12 Jan Select a specific health care technology-related regulation, law, statute, or ethical standard that applies to informatics.
I need these discussion assignments in 300 words each. The syllabus and reading resources are attached
Select a specific health care technology-related regulation, law, statute, or ethical standard that applies to informatics. Provide a summary of your example and a statement describing your reasoning either in support of the example you select, or in opposition to it. Take into consideration the ethics of a Christian worldview in relation to the ethical standard, etc. in your summary.
Select one informatics theory from the areas of Communication Theories, Change Theories, or Human Factors. Discuss how the application of the theory you select can guide the use of technology in advanced practice. What strengths does the theory possess that would make it useful to the DNP-prepared nurse? What weaknesses does the theory present that might prevent its use? Keep in mind the Christian worldview when preparing your submission.
Discuss the usefulness of the electronic health record (EHR) and its impact on patient safety and quality outcomes. Describe strengths and limitations that might apply to its usage.
You are now a DNP-prepared nurse in a new leadership position in clinical practice. Analyze your new practice workflow to incorporate seeing patients and in regard to communication with the health care team and the infusion of the EHR into your practice. What elements do you need to consider if this position is in a magnet acute-care hospital in a busy metropolitan area? How might your practice change if the setting was a rural regional clinic system?
Describe how CPOE and CDSS embedded in the EHR can be useful towards a specific patient population of your choice. Identify one element of either the CPOE or CDSS you would improve that could enhance the effectiveness of the system for that patient population.
Select a particular medication or clinical problem. Describe how the CPOE and/or CDSS technologies support care decisions in this area.
Select a defined patient population; for example, diabetic patients over 65 years of age. List elements that you think will be valuable in a database. Describe each element and explain each term of its type of data (text, numbers, date, time, binary, etc.). If an element can be more than one type of data, explain how that is possible. Be sure to post an element different from that of your peers.
Discuss the type of integration data from your defined patient population in Topic 4 DQ 1 would require. How could the EHR database facilitate this type of integration between clinical and administration systems
Select a specific clinical problem and post a clinical question that could potentially be answered using data mining. Identify data mining techniques you would apply to this challenge and provide your rationale. Are there any specific data mining techniques you would not use? Support your decision.
Using the clinical question you identified in the previous discussion question, determine the individual components to that question and pinpoint the location in the hypothetical database where the information you require will be extracted.
A patient of your choice is being discharged to home and will use telehealth technology. Post the technology your patient will use at home and how will you connect with the patient using this technology.
Consider current telehealth strategies and alternatives. Evaluate current implementation strategies for telehealth systems and provide an assessment of the pros and cons. Identify a particular practice area (e.g., clinic, hospital, primary care site) and discuss how you as a health care leader might you implement a similar strategy in that area?
Describe one technology that you use on a daily basis that you thoroughly like or appreciate. What features or elements does that technology provide to you that make it easy, enjoyable, or necessary to use? Name one element of the technology you would change to improve its functionality for your needs.
Describe one technology that you use on a daily basis that you dislike or that is dissatisfying in some manner. What features or elements of that technology make it difficult, frustrating, or not enjoyable to use? Name one element of the technology you would change to improve its functionality for your needs.
For a specific patient population, select one application or a technology that could effectively increase patient engagement and patient outcomes for your future practice area or work focus. What elements of this application or technology are the most valuable to you? How could you improve this technology?
Describe how you can apply the spectrum of health care technology options to develop a plan to manage your patient from acute care to home care and then into the community. What organizational, societal, cultural, or other factors might impact your plan, and how could you address these?
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Health Care Informatics
DNP-805A 3 Credits Jan 13 – Mar 9, 2022
This course provides the foundations for using information systems/technology to support and improve patient care and health care systems. The course is designed to provide the tools needed to manage individual and aggregate level information and use information systems/technology to evaluate programs of care, outcomes of care, and care systems using industry standards and related ethical, regulatory, and legal principles. Learners are expected to integrate and synthesize core program competencies and specialty practice requirements necessary to demonstrate proficiency in advanced nursing practice. Prerequisite: DNP-801A.
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Applied Clinical Informatics for Nurses
Alexander, S., Frith, K. H., & Hoy, H. (Eds.). (2019). Applied clinical informatics for nurses (2nd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN-13: 9781284129175
DNP-805A Course Revision History
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SPSS Statistical Package for the Social Sciences
Access the GCU Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) site and bookmark it to use in this and subsequent DNP courses.
GCU Library Research Guides – Citing Sources
Use this resource to ensure you are using the correct APA formatting guidelines.
Topic 1: Introduction to Health Care Informatics: Language and Theories of Informatics
Jan 13, 2022 – Jan 19, 2022 Max Points: 50
Daily Electronic Health Record Reports Meet Meaningful Use Requirements, Improve Care Efficiency, and Provide a Layer of Safety for All Trauma Patients
Stimson, C. E., & Botruff, A. L. (2017). Daily electronic health record reports meet meaningful use requirements, improve care efficiency, and provide a layer of safety for trauma patients. Journal of Trauma Nursing, 24(1), 53-56. https://doi.org/10.1097/JTN.0000000000000262
Increasing Operating Room Efficiency through Electronic Medical Record Analysis
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Attaallah, A. F., Elzamzamy, O. M., Phelps, A. L., Ranganthan, P., & Vallejo, M. C. (2016). Increasing operating room efficiency through electronic medical record analysis. Journal of Perioperative Practice, 26(5), 106-113.
Why Nurses Need to Understand Nursing Informatics
McGonigle, D., Hunter, K., Sipes, C., & Hebda, T. (2014). Why nurses need to understand nursing informatics. AORN Journal, 100(3), 324-327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aorn.2014.06.012
Meaningful Use of an Electronic Health Record in the New York City Jail System
Martelle, M., Farber, B., Stazesky, R., Dickey, N., Parsons, A., & Venters, H. (2015). Meaningful use of an electronic health record in the New York City jail system. American Journal of Public Health, 105(9), 1752-1754. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2015.302796
Informatics and Nursing in a Post-Nursing Informatics World: Future Directions for Nurses in an Automated, Artificially Intelligent, and Social-Networked Healthcare Environment
Booth, R. G. (2016). Informatics and nursing in a post-nursing informatics world: Future directions for nurses in an automated, artificially intelligent, social-networked healthcare environment. Nursing Leadership, 28(4), 61-69.
Applied Clinical Informatics for Nurses
Read Chapters 4, 5, 7, and 11 in Applied Clinical Informatics for Nurses.
Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records
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Hurston, J. (2014). Meaningful use of electronic health records. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 10(7), 510-512. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2014.05.012
The EHR Evolution: New Priorities and Implementation Challenges
Daly, R. (2016). The EHR evolution: New priorities and implementation challenges. Healthcare Financial Management, 70(2), 44-50.
Associations Between Practice Characteristics and Demonstration of Stage 1 Meaningful Use for the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program
Shea, C. M., Reiter, K. L., Weaver, M. A., Thornhill, J., & Malone, R. (2015). Associations between practice characteristics and demonstration of stage 1 meaningful use for the electronic health record incentive program. North Carolina Medical Journal, 76(5), 280-285. https://doi.org/10.18043/ncm.76.5.280
Impact of Health Information Technology on the Quality of Patient Care
Read:Hessels, A., Flynn, L., Cimiotti, J. P., Bakken, S., & Gershon, R. (2015). Impact of heath information technology on the quality of patient care. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 19(3), 1-13.
Possibilities and Implications of Using the ICF and Other Vocabulary Standards in Electronic Health Records
Vreeman, D. J., & Richoz, C. (2015). Possibilities and implications of using the ICF and other vocabulary standards in electronic health records. Physiotherapy Research International, 20(4), 210-219. https:// doi.org/10.1002/pri.1559
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