Conduct an Internet search for healthcare providers on the Internet utilizing the following social media Web sites. LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Examine the professional profiles and content of the information contained in the profile. And develop and post a list of “do’s and don’ts” for the healthcare professional and any resources you may have found for creating a positive professional presence.
Make a thoughtful comment of this student post: Colorectal cancer is of interest to me because of someone I know who was diagnosed with this, and I remember my mother turning 50 and her doctor ordering a colonoscopy. Colorectal cancer sometimes begins as a growth called a polyp, which may form on the inner wall of the colon or rectum. Some polyps become cancer over time (10-15years). Therefore, prevention here is key, to find and remove polyps. Deaths from colorectal cancer have decreased with the use of colonoscopies and fecal occult blood tests, which check for blood in the stool. […]
Crystal Hampton is a 60-year-old female with a diagnosis of type IV hyperlipidemia. In reviewing her record, you discover that the physician has ordered a lipid profile. What is a lipid profile and what specific substances does it measure? Project what the results might be in Mrs. Hampton’s case. One of the fats being measured is called “good cholesterol”. What is the medical term for “good cholesterol” and what is the function of this type of cholesterol? Jess Raybone, a 24-year-old patient of Dr. Westergard, is being evaluated for a seizure disorder. Dr. Westergard has ordered an EEG for Mr. […]
Analyze and describe the strengths and weaknesses of the (homeless/mentally ill) aggregate and the community where the aggregate resides (Wilson, NC) . Be sure to apply Mobilize, Assess, Plan, Implement, Track (MAP-IT) in your assessment process.