideration of the populations at highest risk for the development of the disorders

For this assignment, you will produce a 4–7 minute audio–video presentation on your chosen topic.

In your presentation, include the following:

  • Include at least one type of visual aid in your presentation such as PowerPoint slides, diagrams, white board use, etc.
  • You are expected to explain the processes or concepts in your own words using references to support your explanations. Include a reference list at the end and cite references verbally or with on screen citations.
  • Use appropriate master’s level terminology.
  • Include all necessary physiology and/or pathophysiology in your explanation.
  • Use detailed explanations to teach or explain. Your classmates and professional colleagues are your audience .
  • Reference a minimum of two sources; you may cite your etext as a source. Use APA format to style your visual aids and cite your sources. Include a reference page in your video.
  • Your presentation must include both audio and visual components and be professional in nature.

TOPIC

Discuss the causes of hyperpituitarism and hypopituitarism with consideration of the populations at highest risk for the development of the disorders

Compare and contrast the physiological aspects of drug abuse with the psychological aspects of drug addiction

I need a power point presentation about physiological psychological and social aspects of drug addiction. Compare and contrast the physiological aspects of drug abuse with the psychological aspects of drug addiction. Need to have 7 slides plus 10 references.

What are Heuristics and can it lead to bias?

Please answer the following questions: using APA-6th-Edition-Template-without-Abstract.dot

  1. What are Heuristics and can it lead to bias?
  2. Why is Maslow’s Hierarchy a basic psychological stable? (Watch the video for better understanding and cite it)
  3. How does FEAR keep you alive? (See emotions and feelings video)

Please write 300 or more words and APA to address the above concepts for week four.