Describe the significance of your selected accident or injury.

Preventing Accidents and Injuries

Preventing Accidents and Injuries

For this Application Assignment, develop a teaching plan for prevention of accidents and injuries in either children or the elderly. Include the main elements of your presentation to a group of parents or elderly or their caregivers. This is a PowerPoint presentation of between 8–10 slides. Use a minimum of three references from the professional nursing literature in the assigned course readings and other references in the Walden Library. If they are relevant, you may use one or two professional Web sites in addition to the literature references.

• Overview – 20 points

After your title slide, include a brief overview of the purpose of your presentation. This should be at least 1 slide.

• Statistics of the selected accident or injury – 30 points

Describe the significance of your selected accident or injury. Include data about its rate of occurrence and references. This should be at least 1 slide.

• Prevention strategies / Teaching plan – 80 points

Outline your teaching plan. This should include the main elements of your presentation to a group of parents or elderly or their caregivers and be based on best practices. This should be approximately 4–5 slides.

• Summary – 20 points

End the presentation with a one-paragraph summary of the main points of the teaching plan/presentation.
Proofread the paper as described in the tips for success in this course and correct any typos, grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax, or APA format errors before submitting your paper in the Dropbox. Up to 40 points can be deducted from the grade for this assignment for these types of errors, or for not using at least the minimum number of required references.

*****Choose at least three articles from the following if possible*****
Barnes, J., Aistrop, D., Allen, E., Barlow, J., Elbourne, D., Macdonald, G….Sturgess, J. (2013). First steps: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) program compared to routine care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse. Trials, 14(285), 1-12.

Breitholtz, A., Snellman, I. & Fagerberg, I. (2013). Carers’ ambivalence in conflict situations with older persons. Nursing Ethics, 20(2), 226-237. Doi: 10.1177/0969733012455566
Verheyden, G. S. (2013). Interventions for preventing falls in people after stroke. Cochrane Database Of Systematic Reviews, (5), doi:10.1002/14651858.CD008728.pub2

Buijck, B.I., Zuidema, S.U., Spruit-van Eijk, M., Bor, H., Gerritsen, D.L. & Koopmans, R. (2014). Determinants of geriatric patients’ quality of life after stroke rehabilitation. Aging & Mental Health, 18(8), 980-985. doi:10.1080/13607863.2014.899969

Calzone, K.A., Cashion, A., Feetham, S., Jenkins, J., Prows, C.A., Williams, J.K. & Wung, S.F. (2010), Nurses transforming healthcare using genetics and genomics. Nursing Outlook, 58(1), 26-35. doi:10.1016/j.outlook.2009.05.001.

Campbell, D.J.T., Ronksley, P.E., Manns, B.J., Tonelli, M., Sanmartin, C., Weaver, R.G. …Hemmelgarn, B.R. (2014). The association of income with health behavior change and disease monitoring among patients with chronic disease. PloS ONE, 9(4). . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094007

Cole, C., Wellard, S. & Mummery, J. (2014). Problematising autonomy and advocacy in nursing. Nursing Ethics, 21(5), 576-582. doi: 10.1177/0969733013511362

Coleman, B., Calzone, K.A., Jenkins, J., Paniagua, C., Rivera, R., Hong, O.S….Bonham, V. (2014). Multi-ethinic minority nurses’ knowledge and practice of genetics and genomics. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 46(4), 235-244. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12083

Dabney, B.W. & Tzeng, H.M. (2013). Service quality and patient-centered care. MedSurg Nursing, 22(6), 359-364.

De Jonge, K.E., Jamshed, N., Gilden, D., Kubisiak, J., Bruce, S.R. & Taler, G. (2014). Effects of home-based primary care on Medicare costs in high-risk elders. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(10), 1825-1831. NOTE: this article is not available. Please select another from the list for that week.

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