Do you think the benefits outweigh the lower pay?

I want to discuss a very hot button topic that will affect any of you who go on to become adjunct faculty, pay. It is true working as an adjunct does not always pay well, especially when you consider the hours but...here are a few things to consider. As an adunct you do not have to worry about...

Adjuncts vs Full Time Faculty

As you are considering the role of adjuncts I want you to consider the negative aspects of using adjuncts in higher ed caution. Please read more here: http://www.chronicle.com/article/Conditions-Imposed-on/125573/ Can you think of other negatives to using adjuncts in higher education? Do t...

Strategic Assessment in Health Services Organizations

Strategic Assessment in Health Services Organizations What impacts organizational strategies for HSOs? How do health care administrators address factors that contribute to, affect, and compromise operations for HSOs? Situational analyses assist health care administrators in determining those facto...

Logic of Inference

• Use the Walden Library Course Guide and Assignment Help found in this week's Learning Resources to search for and select a quantitative article that interests you and that has social change implications. • For additional support, review the Skill Builder: Independent and Dependent Variables...

Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research studies

An annotated bibliography is a document containing selected sources accompanied by a respective annotation. Each annotation consists of a summary, analysis, and application for the purpose of conveying the relevance and value of the selected source. As such, annotations demonstrate a writer's critic...

Mixed Methods Research

Discussion: Designing Mixed Methods Research Mixed methods research designs refer to a set of designs that purposively mix or integrate both qualitative data and quantitative data. As with quantitative research and qualitative research, the choice to use mixed methods research is influenced by ...

Why are there Disparities in Healthcare

Application: The "Haves" and "Have Nots": Why Are There Disparities? Earlier in the course, the different population health outcomes of two culturally and economically similar neighbors (the U.S. and Canada) were considered. This week, the focus shifts to the eastern hemisphere and an examination...

Health Care Inequities

Is the EU Closing the Gap on Health Inequities? The World Health Organization and European Union (EU) DETERMINE Consortium has acknowledged gaps in health equities within and between member countries. A variety of efforts are underway to help close those gaps. To prepare for this Discussion, revie...

Healthcare Informatics

Case Assignment Prepare and submit a paper responding to the following items: The study performed by McKnight, Stetson, Bakken, Curran, & Cimino (2002) examined the perceived information needs and communication difficulties among inpatient physicians and nurses at New York Presbyterian Hospital. R...

HIPAA Violation Scenarios

What changes need to be recommended to ensure data security and privacy compliance under HIPAA (1996)? Compliance Concern #1 PFCH Email Record From: Vertie Matza <vertie.matza@pfch.net> To: Fredric Adair; Eleanore Thacker; Caterina Hossack Date: April 25 Subject: Unauthorized disclosure o...

Nursing in community college versus university

Help with the following: 1. Faculty roles in nursing in a community college versus a university setting. 2. The similarities and differences in the faculty roles. 3. Research on the following elements below: - Committee assignments - Teaching load - Service and professional organizati...

Cardinal Rules of Radiation for Protection

You are about to perform a simulation procedure on your patient. Discuss how you should utilize the three cardinal principles of radiation protection for you and your patient.

Mind and Body Interaction

Conventional prescription drugs must demonstrate in clinical trials that they produce the desired response more frequently than placebos. Because 30% of subjects receiving placebos demonstrate the desired response, such as decreased blood pressure, decreased pain, and faster healing time, what does ...

Influencing Others to Follow Your Healthcare Vision

As a leader, how can you lead others to adopt the following vision? "My vision is to educate people of all walks of life effective and efficient HIV/ AIDS prevention, advocacy and care in order to have an Aids free generation."

Middle Range Nursing Theory

Discuss how a specific middle-range nursing theory has been or could be applied by nurse leaders or nurse managers to effectively deal with an administrative issue (i.e., staffing, use of supplies, staff performance issues). Include an example from the literature or your own experience to illustrate...

Borrowed Theories Guiding Practice

Choose a borrowed theory and apply its framework to an advanced nursing issue (i.e., hostility in the workplace, instituting bedside reporting, and shared leadership).

Concept and Theory Analysis

Concept and theory analysis are powerful tools that assist in providing clarity for our nursing practice. Concept and theory analysis are the vehicles used to demonstrate to others key components of our profession. These steps for conducting a concept analysis are as follows: 1) Select a concept (Di...

Nursing Theory Analysis

Concept and theory analysis are powerful tools that assist in providing clarity for our nursing practice. Concept and theory analysis are the vehicles used to demonstrate to others key components of our profession. Which step of concept analysis do you feel is most critical in theory development? P...

Significance of metaparadigm

How are the four concepts in nursing's metaparadigm (person, environment, health, and nursing practice) significant to HIV treatment and philosophy of nursing? Please give a reference in APA format.

Importance or Significance of Nursing Theory

Develop a brief argument for the importance or significance of nursing theory in the profession of nursing. Please use a specific nursing theory to illustrate the points. Please give at least one reference in APA format and not more than five years old

IRR, NPV and PI

Refer to the following website that gives guidelines for selecting a quality improvement project: http://web.archive.org/web/20090208133914/http://isixsigma.com/library/content/c000604.asp Choose a firm in a particular industry (for example, software) and discuss at least four guidelines that you t...

Analyzing Health History and Discharge Orders

Sallie Mae Fisher Health History: Ms. Fisher is an 82-year-old female with a history of chronic congestive heart failure (CHF), atrial fibrillation, and hypertension. During the last 6 months, she has been hospitalized four times for exacerbation of her CHF. She was discharged home last Saturday f...

Use of a Web Forum as Communication in Healthcare

This question is about communication modalities that involves both consumer and health care providers. For the web-based forum method of communication: - Discuss one benefit to the patient and one aspect relating the values and importance of maintaining patient confidentiality when using this...

Emotional intelligence and control

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage emotions in ourselves and others, and to build relationships. It seems that if one is high in emotional intelligence, then one could reduce the number of personal conflicts in the workplace. What's your opinion in this?

Implementing an IT Initiative

I would like help understanding what the most important critical success factor when implementing an IT initiative? why?

Future Health Care Leader

As a future health care leader, you may see leaders transition through many positions in an organization. In health care, it is important to have leaders that understand the leadership process and follow strategies for becoming effective coaches and mentors. However, many organizations do not offer ...