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HCS120 University of Phoenix Health Care Facilities and Structures Paper

Hcs120

University of Phoenix

Question Description

Knowing Your Health Care Facility

HCS/120 Version 5

2

University of Phoenix Material

Knowing Your Health Care Facility

Part 1:

Complete the following chart by identifying and describing five facilities and the services they offer as well as identifying personnel who work in each facility.

Facility

Describe the facility.

Describe the services offered at this facility.

Identify types of personnel that work in this facility.

1. Hospital

2. Ambulatory care

3. Rehabilitation

4. Retail health clinic

5. Long-term care

Cite at least five peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar resources.

Part 2:

Describe the following health care structures.

Health Care Structure

Describe the health care structure.

Identify a facility in your community that represents each of the health care structures.

Private Structure

For-Profit Structure

Voluntary Structure

Discussion Questions (Optional):

1) If you were able to apply for a job today, or a new position in the health care industry, what type of facility would you be attracted to? Explain why.

2) What value (qualifications) would you bring to your selected facility?

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Final Answer

Attached.

SURNAME 1

Name:
Institution:
Course:
Date:
1.
Facility

Describe the
facility

Describe the services
offered at the facility

1.Hospital

An institution that
1. Emergency care - meant
for trauma patients who
exists for the sole
require immediate care
purpose of
and stabilization
providing patients
2. Nursing services – these
with treatment. This
professionals provide
facility is not
the patients with
usually specialized
primary care and also
carry out doctors
and is made up of
instructions and also act
different
as assistants to other
departments
professionals within the
without which it is
facility
not complete.
3. Maternity services –
these services are meant
for expectant mothers
and they are directed at
ensuring safe pre
delivery, delivery, and
post-partum care.
4. Surgical services – this
includes anesthesiology
services and they serve
to make in depth
procedures possible.
They carry out
transplants among other
procedures
5. Pharmacy also exists to

identify types of
personnel that work in
the facility
1. Practitioners- general
practitioners,
specialists
2. Nurses
3. Pharmacists – charged
with dispensing drugs
4. Laboratory
technologists
5. Medical assistants
6. Technicians in
different departments
7. Nutritionist
8. Therapists, both
radiation and physical
therapists
9. Non-medical staff
• Hygiene staff
• Food services
staff
• Clerical staff
• Informational
technology
staff

SURNAME 2

6.

2. Ambulatory
care

This a facility that
only provides
outpatient services
such as
consultation,
diagnosis, and
treatment without
the patient being
admitted. Patients
usually walk in, get
the services they
require...

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