Drug Prevention Programs

Question Research the various drug prevention programs (family-based, school-based, etc.) utilized today and examine why some programs have been more successful than others in fighting drug abuse. Follow the guidelines below for submission of the assignment:   Drug Prevention Programs Drug and alcohol abuse is a serious problem facing many individuals and especially the youths who are at a significantly higher risk of developing the habit. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (2017), the government incurs over $740 billion in expenditures relating to the abuse of drugs and alcohol. These costs involve lost productivity, crimes leading to losses, and the costs of health care provision. Drug prevention programs play a crucial role in preventing youths from engaging in drug and alcohol abuse. This paper is an analysis of the various drug prevention programs utilized today and their relative success. School-Based Drug Prevention Programs School-based drug prevention programs aim at preventing school-age youths from engaging in drugs and alcohol abuse. The effectiveness of the school-based...
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Core values of Saint Leo University-End of Life Planning

Question End of life planning is a difficult subject for many. So difficult, that the majority (64%) of people in the United States has no living will or estate will in place at the end of their lives. What this means is that the burden of making difficult medical and legal decisions for the incapacitated person falls to the family and the state court systems, often at great psychological, emotional, and financial expense for both. Please explain and apply how each of the core values of Saint Leo University are fostered and cultivated by the personal decision of each of us to take responsibility to make certain these legal instruments are in place before the necessity of them comes to be. Please apply specifically the core values of Community, Respect, Personal Development, Responsible Stewardship, and Integrity.   End of Life Planning It is critical for individuals to engage in end of life planning. Failure to engage in end of life planning leads to difficult times...
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Ghost Surgery

Question The routine practice of "ghost surgery" is well documented in medicine. Ghost surgery refers to any medical procedure in which the contracting physician was not the actual physician who performed the procedure. In many instances the patient is completely unaware simply because the patient is unconscious at the time. Ghost surgery is not, strictly speaking, limited to surgical procedures. The same phenomenon occurs in a variety of medical settings from radiology to routine lab work. In some instances, ghost surgery is a necessary component of the medical system, for example with the obvious need to train medical students to become the future surgeons of the world. Ghost Surgery Ghost surgery has become a common phenomenon in the medical world. Ghost surgery occurs when a medical personnel other than the contracting physician conducts an invasive medical procedure on the patient and often without the patient’s knowledge. There are various legal implications that may arise from this arrangement. Serious legal issues may emerge especially...
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Risk of Harm and Liability in New Medical Treatments

Question New medical treatments, by strict definition, are not the "current medical practice." Should a physician be immune from liability for harm suffered from a patient who is among the first to be treated in a new and innovative manner in which the potential risks have not been discovered? Discuss this and then report on a new and possibly innovative medical treatment (i.e., medication or medical procedure, diagnostic tests, etc.) where there exist uncharted waters about the possible outcome. Review carefully the Perez case and the Hardi case ( p 389) as a starting point and state in your paper how these cases impact treatments.   Risk of Harm and Liability in New Medical Treatments There is a significant risk of harm when physicians opt for new and innovative forms of treatment. Physicians may opt for new forms of treatment in order to improve patient outcomes. The innovations may range from new surgical procedures and drug prescriptions that are of unknown safety to the...
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Epidemiologist

Question Epidemiologists conduct investigations to better understand how disease is distributed in the population and what determines who gets sick and who does not. Name 2 types of studies conducted by Epidemiologists. Describe each type and give an example of when these type of investigations/studies are used Describe in your own works Criteria of Causation and how it relates to exposure and a suspected risk factor   Epidemiologist With the recent complication and complexity of infections and diseases, research in the medical field is increasingly becoming important for a nation.  Notably, most countries encourage and support epidemiology considering that it helps with the study and analysis of the distribution and the factors that influence the health standards of a defined population. It is worth noting that all epidemiological studies depend on a particular population within a particular period.  The most common studies undertaken by Epidemiologists include cohort study, which examines the outcome or the effect of a particular health issue to a population and case-control studies that...
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Symbolism in Hills Like White Elephants

Question “Hills Like White Elephants” was written in 1927 by one of America’s most famous writers, Ernest Hemingway. It was published in a larger work called “Men Without Women.” Synopsis. The story focuses on a conversation between an American man and a girl at a Spanish train station while waiting for a train to Madrid. The girl compares the nearby hills to white elephants. The pair obliquely discuss an "operation" that the man wants the woman to have, which is implied to be an abortion.   Symbolism in Hills Like White Elephants Hills Like White Elephants is a short story by Ernest Hemingway. The basis of the story is a conversation between a man and his girlfriend, who are also the main characters in the story. The man prods the girl to get an abortion, claiming it is a simple procedure, but she is adamant to do so. In this case, the man is the antagonist, while the girl is the protagonist. As the story...
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Online Retailing-amazon

Online Retailing The articles examine the evolving apparel industry with regard to consumer tastes and preferences. In the recent past, customers are increasingly shopping online for their apparel. This has led to sustained growth in Amazon, one of the largest online retailers (Safdar 1). The increasing popularity of Amazon.com as a favorable shopping destination has significantly eroded the traditional apparel retailer’s market share. To overcome the stiff competition, some brick-and-mortar stores such as Gap are considering listing their products on Amazon.com. Although Gap and other apparel stores may increase sales by listing products on Amazon.com, there is a possibility that this may discourage customers from visiting the brick-and-mortar stores. Amazon has continually re-injected profits into the business as capital over the last two decades (Gottfried 1). This has led to significant growth, which is a big threat to the traditional brick-and-mortar stores. The connection between the articles is that they view Amazon.com as a formidable force in the apparel market; one...
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The count of Monte Cristo: Theme Analysis

The count of Monte Cristo: Theme Analysis The Count of Monte Cristo is a story about revenge. The story features the life of Edmond Dantes, a young sailor who successfully docks the ‘Pharaon’, a French ship, when the captain passes away at sea. Following this successful feat, Dantes is promised to become the ship’s captain. However, Dantes is unaware of a conspiracy hatched by Mondego, Caderousse, Villefort, and Danglars to have him jailed. The motivations for these men to have Dantes jailed are varied: Danglars wants the ship’s captainship, Villefort is afraid that Dantes will deliver a certain letter to his father, Mondego is jealous of Dantes friendship with Mercedes, while Caderousse generally dislikes Dantes. The four men develop a wicked plan to have Dantes jailed in a secret location. After many years of incarceration, Dantes manages to escape from the incarceration facility and to reclaim his rightful place. He also plans vengeance against the men who plotted his imprisonment. This...
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Code of conduct

The company G10  Holdings provides bookkeeping and office management services. We can either provide the software or send a Representative out to implement anything and everything that would make that business office run efficiently and effectively. Our software provides both bookkeeping and office management functions. It has a calendar to track appointments, sends reminders calls/text/email to customers along with invoicing and many more functions that can help the office run smoothly through one system. We can also provide policies, producers and SOPs for the company. once our tech goes in and evaluates the company to see exactly what they need done.   Code of conduct Different companies and organization have a different code of ethics and professional conduct that widely depends on the nature of the business of the organization and the nature of the industry the company or the organization operates. An organization's code of conduct should cover major legitimate, moral and consistence chance zones to help control representatives of all levels...
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MT499-1: Evaluate information management, planning, and control in business environments.

MT499-1: Evaluate information management, planning, and control in business environments. Please watch the following videos, 5 principles of using information technology to improve your business and 6 Stages of Funding listed as Unit 7 Assignment LINKS ARE BELOW. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IEE8HZbQZ0 6 Stages of Funding link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcHn_uLjZS0  5 principles of using information technology to improve your business link This is a two-part 5–6 page written project that will focus on Information management systems for your organization utilized in financial planning, and control in your organization This project also includes the use of Excel® spreadsheets containing financial data and required reports. ***In part I, describe information technology and information management systems used in marketing, accounting, management control, and discuss how you might use these systems in your organization. ***In part 2, you will determine the startup funds, source of funding, and create a break-even analysis for your organization using Excel spreadsheets.   Information Management System   In recent decades, there has been a revolution in computing and communication, and all signs are that innovative advance and the utilization of data innovation will proceed at...
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