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Case Studies HCS/449 Version 6 1 University of Phoenix Material Case Studies Select one of the following case studies to analyze in your Week Five assignment. Case Study 1: Night Supervisor At 1:45 a.m., Jimmy, the night supervisor at a local nursing home, is informed by police that the nursing home needs to evacuate due to a cresting river nearby. The river is scheduled to crest by 5:00 a.m. Jimmy has 60 patients in need of relocation. He only needs beds and furniture for a short period of time. The weather service has estimated that the evacuation will need to last for 24 to 36 hours. There is a regional hospital nearby, but it is undergoing remodeling. Jimmy calls the head RN at that hospital and finds that they have 54 beds open, but many are in a wing that was just repainted. Jimmy needs to make a decision quickly. What should the night supervisor do in this situation? What procedures are in place? Case Study 2: Risk Management Tracy is the risk manager at ABC Medical Center, a 300-bed urban teaching facility. One morning,

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