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Clinical Data Management and Analysis Duration: Students will explore data collection and management processes, levels of measurement, basic statistics, and measurement for improvement in order to effectively use clinical data.
Data entry exercises employed through analytical tools and statistical software packages will allow the students to practice and apply the basic data management and analysis skills needed for the evaluation of clinical data and evidence-based practice.
Writing for Publication Duration: The course emphasizes a writing process that encourages productivity and collegial peer review.
Legal and ethical aspects of authorship prepare students for responsible practices expected of scholars. Students should have mastered basic writing skills e. Content includes communication, conflict resolution, collaboration and negotiation, leadership, and team-functioning to maximize success in the establishment of safe, effective patient-centered care in complex environments.
The content is derived from the philosophical and scientific underpinnings of nursing, natural, and psycho-social sciences.
Students learn to formulate clinical questions in answerable format, and search for and identify best research evidence. The focus of the course is to evaluate and critically appraise evidence for rigor and applicability to the clinical problem and is designed to improve clinical outcomes.
Students will translate evidence into practice environments for safe, quality care. Students will gain access to information that will support optimal clinical decision-making. Improvement translation sciences will also be introduced.
Health Policy and Politics: Implications in Health Care Duration: This course focuses on the unique challenges of engaging and influencing healthcare policy in the U. It is designed to develop skills, techniques, and approaches to the critical analysis of health policy proposals, health policies, and related stakeholder in policy and public forums.
The health policy framework is analyzed from a governmental, institutional, and organizational perspective. The course focuses on a spectrum of issues affecting health, which includes emerging infectious diseases, emergency preparedness, disparities in health and healthcare services, and the impact of behavior and lifestyle choices.
Evidence-Based Practice Strategies Duration: Content includes conducting a systematic review of the literature to guide the selection of methods, strategies, tools, and metrics needed to complete a successful scholarly project.
The course also addresses targeted strategies for disseminating evidence associated with scholarly projects. Advanced Experiential Clinical if needed Duration: Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing Duration: Students are introduced to the specialty of nursing informatics, the information system life-cycle telemedicine, and the use of technology to enhance nursing care delivery and patient safety.
Also, students learn how to design, use, and manipulate large and small patient databases for the analysis of patient outcomes.
Program Evaluation Methods Duration: The emphasis in the course is the use of program evaluation as a strategic planning tool to achieve positive changes in health status, to initiate quality improvement, to engage in risk anticipation and management, and to facilitate organizational and system level changes.
The student will document previously acquired abilities and competencies in a professional portfolio.10 Best Practices for Addressing Ethical Issues and Moral Distress. By Debra Wood, RN, contributor. March 3, - Ethical conflicts are pervasive in today’s healthcare settings, where organizations are trying to do more with less and medical advances and life-extending treatments often cause suffering.
When unable to do what they consider . The International Journal of Nursing Studies (IJNS) provides a forum for original research and scholarship about health care delivery, organisation, management, workforce, policy and research methods relevant to nursing, midwifery and other health related professions.
The IJNS aims to support evidence informed policy and practice by publishing research, systematic and other scholarly reviews.
This exam is all about the Legal and Ethical considerations in nursing which also covers nursing jurisprudence and a few questions about leadership and management. We'll keep you thinking and help you sharpen your critical thinking skills with this item practice quiz for the NCLEX.
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OJIN is a peer-reviewed publication that provides nursing articles and a forum for discussion of the issues inherent in current topics of interest to nurses and other health care professionals. Ethical codes are adopted by organizations to assist members in understanding the difference between 'right' and 'wrong' and in applying that understanding to their decisions.
An ethical code generally implies documents at three levels: codes of business ethics, codes of conduct for employees, and codes of professional practice.