You are a gerontology nurse working in a rehabil


You are a gerontology nurse working in a rehabilitation unit. You notice that the majority of your clients are in the 75+ age range and are at a very high functional level. They are here for a short stay status post a hip or knee replacement. They will be returning to independentliving after they gain their mobility back. However you also notice there are a small group of clients in the same age group who are not progressing as well; their stamina is not as strong,and they seem to lack confidence and motivation to carry out the physical therapy programs. Please follow these guidelines to complete this assignment:

  • Why do you think there is such a difference?
  • Do you think attitude is part of the healing process? If so, why?
  • What is the role of self-efficacy in rehabilitation?
  • Does spirituality play a role in the healing process?
  • Is there a difference between spirituality and self-efficacy?
  • Distinguish between preventive and rehabilitative interventions.
  • What are the specific assessments the nurse would complete to determine the clients’ functional level? (name at least 3)
  • Does the clients’ previous health behaviors have an impact on. 
  • What type of private insurance increases the subscriber’s choice of provider and improves access to services financially or through an increased approved network of providers?
  • Paper must be at least 3 pages in length (not including title or reference page), and cite three peer reviewed references.
  • Submit your paper as an attachment in Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF.
  • Use the paper grading rubric to guide your writing.

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