11. Mrs. Laura Quinn has telephoned the pediatric physician’s office stating that she has received word from her daughter’s school that she has head lice. Mrs. Quinn states that she is “totally embarrassed,” that “we are clean people,” and that she does not understand how such a thing could happen to her daughter. She has been instructed to obtain a topical solution of permethrin to treat the condition. a. How should the nurse respond to Mrs. Quinn’s embarrassment and to her statement that “we are clean people”? b. Discuss the instructions that the nurse should give Mrs. Quinn regarding the […]
Xenobiotic metabolism is generally a two-step process. Briefly explain this “general scheme of xenobiotic metabolism”, including in your answer a description of how the physico-chemical properties of xenobiotics are altered in each step, and how metabolism can modulate the distribution and biological activity of xenobiotics.
Describe the potential members of the interdisciplinary team for budget development and the role of each individual. What are the specific responsibilities of nursing in the development of the budget? Are the responsibilities for budget specific only to the leadership of the nursing department or are they found throughout the organization?
Chapter 7 outlines 21 competencies in four areas that are required of individual team members to achieve effective teamwork. For each of the four areas, identify the competency you feel is most important and provide your rationale (4 paragraphs total). Compose your paper in MS Word. Patient focus Team orientation Collaboration Team management
You are assigned to care for a patient receiving atropine. Prepare a medication card that describes the therapeutic actions, indications, pharmacokinetics, contraindications, the most common adverse reactions, and the important drug–drug interactions of atropine.
You are the director of health information at a large medical center that offers inpatient, outpatient, and emergency care at several sites in one state. Your medical center has announced that it will acquire a facility offering similar services in a neighboring state. The laws and regulations governing the retention and destruction of health records differ between these states. Discuss how the lack of a consistent set of laws and regulations on these two matters affects the institution you serve, and outline the steps you will take to deal with the situation.