As the ACNPC-AG for the hospitalist service at Downtown
Hospital, you carefully craft each admission note to maintain
compliance with documentation requirements. Discuss
documentation as it relates to reimbursement.
Reimbursement from insurance compa
Running Head: NURSING COMPETENCIES COMPARISON
Nursing Competencies Comparison
Grand Canyon University NUR-658
May 18, 2016
NURSING COMPETENCIES COMPARISON
When one starts reading the definitions and scope of practice for Adult-Gerontolog
Create and submit a copy of your CV to include the following:
Section A: Professional Documentation
Utilize a professional format/template to complete your CV and
include the following: (Mandatory)
Consider the value of a comprehensive electronic medical record
(EMR). How could the EMR be of value on a facility versus a
state or national level? What kinds of barriers to widespread use
of an EMR are present today?
It took longer for my older hos
The prospective payment system (PPS) provides reimbursement
based upon the patient diagnosis. When there are complications
during the patient's stay that are considered preventable,
hospitals are no longer reimbursed for increased length of stay
You are paged to the ED to admit an elderly female with
suspected sepsis. She was brought to the ED at the instruction
of the charge nurse at the long-term care facility where she
resides. On presentation she has altered level of consciousness,
Discuss the implications of the expanded scope of practice for
the nurse practitioner compared to that of the registered nurse.
When the Affordable Care act was created, it opened the door for the possibility of nurse
practitioners being primary care
You will be rounding with the neurosurgeon after lunch and see
five patients in the neuro step-down unit in the morning to
prepare for the surgeon's rounds when he finishes surgery after
noon. Once a.m. surgery is complete, you make rounds together
Discuss the potential causes of medication errors during patient
transfers and ways the process of medication reconciliation
should alleviate this problem.
I think one of the most egregious errors that I have experienced
on a weekly basis at my hospi
Log in to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
website (https:/learner.mlnlms.com/Default.aspx) using the
same login credentials you used to establish your account for the
previous Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services online
Create a free registry on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Services website ( https:/learner.mlnlms.com/Default.aspx).
Following registration, select "Web-Based Training Courses."
Select "Diagnosis Coding: Using the ICD-10-CM."
Complete the "Diagnosi
Develop a consultation report for Patient 3 and Patient 4 from
"Case Study Patients."
Chose a relevant specialty and develop this consultation report
as if you were a specialist called in for a consult. For each
patient, use the "Consultation Note."
Create a table differentiating the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care
Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse
In a 750-1,000 word paper, describe how you perceive the
differences between the specific competencies f