Instructions Purpose of Assignment: To familiarize students with the health

  

  

Instructions

 

Purpose   of Assignment: To familiarize students with the health care facilities within   the tristate area and services provided. 

Instructions: 

The assignment must be completed prior to   class. The information will be used during the group discussion. 

  • Search Health Care Facilities in Delaware, Tristate Area
  • Select one of these: CCHS/ St. Francis/ Beebe Hospital
  • Select one of these: John Hopkins, University of Pennsylvania        Hospital, CHOP, New York- Sloan Kettering or Columbia Hospital
    • Compare and Contrast facilities
    • What service stands out for each facility?
    • What stands out as the SPECIALTY Care of each facility? 
  • Compare ER’s Status ( What level Service offered?)
  • NICU ( Level of Service ?)
  • Other services. Orthopedics/ Cardiac/ Neurology/ Pediatrics
  • Tertiary Care: Highly Specialized medical care usually over an        extended period of time that involves advanced and complex procedures        and treatments. 
    • For instance, in Alexandria Virginia, Inova Fairfax Hospital is         renowned for high survival rates of heart transplants. ( Pre/Post Care)

Application of information researched:

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  • If you were sick with cancer, heart failure, lung transplant,         pediatric orthopedic issue, cornea transplant? Where would you go for         care? 
    • Example: Patient with End Stage Renal Failure
      • Facility: CCHS
      • Specialty: Kidney Transplant
    • Example: Head and Neck Cancer
      • Facility: John Hopkins
      • Specialty: Head and Neck Cancer Department

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  • Describe a medical condition and select the facility which would         meet the needs of the patient to successfully provide medical care.
  • Follow Up Class Discussion

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