Watch the following video entitled “The Walk from ‘No’ to ‘Yes’” and critically respond to the following questions:
1. Think of examples of conflict that you have observed at your workplace (or at a previous one). Describe the positive and negative outcomes of this conflict.
2. Describe the situations that most commonly produce conflict at your employer (or at a previous one). How could the conflict at the company be more effectively managed?
3. Considering William Ury’s comments in his TED talk, how can “taking the third side” help to solve conflict?
Answer questions from case study
What are your first steps when meeting Kelly Francis?
Once you are able to speak with Kelly Francis you find her to be very soft spoken and tearful. What types of communication techniques would you use/what would you say to Kelly Francis?
What are some of issues you feel could be causing Kelly Francis to be tearful and upset?
Upon physical examination of Kelly Francis you assess her vital signs to be BP 128/82 P-100, R- 19, T- 37.9 °C . What is your assessment of these vital signs?
What other physical observations would you make? Assess Kelly Francis.
Note any unusual findings from assessing Kelly Francis, what would be your response to each of the findings.
2 hours into your shift you go in to check on Kelly Francis and to get her up into a chair. You find her complaining of a headache and pain from her surgical site. She also states that she is having difficulty focusing with her eyes.
What are your first steps to getting Kelly Francis up and into a chair?
What are some reasons Kelly Francis could be complaining of a headache and difficulty focusing?
What are your assessments and nursing interventions for Kelly Francis at this time?
Your patient is wearing TED stockings, what are the indications for wearing TED stockings?
Your orders have a choice of IV or IM….what are the indications and benefits for one method over another?
Racism And Health
This week we watched the TED talk How Racism Makes Us Sick? In this discussion want us to reflect on the TEDtalk and share what you have learned about racism and health.
You will also need to respond to two of your peers.
Have courage. Be kind. ( refer to the NETIQUETTE page for more information)
To receive full credit: you must address the prompt; your responses should be at least 150