Essentials of Pathophysiology per Porth third edition
Submit the assignment with summary, answers to the test and reference citation. Most of these articles can be found through the JU library Ovid database – search by Journals, then year, vol. and issue number. The journal article and test are listed separate in the Ovid database, save a copy of each to your desktop. If you do not find the article in Ovid, go to Proquest or Ebsco host databases.
If this is the writing assignment you choose to submit this week, follow the instructions below:
Click the link to this week’s list of articles: Unit 4 Journal CE articles
Submit in Word.doc format
This assignment is worth 20 points and you must complete three (3) journal CE assignments by the end of week 8
Journal CE Assignment List for Unit IV: Cardiopulmonary Function and Disorders
Choose one of the following CE journal articles and answer the CE test at the end. In addition, write a
two-three page summary of the article including key points about the pathology of the disease, nursing
and medical management and application of information to professional nursing practice. The paper
should be typed using APA format and journal article cited appropriately. APA format requires you
use correct grammar and spelling and double-space your entire paper.
You should supplement your summary by citing at least one other reference to support your analysis,
your textbook can be used as this reference. The assignment will be uploaded electronically into
blackboard under the appropriate assignment link.
Most of these articles can be found through the JU library Ovid database – search by Journals, then year,
vol. and issue number. The journal article and test are listed separate in the Ovid database, save a copy
of each to your desktop. If you do not find the article in Ovid, go to Proquest or Ebsco host databases or
search on Google.
The assignment will be graded using the following criteria:
Nursing Journal CE Assignment
Key Points regarding pathophysiology, medical and nursing
management and application to nursing practice
CE Test 10
Total Score 20
Blume, L. (2009, November/December). Unraveling the mystery of ARDS. Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!,
7(6), 32-40. doi: 10.1097/01.NME.0000363321.48035.d8
Bucher, L., Buruschkin, R., Kenyon, D., Stenton, K., & Treseder, S. (2013). Improving outcomes with
therapeutic hypothermia. Nursing2013, 43(1),30-36.
deGrandpre, K. (2011, September 5). Heart failure: Core measure & beyond. Advance for Nurses, South. 23 – 26. Accessible at:
Merhaut, S., & Trupp, R. (2010). Cardiorenal dysfunction. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 21(4), 357-364.
Overbaugh, K. (2009). Acute coronary syndrome. American Journal of Nursing, 109(5), 42-52. doi:
References should include nursing journals