Discuss TWO examples of Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications (BFOQs) coming into play in the selection of an employee giving specifics about what the qualification is, and why it allows an employer to legally discriminate and hire one individual applicant but not another.
SJ is a sixteen-month-old boy who is brought to the clinic with a one-day history of tugging at his right ear and crying and a two-day history of decreased appetite, decreased playfulness, and difficulty sleeping. His mother has documented a fever, so she has been giving him 5 mL of ibuprofen every twelve hours. He was diagnosed with acute otitis media (AOM) at the age of four months; he has had the same diagnosis three times since. On physical exam, his vital signs are normal with the exception of a temperature of 102°F. His weight is 10 kg. Both tympanic […]
A typical structure within colleges are instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor. Is this hierarchal or egalitarian? Is there any additional information that you would need to decide?
Several clients enter an emergency department at once, which client should the nurse see first? a. A healthcare client with a recent needle stick b. A adult client with ascites and an active epistaxis c. A adult client with onset of jaundice and abdominal pain d. A pediatric client who awake with reddened eyes
A student presents to the nurse’s office with a report of having sprayed hairspray into her eye. the nurse should complete which of the following tasks first? a. Instill antibiotic eye drops b. Provide sunglasses c. Encourage oral fluid intake d. Flush eye with sterile water
When preparing testimony, should a nurse expert witness focus primarily on developing nursing-specific content or should his or her nursing background be used as a context for the discussion? Advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
Much of the current literature suggest that there is a great deal of variation in the practice of medicine resulting in patients being undertreated, overtreated or treated with the wrong interventions. One of the fundamental objectives of care utilization management is the reduction of that variation in practice by using resources that are cost effective and that are based on parameters to contain cost. With this concept in mind, what do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of “cost-effective care”. Discuss this in the context of you or a family member having an acute (and expensive) illness.