American Experience of the Vietnam War

Topics: Army, Full-time, Military Pages: 2 (660 words) Published: August 21, 2013
Week 5 American Experience of the Vietnam War
August 8, 2013

Military strategy is a collective name for planning the conduct of warfare. (Wikipedia) Military tactics can be described as the science and art of organizing a military force, and the techniques for using weapons or military units in combination for engaging and defeating an enemy in battle. (Wikipedia). Tactics and Strategy are often confused. Tactics are the actual means used to obtain a goal. Strategy is the overall plan to reach the goal. Logistics is the management of the items from one point to another to complete the goal. Some of the items included in logistics can be food, materials, equipment, liquids, and personnel. Although, everyone has their own leadership style, you need all three (tactics, strategy and logistics) to be successful. In my current position as an appeals nurse, I believe I am a strategic thinker. I am the only nurse in the hospital that is responsible for the appeals process for medical necessity. However, I have been placed in the position to oversee all of the denials for the hospital. I have created policies and procedures for the pre-cert department along with check off sheets to assure denials are not missed. I also assist the other departments in completing their denials. I monitor their denials and let them know when there are any denials that need to be worked within a time limit. I have conducted training with the hospital and physician coders regarding how to complete their denials. Additional website training has also helped the other departments with understanding their denials. I enjoy the planning of how things need to be done to complete a process. This is also the case in my personal life. I will be changing my career in the future. I have been working as a nurse for 25 years but I want to change to a career that I can do well into my later years of life. I am a licensed real estate agent and I will go back to selling real estate in the near...
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