Disc 7HP

Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).

(Note: The citations below are provided for your research convenience. You should always cross reference the current APA guide for correct styling of citations and references in your academic work.)

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Supplemental Online Materials & Resources

If you are interested in seeing one of the training videos, watch an Open Access session on the website above.

The presentation Improving Glycemic Control among Incarcerated Men: A Health Promotion Model from the Virginia Henderson Repository of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

You are about to perform a rectal examination of an older adult.

  • What are the steps to examine this patient?
  • Explain your rationale.
  • What are some findings you can have while assessing the rectal sphincter?
  • Describe the differences during the rectal examination of acute prostatitis and benign prostatic hypertrophy.
  • What findings would expect on physical examination of acute prostatitis and benign prostatic hypertrophy?

Submission Instructions:

  • Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in proper current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources

Your assignment will be graded according to the grading rubric.