Assignment 19089

Alternative or Complementary Medication Scholarly Paper (200 points)
Select any alternative or complementary medication (NOT THERAPY) that could be used for diabetes, hypertension, benign prostatic hyperplasia, hyperlipidemia, insomnia, anxiety/depression, and discuss key factors including but not limited to, patient safety, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based practice.
Do not write on cupping, acupuncture, yoga, homeopathy, chiropractor, meditation, etc. The topic of your paper should be oral medication.
Discuss the origins (historical uses, impact on culture, etc.), current uses, safety in at-risk populations (children, older adults, genetic predisposition, immunocompromised individuals, etc.), and other pertinent information.
Provide pertinent patient safety information related to your selected topic. Remember to address drug-drug and drug-food interactions as well as dosing considerations.
Discuss how caring for patients engaging in alternative or complementary therapy may or may not affect your nursing practice which includes the patient’s cultural preferences and beliefs. What educational information would you provide to your patient?
A minimum of three (3) professional references are Two of the three references must be your textbook and one (1) peer-reviewed journal article (no older than five [5] years unless a classic source). The other reference can be a peer-reviewed scholarly journal article or a credible website.
The paper should be a minimum of three (3) pages in length, not including the title or reference pages. APA Student Paper format is mandatory, please refer to the APA Resource Module
Level 1 headings must be used to organize the flow of your paper and to ensure all the required material has been included. Include an introductory paragraph below the title of the paper. DO NOT use a header titled Introduction; the introduction in an academic paper is by virtue understood. The following Level 1 headings are required:
Title of Paper
An introductory paragraph to your paper
Origin and Current Use
At-Risk Populations
Patient Safety
Nursing Practice
Conclusion