Describe the social model of disability and apply it to one workplace example which demonstrates how it benefits people you support. Describe two negative impacts social devaluation can have on an individual’s life. Explain why dignity of risk may conflict with an individual’s safety. How can you, as a support worker, follow practice standards and work safety and health requirements, as well as the person you support’s dignity of risk requirement? How can you identify unmet needs? Provide some examples of unmet needs. How can practice standards and the code of conduct help you provide support to people with disabilities?
Robert Sanders is a 26-year-old sexually active single male. Although he does not feel he has syphilis, his physician is concerned and had ordered a VDRL. Would a positive VDRL prompt the physician to order other tests? Is so, what are the tests and what do they measure or identify? Under what conditions might there be a biological false-positive result? Oscar Koski, a 50-year-old man, has been scheduled for a barium enema because of intestinal discomfort. Describe a barium enema, including indications and contraindications. What diseases can be identified by this test? Should Mr. Koski be NPO for this test? […]
Dr. Samson is seeing a patient suspected of having a streptococcal infection. The physician has ordered an ASO test. What is this test? Identify the diseases this test is able to detect. Mary Murphy, a 79-year-old woman, is suspected of having an intracranial hemorrhage. The physician has ordered a CT scan of the brain. Explain what a CT scan consists of and the types of information it can provide to the physician. Reba Alexander, a 45-year-old female, has recently been hospitalized because she has a blood clot in her left iliac artery. Dr. Jason, a vascular surgeon, has written a […]
Clinton Barnes, a 69-year-old man with an indwelling catheter, has a high fever. Dr. Newberry has examined him and has ordered blood cultures to find out if there are pathogens in Mr. Barnes’s blood. What organisms may be found? Does the indwelling catheter play a role in his problem? If so, what role does it play? List some of the possible illnesses Mr. Barnes may have. Dr. Hill has ordered amniotic fluid testing on Mary Walsh, a 25-year-old pregnant woman, in order to determine fetal maturity. Under what circumstances would fetal maturity testing be necessary? Identify and describe fetal maturity […]
Length: 2- 4 page double-spaced Grade: 12 points – this assignment will contribute 6 percentage points towards your final class result. Purpose: gaining some experience in writing skills and expand your knowledge in Medical Coding & Billing. Question: Each vendor assured the providers they could reduce or eliminate coding staff because the EHR would allow them to document and code more accurately. Guide this argument and Discuss how coder role is essential in EHR implementation and use.
Review the twelve principles of the Public Health Code of Ethics. Which 2 of these principles do you believe would be the most challenging to apply or adhere to by public health professionals in today’s social, economic and political environments?
Risk factors for infectious disease transmission and outbreaks are mainly associated with the after-affects of the disaster rather than the primary disaster itself. Which of the following contribute to infectious disease transmission? a) Sufficient vaccination coverage b) Dead bodies c) Crush injuries d) Planned, under-populated shelters e) All of the above f) none of the above NEED ANSWER ASAP
OPERATIVE REPORT PATIENT: Ann Zantza PHYSICIAN: Dennis Munoz, MD PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Cancer of right breast. POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Cancer of right breast. PROCEDURE: Right total mastectomy with axillary dissection. SURGEON: Morton Holden, MD HISTORY: This patient has cancer of the right breast. It was elected to do a right total mastectomy with an axillary dissection. PROCEDURE: The patient was given a general anesthetic. The right arm was free draped, and she was prepped and draped in this position. We marked our superior and inferior skin incisions, and then we developed our superior flap and went down to the chest wall. We […]