Difference in Competencies between Associates vs. Baccalaureate Nurses
Grand Canyon University: NRS-430V-0191
April 6, 2014
There has been much debate over the years about the differences in competencies
between Associates Degree nurses (ADN) versus Baccalaureate Degree (BSN) nurses. In this
paper I will discuss my findings and also give a patient care situation in which I describe how
nursing care or approaches to decision-making may differ based upon the…
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Medicare Coverage: A Case Study
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(George & Ramlan, 2004)
Diagnosis To rule out
Deep vein Thrombosis • Run for blood test
• Undergoes CT or MRI scans
(Kane, Balint, Gibney, Bresnihan, & Sturrock, 2004)
Cellulitis • Undergoes blood test
• Wound culture
Achilles Tendon rupture • Thompson Test
Position: pt. prone on plinth with…