Let us go back and distinguish between the two things that we want to do; for we want to do two things in modern society. We want one class of….
This discussion prompt refers to the Pathways to Safer Opioid
Discussion Prompt #1
· This discussion prompt refers to the Pathways to Safer Opioid Use simulation.
After participating in the Pathways to Safer Opioid Use simulation exercise, reflect on the following.
Have you empowered a patient to believe they could make needed lifestyle modifications irrespective of the barriers that exist in their environment? Please provide examples. If so, you were engaged in health promotion activities as part of your nursing role.
Were there any strategies used in this simulation exercise that you use to improve patient health literacy? Are there any that you use that were not mentioned here? In your experience, how effective are these strategies?
What are some of the biggest challenges you encounter when trying to improve health literacy? What solutions can you offer to manage these challenges?
Video Explain a patient had a severe pain and depression cause for the pain. He went to ER because he felt and heat his eyes, and doctor prescribe him controlled pain medication, and he went to the primary care physician and the PCP also prescribe him another type of controlled medication, since previously traying to resolved the issue with other alternatives treatment. Neither the doctors, nurse or pharmacy tech spoke with patient regarding the safe ways to take the medication or the high-risk side effects, and/or overdoses. Patient end in ICU with overdose, that can be avoided if all health care professional that interfere with the patient will have the time and the commitment to find an alternative treatment, with a high outcome
Discussion Prompt #2
· Choose two emerging populations, such as Latino/Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, or Black/African Americans. How do health issues differ between the two populations?