Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) should be the last choice when developing hazard controls. Think of a workplace hazard for which PPE is the most common control measure. What could be done to raise the measures on the hierarchy of controls (such as use of engineering controls or administrative controls)? What are some of the
By being an active, caring, and supportive listener, a health care provider can be an invaluable assistance to a patient's ability to cope with fears, anxieties, and previous history. What are three ways a health care provider can show this kind of openness in listening? Justify your rationale and offer at least one citation to
Need help with the following questions: a. Discuss the concept used by human resource managers that worker loyalty promotes customer loyalty. b. Describe situations where worker loyalty may not promote customer loyalty.
Discuss what items should be put into a scientific curriculum vita. Why would you include certain items but leave others off?
Congratulations! You have just been promoted to the senior executive level. That is the good news. The bad news is that your new assignment is to head one of the hospitals in the corporation that is known as a place where hospital employees, of all disciplines and levels, go to spend some easy years before retirement. Unfortu
Address each of the questions posed below: Jack Elliott heads a key department at your hospital. Robert heads another key department. Jack and Robert truly despise each other. Robert had an affair with Jack's wife, resulting in a divorce from Jack, and Robert's marriage to Jack's former wife. During the course of the ending mar
List positive and negative factors for an outside collection agency to pursue overdue patient accounts.
What are the positive and negative factors in using an outside collection agency to pursue overdue patient accounts?
Immunizations are an essential part of public health and must be regulated to ensure the safety of all individuals. There are many issues currently surrounding the vaccination process and the rules that govern this process. Public health workers are continually bombarded with concerned parents regarding the safety of vaccines an
What are some alternatives to malpractice litigation? How do negligence and malpractice differ?
A woman visits her primary care physician and reports chronic low-back pain. The woman works as a nurse in a hospital. 1) Identify some of the occupational hazards that may be contributing to the patient's low back pain condition. Describe the role of a Health Educator in the hospital in minimizing the risk of back injury
There are two parts to this discussion question. 1. What are the advantages of using multilevel interventions over one that includes a single activity/focus? Are there any disadvantages? If so, what are they? 2. Review the levels of Prevention. Consider a community health care issue. Using the levels of prevention, descri
Examine the importance of a program's mission statement, goals, and program objectives to all the target population What is your workplace target population(s)? Share an example of a program used in your workplace along with its mission statement, goals, and program objectives.
Need help developing answers to the following: The traditional model of hospital privileges and fee-for-service practice can be described as a partnership, a sharing of responsibility between the physician and the institution: What does each party in this partnership contribute to the partnership, and what does each expect
Put yourself in the position of the manager for EH&S at a large three-shift manufacturing facility for household products. You have worked long and hard to begin the implementation of a new â??safety cultureâ? at your site, but you are seeing evidence that the plant manager (a traditional old timer) is only giving â??lip se
How has risk management changed?
Should every community have its own healthcare organization with its own mission, or should hospitals be like Target and Wal-Mart, where the mission is set once for the world? If there is a virtue to individual community missions, what is it, and how should a local governing board establish a mission? Why is it important t
Could you please help with the following question. Mrs. Smith had a terrible experience during her hospital stay. The food was cold, her pain was extreme, and she thinks she went home too early. Whom should she contact to file a complaint and what will happen after she files a complaint?
Discuss the benefits and possible disadvantages of the OSHA VPP program for a large manufacturing facility.
As the newly-hired safety manager for a high-hazard chemical manufacturing firm, you have been told by the CEO that he wants to set a goal of zero accidents for the upcoming year. What is your response? Explain your reasoning. If you disagree, what alternative would you suggest? If you agree, what is your plan for implementation
Please help answer the following questions: How would a first-line leader act to fulfill the purpose and functions of operational leadership in his/her area? How does the senior leadership team know that it has filled the purpose and function of operational leadership well, and how do they evaluate their own contributions?
Question: Which discrimination theory would apply if a female employee was required to use the male changing room, in a small hospital surgery department, because she was the only female employee? Individual Disparate Treatment In this theory, the employee accuses the employer of treating him or her in an unfair manner or
Define and discuss the term "needs assessment" as it relates to community health nursing. What specific characteristics or considerations would be important when conducting a needs assessment for a core community and its subsystems
Health care organizations must continuously evaluate their performance having in mind regulatory and accreditation requirements. Among some of the regulations we could mention: HIPAA oriented to protect the privacy and security of health information; HITECH evaluating meaningful use of health information technology; Patientsâ??
Define both community and aggregate. Differentiate between the two concepts. Describe an aggregate that you would like to assess as a nurse for the purposes of community nursing. Definitions of community and aggregate from a healthcare perspective Differences between aggregate and community Identification and description
How would you define a differentiated practice for the ADN versus the BSN?
Go to http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/3840.html Read the CEJA Reports: 7-A-05 Presumed Consent for Organ Donation and 10-A-05 Organ Procurement Following Cardiac Death, Amendment. Synthesize the reports. What are the main ethical and legal principles being promoted?
Read the Nuremberg Code. Analyze and comment on the code. Correlate the code to modern day ethics such as gene replacement therapy, or in-vitro fertilization.
Based on knowledge of how body systems function, defend or reject scientistsâ?? claims that humans can live to at least 120 years. Describe an overall underlying theme that connects all body systems. Referencing a current news article about a new theory of a human physiological process, describe a topic from that articl
What is the primary difference between financial statement analysis and operating indicator analysis and why are both types useful to health services managers? Describe the mechanics of the market multiple approach to business valuation.
Virtually all health professionals should be able to deal with occupational health challenges that they face. Consider the following scenario:
Virtually all health professionals should be able to deal with occupational health challenges that they face. Consider the following scenario: You're in charge of occupational health for a hospital. In the course of your duties you have reviewed the workers compensation cases and reports of illnesses among the hospital's wo