Discussion 4



Name the fluid portion of the whole blood. What constitutes the formed elements of blood? List the granulocytic and a granulocytic   leucocyte. Discuss the destruction of red blood cells in the body. Identify the two basic coagulation steps.


Compose 400 words or more discussion to respond the following:

nursing practice

nursing practice

How has nursing practice evolved over time? Discuss the key leaders and historical events that have influenced the advancement of nursing, nursing education, and nursing roles that are now part of the contemporary nursing profession.


In 150 to 200 words. Include 2 references

sociological culture

sociological imagination

This discussion aims to make you use your sociological imagination to understand cultural differences and to help you identify the cultural components and processes that result in different worldviews. This assignment requires applications of sociological concepts from culture and socialization.



You need to use your sociological imagination to understand the culture and socialization depicted in the above cartoon. Read chapters 3 and 5 on Culture and Socialization as well as the course modules and start a discussion by writing answers to the following questions:

What is the point of disagreement between the two women; why do they have differences of opinions, and what is it that they both agree on


Discussion should apply sociological concepts such as norms, values, beliefs, ethnocentrism, cultural relativism, agents of socialization, gender socialization, etc.


Reply to a minimum of 2 classmates with additional information, terms, theoretical perspectives, follow-up questions, and authentic discussion interactions. Also, respond to others who have responded to you. Lackadaisical responses and disrespectful comments will not be accepted.

health care legislation

Research on health care legislation

Research health care legislation that is being considered in your state.

  • What impact might this legislation have on your future practice?
  • What impact does it have on the collective practice of nurses in your state?
  • How do you envision yourself potentially becoming involved in political advocacy for the profession in your future practice?




  • Provide a specific example of the interviewing technique.
    • For example, if you would use an empathetic statement or an open-ended question to elicit information, provide a specific example of the statement or question that you would use.
  • Explain why you would use this technique.

Managed Health Care Quality

Managed Health Care Quality

address the following regarding the emerging managed healthcare delivery model Patient-Centered Medical Homes:

  • Include an Abstract, which is a synopsis of the overall piece of work
  • Managed Health Care Quality – Address what the emerging managed healthcare delivery model Patient-Centered Medical Homes has done to improve the quality of care.
  • Cost Containment – Describe how the emerging managed healthcare delivery model Patient-Centered Medical Homes has striven to contain the costs.
  • Provider Contracting and Payments – Identify healthcare providers’ contracts and payment methods in the emerging managed healthcare delivery model Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • Effects on Medicare and Medicaid – Summarize the impacts of the emerging managed healthcare delivery model Patient-Centered Medical Homes on both Medicare and Medicaid.
  • The      Emerging Role of Government Regulations – Examine the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) policies in relation to the emerging managed healthcare delivery model Patient-Centered Medical Homes.


  • In 10 to 15 pages,
  • – Include three suggestions for improvement in relation to quality and cost.
  • Must use at least ten scholarly, peer-reviewed, and/or other credible sources published in the past five years in APA style, including the five discussed in your previously submitted annotated bibliography for “Managed Care Delivery.”

Teaching To Strength

Teaching To Strength

In this week’s media segment, Janis  Keyser, Early Childhood Educator, explains how the “teaching to  strength” approach is affirming and motivating for children. Rather than  focusing on “fixing” areas of weakness, “teaching to strength”  emphasizes building on and shaping positive traits, instilling a  positive attitude to learning, and expanding children’s areas of  expertise. Through this approach, early childhood professionals become  keenly aware of the particular characteristics and preferences of the  children with whom they work.

Reflect on the following:


At least two pages!


Public Speaking

Please watch the following informative speech (this is not a classmate, just a YouTube video):

After viewing,

please answer the following questions


in 150-200 words with at least 2 APA citations (Example, 2019, p. 18):  (read chapter 5 and 6 use as reference)

Survey Of US History II

Survey Of US History II

While we are aware that the industrial growth of the United States at the end of the Nineteenth and the beginning of the Twentieth Centuries led to the nation becoming an economic world superpower, it came at many costs.  These cost not only had an impact on the people back then, but continue impacting you today.


Be sure to use evidence in your descriptions and in support of your evaluation.

Air pollution, Depletion of Natural Resources, Growing income inequality, water pollution, worsening working conditions.


methodologies research

Research methods used frequently in nursing can be classified in different ways. Discuss the classification of research methodologies used in nursing research.


Please include 400 words in your initial post and 2 scholarly reference.