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Evaluating one’s own leadership skills and behaviors is an important aspect of self-development. One of the most effective strategies to do so is by completing Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment which has been designed to identify one’s personal strengths. Through this assessment, individuals can reflect upon their talents and use them for optimal success in a leadership role. Additionally, it also provides insights into how the results […]
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In order to successfully implement a change proposal, organizations must have access to the necessary resources. In this Discussion, we will review four key resources needed to enact a strategic plan: human resources, financial resources, technology/equipment, and physical space/infrastructure. Human Resources are essential for any proposed changes within an organization as it gives them flexibility in attaining personnel suited their specific needs and goals. Depending […]
External link to Explore two significant components of the ACA that could potentially impact specific populations unjustly. Appraise the current political climate as it relates to repealing and replacing the ACA. Identify at least two reasons for keeping the ACA and at least two reasons that it should be repealed, replaced, or revised.
I have chosen to reflect on Essential I: Culture and Climate of Advancement. My current practice of culture and climate has been embraced by my colleagues, department, and organization as a whole. However, I recognize that there is room for improvement in the way we create an environment where everyone feels valued and respected regardless of position or title. Therefore, one way I plan to […]
External link to Analyze the elements of a successful quality improvement initiative. Explain evidence-based and best-practice solutions to improve patient safety related to a specific patient safety risk and reduce costs. Analyze factors that lead to patient safety risks. Explain factors leading to a specific patient safety risk.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010 and is legislation that seeks to increase the quality and affordability of health care insurance for individuals, families, and businesses. The ACA has been highly divisive since its passage with opinions ranging from outright support to vehement opposition. From a nursing professional’s perspective as a caregiver and healthcare leader as an administrator, there are […]
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Quality improvement initiatives are essential to reduce patient safety risks, increase quality of care and ultimately reduce healthcare costs. Quality improvement initiatives are comprehensive efforts that seek to identify specific areas needing improvements in the process of delivering care and then establish protocols, systems, and processes that ensure safe and effective delivery of health services. The success of these initiatives requires the consideration of multiple […]
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RhoGAM is a medication used to prevent the body from producing antibodies that can attack and destroy red blood cells during pregnancy. It is particularly important for women who are Rh-negative and have an Rh-positive partner, as their fetus may be Rh-positive which could lead to complications such as Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn (HDN). When administered, RhoGAM works by introducing a small amount of […]
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Select one cultural factor such as health beliefs, language, perception of time, environment control,
External link to Explain how the healthcare issue/stressor may impact your work setting. Then, describe how your health system work setting has responded to the healthcare issue/stressor, including a description of what changes may have been implemented.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a psychological assessment designed to measure psychological preferences and how they can be used to gain greater insight into one’s personality. The MBTI was created by Isabel Briggs Myers and her mother, Katharine Briggs, in the 1940s and has since become one of the most widely used personality tests in the world. The MBTI measures four different cognitive functions: […]
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The national healthcare issue I have selected for analysis is the rising costs of medication. The cost of prescription drugs has become an increasingly pressing issue in America, as drug prices continue to skyrocket despite a growing demand for them. According to a report published by the Kaiser Family Foundation in 2018, spending on prescription drugs reached nearly $500 billion in 2016 and continues to […]
One of the major health issues in my community is access to mental health services. Our community’s Health Improvement Plan has identified limited resources, a lack of education and awareness, and stigma as some of the main barriers that hinder people from seeking help for mental health concerns. The plan also notes that many individuals are not aware of the available resources or do not […]