Case study (questions 7–12) Read this case study, then answer the questions that follow. Declan has recently finished his qualification and joined the community services sector. At the moment he is finding that the most difficult part of his new job is developing an understanding the structure, function and interrelationships between the different parts of the community services system. Declan’s workplace also has many different lines of communication both internally within his organisation and externally with other related services. Question 7 What important information should Declan be aware of regarding lines of communication between the organisation he works for and […]
Case study (questions 13–15) Read the following case study then answer the questions that follow. Toni is a community services worker and today she noticed that there appeared to be some tension in the work lunch room. Toni noticed that Lucinda and Jack were both behaving strangely. She didn’t think anything of it until another worker, who had also been in the lunch room, mentioned it to her and asked her if she thought that they needed to do anything about what they had observed. Question 13 What are three early signs of potentially complicated or difficult situations that Toni […]
Case study (questions 16–26) Read this case study , then answer the questions that follow. Sherrie is a community services worker and the organisation she works for provides physical assistance to children living with a disability. As part of Sherrie’s role she must comply with the ethical and legal requirements of her workplace. Since working for this organisation Sherrie has had to deal with several unresolved conflict situations, has observed breaches in standard procedures and been faced with complicated situations that required her to make ethical decisions regarding potential conflicts of interest. One of the major problems encountered by Sherrie […]
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT . Q1. Compare and contrast the data collected in acute care facilities with data collected in non-acute care facilities. Q2. Fred has been working in acute care facilities for the past 5 years in progressively responsible positions. After he graduated from his HIM program, he was offered a position as the HIM manager in his organization’s new long-term care center, which was recently purchased. Fred has heard that the center’s records have not been strictly maintained and that the new manager will be expected to organize the records and to ensure that the facility’s documentation policies are […]
A modified Ringer’s Irrigation has the following formula: Sodium chloride 8.6 g Potassium chloride 0.3 g Calcium chloride 0.33 g PEG 3350 60 g Water for injection ad 1000 mL Assuming that 980 mL of water is used in preparing the irrigation, calculate its SPECIFIC GRAVITY not Density
Investigate the cost of treating a patient with tricyclic antidepressants versus SSRIs or with typical antipsychotic medication versus an atypical antipsychotic medication. If you were a nurse case manager, how would you justify use of the more expensive drug to the managed care organization?