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    problematic when they are in a futile state. As a solution to respect this principal, a health care proxy who is usually the family members will be provided with all the information (costs, risks, benefits) to make the decision. If the patient has not legally assigned a health care proxy, laws are made to…

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    Terminally Ill

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    Losing someone unexpectedly hurts but when you have a loved one in hospice care the hurt is indescribable. Reading the article, “when a loved one is terminally ill” gives insight with dealing with death. The writer reminds us just because a person is in hospice doesn’t mean they are going to die that moment. The writer describes it as “time stopping” once the diagnosis has been given, as family members we refuse to believe that this is the end. The article helps give guidance, with the…

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    End Of Life Care Essay

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    Clinical Inquiry: Advanced Directive/Care Planning Background questions: • As a result of the passage of health reform, there has been a political controversies surrounding the language, messaging regarding advance care planning, and end-of-life care decisions. • The Institute of Medicine (IOM) published a report in September 2014, that reassessed the status of end-of-life care in America • The IOM report recommended for policies and strategies to support care delivery that • is…

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    An advance directive is a set of instructions, either verbal or written, that people create to describe how they want their medical care to be carried out in the event they become incompetent or incapacitated. Living wills and durable power of attorney are two examples of an advance directive. A living will is a legal document that a person creates to designate how they will be taken care in the event of a terminal illness, especially during the final stages of that terminal illness. The…

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    healthcare proxy. 5. Finalizing advance directives. Phase 4: Questions and answers. A 15-minute question and answer period followed the presentation, which allowed for class attendees to ask questions and voice their concerns. Trust, openness, and professionalism were adhered to at all times during educational dialogue. Participants were encouraged to voice additional concerns and ask more questions as subject matter and discussions evolve. This approach fostered a trusting relationship…

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    They took the babies and sent them to various destinations to get them away from the violence so they can have a better life. Most of these babies were sent straight back to the United States to find a new family waiting for them. Aimee Phan presents us with a group of short stories in “We Should Never Meet,” that features the babies’ lives now as they are all grown up on Operation Babylift. The characters in the stories share their encounters in the Vietnam War and how they are all linked.…

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    The Vietnam War was a changing point in American history. Causing high tensions between the US and the Communists parties around the globe, the Vietnam War was another way people were effected by conflict. The Communist conflict in Vietnam effected soldiers and even the people back in the United States. There were rallies against the war. People were parading in the streets of Washington DC promoting the extraction of American soldiers from a war that they believe made no sense. Some anti-war…

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    Tim O Brien Themes

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    The book “The Things They carried” by Tim O’Brien was about the Vietnam war. One of the things that is in the book is that there is more than what is just on the surface of the war. It puts a personal spin on the dry material that is usually read about wars. Tim O’Brien was in the Vietnam war when he was a young man, and he uses these experiences to write both fictional stories and nonfictional stories about this war. When a person is about to start reading this book they must go into it…

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    The Hands on History Trip will instill more about these wonderful historical sites, learning more about the event, and experiencing hands on activities by walking through the Holocaust Museum, having a once in a lifetime experience at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and by visiting the Island of Alcatraz to better educate students. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel only read one page” (St. Augustine 1). The quote is saying by not going out and experiencing something, then most…

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    I enjoyed hearing Lt. Benner’s recollections of his time in the Vietnam War. It was very insightful to hear about what he experienced. Having had a mother who was around college age at the height to the war I have heard stories of the horrors on the war. Mainly of the damaging effects it had on the mental health. Hearing Lt. Benner speak was a change of pace of what I had become accustomed to. When I think of Vietnam I think of extreme violence and cruelty. The media displays the war as a…

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