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Quantitative study

Use the practice problem and a quantitative, peer-reviewed research article you identified.

In a 1000-1,250 word essay, summarize the study, explain the ways in which the findings might be used in nursing practice, and address ethical considerations associated with the conduct of the study.

Refer to the resource “Research Critique Guidelines” for suggested headings and content for your paper.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. 


RUBRIC

  1. Background of study including problem, significance to nursing, purpose, objective, and research questions is thorough with substantial relevant details and extensive explanation.  Discussion of method of study including discussion of conceptual/theoretical framework is thorough with substantial relevant details and extensive explanation.  Discussion of study results including findings and implications for nursing practice is thorough with substantial relevant details and extensive explanation.  Discussion of ethical considerations associated with the conduct of nursing research is thorough with substantial relevant details and extensive explanation.  Conclusion summarizes utility of the research from the critical appraisal, knowledge learned, and the importance of the findings to nursing practice.  Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.  Argument is clear and convincing and presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.  Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.  All format elements are correct.  Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.

Family focused assessment

Develop an interview questionnaire to be used in a family-focused functional assessment. The questionnaire must include three open-ended, family-focused questions to assess functional health patterns for each of the following:

  1. Values/Health PerceptionNutritionSleep/RestEliminationActivity/ExerciseCognitiveSensory-PerceptionSelf-PerceptionRole RelationshipSexualityCoping

Select a family, other than your own, and seek permission from the family to conduct an interview. Utilize the interview questions complied in your interview questionnaire to conduct a family-focused functional assessment. Document the responses as you conduct the interview.


Upon completion of the interview, write a 1000- 1250 word paper. Analyze your assessment findings. Submit your questionnaire as an appendix with your assignment.

Include the following in your paper:

  1. Describe the family structure. Include individuals and any relevant attributes defining the family composition, race/ethnicity, social class, spirituality, and environment.Summarize the overall health behaviors of the family. Describe the current health of the family.Based on your findings, describe at least two of the functional health pattern strengths noted in the findings. Discuss three areas in which health problems or barriers to health were identified.Describe how family systems theory can be applied to solicit changes in family members that, in turn, initiate positive changes to the overall family functions over time.

Cite at least three peer-reviewed or scholarly sources to complete this assignment. Sources should be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA , NO PLAGIARISM PLEASE

To reflect on an information governance issue

To reflect on an information governance issue, inspired by an observation made in practice or on reading around the topic. Maximum 2,000 words

Please also refer to the lecture of reflection and the accompanying PowerPoint slides. 

You can only reflect on your own practice and this must be something related to health information governance (or a parallel issue with relevance to health information governance). It could be an incident from the past, made critical by something we discuss during the taught week or by something you read about governance.

As this is a form of ‘guided reflection’, it is recommended that you use the following headings and prompts for your paper based on Gibbs Reflective Cycle:

Model for academic reflective writing

  1. Describe the situation/event

· Why was it important?

· How does it relate to IG?

  1. Feelings

What were your thoughts and feelings/what were the good and bad points of the situation/event?

· Did it impact on others, and how?

· How did you feel at the time?

· What was your role?

  1. The key issue

On the basis of 1 and 2, what is the main IG related issue emerging?

· Having identified the IG issue, it becomes possible to find suitable literature

  1. Analysis

Making sense of the situation – a) What does the literature say about the issue and the situation? b) What are the legal and ethical perspectives. c) What alternatives were there?

  1. Conclusion 

What have you learned a) about the issue, b) about yourself and c) about the best alternative way to manage the situation/event?

  1. Action Plan

What would you do if the situation arose again ? What do you need to do to further develop yourself/your skills/your knowledge/ your practice?

Prepare a 1,000-1250-word paper that focuses on the organization or network you have selected

Research a health care organization or a network that spans several   states within the U.S. (Example: United Healthcare, Vanguard, Banner   Healthcare, etc.).

Harvard Business Review Online and Hoover’s Company Records, found   in the GCU Library, are useful sources. You may also find pertinent   information on your organization’s webpage.

Review “Singapore Airlines Case Study.”

Prepare a 1,000-1250-word paper that focuses on the organization or   network you have selected.

Your essay should assess the readiness of the health care   organization or network in addressing the health care needs of   citizens in the next decade, and include a strategic plan that   addresses issues pertaining to network growth, nurse staffing,   resource management, and patient satisfaction. Provide a comparison to   the health care organization or network and the Singapore Airlines.   Include any cultural issues that may influence the practices listed above.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the   APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is   not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to   beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for   successful completion.

Polypharmacy

Polypharmacy is a common concern, especially in the elderly.

  • List the definitions of polypharmacy you encounter in your readings. There is more than one.Discuss three risk factors that can lead to polypharmacy. Explain the rationale for why each listed item is a risk factor. This is different than adverse drug reactions. ADRs can be a result of polypharmacy, and is important, but ADRs are not a risk factor.Discuss three action steps that a provider can take to prevent polypharmacy.Provide an example of how your clinical preceptors have addressed polypharmacy.

Reference must be within 5 years

Polypharmacy is a common concern, especially in the elderly.

  • List the definitions of polypharmacy you encounter in your readings. There is more than one.Discuss three risk factors that can lead to polypharmacy. Explain the rationale for why each listed item is a risk factor. This is different than adverse drug reactions. ADRs can be a result of polypharmacy, and is important, but ADRs are not a risk factor.Discuss three action steps that a provider can take to prevent polypharmacy.Provide an example of how your clinical preceptors have addressed polypharmacy.

Reference must be within 5 years

Performance Management

Module 4: Discussion Forum

Answer the following two questions using the question and answer (Q&A) format; in other words, include the original question along with your response.

Within your post, support your responses with information from at least one peer-reviewed/scholarly source (not older than 3-5 years) from CSU-Global online library or the Internet, and provide the full citation at the end. Use APA guidelines to format your references.

  1. What are the principal components of an effective performance appraisal system?
  2. How can a performance appraisal system effectively address employee-related challenges in the workplace such as performance problems, unsatisfactory conduct, and/or violations of policies?

Discussion 300 words PICOT

According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing the Masters prepared nurse ” Recognizes that the master’s-prepared nurse applies research outcomes within the practice setting, resolves practice problems, works as a change agent, and disseminates results.” Many research ideas emerge from practice and/or the educational environment. Formulating a well-built research question is challenging. Asking the right question facilitates the search process when conducting a review of the literature. Read the article “Asking the clinical question:  After reading the article and reviewing the slide presentation use the PICOT framework and practice creating a PICOT question.  Create a PICOT question for a quantitative study and a PICOT question for a qualitative study that relate to your area of interest. Obtain an Evidence-Based Guideline (EBG), Standard of Practice, or Best practice in nursing education that pertains to your question.  In responding to your colleagues’ postings offer alternative questions and  

rationales for your suggestions.

http://download.lww.com/wolterskluwer_vitalstream_com/PermaLink/NCNJ/A/NCNJ_546_546_2010_08_23_FGBKSPG_15616_SDC156.pdf

 

Please read article provide in-text citations and at least 2 references, must be in APA format. Please review PICOT questions on the internet if reference is needed.

HRMD650 midterm

HRMD 650 9042 Organizational Development and Change (2185)

This assignment is worth 24% of your final grade and addresses Course Objectives 4 and 5.  It gives you an opportunity to evaluate theories and models and identify barriers to change.  You must complete this assignment individually, without contacting other students, and you may not use a paper or any part of a paper from a previous class or from another person.  If you have questions about this assignment, please post them in the Ask the Professor discussion forum so that everyone can benefit from the answers.

Below are some of the OD concepts and theories we have discussed so far:

  • Planned change theories
  • OD diagnostic processes
  • OD interventions
  • Change management
  • Internal and external consultants

Your Task:

Choose an organizational development concept or theory from our readings and discussions.  In a five to seven page paper, build out the theory by applying it to an organization of your choice.

  • Be thorough as you apply the concept or theory to your organization.
  • Be sure to clearly identify the organization problem or issue and work through the chosen theory as you apply it to the organization.
  • You are expected to incorporate at least one of the following course objectives in your short paper:
    1. Evaluate definitions, theories, and models of corporate culture
    2. Identify the roles and relationships corporate culture has in organizational performance
    3. Use a systems perspective in analyzing organizational conditions
    4. Evaluate theories and models for managing change in organizations
    5. Identify common barriers to effective change management
    6. Prescribe appropriate OD strategies and techniques in applied settings

Your paper should be five to seven pages long, excluding cover and reference pages.  Please follow APA guidelines for citations, quotations, and references, and use at least five scholarly resources that are dated within the last five years.  You are strongly encouraged to use the required and reserved readings in this course, as well as peer-reviewed journal articles found through the UMUC library.  Research methodology and problem analysis will be emphasized in the grading of this assignment.

See the attached grading criteria for specifics on how your papers will be graded.

Submit your paper electronically via the Assignment folder.

This essay is due on July 1, 2018..

  • Posted: 7 months ago
  • Due: 01/07/2018
  • Budget: $70

HRMD650 midterm

Report Issue

 HRMD 650 9042 Organizational Development and Change (2185)

This assignment is worth 24% of your final grade and addresses Course Objectives 4 and 5.  It gives you an opportunity to evaluate theories and models and identify barriers to change.  You must complete this assignment individually, without contacting other students, and you may not use a paper or any part of a paper from a previous class or from another person.  If you have questions about this assignment, please post them in the Ask the Professor discussion forum so that everyone can benefit from the answers.

Below are some of the OD concepts and theories we have discussed so far:

  • Planned change theories
  • OD diagnostic processes
  • OD interventions
  • Change management
  • Internal and external consultants

Your Task:

Choose an organizational development concept or theory from our readings and discussions.  In a five to seven page paper, build out the theory by applying it to an organization of your choice.

  • Be thorough as you apply the concept or theory to your organization.
  • Be sure to clearly identify the organization problem or issue and work through the chosen theory as you apply it to the organization.
  • You are expected to incorporate at least one of the following course objectives in your short paper:     
    1. Evaluate definitions, theories, and models of corporate culture
    2. Identify the roles and relationships corporate culture has in organizational performance
    3. Use a systems perspective in analyzing organizational conditions
    4. Evaluate theories and models for managing change in organizations
    5. Identify common barriers to effective change management
    6. Prescribe appropriate OD strategies and techniques in applied settings

Your paper should be five to seven pages long, excluding cover and reference pages.  Please follow APA guidelines for citations, quotations, and references, and use at least five scholarly resources that are dated within the last five years.  You are strongly encouraged to use the required and reserved readings in this course, as well as peer-reviewed journal articles found through the UMUC library.  Research methodology and problem analysis will be emphasized in the grading of this assignment.

See the attached grading criteria for specifics on how your papers will be graded.

Submit your paper electronically via the Assignment folder.

This essay is due on July 1, 2018..

  • Posted: 7 months ago
  • Due: 01/07/2018
  • Budget: $70