What is the calculated TWA? What would you tell plant management in terms of exposure to acetone and compliance with the PEL?

1) You are an industrial hygienist conducting personal sampling on a worker who is overseeing a production process involving use of acetone (Note: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has established a Permissible Exposure Limit of 1000 parts per million (ppm) of acetone). You are able to measure the following exposures:

700 ppm for 3 hours

1300 ppm for 2 hours

900 ppm for 3 hours

What is the calculated TWA? What would you tell plant management in terms of exposure to acetone and compliance with the PEL?

 

2) Please solve the following problem, indicating your response on a Word document and submitting the document via File Upload.

 

Using the following formula, solve the problem below, and show your work.

TWA = CaTa + CbTb + … + CnTn

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TWA = Time-Weighted Average
Ca = Concentration of contaminant during the sampling period “a“
Ta = Time of sampling period “a“
Cb = Concentration of contaminant during the sampling period “
Tb = Time of sampling period “b“
Cn = Concentration of contaminant during the sampling period “n“, where “n” is the last of a series of contaminants
Tn = Time of sampling period “n“

 

Note: All concentrations are in parts contaminant per million parts of air or milligrams of contaminant per cubic meter of air.

Air Sampling Problem: You are an industrial hygienist that is conducting personal sampling on a worker who is overseeing a production process involving use of toluene (Note: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has established a Permissible Exposure Limit of 200 parts per million (ppm)). You are able to measure the following exposures:

500 ppm for 1 hour

100 ppm for 4 hours

225 ppm for 3 hours

What is the calculated TWA? What would you tell plant management in terms of exposure to toluene and compliance with the PEL?

What is HIT and EMR ? Why was HIT and EMR created?

Assignment #4:  Roots of Organizational Policy

 

The Comprehensive Final Project (Assignment #4) has been designed for the student to identify federal and state policy roots in a specific health services organization. Each student will select a specific management area for a specific organization. The student will identify a health services setting where they have access to the policy manual (or a sample policy manual). The setting may include a single location or an organization with many types of services and many service delivery settings. Select one of the following health management areas where you will map out and describe four (4) organizational policies (four separate policies, or MAJOR parts of a comprehensive policy – for example, HR Policy covering all aspects of HR in the organization) linked to federal or state legislative mandates:

Health Information Technology and EMR

1) 
What is HIT and EMR
a) 
Why was HIT and EMR created?
b) 
Who is affected by the law?
c) 
Who is responsible for implementing the policy?
2) 
Name the federal legislative roots for each policy by name and statute and any industry best 
practices
a) 
Give an example of the legislative policy can be used
b) 
Discuss if the law outlines how an organizational implements the policy
3) 
Discuss any pending changes to the federal legislation
a) 
Also discuss if the any states have taken the 
initiative
 to implement any aIDitional laws
4) 
Discuss Stratis Health performance metrics or your suggested performance metrics
a) 
Who will monitor the success of the policy?
b) 
How the success be determined?
5) 
Describe your assessment of the policy and associated performance metric’s (if they have one) adequacy in aIDressing the legislation
a) 
Give an example of performance metric

Prepare a PowerPoint presentation with no more than 20 content slides (students may utilize the Notes feature to provide aIDitional context, if needed). A cover and reference slide must be provided (these do not count towards the maximum slides). Draw on what you have learned throughout the class to provide: a summary of each organizational policy, the federal/state legislative roots for each policy (by name and statute) and any industry best practices, any pending changes to the federal/state legislation, the organization’s or your suggested performance metrics – how will monitor success of the policy, and your assessment of the policy and associated performance metric’s (if they have one) adequacy in aIDressing the legislation. A preliminary outline using word processing software (e.g., Microsoft Word) must be posted by Sunday of Week Seven in a dedicated conference in LEO for both instructor and peer review.

 

NOTE: the four policies you choose should aIDress, either directly or indirectly, four federal or state legislations, or four aspects/provisions of one overall federal or state legislation

 

A good approach to the final project would be to allocate 5 slides to each of the 4 policies, each slide aIDressing one of the 5 bolded topics above for each policy. For example, title slide, then 5 slides on policy one (one slide for each of the bolded topics above), 5 slides on policy two…… and then a resources slide.

In each of the following passages, a general value assumption must be aIDed as an extra premise to make the argument valid. Supply the unstated assumption.

Value Assumption Exercises Chapter 6

In each of the following passages, a general value assumption must be aIDed as an extra premise to make the argument valid. Supply the unstated assumption.

Example:

Mrs. Montez’s new refrigerator was delivered yesterday, and it stopped working altogether. She has followed the directions carefully but still can’t make it work. The people she bought it from should either come out and make it work or replace it with another one.

Assumption:

People should make certain that the things they sell are in proper working order.
1. After borrowing Morey’s car, Leo had an accident and crumpled a fender. So, Leo ought to pay whatever expenses were involved in getting Morey’s car fixed.

Assumption: Morey should never loan anyone his car from the first place .

When Sarah bought the lawn mower from Jean, she promised to pay another fifty dollars on the first of the month. Since it is now the first, Sarah should pay Jean the money.

Assumption: She shouldn’t made her promised from the first place .

Kevin worked on his sister’s car all weekend. The least she could do is let him borrow the car for his job interview next Thursday.

Assumption: He will return back the car to his sister .

Harold is obligated to supply ten cords of firewood to the lodge by the beginning of October, since he signed a contract guaranteeing delivery of the wood by that date.

Assumption: He might be able to complete the task .
Since it was revealed yesterday on the news that Mayor Smith has been taking bribes, he should step down any day now.

Assumption: He will turn in his resignation letter .

As a political candidate, Havenhurst promised to put an end to crime in the inner city. Now that he is in office, we would like to see results.

Assumption: He might do what he had promised before he is in office .

Since he has committed his third felony, he should automatically go to prison for twenty-five years.

Assumption: He will hard a tough time of finding himself a job .

Laura’s priest has advised Laura and her husband not to sign up for the in vitro fertilization program at the hospital because such treatments are unnatural.

Assumption: Laura and her husband will seek for surrogacy.

Ali has been working overtime a lot lately, so he should receive a bonus. Assumption: He might get promote to a high level .
It is true there are more voters in the northern part of the state. But that shouldn’t allow the north to dictate the south.

Assumption: More voters are in the northern than in the south .

Determine three roles that interest groups play in American politics in terms of impacting election outcomes.

Determine three roles that interest groups play in American politics in terms of impacting election outcomes.

€¢ Describe key elements of the role that Congress plays within the U.S. federal system, with particular focus on Congress’ ability to reflect the will of the people. Support your argument with at least two concrete examples.

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€¢ Give a brief explanation the roles of the various IT staff below and determine which role best suites you. Explain your rationale (why you would be good in that particular role).

? They System Analyst
? The Programmer
? The Database Administrator
? The Network Administrator
? The Telecommunications Specialist
? Other IT Staff (web masters and web developers)

€¢ Analyze the guidelines for evaluating IT effectiveness and make at least two recommendations for improvement. Explain your rationale.

€¢ Use the Internet to research a new or emerging technology directly applicable to health care management. Discuss how the technology you researched might assist a strategic initiative of a provider or payer organizations.

€¢ Discuss how lessons learned from the case studies attached can be applied to the health care industry. Provide specific examples to support your response.

 

 

 

Specify the key steps that healthcare managers should follow in preparing their organizations for a potential bio-terrorism attack.

According to the Department of Health and Human Services (2002), the nation’s capacity to respond to bioterrorism depends largely on the ability of clinicians and public health officials to detect, manage, and effectively communicate in advance of and during a bioterrorism event.

Prepare a narrated presentation, using PowerPoint or other similar software, detailing a bioterrorism-related issue, analyzing the threat(s) that the bioterrorism-related issue poses.

In preparation for your presentation, research and review at least one (1) healthcare facility’s preparedness plan. Note: A video to help students record narration for the PowerPoint presentation is available in the course shell.

Prepare a twenty (20) slide presentation in which you:

  1. Specify the key steps that healthcare managers should follow in preparing their organizations for a potential bioterrorism attack.
  2. Outline at least two (2) possible early detection and surveillance strategies, and investigate the main ways those strategies may prompt timely interventions to effectively treat and diminish the impact of a bioterrorism threat.
  3. Evaluate the specific preparation steps in the preparedness plan of a healthcare facility of your choosing.
  4. Suggest at least one (1) possible improvement to promote early detection and enhanced surveillance.
  5. Use at least four (4) recent (within the last five [5] years), quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Apply decision making models to aIDress difficult management situations.
  • Develop policies that ensure compliance of healthcare delivery systems with current legislation.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in Health Care Operations Management.

health disparities in mental health

health disparities in mental health

1.Identify the issue of most concern and describe why it is of concern to you. Use specific examples from your personal or professional experience to illustrate how this issue is of primary concern.

Goal: Convince the reader that it is imperative to pay attention to your concern.

My reason for choosing this is€¦
The issue that is of most concern to me is the disparity that exists where the mentally ill population isn’t receiving adequate healthcare services. My reason for choosing this topic as most concerning to me is quite personal as my mother has paranoid schizophrenia and I have seen first-hand how this disparity can, not only effect the person suffering from this terrible disease, but the entire family.
-This will need expanded on€¦
2.Identify your 2 questions about the issue and discuss supporting data of what is known related to your questions.

a. What is the history of healthcare relating to people with a mental illness and how did it get to where it is today?*

b. Is there empirical evidence that shows where we are falling short in providing resources for this population to receive adequate healthcare?*

Goal: Convince the reader that you have a good grasp of what is known about the issue.

3.Describe how healthcare reform, specifically the Affordable Care Act, will aIDress your concern. What does the ANA propose related to your concern and how is this aIDressed in the reform? Use credible references and resources to develop your essay. Draw on the required and recommended readings as they relate to your selected concern.
Goal: Convince the reader that you have a good understanding of the literature including ANA’s position related to your selected concern and a good understanding of the current state of healthcare reform.