Writing And Rhetoric, Nursing Theory (Watson’s Theory), Pathophysiology (Schizophrenia) And Capstone Project (Hyperlipidemia)

Part 1: Writing and rhetoric

Topic: Deaths caused by school shootings clearly show the need to develop programs to improve students’ mental health.
Part 1: Writing and Rhetoric

Topic: Deaths caused by school shootings clearly show the need to develop programs to improve students’ mental health.

Deep: Tweets to Reports

Writing: school genre

According to https://twitter.com/SomeMoreNews/status/1575606631894687744, two claims made in the social media text are:

“There have been at least 18 school shootings in the US so far this year”

“Students’ mental health needs are not being met”

What do you find online information (Journals, books…) about the claims selected?

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there were 18 school shootings in the US during the 2019-2020 school year. In terms of students’ mental health needs, a report by the National Alliance on Mental Illness found that 80% of children in need of mental health services do not receive them.

a. What say two reliable sources per each picked claim that either confirms or disproves that information?

Claim 1:
-Source 1: The Washington Post (https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2021/local/school-shootings-in-2021/) confirms that there have been 18 school shootings in the US so far this year.
-Source 2: CNN (https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/22/us/school-shootings-2021-list-trnd/index.html) also confirms that there have been 18 school shootings in the US so far this year.

Claim 2:
-Source 1: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (https://www.nami.org/About-Mental-Illness/Mental-Health-Conditions/Childrens-Mental-Health/Childrens-Mental-Health-Facts) states that 80% of children in need of mental health services do not receive them.
-Source 2: The Child Mind Institute (https://childmind.org/article/mental-health-needs-of-students-arent-being-met/) also states that students’ mental health needs are not being met.

Discuss at least one detail from your source that establishes each of the following:
Source 1 (The National Center for Education Statistics):
a. Authority: The National Center for Education Statistics is a
Pick two claims (facts, statistics, arguments) made in the social media text and

1. What do you find online information (Journals, books…) about the claims selected? (One paragraph)

a. What say two reliable sources per each picked claim that either confirms or disproves that information?

Following the checklist (Check the file attached)

2. Discuss at least one detail from your source that establishes each of the following: (One paragraph)

a. Authority

b. Purpose

c. Accuracy and Verifiability

e. Currency and Relevance. If you can’t establish all four of these criteria, consider using a different source.

4. Following the Guiding Questions for Researching Rhetorically 2 file (Check the file attached) answer each question in a paragraph, that is, seven paragraphs

Question 1 (One paragraph)

Question 2 (One paragraph)

Question 3 (One paragraph)

Question 4 (One paragraph)

Question 5 (One paragraph)

Question 6 (One paragraph)

Question 7 (One paragraph)

Part 2: Writing and rhetoric

Topic: Recognizing sex work would allow women in this industry to unionize and access benefits that workers in other industries have

Deep: Tweets to Reports

Writing: school genre

According to

Pick two claims (facts, statistics, arguments) made in the social media text and

1. What do you find online information (Journals, books…) about the claims selected? (One paragraph)

a. What say two reliable sources per each picked claim that either confirms or disproves that information?

Following the checklist (Check the file attached)

2. Discuss at least one detail from your source that establishes each of the following: (One paragraph)

a. Authority

b. Purpose

c. Accuracy and Verifiability

e. Currency and Relevance. If you can’t establish all four of these criteria, consider using a different source.

4. Following the Guiding Questions for Researching Rhetorically 2 file (Check the file attached) answer each question in a paragraph, that is, seven paragraphs

Question 1 (One paragraph)

Question 2 (One paragraph)

Question 3 (One paragraph)

Question 4 (One paragraph)

Question 5 (One paragraph)

Question 6 (One paragraph)

Question 7 (One paragraph)

Part 3: Nursing theory

Topic: Watson’s theory

1. Present an overview of the nursing theory (One paragraph)

2. Describe the conceptual model the theory would fall into. (Two paragraphs)

3. Is it a practice theory, midrange theory, or grand theory? (One paragraph)

a. Explain

4. Explain how the nursing theory incorporates the four metaparadigm concepts.(Two paragraphs: One paragraph for a and b; One paragraph for c and d)

a. Person

b. Health

c. Environment

d. Nursing

Part 4: Pathophysiology

Topic: Schizoaffective Disorders

Disease: schizophrenia

1. According to DSM- 5 (ONLY) explain what Schizoaffective Disorders is (One paragraph) ==> Schizoaffective disorder is a mental disorder characterized by a combination of symptoms of schizophrenia, such as hallucinations or delusions, and symptoms of a mood disorder, such as depression or mania. According to the DSM-5, to be diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, an individual must have symptoms of both schizophrenia and a mood disorder for a significant portion of the illness. Additionally, the symptoms of the mood disorder must be present for a significant portion of the illness, and cannot be better explained by a separate medical condition or substance abuse. The disorder can present as either bipolar type or depressive type.

2. Definition of the disease or disorder (One paragraph)

3. Stadistic epidemiology of the disease or disorder (One paragraph)

a. Incidence

b. Prevalence

4. Pathogenesis (Four paragraphs)

a. Pathophysiology at the Cellular level (One paragraph)

b. Genetics/genomics (One paragraph)

c. Neurotransmitters (One paragraph)

d. Neurobiology (One paragraph)

5. Clinical features of the disease or disorder (Three paragraphs)

a. History of the patient’s problems (One paragraph)

b. Physical findings (One paragraph)

c. Psychiatric findings (One paragraph)

6. Recommendations (Five paragraphs)

a. Treatment recommendations according to the US clinical guidelines. (One paragraph)

b. Patient education for management and anticipatory guidance.(One paragraph)

c. Non-pharmaceutical (One paragraph)

d. Cultural (One paragraph)

e. Spiritual considerations (One paragraph)

Part 5: Capstone project

Topic: Hyperlipidemia: lifestyle modifications combined with pharmacologic treatment. ===> Hyperlipidemia, commonly known as high cholesterol, is a condition that can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Lifestyle modifications, such as a healthy diet and regular exercise, are the first line of treatment for managing hyperlipidemia. However, for individuals who do not achieve optimal cholesterol levels through lifestyle changes alone, pharmacologic treatment may be necessary.
The most commonly used medications for hyperlipidemia are statins, which work by reducing the production of cholesterol in the liver. Other medications, such as bile acid sequestrants, nicotinic acid, and fibric acid derivatives, may also be used to lower cholesterol levels.
It is important to note that lifestyle modifications and pharmacologic treatment should be used in combination for optimal management of hyperlipidemia. Adopting a healthy diet, regular exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight can not only lower cholesterol levels but also improve overall health. Additionally, it is important to adhere to the prescribed medications as directed by a healthcare provider and to have regular follow-up appointments to monitor cholesterol levels and adjust treatment as needed.
It is also worth mentioning that genetic factors may also play a role in hyperlipidemia development, and some people may require more aggressive treatment. It is important to work closely with a healthcare provider to determine the best treatment plan for an individual’s specific needs.
Hyperlipidemia is a condition that can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Lifestyle modifications, such as a healthy diet and regular exercise, are the first line of treatment. However, for individuals who do not achieve optimal cholesterol levels through lifestyle changes alone, pharmacologic treatment may be necessary. It is important to use lifestyle modifications and pharmacologic treatment in combination and work closely with a healthcare provider to determine the best treatment plan for an individual’s specific needs.

According to Part 5: Hyperlipidemia (Check file attached)

1. Create a MAP-IT (Check MAP-IT stands) (Five paragraphs)

a. M- Mobilize (One paragraph)

b. A- Asses (One paragraph)

c. P- Plan (One paragraph)

d. I- Implement (One paragraph)

e. T- Track (One paragraph)

2. Framework: Health Belief Model (HBM) (Three paragraphs)

a. Explain the Framework (One paragraph)

b. Explain how HBM is the most appropriate health promotion/disease prevention theoretical or conceptual model that best serves as the guiding framework for the proposal (Two paragraph)

3. Outcomes (Two paragraphs)

a. Describe the intended outcomes concurrent with the SMART goal approach

4. Detailed Plan (Four paragraphs)

a. Provide a detailed plan for the evaluation for each outcome.

5. Barriers / Challenges (Two paragraphs)

a. Describe possible barriers/challenges to implementing the proposed project (One paragraph)

b. Describe the strategies to address these barriers/challenges(One paragraph)

6. Conclusion (Two paragraphs)

a. Share your insights about this strategy and your expectations regarding achieving your goals. (One paragraph)

b. Make a comprehensive conclusion summarizing the pap3r and providing a call to action for the nurses. (One paragraph)

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