What nursing interventions would you incorporate into Maria’s plan of care to assist her with meeting your chosen goal?

As the school
nurse working in a college health clinic, you see many opportunities to
promote health. Maria is a 40-year-old Hispanic who is in her second
year of nursing school. She complains of a 14-pound weight gain since
starting school and is afraid of what this will do to both her
appearance and health if the trend continues. After conducting her
history, you learn that she is an excellent cook and she and her family
love to eat foods that reflect their Hispanic heritage. She is married
with two school-age children. She attends class a total of 15 hours per
week, plus she must be present for 12 hours of labs and clinical. She
maintains the household essentially by herself and does all the
shopping, cooking, cleaning, and chauffeuring of the children. She
states that she is lucky to get 6 hours of sleep per night, but that is
okay with her. She lives 1 hour from campus and commutes each day. Using
Healthy People 2020 and your text as a guide, answer the following
questions.What additional information would you like to gather from Maria?What are Maria’s real and potential health risks?Why is Maria’s culture important when obtaining the health assessment?Pick one of Maria’s health risks. What would be one reasonable short-term goal for this risk?What
nursing interventions would you incorporate into Maria’s plan of care
to assist her with meeting your chosen goal? Please provide rationale
for your selections..

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As the school
nurse working in a college health clinic, you see many opportunities to
promote health. Maria is a 40-year-old Hispanic who is in her second
year of nursing school. She complains of a 14-pound weight gain since
starting school and is afraid of what this will do to both her
appearance and health if the trend continues. After conducting her
history, you learn that she is an excellent cook and she and her family
love to eat foods that reflect their Hispanic heritage. She is married
with two school-age children. She attends class a total of 15 hours per
week, plus she must be present for 12 hours of labs and clinical. She
maintains the household essentially by herself and does all the
shopping, cooking, cleaning, and chauffeuring of the children. She
states that she is lucky to get 6 hours of sleep per night, but that is
okay with her. She lives 1 hour from campus and commutes each day. Using
Healthy People 2020 and your text as a guide, answer the following
questions.

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