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    1. Describe Explain how patients and consumers find valid and reliable information about health care providers and facilities. There are plenty of websites, some of them are private and some of them are government regulated database. For example, medicare.gov under physician compare tab, can provide valid and reliable information about healthcare providers. Healthgrades.com is also another source of a database to find information on health care providers. Patients can also check with their state’s medical board, depending on the state. One example of that would be floridahealth.gov. In order to find information about facilities, a patient can log onto www.theleapfroggroup.com to find out. The Leapfrog Group evaluates and reports on the safety…

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    Medical Advantage Plans There are many different types of insurance companies and different ways to pay health care providers. Choosing the appropriate health plan to fit your needs is where the work comes in. Choosing between fee-for-service, HMO’s, and PPO’s, is where it starts with Medicare advantage plans. Fee-for-service plans are when the provider is paid a set amount for each service provided according to his list of charges, also known as the fee schedule. There is no copay included.…

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    Diversity must be respected, valued, and taken into consideration in every aspect of today’s society. Diversity can be characterized by these five attributes; location, religion, race/ethnicity, language, and socioeconomic status. Therefore, these characteristics shape us into unique beings with a variety of backgrounds and stories, creating diversity in society. As a health care provider, diversity must be considered when caring for an eclectic selection of patients. Diversity, such as…

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    Research Paper On Opioids

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    A., & Wimsatt, L. A. (2014). How to monitor opioid Use for your patients with chronic pain. American Academy of Family Physicians(21), 6-11. Retrieved from http://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/1100/p6.html Information sheet on opioid overdose. (2014, November). Retrieved from World Health Organization: http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/information-sheet/en/ James, J. (2013). Patient Engagement. Health Policy Briefs. Retrieved from http://www.healthaffairs.org/healthpolicybriefs/brief.php?brief_id=86…

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    Technical Communication

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    or the health professions are important to make sure things are done correctly so that we do not have to worry about small misunderstandings that could lead to disastrous results. Bad communication could lead to death in the health profession or a failed business deal. The following websites gives us some insight into the two previously mentioned professions. Although, both website both want to teach us how to…

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    Health Belief Model Paper

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    Health Issue that is affected by a social condition Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the 3rd most common cancer and second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States for both men and women (Steele, et al. 2013). Most colorectal cancers develop slowly over several years from a growth tissue often referred as “polyps” which are benign and non-cancerous in nature. Because of this relatively slow growth, CRC is one of the cancers that can be effectively screened for. A colonoscopy is…

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    Family nurse practitioners are in excellent positions to help improve health and wellness on a daily and regular basis. The long term connection a FNP can make with patients and the level of care he/she can provide is both beneficial and rewarding to the patient. The altitude of knowledge and skill required to provide care for patients across their life span is beyond admirable. It is an honor to have the opportunity to be that provider and to advocate for patients on a much higher level than…

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    the authors such as Boykins, Anita Davis, Carter and Chandra B. The purpose of this paper is mainly on the Advance Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) and their communication in relation to nursing care for different cultures. This paper particularly deals with different skills and abilities and their proper application during health care of nurse leaders. Nursing care is much necessitated with communication, because nurses need to communicate with different cultural groups while giving care to…

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    will allow healthcare providers to provide good quality end of life care and to help them with their concerns and questions. Each patient has different communication needs depending on various factors, this need to be considered when planning a patient’s end of life care. Every patient is different and communication needs to be patient specific. In order for a conversation to be communicated effectively, the sender needs to use verbal…

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    Nursing Reflective Essay

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    Basically, most of the aspects included in the neuro assessment were documented as unable to assess. We were not doing this woman any justice by having her lie in the bed, and unable to assess her properly, understand her concerns, know if her symptoms were improving, or having the ability to educate her. After report, I knew there had to be a better way of providing care for her and started by calling different offices and professionals within my facility. I found out that the reason no one has…

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