Biopsychosocial Concepts for Advanced Nursing

MSN6021 – Biopsychosocial Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice I

Week 4 Discussion

DQ1 Relationship Between Inflammation, Infection, and Pain and a Metabolic or Glucose Condition

For this discussion you may want to take a further look at the condition, disease, or disorder that you used as the basis for your Unit 3 Concept Map assignment. If you want, you could also choose a new condition, disease, or disorder, as long as it has relevant metabolic or glucose-related considerations.

In your discussion post, address the following. Be sure to follow the requirements for initial postings found in the Faculty Expectations Message (FEM).

In your chosen condition, disease, or disorder, what are the signs and symptoms or patient complaints that are related to inflammation and infection?

In what ways does the inflammation associated with your chosen condition relate to the disease process and impact treatment options?

In what ways does the infection potential associated with your chosen condition relate to the disease process and impact treatment options?

In your chosen condition, disease, or disorder, what are the signs and symptoms or patient complaints that are related to acute or chronic pain?

In what ways does the pain associated with your chosen condition relate to the disease process and impact treatment options?

Response Guidelines

In your response post, address one or more of the following. Be sure to follow the requirements for response posts found in the Faculty Expectations Message (FEM).

Comment on any additional considerations related to inflammation, infection, or pain relevant to your peer's chosen condition, disease, or disorder.

Share experiences from your own practice with regard to any inflammation, infection, or pain considerations relevant to your peer's chosen condition, disease, or disorder.

Learning Components

This activity will help you achieve the following learning components:

Identify the relationship between symptoms of inflammation, infection, and pain to a condition, disease, or disorder that has impaired glucose or metabolic imbalance as related aspects.

Explain the relationship between symptoms of inflammation, infection, and pain to a condition, disease, or disorder that has impaired glucose or metabolic imbalance as related aspects.

Identify contemporary evidence (from within the last five years) relevant to a specific topic.

Use evidence to support claims.

Resources

Discussion Participation Scoring Guide.

DQ2 Experience Working With Inflammation, Infection, and Pain in Personal Practice

This discussion will focus on sharing your experiences with treating and planning care for patients experiencing issues with inflammation, infection, and pain related to an imbalance or alteration in glucose metabolism. For your initial discussion post, address the following. Be sure to follow the requirements for initial postings found in the Faculty Expectations Message (FEM).

Describe one or more experiences from your practice where you had to treat a patient who was experiencing issues with inflammation, infection, and pain related to metabolic imbalance or impaired glucose regulation.

Explain any tools, strategies, or best practices that you utilized in your treatment to help ensure the best possible safety and outcomes for the patient.

Response Guidelines

In your response post, address the following. Be sure to follow the requirements for response posts found in the Faculty Expectations Message (FEM).

Share relevant information or experiences from your personal practice or care setting related to tools, strategies, or best practices that are commonly utilized to address inflammation, infection, and pain.

Comment on how your peer might use the information you are sharing in their own practice.

Learning Components

This activity will help you achieve the following learning components:

Identify the relationship between symptoms of inflammation, infection, and pain to a condition, disease, or disorder that has impaired glucose or metabolic imbalance as related aspects.

Explain the relationship between symptoms of inflammation, infection, and pain to a condition, disease, or disorder that has impaired glucose or metabolic imbalance as related aspects.

Resources

Discussion Participation Scoring Guide.

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