Scientists are trying to isolate a “longevity gene” that might extend human life spans to 150 years and raise the average life expectancy to 120 instead of 74. This research may lead to the discovery of genes responsible for cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, osteoporosis, heart disease, and stroke. Could gene transplants cure these diseases and extend […]
The DSM-5 is a diagnostic tool. It has evolved over the decades, as have the classifications and criteria within its pages. It is used not just for diagnosis, however, but also for billing, access to services, and legal cases. Not all practitioners are in agreement with the content and structure of the DSM-5, and dissociative […]
Reflect upon your clinical experiences, and relate them to the following: Qualifications of nurse administrators Education and certification Knowledge, skills, and abilities Issues and trends Standards of nursing administration practice Evaluate decision – making skills of management
Introduction: The literature is replete with information that HIS are complex and that healthcare is a complex system. However, implementation of HIS creates simplicity out of the complex structures and processes in our clinical and business management. Tasks: Describe what HIS architecture is and why healthcare administrators need to understand HIT/HIS architecture. Discuss the architecture […]
Look at a State health or national health initiative such as the Obesity rate. How does this issue restrict your practice as a Nurse Practitioner and how will your practice change if these issues are resolved? Identify your role in addressing these issue in the nation.
Slide Conclusion Only 1 slide Consider the following scenario: Phoenix Community Health Center is a federally qualified health center with about 20,000 patients that averages 110,000 visits per year and is working on implementing two MRI machines. Maddy is the health care manager for the facility and has been given the task to oversee the integration […]
Discuss how the U.S. health care system is evolving and the short- and long-term effects of forecasted changes. – Describe the principal drivers of change that will take place in the health system over the next 10 years. – What are some of your best ideas to improve quality and contain costs going forward?
Competency Apply appropriate nursing care interventions for clients during pregnancy, labor, and birth. Scenario You are a registered nurse (RN) working in a Women’s OB/GYN Clinic. Elizabeth Jones, 37 years old, presents to the prenatal clinic after missing her last 2 menstrual cycles. Her home pregnancy test was positive. An ultrasound at the clinic confirms […]
Research the health-illness continuum and its relevance to patient care. In a 750-1,000 word paper, discuss the relevance of the continuum to patient care and present a perspective of your current state of health in relation to the wellness spectrum. Include the following: 1. Examine the health-illness continuum and discuss why this perspective is important […]
1) Patient Introduction Olivia Jones is a 23-year-old African-American female, G1P0 at 36 weeks of gestation. She has been diagnosed with severe preeclampsia and is admitted to the labor and delivery unit for assessment and surveillance. Pregnancy has been unremarkable until routine prenatal visit at 30 weeks with elevated blood pressure at 146/92 mm Hg, proteinuria, […]