Month: May 2024

National Healthcare Issue Selected for Analysis

REVIEW OF CURRENT HEALTHCARE ISSUES If you were to ask 10 people what they believe to be the most significant issue facing healthcare today, you might get 10 different answers. Escalating costs? Regulation? Technology disruption? Social Determinant such as environment/community, education, access/quality to healthcare? These and many other topics are worthy of discussion. Not surprisingly, much …

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Strategies to Improve Staff Recruitment and Retention

What strategies would you recommend your employer implement to improve staff nurse recruitment and retention? Why would these strategies be effective? Response 1 Improving Staff Nurse Recruitment and Retention: Recommended Strategies Introduction The recruitment and retention of staff nurses is a critical challenge faced by healthcare organizations globally. High turnover rates and a shortage of …

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Quality Improvement Project Clinical Issue

Goal: Identify, describe and assess a clinical issue that to be addressed in your Quality Improvement Project. Quality Improvement Project: Addressing Medication Adherence in Patients with Schizophrenia Introduction Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder characterized by distorted thinking, perceptions, emotions, language, sense of self, and behavior. It affects about 1% of the population worldwide and …

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Transmission Based Precautions

Directions Hospitals and other healthcare settings will often implement Transmission-Based Precautions to prevent or help reduce the spread of infections to healthcare workers, as well other patients in their care. These Transmission-Based Precautions are designed to supplement standard precautions in patients/residents with documented or suspected infection/colonization of highly transmissible or epidemiologically important pathogens. The three …

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Experience with Quality and Safety in Nursing Practice

For this Discussion, take a moment to consider your experience with quality and safety in your nursing practice. Reflect on your experience and consider how your role may support quality and safety measures. Post a brief description of any previous experience with quality and safety. Then, explain how your role as the DNP-prepared nurse represents a …

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Drug: Lexapro (Escitalopram)

Drug: Lexapro (Escitalopram) Drug pharmacology, pharmacokinetics Brand name Generic name Dosing Indications for use Side effects Contraindications Pregnancy class You must also perform a cost analysis of the drug. Provide a patient case study on a patient in which you would utilize the drug you have selected and include at least two peer-reviewed evidence-based studies …

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