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CBS Channel:Give the basics on ownership both currently and historically.

Network Ownership(ONE PAGE, Two sources):
Give the basics on ownership both currently and historically. Who owns it, what other entertainment properties do they own, and do any of your networks shows appear on other channels owned by the corporation (for example, ABC Family in the past has aired old episodes of ABC sitcoms)? Can you detect any influence on content related to your networks ownership?
Consumption and Social Class(ONE PAGE, TWO sources):In terms of consumerism, what sort of lifestyle does your network promote? In what sort of environments do its characters live? Take a look at the sort of homes characters own or occupy, the kinds of clothes they wear, cars they drive, and the kind of lifestyle they aspire to (reality shows often show average people desperate for wealth or fame). Also, note messages connected to gender and race about successare the women put in the position of relying on men for their success? Do we see familiar stereotypes of poor minorities or groundbreaking representations (you may also want to argue that certain minority characters who are well-off may be unrealistic)? What social classes are represented on your program (and do these also have connections to race or ethnicity) and how are they represented? Does your network ever show values that contradict materialism?

Endocrinology and Neurology Departments

Writing and Pronunciation—Endocrinology and Neurology Departments

By the due date assigned, you will write the final 2 reports, referring to the departments of Endocrinology and Neurology and use them as your script for your Week 5 Oral Report. Your writing section for this assignment will include 2 paragraphs for each department.

In order to earn the maximum credit for the written report you need to incorporate at least 10 medical terms for each department, using them in a manner that demonstrates your knowledge of their meaning.

  • Include the major or most common diseases or conditions seen in each department.Include at least three of the principal procedures that are relevant to each department.Highlight pertinent laboratory and radiological diagnostic services relevant to each department.Limit your analysis of each department to two paragraphs.

For your Oral Report this week, read your Written Report aloud and record it.

Evidence based practice (EBP

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Reading that Evidence based practice (EBP) is currently only at 15% in United States is concerning. EBP is defined as “integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values. … EBP is aimed at hardwiring current knowledge into common care decisions to improve care processes and patient outcomes” (The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 2013). I am sure that if you asked any nurse if they wanted the best for their patients they would say yes. So, why are we only at 15%? The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has listed a few barriers as to why EVB is not being carried out. Two of the barriers listed by the association are: (1) lack of time to locate and synthesize knowledge and (2) negative attitudes towards research and EBP (American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2013). One can see how lack of time could be a contributing factor as to why our percentage is so low. Most nurses have busy lives outside of work and usually do not have the time to sit and research EBP. One can also see how negative attitudes could affect EBP for example, bedside shift report. From experience, most nurses who have been in practice for a while are against bedside shift report even though it is proven EBP, because they are set in their ways. A suggestion that could help these two examples would be to assign mandatory learning activities to employees. By doing this the nurses would actually have to sit down and review evidence based practice. To make sure nurses are providing EBP after completing the learning modules it requires leadership oversight in order to hold nurses accountable.


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A review of an article found the in American Journal of Nursing (2012) states that there are two major factors which impede the implementation of EBP: “lack of time and an organizational culture that didn’t support” (p. 1). A lack of time makes sense, especially considering the continued increasing nurse-to-patient ratios; this makes it difficult to deviate from current practices which help maintain a routine for nursing staff. Another factor in “lack of time” is that nurses have lives outside of the hospital setting; family and social life takes precedent over spending time in front of a compute, researching new EBP to implement. In regards to decreased organizational cultural support, this comes from the continued increasing numbers of baby boomer nurses who are so set in their ways, that when change comes around, it is almost impossible to convince them to adopt these changes. Though sometimes, these changes are forced and cannot be helped, it is something that we must accommodate and accept. Not only do the older “baby boomer” nurses have issues, but sometimes the culture within the facility itself is not conducive to change. In order to foster an environment where both of these barriers are addressed would be to assign mandatory education activities for nursing staff to participate in. This then requires the nurses to sit down and discuss and become educated on current EBP, while creating an environment that is conducive and positive to the change. The facility I currently work in requires that, after completing an EBP related course, nursing staff complete online education modules to solidify the education provided.

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Evidence based nursing practice is important to be incorporated in order to provide quality patient care. These practices have been studied and researched with the intent to standardize and improve health care. Nurses prepared at a baccalaureate level are expected to be more familiar with current evidenced based practice since evidence based practice is part of the curriculum. The BSN is able to apply the evidence-based practice into their care thus resulting in quality patient care and positive patient outcomes. Two barriers include the nurse’s level of education, and senior nurses not willing to change. The ADN degree focuses more on clinical knowledge and skills whereas the BSN in addition incorporates evidence based practices and focuses on holistic patient care. With continuing education, nurses would be provided with the tools they need to deliver current evidence based care. Applying EBP to the bedside has been proven to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction. According to Melnyk (2016), “A good place to start is by improving the level of education of nurses and investing funds in continuing programs and evidenced-based practice mentors to equip them with the skills needed to consistently deliver evidence-based care.” Another barrier may include nurses of seniority “seasoned nurses” not wanting to change and adapt to the current evidence based practices. For example, the nurse with twenty years experience may not have learned to use the EBP approach and want to stick to their old ways because it is easier for them. This type of behavior may be difficult to change. Wallis (2012), stated that “In order to make a change happen the nurse leaders should place enough EBP mentors at the bedside who can work hand in hand with clinicians to help them learn and implement skills consistently.” Positive encouragement and consistency may be key in creating change with experienced nurses. All nurses should share the same goal of providing the best quality patient care.


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  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source – offers a wide range of materials in nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine and the likes.  It has over 860 titles in full text and over 12,000 full text dissertations. Additionally, it gives access to online reference books, training tools and evidence-based nursing material from The Joana Briggs Institute.  It’s a good source for training videos and cultural reports that contributes to a better understanding of patient care.ProQuest’s Nursing & Allied Health Database – offers a mix of scholarly literature, clinical training videos, reference materials, and evidence-based resources, including dissertations and systematic reviewsCINAHL Complete – is one of the strongest databases for nursing.  It offers research tools and access to nursing and allied journals.  It is comprised of more than 1300 journal titles and covers over 50 specialties in nursing. Additionally, it offers continuing education modules, research instruments and evidence-based care sheetsJoanna Briggs Institute (JBI), is a recognized global leader in evidence-based healthcare resources with a mission to support evidence-based practice in patient care globally. It is an international non-profit institute with over 70 collaborating centers throughout the globe. JBI has been promoting evidence-based practice to improve health care outcomes for over 10 years. The JBI evidence-based practice (EBP) database includes more than 3,000 records across seven publication types. These types include Evidence Summaries, Evidence-Based Recommended Practices, Best Practice Information Sheets, Systematic Reviews, Consumer Information Sheets, Systematic Review Protocols, & Technical Reports. The JBI EBP database consists of 7 full text publications that are arranged by 17 subject areas. The data base includes evidence summaries which is the largest category in the database and it brings together all the evidence about the search topic. This can be used for decision support and the PICOT approach beginning with a question and ending with a recommendation. Most of the new publications or frequently updated are the recommended practice or evidence summaries. JBI data base also includes systematic reviews written by members of the JBI.

public health law

A basic function of government and a primary goal of the constitution that creates the government is keeping people safe. It is often referred to as exercising “police power.” In the United States, the government’s authority to regulate for the protection of public health and to provide health services is based on police power, which is the power to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the people.

Public health powers were initially exercised at the state and local levels; currently, the federal government plays a large role in the regulation of public health and the provision of health services.

Considering this, respond to the following:

  • Where in the US Constitution does the government obtain its authority to regulate public health?Do you believe the government has the authority to ban things that are believed to be harmful, such as trans-fats? Why or why not?

Submission Details:

Please reply to post as if you were me

Please reply to post as if you were me. Min 150 words each, Min 1 scholarly source (NO OLDER than 5 years)EACH, APA Format. 

POST 1

What interventions would you teach to help with some of the complications the patient may experience?

POST 2

Kinkade and Long (2016) explain that acute bronchitis is usually cause by viruses such as rhinovirus, influenzas virus, enterovirus, RSV and others.  Bacteria account for the cause of a small number of cases of bronchitis diagnoses are caused by bacteria (Kinkade & Long, 2016).  The diagnosis of bronchitis is made with symptoms including a cough, that may or not be productive, and a lower respiratory tract infection that does is not due to chronic lung illnesses or other identifiable illnesses (Kinkade & Long, 2016). The clinician must be able to rule out underlying conditions causing cough such as asthma, COPD, and heart failure (Kinkade & Long, 2016). Physical examination will demonstrate an individual with rhonchi or wheezing on auscultation, a possible fever, and a cough (Kinkade & Long, 2016).  Testing for bronchitis may include leukocyte levels, chest x-ray, c-reactive protein levels, and procalcitonin levels (Kinkade & Long, 2016). It is important to teach the patients about symptom management, such as the use of antitussives, antihistamines, expectorants, and beta2agonist, as well as the avoidance of environmental triggers that could make the condition worse, such as smoke and chemical exposure (Kinkade & Long, 2016). The patient must try to get plenty of rest and may also take aspirin and use humidity to help with the symptoms (McCaance & Huether, 2014). Due to the mostly viral nature of the disease, antibiotics are typically contraindicated due to the inability to cure viral infections.  

If Tammy continues to have bronchitis for longer than three months for two consecutive years, she would be diagnosed with chronic bronchitis (McCance & Huether, 2014). In chronic bronchitis, irritants cause airway inflammation in the bronchial wall and bronchial edema, leading to increases risk for pulmonary infections (McCance & Huether, 2014). Pulmonary function test and blood gases may be performed to determine the severity of the disease (McCance & Huether, 2014). Prevention of recurrence is important due to the irreversible changes that occur in the lung with chronic bronchitis (McCance & Huether, 2014). The treatment may include bronchodilators, chest physical therapy, antibiotics, steroids and oxygen (McCance & Huether, 2014). The clinician may teach the patient the importance of nutrition, avoidance of triggers, symptom management, and the use of oxygen (McCance & Huether, 2014)

Way of Knowing

I need 3 pages paper in nursing field:The topic of the paper is “Way of knowing”


 

 For this assignment, consider Carper’s Ways of Knowing: empirical, personal, ethical, and aesthetic. For each way of knowing, describe a clinical situation including a nursing intervention you implemented while caring for a patient, family, group, or community. In your description, explain how the particular way of knowing informed the decision to implement the intervention. 

Use one scholarly reference for each of your four explanations in order to provide support your reasons that a particular intervention is an example of the selected way of knowing. Use a different reference for each of the four descriptions. Use references other than those provided in assigned course readings. APA formatting must be applied and errors in spelling and grammar must be absent; these are standard requirements for presenting scholarly, professional products.  

Submission and Point Value:

Please submit paper by the due date and time as indicated in the Course Schedule. This assignment is worth 10 points. See Paper: Ways of Knowing rubric for details.

 Criteria

Exemplary

Competent

Not Acceptable

Inclusion of Content

3 Points

Explanation of clinical situation, nursing intervention, and how way of knowing informed intervention choice is entirely clear and thorough for each of the 4 ways of knowing

1.5 Points

Explanation of clinical situation, nursing intervention, and how way of knowing informed intervention choice is moderately clear and thorough for each of the 4 ways of knowing or is provided for 2-3 ways of knowing

0 Points

Explanation of clinical situation, nursing intervention, and how way of knowing informed intervention choice is not clear and thorough for each of the 4 ways of knowing or is provided for 0-1 ways of knowing

Scholarly References

4 Points

Selected a minimum of 4 scholarly references other than course readings and appropriately used to justify each of the 4 intervention-ways of knowing connections

2 Points

Selected 2-3 scholarly references other than course readings and/or appropriately used to justify 2-3 intervention-ways of knowing connections

0 Points

Selected 0-1 scholarly references other than course readings and/or appropriately used to justify 0-1 intervention-ways of knowing connections

Scholarly and Professional Presentation

3 Points

All content is presented in scholarly and professional manner (i.e., no errors in APA formatting, grammar, or spelling)

1.5 Points

Some but not all content is presented in scholarly and professional manner (i.e., no errors in APA formatting, grammar, or spelling)

0 Points

Most content is not presented in scholarly and professional manner (i.e., no errors in APA formatting, grammar, or spelling)

APN

Instructions:

  • Develop a personal philosophy and framework acknowledging professional and accrediting agency competencies relating to the role and scope of practice of the family nurse practitioner. Identify a nurse theorist or professional accrediting agency that provides the foundation for this philosophy development.

  • Describe the  type of educational courses  and professional  requirements required for APN professional certification and licensing within the state that you will practice in and compare to at least one other state for evaluation purposes.

  • Identify the precise application process for boards, your state regulations for application for prescriptive practice, and issues related to APN practice within your state.

  • Evaluate and discuss APN roles and prescriptive privileges and impact on client safety and care

  • Compare  the differences between prescriptive authority, credentialing, and clinical privileges and how each of these impact client safety and care

  • Evaluate the development of the advanced practice nurse role from a global perspective.

  • Compare  at least 2 countries and how similar or dissimilar the APN roles are in other countries.

Parameters:

  • 1000-1500 words not including the cover page and references (total, not for each topic)Follow the APA 6th edition for references and citationsInclude a minimum of 6 scholarly references (does not include text or websites)Demonstrate analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information

35631 Topic: Part II Section B Project – Week 2

35631 Topic: Part II Section B Project – Week 2

Number of Pages: 1 (Double Spaced)

Number of sources: 1

Writing Style: APA

Type of document: Essay

Academic Level:Master

Category: Healthcare

Language Style: English (U.S.)

Order Instructions: Attached

Part II Section B Project – Week 2

COLLAPSE

Return to the case study, Karolinska University Hospital. As you consider the information presented this week, recall the key issues that your team identified during Week 1.

You will now begin to create a section for your Team Project by articulating points related to “Organizational Theory”(e.g., strategy, structure, culture) that the transition team in this Case Study should keep in mind as they work together following the merger.

The following may serve as a guide for your discussion and provide opportunity for you to engage critical thinking reflection and application. You are encouraged to build this collaborative knowledge into your actual assignment:

· What are the newly formed organization’s key strategies?

○ What could be surmised about this from the case study?

○ What else might you suggest based on insights you have gained from the Learning Resources as well as in other courses in this master’s program?

○ Consider a variety of trends influencing health care such as quality and safety, patient-centeredness, financial constraints, and technological innovation.

· How should the organizational structure be designed to reflect those strategies? What would an organizational chart for this entity look like?

· What is the role of governance in this organization?

· Why is organizational culture important? What is the relationship between an organization’s structure and its culture?

· How should the organization’s vision, mission, and values reflect the organization’s culture and strategies?

· In the future, what data or artifacts would indicate if the organization’s behaviors are congruent with its mission, vision, and values?

As you work on this, consider your assigned role for the case study as well as the perspectives of other stakeholders that may not be reflected within your small team. How will you ensure that their input is integrated throughout this process? Be sure to evaluate specific ideas from all of this week’s Learning Resources.

In consultation with your Instructor, your team will determine the details related to this topic that should be included in your project outline, and ultimately, in the PowerPoint presentation that you will complete during Week 7.

The Assignment

Begin to develop your section for this week’s material that is clearly titled (e.g., “Organizational Theory”). You should develop this in Microsoft Word and use APA format (Title page, Introduction, body, conclusion, reference page). The following key points should be addressed in this section:

• Mission, vision, and values and the way in which they reflect the organization’s culture and strategies

• Data or artifacts that would indicate if the organization’s behaviors are congruent with its mission, vision, and values

Post this weekly section to this Discussion forum by Day 7 as well as the Turnitin Link in the Week 2 Team Project area.

You may utilize other methods for collaboration outside of the classroom such as Google documents. However, it is IMPORTANT that you also post this information on your discussion board within the course room. If you do not, there is no way to assess your participation and you will not receive credit for your individual contributions.

Your written assignments must follow APA guidelines. Be sure to support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources as appropriate. Be sure to list them on the reference page, as well as citing them within the section. Refer to the Pocket Guide to APA Style to ensure your in-text citations and reference list are correct.

Tip: The information found in these weekly sections will be used to create your Final Power Point presentation. You are encouraged to develop your PPT along the way so that there will be ongoing collaboration prior to Week 7 when you submit it.