Through Chief Bromden’s journey rediscovering himself in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey, he witnesses recurring power struggle between male and female characters, such as between Nurse Ratched and McMurphy, or between his parents. Although widely regarded as kind and benign characters in society at the time, in these conflicts, female characters are often tagged with detrimental characteristics, and therefore are depicted as demeaning antagonists.
The human service field is very extensive, with numerous professions falling under the vast human services umbrella. Human services include all jobs which provide a service to society in times of crisis ("Public health career guide: Human Services," 2015, para. 4). Therefore, the human service field includes workers trained to help people cope with crisis or chronic situations where the person feels they need assistance regaining their personal power and self-sufficiency. Often times the situation the client needs help with are external, such as the loss of a job, the need for food, shelter or for help leaving a dangerous situation. For other clients, the crisis is more internally based, such as a mental health issues, physical health crisis or a disability ("The Definition of Human Services," 2015, para. 1). Ethically, all human service providers should have an understanding of the theories, best practices and current trends in the field. To provide this education sometimes interns or less experienced workers are often required to provide supervisors with a case presentation. This paper is a hypothetical case presentation
There are several mistakes made in the provided Compliance Management Scenario. These mistakes include the nurse’s public announcement of the issue, Sue’s access of the chart to discover information about the patient’s diagnosis,
MHP took the member home once his prescription was filed. The member states he forget to make follow up appointment with the doctor for next month. MHP told the member she will schedule follow up appointment and will let him know the date and time. The member report that he still want to find a senior citizen apartment. MHP told the member that he will be responsible for paying for the first month rent and security deposit. The member states he will start saving because he does not owe anyone any money from his December check. MHP discuss with the member the unsafe environment of living in a house without water, gas, or light. The member states that he has been following up on the apartment at Elmwood Tower but has not received a return
D-The patient was placed on HOLD to address her no show for last week. This writer asked the patient if she was okay with tomorrow 's appointment based on her appointment letter. The patient to do the session today since she 's already present and waited for this counselor. This writer agreed to conduct the session. Reports stable on her dose and deny the need for a dose decrease as she denies any cravings/withdrawals.
D-The patient arrived on time for her session and informed this writer that she has decided to remain with the clinic as she learned on her own that no detox facility will accept her because she is testing negative and currently on methadone. The patient further mentioned that she is questioning as to whether or not her sister and her mother would help her as they said they would; however, the patient had a moment and looked back when her family did not help her as she struggled with her children. Furthermore, the patient reports, her sister did not give her the $80.00 for her rent. The patient reports that she had asked some guy for assistance. This writer addressed with the patient about her employment status and money management. The patient
A patient is admitted to Nightingale Community Hospital to the surgical unit following an infection to a post-op wound. There were several deficiencies found on the patient’s tracer audit once the patient was admitted to the hospital. One deficiency that was found was that the patient was given medication related to pain and the patient was not reassessed properly per Joint Commission Standards (JC).
D-This writer met with the patient as he arrived late to his counseling session. Reported stable on his current dose and denies the need for a dose increase when offered by this writer. Patient reported of his confidence of producing a negative UDS result for the month of October and the next following months afterwards as he declared, " I haven't been using." This writer asked the patient about the status of the IOP. Please note, the patient attempted to avoid the question by discussing his new employment with XL Center. This writer asked the patient about the hours he works, supposedly in the kitchen and his days off. The patient began to stutter and says, " I work like a 9-5 or longer." This writer questioned the patient as to whether or
The reporting party (RP) resident Lucia Fields age 35 DOB: 6/25/81, stated she was admitted to the facility on 3/17/16 due to a vehicle accident which left her with 2 fractures in her back and 4 fractures in her pelvis. The injuries left the resident unable to walk and requiring assistance with her daily living activities. The resident stated she was left in her soiled be and had to administered her own medication. The resident requires a different assisted living facility which will provide the level of care necessary to meet the resident 's
D-The patient requested to see this writer as she was emotionally upset about her cat being diagnosed with cancer. The patient views her cat her second child of which she adores dearly. This writer provided sympathy about the concerning factor surrounding her cat and coping skills that could be beneficial to the patient. Then the patient shared about other stressors about her mother falling at the skilled nursing facility for the past 6 months and her nervousness to ask for a raise from her employer. Alternatives were discussed to address her stressors of which has been ongoing. The patient admitted to this writer that she relapse yesterday-2 bags of heroin by inhalation due to withdrawals of sweats, vomiting, difficulties sleeping, and excessive yawning.
Short Schedule her for once a week visit with CBT and then a few months in try and get her to do some group therapy and meet new people.
On October 20, 2015, I attended a speech at my workplace. The speech was on how to give medication to patients. I work at Victory House Bethesda, and it involved on how to administer the right dose at the right time to the patients. Mrs. Irene, who was my speaker, gave a
Workplace violence is when a worker faces a threat of violence. It is something that is a very serious topic and can happen anywhere at any time. Workplace violence can consist of verbal abuse, physical assault, intimidation, sexual harassment, theft, and many others. Workplace violence can occur in almost all areas of various occupations, whether it is by coworkers, managers, or customers. There is one particular group of individuals who face workplace violence more frequently than others do, and those are our healthcare providers. Unfortunately, healthcare associates can experience abuse from patients, as well as, their family members. There are times the provider can encounter unpredictable and challenging circumstances when caring for
In relation to caring for this patient I displayed strengths in implementing appropriate nursing actions, adapting to change and communicating effectively with the patient to provide patient centered care; however, I discovered weakness such as, a lack of confidence and patient teachings. I believe that the nursing actions I created for my patient this week were well thought out and my ability to adapt to my patient’s changes and mood to implement my actions greatly improved my patient’s overall health. Comparatively, this patient was my first patient I administered medications to and it was evident that I was nervous when explaining the medication’s purpose and actions. However, since then, with practice and my cheat sheet I feel more confident
Pt. met with Primary Counselor after dosing for her monthly individual session. Counselor started the session respectfully greeting her and praising her for her excellent recovery progress as indicated by her clean UDS. She agreed to sign her Record of Service sheet. For the first 20 minutes Pt. and counselor went over his previous treatment plan and any recovery concern. Counselor and Pt. discussed her recovery progress; possible side effects of her prescribed methadone medication and current emotional status. Counselor inquired about any drug use since her last session, which she replied no. Pt. reported that her current dosage is 80 mg and is unstable because she stays up and unavailable to sleep well at night. For the next 40 minutes, Pt. completed the S.N.A.P exercise and discussed recovery concerns and personal issues. Pt. stated that her strengths are “organization. If I say something to my kids I do it and I finish everything that I start.” Pt. mentioned that her current needs are getting her drive license, passing the driver test and improving my credit score. Pt. identified her abilities as getting along with others, learning