Assignment 1: Application– Chronic Kidney Disease According to the National Kidney Foundation, 26 million adults in the United States have chronic kidney disease with millions of others at risk (National Kidney Foundation, 2012). Over time, this disorder will become progressively worse, and patients will eventually experience a loss of renal function. Early detection and prevention is key for patients with this disorder. For this reason, it is important for you, as the provider, to be aware of various signs, symptoms, and risk factors of chronic kidney disease. In this Assignment, you explore the disorder including the role that patient history, […]
The name of the course is an occupational health Q1. What are the most common blood-borne infections that concern occupational health specialists? Provide examples of the types of infections and describe the available treatment. Q2. What is the difference between hazard and risk?
Explain the type of research design that was used in this study. Summarize your source, and be sure to include an explanation of the following questions in your response: Is it evident that primary, secondary, or meta-analysis was used? What role did surveys play, if any? Explain. Were there any flaws or discrepancies in the data? Why or why not? Volume 23, Number 11—November 2017 Dispatch Long-Term Viruria in Zika Virus–Infected Pregnant Women, Brazil, 2016 Terzian, A. B., Estofolete, C., Alves da Silva, R., Vaz-Oliani, D., Oliani, A., Brandão de Mattos, C….Nogueira, M. L. (2017). Long-Term Viruria in Zika Virus–Infected […]
You are vying for the position of executive director of a new health care organization that is being formed anticipating effects from the recent major changes in health care payment regulations enacted by Congress. 1. Describe what overall management school approach you will recommend for the new organization and why such a form is best suited to meet the changes. 2. During the course of your interview, you are advised that a competing candidate has recommended a totally different approach that would be inconsistent with yours if implemented in the same organization. Select the different approach and defend your initial […]
You are in charge of the lab at a large hospital. Due to the economy and subsequent cuts in budget, there has been a drastic reduction for many supplies deemed essential by the lab technical staff. Many employees have expressed great concern that it will be impossible to continue operation with adequate standards of quality unless something is done to increase the budget and acquire the needed supplies.Suggest an approach to high-level management to obtain greater funding.
The acronym BIG GEMS refers to Behavior, Infection, Genetics, Geography, Environment, Medical Care, and Social-Economic-Cultural factors. In your geographic location are you aware of which of the BIG GEMS has the greatest positive or negative impact on the health of the community?
Diabetes Mellitus Disease Write an imaginary case study for your hypothetical patient. Explain how the patient moved through the healthcare delivery system. With respect to the costs you calculated last week, describe how the patient will pay for the cost of treatment. Analyze the healthcare delivery system as illustrated in this case. What problems did you notice? Would some people find it difficult to pay for treatment? Are there areas where treatment for this illness is unavailable or unaffordable to the common person?
NU302 Unit 9 – Worksheet 2 Ms Davis is a 74 year old female and presents with this assessment data: History: Diabetes; high blood pressure; heart failure; moderately severe kidney disease; high cholesterol; heartburn; severe knee arthritis; burning neuropathy in her feet; glaucoma; depression; and insomnia. Current medications: Metformin 1000 mg 2 X daily; Glipizide 5 mg daily; Metoprolol 50 mg 2 X daily; Lisinopril 40 mg daily; Furosemide 20 mg 2 X daily; Simvastatin 40 mg 2 X daily; Amitriptyline 25 mg at bedtime; Duloxetine 20 mg daily; Clonazepam 0.5 mg 2 X daily; Gabapentin 600 mg 3 X […]
NU302 Unit 9 Worksheet 1 Directions: Complete the table listed below. Naming of Assessment Tools Identification of what each tool measures Identification of each tool’s components Explain the scoring and meaning of the score Name of Assessment Tool What does this tool measure? Identification of the components Explain scoring of the tool and meaning of the score List at least one peer reviewed journal article reference to support your ideas. The reference must be listed in APA style and format.