NURS 6521: Advanced Pharmacology

  • – Week 1

Discussion: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

When selecting drugs and determining dosages for patients, it is essential to consider individual patient factors that might impact the patient’s pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes. These patient factors include genetics, gender, ethnicity, age, behavior (i.e., diet, nutrition, smoking, alcohol, illicit drug abuse), and/or pathophysiological changes due to disease.

For this Discussion, you reflect on a case from your past clinical experiences and consider how a patient’s pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes may alter his or her response to a drug.

To Prepare
  • Review the Resources for this module and consider the principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
  • Reflect on your experiences, observations, and/or clinical practices from the last 5 years and think about how pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic factors altered his or her anticipated response to a drug.
  • Consider factors that might have influenced the patient’s pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes, such as genetics (including pharmacogenetics), gender, ethnicity, age, behavior, and/or possible pathophysiological changes due to disease.
  • Think about a personalized plan of care based on these influencing factors and patient history in your case study.
By Day 3 of Week 1

Post a description of the patient case from your experiences, observations, and/or clinical practice from the last 5 years. Then, describe factors that might have influenced pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes of the patient you identified. Finally, explain details of the personalized plan of care that you would develop based on influencing factors and patient history in your case. Be specific and provide examples.

By Day 6 of Week 1

Read a selection of your colleagues’ responses and respond to at least two of your colleagues on two different days by suggesting additional patient factors that might have interfered with the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes of the patients they described. In addition, suggest how the personalized plan of care might change if the age of the patient were different and/or if the patient had a comorbid condition, such as renal failure, heart failure, or liver failure.

Note: For this Discussion, you are required to complete your initial post before you will be able to view and respond to your colleagues’ postings. Begin by clicking on the “Post to Discussion Question” link, and then select “Create Thread” to complete your initial post. Remember, once you click on Submit, you cannot delete or edit your own posts, and you cannot post anonymously. Please check your post carefully before clicking on Submit!

Submission and Grading Information

Grading Criteria

To access your rubric:

Week 1 Discussion Rubric

Post by Day 3 of Week 1 and Respond by Day 6 of Week 1

To Participate in this Discussion:

Week 1 Discussion

Place this order or similar order and get an amazing discount. USE Discount code “GET20” for 20% discount

  • Question 1

1 out of 1 points

According the  World Health Organization (WHO) health is defined as
  • Question 2

0 out of 1 points

All of the following  are habits of physically healthy people except Don’t eat btn meals Eat a good breakfast. 2. Don’t eat between meals. 3. Maintain your weight. 4. Don’t smoke. 5. Drink moderately. 6. Get a good night’s sleep. 7. Exercise regularly.
  • Question 3

0 out of 1 points

All of the following are part of the “interpersonal intelligence” model except organizing groups, (2) negotiating solutions, (3) personal connection (4) social analysis
  • Question 4

0 out of 2 points

 What model of Physical health focuses  on your ability to move and manipulate objects and skills such as walking running and striking  motor
  • Question 5

0 out of 1 points

“Interactions with others on an individual and group basis, your ability to use social resources and support in times of need, and your ability to adapt to a variety of social situations” Is a DESCRIPTION of social health
  • Question 6

1 out of 1 points

Based on the readings, all the following reasons cited for Africa’s low Covid-19 death rates except
  • Question 7

2 out of 2 points

Physical Health is one conceptual dimension of health the other 4 are  [a], [b], [c], and [d]
  • Question 8

0 out of 2 points

According to the text what is  the definition of  Social health building relationships that enhance well-being
  • Question 9

0 out of 1 points BODILY

Corporeal and somatic are synonyms  for what word
  • Question 10

0 out of 1 points

In Latin America and the Carribbean  ___PERU__ had the highest  number of deaths per capita
  • Question 11

0 out of 2 points

What model is described in the following definition “The body is composed of systems that contribute particular functions to the work of the body “ structural-functional  
  • Question 12

1 out of 1 points

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is leading the health care response to Covid -19 in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Question 13

0 out of 1 points

 “Seek first to understand then to be understood:  Communication: Listen to understand” Are important tenets of the _______________ Interdependence model
  • Question 14

1 out of 1 points

inequalities that occur in the provision of healthcare and access to healthcare across different racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups
  • Question 15

0 out of 1 points

close contact with other people and regular exposure to different pathogens may in fact make people more resistant to the worst forms of COVID-19 is known as the _________hypothesis Hygiene hypothesis
  • Question 16

1 out of 1 points

Wellness is regarded as a positive state of health

Sunday, February 28, 2021 4:45:07 PM EST

Place this order or similar order and get an amazing discount. USE Discount code “GET20” for 20% discount

Block Chain Security

Please use below resources as first option and look for other resources to complete the below questions I need ZERO plagiarism for answers, professor is very strict, and answer should be in context. Need one-page answer for each question. 

Q1: This week’s reading introduced an overview of blockchain security. Create a new thread and describe how you would go about ensuring the security of data stored on a public blockchain. Assume that your blockchain app is one that manages prescription drugs for individual patients. Considering each of the elements of the CIA triad, describe how you might protect the blockchain data security. Then think of three questions you’d like to ask other students and add these to the end of your thread. The questions should be taken from material you read or videos you watched from this week’s assigned activities. You’re not trying to test each other, but you are trying to start a discussion.

Q2: This week’s reading introduced an overview of blockchain security. Think of the sensitive data that your organization collects and handles. Would you be able to provide for the security of that data on a public blockchain? If so, what changes would you have to make to your software to support security on a public blockchain? If your organization doesn’t handle any sensitive data, describe a role that you may pursue in the future, and how that role may interact with sensitive data. Use that scenario to describe whether you would be able to provide for the security of that data on a public blockchain.

Please use below resources first and prefer other options as a second priority. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOtBCZpD2mA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mihp-DVXThU

Place this order or similar order and get an amazing discount. USE Discount code “GET20” for 20% discount

Business Ethics Midterm Assignment

1.  Why does Milton Friedman believe that the only “social responsibility” businesses have is to increase their profits?  What exactly is his reasoning here?  Do you agree?  Explain.

2.  In his essay, R. Edward Freeman defends a “stakeholder” view of corporate responsibility.  He defends this view with respect to a few different kinds of stakeholder.  First, briefly describe what a “stakeholder” is.  Then, consider just one of the specific arguments Freeman makes about different groups of stakeholders.  Do you agree with him that businesses have responsibilities towards these stakeholders?  Briefly explain.

3.  Summarize Bakan’s argument in Chapter 2 of The Corporation.  Do you agree with him?  Further, consider the example of “Mark Barry” discussed towards the end of the chapter.  Do you think that he is *just* as responsible for the things he does on the job as he would be if he did these things on his own time?  Does the company he works for bear any responsibility, as you see it, for the ethically questionable things he does on a regular basis?  Briefly explain.

-RRP4:

 

1.  What exactly does “estranged labor” mean, for Marx?  The concept of “estranged labor” is more often translated as “alienated labor.”  What is one important way in which modern industrial work “alienates” workers – and what does it alienate them *from*?  Briefly explain, using at least one citation from the Marx reading.

2.  Dan Swain, in the midst of explaining Marx’s idea of estranged (or “alienated”) labor, spends a brief chapter expounding the Marxist idea of “commodity fetishism.”  Briefly explain what this concept is supposed to mean, and provide an example of your own.  What, if anything, is the connection between alienated labor and commodity fetishism?

3.  In the chapter “Work, Leisure, and Full Engagement” Matthew Crawford criticizes Marx’s conception of alienated labor.  What specifically is his point of disagreement with Marx?  With whom do you agree more on this point, and why?

Place this order or similar order and get an amazing discount. USE Discount code “GET20” for 20% discount

Healthcare Management Essay 2000 Words

The assignment carries a possible 60% of the overall module weighting (available marks).

Assignment question

The essay has a maximum word count of 2000 words (excluding the end reference list but including everything else) with the following title:

Analyse the roles and responsibilities of managers in healthcare contexts.

If you submitted an essay plan and received formative feedback this will provide you with an excellent framework for writing your essay.

Assignment Guidance

The following are examples of what you should consider in your essay:

  1. Define      the roles and responsibilities of healthcare managers in terms of skills      and applications within healthcare organisations. You may also like to      include a definition of an organisation. Remember that responsibilities      are to stakeholders and the organisation aims and objectives so these will      need to be analysed and discussed.
  2. Discuss      management skills and the challenges and barriers to implementing      strategies and carrying out the role day to day.
  3. Describe      management systems, strategies and processes for complying with organisational      policy, legislation and other regulatory and non- regulatory requirements      within healthcare contexts.

Remember the essay format from the essay plan activity; use clear headings to signpost each section and ensure work is evidence-based throughout with correctly formatted citations and end references.

You will draw on all unit concepts for this final essay and include a connection to management theory, principles and strategies.

Use Harvard Referencing.

Departmental guidelines on preparation and submission of coursework

  • Assignments      should be submitted in either MS Word or Open Office format unless stated      otherwise on the assignment submission page
  • Use      standard margins: 1″ (2.5cm) on all sides.
  • Use      standard Arial 12-point font size.
  • Use      double-line spacing
  • Pages      should be numbered consecutively
  • Your      work should be correctly referenced using the Harvard      Referencing style.

Please note, a word count penalty applies to this assessment.

If your assessment exceeds the word count limit or range by more than 10% then your awarded grade will be reduced by 10% grade points. For more information please see the word count penalties information.

Not meeting the word count

There is no grade reduction applied if your assignment does not meet the word count range or limit, but to maximise your opportunity to achieve the highest grade possible, you should aim to meet the word count or range as closely as possible.

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate      an understanding of the variety of healthcare organisations
  • Discuss      the role of management in healthcare and explore the challenges and      barrier to effective management
  • Identify      major stakeholders in healthcare management

Bibliography

Journal

Baljoon, R.A., Banjar, H.E. and Banakhar, M.A., 2018. Nurses’ work motivation and the factors affecting it: a scoping review. International Journal of Nursing & Clinical Practices, 2018.

Book

Rossow, C.C., 2017. Health Organizations. Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Khim, K., 2016. Are health workers motivated by income? Job motivation of Cambodian primary health workers implementing performance-based financing. Global health action, 9(1), p.31068.

Webpage

Librarian, I, 2016, Why is Motivation Important in Health Care? Retrieved June 28, 2019, from https://www.hrhresourcecenter.org/HRH_Info_Motivation.html

Place this order or similar order and get an amazing discount. USE Discount code “GET20” for 20% discount

Answer Questions

  1. Consider a situation that a customer has written to complain about the poor service at the restaurant you are managing. You are aware that the problem occurred because two of the waiters had not turned up on that day, and you try to remedy the problem by offering a special discount on her next visit. Compose a message that emphasizes the positive and de-emphasizes the negative and is likely to build goodwill with a reader.
  2. What is scenario painting? Compose a message for a product or service of choice by using this technique.
  3. Detail how the use of conversational language helps build goodwill. For a topic of your choice, write two statements, one formal and one in conversational style.
  4. Why should websites be evaluated for reliability? What are some ways to evaluate them?
  5. In terms of improving one’s listening ability, why is it important to go easy on argument and criticism?
  6. Differentiate tangible rewards from intangible rewards and intrinsic benefits from extrinsic benefits.

Place this order or similar order and get an amazing discount. USE Discount code “GET20” for 20% discount

Sources of Competitive Advantage

  • Toyota focuses on quality as its competitive advantage.
  • IBM focuses on service as its competitive advantage.
  • Wal-Mart focuses on low cost as its competitive advantage.
  • Coca-Cola focuses on its proprietary products as its competitive advantage.
  • Apple focuses on innovation as its competitive advantage.
  • Nike focuses on brand recognition as its competitive advantage.
  • Nintendo focuses on value as its competitive advantage.

You will develop a five-slide team PowerPoint (not including title and references slides) that analyzes the sources of competitive advantage for your chosen organization. Your analysis content will be as specified in the chart below. Include citations to support your points throughout the presentation.

Step 1: Meet your teammates in the designated Team Project Workspace (below Week Five in the left navigation bar).

Step 2: Check in with your teammates in the designated Team Project Workspace no later than Day 2 (Wednesday) of Week Two.

Step 3: You can determine whether to work within the Team Project Workspace discussion area or via email, phone, or Google Hangouts (https://hangouts.google.com/). Your instructor may require you to connect in the discussion area for participation points. Check with your instructor before deciding this. No matter how you connect, it is critical that you all participate equally in this team project.

Step 4: Determine who will be responsible for each portion of your project. The instructor will not assign the parts. This is what you are required to complete as a team:

  • Research the Ashford University Library and the Internet as needed
  • Put the PowerPoint presentation slides together
  • Write the speaker notes
  • Create the required citations
  • Upload the assignment to Waypoint (only one person needs to submit the work for the whole team.

Step 5: Create your team PowerPoint. Your analysis content will be as specified in the chart below. Include citations to support your points throughout the presentation.

  • Slide 1: Include title of the team PowerPoint, course name and number, instructor’s name, date submitted, and names of team members.
  • Slide 2: As a team, select a company from the list of organizations listed above that integrates information systems to support its business strategies. Describe the business mission and goals of your chosen organization.
  • Slide(s) 3-4: As a team, describe how information systems create competitive advantages for your chosen organization. Analyze and identify the types and functions of systems used in the organization.
  • Slide 5: What different types of data make up “big data” for your chosen company? Describe the big data (what it is and how it is used). Big is a term that describes extremely large data sets that may be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, and associations. Examples of big data may include data in a company’s customer service department used to solve customer problems or a company’s use of stock market or competitive intelligence data to predict the future (Hint: You can find examples of big data used by the organization by reviewing data reports on the “Investors” or “Our Investors” tab of the organization’s website). Justify your answers.
  • Slide 6: Conclusion
  • Slide 7: Reference list

Step 6: Upload the team PowerPoint to Waypoint.

Note: During Week Four, you will have the opportunity to rate your team-members’ contributions to the team assignment.

The Source of Competitive Advantage Assignment

  • Must have a minimum of five slides inclusive of speaker notes on each slide (not including title and references slides) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of team PowerPoint
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least two scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Place this order or similar order and get an amazing discount. USE Discount code “GET20” for 20% discount

Sources of Competitive Advantage

  • Toyota focuses on quality as its competitive advantage.
  • IBM focuses on service as its competitive advantage.
  • Wal-Mart focuses on low cost as its competitive advantage.
  • Coca-Cola focuses on its proprietary products as its competitive advantage.
  • Apple focuses on innovation as its competitive advantage.
  • Nike focuses on brand recognition as its competitive advantage.
  • Nintendo focuses on value as its competitive advantage.

You will develop a five-slide team PowerPoint (not including title and references slides) that analyzes the sources of competitive advantage for your chosen organization. Your analysis content will be as specified in the chart below. Include citations to support your points throughout the presentation.

Step 1: Meet your teammates in the designated Team Project Workspace (below Week Five in the left navigation bar).

Step 2: Check in with your teammates in the designated Team Project Workspace no later than Day 2 (Wednesday) of Week Two.

Step 3: You can determine whether to work within the Team Project Workspace discussion area or via email, phone, or Google Hangouts (https://hangouts.google.com/). Your instructor may require you to connect in the discussion area for participation points. Check with your instructor before deciding this. No matter how you connect, it is critical that you all participate equally in this team project.

Step 4: Determine who will be responsible for each portion of your project. The instructor will not assign the parts. This is what you are required to complete as a team:

  • Research the Ashford University Library and the Internet as needed
  • Put the PowerPoint presentation slides together
  • Write the speaker notes
  • Create the required citations
  • Upload the assignment to Waypoint (only one person needs to submit the work for the whole team.

Step 5: Create your team PowerPoint. Your analysis content will be as specified in the chart below. Include citations to support your points throughout the presentation.

  • Slide 1: Include title of the team PowerPoint, course name and number, instructor’s name, date submitted, and names of team members.
  • Slide 2: As a team, select a company from the list of organizations listed above that integrates information systems to support its business strategies. Describe the business mission and goals of your chosen organization.
  • Slide(s) 3-4: As a team, describe how information systems create competitive advantages for your chosen organization. Analyze and identify the types and functions of systems used in the organization.
  • Slide 5: What different types of data make up “big data” for your chosen company? Describe the big data (what it is and how it is used). Big is a term that describes extremely large data sets that may be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, and associations. Examples of big data may include data in a company’s customer service department used to solve customer problems or a company’s use of stock market or competitive intelligence data to predict the future (Hint: You can find examples of big data used by the organization by reviewing data reports on the “Investors” or “Our Investors” tab of the organization’s website). Justify your answers.
  • Slide 6: Conclusion
  • Slide 7: Reference list

Step 6: Upload the team PowerPoint to Waypoint.

Note: During Week Four, you will have the opportunity to rate your team-members’ contributions to the team assignment.

The Source of Competitive Advantage Assignment

  • Must have a minimum of five slides inclusive of speaker notes on each slide (not including title and references slides) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of team PowerPoint
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least two scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Place this order or similar order and get an amazing discount. USE Discount code “GET20” for 20% discount

Brick & Mortar Vs. Brick & Click Vs. Click & Buy.

Today’s retail world is increasingly moving online in an effort to woo customers.  Research and identify a retailer from each of these three types: (1) brick & mortar: on-ground presence only, (2) brick & click: on-ground and online presence, (3) click & buy: online presence only. Describe the structures of each of these three firms in terms of the six key elements given in the chapter.  If possible, draw a generalized organizational chart for each type of retail organization based on your research.

Tips – Think out of the box… do different organizations that we are not used to hearing about. Examples we all know about are Apple, Amazon, Google, etc.

Six key elements

  1. Identify the seven elements of an organization’s structure.
  2. Identify the characteristics of the functional structure, the divisional structure, and the matrix structure.
  3. Identify the characteristics of the virtual organization, the team structure, and the circular structure
  4.  Describe the effects of downsizing on organizational structures and employees.
  5. Contrast the reasons for mechanistic and organic structural models.
  6. Analyze the behavioral implications of different organizational designs.

Place this order or similar order and get an amazing discount. USE Discount code “GET20” for 20% discount

EBusiness Case Study

* Schneider, G. P. (2015). Electronic Commerce (11th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning. ISBN: 978-1-285-425436
1. Briefly describe the technologies that are leading businesses into the third wave of electronic commerce.

2. In about 100 words, describe the function of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Include a discussion of the differences between  gTLDs and sTLDs in your answer.

3. In one or two paragraphs, describe how the Internet changed from a government research project into a technology for business users.

4. In about 100 words, explain the difference between an extranet and an intranet. In your answer, describe when you might use a VPN in either.

5. Define “channel conflict” and describe in one or two paragraphs how a company might deal with this issue.

6. In two paragraphs, explain why a customer-centric Web site design is so important, yet is so difficult to accomplish.

7. In about two paragraphs, distinguish between outsourcing and offshoring as they relate to business processes.

8. In about 200 words, explain how the achieved trust level of a company’s communications using blogs and social media compare with similar communication efforts conducted using mass media and personal contact.

9. Write a paragraph in which you distinguish between a virtual community and a social networking Web site.

10. Write two or three paragraphs in which you describe the role that culture plays in the development of a country’s laws and ethical standards.

Place this order or similar order and get an amazing discount. USE Discount code “GET20” for 20% discount