The Joint Commission has recently visited Little Falls Hospital for its accreditation visit. Overall, the survey went well except for the standards related to the 2010 National Patient Safety Goals. The Joint Commission surveyors indicated that the hospital has not devoted enough resources and staff into achieving these goals. As the new risk manager, you are aware of the following issues. · There is no specific plan on how Little Falls Hospital will address and achieve these goals. This has been handled on a department-by-department basis. · Recently, there has been a significant plaintiff settlement paid by the hospital’s insurance […]
Dr. Eddie Gandolfini, a well- know endocrinologist in your area, comes to speak to you class. At the end of his time with the class, he challenges each of you to write a one page essay on hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia. What similarities do you find? What differences?
You’ve been appointed as chair of your hospital’s risk management committee. Describe the most pressing issues that should be considered by your committee related to risk management, corporate liability, ethical compliance, and medical error prevention. What strategies would you adopt to minimize organizational exposure to risk in each of these areas?
Write a paper describing your research and findings about the medications being taken and the results of the interview. Report your findings in a 3-5 page written paper. In your paper include the reason for each medication, the drug classification, the route of administration, the dose, and possible side effects/adverse reactions.
Develop a teaching plan for this client based on your findings. Based on the findings from the interview, develop a 2-3 page teaching plan to include the following: List one goal for this teaching plan Describe two to three teaching resources that might be used Identify two teaching strategies that can be used based on the client interviewed List specific client instructions regarding the medications and what adverse reactions they should be aware of/and what to do Identify at least one factor that may negatively influence adherence to the medications and how it can be overcome If, appropriate, describe how […]
Write a two to three page paper on the legal basis for the immunization of HMOs from being sued for malpractice. Consider such things as: • the relationship of the HMO with its member physicians, • the HMO organizational structure (IPA versus PPO versus staff model and so forth), • the principle of direct liability, enterprise liability, indemnification, ERISA preemption, ostensible agency, and anything else that you believe would fall under an HMO’s vulnerability to being sued. An historical perspective would enhance the strength of your paper. Remember to cite sources.
What is the difference between growth and development? What is a normal growth pattern? How to the following factors affect growth and development: genetics, prenatal, individual, caregiver factors, environment, and nutrition?