Topic: Nursing/ Nutrition for HIV/AIDS patients

Incorporating Nutritional Health Plan

Description

The paper is worth 100 points or 10% of the overall course grade.

Choose one area of interest from the following topics:

  • cancer
  • cardiovascular disorders
  • celiac disease
  • diabetes mellitus
  • HIV/AIDS
  • kidney disorder

Present the identified disorder or disease process and discuss need for nutritional support. Discuss elements of a dietary assessment for the chosen disorder or need and present a plan for meeting nutritional needs including patient teaching, patient and family/caregiver support, and available resources. Include expected patient outcomes. Review the grading rubric below for required elements of the paper. Submit the paper by 11:59 PM MT Sunday of week 7.

This assignment focuses on:

CO3        Assess nutritional requirements for diverse patient populations including development level, health status, gender, cultural diversity, and belief systems (PO7)

                Key Concepts: Patient teaching and support

CO6        Evaluate examples of nursing research and scientific inquiry in the area of nutrition to provide care and improve patient outcomes (PO3)

Key Concepts: Therapeutic diet

 Role of family and support for individuals with nutritional needs

Instructions

  1. Paper must contain a title and reference page in APA 6th edition format.
  2. The body of the paper must be 3-5 pages in length (this is excluding the title and reference pages)
  3. Choose one area of interest from the following topics:
  4. cancer
  5. cardiovascular disorders
  6. celiac disease
  7. diabetes mellitus
  8. HIV/AIDS
  9. kidney disorder
  10. Identify the disease or disorder and summarize nutritional needs and recommendations for patients with the disease or disorder.
  11. Discuss at least three elements of a dietary assessment for the chosen disorder.
  12. Plan four nutritional interventions to include:
    1. Nutrition therapy or therapeutic diet
    1. Patient and/or family or caregiver teaching
    1. Support available to assist the patient and/or family or caregiver. What is available locally, such as support groups, continued nutritional teaching or support.
    1. Resources available to assist the patient and/or family or caregiver. National or local resources to provide nutritional guidance.
  13. Describe at least three expected patient outcomes as a result of following the nutritional plan of care.
  14. Support your paper with at least 2 current (within the past 5 years) scholarly resources.
  15. APA 6th edition format required

Type of service-Academic paper writing
Type of assignment-Undefined
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Pages / words-4 / 1100
Academic level-Senior (College 4th year)
Paper format-APA
Line spacing-Double
Language style-US English

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