Students are to select a topic from your readings addressing a specific disease (see list below) and pharmacological treatment used to manage the disease process. Write a 300- 500 words discussion that describes the pathophysiology of the disease in detail, listing at least two (2) nursing diagnoses and current treatment for the disease for your initial posting.
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- A minimum of two references are required and one reference must be an original research article. The two current textbooks can be used as one of your references but must use a Scholarly Journal Article or online peer-reviewed journal. For your two response posts to your peers, requires only one reference.
Your initial Post and two response post to your peers cannot be on the same day. For example: if you post your initial post on Wednesday, your response post will have to be on Thursday. You are allowed to post both response post to your peers on the same day.
Online sources like Wikipedia cannot be used as a reference.
Reference is to be cited in APA style.