Discuss the essential elements of an enforceable contract and the significance of each element. Describe a contract, possibly one in which you were a party, were involved, or of which you have personal knowledge, indicating whether the contract was express, implied, written or oral, and whether it was it breached or disputed. Did it contain the essential elements of enforceability? Did you learn anything from this experience, and if so, what would you do differently in entering into future contracts?
The 1987 “Anti-Kickback Statute” (MMPPA) prohibits giving of or receiving compensation in exchange for referrals for Medicare or Medicaid services or goods. Why is it fraudulent and subject to a charge of criminal conspiracy to pay referral sources from Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement? Does payment or receipt for referrals constitute “obtaining property from more than one source by fraudulent pretense,” or is it billing for services not rendered, or falsifying information or misrepresentation? Does it make a difference if either the referring source or the referral receiver has a financial ownership or interest in the other’s entity?
1. What changes occur in flexibility with older adults? What important muscles should be stretched and strengthen in order to improve their activities of daily living (ADL)? 2. The Nurses’ Health Study found that for every 1 hr per week increase in walking, at an average pace, there was a 6% reduction in risk for hip fracture. What other exercises or exercise components may reduce fractures in older individuals.
Why do you believe communication is important between interdisciplinary professionals during a public health emergency? Why do you believe advanced nurses should be involved in epidemiological research?
Hospital acquired infections (HAI) is preventable and considered “never events” Indwelling foley catheterization should be the final means of providing the patient protection of dressings or skin lesions. Strict aseptic technique is mandatory. 1. Indicate at least 7 criteria for short-term indwelling foley catheter. 2. List at least 5 complications of long-term use of indwelling foley catheter and briefly describe or define them. 3. List at least 4 nursing interventions in maintaining the catheter.