Post traumatic stress disorder can occur after natural disasters, military
combat, personal tragedy, and trauma. When symptoms occur, the individual
becomes incapable of functioning due to flashbacks to the original event or
Read the following article:
Heavey, E. (2014). Female refugees: Sensitive care needed. Nursing, 44(5),
Reflect on the following points:
1. What are the most important factors for the registered nurse to assess
when dealing with a female refuge who is exhibiting flashbacks from trauma?
Discuss cultural considerations, therapeutic communication techniques and
2. Discuss common triggers for this population and describe how the RN can
assist to decrease the effects. Include examples of collaborative care and the
The use of technology is increasing in all health care settings.
How does technology affect patient outcomes?
1. Identify two (2) advantages and two (2) disadvantages of technology as
they apply to the perinatal setting. Explain your answer.
2. Discuss strategies the Registered Nurse can employ to reverse the two
identified technology disadvantages. Provide a rationale for each strategy
indicating how it results in the provision of safe, quality care in the
The assignments do not need to be long. 1-2 paragraphs is needed for each
question but please make sure that the questions are answered correctly and not
copied and pasted from the internet. Thank you