Women’s health

(EACH ANSWER MUST BE EXACTLY 200 WORDS).
Textbooks needed for assignment:
Fantasia, H.C., Harris, A.L., & Fontenot, H.B. (2020). Guidelines for nurse practitioners in gynecologic settings (12th ed.) New York, NY: Springer.
Schadewald, D. M., Pritham, U.A., Youngkin, E. Q., Davis, M. S., & Juve, C. (2020). Women’s health: A
primary care clinical guide (5th ed.) Pearson.

Assignment Questions
1. Think back to and describe one of the first unsafe practices you committed as a new nurse. Identify the safe practice technique with which your experience aligns (Chapter 2, pp. 10-12 in your Fantasia, et al. text).
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2. Describe an obese patient, identifying these items in your description.
• Exam findings leading to the obesity diagnosis (criteria used to determine)
• Etiology of your patient’s diagnosis
• Risk factors exhibited
• Appropriate lab work and findings
• Treatment and follow-up
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3. A close female friend has taken you aside and told you she would like to try natural family planning.
Using outside resources, pp. 127-129 in your Fantasia, et al. text, and pp. 253-256 in your Schadewald, et al. text, select one of the following five methods of natural family planning (NFP) that you feel is the best method for this friend. In layman’s terms, describe how she can go about accomplishing this technique.
1. The basal body temperature method
2. Cervical mucus method
3. Symptothermal method
4. Standard days method
5. Calendar method
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5. Using pp. 484–489 and pp. 492–493 of your Schadewald et al. text, select both a single chemical and a single travel concern for your patient from the lists describing both.

How will you treat and educate your patient for those concerns you mentioned?
Nurse practitioner care is derived from evidence-based practice. Knowing this, go to the library and identify one article that supports one of your interventions related either to the chemical or travel concern.
Examples (not limited to): Chemical – Alcohol, sweeteners, caffeine, drugs, over the counter medications/vitamins/herbs, prescription drugs
Travel – Listeriosis, lyme, seatbelt use, airplane travel, vaccination status, Tuberculosis
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7. Select one of the many postpartum complications listed on pp. 590-603 of your Youngkin text. Assume you are seeing a patient with that complication.
• Describe your patient (demographics, vitals, weight).
• List subjective and objective data.
• Provide two differential diagnoses.
• Suggest appropriate intervention (pharmaceutical or non-pharmaceutical).
• Describe appropriate follow up.
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9. Using Chapter 13 of your Fantasia, et al. text, select one of the five different etiology types listed under cervical conditions (bacterial, viral, parasitic, non-microbiologic) for your patient to present with. Then:
• Describe your patient (demographics, vitals, weight).
• List subjective and objective data.
• Provide two differential diagnoses.
• Suggest appropriate intervention (pharmaceutical or non-pharmaceutical).
• Describe appropriate follow up.
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11. Utilizing your library resource,Links to an external site. identify an article that provides evidence-based treatment for UTIs. Be sure to limit your article search to the past five years. Describe what that treatment is and how that treatment would be effective for your hypothetical (or real) patient. With what subjective and objective data would your patient present?
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12. Your patient presents with some of the vulvovaginal changes due to hypoestrogenism listed in chapter 18 (starting on page 414) of your Youngkin text.
• What is your treatment suggestion?
• What guidelines/EBP are you using to defend your choice?
• If you chose non-FDA approved routes, defend this choice.
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