Hi Ultimate Writer,
Can you help me with my homework.
5 pages, APA, use Rubric 1-6 and Friedman Family Assessment-1-17 short answers, and choose 1 from family structure and 1 from family function. Family theorist is Murary Bowen or one you choose. Thanks.
***Paper length four-five pages (***excluding title and reference pages, and appendices-as needed).
Scholarly Family Assessment Paper
1.Briefly introduce family & basic elements of assessment. Include family form & membership—i.e., who is in the family you are discussing, brief background
2.One type of Family Structure discussion
3.One type of Family Function discussion
4.ONE family theory (Include explanation of theory components and application to this family)
List theory used here ___________
6. Diagrams (3): Genogram, Ecomap, Attachment Diagram—must be labeled with any necessary key
7.Citations and References
8.Mechanics/Format/Level 1 headings/Overall impression
10.Grading Criteria (minus 5 pts if not included)
Total Points for Family Theory Project—Paper Component
Friedman Family Assessment—Short form
1. Family name
2. Address and phone
3. Family composition
4. Type of family form
5. Cultural (ethnic) background
6. Religious identification
7. Social class status
8. Family’s recreational or leisure-time activities
Developmental Stage and History of Family
9. Family’s present developmental stage
10. Extent of family developmental tasks fulfillment
11. Nuclear family history
12. History of family of origin of both parents
13. Characteristics of home
14. Characteristics of neighborhood and larger community
15. Family’s geographic mobility
16. Family’s associations and transactions with community
17. Family’s social support system or network
18. Communication patterns
Extent of functional and dysfunctional communication
(types of recurring patterns)
Extent of emotional (affective) messages and how expressed Characteristics of
communication within family subsystems Extent of congruent and incongruent messages
Types of dysfunctional communication processes seen in family Areas of open and
Familial and contextual variables affecting communication
19. Power structure Power outcomes
Variables affecting family power
Overall family system and subsystem power (Family power continuum placement)
20. Role structure
Formal role structure
Informal role structure
Analysis of role models (optional) Variables affecting role structure
21. Family values
Compare the family to American or family’s reference group values and/or identify
important family values and their importance (priority) in family.
Congruence between the family’s values and the family’s reference group or wider
Congruence between the family’s values and family member’s values Variables
influencing family values
Values consciously or unconsciously held
Presence of value conflicts in family
Effect of the above values and value conflicts on health status of family
22. Affective function
Family’s need–response patterns
Mutual nurturance, closeness, and identification Separateness and connectedness
23. Socialization function
Family child-rearing practices
Adaptability of child-rearing practices for family form and family’s situation
Who is (are) socializing agent(s) for child(ren)?
Value of children in family
Cultural beliefs that influence family’s child-rearing patterns
Social class influence on child-rearing patterns
Estimation about whether family is at risk for child-rearing problems and if so, indication
of high risk factors
Adequacy of home environment for children’s need to play
24. Health care function
Family’s health beliefs, values, and behavior
Family’s definitions of health–illness and their level of knowledge Family’s perceived
health status and illness susceptibility
Family’s dietary practices
Adequacy of family diet (recommended 3-day food history record) Function of mealtimes
and attitudes toward food and mealtimes Shopping (and its planning) practices
Person(s) responsible for planning, shopping, and preparation of meals Sleep and rest
Physical activity and recreation practices (not covered earlier)
Family’s drug habits
Family’s role in self-care practices
Medically based preventive measures (physicals, eye and hearing
tests, and immunizations)
Dental health practices
Family health history (both general and specific diseases— environmentally and
Health care services received
Feelings and perceptions regarding health services
Emergency health services
Source of payments for health and other services
Logistics of receiving care
Family Stress and Coping
25. Short- and long-term familial stressors and strengths
26. Extent of family’s ability to respond, based on objective
appraisal of stress-producing situations
Coping strategies utilized (present/past)
Differences in family members’ ways of coping Family’s inner coping strategies
Family’s external coping strategies
Dysfunctional adaptive strategies utilized (present/past; extent of usage)
Name (last, first)
3. (Oldest child)
4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
Friedman, M. M., Bowden, V. R., & Jones, E. G. (2003). Family nursing: Research,
theory and practice (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall/Pearson Education.
Structure & Function—Family Theory/Friedman (2003):
STRUCTURE: Refers to how family is organized, and how they relate to each other & to the whole. Four interactive & interrelated dimensions:
1. Role systems
2. Value Systems
3. Communication networks
4. Power Structure
FUNCTION: Refers to how families go about meeting needs of individuals and broader society. Family functions are what a family does. Five family function dimensions:
4. Health care
There have been several mergers of large firms within oligopolies. In this assignment, you are to select one merger that has been approved by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the last five years; describe and analyze the impact of those mergers, on industry, on consumers, and on society as a whole. Complete the following:
Go to the Federal Trade Commission’s Web site and select 1 merger that the FTC has approved in the last five years. Write a paper that describes the principle firms, their industry, and that summarizes arguments in support of the merger and arguments opposing the merger. The paper should be approximately 2 pages in length, excluding the title page and bibliography. In addition to the 2 pages of content, include a title page, abstract, and bibliography. Some Things to Consider: Industry Description
Consider the following:
Describe the firms in the proposed merger. List their annual sales, and extent of their operations. From the firms’ point of view, what are some of the incentives to consolidate? Describe the competitive environment within the industry. Some Things to Consider: Summaries
Consider the following:
Explain whether the competitive environment in this industry benefits society or not. Is a high degree of market concentration a boon or threat to consumers? Explain. How would the merger benefit the firms? Would it benefit society or not? Explain. You might use one or more of the following concepts: productive efficiency or administrative efficiency.
I need each question answered in a clear and organized paragraph no more than 200 words for each question.
Q1. Since most developers are not clinicians, and most clinicians are not developers, what measures are necessary to ensure the development of an effective health information system?
Q2. Why is the continuous improvement of clinical information systems a high priority to healthcare organizations?
Q3. Do the benefits of outsourcing outweigh the risks? Order the highly ranked outsourced services from riskiest to least risky and explain your rationale for the decision.
Q4. What would be the functions of the roles of the individuals in the steering committee, such as medical, nursing, financial management, human resources management, facilities management, clinical support services staff? Why is it important to have all these areas represented on the steering committee?
Q5. What is the importance of data warehouses/clinical data repositories?
Q6. Discuss the impacts of a breach to healthcare information systems, especially the financial and privacy impacts.
Q7. Discuss the differences between HIPAA and the Privacy Act of 1974.
Q8. What concepts are important to information security policies and procedures? What effect does HIPAA have on healthcare organizations policies and procedures? Are there any other laws that may affect them?
Q9. Identify how the use of a patient ID bracelet containing a bar-code representation of the patients ID and a bar-code scanner has led to improved quality of care in a hospital.
Q10. Name and describe principal physical network topologies.
Q11. What are the benefits of using a thin client for Internet connection?
Q12. Describe IM/IT service delivery processes and how they are interrelated.
Q13. What are the primary uses of an individuals personal health record?
Q14. How are transaction processing systems employed in financial information systems?
Q15. What are the typical elements of a medical practice management system?