Justify the fundamental reasons that marketers should closely monitor the actions of rivals in order to proactively address developing issues, events, and circumstances. Provide one (1) example of such successful close monitoring to support your rationale.Evaluate the value afforded by Lehmann and Winer’s Level of Competition Model as an instrument for engendering the accurate identification and understanding of competition within the health care industry. Provide at least two (2) specific examples of Lehmann and Winer’s Level of Competition Model that apply within a health care organization with which you are familiar.
U7D1Health care reform is at the forefront of social policy, and the role of nursing in influencing health care policy is not only needed but required by the ANA ethical mandates on policy formation.For this discussion, select and respond to one of the two situations below on health care policy and the role of the nursing profession. Provide short answers to the questions that follow the chosen situation.Situation 1: In its health care reform position paper, the American Nurses Association (ANA) identified four key factors that need to be addressed when reforming the health care system in the U.S.:Select one of these key factors and discuss, within the complex adaptive systems theoretical framework, how it might be achieved:Access.Cost.Quality.Workforce .Identify nursing roles (both individual and professional organizations) within the four spheres of political action (workplace, government, professional organizations, and community) in which nursing is, or could be, active to help achieve the selected health care reform goal.Discuss how the political roles you identified align with or are counter to the ANA’s mandates for policy involvement.Situation 2: Select a current nursing or health care issue, perhaps the one you are working on for your Health Care and Nursing Policy Critique Project.Analyze the policy that most directs and regulates nursing care and health care in this area, using the ethics of care model.Consider the following questions, but only provide short answers, as you don’t need to reply at length:How attentive is the policy to the needs of health care consumers? Is health care accessible, affordable, and appropriate?Who is responsible for ensuring that care is delivered to those in need? In what ways do they meet this responsibility? In what ways do they fall short?How well does the policy reflect nursing values of caring, collaboration, collectivity, and high-touch care?What are the power relations between those in need of care and those providing care (both the institutions and its individual members)? How empowering is the policy for patients for nursing care providers and for institutions in the health care system?To what extent does the policy support the provision of comprehensive care? To what extent does it fragment care?What challenges to care or gaps in care does this policy present?What ethical issues does this policy raise in the delivery of care, and in maintenance or creation of health disparities?Your initial post is to be about 150 words, referenced with at least one APA formatted reference.
Which of the following statements are true about resting membrane potential? Select all correct choices.
It results from K^+ ions moving out of the cell through passive diffusion.
It results from the sodium-potassium pump moving more Na^+ ions out of the cell compared to the number of K^+ ions moved into the cell.
It results from voltage-gated sodium channels remaining open for long periods of time
Which of the following is true of astrocytes? Select all correct choices. They contribute to the blood-brain barrier. They surround blood vessels in the brain. They are a specific type of glial cell.
The area within the neuron where stimuli are summed is called the: cell body. axon hillock. synapse. axon terminal. dendrite.
Match the following nerve locations or functions with the correct division of the autonomic nervous system (sympathetic or parasympathetic) by putting an Â€ÂœSÂ€Â or Â€ÂœPÂ€Â next to the phrase. 1. accelerate heart rate 2. decrease heart rate 3. dilate pupil 4. constrict pupil 5. stimulate activity of stomach and intestines 6. inhibit activity of stomach and intestines 7. relaxes lung bronchi 8. constricts lung bronchi 9. nerves branch from middle region of the spinal cord 10. nerves branch from the brain and the posterior region of spinal cord