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This learning experience will allow the participant the chance to gauge the accuracy of this traditional method and understand what each component includes and ensures.
Observation of a Committee Meeting: For this portion of the assignment, I will be observing a committee meeting via web cast discussing the accuracy of the new technologies to the Center for Disease Control. The purpose of this observation is two fold. First, to learn about the new technologies for the purposes of the second learning experience and secondly, to understand the research that has already been accomplished in this area and what attempts have succeeded or failed.
Learning Experience #2: The second learning experience will involve comparing the current technology results at the time of labor with those from an earlier swab. For this learning experience, technology will need to be acquired from the companies developing the technology. The lab work will be saved from….
Colbourn T, Asseburg C, Bojke L, Philips Z, Claxton K, Gilbert R (2007). Prenatal screening and treatment to prevent group B. streptococcal and other bacterial infections in early infance: cost-effectiveness and expected value of information analysis. Health Technology Assessment, 11(29).
Montague N, Cleary T, Martinez O, Procop G (2008). Detection of Group B. Streptococci in Lim Broth by Use of Group B. Streptococcus Peptide Nucleic Acid Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization and Selective and Nonselective Agars. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(10): 3470-72.
Redfern, Crystal J. MT & Sautter, Robert L. PhD, HCLD (2009). Near-Patient Testing for Group B. Streptococci Screening. The Journal of Near-Patient Testing & Technology, 8(1): 25-28.
However, flexibility towards approaching the patent-child relationship may be necessary. The teacher must, having conditioned him or herself to assume authority without question, try a different learning technique, having met with an obstacle. Essentially, the teacher must look towards other methods of reinforcement for both the parent and child, to bring the pair back into his or her sphere of authority. One possible method is to try other ways to reinforce the child's behavior. Rather than relying upon the parent to provide discipline, the teacher can use other, positive methods of reinforcement to encourage the child to obey in class. For example, the teacher can recruit the other students to encourage the child to attend school and do work, stating that if everyone attends class all week, or does all of the assigned homework, the class will get a pizza party or a trip to the zoo.
The teacher can also….
Classical Conditioning." September 15, 1996. Retrieved 21 Oct 2006 at http://www.as.wvu.edu/~sbb/comm221/chapters/pavlov.htm
Huitt, W., & Hummel, J. (1997). An introduction to operant (instrumental) conditioning
Educational Psychology Interactive. Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University. Retrieved 21 Oct 2006 from http://chiron.valdosta.edu/whuitt/col/behsys/operant.html
Katz, M. "Preventing and Resolving Parent-Teacher Differences." Kid Source. Retrieved 21 Oct 2006 at http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content3/parent.teacher.3.html
Mr. West also mentioned that the former quality assurance director was the wife of the facility's chief of staff, a fact that may have accounted for the oversight; however, the chief of staff was not disciplined in this matter as was still serving in this position. In fact, Mr. West informed me that the former QA director's falsified credentials were only discovered by accident while performing an unrelated personnel action. In response to this incident, Mr. West emphasized that all applicants had their credentials thoroughly checked and verified before they were allowed to proceed to the interview phase.
Insights gained into the leadership behaviors or style of the individual you accompanied as a result of your observations and interactions
In some organizations, the human resources service has unjustly earned a reputation for being uncaring and cold-blooded about the people who work there. Nothing could have been further from the truth with….
Bekemeier, B. (2007, September). Credentialing for public health nurses: Personally valued ...
but not well recognized. Public Health Nursing. 24(5), 439-448.
Singh, M.D. & Sochan, a. (2010, March). Voices of internationally educated nurses: policy recommendations for credentialing. International Nursing Review, 57(1), 56.
When there is a conflict between any employees within the organization, the employees can go to H for advice on how to proceed, either through company-based mediation or to seek other legal channels of redress if necessary. H staff must be well-versed in the laws pertaining to employee conduct as well as the psychology of how persons interact daily in a hospital environment.
Another important component of H leveraging its influence to improve recruitment and retention is providing counseling and support for nurses as they cope with the inevitable symptoms of nursing burnout. "Since the mid-1980s, however, nurses' work stress may be escalating due to the increasing use of technology, continuing rises in health care costs, and turbulence within the work environment" (Jennings 2008). Offering counseling to nurses, enabling them to balance their shifts with life demands, and attempting to instate fair and equitable compensation and leave policies are all….
Jennings, Bonnie M. (2008). Work stress and burnout among nurses. From Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Maxwell, M. (2004). Recruitment realities. Medscape, 22(4). Retrieved:
Tzeng, H., & Yin, C. (2009). Historical trends in human resource issues of hospital nursing in the past generation. Nursing Economics, 27(1), 19-25.
learning experience related to end of life care surrounded two particular issues: communication with the patient and family members and the concept of caregiver grief. This internal grief fits well with the communication issue because communication with the client and family are external, while caregiver grief is internal. The focal point of the assignment, however, is to examine the way in which I applied these learning issues to my practice, nursing a patient with Alzheimer's disease at the end of life and then analyzing my own communication skills when interacting with the patient and family members. Reflection is defined as a process of reviewing an experience of practice in order to describe, analyse and evaluate to inform externally and develop internally regarding a practice, theory, or set of events (Reid 1993).
Significantly, end of life issues are often critical incidents for health care professionals and often cause a person to….
Caregivers, as we have seen, are well aware that the person to whom they are giving care is often in a terminal stage of illness. Most have accepted this mentally, long before any end-stage of life issues occur (Waldrop 2007). However, despite accepting the nature of the terminal nature of the illness menatlly, there is still a psychological shock when the caregiver is confronted with traumatic grief. Despite this trauma, most caregivers perceive that they are coping fairly well- under the circumstances (Grace 2010). There does seem, however, to be a significant correlation between the quality of information and support services extended to the carefiver prior to and after the demise of the patient, and the caregiver's ability to process the grief and move on with their own lives (Hudson 2006).
Family Situation- Mary was well-known to the Distric Nursing Team due to having long-term ulcers. The daughters were both unable to meet me during my first visit, and upon the first visit, patient was found sitting in her chair alone, with a note to remind her to eat and drink. This was certainly important and beside pain issues, it is common to find dementia patients with problems keeping hydrated and their blood sugar up (Alzheimer's Society 2012). Dementia patients, in fact, have not only diminished pain cognition, but their hunger and thirst senses are diminished, often resulting in more serious issues when combined with their advanced age and other health concerns (National Council for Pallative Care 2012).
Based on Mary's chart notes, it appeared that Mary was sad and depressed, not the normal cherry and chatty individual noted. Attempts at communication were unsuccessful, but there was a sense patient was trying to make herself
Learning Experiences: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Online vs. In-Class Instruction
After having had several courses that were entirely delivered online and the majority being delivered in traditional in-class environments, the relative strengths and weaknesses of each approach to instruction emerge. Comparing and contrasting each approach to instruction is based on an evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages of each approach to teaching. One of the most interesting courses combined in-class and online learning, which further added to greater insights into the more complex concepts and theoretical foundations of the course. After having completed courses delivered in all three forms (online, in-class and hybrid) it is apparent that the online courses excel where individual repetition of complex concepts is critical to learning a complex subject. This was specifically the case with the math and statistical analysis courses taught in hybrid format. The purely online courses were best used for learning fundamental….
Akladios, Magdy, Gino Lim, and Parsaei, Hamid R, PhD., P.E. "Comparing the Effectiveness and Students Learning in an Introductory Engineering Economy Course Offered Online vs. in-Class Format." IIE Annual Conference.Proceedings (2010): 1-5.
Bates, Constance, and Maida Watson. "Re-Learning Teaching Techniques to be Effective in Hybrid and Online Courses." Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge 13.1 (2008): 38-44.
Hansen, David E. "Knowledge Transfer in Online Learning Environments." Journal of Marketing Education 30.2 (2008): 93.
Hsieh, Sheng-Wen, Nian-Shing Chen, and Kinshuk. "Using Mathematical Model and Empirical Study to Compare the Face-to-Face Interaction between the Physical and Cyber Environments." Journal of Information & Optimization Sciences 30.3 (2009): 525.
Students can be asked to research and bring in newspaper articles pertaining to their country of origin and hang them on a class bulletin board. This reinforces the idea that reading can help students better understand the world around them. Students can be asked to give formal and informal presentations about cultural differences and practices relevant to their home country. Involving parents is a critical part of learning, and asking parents to come in to give brief talks about unfamiliar holidays and foods from their nation of origin establishes a connection between the classroom and the home environment. It increases the comfort of the parent coming to the school to talk with the teacher, even if English is not the parent's first language.
Regarding students coming from different educational systems abroad, the teacher must understand the perspective of the child: not all educational systems are as participatory as in the….
learning experiences in my life was going through the stages of dying with my family when my grandfather was diagnosed with cancer. The lessons learned through this experience have proven to be invaluable and I know will continue to be one of the most meaningful experiences of my life.
My grandfather was ill for approximately two years. He went through several treatment options to reduce the tumors in his lungs, and with each treatment, he and the family endured a roller coaster of emotions. Everyone, including my grandfather, tried to remain optimistic and project a positive attitude, however, underneath the surface, everyone knew the odds of success were very slim, and at best would only buy precious little time. Moreover, options were somewhat limited due to his age and overall health. After all reasonable options were exhausted, the decision was made to bring him home, under hospice care, to live….
This was powerful stuff for a young person and these readings helped fuel my interest in pursuing other outside and more formal research into these areas. There was a certain attraction to real-life people that intrigued me as well. For example, superheroes such as Superman, the Metal Men, the X-Men and the Flash were fine, of course, but I was drawn to heroes who were "super" without any special "superpowers" because of their other personal attributes such as Batman and especially the Green Arrow. In fact, I recall securing my first archery set and practicing relentlessly in the hopes that I too could be as good as the Green Arrow someday, and although this would never happen, I did become a proficient archer in the process.
Throughout my childhood and well into early adolescence, I continued to spend an inordinate amount of my allowance on comic books and expanded my….
The categories are:
Written feedback on work from academic staff;
Lecture, seminar and small group activities;
Individual study time, reading; and,
Personal reflection upon performance.
Though all four categories have a large bearing upon my development, it was the interaction with other individuals that led me to better conduct activities by myself.
Another important part to mention, and one that is stressed throughout my classes, is that focusing on strengths and weaknesses. As this is a reflective paper, it is important to include these facets. As aforementioned in the example provided in the previous paragraphs, my strength has always been good organization of ideas. This is because I was always an organized individual, and despite my lack of English communication skills, at first, I was still able to organize my thought. Thus, if given time, and a dictionary, I could translate these in English, which also helped me become a good writer. Due to my….
Psychology Learning Experience
Understanding Psychology through Learning Experiences and Learning Theories
Homo sapiens are referred to as human beings because they possess a complex mind that processes and stores information received as stimulus. While learning may seem easy to some people, psychologically it happens through certain processes. The learning theories are not just theoretical; they are applicable to our daily professional and personal lives. It is important to understand that learning is not only something that teachers make us do. It is also what experiences make us do. We learn through everything that we experience and then we react accordingly to similar situation.
Describing a Learning Experience
People go through different experiences. Some of the experiences are so unique that you start observing the experience process unconsciously. Due to the same reason, some people develop phobias and some develop likes and dislikes for certain things. It wouldn't be wrong to describe phobia as….
The police department, by its very nature, cannot embrace all seven of Vaill's way of being/learning at all times. However, most are actually covered, at least in the progressive departments:
Way of Being
Example in Police Department
Probably the most prominent characteristic; in order to grow in the job, or even keep up with the requirements, officers must be self-directed as part of a larger scheme in learning. For an officer to advance into management, they must be self-directed to study and pass certain exams; but to keep up with new techniques, technology, psychology, etc., self-directed learning is vital.
In one sense, unofficially, police officers are exploring creative learning daily. There are not necessarily any strict goals per shift, but one learns about sociological, cultural, ethnic, and legal issues depending on the day -- which is never the same twice in a row.
Learning by doing is part of the mentor, partnership….
The more sense of where the company is and where it wants to go that can be instilled early on, the more the value of the teamwork can be leveraged.
In terms of addressing the weaknesses, perhaps it would be beneficial to allow students to stray from the structure, just to get a feel for two things. One, what the students are capable of accomplishing on their own. The other is the value of the structure itself. I feel that it is very important to encourage creative, critical thinking and sometimes overreliance on following structure discourages this. That creativity and critical thinking may also result in more in-depth exploration of certain aspects of the case as well.
The team did not function well initially. There were some problems with regards to communications and role assignments. Some members seemed unclear on what the expectations of the assignment were going to be, or….
Conceptually, many agree as to what constitutes a servant leader, although many variations of these characteristics can be found in the literature. The terms "servant" and "leader" may seem contradictory, which is one of the greatest barriers to operationalizing the concept of the servant leader in modern organizations. The following will examine key literature regarding the ability to operationalize the concept of the servant leader.
What Distinguishes the Servant Leader?
The largest body of literature on the servant leader comprises those articles that attempt to define it at its most basic level. The concept of the servant leader is abstract and subjective at best. Several themes arise in an attempt to define the servant leader and their distinguishing characteristics. Lists of subjective characteristics often serve as the basis for the definition of the servant leader. Whether a person actually possesses these traits, or how many of the traits are required to….
Baldomir, J. (2008). Servant Leadership as a Model for Unifying First and Second Generation
Chinese-American Churches. Servant Leadership Roundtable. May 2008. Regent
University. Retrieved July 28, 2009 from http://www.regent.edu/acad/global/publications/sl_proceedings/2008/baldomir.pdf
Gorman, M, Duffy, J. & Hefferman, M. (1982). Service Experience and the Moral Development
Learning Platforms -- K-12 and Beyond
A Comparison of Learning Platforms that Focus on the K-12 and Higher Education Learning Environments
Many of the educational initiatives in recent years have focused on improving the delivery of services by incorporating learning platforms that focus on the K-12 and higher education learning environments, such as WebCT or Blackboard. To determine how these learning platforms are being used today and for what learners, this paper will provide an overview of the features of learning management systems (LMS) that have assumed increasing importance for a wide range of corporate and government-sponsored learning environments. A comparison and evaluation of these platforms and their applicability to the different learning environments is followed by a summary of the research in the conclusion.
eview and Discussion
Background and Overview. In their book, Handbook of Distance Education Technology, Anderson and Moore (2003) suggest that it just makes good sense to use the technological….
Anderson, W.G., & Moore, M.G. (2003). Handbook of distance education. Mahwah, NJ:
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Carlivati, P.A. (2002). E-learning evolves. ABA Banking Journal, 94(6), 49.
Granger, D., & Bowman, M. (2003). Constructing knowledge at a distance: The learner in context. In W.G. Anderson & M.G. Moore (Eds.). Handbook of distance education.
This learning experience will allow the participant the chance to gauge the accuracy of this traditional method and understand what each component includes and ensures. Observation of a Committee…Read Full Paper ❯
However, flexibility towards approaching the patent-child relationship may be necessary. The teacher must, having conditioned him or herself to assume authority without question, try a different learning technique, having…Read Full Paper ❯
Mr. West also mentioned that the former quality assurance director was the wife of the facility's chief of staff, a fact that may have accounted for the oversight;…Read Full Paper ❯
Health - Nursing
When there is a conflict between any employees within the organization, the employees can go to H for advice on how to proceed, either through company-based mediation or…Read Full Paper ❯
learning experience related to end of life care surrounded two particular issues: communication with the patient and family members and the concept of caregiver grief. This internal grief…Read Full Paper ❯
Learning Experiences: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Online vs. In-Class Instruction After having had several courses that were entirely delivered online and the majority being delivered in traditional in-class environments,…Read Full Paper ❯
Students can be asked to research and bring in newspaper articles pertaining to their country of origin and hang them on a class bulletin board. This reinforces the…Read Full Paper ❯
Family and Marriage
learning experiences in my life was going through the stages of dying with my family when my grandfather was diagnosed with cancer. The lessons learned through this experience…Read Full Paper ❯
This was powerful stuff for a young person and these readings helped fuel my interest in pursuing other outside and more formal research into these areas. There was…Read Full Paper ❯
The categories are: Written feedback on work from academic staff; Lecture, seminar and small group activities; Individual study time, reading; and, Personal reflection upon performance. Though all four categories have a large bearing…Read Full Paper ❯
Psychology Learning Experience Understanding Psychology through Learning Experiences and Learning Theories Faculty Name Homo sapiens are referred to as human beings because they possess a complex mind that processes and stores information…Read Full Paper ❯
The police department, by its very nature, cannot embrace all seven of Vaill's way of being/learning at all times. However, most are actually covered, at least in the progressive…Read Full Paper ❯
The more sense of where the company is and where it wants to go that can be instilled early on, the more the value of the teamwork can…Read Full Paper ❯
Conceptually, many agree as to what constitutes a servant leader, although many variations of these characteristics can be found in the literature. The terms "servant" and "leader" may…Read Full Paper ❯
Learning Platforms -- K-12 and Beyond A Comparison of Learning Platforms that Focus on the K-12 and Higher Education Learning Environments Many of the educational initiatives in recent years have focused…Read Full Paper ❯