You are the manager of a new primary care clinic located about twenty five (25) miles outside of a small city (population of 50,000). With five (5) family physicians, two (2) nurse practitioners, two (2) physicians’ assistants (PAs), and twenty (20) clinical support staff consisting of RNs, LPNs, and CMAs, the clinic provides primary care services to a diverse community of people living and working outside the city limits. Originally a rural area, the community has been growing and now includes promising opportunities in employment, education, and comfortable living spaces for young families. However, there are still many residents who […]
A large-scale evaluation of a CDSS in one hospital shows significant improvements in efficiency and effectiveness of clinical processes. However when the same system is implemented in a second hospital no improvements are found. How many reasons can you think of to explain this situation?
The provider orders Amiodarone 150 mg bolus over 15 minutes. The pharmacy sends a bag containing 150 mg in diluted in 100 mL sterile water. The nurse should set the pump at what mL/hr flow rate? Round to the whole number.
Choose a specific piece of legislation that you feel will advance or reverse public health if it is passed. This can be a national or state-level policy that is at any point in the policy process but you must be able to refer to the written bill as a source to cite for your legislation analysis paper. Include the following information in a double-spaced submission: 1. What issue does this legislation seek to address? (2-3 sentences) 2. Why is this issue a problem? (2-3 sentences) 3. What is the proposed solution to the issue? (2-3 sentences)
Using academic scholarly research, find an article that addresses an ethical dilemma from the past five years and annotate it thoroughly. What are the key points to the article? Summarize the dilemma. What are the key terms of the article? What conflicts or controversies does it raise? Where can you offer analysis or an original point of view? Once you have a handle on the article and your reaction to the issues it raises, use it as a foundation to Create your own 2-4 paragraph “dilemma.” Apply Kant’s Categorical Imperative to the problem you invent. Apply any other philosopher’s theory […]
Shock is a clinical syndrome that is a result of inadequate tissue perfusion that creates imbalance between the delivery of and the requirements for oxygen that support cell health. Signs and symptoms of excess fluid volume or inadequate tissue perfusion characterize heart failure. Address the Following: Describe the differences in the nursing management for hypovolemic shock, cardiogenic shock, and heart failure. Because heart failure can be a chronic condition, identify a priority teaching intervention for the patient with a new diagnosis of heart failure.