Alternatives Interventions for Health and Wellness Paper


List at least three questions that should be asked to guide the decision to use a complementary therapy.

Identify an ethical principle that might influence a nurse to counsel a client against using a specific CAM.

Three questions to ask to guide the decision to use CAM:

What is the level of appropriateness of the complementary therapy intervention for the subject patient?

What are the possible outcomes of this therapy? Can the outputs be managed?

Is there consensus for the particular complementary therapy intervention among the broader health care team?

Additional: Is this particular intervention can be considered included as part in the recognized care plan?


Identify one step in the decision-making model you might use to help your client decide about using CAM. Provide a rationale for your choice. 10 points


Identify and describe briefly how assessment of health status affect optimism holistic health. Include the health profile and human basic needs. Add a professional resource to support your answer. 10 points


Health can be conceived as a process. A process is a series of changes or functions that bring about a result. A logical conclusion when defining health as a process is

a. an 80-year-old can experience vibrant health.

b. individuals with chronic illness do not experience excellent health.

c. death is the opposite of health.

d. health has no measurable outcomes.

10 points


Provide insight in the rationale for having and or not having state and or federal regulation for CAM. 10 points


Being honest with yourself

a. is fun and usually easy to do.

b. is part of healthy living.

c. is often done in large mixed groups.

d. should be done at least 3 times daily.

10 points


A health intervention to increase the immune system is:

a. meditation

b. guided imagery

c. deep breathing

d. all of the above

10 points


Give an example of a pharmacologic and biologic treatment. 10 points


Which health intervention to increase the immune system is: 10 points


Guided Imaginary

Deep Breathing

All of the above


Identify 1 culture and their use of specific alternative interventions. How would you assist a client to incorporate this practice into their care/treatment plan. Add a professional resource to support your answer 10 points

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