PA’s have a wide range of responsibilities including patient assessments, physical exams, ordering and interpreting lab tests, suturing of wounds, applying casts, teaching and counseling patients, and prescribing medications. While some states allow PA’s to carry a DEA number, most must prescribe controlled medications under the supervision of a physician. The educational requirements to become a PA are extensive. Applicants to the two year PA program usually possess a bachelor’s degree and have about four years of health care experience. Across the United States, there are currently 130 programs accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
Professional Interview and Response Sheryl Arnett PSY 480 September 3, 2012 Amy McCall Professional Interview and Response Interviewees The interview questions were submitted to the Clinical Director, Tyra Hixon, LISW-S, LCDC3 S. Ms. Hixon is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where she received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Social Work. Ms. Hixon holds a MSW and is a LISW-S and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor with a Supervision notation (LCDC3-S). She has served as a counselor at Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices for 10 years, the past six years, serving as the clinical director. The questions were also submitted to Nicole Glazer, six years as the Legal Advocate for First Step, Family Violence Intervention Services, Inc. First Step is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to serving victims of violence in Coshocton County. The focus here is on similarities and differences between these professionals.
Medical Massage Associates Marketing Plan Executive Summary Medical Massage Associates (MMA) is a sole proprietorship owned and operated by Amy Wardwell, LMT. who has 15 years experience as a massage therapist and small business owner. MMA provides therapeutic medical massage treatments for a variety of conditions including stress relief, fibromyalgia, chronic neck pain and headaches, auto and work related injuries, as well as other conditions. Therapists utilize a number of treatment techniques such as trigger point therapy, passive range of motion, stretching and deep tissue massage. All therapists are licensed by the Ohio Medical Board.
This paper presents the ®ndings of a longitudinal cohort study using Grounded Theory to discover the effect(s) of mentorship on student nurses following the introduction of the 1992 programme of education leading to a Diploma of Higher Education in Nursing and registration with the United Kingdom Central Council (UKCC). The cohort consisted of 10 students from a large Scottish College of Nursing & Midwifery who were interviewed on ®ve occasions during the three years of their course. Students also kept a diary to record their thoughts and experiences regarding mentorship during their practice placements. In addition, a further seven students volunteered to participate by diary only. Data were analysed with the aid of NUD.IST and subjected to the constant comparative method of analysis.
Running head: ADVANCED NURSING LEADERSHIP Advanced Nursing Leadership Name: University: Course: Instructor: Date: Evaluation/Assessment of a Nurse Leader/Manager In all healthcare facilities which have NL (Nurse Leader) positions, the NLs are generally charged with provision of coordination between varied disciplines, facilitation of the planning of care, being liaisons for physicians, engendering improvement of quality as well as compliance to practices which are based on evidence, coaching and mentoring nursing recruits and providing communications to families as well as their patients (Institute of Medicine, 2003). I was led to the NL roles by my 12 year experience in Floor Nursing (FN); where I volunteered to train as a fill-in during the NL’s absences due to sickness or vacation. In a short while, I was appointed to a permanent position. Training on the job assisted me in effectively transitioning into the roles in addition to my FN experiences. Moreover, I will need to do two to three management classes as required by the state regarding continuing education hours.
Orem was the youngest of two children both girls. Her father was in construction and her mother a homemaker. She held many nursing roles in her career to include education/educator, administrator, staff, director, and nursing consultant. Orem worked in several different areas of nursing to include medical and surgical nursing, emergency room, and the operating room. Over her career has gained many honorary awards.
Reflection paper Interviewee: Name The name of interviewee is Ronda Stevens Degree, License and Professional Membership She is graduated with Master of Social Work (MSW) degree and is a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP). She is also a member of National Association of Social Workers (NASW) in the United States. Designation Her designation at work place is a Counselor and Coordinator Place of Employment She is full time employed with a Counseling and Student Development Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha for last 26 years. It was a great pleasure to openly interact with enthusiasm during this interview on September 3, 2013 from 10.50 a m to 12.25 p m in her office, where she gladly welcomed me. Clients Students, residents and some times faculty of UNMC are the primary clients she is dealing with.
At age of 14, I began in a local nursing home as a certified nursing assistant, thus began my organization and focus on a career. As I continued through high school, I worked at this job part time, learning more information on how to care for someone and my passion for nursing growing. Early Personal and Professional Goals The passion while caring for the elderly allowed development of short-term and long-term goals, completion of goals, and new
This reflective account will focus on an area of my practice that has developed through reflection in and on practice. My progress has enhanced with the support of experiences, exploration, training and research together with attending university. The National Health Service (NHS) has employed me for the past fourteen years, for eight years I have worked alongside Community Nurses (CN) as a Health Care Assistant (HCA) within the Community Nursing Team (CNT). My role is to provide nursing care needs in the district, clinic and care home environments and reporting to the District Nurse (DN) regarding any matters of concern. This also involves communicating and cooperating with Service Users (SU) and members of the health care team to ensure continuity of care is delivered in a safe and effective manner, including recording clinical activity accurately and legibly, whilst ensuring confidentiality at all times (NMC 2008).