Demonstrate academic and professional literacy skills by Synthesising knowledge of appropriate evidence-based nursing practice,

Assignment Objectives:

Demonstrate professional communication in written form (ANMC competency 9 and 10).
Demonstrate academic and professional literacy skills by Synthesising knowledge of appropriate evidence-based nursing practice,

Literature Review: Submit via EASE

Scenario:The year is 2054.Generation X resident, Sir Bernard Fanning living at the My Happiness Country Club (Age 85yrs), deterioration in health over the past three months.

The year is 2054.

Problem:

Music that the aged care setting is playing is irritating Bernard. Behaviour: Bernard is aggressive, agitated, refusing nutrition and has withdrawn from general activity.
The family have expressed concern with Bernard’s change of behaviour since moving into residential care.
What do we know?

Biographical data: Sir Bernard Fanning, DOB 1.6.69, aged 85y
Medical history: Healthy and active until stroke 12mths ago resulting in limited mobility, lost the ability to speak (aphasia).
Social:
Qualified primary school music teacher
Worked as a DJ in his 20’s for several years on weekends
Prior to the stroke, Sir Bernard regularly recalled memories related to his years as a DJ particularly meeting his wife at a gig at the age of 24
Medical Review: Psychologist review of Bernard recommended Music therapy relevant to his generation.

Assignment Task: (Assignment 1)

Your assignment will be based on the below highlighted statement **

The Director of Nursing of the My Happiness Country Club has requested that you do a review of the literature to determine **“whether music therapy is a viable option to affect positive therapeutic change in aged care residents”.

You are required to provide the following for this literature review:

a) 150 word introduction (This must include the research problem)

b) 1200 word synthesis of knowledge from several sources that substantiate a logical argument. (Minimum of 4 major concepts) You must use a minimum of 10 articles in your reference list. You must have evidence of at least one qualitative research study and 1 quantitative research study.

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