Policy & Politics in the Community

Policy & Politics in the Community

Policy & Politics in the Community

May 2, 2015 | Nursing 430 , PO3ESSV: Policy Finance and Regulation , Spring 2015 Cohort | By Sarah Hamilton | 0 Comments

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) The healthcare field and the public are well aware of MRSA. An up and coming organism is a Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) that could become the next MRSA. CRE is considered normal flora in the human gut (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, & Division … Continue reading Policy & Politics in the Community

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Policy & Politics in the Community

May 1, 2015 | Nursing 430 , PO3ESSV: Policy Finance and Regulation , Spring 2015 Cohort | By Tracy Brown | 0 Comments

Chlamydia trachomatis as defined by Uptodate.com is a small gram-negative bacterium that is the most common cause of bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD) in both men and women (Marrazzo, 2014, p. 1). Chlamydia is transmitted by unprotected sexual intercourse. It can be passed through vaginal, anal, or oral sex. This disease can also be passed […]

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Article Summary and Critique

May 1, 2015 | Nursing 430 , PO3ESSV: Policy Finance and Regulation , Spring 2015 Cohort | By Tracy Brown | 0 Comments

Chronic Pain and Utilization of Emergency Services Tracy Brown University of Mary Washington           Chronic Pain and Utilization of Emergency Services The purpose of the Emergency Department (ED) is to provide emergent services. Its primary function is to evaluate, treat, and manage acute care for patients within the community. There has […]

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Collective Bargaining

May 1, 2015 | Nursing 430 , PO3ESSV: Policy Finance and Regulation , Spring 2015 Cohort | By Tracy Brown | 0 Comments

Collective Bargaining Nursing unions are organizations that use traditional and non-traditional collaborative bargaining strategies to acquire organizational autonomy and control over nursing practices. These bargaining strategies help to insure that nurses have a safe practice environment and a voice in the resource allocation decisions that affect their ability to achieve quality health outcomes for patients. […]

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Legislative letter

May 1, 2015 | Nursing 430 , PO3ESSV: Policy Finance and Regulation , Spring 2015 Cohort | By Tracy Brown | 0 Comments

Legislative letter: APRNs ability to practice independent of physicians in the state of Virginia Tracy Brown University of Mary Washington           Legislative letter: APRNs ability to practice independent of physicians in the state of Virginia April 5, 2015 The Honorable Robert J. Wittman 2454 Rayburn House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515 […]

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Influencing Policy through political advocacy

May 1, 2015 | Nursing 430 , PO3ESSV: Policy Finance and Regulation , Spring 2015 Cohort | By Tracy Brown | 0 Comments

Nurses advocates contribute to the progression of various health and social issues and reduce health vulnerability that affect people daily. Nurses are in a unique position to facilitate new development both as activists and agents of change themselves, and as advocates for individuals, groups and communities working for change and social justice (Kaminski, 2007). In […]

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