A patient has osteoarthritis and has been instructed to take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication. The patient wants to know if it is okay to take over-the-counter medication for a cold. The patient has been experiencing many adverse effects to the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication. a. What are the most common adverse reactions of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents? b. What are the key considerations in using anti-inflammatory agents with older adults? c. What are the important nursing considerations and teaching needs for this patient when taking an over-the-counter salicylate
1-What are the factors that limit the potential prevention programs to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS among women in less developed countries? 2-Discuss the potential impact of AIDS on family and the community. 3-Describe the current state of knowledge and international recommendations regarding breastfeeding and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS.
Mr. H., age 68 years, has a long history of hypertension. He has had more headaches recently, his legs and feet are swollen, and he has noticed that more frequent voiding, both during the day and at night, is necessary. He constantly feels tired and does not feel hungry. Mr. H’.s blood pressure is 170/110, his pulse is 94, and he has gained 12 pounds in the last 2 months. Diagnostic test findings related to the blood and urine include elevated serum creatinine and rea levels, low serum bicarbonate, low hemoglobin and hematocrit, and low serum sodium. The urine contains […]
Imagine you completed an interview with a potential employer one week ago, and are anxiously awaiting the results. One afternoon, you receive a phone call from the employer and they offer you the position! While you are very excited about the opportunity, you know it is in your best interest to review the entire offer and benefits package before accepting. You graciously and politely thank the employer for contacting you, and request 48 hours to review the offer and respond. The employer agrees, and emails you a copy of the full offer description. Upon reviewing the offer description, you notice […]
Develop a plan to become a Nutritionist. This module you have looked at professional development plans. In your initial post, answer what is the value of a professional development plan and how do you think it will influence a chosen career path. Do you see yourself creating a professional development plan? Why? Describe how you will select a career path and create a professional development plan supporting that path.
Describe how you will ensure that you are creating a positive experience for your customers in the healthcare industry? What are some of the techniques that you have learned in this course to provide personable and professional customer service?
Given what you’ve learned in the class, what are some key factors that influence health insurance, billing and reimbursement? Discuss reimbursement methodologies, current issues, and legal/governmental influences. Based on your discoveries, what action plans would you put in place to have these factors impact your departments in a positive way?
You are a coding supervisor at a local hospital. You have agreed to accept an HIM student for their professional practice experience at your facility. Today you are working on coding. You are giving feedback on the codes that the student assigned for the following scenario. Give your feedback to the student, tying your feedback to the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set and reimbursement and justify what the correct coding should be. Patient: John Smith MR121212 Acct 000633553 Patient came into the ER complaining of chest pain. EKG and labs, including troponin levels, were performed. Nitroglycerin was administered and oxygen […]