Evidence-Based Practice Project, health and medicine Part 1 Details: Identify a research or evidence-based article that focuses comprehensively on a specific intervention or new diagnostic tool for the treatment of diabetes in adults or children. In a paper of 750-1,000 words, summarize the main idea of the research findings for a specific patient population. Research must include clinical findings that are current, thorough, and relevant to diabetes and the nursing practice. Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a […]
What is sampling theory What is sampling theory? Describe it and provide examples to illustrate your definition. Discuss generalizability as it applies to nursing research. 1-2 paragraph answers Please. This is just a discussion post that shows participation throughout the week. Thank you so much!
analysis and assessment of the ethical and economic challenges related to policy decisions Note: To access this week’s required library resources, please click on the link to the Course Readings List, found in the Course Materials section of your Syllabus. Required Readings Knickman, J. R., & Kovner, A. R. (Eds.). (2015). Health care delivery in the united states (11th ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing. Chapter 11, “Health Care Financing” (pp. 231–251)This chapter attempts to unravel several of the complexities in America’s health care system, and it also provides an analysis of the health care/insurer/patient relationship and how hospitals are […]
Referral and consultation NP Patient care hinges in part on adequate and timely information exchange between treating providers. Referral and reply letters are common means by which doctors and nurse practitioners exchange information pertinent to patient care. Ensuring that letters meet the needs of letter recipients saves time for clinicians and patients, reduces unnecessary repetition of diagnostic investigations, and helps to avoid patient dissatisfaction and loss of confidence in medical practitioners. As a Nurse Practitioner (NP) you will need to know the difference between a consultation and a referral for treatment, when ordering and when carrying out consultations or referrals. […]
What health risks associated with obesity does Mr. C. have The case scenario provided will be used to answer the discussion questions that follow. Case Scenario Mr. C., a 32-year-old single man, is seeking information at the outpatient center regarding possible bariatric surgery for his obesity. He reports that he has always been heavy, even as a small child, but he has gained about 100 pounds in the last 2-3 years. Previous medical evaluations have not indicated any metabolic diseases, but he says he has high blood pressure, which he tries to control with sodium restriction and sleep apnea. He […]
Key Players in Health Care Policy Within the U.S. health care system there are a number of key players that influence the health care policy development process and ultimately help shape our health care policies. Government (primarily federal and state governments) and interest groups like the American Medical Association, AARP, and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation can have a direct impact on the outcome of the type of health care we receive. Patients (the largest consumers in the health care industry) are key players in the health care system, and the needs and wants of the public also drive […]
Sterile Processing Case Study Choose two of the four topics as listed below: Decontamination Principles, Sterilization Methods, Preparation of Medical Equipment and Supplies, and Inventory Control and Distribution Systems. Once the two case studies are chosen, answer the questions using your own words and address the conflict or issue with a solution specific to the topics chosen.
Diabetes Case Study Diabetes Case Study Chief Complaint “My left foot feels weak and numb. I have a hard time pointing my toes up.” History of Present Illness D.T. is 42-year-old Caucasian woman who has had an elevated blood sugar and cholesterol 2 years ago but did not follow up with a clinical diagnostic work-up. She had participated in the state’s annual health screening program and noticed her fasting blood sugar was 160 and her cholesterol was 250. However, she felt “perfectly fine at the time” and did not want to take any more medications. Except for a number of […]
Ethics in Healthcare 77 unread replies.77 replies. The term euthanasia means “the act of ending the life of a person suffering from either a terminal illness, or an incurable disease.” The American Medical Association has a firm stance against physicians assisting in euthanasia. Oregon was the first state in the U.S. that allows for euthanasia with 6 others to follow. In 1997, the Death With Dignity Act was enacted in Oregon. Euthanasia advocates stress that it should be allowed as an extension of a person’s autonomy. Those against euthanasia often say it can lead to the devaluation of human life. […]
Professional Advocacy through Association Membership Professional Advocacy through Association Membership Professional advocacy is about supporting the interests of one’s profession. Professional associations advocate for their members by uniting as a single voice and taking action to advance or remove barriers to the profession. Nurse practitioners (NPs) unite in member-created associations and organizations at many different levels: local, state, national, and international. They unite as specialty groups to further the goals or interests of their profession. Each of these organizations has a purpose or mission, membership benefits, and role in professional advocacy. While individually the NP may be able to contact […]