Discussion Question

1.  Julie is a 35-year-old with bipolar II disorder. After her third child was born, she had a severe depressive episode. She attempted suicide by taking 25 Xanax pills. She is back in the hospital with depression after having a 2-week hypomanic episode. She has not been taking her medications.

a.      What responsibility does the health care organization have to Julie?
b.      What structures are needed at a hospital to ensure that Julie will get the care she needs?
c. What is the nurse’s responsibility regarding the health promotion activities directed toward Julie?

2.  Stephane, a 15-year-old Haitian refugee who is living at a center for children of refugees, has a severe cough and fever. She is curled up in a corner of the community room wrapped in a towel. She looks like she has been crying.

a.   How can the nurse ensure culturally competent care?
b. List three priorities for the nurse regarding the cultural values, beliefs, and possible practices that Stephane may have.

Submission Instructions:

Your initial post should be at least 500 words
APA style 
2 academic sources.