Nursing

Review the theories of Elkind, Erikson, Kohlberg, Marcia, and Piaget

Interview a person of your choice (they may be your parents, relatives, or friends) using the questions approved by your instructor. These questions must address the following:

  1. Cognitive, physical, and psychosocial development during the interviewee’s adolescence
  2. How peers influenced the interviewee during adolescence
  3. What people and/or events influenced the interviewee’s development of morals
  4. How the interviewee’s experiences as an adolescent formulate who they are as an adult.

Pick one of the theories reviewed in chapters 16 and 17 of the text.

Write a paper of 750-1,000 words, discussing the selected theory and how it relates to your interview. Include the following in your paper:

  1. A description of the selected theory
  2. A description of your interviewee (gender, age, ethnicity, etc.)
  3. How the interviewee’s responses illustrate the selected theory. Support your response with examples.

Include at least three scholarly references, in addition to the text, in your paper.

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NSB303 Partnerships in Health and Illness

Assessment Task 2

Bachelor of Nursing

Assessment name: Consumer case study essay

Learning outcomes measured:

2. Critically analyse individual, community, environmental and social factors that influence health beliefs and practices and strategies for promoting positive health behaviours.

3. Evaluate and apply evidence-based models of health

behaviour change, health education, self- management support, and partnerships in health care as they apply to promotion of health and wellness and rehabilitation of individuals and

Length: 1500 words

Estimated time to complete task:

30 hours

Weighting: 60%

Individual/Group: Individual

Formative/Summative: Formative and Summative

How will I be assessed:

7 point grading scale using a rubric for summative feedback

Due date:

Week 13 – Friday 1st June, 2018

Submitted by 23:59 via Turn It In within your NSB303 Blackboard site.

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NSB303 Partnerships in Health and Illness

Task Description and Case Study Resources

This Essay is based on an EdCaN Case Study, which can be located at:

http://edcan.org.au/edcan-learning-resources/case-based-learning- resources/colorectal-cancer

Note: Preliminary parts of this case study will be completed online throughout the semester learning materials, leading up to the completion of this case study essay.

For the purpose of this assignment you are the Cancer Care Coordinator at the hospital where John receives his adjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal cancer. John is currently receiving his last cycle of chemotherapy and you will be meeting with him to provide education with regards to his discharge and self- management plan following the end of his active treatment.

What you need to do In preparation for your meeting with John, you are to develop a discharge and self- management plan for discussion with him. Your plan should consider:

• The recommended follow up regimen after curative treatment for colorectal cancer, having critically reviewed the available evidence. Signs and symptoms associated with colorectal cancer recurrence. Strategies to prevent survivorship issues that John may experience across all domains of health (including physical, psychological, social and spiritual health) after treatment for colorectal cancer and.

Before discussing the plan with John and his family, you are to consider the principles of communication and outline strategies that will facilitate effective education about his discharge and self-management plan.

Bachelor of Nursing

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Points for Consideration: The above assessment task is best addressed using the following format

Use the following headings:

Introduction [150 words] Your introduction should include a brief overview of John’s history, the purpose of this essay, and an outline of the areas covered in the essay.

Discharge Plan [400 words] This section should discuss:

– The recommended follow up regimen after curative treatment for colorectal cancer for John, incorporating critical discussion of available evidence. Signs and symptoms associated with colorectal cancer recurrence –

Education and Self-Management Plan [800 words] In the context of a self-management plan, this section should discuss:

– Survivorship issues that John may experience across 1) physical, 2) psychological, 3) social and 4) spiritual domains of health and strategies for prevention of the identified issues. Health education to be provided and the communication principles and strategies that will facilitate effective education.

Conclusion [150 words] Give a brief summary of the main points of the essay.

References [not included in word count]

Bachelor of Nursing

Academic Integrity Reminder

The School of Nursing takes academic integrity very seriously. All work submitted must be your own work, and the work of others must be correctly acknowledged and referenced accordingly.

There are serious consequences that will be imposed should you be found to breach academic integrity. Make sure you are familiar with the MOPP C/5.3 Academic Integrity and view the Academic Integrity video and explore the Academic Case Studies available on your Blackboard site.

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Research and Writing Guidelines:

1. Use references that are primarily peer-reviewed journal articles, published within the last ten years. Consumer websites, Wikipedia and websites that are not government-based or related to professional organisations are unacceptable. Examples of acceptable websites include:

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Government Health Departments Publications aimed at health professionals from organisations such as those found in Cancer Australia – Cancer Learning Resources (for example EdCan, eviQ).

2. At least 15 high quality academic references, used appropriately, are expected to support the arguments within your essay.

Formatting Guidelines: You are expected to present your assignment in a scholarly fashion. It should conform to the following academic conventions. Penalties will apply if these conventions are not adhered to. Use the following points as a checklist prior to submission:

You may have plus/minus 150 words of the designated word count, not including in-text references and the reference list.

Include a footer with page numbers and your name and student number on all pages

Use a separate page for references. The reference page is not included in the word count

Reference according to QUT, APA conventions only. Please refer to QUT Cite/Write for these referencing conventions.

Bullet points and numbering are not appropriate in this assessment item

Use size 12 font, Times New Roman, Arial, or Calibri font and 1.5 line or double-spacing for all assignments, and ensure margins of 2.5 cm on the right and left of the page.

Submit your assignment through Turn It In by the due date. Assessments submitted after the due date without an approved extension will not be

marked and will receive a grade of 1 or 0%. Please refer to the Faculty of Health ‘Late submission of assessment’ policy and the ‘Application for

assessment/ assignment extension form’ located on the Blackboard site.

Bachelor of Nursing

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