Discussion 6.2: Rural Hospital Merger Actions for Discussion 6.2: Rural Hospital Merger Must post first. Use the Problem beginning on page 560 as the basis for this discussion. Discuss with your fellow students whether the network described in the Problem would likely be challenged by the federal government. Why? On what legal basis? What would be your response to a challenge? Would factors increase or decrease your changes of a federal challenge? Base your discussion on material from the text and your own experience. Cite sources when necessary. Remember to write 150 words in complete sentences. Once you have posted […]
Read selected portions of “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report” by Frieden, et al., 2011, located in the Reading & Study folder for this module/week. Discuss the following points in your thread. Review the Discussion Board Instructions before posting your thread. How is “health disparity” defined in this landmark CDC report? Are all health disparities preventable or correctable? What bottom-line societal interventions would likely address most, if not all, health disparities? Describe and give examples of the health disparity presented in the topic area you read. What can be done in the near future to reduce these disparities? Are the disparities […]
Examine two (2) efforts at health reform in the United States that occurred during the 1900s. Determine the major political and social factors that influenced the outcomes for each. Support your rationale with specific examples of such influence. From the e-Activity, compare and contrast at least two (2) pros and cons of developing a state health insurance exchange. Speculate on which exchange you believe would be most beneficial for the majority of the insured in your state. Provide support for your rationale. Go to Aetna’s Website and watch the video titled “Health Care Reform: What is a health insurance exchange?” […]
1. Analyze at least two (2) new provisions to the Affordable Care Act. Interpret the implications of these new provisions for access to care for families. Provide specific examples of such implications to support your rationale. 2. Appraise the inherent impact of at least (2) Affordable Care Act quality initiatives on the quality of care for both the consumer and the healthcare provider. Support your response with specific examples of the effects on both aforementioned groups.
While the implementation plan prepares students to apply their research to the problem or issue they have identified for their capstone change proposal project, the literature review enables students to map out and move into the active planning and development stages of the project. A literature review analyzes how current research supports the PICOT, as well as identifies what is known and what is not known in the evidence. Students will use the information from the earlier PICOT Statement Paper and Literature Evaluation Table assignments to develop a 750-1,000 count review that includes the following sections: Page Title Introduction section […]
Review Healthy People 2020. Identify objectives that are amenable to parish nurse intervention. Describe how faith communities can contribute to the accomplishment of these national health objectives and accomplish the goal of improving the health of the public. How can nurses working in the community form partnerships with parish nurses and faith communities? How would such partnerships be beneficial?
Describe the strategic roles of your local and state health departments in the accomplishment of health care promotion and goals. Discuss the need for collaboration and partnerships with existing groups and why new groups are crucial to this process. How could nurses in public health assist clients to modify unhealthy behaviors and develop strategies to improve their health?
The influence of consequential ethics as an ethical framework (the greatest good for the greatest number) opposes the ethical principle of deontology ( i.e., the rightness of an act itself determines what is right). Both of these impact the nursing profession. Modern social exchange theories are based on the principle of utility. Read the assumptions of social exchange theory and consider how these would affect the nurse-patient relationship., compared to how these impact the nurse within the health care environment. To what extent are all theories ethical? Is social exchange theory compatible with the values of the nursing profession?
Many disorders of this chapter are the result of either too many (leukocytosis) or too few cells (thrombocytopenia). Discuss the importance of the correct balance and problems associated with too many or too few of a particular cell types. If you were to use the metaphor of your body as a city, what role would the blood and its vessels play? 300 words please.
Review the complete list of disorders and diseases posted by the National Institute of Health. Choose at least five diseases or disorders, and post their meanings. How did you use word parts to determine what they mean? Do you believe disease and disorder are the same? Explain your thoughts. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/disorder_index.htm .300 words please