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You’ve been given the critical assignment of selecting the site for his company’s new plant.

You’ve been given the critical assignment of selecting the site for his company’s new plant. After months of negotiations with landowners, numerous cost calculations, and investments in ecological, social, and community impact studies, he is about to recommend building the new plant on the Lansing River site. Now just 15 minutes before his big presentation to top management, he discovers a possible mistake in his calculations: Site-purchase costs appear to be $500,000more than he calculated, nearly 10 percent over budget. He doesn’t have time to recheck all his figures, so he is tempted to just go ahead with his recommendation and ignore any discrepancies. He is worried that management won’t approve this purchase if he can’t present a clean, unqualified solution. He also knows that many objects run….

Imagine you are the supervisor of a team of 3 medical records specialists at busy local hospital.

Imagine you are the supervisor of a team of 3 medical records specialists at busy local hospital. As part of their jobs, each medical records specialist audits another’s work to ensure compliance with the hospital’s policies and procedures, HIPAA compliance, and other regulations related to medical records.

One of your team members, Hyeon-Ju, recently showed a drop in accuracy below the expectations, and the other team members have noticed this in their audits. The situation has caused some friction between Riley and Hyeon-Ju. Riley made some comments in a team meeting about Hyeon-Ju’s performance. Hyeon-Ju felt defensive of Riley’s comments and suggested that Riley expects everyone to be perfect. Malak stayed quiet during the meeting, usually preferring to avoid conflict with the other 2 team members. Malek shared….

Most business organizations require their employees to collaborate as a team to achieve a business outcome.

Most business organizations require their employees to collaborate as a team to achieve a business outcome. Health care organizations also rely on teams to reach their outcomes.

Imagine your next job in a health care organization, whether you work in a health care organization now or aspire to work in health care as a result of your program coursework.

Instructions: Due Thursday:

Post a substantive response that addresses each of the following components (minimum 175 words):

What’s the job you imagined? Briefly describe the job and include the title, a few of the duties you’ll expect to perform, and the type of health care organization you see yourself working in next (e.g., hospital, pharmaceutical or medical equipment sales, manufacturing, etc.). Which people’s roles/job titles you would depend on….

Why are effective consumer relations important in health care?

Imagine you are the manager of the medical records team for a regional managed health care organization with 40 locations across the state. Your department handles the medical records for all locations. Your team receives requests from patients, attorneys, insurance companies, and internal and external clinicians. Your leader, the director of medical records and billing, would like to know how effective your team’s relationships with its customers is.

Instructions: Due Thursday:

Post a substantive response that addresses each of the following components (minimum 175 words):

How would you find out how the customers feel about your team’s work? Would the way you measure consumer relations depend on the type of customer? Consider whether you think the way you measure customer satisfaction of internal customers, such as clinicians and….

Outline what strategies and assessments you as a Registered Nurse would provide as part of your care for Mathew Thornton.

Meet Mathew – 33, 180kg Mathew lives alone on a small farm holding outside of Farmdale. His father is James Thornton (who you met in HSNS270) and his mother is Melinda, who is 70 years old. Melinda was born in Farmdale and is an elder in the Aboriginal community. Mathew also identifies as being of Aboriginal descent. Mathew has two sisters, one of which is Rebecca who is currently living with their parents after separating from her husband due to domestic violence. She has 3 boys, Paul (10), Steven (6) and Peter (4). Mathew feels that his life is at risk. Mathew has vowed to lose weight as he now has type two diabetes and he is frightened of losing a limb or ending up on dialysis. Instead….

identifying the challenges and describing strategies for implementing evidence-based practice in a clinical setting

The assignment should present as Part A: Introduction, body of discussion, conclusion, and references. 1800 words excluding references and in-text citations. As stated in the Learning Guide, you are required to write 1800 words about identifying the challenges and describing strategies for implementing evidence-based practice in a clinical setting (the focus of discussion). In general, this is a discussion about evidence-based practice. its challenges and barriers for implementation, and strategies for overcoming these barriers in relation to a chosen clinical setting (your expertise). Please be reminded that the discussion should be around a clinical setting not a specific clinical skill, e.g., medication error or wound dressing. For instance. you could relate the discussion to mental health setting, emergency department or surgical unit. You may consider to discuss 3….

Mr John Hemsley, 56 years old, presented to his general practitioner (GP) with a three-month history of constipation and abdominal discomfort.

Word Count There is a word limit of 1200 words. Use your computer to total the number of words used in your assignment. However, do not include the reference list at the end of your assignment in the word count. In-text citations will be included in the additional 10% word count. If you exceed the word limit by more than 10% the marker will stop marking at 1200 words plus 10% Assessment Marking Criteria The marking criteria for this assessment can be found in the Learning Guide. It is important that you read this PRIOR to commencing this assessment so that you are fully aware of the criteria and marks for each section of this assessment. Case Study Mr John Hemsley, 56 years old, presented to his general….

What external factors may have influenced Jerry’s decision to implement positive health behaviors?

Jerry and Joe have both suffered heart attacks. Jerry, upon advice from his physician, started exercising, changed his dietary intake, entered stress reduction classes, and returned to work 6 weeks after his heart attack. He has a positive outlook, is doing well, and talks about being “well.” Joe also changed his dietary habits and started exercising. However, Joe has been unable to quit smoking even though he wants to and has been advised to do so. Joe is frequently despondent, is very fearful of having another heart attack, has not yet returned to work, and frequently talks about being “ill.”

1. How does Jerry’s psychologic dimension of health status differ from Joe’s?

2. Both Jerry and Joe have heart disease. Jerry considers himself “well” whereas Joe considers himself….

How could this nurse deal with the different doctors’ research plans in this scenario?

SECTION A (Total of 10 marks) Scenario The following scenario is important information and is referred to throughout the whole paper. You will be referred back to these patients during the paper.

Read the following scenario and answer the questions at the end of the scenario. A study is planned by several palliative care doctors around how prepared patients, health carers and patients’ families are for end-of-life care with patients diagnosed with dementia. Anecdotally, preparing families for the end stage of life has not been going well at this facility. Healthcare workers with limited experience of this patient group have often been required to deliver upsetting information to families. The study plans to survey and interview patients and family members about the topic with a view to improving processes…..

Miss Annette Curtain is a 72yr old widow.

Miss Annette Curtain is a 72yr old widow. She has very few friends in the community and is quite socially isolated.

She really loves when the workers arrive at her home and often takes the opportunity to have conversations and socialise.

Feedback from some of your support workers is that sometimes it is hard to break away from Miss Curtain as she will often find some issue or engage in conversation while they are trying to leave.

One day you are at Miss Curtain’s home and you have just finished doing the ironing. She asks you if you could help her with her phone as she needs to upload an app to it and is unsure of how to go about it.

While you are showing her, a….