What are the main objectives for pay-for-performance? What is pay-for-performance? What provisions has the federal government made for providing health care to military personnel and to veterans of the US armed forces?
Explain how you will know the teaching outcomes have been achieved. What is the most important principle to assure self-management after teaching? What is the overall responsibility and accountability of nurses in client health teaching? After class you can refine your answers?
Briefly discuss three important considerations when planning for and conducting client health teaching. Briefly discuss how to best formulate a teaching plan. What strategies should be used? Explain how you will know the teaching outcomes have been achieved. What is the most important principle to assure self-management after teaching?
Give your opinion of the following issues associated with genetic testing: Define these terms: Genetics Genomics Pharmacogenomics Privacy and Confidentiality Who should have access to genetic information? Who owns and controls it? Discrimination Should employers be able to require job applicants to take genetic tests as a condition of employment? Equitable Access to Genomic Technologies Rare genetic conditions – Who will fund the development of treatments for genetic disorders that affect a relatively small number of people? Impact of Genetic Information How does a person’s genetic information affect that individual and society’s perception of that individual?
How does the FDA regulate complementary and alternative medications (herbals and dietary supplements, not therapies like acupuncture, aromatherapy or magnetic therapy)? Some patients are hesitant to divulge their use of alternative medications to health care practitioners. How would you ask a patient about their use of alternative medications? If a patient does divulge their use of alternative medications, how would you react? What are your opinions of alternative medications?
You work for a small health care facility with three doctors, an administrator, one nurse and four office staff members. The facility has been considering an intranet for the past year. You have been asked to create a list of functions that could be included in the intranet. The only guidance that has been given to you is that the intranet should be useful to office staff, management, and the clinical staff. Include in your discussion a memo to the administrator of the facility: In your memo: Create a list of functions the intranet would provide. Distinguish between the functions […]
Analyzing patient outcomes have become a critical component of quality performance in healthcare delivery. Your hospital organization has a healthcare management information system (MIS) that captures information at the time of patient registration and at times services are received. Your organization also has a clinical information system (CIS) that captures some similar information as the MIS but also captures clinical status measures at the times of diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care given at your facility. What additional information is needed from the patient to analyze patient outcomes? How would you collect and store that information? What process and systems would […]