Explain how emphysema can lead to heart failure.

Week 8 Team A Worksheet Mr. C.Y., age 71, has had significant emphysema for 6 years. He has reduced his cigarette smoking since mild congestive heart failure was diagnosed (right-sided heart failure; refer to Chapter 12). He has been admitted to the hospital with a suspected closed pneumothorax and respiratory failure. 1. Describe the pathophysiologic … Read More

Describes effective methods in patient education and provider training

Question Uploaded grading Rubric. The idea is to use Telemedicine without internet capabilities. Basically, imagine talking to a Shuttle in space. Very limited bandwidth so no streaming, maybe email data files. Create a PowerPoint presentation or Prezi that presents how you will use telemedicine to train your providers and patients. Identify and read at least … Read More

As an APN, productivity will be an important measurement for the practice to determine reimbursement and salary.

Quality Healthcare. Measure NP performance. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) was formed to ensure the quality of patient care and measurement of patient outcomes with set standards. Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) is a performance measurement tool used by millions of health insurance plans. There are 6 domains of care: Effectiveness … Read More

Explain what contributed to the development of this patient’s history of PUD?

Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Disorders Scenario 1: Peptic Ulcer A 65-year-old female comes to the clinic with a complaint of abdominal pain in the epigastric area. The pain has been persistent for two weeks. The pain is described as burning, non-radiating, and worse after meals. Denies N&V, weight loss, or obvious bleeding. She admits to frequent … Read More

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