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The Peruvian National Tuberculosis Control ProgramCase Study)

Read The Peruvian National Tuberculosis Control ProgramCase Study) and

· Answer the Guiding Questions

1. What were the challenges facing the Peruvian National TB Program in 1990? 2. How did Suarez address these challenges? 3. Was the NTP that Suarez implemented effective? Why or why not? 4. What should Suarez do in response to treatment and retreatment failures?

Then

Create a public service announcement of 30 seconds to inform individuals in a cholera outbreak area of the dangers and how they can protect themselves. It should be culturally and linguistically sensitive and clearly addresses the target audience with important information in a captivating way.

Choose one specific issue or problem in the health care setting that indicates a student’s learning needs.

Students need to use the knowledge gained throughout this whole unit to develop a plan for decision making and problem-solving in relation to one selected health care issue/ nursing practice. A project may cover any area of specialty nursing practice that the student feels he/she would like to improve. Students are required to identify the health care issue/ nursing practice aligned with NSQHS. Students can use the current guidelines. This assessment should include the latest research-based evidence, current practice protocols updated with the latest guidelines.

Assessment Instructions

Students need to:

Choose one specific issue or problem in the health care setting that indicates a student’s learning needs. Write learning objectives using SMART goals. Conduct a literature review of the chosen area. The student will be reviewing at least….

Topic: Stress Among University Students

This unit’s Learning Journal focuses on creating an Abstract for your own paper. Remember, keep your Abstract to under 250 words and keep it in APA format along with keywords listed at the end. This will be one of the final steps in creating your research paper. It is also the first thing a reader will see, so make the Abstract as strong as you can.

In this assignment, state your thesis first and then your Abstract.

Your instructor will use the following rubric to grade your Learning Journal:

Aspect 1: Did the student write an Abstract? Aspect 2: Does the abstract match the student’s paper? Aspect 3: How complete is the abstract? Are there areas that need work? Aspect 4: Is this a work of original thought?….

What is your perspective on the cause of obesity for the large majority of those who are facing this problem?

While talking about obesity, many will say that obesity is primarily genetic and that the majority of those who obese cannot help it. However, others argue that if the high levels of obesity were primarily caused by genetics then this should be a problem that has always existed. Yet as stated in the above article, just 30 years ago there was a much smaller percentage of people who were obese.Discussion Questions:

What is your perspective on the cause of obesity for the large majority of those who are facing this problem? Whether you believe that the primary cause of obesity is genetics or lifestyle, what do you believe has happened in our society since 1980 that has resulted in doubled or tripled rates of obesity in adults and….

What are the implications of a largely sleep-deprived society?

The Implications of a Sleep Deprived Society

What are the implications of a largely sleep-deprived society? How does the amount of sleep you get affect your own life? How does it affect your health, your emotions, and your performance?Directions:

Please write at least 200 words on this topic. Save and name your assignment Week 3 Research Assignment, then save on your computer. You’ll then upload your work by clicking-on Browse my Computer. Make sure to cite at least one source other than your textbook.

Tips:

Check out some of these websites: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/307334.php http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/features/important-sleep-habits#1 http://www.newyorker.com/science/maria-konnikova/the-walking-dead

As a future healthcare administrator, what policy could you put into place to improve the performance on your selected objective?

Go to the Data2020 Search section ofhttps://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/ Focus on the two topic areas Access to Health Services and Health Communication and Health Information Technology. For each of the above two areas, identify the objectives in which we are doing worse or where there is little to no change in these two areas. You can find this via the Mid-Course Review information and clicking on the .pdf file (see instructional video under weekly materials). What are some of the reasons as to why we might not be meeting the targets for these goals? Find at least two outside resources for each topic area (Access and Health Communication & Health Information Technology) that support your view. Based on the information in #2, select one objective from each area that is….

The Effects of Drugs on a Man’s Reproductive System

The Effects of Drugs on a Man’s Reproductive SystemThere has been a lot of research on how teratogens cause genetic and congenital birth defects in babies. What are Teratogens? They are anything that will interfere with the growth or development of a fetus. You will find article after article about the effects of women smoking, taking drugs, and drinking alcohol on developing babies. But what happens if a man smokes, takes drugs, or drinks alcohol? Can this harm a developing fetus?Directions:

Please write at least 200 wordson this topic. Save and name your assignment Week 1 Research Assignment, then save on your computer. This document can then be uploaded by clicking-on Browse my Computer. Be sure to cite at least one source other than your textbook.

Tips:

Please read….

Patient and Staff safety

This assignment challenges you to explore the evidence around restraints for challenging behaviours, be they physical or psychological, and asks the question:

In caring for someone who is displaying challenging behaviour’s are restraints ( physical or chemical) acceptable? Drawing on contemporary evidence provide recommendations for alternatives to restraint that ensure patient safety.

Consider the following:

Patient and Staff safety Ethical considerations ( biomedical principles of justice, autonomy, beneficience and non-maleficence) Human and healthcare rights Australian healthcare standards, RN Standards for Practice, and local policies Australian Capital Territory law with regard to restraint. Mental health Act 2015 (ACT)

This should be presented in an essay format with a clear introduction and conclusion and at least 10 contemporary references. The word limit is 1500 words +/- 10 %

Consider enterprise of a medical clinic where we wish to track the level of various substances (for example, cholesterol or alcohol) in the blood of patients

Consider enterprise of a medical clinic where we wish to track the level of various substances (for example, cholesterol or alcohol) in the blood of patients. For each bloodsample that is taken from the patient, one test will be performed and the date of thesample, the substance tested, and the measured level of that substance will be recordedin a database.Model the information provided by completing the following steps.1. Start by identifying and describing each class in English. Note, this isfollowing a top-down design where you first model all the objects in theenterprise and then you determine how they interact.2. Continue by drawing the UML class diagram by drawing the classes, butavoid filling in the attributes for now, just name the classes.3. Next, determine what relationships exist between the….

Assume that you are the administrator of a multispecialty medical group composed of thirty physicians.

Assume that you are the administrator of a multispecialty medical group composed of thirty physicians. A hazardous waste disposal site in the community has recently been evaluated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The owner of the site, West Bank Chemicals, has agreed, in an out-of-court settlement, to pay a lump-sum cash payment to all former employees who have already been diagnosed with one of the three classes of cancer or who develop one of these cancers within the next five years. In addition, West Bank Chemicals has agreed to pay for an annual physical examination for each former employee with cancer for the next five years. West Bank Chemicals has approached your medical group about making a single, lump-sum cash payment for provision of the annual physicals…..