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Describe how the QIF initiative can be incorporated to the organization’s overall strategic plan.

In Week 4, you identified some immediate areas of concern that you were able to effectively address. You must present the final phase of your improvement plan to your staff and upper-level management. You will create a presentation of 15-20 slides. Each slide will have 4-6 bullets and 100-150 words of speakers notes.  The presentation will address the following areas:
In preparation for the accreditation visit for AKT, choose 1 health care accrediting and credentialing organization.
Select a quality improvement focus (QIF) area to improve patient outcomes in beyond the 3 issues that you identified and addressed in Week 4.
Discuss the selected accreditation agency related to the QIF and why the organization is seeking this particular agency for credentialing.
As part of the quality improvement initiative, select 3-4 related accrediting standards that the organization will use as the basis for the quality improvement plan.
Provide a clear mission statement and set of 3-4 specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely (SMART) goals for the QIF initiative.
Using the online database provided the by the organization you selected conduct an analysis.
Provide general statistical data related to the QIF.
Discuss specific health care examples of local, state, and national policies that have been developed to improve this QIF based on evidence-based practice research.
What internal policies do you plan to implement based on evidence-based practice approaches to ensure your organization meets these standards?
Develop a plan that includes strategies for your facility to improve patient outcomes regarding the QIF.
Describe how the QIF initiative can be incorporated to the organization’s overall strategic plan.
Describe how you plan to evaluate the effectiveness of the initiative.
Each slide will have 4-6 bullets and 100-150 words of speaker’s notes and pictures.

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How do nerves and muscles interact?

Instructions For Anatomy Paper

Movement in the human body is possible due to specific interactions between the nervous, muscular and
skeletal systems.  For this paper, you will describe these interactions as your body goes through specific actions.

Scenario
You see a delicious cookie on the table in front of you.  You decide you will try one.  To do this you must:
1) Lift your arm directly in front of you to reach for the cookie – you produce movement at the shoulder
2) Grasp the cookie with your fingers and your thumb – you produce movements at the MP joints
3) Bring the cookie to your mouth – you produce movement at your elbow

Required Elements
The paper must have the following elements as you describe how getting this cookie to your mouth is possible:
1) APA Style: The paper should written in APA style, have an abstract, separate sections with headings, a
bibliography page & be properly sited. See link in blackboard for specifics

2) An Introduction: Introduce the topic by explaining the role each system plays in movement and how
these systems interact to produce movement in general (no specific movements here).  The introduction
should be a thorough discussion of the topic before you get specific.

3) Motor Pathway: The specific path the nerve signal travels through the brain, spinal cord and spinal
nerves so that the conscious thought that starts in the brain “I will pick up the cookie” reaches the
muscles and causes movement at the joint. (The motor pathway as discussed in class) – This is
described only once in general, NOT for each specific movement!

4) Nerve Physiology: The mechanism by which the nerve signal is initiated in the neuron, propagated down
the axon and passed to the muscles (Nerve physiology as discussed in class)

5) Muscle Physiology: The mechanism by which the muscles are stimulated by the nerve and then contract,
including sliding filament theory (Muscle Physiology as discussed in class).

6) Descriptions of the interaction between the nerves, muscles and bones for each movement: you should
describe specifically what happens when going through movements 1-3 above.  Be sure to:
a. Name the movements that occur at the joints (flexion, elevation, extension abduction etc.).
b. Name the specific nerves that stimulate the specific muscles to pull the specific bones to produce
movements you identified at the joint.
c. DO NOT LIST the bones, joints, muscles, and nerves!  Name them as you describe what is
happening – how they are interacting with each other to produce movement.  See example below

Example:  “ There are many motor and sensory neurological pathways that combine the CNS and
PNS. In this example, in order to move any muscle or coordinate any muscle group the following neuropathway
is utilized by the nervous system……”.

“Each nerve cell conducts impulses through the following physiological processes…(elaborate in
detail)”

“At each neuromuscular junction the following occurs……(elaborate in detail)”

“each muscle contraction involves individual muscle fibers and their sarcomeres undergoing the
contraction cycle…which in includes…(elaborate in detail)”
“ To kick a ball requires flexion, followed by rapid extension at the knee.  The knee is a hinge joint
formed by articulation between the medial and lateral condyles of both the femur and tibia.  To flex the knee,
nerve impulses exit the spinal cord via the sacral plexus (L1 to S3) and travel down the tibial part of the sciatic
nerve.  The sciatic nerve synapses with the three muscles of the hamstrings, stimulating contraction in these
muscles.  The semimembranosus, semitendinosus and biceps femoris make up the hamstrings on the posterior
side of the thigh.  When these three muscles contract, they work together to pull the tibia and fibula back and up
toward the posterior side of the femur.  This action flexes the knee, causing the condyles’ of the tibia to glide
back and upward along the condyles’ of the femur, decreasing the angle of the knee joint, and bringing the tibia
and fibula closer to the femur at the back of the thigh.  Then, to kick the ball requires you to swing the lower leg
forward by extending the knee.  To extend the knee…

This is the rubric that will be used to score your paper.  Examine it closely to make sure you are including all
required aspects of the paper.

Rubric – Final Anatomy Paper ____ Thorough introduction pertaining to how movement is produced in the body in general, College level writing in paper (5pts)
____ Description of a general motor pathway through brain and spinal cord – thorough and correct (10 pts)
____ Nerve Physiology: (20 pts)
1. How Impulse is initiated – thorough & correct
2. How Impulse is propagated – thorough & correct
3. How impulse is transmitted – thorough & correct
____ Muscle Physiology: (20 pts)
1. How muscle  is stimulated – thorough & correct
2. How stimulus causes contraction – thorough & correct
3. Contraction – Sliding filament theory – thorough & correct
____ Reach for cookie: (15 pts)
1. Movement at shoulder joint identified correctly
2. Nerves, muscles, and bones needed for the movement identified correctly
3. Description of the interaction needed for the movement thorough and correct
____ Grasp cookie: (15 pts)
1. Movement at the metacarpophalangeal joints of fingers & carpometacarpal joint of thumb identified correctly
2. Nerves, muscles, and bones needed for the movement identified correctly
3. Description of the interaction needed for the movement thorough and correct
____ Bring Cookie to mouth: (15pts)
1.  Movement at elbow joint identified correctly
2. Nerves, muscles, and bones needed for the movement identified correctly
3. Description of the interaction needed for the movement thorough and correct
List of Do’s and Don’ts for the Paper
Do’s Don’ts
• Do use the rubric to verify that you have included
all required components of the paper
• Don’t lose points by leaving something out! If it
is not there, I can’t give you points.
• Do look up and verify that you are identifying the
motion at the joint correctly for the action you are
trying to complete.
• Example: What does flexion of the knee look
like? Is that the motion you make to sit down on a
bus? Verify!
• Don’t get the motions at the joint wrong. If the
motion is wrong than all the muscles and nerves
will be wrong too
• Do look up which muscles produce the movement
you have identified at the joint
• Do look up the which nerves stimulate the
muscles you have identified for that movement
• Don’t guess at the nerves and muscles needed to
produce the specific movements you have
identified – use your resources! You may need to
name some structures that were not studied in
class.
• Do write a specific description of interactions that
occur between the specific nerves, muscle and
bones when describing the motion at a joint!
How do nerves and muscles interact?
How do muscles and bones interact?
What is the role of each in movement?
Example of what to DO:
“To flex the knee, a nerve impulse passes from the
sciatic nerve to stimulate the three muscles of the
hamstrings, the semimembranosus,
semitendinosus and the biceps femoris, causing
them to contract. When these muscles contract,
they pull the tibia and fibula back and up toward
the posterior side of the femur, causing flexion at
the join.t….”
See full example of kicking a ball on instructions!
• Don’t create a list the muscles, bones and nerves
involved in a motion and think that you are done!
That is only a rough organization of the facts you
need to write a description of the interaction
between these structures. Example of what NOT
to do:
“To flex the knee involves the 3 hamstrings – the
semitendinosus, semimembranosus and biceps
femoris, the tibia, fibula and femur, and the
sciatic nerve.”
• Don’t describe the anatomy in place of how these
structures interact…. If you describe how the
knee is put together and how the muscles
attach… great… then describe how they interact.
• Do be descriptive and specific in how the bones
move at the joint – use directional terms to
distinguish between flexion, extension adduction.
Example: …the hamstrings pull the tibia and
fibula back and up toward the posterior side of
the femur, causing the medial and lateral
condyles of the tibia to glide back and up on the
condyles of the femur, flexing the knee joint….”
• Don’t just list the bones that are pulled to
describe how to “flex the knee” – explain how
they are pulled
• Don’t say the bones “flex” or “extend” the
movement occurs at the joint. A bone that flexes
or extends might snap.
• Don’t restate the movement at the joint to
describe how the bones are moved by the muscles
• Do verify that the motor pathway is complete and
correct.
• Do verify that the mechanisms for nerve and
muscle physiology is complete and correct
• Don’t leave sections out – verify accuracy
• Do follow APA style – look it up and ask
questions
• Don’t omit citations

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What is evidence-based practice?

Based on your review of the data, you have identified 3 key areas of concern that you would like to address as part of the quality improvement initiative. If not addressed, these areas of concern may affect the organizations accreditation and/or profitability:
Patients are having to wait for extended periods of time in the emergency room (ER).
AKT is not implementing effective capacity management strategies for the resources that are currently available.
There are a high number of readmissions due to patients being discharged too early.
You decide to work with staff and management to develop and implement new policies that are grounded in evidence-based practice (EBP). To communicate the new policies with the staff, you will write a 2-page memo addressing the areas of concern and the new EBP policies that now be in place. In the memo, address the following:
Discuss the 3 areas of concern and how these can affect accreditation and/or financial status of the organization.
What is evidence-based practice?
How can evidence-based practice approaches be used to improve health care outcomes?
A set of new policies and procedures that includes 2-3 strategies based on EBP approaches for each area of concern that will be effective immediately
The memo should cite specific examples from the research reviewed regarding EBP approaches to resolving the issues.

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In a short paragraph describe one condition or disease that affect the central Nervous System and a short description of it treatment option.

In a short paragraph describe one condition or disease that affect the central Nervous System and a short description of it treatment option.

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Explain the anatomical concepts associated with the peripheral nervous system. 

Directions:
After reviewing and studying this module’s content, answer the following 5 questions. Be sure to complete all lab activities and attend/watch all live lectures before completing this assignment. All of your answers should be written in your own words, using full sentences, correct terminology, and proper spelling and grammar.
Explain the anatomical concepts associated with the peripheral nervous system. Summarize this module’s key points in 5-6 sentences.
Explain the physiological concepts associated with the peripheral nervous system. Summarize this module’s key points in 5-6 sentences.
How will you apply the concepts you have learned about the peripheral nervous system in real life and in your future career?
Which topic within this module has been the most valuable to your learning experience and why?
Which topic(s) within this module did you struggle to understand and why?
(Optional) Do you have any suggestions for your instructor on how they could help you connect with the difficult topics you’ve noted?

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Describe how the parasympathetic nervous system influences one function in your body.

Directions:
The Autonomic Nervous System can be challenging to understand because it is connected to virtually every body function in opposite ways. We are going to explore the physiology of the ANS in this discussion by looking at specific examples of how it works.
Initial post:  For your first discussion post, describe how the parasympathetic nervous system influences one function in your body. For example, the parasympathetic nervous system causes decreased blood pressure. If you chose this body function, you would describe the physiology behind the decreased blood pressure. How does it happen? What occurs in the heart/blood vessels? Which scenarios or external factors would cause the parasympathetic nervous system to activate this response?

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What is epimysium, perimysium, and endomysium?

1.- Please name the characteristics of the three types of muscles.
2.- Please explain the following characteristics in a muscle: Excitability, Contractility, Extensibility, Elasticity.
3.- What is epimysium, perimysium, and endomysium?
4.- a) Please explain what is sarcomere?
b) Thin filaments contain: __________________________________
5.- Please explain the sliding – filament theory.
6.- a) Why are important the intercalated discs or Gap junctions in the myocardium?
b) Please explain the blood flow through the heart and the lungs, naming all the structures.
7.- a) Why are important the Sinoatrial node (SA), and the Atrioventricular node (AV)?
b) What means systole and diastole in cardiac cycle?
8.- Please explain the following concepts: automaticity, cardiac output, stroke volume, and ejection fraction.
9.- a) Please name the branches of the aortic arch.
b) Please name the branches of the celiac trunk.
10.- a) Please name the parts of the aorta.
b) Please name the blood vessels that bring blood to the liver.

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Can you suggest some changes in the way the agency collects data that would enhance their research opportunities?

Consider your current or past human services job or fieldwork placement site. What kinds of data have been available to you? How reliable and valid is the data? What are some specific research questions you could explore with that data? (identify at least 3) Can you suggest some changes in the way the agency collects data that would enhance their research opportunities?
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Which anatomical parts of the *spinal cord* — spinal cord region, roots, horns, rami —  are used during the sensory and motor portions of the reflex arc (in order)?

QUESTIONS:
A.  (12 points)
Explain the anatomy of the ‘knee jerk’ (or patellar) *reflex* caused by tapping the patellar tendon below the right knee, including the parts of the nervous system that respond to the sensory input and cause the motor output. You may do this in list form.
Address the following:
Which anatomical parts of the *spinal cord* — spinal cord region, roots, horns, rami —  are used during the sensory and motor portions of the reflex arc (in order)?
Which specific plexus, nerve(s), and muscle(s) are used in the sensory and motor activity?
Although the brain is not involved in producing the motor response, which part of the *brain* is activated so that the person becomes AWARE that the knee was stimulated?
B. (8 points)
List the structures involved in taking blood from the left atrium, through relevant heart structures and delivering the blood to the capillaries of the myocardium of the anterior wall of the left ventricle, then back to the right atrium.
Include all relevant heart valves, chambers and major vessels.
left atrium
1.  ________________________________________
2.  ________________________________________
3.  ________________________________________
4.  ________________________________________
5.  ________________________________________
6.  ________________________________________
myocardial capillaries in anterior left ventricle wall
7.  ________________________________________
8.  ________________________________________
right atrium

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Are the recommendations appropriate for your lifestyle and level of activity?

The term “diet” has multiple meanings, and the biological definition is different from the common social definition.  This week you will assess what “diet” means and evaluate your own daily food/drink intake.

First, define the term diet, and then give a brief description of your typical daily diet.
How does your diet stack up against the current recommendations for healthy eating (total calories, % calories from fat, servings of fruits & vegetables, vitamins & minerals, etc.)?
Are the recommendations appropriate for your lifestyle and level of activity?
What foods would you like to add/eliminate or increase/decrease in your diet to improve your nutrition?
Why did you choose those foods?