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Why are women at a higher risk of UTI than males?

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.)

Read

  • Jarvis, C. (2020).
    • Chapter 25
    • Chapter 27
    • Chapter 31
  • Cancer of the Cervix: What Is Your Risk?  (Links to an external site.)
    Elsevier. (n.d.). Cancer of the cervix. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Clinical reference – Health promotion guide. https://coursewareobjects.elsevier.com/objects/elr/Jarvis6e/clinicalreference_health/?ch=26
  • Testicular Cancer: What Is Your Risk? (Links to an external site.)
    Elsevier. (n.d.). Testicular cancer. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Clinical reference – Health promotion guide. https://coursewareobjects.elsevier.com/objects/elr/Jarvis6e/clinicalreference_health/?ch=24
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (Links to an external site.)
    Elsevier. (n.d.). Sexually transmitted infection. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Clinical reference – Health promotion guide. https://coursewareobjects.elsevier.com/objects/elr/Jarvis6e/clinicalreference_health/?ch=26

Watch

  • Male Genitalia and Rectum (Links to an external site.)
    Elsevier. (n.d.). Male genitalia and rectum. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Videos – Assessment[Video]. Elsevier.com. https://coursewareobjects.elsevier.com/objects/elr/Jarvis6e/videos_assessment/?ch=24
  • Female Genitalia and Rectum (Links to an external site.)
    Elsevier. (n.d.). Female genitalia and rectum. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Videos – Assessment [Video]. elsevier.com. https://coursewareobjects.elsevier.com/objects/elr/Jarvis6e/videos_assessment/?ch=26

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Supplemental Online Materials & Resources

  • Health_care_policy_for_todays.PDFPreview the document
    Kennedy-Stewart, S. (2016). Health care policy for today’s nurse: The crucial role you play. MedSurg Nursing, 25(4), 11-12.
  • Presidential Call to Action 2017-2019 (Links to an external site.)
    Sigma. (n.d.). Presidential Call to Action 2017-2019. https://www.sigmanursing.org/why-sigma/about-sigma/2015-2017-board-of-directors/beth-baldwin-tigges/presidential-call-to-action-2017-2019
  • Texting that saves lives | Nancy Lublin | TED Talks 2012
    TED. (2012, April 27). Nancy Lublin: Texting that saves lives [Video file]. https://youtu.be/LiUClSItcy0

Genitalia

  • Identify and explain positions other than the lithotomy in which a pelvic examination can be performed.
  • Why are women at a higher risk of UTI than males?
  • What would you educate to decrease the risk of UTI?
  • Summarize the pros and cons of newborn circumcision.
  • Describe the following signs on a female examination:
    • Goodell
    • Hegar’s
    • McDonald’s
    • Chadwick
  • Name the characteristics of the following type of hernias:
    • Indirect inguinal
    • Direct inguinal
    • Femoral

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.
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