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identify two potential threats to validity, and create ways to mitigate those threats using the scenario below:

Experimental designs are the gold standard of research because they help eliminate any other explanation for why an intervention does or does not work. However, experimental designs are difficult in social service settings for many reasons. For purposes of practicality, we often opt for quasi-experimental designs that introduce limitations to our research (threats to validity).

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Identify one (1) factor that “allow mental disorders to be diagnosed and treated as effectively as physical disorders.”

The recipients of mental health services in the U.S. represent only a small percentage of those in need of services. State two (2) factors that impede access to mental illness treatment. Name two (2) ways WWI and WWII affected the awareness of mental health disorders among the federal government and the American public? Name one

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In 800-1,000 words summarize the feedback shared by three nurse colleagues and discuss whether their impressions are consistent with what you have researched about health reform.

As the country focuses on the restructuring of the U.S. health care delivery system, nurses will continue to play an important role. It is expected that more and more nursing jobs will become available out in the community, and fewer will be available in acute care hospitals. 1. Write an informal presentation (500-700 words) to

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Identify and state two (2) actions the RN can implement to help the patient and family achieve comprehensive self-management with a disability or with a chronic illness.

Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements The essential goal of the RN is to provide information and resources to assist the patient and family with chronic illnesses or disabilities so they can manage their own care over the course of the illness or disability. Initial Discussion Post: 1. Compare and contrast the terms “disability” and

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. In 800-1,000 words summarize the feedback shared by three nurse colleagues and discuss whether their impressions are consistent with what you have researched about health reform.

As the country focuses on the restructuring of the U.S. health care delivery system, nurses will continue to play an important role. It is expected that more and more nursing jobs will become available out in the community, and fewer will be available in acute care hospitals. 1. Write an informal presentation (500-700 words) to

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Create an agenda of topics to present in an organization-wide employee training on the topic �What is My Role in the Prevention of an Organization�s Breach of Data�

s the Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) of a competitive managed care organization, you have been advised of a breach in the privacy, security and confidentiality of sensitive patient data that occurred at the hands of an employee who was a willing participant in a large identify theft ring. After a tip received from the FBI,

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Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you: 1. Assess the immediate staffing needs at BNH. Prioritize the order in which BNH should fill the main unstaffed position(s).

Blumberg’s Nursing Home (BNH) is a 100-bed Medicare and Medicaid certified facility in suburban Philadelphia, PA. The administrator recently terminated the facility’s Director of Nursing (DON), receptionist, and dietary aid for inappropriate conduct. They had all been involved in purchasing and using illegal substances on facility grounds. Facility staff, as well as many of the

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Discuss how these two provisions have impacted, or will impact, your current practice of nursing.

Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was passed into legislation in March, 2010. Identify the impact of this legislation on your nursing practice by choosing two key nursing provisions outlined in the American Nurses Association “Key Provisions Related to Nursing” summary at http://www.rnaction.org/site/DocServer/KeyProvisions_Nursing-PublicLaw.pdf?docID=1241&verID=1. Discuss how these two

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. Explain the vertical integration options and directions for the following providers: (a) a major academic medical center such as the University of Iowa, (b) a five-person general surgery group, and (c) a manufacturer of durable medical equipment.

. Explain the vertical integration options and directions for the following providers: (a) a major academic medical center such as the University of Iowa, (b) a five-person general surgery group, and (c) a manufacturer of durable medical equipment. 2. In examining Figure 10-6 containing the retail positioning matrix, explain how the community hospital in its

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Determine which organizations/agencies (United Nations, non-governmental, nursing) are active in your selected country.

WRITE a paper (at least 750 words) comparing and contrasting the healthcare system of your selected country and the United States (U.S.) healthcare system. Choose one (1) country from the following list. These countries ranked high on the WHO overall healthcare system rankings: • France • Italy • Singapore • Spain • Oman • Austria