Health Service & Clinical Managers – Nursing Hw

Health Service & Clinical Managers

The key terms of this Healthcare & Nursing course include Health Service Managers, Clinical Managers.


Future health service managers must be prepared to deal with the integration of healthcare delivery systems, technological innovations, an increasingly complex regulatory environment, restructuring of work and an increased focus on preventative care.

true


Many clinical managers are directly accountable to a board of trustees who determine specific unit policies and objectives for their departments.

false


In order to perform advanced airway management, paramedics must be trained in which of the following?

endotracheal intubation procedures


For a patient suspected of having a heart problem, Paramedics would most likely do which of the following?

perform and interpret electrocardiograms


What is the median hourly wage of EMTs and paramedics based on the 2014 statistics?

$15.20


Paramedics determine how to provide treatment to an injured patient based on which of the following?

established medical protocols and guidelines


Which of the following has increased the prevalence of chronic and degenerative diseases?

increased number of elderly


In 2014, what infectious agent was responsible for the largest epidemic in history and was spread to the United States by healthcare workers employed in West Africa?

ebola virus


Which of the following was the most important factor in the decline of mortality in the 20th century?

improvements in essential hygiene


Which of the following are examples of service categories within the healthcare industry?

preventive services,
therapeutic services,
diagnostic


What is the function of the National Institutes of Health?

to develop wellness programs in public and private schools


Which of these government-funded programs is intended to provide individual healthcare services for the elderly population?

medicare


Which one of these statements is correct?

The emphasis in public health is on prevention in contrast to medical care, which emphasizes treatment of disease.


Public health at the city and state level now include some important functions such as which of the following?

licensing and accrediting health professionals,
settings standards for automobile safety devices,
supervising the quality of medical payment programs


States conduct annual telephone surveys of residents as part of this evaluation to pinpoint behaviors that increase risk for chronic disease including diet, physical activity, smoking, and drug and alcohol use. What is the name of the tool used?

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)


Which of these government-funded programs is intended to provide individual healthcare for people with low incomes and who are uninsured?

medicare


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