Task: Evaluate Ethical Behavior Using the Folole Muliaga case study provided in Bridgeman (2010) and Eweje and Wu (2010), evaluate alternative actions and consequences to Mercury Energy. In your paper, be certain to specifically address the following: • Briefly summarize the Folole Muliaga scenario • Assess the consequences/outcome • Determine if what Mercury Energy did was illegal • Are you in agreement with the police and coroner decisions? Why or why not? • What reforms/guidelines were adopted as a result of this tragedy? Support your paper with a minimum of five (5) scholarly resources in addition to required resources. In […]
Which of the following is an example of accidental plagiarism? summarizing a paper that was written by a friend coying information from a source and indentifying it as your own summarizing information without including the source forgetting to include an in text citation for information
Case study Eleanor has grown up in a family of “heavy users.” “I mean two things by this,” she smiles derisively. “My mom, my dad, my two older sisters—even my aunts and uncles and most of my cousins, probably—they all used drugs. I finally did too when I was 17, just to have everybody quit bullying me. I was the last one to use, and now I’m the first one to try to get clean, and they hate that because everybody’s always used me. Since I’m the only one that has been straight this long, the only one able to […]
Based on your understanding of the topic, conduct a research and create a report on the political battle for universal healthcare in the United States. Your report should include the following elements: History of the national healthcare reform starting from the early days struggle for a national health plan to the present day. Political struggle to pass PPACA. Political impact of Medicare and Medicaid on the push for universal coverage. Major issues from the legislative and executive (presidential) perspective. Who were the opponents and supporters? The politics surrounding the national health insurance agenda and its impact on the PPACA.
Mr. Tinsley returns to the clinic 1 month later for reevaluation. His blood pressure is 140/72 and he is complaining of an irritating cough. The healthcare provider discontinued the ACE inhibitor and started on diltiazem (Cardizem). a)Explain why only the ACE inhibitor was discontinued. b)How does diltiazem treat hypertension? c)Mr. Tinsley says that his BP is really not that high so why does he really need this medication. How should you respond?
Calvin is a 15-year-old, obese young man with severely elevated serum lipid levels. The healthcare team has decided to prescribe lovastatin (Mevacor). a)What are the concerns for teenagers who are taking lovastatin? b)What classification of lipid-lowering medication is lovastatin, and how does it work? c)What impact does weight, specifically obesity, have on lipid levels?
One of the most important skills a nurse needs is clinical judgment. This is a skill that can be learned. Reflect on your own ability to critically think and the reading for this module. When see yourself as a nurse and giving care, discuss what qualities and behaviors you possess that make you a person that would have good clinical judgment. What three strategies can you use to develop better clinical judgment? As a nurse, what areas of the nursing process do you think might be more challenging to you given the critical thinking and clinical judgment skills you have […]
The personality assessment used in the personality assessments using the lion, otter, beaver and golden retriever categories measured individual’s [R] orientation and [S] orientation as well as whether they are active or passive.
Provide a brief explanation of the ASCP Board of Certification; what area of health care does the agency work in, what are their primary aims and what is its brief history? Who accredits the accreditors? Just think about that one for a moment. Mostly it is the government (state and federal) but are there other quasi-governmental agencies or groups? What is the value of regulation and accreditation? Does regulation help or hinder efficiency? Quality? “Set out to right the world’s wrongs and you will inevitably add to them. The world is often too complicated for the rules we need to […]
Topic: Fraud and Abuse Eleanor Stevens is a health insurance professional for a medical clinic. Clara Bartlett, a patient of the clinic, comes in for a physical examination. After the examination, Mrs. Bartlett approaches Eleanor and says, “Hon, my insurance company doesn’t pay for doctors’ visits unless I am sick or something. Dr. Forrest says I’m perfectly healthy, so I’ll have to pay today’s charge out of my own pocket. I’m a little short on money this month – the high cost of utilities and all – you understand don’t you? I’m wondering if you could help me out just […]