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A 3 page essay for admission into a PhD program in nursing. The paper addresses previous professional experience; personal career goals; research interests; goals in pursuing graduate study; and educational objectives. The applicant’s research interest is Persistent Vegetative State (PVS). Bibliography lists 4 sources.

An 8 page research paper, which includes a 1 page abstract, that examines the literature pertaining to the effect of evidence-based guidelines on hospital readmission rates for elderly congestive heart failure patients. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

This 3 page paper provides an overview of a statement of purpose for nursing school. This paper integrates personal information as an example of how to approach this kind of writing. There is one source listed.

A 6 page paper reviewing a nursing research article. The study sought to determine quality of care on the basis of hospital readmissions rather than on the more common mortality. Includes a concept map of the components of the study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 3 page paper offers students an example of how to compose reflective journal entries. Each of these 2 entries pertains to the student applying for admission to Family Nurse Practitioner degree programs at different universities. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 7 page essay offers a student a example essay that the student can use as a guide when writing a personal autobiography of her/his professional development as a nurse. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 8 page paper discussing related topics addressed in separate chapters of Finkelman's "Leadership and Management in Nursing." The bottom line on Finkleman's (2005) chapters is that the four used for discussion foundation here all discuss aspects of the larger issue of leadership and effective operation. Each – conflict management, communication, team structure ...

EECP Business Plan

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper providing a business case for adding Enhanced External Counter Pulsation (EECP) technology to the services offered by the hospital to treat coronary artery disease, specifically angina pectoris and congestive heart failure. The income that the hospital can expect from offering this service is much less than that associated with invasive ...

An 11 page paper listing the steps necessary to begin a home health agency as a limited liability company (LLC). The paper focuses on start-up activities and includes most components of a business plan. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

A 7 page paper discussing dietary management of diabetes in a Mexican American woman using Madeleine Leininger's Cultural Care Diversity and Universality Theory. The paper provides an interview with the patient and examination of the Hispanic culture. The most difficult aspect of providing professional care to this patient would be in convincing her ...

A 6 page research paper that examines risk management in regards to hospital obstetrics. In the litigious environment that is typical of American society today, risk managers serve as a support to health care professionals by managing potential and actual liability situations (Rubeor, 2003). They analyze the facts surrounding a possible untoward event and ...

A 4 page paper that responds to questions about a book chapter, "Stake Holder Dynamics" by Coppola, Erchkenbrack and Ledlow. The writer discusses issues regarding Kissick's Iron Triangle and the Managed Care Quaternion in terms of health information management and today's health care environment. Bibliography lists 1 source.

An 8 page review of the numerous issues confronting a stroke victim in terms of long-term care. This paper sums up the shortcomings of our current health care system in terms of providing those needs. The author emphasizes that case managers should be involved not just in the immediate needs of a particular ...

Health Care Management

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page paper that addresses two topics - interdisciplinary teams and strategic planning to reduce nurse turnover. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper providing a 3-page executive summary, a 1-page introduction; and a 1-page conclusion for a Master's project in a technology upgrade and business process change for HHH. No sources listed.

A 10 page article summation and critique on a study performed by Sakamaki, et al, (2006), which concerns a diabetic management intervention that was conducted in Japan. The writer discusses the primary features of the article. No additional sources cited.

This 9 page paper looks at the effective prevention and treatment for constipation. The paper starts by looking at the approaches which can be used to prevent constipations and manage the risks. The second part considers a range of treatment options including pharmacological treatment including laxatives and enemas and non pharmacological treatment including lifestyle changes, ...

3 pages in length. The writer provides a brief abstract of a qualitative study article on nursing case management. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 3 pages research paper on massage as a pain management strategy. Massage therapy is defined as "soft-tissue manipulation by trained therapists for therapeutic purposes" (Tan, et al, 2007, p. 195). Massage is offered in many styles and forms, such as "Swedish, reflexology, Shiatsu, Rolfing, and craniosacral" (Tan, et al, 2007, p. 195). Frequently, it ...

Power to the Patient

  • 5 page paper

In 5 pages the author discusses the article, "Power to the Patient" by Mattie Tolley, RN, MS. It is an article about elders in long-term care facilities; how they have lost their autonomy and what can be done about it. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Mutual Patterning

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper begins with Barrett's definition of mutual patterning and then discusses the theory on which this intervention is based (Roger's Science of Unitary Human Beings). The essay defines the key principles, reports Barrett's definition of power and explains how mutual patterning is practiced. Benefits to both patient and practitioner are discussed. Bibliography ...

This 6 page research paper offers an overview of how 3 world religions, Indigenous Sacred Ways, Hinduism and Buddhism. and their health beliefs and practices. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Advance Directives

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page research paper that has a short abstract included and describes what advance directives are and why they are important, as documents can ensure that a person's personal preferences in end-of-life care are honored and followed. The "pros" of advance directives are established, and the "cons" are discussed in terms that consider those ...

Euthansia in Australia

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper considers the legal status of euthanasia in Australia. The paper also makes references to alternate locations where euthanasia has retained a legal status in Holland and Oregon. The paper ends with the consideration of a case of 'assisted death' which was not prosecuted in Australia.

Managed Care Contracts

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page research paper that looks at issues relating to managed care organizations (MCOs) and contracts with providers. For better or worse, healthcare in the U.S. is dominated by the logistics of managed care organizations (MCOs) that have extensive legal departments, which safeguard their company's interests. This reality necessitates that healthcare practitioners should, likewise, ...

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