Most people receive their “education” in human development through media depictions (i.e., television shows and movies). Identify television shows that you believe are good (realistic) portrayals of humans and personality issues across the lifespan (e.g., teen angst, the midlife crisis, retirement). Compare these portrayals to a list of media examples that you classify as the worst (most misleading or unrealistic) portrayals.
The author presents results from a study by Chung and Hwang (2008) in Figure 9-11. The difference between an experimental and a control group of patients with leukemia was examined. The control group received routine care while the experimental group received two follow-up phone calls after discharge. Which group had a higher level of symptom distress? Was the difference statistically significant? Interpret your conclusion in plain English and discuss a possible explanation for the result.
Professional communication and cultural sensitivity- keeping in mind , choose one cultural group from nursing journal. State the reason for choosing this group and key points about it. Explain in 1500 words essay.
After misreading an x-ray, Dr. Pullet removed a healthy incisor from Timothy Toothe’s mouth. Dr. Pullet fitted Timothy with a fixed bridge that did not stay in place and caused Timothy great pain, and loss of time at work. Timothy made an appointment to see another dentist, Dr. Natter. Dr. Natter repaired the ill-fitting bridge, and made remarks about Dr. Pullet doing “shoddy work.” Timothy sued Dr. Pullet for malpractice. In the opinion of the jurors, the patient had some responsibility for his injuries, and Dr. Pullet was found not guilty. Use the IDEA process and the information from class […]
Respond to each of the following questions (150 words each) that apply the economic concepts described in this topic’s assigned readings in The Economics of Health and Medical Care. Write the formula for price elasticity of demand and describe what it means. How would you expect the price elasticity of demand for health care to vary with health status? Would the demand for health care increase or decrease with an improvement in educational attainment in the community? Studies using macroeconomic data indicate higher income elasticity for health care. Does that make health care an inferior, normal, or superior good? Explain. […]
State the purpose of the assignment, specifically identify your model and explain how you will use the model you have chosen in your advanced practice role in a paragraph or two. Remember each paragraph will be approximately five sentences in length to promote clarity to your written work. Remember if you have it cited it MUST be represented in your reference listing and if it is in your reference listing it must be identified within your paper as a citation Model Characteristics for the Model of Practice for Underwater Breathing Be sure you identify your model here Application to Your […]
Case Scenario: A 70-year old patient has experienced a devastating stroke and is comatose in the intensive care unit on a ventilator. A family meeting was held. The hospital physician explained the irreversible damage to the brain, and discussed end of life care and wihdrawal of life support. Family members acknowledge understanding and return to the patient’s room. As the RN was preparing to enter the room, she overheard a family member say, “Mom always said she didn’t want to be attached to a bundh of machines.” Another family member replies, “Don’t tell anyone she signed forms on the last […]
A new director decides to reorganize the department you work in. This reorganization comes about without input from the employees and many of the nurses that you oversee are feeling resentful of the change. As a nurse leader, identify factors that may lead to conflict and ways you can manage them.