Discussion Topic

Please refer to the resources provided on CDS Central. They are intended to help you engage effectively on the discussion board. Due THURSDAYWrite a 250- to 300-word response to the following: Describe the process of informed consent and state how you plan to accomplish this with your research. What happens if you are not able to obtain consent from your participants? Describe how you plan to obtain permissions if needed.

Due ThursdayReview others’ questions and using your professional experience, provide an answer or related insights in 150 words. 

A significant part of a registered nurse’s job involves communicating with patients and providing emotional support. A successful cover letter should emphasize examples of your bedside manner and empathy as well as your emotional stability and composure in difficult situations.

 Follow these steps to create your customized entry-level, registered nurse cover letter:

You are applying for a job at Kindred Hospital in South Florida. Research the unique needs, characteristics, and culture of the hospital. 
1. Specify how you’re a good fit for the position. (10 points)
2. Highlight your specialties and skills which set you apart from other nurses, paying particular attention to those that required additional training. (10 points)
3. Don’t neglect soft skills that are highly relevant to a position as a registered nurse, such as problem solving, teamwork, communication, and leadership. (5 points)
4. Carefully proofread your cover letter before submitting to make sure all contact information is correct and that there are no misspellings



Heart disease remains one of the top causes of mortality in the Unites States. Consider the various types of heart disease covered in class this week. For your discussion, complete these items:

  • The etiology of the selected heart disease
  • Modifiable factors
  • Non-modifiable factors

Use at least one scholarly source to support your findings. Examples of scholarly sources include academic journals, textbooks, reference texts, and CINAHL nursing guides. Be sure to cite your sources in-text and on a References page using APA format.

Prostate Cancer Fact Sheet

  1. Create
    1. Create a brief fact sheet that could be given to patient/family members of those with genetic disorders. Should be easily understood!  Put everything in your own words.
    2. Include References on a separate page
  2. Include
  1. Classic Signs and Symptoms (20 pts)
  2. Mode of inheritance/Genetic or Genomic Influence (20 pts)
  3. Testing Options – diagnostic, genetic (20 pts)
  4. Treatment/Management Options – medications, infusions, therapies, etc (20 pts)
  5. Support groups or further education/resources available to family and patient (10 pts)
  6. Format: WORD DOCUMENT ONLY  (10 pts)
    1. 1-page ONLY
    2. creative, easily understood by patients –use non-medical terminology
    3. visually appealing with graphics 
    4. Do not copy and paste pictures, graphs, etc without citing appropriately 
You will write a 2 page (double spaced) summary of a journal article on any
topic of interest to you from a scientific journal (Biology-related subject
ONLY; Diseases, ecology, evolution, etc). The scientific journal needs to be
pre-approved by the instructor by Sep 13th to make sure you are able to
understand and you are able to write the summary. Look upon this as
helping your grade and spurring your interest in biology. The format for the
paper is the standard MLA format. You can turn the paper in at any time all
the way up to November 17th, 2021.

ATTITUDES AND BELIEFS REFLECTION PAPER ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONSOVERVIEWThe American Counseling Association’s (ACA) Code of Ethics mandates the following regarding personal values:“Counselors are aware of their own values, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors and avoid imposing values that are inconsistent with counseling goals. Counselors respect the diversity of clients, trainees, and research participants” (A.4.b. Personal Values).Therefore, it is important that counselors and counselor trainees spend time identifying their own values, understanding the origin of these values, and honestly owning how personal values may adversely affect the counselor’s ability to work with certain populations or mental illnesses.INSTRUCTIONSRead and complete the Attitudes & Beliefs Inventory. When you are finished, go back over the inventory and select three questions you had the strongest reactions to and/or you had the most difficult time answering.Divide your paper into the three headings below and address the following questions for each section:Reaction:What were the 3 questions that evoked the strongest reaction in you, and/or, you found most difficult to answer? Why? What personal value(s) and/or belief(s) did each question seem to contradict or seemed to cause some personal incongruence within you? Response:When, from whom, and how, did you learn this (these) value(s)/belief(s)?Action:What personal or professional work do you still need to do around this issue?Your paper should be 5-7 pages, (excluding abstract, title page, reference page), written in APA format, including a title page, abstract, introduction, body, conclusion, and references. Your paper should be well thought out and demonstrate critical thinking, self-evaluation, and practical application.Attitudes & Beliefs Inventory*Directions: Using the scale below, rate each item to indicate how comfortable you would be working with this population or problem.5= Very Comfortable                              4= Somewhat Comfortable                     3= Comfortable                    2= Somewhat Uncomfortable                  1= Very Uncomfortable     

CEFS 501____1.   A person with fundamentalist religious beliefs.____2.   A woman who says that if she could turn her life over to Christ she would find peace.____3.   A person who shows little conscience development, is strictly interested in his/her own advancement, and uses others for personal gain.____4.   A gay or lesbian couple wanting to work on conflicts in their relationship.____5.   A man who wants to leave his wife and children for the sake of sexual adventures with other women.____6.   A woman who has decided to leave her husband and children to gain independence.____7.   A woman who has decided to get an abortion but wants to process her feelings around it.____8.   A teenager who is having unsafe sex and sees no problem with the behavior.____9.   A high school student who is sent to you by his parents because they suspect he is using drugs.____10. A person who is very cerebral and is convinced that feelings are a private matter.____11. A man who believes the best way to discipline his children is through spanking.____12. An interracial couple coming for premarital counseling.____13. A high school student who believes she is a lesbian and wants to discuss how to “come out” to her parents.____14. A gay or lesbian couple wanting to adopt a child.____15. A man who has found a way of cheating the system and getting more than his legal share of public assistance.____16. A woman who comes with her husband for couples counseling while maintaining an extramarital affair. ____17. A man who believes internet sex can be a creative way to express sexuality.____18. A couple who believe that sex with multiple partners is okay.____19. A man convicted of pedophilia and court-ordered for counseling.____20. A woman who makes her living as an exotic dancer.____21. A man convicted of domestic violence.____22. A woman whose children have been removed by Child Protective Services.____23. A man recently released from jail after serving a sentence for rape.

CEFS 501____24. A man with terminal cancer who wants to discuss stopping all treatment to hasten his death.____25. A woman who believes in an egalitarian marriage.*Modified from Corey, G., Cory M.S., & Callanan, P. (2011). Issues and ethics in the helping professions, 8th ed. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole