Advanced pathophysiology & advanced pharmacology discussion questions

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I need the attached 5 discussion questions in 200 words each. Please provide references (including in-text citations) with each of the questions. Please avoid plagiarism.


ADVANCED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

Choose Topic for Discussion Forum- In 200 words

So that all students do not report on the same Discussion Forum topic, I will limit it so only certain number of students can work on any one topic.

Pick a topic to create an overview for (that you will post to the discussion board).

Once you have saved your choice then open this weeks Discussion Forum to create your overview and post it there for all students to discuss.

· Function of ATP metabolism

· Membrane transport associated with:

· Diffusion

· Osmosis

· Endocytosis

· Exocytosis

· Cell nucleus being control center

· Functions of the cellular organelles

· Function of the cell membrane

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Top of Form

· Function of ATP metabolism

· Membrane transport associated with Diffusion

· Membrane transport associated with Osmosis

· Membrane transport associated with Endocytosis

· Membrane transport associated with Exocytosis

· Cell nucleus being control center

· Functions of the cellular organelles (Full)

· Function of the cell membrane


Week 02 Discussion– In 200 words

Question(s):

Pick one of the following three cases and present your case summary:

1. A 7-year-old boy is a patient in the intensive care unit you work at. He was on a camping trip with his family when he accidentally fell on the campfire causing severe second- and third-degree burns over 60% of his body. The clinical care team tells his parents that it will be critical to maintain their son’s airway and keep his fluid levels high.

a. The father is confused and asks you why his son’s fluid level is important after a burn. How would you explain this to him?

b. After your explanation, the father nods that he understands. He then asks how you will measure his son’s fluid levels. How would you respond?

c. As a clinician with knowledge of physiology, which aspects of this boy’s condition would you be most concerned about?

2. A 19-year-old college sophomore presents complaining of frequent diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and weight loss for 2 weeks. Upon further questioning, you learn that 6 weeks ago, he returned from an overseas summer trip to Africa. You suspect he has a parasitic GI infection.

a. If he asked you how it is possible he could have gotten such an infection weeks ago but not had symptoms until recently, how would you respond?

b. What other illnesses might you consider that may be responsible for his symptoms?

3. A 26-year-old female presents into the office you work at concerned that she has been exposed to chicken pox. She recalls having had chicken pox at 8 years old. You advise her that it is very unlikely that she will again get chicken pox because of her adaptive immunity.

a. How would you explain to her what adaptive immunity is?

b. If she was still concerned that she may develop chicken pox, what are some alternatives you could provide for her?

Important Terminology for Infectious Disease Matching Activity.

Match the words below into the correct boxes. This activity is not graded, you can retry the activity as many times as you feel necessary to review the terms. 

Commensalism

Infectious

Colonization

Virulence

Parasitic relationship

Commensalism

Mutualism.

Saprophytes

Host

Pathogens

Microflora

1. ————— is a free-living organisms obtaining their growth from dead or decaying organic material from the environment.

2. ————— is any organism capable of supporting the nutritional and physical growth requirements of another organism.

3. ————— is a bacteria inhabiting exposed surfaces of the body.

4. ————–– disease is the disease state brought about by the interaction with another organism.

5. ————— is the presence and multiplication of a living organism on or within the host.

6. ————— is the disease-inducing potential.

7. ————— is an interaction in which colonizing bacteria acquire nutritional needs and shelter but the host body is not affected.

8. ————— is a microorganisms so virulent that they are rarely found in the absence of disease.

9. ————— is only the infecting organism benefits from the relationship.

10. ————— is an interaction in which the microorganism and the host both derive benefits from the interaction.

11. ————— is an interaction in which colonizing bacteria acquire nutritional needs and shelter but the host body is not affected.


ADVANCED PHARMACOLOGY

Regulations Ethics and Conscientious Prescribing; Drug Development


Week 01 Discussion – In 200 words

Questions:

In the U.S., States vary in the regulations related to Advanced Practice Prescribing. Post the regulations in your home state discussing the following:

· Who is the regulatory agency?

· What is the scope of practice related to prescribing?

· What schedules of controlled dangerous substances can be written by the Advanced Practice Nurse?

· Is there any additional education needed to prescribe?


Week 02 Discussion – In 200 words

Questions:

· Research a medication that could require pharmacogenomic considerations for prescribing. Post a link to the article and summarize.

· Discuss with your cohort.


Week 03 Discussion
– In 200 words

Questions:

JF is a 64 year old African American male who is transferring to your practice. He has no complaints, except for occasional headaches and some lightheadedness when getting up too quickly over the past month. He admits to minimal exercise and states “I don’t add salt to my food”. His last visit to his PCP was 9 months ago.

PMH: HTN, Type II Diabetes, COPD
SH- occasional alcohol, 2-3 cups tea daily, smokes socially when going out.
Current meds: Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg daily; Insulin glargine 20U daily hs; Metformin 1000 mg BID, tiotroprium (Spiriva) 1 capsule inhaled daily.
VS: 162/90 (sitting), HR 76, RR 16. Ht. 70” Weight 190 lbs. pulse ox 96%

· Would you change his antihypertensive medications? If so, what would you change?

· Provide the rationale using an evidenced base source for your choice.

· List five things you would teach this patient?

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