FEMA follows strict guidelines when making a major disaster declaration. As a result of these guidelines, a major disaster declaration by FEMA is not available for all terrorist incidents, such as a bioterrorist attack. On the basis of your knowledge on the topic, answer the following question: How does FEMA define a major disaster for
Describe at least two technological advancements that would be available to patients. Envision what the health care system of 2030 might look like? Describe at least two technological advancements that would be available to patients. How would technology help providers make health care decisions? How would patients and families interact with providers from their homes
Describe how the concept of multifactorial etiology relates to the natural history of disease and the different levels of prevention. How should the nurse incorporate these concepts into health promotion of clients in community settings? How should the nurse approach client risk in these health promotion activities?
The authors of the assigned article, “A Patient-Driven Adaptive Prediction Technique to Improve Personalized Risk Estimation for Clinical Decision Support (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3392846/) have found that using patient-driven, adaptive technologies to guide clinical decision making are influencing the quality of patient care. How might these technologies minimize risk, promote health, and encourage patient engagement in their own
If you were the doctor what fallacies in this mother’s beliefs could you explain toher? The parents of a 2 month old infant often took him along with them on their frequent trips to the mall. One of the grandmothers suggested that they leave him home as it was flu season and the malls were
Outline the potential change in risk and size current health care reform will have in the US. What prediction about supply would you make? Support your predictions with references.
1.What is meant by the textbook statement, “the professional who assumes a management role is adopting a second and parallel career of equal importance to his or her profession?” 2.What problems does it create when healthcare professionals “enter management with little or no preparation for running a department or supervising others?” 3.Explain the dual role
Electronic medical records (EMR) are becoming more and more the norm in the healthcare industry. What do you believe are some advantages and disadvantages of EMRs?
Identify two possible ethical challenges in policy evaluation, and describe how you could avoid them.
Describe the changes to Medicare that are direct results of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Analyze and explain the possible impacts upon the health care system as more Americans gain access to health care. Explain the ways in which increased access to health care may affect baby boomers either positively or