Economic and Legal Issues

Week 4: Question for Discussion 

(Wk # 4: May 25 to May 31 – Main post under Assignment by Wed, May 27 at 11:59 PM EST).

Students are required to post a minimum of three times per week (1 main post answering the question 100% before Wednesday at 11:59 PM EST and 2 peer responses by Sunday at 11:59 PM EST). The three posts in each individual discussion must be on separate days (same day postings / replies will not be accepted).

Chapter 7 – Economic and Legal Issues.Chapter

Chapter 8 – Assessment and Documentation for Optimal Care.

Questions: 

The gerontological nurse is responsible to conduct a complete “head-to-toe” physical assessment. There are several considerations of common changes in late life during physical assessment discussed in your textbook.

1. Mention at least 3 common changes in late life that the gerontological nurse needs to have in consideration during a physical assessment.

2. Explain each one of them.

Guidelines: The answer should be based on the knowledge obtained from reading the book, no just your opinion.

Grading Criteria: Student mentioned 3 common changes in late life that the gerontological nurse needs to have in consideration during a physical assessment (30%). Student explained each one of them (70%).