Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and the costliest of illnesses. Preventing heart disease and related illnesses has the potential to improve population health outcomes and lead to a healthier and more productive society. For this assignment, you will consider the role of a community health professional charged with gathering data on heart disease and designing an intervention to target the problem of heart disease in your state. Read the following article: Greenwell, C. (2015, April 19). Heart disease and stroke cost Americans nearly $1 billion a day in medical costs, lost productivity. CDC […]
What do you value most in life? Who do you value most in your life? What are your primary beliefs about life? How do your personal values and beliefs guide your thoughts, decisions, and actions about legal and ethical issues? Do you think a person’s values and beliefs may change over time? Why or why not? Use creativity and at least one professional article or website to support your beliefs.
Riverview Medical utilizes an electronic health record. Any hard copy documents that come to the practice remain in hard copy and are filed in a manila folder for each patient. Would this be a patient care issue? Why or why not?
Several studies suggest that breast-fed babies become more intelligent children than formula-fed babies. One such study (Mortensen, Michaelsen, Sanders, & Reinisch, 2002) involved a sample of over 3,000 women and men born in Copenhagen, Denmark, between October 1959 and December 1961. The samples were divided into five categories based on duration of breast-feeding, as assessed by physician interview with mothers at a one-year examination. The child’s intelligence was assessed using the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) at a mean age of 27.2 years. The results showed that duration of breast-feeding was associated with significantly higher scores on the verbal, performance, […]
Conduct Internet research to determine the top three prescribed diuretics. Classify the three drugs, and, for each classification, discuss the therapeutic actions, indications, pharmacokinetics, contraindications, the most common adverse reactions, and the important drug–drug interactions. Prepare flashcards for the three medications and be prepared to present to class.
Develop a workflow analysis of the patient flow in the Emergency Department. This will include the time the patient enters the ED to the time they interact with the following: Receptionist Triage Nurse Assigned Nurse Physician Lab and/or Imaging Admit to floor or discharge to home