Who’s brain dead ?

You are the hospital administrator and are told by your ICU unit director of a patient in the unit that has suffered serious brain damage, but is not currently meeting the criteria for complete brain death. Half of the family is insisting that the patient "wouldn’t want to live this way" and the other half is accusing them of wanting to kill the patient. Some allegations have been raised about a substantial inheritance for some family members upon the patient’s death. The battle is becoming intense and it is beginning to disrupt the medical and nursing staff. 1) Write an analysis (1,250 words) of the situation from an ethical and legal perspective. Address the following questions: a) What are the ethical issues? b) What are the legal issues? c) What are the medical care issues? d) What actions would you take? Why? How? e) What resources would you tap? 2) Read More …

Globalization paper

Can you write this paper for me and have it done by next tuesday? Here are the guidelines.. Please advise Prepare a four-page double-spaced article which might be published in a school newspaper or church magazine, challenging readers to make lifestyle changes on behalf of the poor in the United States and overseas. The following process is suggested: a. Review the textbook, For They Shall Be Fed, selecting a key passage or passages, as rationale for why the readers should get involved. b. Draw on information from Exploring World Mission and other sources to describe the need or needs to be met. (Remember that this is to be a different need than what your project team dealt with.) Demonstrate the scope of that particular need in the United States and in other countries. c. Suggest and/or advocate some lifestyle changes which will make it possible for the readers to free Read More …

culture and health

Watch online video clips from the documentary “Unnatural Causes: Is Inequity Making Us Sick?” Go to http://www.unnaturalcauses.org/video_clips.php, use the dropdown next to “Select Filter” in the center of the page in order to watch the clips associated with each episode. Episode 1: Three Clips Episode 2: Three Clips Episode 3: Three Clips Based on what you watched, thoroughly answer each part of the following questions. Number your responses to correspond with each question – e.g., 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3, 4, 5a, 5b. 1. How is Unnatural Causes (a) similar to AND (b) different from other information you have seen, read, or heard surrounding community health? 2. In what ways does Unnatural Causes (a) confirm AND (b) challenge ideas you held? 3. What information stood out as surprising or disturbing for you when watching the clips, and why? 4. Describe a moment or scene that affected you and explain why/how Read More …

Social Media Analysis

Social Media Analysis Respond to instructor feedback by making appropriate edits to your social media analysis draft from Unit 4. Incorporate the following additional elements: Executive Summary. Ethical analysis: Briefly describe an ethical issue, current or impending, that is related to social media use in your chosen company or industry. Prepare a written 8–10 page analysis of your company’s social media presence for company leadership that provides a clear appraisal of the company’s social media properties and compares them with its competitors. The paper should contain the following well-defined elements: Executive Summary. Introduction. A description of all social media platforms currently deployed by the company. A summary of the company’s and competitor social media sites using qualitative and quantitative measures (inspired by your work in your Unit 2 assignment). A SWOT analysis. Ethical analysis. Conclusion: Include your general impressions regarding the state of your company’s social media presence. Also include Read More …

Was Volkswagen’s emissions fraud a governance issue or something else?

Read the attached article about Volkswagen and a couple of other companies. Do you agree with the thesis of the normalization of deviance? Why or why not? Was Volkswagen’s emissions fraud a governance issue or something else? Explain your answer. According to Diane Vaughn normalization of deviance is "The gradual process through which unacceptable practice or standards become acceptable. As the deviant behavior is repeated without catastrophic results, it becomes the social norm for the organization.” I originally agreed with the thesis until I read a blog about the topic that made me think about it differently. My original thought was that of course it exists because deviance isn’t the only behavior that gets normalized. Humans are creatures of habit, so it is easy for us to repeat behaviors whether good or bad. With companies I agree that an organizations repeated behavior can cause it to become a social norm, Read More …

Sales Force

Conduct some independent research on SalesForce. Write a 2-3 page paper with information on the following. What is SalesForce? What are some of the applications that it offers? What are the hardware and software requirements for them? Offer at least one example workplace scenario and environment for where SalesForce would be the best option to use and why? Explain how it would be used for this environment. Include the personnel, business processes, hardware and data that would be involved in its use and why? Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document Virus-free. www.avast.com

Sketching/Visualization Practice

Sketching/Visualization Practice These exercises should not be turned in with the weekly homework. If you maintain an organized portfolio of your work, you can turn it in at the end of the quarter to be graded as a substitute for your lowest grade on the two graphics exams. Complete the following visualization exercises. For the problems in section 13.18, simply write a list of the corresponding letter-number pairs for the objects shown in the exercise. · Section 13.18 problem 1 · Section 13.18 problem 2 · Section 15.16 problem 2 DEG only SolidWorks Practice These exercises should not be turned in with the weekly homework. You should maintain an organized folder of these completed models as digital files with descriptive filenames. At the end of the quarter, you can burn them to a CD to be turned in and graded for up to 10 points added to your SolidWorks exam Read More …

Civil Rights Breakthroughs

Civil Rights Breakthroughs" Please respond to the following: (Note: Please respond to one [1] of the following two [2] bulleted items in a primary posting of at least 125 words. In addition, please make a substantive comment to one [1] of your classmates.) From the scenario, identify at least two (2) events of the 1960s which you believe spurred the Civil Rights Movement forward. Explain the key ways in which the events that you have identified supported the movement. Provide a rationale for your response. From the scenario, name at least three (3) different events within the Civil Rights Movement that accelerated the freedom movements of the 1960s and the Great Society movement. Investigate the manner in which the Civil Rights Movement sparked other groups to push for equality. Include at least one (1) example of such influence of the Civil Rights Movement to support your response. Provide a rationale Read More …