The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was passed into legislation in March of 2010. Identify the impact of this legislation on your nursing practice by choosing two key nursing provisions outlined in the American Nurses Association “Key Provisions Related to Nursing” summary at http://www.rnaction.org/site/DocServer/KeyProvisions_Nursing-PublicLaw.pdf?docID=1241&verID=1. Discuss how these two provisions have impacted, or will impact, your current practice of nursing.
NRS 440 Grand Canyon Topic 2 Discussion 2
Describe one innovative health care delivery model that incorporates an interdisciplinary care delivery team. How is this advantageous to patient outcomes?
Gateway Question 15.11: How are behavioral principles applied to everyday problems and how could a person find professional help? As mentioned elsewhere in this book, you should seek professional help when a signifi- cant problem exists. For lesser difficulties you may want to try applying behavioral princi- ples yourself (Martin & Pear, 2011; Watson & Tharp, 2007). (See also Chapter 6.)
Covert Reward and Punishment—Boosting Your “Willpower” Behavior therapy is not a cure-all. Its use is often quite complicated and requires a great deal of expertise. Still, behavior therapy offers a straightforward solution to many problems.
Let’s see how this might be done:
Therapist: “Have you ever decided to quit smoking cigarettes, watching television too much, eating too much, drinking too much, or driving too fast?”
Client: “Well, one of those applies. I have decided several times to quit smoking.”
Therapist: “When have you decided?”
Client: “Usually after I am reminded of how dangerous smoking is—like when I heard that ©