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Promoting Health in the Community - Essay Example
Author : hmonahan
Pages 5 (1255 words)
Student Number: Tutor: Tutorial time/day: QUESTION 1: You’re planning to educate Mrs Lucas about the use of an incentive spirometer to prevent post-operative respiratory complications following her mitral valve replacement. During your assessment of Mrs Lucas’s learning needs you use the Dunn and Dunn (1987) learning styles and identify that a number of stimuli affect Mrs Lucas’s learning including: 1) Mrs Lucas is not motivated to learn about the incentive spirometer; 2) Mrs Lucas states ‘ I don’t need a nurse to show me how to use it’ (she prefers not to be taught by an authority figure); 3 Mrs Lucas does not seem to have followed through with any of the verbal ins…
QUESTION 2: You are providing nursing care for Mr Darcy following chemotherapy treatment. Mr Darcy has been educated to conduct mouth washes with sodium bicarbonate before and after each meal and before sleep at night throughout the course of his treatment. This strategy aims to reduce the likelihood of Mr Darcy developing mouth ulcers associated with his treatment. Apply the Health Belief Model to increase the likelihood of Mr Darcy taking action to prevent mouth ulcers by answering the questions on the next page. QUESTION 3: Explain why inadequate social support can result in disparities in health between individuals and communities. QUESTION 4: Justify how the Ottawa Charter action area of creating supportive environments can reduce health inequalities due to inadequate social support. Provide 1 Australian example in your answer. QUESTION 5: Justify how the Ottawa Charter action area of Building Healthy Public Policy may reduce workplace stress. Provide 1 Australian example in your answer. ...