Explain the factors that you would consider while planning your retirement. Describe how increasing numbers of retirees will affect retirement patterns. Compare retirement conditions in the United States to another country of your choice. Explain the techniques that other countries are planning for the new retirees’ influx.
Would you request the military to assist you in dealing with the influx of patients at the hospital? Why or why not? If yes, how would you use the military, and if no, what would you and your staff do to deal with the influx of patients?
Compare the nursing codes of ethics for your specialty practice, national, and international practice areas. How do they differ? Does it make sense to have more than one code of ethics for nurses? Give reasons for your point of view.
WK2A1: Please use APA format and list and site all sources and references: Identify, how many Americans remain uninsured despite the PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), using the most current scholarly resource available. Identify how many Americans are currently signed up for and have paid premium for the PPACA. Discuss the current cost to Americans in subsidies, which are financially supporting the PPACA. What is the current fine charged by the IRS to those without insurance and how much will it increase in 2016? Will this fine increase have a negative or positive impact? Explain why. Please use […]
WK2A2: Please use APA format and list and site all sources and references: 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document The plight of uncompensated care is of extreme concern, especially in regard to the impact on hospitals as frontline caregivers. Select two different types of hospitals. Identify the institutional similarities and differences in dealing with uncompensated care delivery. Discuss ways in which uncompensated care delivery might impact organizational structure, management policies, and financial issues for each facility. Incorporate articles from the Federal Register as references. Two hospitals within the United States routinely treat (medically and surgically) their patients without regard to […]
There are different categories of weapons of mass effect—chemicals, biological pathogens and toxins, radioactive materials, nuclear devices, and nonconventional high-yield explosives. Out of these, biological weapons are used in a terrorism type called bioterrorism. According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), there are the six focus areas for preparedness and response to bioterrorism and other outbreaks that are detrimental to public health. On the basis of your understanding of the topic of bioterrorism and our preparedness to handle the health services requirement during any such attack, answer the following questions: Which of the categories of weapons of […]
Triage is a process developed by the military to cope with large number of victims of combat or disaster situations. In many disaster situations, it becomes necessary to triage patients in order to assess their medical needs and decide how to allocate the resources and staff available to treat the incoming patients. Using the Internet, research on nerve agent “sarin” and answer the following questions in regard to the above process: What criteria would you use in the emergency room to triage patients with potential exposure to the nerve agent sarin? How would you classify the incoming patients when triaging […]
You are the chief executive officer (CEO) of a major hospital. A bioterrorist attack just occurred in your city. The ICS has been activated. Despite the infusion of this additional money provided by the government after the event of September 11, 2001, to the healthcare industry, in an effort to prepare the industry for a possible bioterrorist attack, some people feel that the healthcare industry in US is still unprepared for a bioterrorist attack. As a CEO, you need to assess the situation and prepare your hospital to deal with the situation. Answer the following questions keeping in mind the […]
Alzheimer-Related Disabilities This assignment will help you understand the disabilities that are caused due to Alzheimer’s disease. Ellen is a 64-year-old Chinese American, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia of the Alzheimer’s type. She has been working steadily as a secretary but recently due to the disease has found it harder to perform her duties. She has worked for 34 years. She has recently become widowed and has two adult kids who live in the same area as her. But they rarely agree on how to provide care for her. Ellen has asked her children to help her navigate […]
WK3A2: Please use APA format and list and site all sources and references: 4- to 7-page Microsoft Word document The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) is one of the most critical yet misunderstood regulations in Healthcare. What is Anti-Dumping? Who is intended to be protected by this act? Outline what is guaranteed as well as what is not guaranteed within this act. Discuss the fines provided for by the act and include examples of hospitals which have been fined for not complying with this act. Describe and analyze the conditions under which a hospital is permitted to transfer […]