Health and Medicine Assignments
Health and Medicine Assignment 1
Health care organizations are at the core of high quality and patient-centered care which directly impacts how patients perceive and value their care.
Discuss one (1) ethical challenge of human dignity and/or human rights related to the implementation of evidence-based practice.
Health and Medicine Assignment 2
Discuss the influence of the Consensus Model for APRN: LACE. Why is it important? Support your discussions with at least two current scholarly articles (less than 5 years). Consensus Model Retrieved September 2018 from Consensus Model for APRN Regulation.
Health and Medicine Assignment 3
The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) landmark publication – The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health has significantly changed the nursing profession. Review the IOM 2010 Report – The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Identify and discuss one (1) example of the impact the Future of Nursing report has had on the Advanced Practice Nurse role – Clinician, Educator, Researcher, Administrator, Entrepreneur, Consultant, or Leader.
Length: A minimum of 250 words, not including references
Citations: At least one high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years
Health and Medicine Assignment 4
- Are NPs able to practice independently in the state?
- Based on the practice restrictions in your state, what are one or two identified barriers to NP practice?
- Does your state require NPs to have a collaboration or supervisory agreement with a physician?
- Does your state require ‘residency’ hours with a physician or NP before the NP can practice independently?
- How many hours? Do you support having residency hours as a requirement to independent practice?
Health and Medicine Assignment 5
Holistic care refers to approaches and interventions that address the needs of the whole person: body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Consider the following case study:
You are caring for a first-time mother in a health clinic. While assessing the woman, you notice she is becoming visibly upset. When you ask, she notes that her mother, with whom she was very close, died last year and that she really would have loved to have shared this pregnancy with her. You empathize with the patient, as your own mother just died 6 months ago. She also notes that she and her partner have been bickering a lot lately on top of her feeling generally sore, tired, and overwhelmed.
Health and Medicine Assignment 6
Research a health-care initiative or legislative statue that is currently underway in your state or federally. You may want to check with nursing organizations that have legislative departments that can provide their analysis on current health-care issues. You may also conduct online research to identify current issues. Discuss how you can take an active role as a health-care advocate (at the local, state, or federal level as appropriate). Identify one tacitic to advocate for your identified initiative or legislation.
Health and Medicine Assignment 7
The ongoing changes in the health-care landscape are influenced most by globalization, economic and technological factors, and the aging of the population. The complexity of the healthcare environment requires us to examine the leadership needs for the APN roles that are applicable for today and the future.
The leadership theories or styles include:
Situational or Contingency Leadership;
Transformational or Transactional Leadership;
Clinical Leadership and Congruent Leadership.
Select one of the above leadership theories or style.
Using your own words define the theory.
Considering the various APN roles (Clinician, Educator, Researcher, Administrator, Entrepreneur, Consultant, and Leader) describe how you might use the leadership theory in your future APN role.
From your experience as a professional nurse, give one example of the selected leadership theory or style as seen in action or provide an exemplary example.
Public Health Assignment 1
- Imagine that you are the new compliance manager for a healthcare organization.
a. Consider your own source of ethical values (e.g. religious background) as you describe the steps that you will take to ensure that your compliance plan is legal, effective in addressing matters such as fraud and abuse, and kept current (in light of new laws).
b. How do they influence your perspective in this role?
- To prepare for the final assignment, respond to the following:
What are some policies to consider in relation to fundraising efforts or strategies for increasing revenue in a health services organization?
Public Health Assignment 2
Case Study Analysis 3 | Implementing of a Comprehensive Education and Health Program: Need for Stakeholders and Evaluation Process
Compose a summary that includes your takeaways and a reflection, as well as the viability of the plan.
Identify immediate and basic issues within the case study, including the problem at hand, its significance, and related assumptions.
Describe any missing information, risk factors, alternative strategies and negative outcomes.
Define a problem statement.
Develop an action and implementation plan.
What is your strategy, especially considering hospital policy and federal law relative to patient privacy?
Can any information about the patient be shared with the public?
What about the ethical dilemma surrounding the media leak?
What are your thoughts about press statements?
How can you prepare to discuss your recommendations for a crisis communications response?