Framework for Praxis The author is pursuing the Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PNP-PC) course. In order for nurses to be able to assess and manage their patients, they should be able to effectively synthesize knowledge (Higgs, Burn, & Jones, 2011). This paper aims to provide a succinct discussion of the ideological, theoretical, and ethical framework that influences the author’s praxis. Furthermore, this paper will discuss how the author’s philosophical viewpoint and theoretical framework affect how she views her phenomenon of interest on newborn screening for critical congenital heart defects (CCHD). Lastly, this paper will present the author’s graphic model of her praxis framework.
The methodology and data collection techniques I learned as an anthropologist would give me a unique approach as an epidemiologist by helping me brainstorm ways to combat a disease by looking at a cultures ethnomedical system as well as historical and contemporary data in order to present a more clear and complete picture as to the cause of the distribution pattern. I want to research how and why disease outbreaks start, how diseases are transmitted among individuals in a population and how to effectively treat those diseases. My long-term career goal is to develop or improve clinical and medical research, as well as improve preventative
For the Technical Communications Rhetorical Analysis assignment, I have reviewed two instructional documents. The first document is an instructional document for patientsreceiving steroid pulse therapy for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and the effect of instruction on patient knowledge by Yu-Chu Pai who works for BioMed Central Ltd. The second document is also a letter about blood transfusion errors by American Society of Registered Nurses. The purpose of this memo is to outline the similarities and differences that I have discovered during my rhetorical analysis of these two pieces. I will provide an audience analysis and a situational analysis, along with a discussion of the conventions and appeals of the two project proposal documents.Audience
Both of these skills will help me to be a better physician. Description: Prior to shadowing a physician at a community health clinic, I had the chance to observe one of the clinic’s physician’s assistants for a day. Victoria, the PA, met with both existing and new patients, which helped expose me to different aspects of her practice. Her appointments included assessing a chronic thyroid condition, following up on previous treatments, and a full physical. I also had the chance to attend the clinic’s monthly staff meeting where a representative from the health department gave a presentation on a smoking cessation program.
She examines this organization with the perspective of an insider and observed. The book starts with a collection of statements from people that worked for the organization and then delves into the history and founding principles of Doctors Without Borders. A major focus within her book is the efforts of Doctors Without Borders to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa after apartheid. Redfield, P. (2006). A Less Modest Witness: Collective Advocacy and Motivated Truth in a Medical Humanitarian Movement.
A requirement of the nursing excellence class is to develop a clinical practice project and implement it throughout the class. The purpose of this discussion is to introduce my clinical practice project including my QSEN competency. Next, I will go on to discuss how the CDC supports my project. Following this I will explain areas for further research and finally concluding my paper with a proposed solution. Health care associated infections can become an unnecessary complication that may lead to longer hospital stays or even mortality.
Social workers procedure is to evaluate the client’s health and their situation. With the information given and the client’s behavior this will help them perceive if the client is in need of medical or mental health. Also, they evaluate the client’s economic background which will help them determine if government assistance is needed. In a moment of crisis the social worker responsibility is to assist help and evaluate the client and the situation. This evaluation helps the Social worker decide what action will be most beneficial to aid the client.
I have been working according to the work health and safety regulation to prevent the injury or illness at workplace or at clinical placement. During my first clinical placement I had the opportunity to put all the WHS theory I have learnt on simulation block into practice, included safe manual handling, the application of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), sharp products disposal, safe practices for the handling of blood and body fluids and other safety mechanisms. Therefore, when I faced any issue regarding health and safety at the clinical placement, I referred to the work health and safety
Name: Kianna Quam Speech Title: Flu Shots: What You Need To Know Specific Purpose: I want my audience to understand how flu shots work, and be able to make an educated decision on whether or not they need one. Thesis Statement/Central Idea: Flu shots are an important part of keeping ourselves, along with the people around us, healthy. Introduction Attention-Getting Device: Did you get your flu shot last year? Credibility: I 've gotten a flu shot every single year since I can remember. As a student aspiring to one day have a job in a medical field, I think that it 's important to be educated on basic things that we take for granted.
Lab results such as chest x-ray to confirm whether pneumonia diagnosis is still present. Labs such as Arterial blood gas gives information about a patient oxygenation, ventilation, and acid-base balance. Assess collaboration of client with healthcare team such as the physician, respiratory therapist. Last, you would interpret and summarize finding you would match evaluative measure with expected outcome to determine if client status improving or not improving. If goals have been met discontinue the portion of the care
It is defined as а standard group of criteria to recognize if the person has а disease or not. Standardized case definitions information will be used to compare the University of Chicago Medicine with other facilities (benchmarking), to monitor the infection rate over time, and to evaluate the effectiveness of the Clostridium difficile prevention strategies. There are two national Clostridium difficile surveillance that is used in acute care setting, the National Health Safety Network (NHSN), а division from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Clinical Practice Guidelines from the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). The University of Chicago Medicine will use the NHSN for national comparison (benchmarking). In case of plan failure, the University of Chicago Medicine will repeat the same steps of plan objectives as а plan B and auditing each step to make sure that plan is applied
On November 5, 2015 we had the privilege of having Dr. Charles Katz come into our class to speak about his work with gangs, specifically Gang Truce as a Form of Violence Intervention. For this paper, I will be sharing what I learned about gang truce and its relation to public health by answering several questions involving violence and how it can be used to effect public health. These questions include why gang violence is considered a public health issue; how a gang truce and its mechanics address the public health issue of gang violence; and what are the problems surrounding the gang truce model as a means of addressing gang violence. Gang violence is a large issue that involves the wellbeing of many individuals, from the gang members to
If you are looking for medical assistant schools then you should first of all know that medical assistants are health workers in their job descriptions and have administrative and clinical duties. In general, they help doctors with tasks that may not be able to be carried out or completed by a doctor, therefore, these professionals plays a crucial role in making the health system better. If you are interested in becoming a medical assistant, you must attend a medical assistant school. You can start by looking for medical assistant schools that are accredited by either the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) as such accreditation 's indicate that the programs
Researchers used nursing theories to help guide research on complicated phenomena(Connelly, 2014). After reviewing evidences collected on the topic "Antibiotic therapy and Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)", the most common theories that have been cited are, exposure to antibiotic, especiallyin patients that have been previously diagnosed with bacterial infections(respiratory, urinary and osteoarticular infections) are significanly at risk for acquiring CDI and theory for prevention cited was implementation of an Antibiotic stewardship program. Inaddition,hand hygiene, contact precaution and environmental cleaning protocols where other interventions listed. Concept Definitions Exposure to antibiotic- is operationally defined as the last time within 30 days a hospitalized patients received antibiotic therapy before the current hospital