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The NASW Code of Ethics provides social workers with guidelines and standards for interacting with clients, colleagues, communities, and society, as a whole. These standards govern interactions and professional behavior of social work practitioners.

The NASW Code of Ethics provides social workers with guidelines and standards for interacting with clients, colleagues, communities, and society, as a whole. These standards govern interactions and professional behavior of social work practitioners. The NASW has also developed specific standards, which are published in the NASW Standards for Social Work Practice With Clients With […]

The health risks present in Mr. C that are associated with his obesity includes hypertension and sleep apnea.  

  1. The health risks present in Mr. C that are associated with his obesity includes hypertension and sleep apnea.  His lab values indicate possible diabetes, elevated cholesterol, elevated triglycerides, and low HDL (Medscape, 2014).  These lab values, associated with his obesity, put him at substantial risk for heart disease.  Bariatric surgery would be a […]

Health Information Technology Systems 

Health Information Technology Systems  What brought you to the nursing profession and what are your strengths as a nurse? Many times, nurses are called upon to use skills that do not relate to the reasons that made them enter their profession. What is your attitude toward change, especially the increased reliance on technology in health […]

Obesity occurs when the body has too much fat.

Obesity occurs when the body has too much fat. Obesity increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, arthritis, and cancer. A loss of any amount of weight can help to prevent these things from happening. For Mr. C, some of the health risks that he has accompanying his obesity includes diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea […]

What do you look forward to as you begin this educational experience and your personal search for purpose? What is your greatest fear? How can you overcome it? Write about one specific educational experience from your past in which you addressed a fear and overcame it and how you succeeded in this process.

What do you look forward to as you begin this educational experience and your personal search for purpose? What is your greatest fear? How can you overcome it? Write about one specific educational experience from your past in which you addressed a fear and overcame it and how you succeeded in this process.   Be […]

The purpose of this assignment is to think critically about the powerful and prevalent cultural texts that surround us in our daily lives, by working to better understand what our culture is saying to us through the cultural texts we consume, as well as what our cultural texts say about us as a society. You will accomplish this by writing a 4-6 pages APA formatted paper.

The purpose of this assignment is to think critically about the powerful and prevalent cultural texts that surround us in our daily lives, by working to better understand what our culture is saying to us through the cultural texts we consume, as well as what our cultural texts say about us as a society. You […]

variant characteristics of culture

Describe the concept of “variant characteristics of culture.” Which characteristics can change and which cannot? Is equality for variant cultures typically supported in the United States? Provide examples to support your statement.

systems thinking to someone who has not heard of this concept

Review and consider the content you covered during Week One. Post a 260- to 350-word response to the following questions as a New Message into the discussion area: How would you explain systems thinking to someone who has not heard of this concept? Where in your current work can you now identify the importance of systems thinking where you might not […]

Diversity has a significant influence on health care. Studying transcultural health care helps health professionals understand different cultures in order to provide holistic and individualized health care

Diversity has a significant influence on health care. Studying transcultural health care helps health professionals understand different cultures in order to provide holistic and individualized health care. Review the Purnell Model for Cultural Competence, including the theory, framework and 12 domains. Write 750-1,000 word paper exploring the Purnell Model for Cultural Competence. Include the following: […]