Summary: Argument For Change

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Argument for Change Stacy Powell Kaplan University College Composition II Argument for Change "Rules in the healthcare setting are very important to ensure proper care of the people being treated there by the healthcare staff responsible for their well being while they are being treated. " Some people would argue that some of the rules set in a healthcare facility are ridiculous and refuse to follow them. Such as cell phone use or taking excessive smoking breaks or longer breaks than assigned. These rules are set to ensure the safety of the patients that live there. If someone is on their phone they tend to ignore call lights or other duties they are supposed to attend to. Excessive breaks can lead to tension with co-workers…show more content…
Some people would argue that there is not point in some of these rules. For example someone may not understand why materials are not supposed to be stored within 18 inches of the ceiling. This rule is in place because the sprinkler systems that are installed for the fire regulations cannot reach within 18 inches from the ceiling therefore they cannot put out a fire completely if things stored above that 18 inch mark. Rules for blocking doors also pertain to fire regulations. Blocking doors can interfere with people escaping a fire zone to safety. Putting things in the way of certain doors closing can interfere with fire containment and in doing such can put more people in harms way. These are all rules that people do not understand and therefore argue with if it is not explained to them or not enforced properly. There are also rules for people to have TB tests done frequently. This ensures that new employees in a healthcare facility do not bring in the disease to pass on to the patients that are more susceptible to it. There are some people that need this explained to them or they would argue that the test is pointless if they do not have any of the symptoms. TB lays dormant and can become active at anytime without someone knowing that it is there, then making it contagious to anyone that is around when they coughed, sneezed or even just breathed on. Explaining this to people that argue usually end the
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