Post on or before Day 3 an explanation of your observations of the client William in Thompson Family Case Study, including behaviors that align to the PTSD criteria in DSM-5. Then, explain therapeutic approaches you might use with this client, including psychotropic medications if appropriate. Finally, explain expected outcomes for the client based on these therapeutic approaches. Support your approach with evidence-based literature. 

it is estimated that more than 6% of the U.S. population will experience posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in their lifetime (National Center for PTSD, 2010). This debilitating disorder often interferes with an individual’s ability to function in daily life. Common symptoms of anxiousness and depression frequently lead to substance abuse issues and even physical ailments. For this Discussion, as you examine the Thompson Family Case Study in this week’s Learning Resources, consider how you might assess and treat clients presenting with PTSD.

Post on or before Day 3 an explanation of your observations of the client William in Thompson Family Case Study, including behaviors that align to the PTSD criteria in DSM-5. Then, explain therapeutic approaches you might use with this client, including psychotropic medications if appropriate. Finally, explain expected outcomes for the client based on these therapeutic approaches. Support your approach with evidence-based literature.

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Complete the StrengthsFinder assessment instrument, per the instructions found in this Module’s Learning Resources.

Complete the StrengthsFinder assessment instrument, per the instructions found in this Module’s Learning Resources.

Please Note: This Assessment will take roughly 30 minutes to complete.

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  • Reflect on the results of your Assessment, and consider how the results relate to your leadership traits.

By Day 3 of Week 5

Post a brief description of your results from the StrengthsFinder assessment. Then, briefly describe two core values, two strengths, and two characteristics that you would like to strengthen based on the results of your StrengthsFinder assessment. Be specific.

The collection of data for scientific inquiry can be performed in a variety of methods. Would the administration of young blood to old mice be an example of an observational study or experimental based science? Explain your answer.

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questions

1- The collection of data for scientific inquiry can be performed in a variety of methods. Would the administration of young blood to old mice be an example of an observational study or experimental based science? Explain your answer.

2- We currently live in a world with a lot of media outlets providing lots of information in many different forms. It can be confusing as to whether these forms are from a trustworthy source, biased for various reasons, or trying to be an influential opinion piece.Evaluate the source of the young blood/mice source given the following criteria (make sure to add a statement as to whether you deem the source as valid or invalid):

3- • How to evaluate a source

4- •url and extension?

5- •Author?

6- •Contact info?

7- •Credentials

8- •References?

9- •Site appear professional?

10- •Purpose of the site?

11- •Biased?

3- Describe the details of the DESIGN of the mouse experiment that concluded that “young blood can reverse some signs of aging and improve cognitive abilities”. Not all of these factors may be specifically stated in the article. Please come up with possible answers when necessary (and state them as such). You’ll have to think and be creative (but not too creative :).

•Include the following factors:

•Independent and dependent variables

•Controlled experiment

•Controlled variable

•Control vs Experimental Groups

•Blind experimentation

Critical/Ethical Thinking Practice Scenario

Critical/Ethical Thinking Practice Scenario

Attention: The infection has spread!! Vaccines are now available!!

Vaccinations are now available to protect people from the spread of this devastating, highly lethal disease. However, the supply is very limited. Your mission is to decide who will receive this life-saving vaccine. The individuals who do not receive the vaccine will most likely become infected and their survival chances are extremely slim. Of the ten people listed below, you may only save five. Who is going to receive the vaccine? Using the 8 Key Questions choose the five individuals you would save. Select the three most important questions which led you to your decision and explain how your decision was reached.

Individuals:

Doctor

Nurse

Elementary school teacher

College professor

Construction worker

Police officer

Mailman

Farmer

Religious leader

Journalist

Ethical and Critical Thinking Questions

Ethical and Critical Thinking Questions

Consider the case of Mary Mallon, aka Typhoid Mary. The issue you are exploring is her treatment by the state of New York and the public health department. Do you support her treatment and isolation throughout her life or do you not support her treatment and isolation? Think about the relevance of her case to society today.

1. Explain the ethical question and explain why it is a question that needs to be analyzed. Why is this specific question one that society must analyze? (minimum 2 paragraphs)

2. Using the 8 Key Questions, which ones do you find the most important when analyzing this particular question? Explain why you chose each question. Do not discuss all 8 questions, only discuss the ones that you feel are the most important to this issue. (minimum 2 paragraphs)

3. Discuss your viewpoint on this issue and how your answers to the 8 Key Questions influenced your thought. Be specific in your view. (minimum 2 paragraphs)

4. How have your life experiences influenced the formation of your viewpoint and your answers to the 8 Key Questions? Be specific. (minimum 2 paragraphs)

5. What factual evidence supports your viewpoint? Explain this evidence. (minimum 2 paragraphs)

6. Which stakeholders support your viewpoint and how do their answers to the 8 Key Questions influence their viewpoint? Explain their stake in this issue. (minimum 2 paragraphs)

7. If your viewpoint was accepted by society, what would be the implications and consequences (both good and bad) for each of the stakeholders and all of society? (minimum 2 paragraphs)

8. Describe viewpoint(s) on the issue that differ from yours. Explain the facts, stakeholders, and their responses to the 8 Key Questions that support the opposing viewpoint(s). Discuss the implications and consequences of each of the different viewpoints were accepted by society. (minimum 3 paragraphs)

Remember that a paragraph is defined as 5-7 relevant sentences.

You must have at least 4 references. These must be listed in a references page and identified through in-text citation in either APA or MLA format. 100 points.

The statement “The sum total of all environmental inter-relationships between an organism and the environment in which it lives,” defines a/an a. Habitat b. Ecosystem c. niche d. community

Discuss a Science Article about Microbial Growth and Metabolism? Remember a science article will have an introduction, material & methods section, conclusion and a summary. Science Articles are peer reviewed and do not include blogs. They are written by scientist working in that area of expertise. Be sure to create your discussion to meet all the grading criteria.

 

Use the internet to research and describe the four human disorders listed below.  For each disorder listed below, name the organelle that is not functioning properly; state the organelle’s normal function, and the symptoms of the disorder.

  • Zellweger Syndrome
  • Pearson Syndrome
  • PCD Syndrome
  • Gaucher Disease

 

Topic orphan drug

3 pages, APA format, references include

Defines the term orphan drug( what is it, why we use it). The issue of cost and access are good ones for ethical considerations. Are there any other ethical considerations associated with orphan drugs?Explain why it is a consideration.Has OBI-999 been used in patients? What is the primary treatment currently for pancreatic cancer?More information on current treatment would be nice to see.

 

Chapter one of almost every biology book discusses the characteristics of life.  Sometimes it is hard for students to grasp the meaning of the characteristics of life.  With this in mind, I would like for you to read chapter one and watch the BioNOW video titled, Characteristics of Life. After you have completed these tasks, answer the following questions so that I can assess your understanding of the concept and ensure that all misconceptions are addressed.

Prompt

Chapter one of almost every biology book discusses the characteristics of life.  Sometimes it is hard for students to grasp the meaning of the characteristics of life.  With this in mind, I would like for you to read chapter one and watch the BioNOW video titled, Characteristics of Life. After you have completed these tasks, answer the following questions so that I can assess your understanding of the concept and ensure that all misconceptions are addressed.

Questions:

What does it mean to be living?

How do you know if something is not living?

Does an organism have to reproduce to be alive?

How do all organisms other than plants gain their energy?

What are internal ways an organism responds to the environment?

Give an example of your body maintaining homeostasis. What would happen if it failed?

Why do organisms need to adapt?

Why is the current environment making it difficult for organisms to adapt?

Genetically modified food. Your daughter comes home from school a little perplexed.  In her home economics class, her teacher informed her that you have probably been feeding her genetically modified foods.  She did not fully understand what was meant by genetically modified food.

PowerPoint Presentation: Biology and Technology in the Real World  (100 points)

Course Outcomes Addressed:

  • recognize and explain how the scientific method is used to solve problems
  • make observations and discriminate between scientific and pseudoscientific explanations
  • weigh evidence and make decisions based on strengths and limitations of scientific knowledge and the scientific method
  • use knowledge of biological principles, the scientific method, and appropriate technologies to ask relevant questions, develop hypotheses, design and conduct experiments, interpret results, and draw conclusions

1. Select one of the five topics below.

a) Genetically modified food. Your daughter comes home from school a little perplexed.  In her home economics class, her teacher informed her that you have probably been feeding her genetically modified foods.  She did not fully understand what was meant by genetically modified food.  In an attempt to help her better understand, you prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which you:   1) Explain the purpose of genetically engineering crop plants.  2) Explain how genetically modified foods are created, using the central dogma of molecular biology in your explanation.   3) Name a variety of foods in your supermarket which are or contain genetically modified foods.  4) Explain whether genetically modified foods are safe for human consumption.  Support your answer.   5) List the types of regulations that exist for genetically modified foods. Support your answer.    6) Conclude with your opinion on whether genetically modified food should continue to be produced and consumed, based on information backed by reliable sources.

For help, you might search the Food and Drug Administration website.

b) Stem cells. Your friend suffered a spinal cord injury after a devastating car accident. The medical team has decided that your friend is a good candidate for a clinical trial using stem cell therapy.  Your friend has not taken a biology course since high school, so he asks you about stem cells.  In order to help your friend make an informed decision about whether to enter the trial for stem cell therapy, you prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which you:  1) Describe the biology of stem cells.   2) Describe how stem cells are unique from other cells.  3) Contrast the different types of stem cells.    4) List the pros and cons for each type of stem cell.   5) Explain how stems cells can be used to treat spinal cord injuries, including information from at least one research study or clinical trial.   6) Conclude with your opinion on whether your friend should enlist in the clinical trial based on information backed by reliable sources.

The following website from NIH regarding stem cell research will be very helpful: http://stemcells.nih.gov/index.asp

c)  Fracking (hydraulic fracturing) and tar sands (oil sands). With society’s dependence on nonrenewable fossil fuels, the oil and gas industry is turning more to the use of hydraulic fracturing and tar sands to extract natural gas and oil. Because you are such a conscientious biology student, a friend asks you, “What’s all this controversy in the news about fracking and tar sands?” Showcasing your knowledge on the topic, you prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which you:  1) Explain the process of hydraulic fracturing.   2) Explain the process of tar sands extractions.    3) Describe the environmental issues* that may result from hydraulic fracturing.   4) Describe the environmental issues* that may result from tar (oil) sands.        *Environmental issues that should be addressed involve water, air and soil pollution, with a special focus on global climate change; effects on human health; effects on other species and natural ecosystems.   5)  Explain why the environmental issues are controversial.    6) Conclude with your opinions on possible solutions to these environmental issues, with your solutions backed you information from reliable sources.

The following websites from EPA may be helpful: http://www2.epa.gov/hydraulicfracturing

d) Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) has been the most recent breakthrough discovery in bioengineering that enables scientists to edit DNA. Because you have studied biology in this course, you have volunteered at your niece’s Middle School Science Club to monitor a student debate about CRISPR. The students will be watching the following video before the discussion: https://www.com/watch?time_continue=252&v=2pp17E4E-O8 .  In order to further educate them on the CRISPR process, you prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which you:  1) Explain what “CRISPR” is.   2) Explain the role that Cas9 plays in the CRISPR process.   3) Explain how the CRISPR-Cas9 system snips and replaces any DNA sequence.   4) Explain how the CRISPR-Cas9 system differs from other gene editing tools.  5) List the potential benefits and drawbacks of gene editing. Include specific examples.  6) Conclude with your opinion on whether the inherent risks of modifying animal DNA is worth the reward, with your reasoning backed by information from reliable sources.

e) Vaccines. Your friend is worried about the many vaccines that his newborn son is scheduled to receive and asks you for advice since you are taking a biology course. In order to help him make an informed decision about whether to allow his son to be vaccinated, you prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which you:  1) Explain how vaccines work.  2) Briefly contrast the traditional methods used to create vaccines with more recently used biotechnology techniques.  3) List some of the diseases that babies and children in the USA are routinely vaccinated against.   4) Share how vaccinations have impacted the frequency of these diseases over the past 100 years.   5) List reasons why people are worried about allowing their children to be vaccinated, including any scientific evidence to support these concerns.  6) Conclude with advice to your friend regarding vaccinating his son, based on what you learned from reliable information sources.

2.  Find at least five articles related to one of the topics chosen from above (You can find assistance with searching for articles at the UMUC Library Subject Guides at http://libguides.umuc.edu/science), and then create a PowerPoint presentation according to the following criteria:   

Presentation Format (20 points) 

Presentation label (1.5): Label your presentation with your first and last name and your chosen topic (GM Foods, Stem Cells, Fracking/Tar Sands, CRISPR, or Vaccines).  For example:  Regina Miller – CRISPR;

Title slide (2.5): presentation title, name, course, instructor, due date

Presentation information slides (10): exactly 10 slides, not including title slide and reference slide(s);

Presentation font (3):  use 30-point font for ALL type on slides (except for references which are 10-point: see below)

Presentation creativity (3):  style, colors, and graphics will be considered

Presentation Content (60 points)

Presentation Introduction (Slides 1 & 2): Purpose (5):  state the purpose of the presentation according to the topic chosen including the scenario provided for your topic;  Background: (5) Provide a brief background on the topic chosen

Presentation Responses (Slides 3-10) Questions &. Support (40): respond to each of the five questions for the topic chosen supporting each with facts from reliable resource; Conclusion (10): Express personal conclusions based on facts from reliable resources

Presentation Grammar (5) spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and sentence structure

Presentation References (15 Points) see https://www.umuc.edu/library/libhow/apa_tutorial.cfm

References number – (10) Use at least 5 different references ** DO NOT USE WIKIPEDIA AS A REFERENCE **

Slide references (2.5): use 10-point font in bottom right-hand corner of slides

End references (2.5): use APA-formatting

NO REFERENCES = ZERO FOR THE ASSIGNMENT

What is an issue that may come up in your current (or goal) health care profession area that could involve an issue of opinion/fact?

Answer the following TWO questions in 300 words or less. You may choose to divide the questions into two responses or fold the two questions into one essay response. Cite both our text and the Frontline piece OR the NYT piece about supplements in your discussion. INCLUDE A REFERENCE LIST in APA format.

1.     1. What is your understanding of opinion and fact.  

-How are opinion and fact about supplements explored in the Frontline or NYT piece?
-Choose ONE of Ruggerio’s 6 Key Principles for Thinking and explore how the scientists look at the issues.

2.     Our skill sets as health professionals.
What is an issue that may come up in your current (or goal) health care profession area that could involve an issue of opinion/fact?
-How do your clients/patients/customers rely on your judgment?

One of the key principles for thinking https://platform.virdocs.com/r/s/0/doc/539114/sp/26921538/mi/98452097?cfi=%2F4%2F8

HCA 410 From the table above, what is the healthcare industry perspective on this topic/content area/change or issue? Look at the topic from a Cost, Quality, and Access point of view and then summarize the overall industry perspective, using each point of view, in 2-3 sentences below

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HCA 410

Term Paper Thought Worksheet

Student’s Name: ______________________________________

1. Identify the issue/problem topic category (choose one): (5 points)

Patient safety
Medical errors
Consumer satisfaction
Team dynamics

2. Identify the specific topic: (10 points)

3. Identify the corresponding textbook chapter(s) for background and possible intervention(s): (5 points)

4. In your own words, describe the issue or problem. The description should be a minimum of 3 sentences. (10 points)

5. How does this topic/content area/change impact the following major stakeholder groups? Fill in the table below. You can copy and paste the symbols [☺ ]. (30 points)

Stakeholder GroupOverall PerspectiveImpact on _____ from the specific stakeholder perspective
CostQualityAccess
Example:
Providers: Hospitals
Providers: Physicians
Consumers: Employers
Consumers: Patients
Third Party Payers (Insurers)
Government

6. From the table above, what is the healthcare industry perspective on this topic/content area/change or issue? Look at the topic from a Cost, Quality, and Access point of view and then summarize the overall industry perspective, using each point of view, in 2-3 sentences below. (20 points)

Point of ViewSummary
Cost
Quality
Access

7. List at least three sources of information for this topic that you read or reviewed to make your decisions in the table. List them below using the examples provided. You should list your text book as appropriate. Listing more quality sources is better, but limit to a maximum of five sources. (10 points)

Source:Citation:Reference:
Example:www.census.gov; or textbookCensus Bureau; or Continuous Quality Improvement in Health CareAccessed and retrieved Census data on March 1, 2014; or page 16, Table 3 in textbook
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

8. Discuss two solutions you would propose for the issue/problem you selected. (10 points)