Project Proposal Essay

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Project Proposal
MacEwan University
January 16, 2014
Angelika Lenik
NURS 479 Tables of Contents

Introduction & Background ………………………………………………………………………………………..….3 Purpose ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…....3 Overview of Clinic …………………………………………………………………………………………..…..3 Situation ………………………………………………………………………………………………………....….3 Inputs ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….……......4 Assumptions & External Factors ……………………………………………………………………..…...5
Objectives, Activities & Deliverables …………………………………………………………………………..…...5 Overall Objective ……………………………………………………………………………………………..….5 Short Term Objectives …………………………………………………………………………………….…..5 Midterm Objectives ………………………………………………………………………………………….…6
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Following the titration, the client can then go home with a properly fitted and titrated continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine and mask.
Situated within the Stollery Children’s Hospital, the Sleep Lab is operated under Alberta Health Services (AHS) and shares its values and beliefs. The Stollery, which officially opened in 2001, “is committed to meeting the ever-changing needs of children and their families in an environment that integrates excellence in the delivery of care, education, and research” (Western Canadian Children`s Heart Network [WCCHN], 2012, “Background”). Furthermore, the Stollery “is committed to providing children with the best health care available and dedicated to offering a family-centered environment for its patients and their families” (WCHN, 2012, “Background”). The Stollery receives referrals of more than 1.7 million and reaches children from Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (WCHN, 2012, “Background”). The Sleep Lab often sees children from northern rural Alberta and even further north from the territories. Currently, there is about a one to two month wait to get into the Sleep Lab which is by referral only.

Situation
Given that the Sleep Lab assesses sleep disorders, sleep studies occur between 1900-0700

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