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Hospital Social Work
Transcript of Hospital Social Work
design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi
what is it?
sub-discipline of social work (medical social work)
Health social workers (HSWs) bring a holistic perspective to health care practice, by incorporating a full range of psychological and emotional factor and by focusing on the social aspects of illness.
stereotypes and generalization
accept people of all races and ethnicity's
views of resources, treatment, end of life planning
scuba certification classes and scuba driving
Make a Wish organization
Bear Necessities Pediatrics Cancer foundation
BY: Alexis, Kristina and Diana
Rewards and Challenges
Successful patients discharging
Having a positive impact on individuals and their family
knowing medical terminology
death of a patient
The Infection Prevention Plan
Transmission- based isolation precautions
Blood utilization review
Care management and utilization plan
Occupational health services
Injury prevention program
Social Justice issues
Lack of insurance
Education: BSW required
possessing knowledge to positively affect systems
properly use community resources.
Leadership and decision making
We feel this topic is important because of the issues that are being dealt with, the knowledge for career choices, and how we can advocate for hospital social workers
abuse/ rape/ STDs
The median annual wage of social workers was $42,480 in May 2010.
Employment expected to grow by 25 percent from 2010 to 2020
faster than the average for all occupations. Growth will be due to an increase in demand for healthcare and social services
but will vary by specialty.
one on one counseling
treatment/ support groups
Effective discipline strategies
Facilitates referrals of children and families to appropriate community resources