Discussion Question:

Many of you have experience in complex adaptive systems whether you realize it or not. Thinking about your current or future practice area, identify an issue or concern. In your initial response, please describe the concern. Does the concern primarily occur at the micro, meso, or macro level? How would you address this issue? What impact might your solution have on the other levels of the system? In what ways could interprofessional collaboration be used to resolve the issue?


The issue I have mostly encountered during my three years as a nurse is how healthcare providers fail to see the patient from a holistic point of view. Holistic care means taking into account not only the disease but the psychological, social, and religious aspects of the patient too (Rathore et al., 2020). Some healthcare providers treat the illness instead of the patient.  I had a patient that was blind. As per the dayshift report, the patient had a flat affect, inadequate food intake, and was not alert to self.  Patient blindness was never mentioned during the nursing report. As per the hospitalist notes, a consult to a gastroenterologist was ordered to evaluate the need for a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement….Kindly click the purchase icon to purchase the full solution at $5

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