An effective leader has visionary qualities. As the administrator of your Long term care organization, develop a “mission statement” for each of the following: Long Term Care Assisted Living facility, Hospice care, and Nursing facility.
Imagine one of your employees approaches you about continuing her education. She has an undergraduate degree in science and mathematics. She decided to work for a few years in the healthcare industry before she continues her graduate education. She is interested in becoming an independent healthcare professional but is unsure of her direction. She has asked you for insight into this area of health care. In no more than three typed pages, double-spaced, summarize the various career options that may be open to this employee.
The RN is developing a teaching plan for a male patient with a new diagnosis of peptic ulcer disease related to an H. pylori infection. The patient immigrated to the United States from Vietnam two years ago with his extended family. He denies any current use of alcohol but has smoked one pack of cigarettes per day for the last 20 years. He reports increased fatigue during exercise, uses Chinese medicine to manage frequent muscle pain and has noted an occasional black bowel movement. Initial Discussion Post: Identify three (3) items related to the medical diagnosis that the RN needs […]
An older client was recently discharged from the hospital for evaluation of seizure activity. His history reveals that he has late-stage Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, hypertension, and type II diabetes mellitus, which is controlled by diet. He lives at home, where his wife and daughter take care of him. His discharge medications include phenytoin (Dilantin), 100 mg BID; hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL), 50 mg QD; levodopa (Sinemet), 25/100 TID; and haloperidol (Haldol), 1 mg before bed. The client has been referred for home care nursing follow-up. Questions: On the initial home visit by the nurse, what assessments should be made? The wife […]
Identify three specific nursing intervention that are relevant for the person and their chronic health problem heart failure and state how and when the intervention implemented, why the intervention is implemented and expected outcome related to the intervention. Conduct an academic search of literature and identify current best practices associates with one nursing intervention for the person’s heart failure Describe three strategies that activity involves the person to self-manage their Heart failure Identify two supporting agencies/ health professionals that are currently contributing to the care of person’s individual needs (heart failure)
Discuss the importance of understanding medical terminology for medical administrators. Identify medical terminology practice applications utilized in various healthcare settings. Identify how medical terms are used in Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Describe your process for building your medical terminology vocabulary throughout your career.
Nursing Facilities and Adult Daycare Assume you are responsible for the management and administration of the two facilities. You have to orient the newly appointed manager by providing an overview on managing long-term care. You also need to discuss the programs of the two facilities. From this perspective and based on your research about the facilities, prepare a Microsoft Word document including the following: · What are the various multidisciplinary departments (teams) included in your facilities? · Who comprise the target population being served by the various programs provided by your chosen facilities? · What are the major staffing and […]