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May 13, 2019

Select one public agency and one private agency and differentiate their roles and major activities in addressing cost and quality in health care

In a paper of 500-1,000 words, describe the relationship between health care cost and quality. Address the following: Select one public agency and one private agency and differentiate their roles and major activities in addressing cost and quality in health care. See Topic 4 readings for sources regarding health care agencies. Analyze current and projected initiatives to improve quality while simultaneously controlling costs. Describe any unintended consequences. Synthesize implications for staff nurses and advanced practice nurses, including evidence-based practice, relative to cost and quality. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the […]
May 13, 2019

The Standardization of Health Care Terminologies

Across health care settings, many different terms are used to describe the same or similar conditions. For example, a bed sore may alternatively be called a pressure sore, a pressure ulcer, or a decubitus ulcer. While it may be fairly manageable for a nurse to make the connection among these terms, the same cannot be said for a computer system. Nurses have the ability to reason and reflect upon their clinical knowledge. Computer systems are linear, relying on user input to output information. When diverse terms are used, systems are unable to make the connections between the data. For this […]
May 13, 2019

Diagnosis and Management of Hematologic and Metabolic Disorders

In clinical settings, pediatric patients often present with hematologic and metabolic disorders such as anemia and diabetes. Many of these disorders are manageable with drug therapy and lifestyle changes, but they can pose serious complications for patients if left untreated. In your role as the advanced practice nurse, you must identify patients at risk of hematologic and metabolic disorders and provide the appropriate education for them and their families. Consider potential treatment, management, and education strategies for the patients in the following case studies. Case Study 1 You see a 1-week-old Asian infant for a weight check. The infant is […]
May 13, 2019

Checkpoint for Certification Plan

Psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioners currently have only one choice for certification, which is through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The ANCC offers the “psychiatric/mental-health nurse practitioner (across the lifespan)” board certification (PMHNP-BC). In many states, board certification is needed as a prerequisite to being granted an NP license. Even if board certification is not a requirement for state licensure, it may be a requirement to receive privileges in various hospitals and other health care facilities. It may also be required by malpractice insurance providers prior to issuing coverage to NPs. Learning Objectives Students will: Evaluate progress on certification plans […]
May 13, 2019

Culture in nursing

Read chapter 11, 26 and 30 of the class textbook and review the attached Power Point presentations.  Read content chapter 30 in Davis Plus Online Website.  Once done answer the following questions; 1.  As eastern cultures, if there any similarity between the Greek and the Hindu heritages.  Discuss your point of view. 2.  How Cubans see their beliefs related to the delivery of health care. 3.  If there any similarity between the Greek and Hindu heritage with the Cuban beliefs in healthcare. As stated in the syllabus present your assignment in an APA format, word document, Arial 12 font attached to the forum in the […]
May 13, 2019

The coronary ostia are located in the

. Question: The coronary ostia are located in the: 2. Question: Which manifestations of vasoocclusive crisis are associated with sickle cell disease (SCD) in infants? 3. Question: Decreased lung compliance means that the lungs are demonstrating which characteristic? 4. Question: What is the life span of an erythrocyte (in days)? 5. Question: Infants are most susceptible to significant losses in total body water because of an infant’s: 6. Question: Causes of hyperkalemia include: 7. Question: Erythrocyte life span of less than 120 days, ineffective bone marrow response to erythropoietin, and altered iron metabolism describe the pathophysiologic characteristics of which type […]
May 13, 2019

Explain why an arrangement would be found “per se” illegal under the FTCs’ analysis

A physician-hospital organization (PHO) consists of 15 hospitals – with 2,247 staffed beds – and approximately 500 physicians. The PHO operates in a very large section of south Georgia, including the cities of Valdosta, Tifton, Thomasville, Moultrie, and Waycross. The PHOs’ physician members represent approximately 90 percent of all physicians practicing in the region. The PHO served as a vehicle through which competing hospitals and physicians could bargain collectively with health plans to obtain higher fees for themselves. The owner PHOs, member hospitals, and member physicians canceled contracts with payors and informed them that the PHO would be the sole […]
May 13, 2019

The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health

Review the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report: “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health,” focusing on the following sections: Transforming Practice, Transforming Education, and Transforming Leadership. Write a paper of 750-1,000 words about the impact on nursing of the 2010 IOM report on the Future of Nursing. In your paper, include: The impact of the IOM report on nursing education. The impact of the IOM report on nursing practice, particularly in primary care, and how you would change your practice to meet the goals of the IOM report. The impact of the IOM report on the nurse’s role as […]
May 13, 2019

Benchmark Capstone Project Change Proposal

Details: In this assignment, students will pull together the change proposal project components they have been working on throughout the course to create a proposal inclusive of sections for each content focus area in the course. At the conclusion of this project, the student will be able to apply evidence-based research steps and processes required as the foundation to address a clinically oriented problem or issue in future practice. Students will develop a 1,250-1,500 word paper that includes the following information as it applies to the problem, issue, suggestion, initiative, or educational need profiled in the capstone change proposal: Background […]
May 13, 2019

Hernandez Family Assessment

Assessment is as essential to family therapy as it is to individual therapy. Although families often present with one person identified as the “problem,” the assessment process will help you better understand family roles and determine whether the identified problem client is in fact the root of the family’s issues. As you examine the Hernandez Family: Sessions 1-6 videos in this week’s Learning Resources, consider how you might assess and treat the client family.                                                              Learning Objectives Students will: · Assess client families presenting for psychotherapy To prepare: · Review this week’s Learning Resources and reflect on the insights they provide […]
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