week 1

National polls are often conducted by asking the opinions of a few thousand adults nationwide and using them to infer the opinions of all adults in the nation.  Explain who is in the sample and who is in the population for such polls.  Please use a poll from a newspaper, TV, a magazine, or from the Internet  (Chapter 8).

You may use the information in the textbook or cite a source.

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What is included on an APA reference?  What are in-text citations?  Find an article with data, research and/or statistics related to healthcare administration.  (could be any topic.. e,g diabetes data, heart disease, quality assurance, insurance rates etc)  Write a sentence in your own words that reflect the research you just read.  At the end of your sentence properly cite the reference (the article).   Include the reference on your reference page at the end of the assignment.   When should you use direct quotes? How often should they be used? How will these areas help you with writing research papers and projects?

Next – Find a research article that is related to the health care field (you must use the Keiser online Library). Provide a brief summary of the research article you have found, and upload a copy of the article to this board. As everyone uploads their article, take a look at them and discuss how they are similar to each other and how they are different. Can you determine the funding for the research?

Article:

The Lupus Encyclopedia

A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families

Donald E. Thomas Jr., M.D., FACP, FACR

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week 1

Your project this week is to discuss the following case. Make an initial post that answers the questions. Respond to ONE student’s post.

Be sure to read the entire assignment carefully before answering the questions: 

Case 1: Read the case, “Nursing Facilities Case: Mary” on pages 115-116 of the text. Discuss your thoughts, and answer the following questions while using your text to back up your answers. You must cite and reference using APA 6 ed format:

  • Should Mary’s family members authorize the double hip replacement?
  • What factors should be considered?
  • Who else, if anyone, should be considered?
  • What are the implications of that decision on the parties involved: Mary, her children, the facility staff?

To begin discussing in this forum, click the forum title, “Week 1 Project”. Then, click Create Thread on the Action Bar to post your initial reply. To reply to a fellow participant, click the title of the initial post, then click Reply.

Grading Criteria: 

Initial Post: Original, thorough, on topic, cited and referenced properly using APA 6th edition. The post is cited and referenced. = 60 points 

Spelling, Grammar, Writing: Posts are free of errors and demonstrate university level writing using standard American English = 10 points 

Response Post: Response to ONE student is thorough, on topic, substantive and demonstrates you have read the post of the student you are responding to = 30 points 

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Week 1

Company will be Ethicon

Research the elements and core disciplines of lean manufacturing and services as it relates to your organization, or one with which you are familiar.

Write a 900- to 1,050-word paper in which you address the following points:

  • Describe briefly at least three core elements of lean.
  • Identify which elements are required for your selected organization to move towards a lean environment.
  • Describe your selected organization’s vision.
  • Describe how your selected organization’s vision supports lean. If the organization’s vision does not support lean, re-write it so that it does and describe how your new version of the vision supports lean.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Answer the questions below min 300 words each

What is your organization’s vision? Is your organization utilizing any lean enterprise principles to achieve its vision? How has this been effective?

Where is your organization in the evolution of a Lean Enterprise? What technology drivers influence the evolution to lean enterprise? What changes have influenced your organization? How has your organization responded to these changes?

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