Assignment: This assignment is designed to have you think like a nurse leader. This paper should enhance your knowledge and understanding of the given topic.
Content: Complete a short APA paper on team building, communication and how each affects delegation in the workplace
Format: This essay should be written in APA style based on APA expectations. Essays must be structurally intact with appropriate grammar, sentence and paragraph composition, spelling, punctuation, and logical, clear essay development (including introduction and conclusion). Paper length 1.5 pages excluding the cover and reference page. Must have a minimum of three references and references must be within 5 years and fully accessible.
Answer the noted questions.
You are evaluating a 78-year-old white male who comes to your office today with unintentional weight loss of 10 lb in the last year, self-reported exhaustion weakness based on grip strength, and slow walking speed, and low physical activity. Patient notes that he has been feeling worse over the past 6 months and just does not have the strength to do anything anymore. The patient states he is not currently on any medications except a multivitamin. He notes that he lives alone and does not want to leave his house. Answer the following questions with supportive rationale:
What questions should you as the patient/family ask to further assess?
What screening tools would be appropriate in this case?
Do you have concerns with frailty in this patient? If so, why?
What referrals should be made, if any, on this patient?