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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, ...

A 9 page research paper that considers the medical, personal and legal issues of euthanasia as they relate to nursing. Other topics discussed include voluntary vs. murder, moral and ethical issues, and religious and legal conflicts. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 5 page research paper describes 2 case scenarios and discusses the ethical and legal implications of each case. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 3 page paper that provides some data regarding infections and the homeless and what that could to the general public. The essay identifies the legal and ethical responsibilities of the community nurse as well as her/his roles. The paper ends with a report about state and local public health agencies. Bibliography lists 5 ...

Intimate Care

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper considers the role of professional barriers and confidential in intimate care. The writer considers the ethical, moral and also legal perspective. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Legal Issues In Nursing

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page paper looks at a the arguments presented in a legal brief asking the court to rule on the participation of nurses in a court ordered euthanasia by depriving the patient of food and water. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

An 8 page health history for J.D., who is a 65-year-old, Caucasian male who presents with complaints of chest pain that has been intermittent over the last 2 weeks. On presentation, his blood pressure was normal, but his pulse was erratic and he had no fever. The writer goes on to offer a comprehensive health ...

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of the history of nursing. Figures such as Florence Nightingale and Sally Tompkins are covered. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 4 page research paper includes the client's biographical data, past health history, and well young adult behavioral health history screening. The writer also includes 3 nursing diagnoses. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

An 8 page research paper on postpartum depression. The writer discusses its definition, types (postpartum psychosis, postpartum neurotic depression, etc;), symptoms, and more. Covered in this paper is also a brief history of some of the experimental treatments that have developed over the years, and even theories which maintain that there may be a biologically ...

This 2 page paper talks about the history and intent of Social Security and insights about its possible future. The paper takes the position that those who do not need the entitlement should not benefit from the program. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Hospice Care

  • 12 page paper

This 12 page research paper explores the history, concepts, philosophy, and impact of hospice care programs. Emphasizing the whole person and the comfort of the patient and the patient's family, hospice care has gained great popularity in the last several years. Typical budgets of hospices as well as estimated cost savings are discussed as are ...

This 9 page paper considers the importance of communication in health care, especially where there may be barrier to that communication. The paper focuses on the communication between nurses and elderly ethnic patients, discussing the different influences that will impact on this communication. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

This 7 page report discusses the importance of and the unique considerations involved with effective communication in the workplace when the workplace is a hospital and the communication issues are related to nurses. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 30 page paper discussing separately factors affecting the mortality rates of heart disease and cancer, then comparing lifestyle factors that can apply to both in reducing those mortality rates. Cardiovascular disease is the nation's number-one killer; cancer comes in at number two. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease are more controllable from the ...

A 5 page paper which discusses the two different conditions and examines whether their is any obvious correlation between the two. While all medical conditions have some form of correlation with other conditions experienced, many conditions do not have any obvious relationship to one another. Such is the case with pneumonia and heart murmur. While ...

3 pages in length. The writer reviews a journal article [from the Journal Of Advanced Nursing] containing a quantitative investigation into the physical characteristics of a specific and accepted procedure. Full citation for the article is included.

In 3 pages, the writer analyzes an article from the Journal of Advanced Nursing which seeks to investigate patient response to their own experiences with bone marrow transplant (BMT) well after the actual surgery and its recovery period.

A 5 page analysis of an article by Adrianne Lane entitled "Evaluation of the Fall Prevention Program in an Acute Care Setting." The writer offers a summation of the major points of the article and evaluates the methods used and the conclusions. No additional sources cited.

7 pages in length. The writer provides a thorough analysis of a journal nursing article. No additional sources cited.

A 4 page reaction essay that summarizes and provides a brief response to an essay by Allen Macurdy, who was diagnosed as having muscular dystrophy at age 8. The focus of Macurdy’s essay is on his relation to healthcare providers and the writer discusses the implications of his testimony. No additional sources cited.

A 3 page essay that is written as an imaginative exercise, using the perspective of a community health nurse accompanying psychiatrist Matthew Dumont on the calls that he describes in his text in chapter nine of Treating the Poor. No bibliography is provided.

Health Communications

  • 3 page paper

This 3 page essay address significant issues in health communications, such as cultural competency, selection of the right medium to convey the message and health literacy. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing the importance and relevance of healthcare communication in the case of a scenario of a CNA or LPN caring for a patient and moving to the next patient without washing his hands. The paper concludes that technical knowledge is paramount in providing effective healthcare, but it carries much less ...

A 5 page paper discussing the value and implementation of shared governance. Institutions that have implemented shared governance have instituted councils that address specific categories of need. The characteristic common to each council in each facility is that of communication. This communication occurs between members of the council, members of all councils, ...

An 8 page research paper/essay that offers a movie review of Marley & Me (2008, directed by David Frankel for 20th Century Fox) is a film currently at theaters that frequently dramatizes excellent communication and a warm loving relationship between the principal protagonists, which are John and Jenny Grogan, their children and, of course, their ...

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