Miami-Dade County

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  • Miami-Dade County Vulnerable Population Analysis

    I think of the vulnerable population, the thought of children and the elderly comes to mind. In today’s vastly diverse society, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are many others that fall into this population. The CDC defines these other group as follow: “vulnerable populations as defined by race/ethnicity, socio-economic status, geography, gender, age, disability status, risk status related to sex and gender, and among other populations identified as at-risk for health disparities” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2014). In Miami-Dade County there is a world-renowned medical system named Jackson Health System. It is considered by Miami-Dade residents and the county as the most…

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  • Community Nursing

    Community health nursing and family nursing share a very close relationship. Community health services help both the individual and the family unity. Any nurse working in a community health center of any type will find him or herself often educating the patient along with their family members. In Miami, FL there are a number of different types of community health centers. These include but are not limited to home health care, community health clinics, and the public health department. These…

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  • Logical, Ethical, And Emotional Issues In Crazy, By Pete Earley

    for the mentally ill when they are constantly being arrested and charged with crimes that would never occur if they were under the proper treatment for their illness. Later in the book Earley shares a story he learned of while he was investigating in Miami about a man named James Tucker, a chronic schizophrenic. Tucker bounced from courts to jails to hospitals to community programs throughout most of his life. The court costs and expense to keep Tucker throughout the years cost Miami $135,662.…

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  • Key Informant Case Study

    Key Informant (KI) is number one 40 years old Register Nurse from Palmetto General Hospital who work in 7th floor Women’s Health. She was Cuban émigré and for last ten years lived in Hialeah. She is married and native language is Spanish. Bachelors of Science in Nursing one year ago. During the interview series questions was asked about community. Key Information two is a 30-year-old white Cuban American female receptionist from. The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program in Hialeah. She…

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  • Culture And Diversity Case Study

    may not be skilled in creating a culture of diversity. That school leader as a servant leader takes on the responsibility to provide an educational environment which reflects some of the lived experiences of the students. This enculturation and diversification is done by involving the larger community as a resource, meeting the student 's academic concerns and needs, creating social activities meant to engage the new cultures and ultimately being open to personal and communal growth. My…

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  • The Day I Passed Away Analysis

    I have been able to thrive during my time at the Honors College. I was able to attend the Democratic Debate that took place at Kendall Campus a few months ago, I was able to meet Berny Sanders and Hilary Clinton. I became president of a new organization called Advocates for Immigrant Scholars, which encourages immigrant students to enter and finish college. I also became officer of the club Pencils of promise at InterAmerican Campus, which is worldwide organization that collects money to build…

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  • I Want To Pursue A College Degree

    It will make me powerful because nobody can ever take knowledge away from me. That is the only thing I can keep with me until I die. The college degree will provide me with enough power to continue with my career, and I would be able to transfer to UM (University of Miami) and be a doctor. MDC programs consist of a well thought-out series of interrelated courses designed to provide me with rigorous and relevant academic content that will allow me to move forward with my education and enhance my…

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  • What Have You Done That Shows Initiative And Willingness To Work

    deductible on tax return, I just went in and fixed the books, so that I did not have to bother the other bookkeeper and wait for him to fix it because he was busy and it may have delayed the tax return. 8. Tell me about a time when there was a conflict in a job/lab/class project. How did you handle it? When I was a tutor at Miami Dade College, I had to learn how to deal with different type of students. For example, there was a student that got very upset with me because he wanted me to give him…

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  • My Family, My Hometown And My State

    It’s thought-provoking how everything is interconnected when you look back on it historically. My family, my hometown, and my State can be viewed like a Venn diagram with logical connections between them. Taking a snapshot of 1998 was interesting. I never considered where my family was or what they were doing the year I was born. The city and state where I grew up were dealing with some exciting and some difficult problems such as corruption, an archeological find, severe weather, and historic…

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  • The Process Of Becoming A Registered Nurse

    providing safe, compassionate, skilled and ethical care, encouraging health and well-being of patients, supporting and respecting informed decision-making, preserving dignity, maintaining discretion and confidentiality, and being responsible for once actions (Association, 2008). These rules were made to protect the patients and health care professionals from any harm, including lawsuits. In order to become a Registered Nurse one must go through an accredited school of nursing. In the State of…

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