Nursing Formatics

One of the pivotal goals of consumer health literacy efforts is to design educational materials that attract as well as educate users. In this Assignment, you design a health information document on a topic that is of interest to you.

To prepare:

Select a health issue of interest to you.

Identify the audience or population that you seek to educate about this issue.

Search the Internet to find credible sites containing information about your selected topic.

Review the two health literacy websites listed in this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on strategies for presenting information.

To complete:

Design an educational handout on the health issue you selected.

Include a cover page.

Include an introduction that provides:

An explanation of your issue and why you selected it

A description of the audience you are addressing

In the handout itself:

Develop your handout in such a way that it attracts the attention of the intended audience.

Include a description of the health issue and additional content that will enhance your message (i.e., key terms and definitions, graphics, illustrations, etc.).

Recommend four or five sites that provide clear, valuable, and reliable information on the topic.

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Emerging Issues in Health Care Management 

Select one emerging health issue from Chapter 17 in your textbook:

•Vaccine Preventable Diseases

•Bioterrorism

•Human Trafficking

•Violence in Health Care Settings

•Medical Tourism

Write a 1,200- to 1,500-word paper on the emerging health issue you picked. •Discuss the potential impact of the issue on a health care organization.

•Analyze the potential risks of the issue on a health care organization.

•Propose strategies for addressing the issue in health care settings.

•Examine the role of the health care manager for the health issue.  Reference your readings and include a minimum of 5 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar articles. Format your paper according to APA guidelines.

Early Onset Schizophrenia

Children and adolescents with schizophrenia have more difficulty functioning in academic or work settings, and significant impairment usually persists into adulthood. They may have speech or language disorders and in some cases borderline intellectual functioning. These individuals are more likely to complete suicide attempts or die from other accidental causes. Schizophrenia is characterized by positive and negative symptoms. Positive symptoms include hallucinations, delusions, and behavior disturbance. Negative symptoms include blunted affect and attention, apathy, and lack of motivation and social interest.

Early-onset schizophrenia is a rare and severe mental illness in which children interpret reality abnormally. There are a range of problems with cognitive functioning, behavior, and emotions. Perceptions may be distorted and children or their parents may report that they have difficulty distinguishing reality. This is a diagnosis that is difficult to confirm in the early stages.

                                            The Assignment (2 pages)

· Compare at least two evidence-based treatment plans for adults diagnosed with

schizophrenia with evidence-based treatment plans for children and adolescents

diagnosed with schizophrenia.

· Explain the legal and ethical issues involved with forcing children diagnosed with

schizophrenia to take medication for the disorder and how a

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) may address those

issues.

PLEASE REMEMBER to include a title page, introduction, summary, and references

                                                             Learning Resources

Required Readings

Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

  • Chapter      31, “Child Psychiatry” (pp. 1268–1283)

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

  • “Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders”

McClellan, J., & Stock, S. (2013). Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with schizophrenia. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry52(9), 976–990. Retrieved from http://www.jaacap.com/article/S0890-8567(13)00112-3/pdf

Giles, L. L., & Martini, D. R. (2016). Challenges and promises of pediatric psychopharmacology. Academic Pediatrics, 16(6), 508–518. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2016.03.011

Hargrave, T. M., & Arthur, M. E. (2015). Teaching child psychiatric assessment skills: Using pediatric mental health screening tools. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 50(1), 60–72. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/docview/1702699596?accountid=14872

Stahl, S. M. (2014). Prescriber’s Guide: Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology (5th ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 

Week 5 Independent t Test Exercises

To prepare:

Refer to the Week 5 t Test Exercises and follow the directions to perform a t test.

Download and save the Polit2SetC.sav data set. You will open the data file in SPSS.

Compare your data output against the tables presented in the Week 5 t Test Exercises SPSS Output.

Formulate an initial interpretation of the meaning or implication of your calculations.

Refer to the Week 5 ANOVA Exercises and follow the directions to perform an ANOVA using the Polit2SetA.sav data set.

Formulate an initial interpretation of the meaning or implication of your calculations.

To complete:

Complete the Part I, Part II, and Part III steps and Assignments as outlined in the Week 5 t Test Exercises page.

Complete the steps and Assignment as outlined in the Week 5 ANOVA Exercises page.

Create one document with your responses to the t test exercises and the ANOVA exercises.

Part I

The hypothesis being tested is: Women who are working will have a lower level of depression as compared to women who are not working.

Using Polit2SetC SPSS dataset, which contains a number of mental health variables, determine if the above hypothesis is true.

Follow these steps when using SPSS:

1. Open Polit2SetC dataset.

2. Click Analyze then click Compare Means, then Independent Sample T-test.

3. Move the Dependent Variable (CES_D Score “cesd”) in the area labelled Test Variable.

4. Move the Independent Variable (Currently Employed “worknow”) into the area labelled Grouping Variable. The worknow variable is coded as (0= those women who do not work and 1= those women who are working).  Click on Define Groups in group 1 box type 0 and in group 2 box type 1. Click Continue.

5. Click continue and then click OK.

Assignment: Through analysis of the data and use of the questions below write one to two paragraphs summarizing your findings from this t-test.

1. How many women were employed versus not employed in the sample?

2. What is the total sample size?

3. What are the mean (SD) CES-D scores for each group?

4. Interpret the Levene’s statistic. (Hint: Is the assumption of homogeneity of variance met? Are equal variances assumed or not assumed?)

5. What is the value of the t-statistic, number of degrees of freedom and the p-value?

6. Does the data support the hypothesis? Why or why not?

Part II

Hypothesis: Women who reported depression scores in wave 1 and wave 2 of the study did not have a significant difference in their level of depression.

Using Polit2SetC SPSS dataset, determine if the above hypothesis is true.

Follow these steps when using SPSS:

1. Open Polit2SetC dataset.

2. Click Analyze then click Compare Means, then Paired Samples T-test.

3. First click on CES-D Score (cesd) and move it into the box labelled Paired Variables (in the rectangle for Pair 1 of Variable 1 and then click on CESD Score, Wave 1 (cesdwav1) and move it into the Paired Variables box (in the rectangle next to CES-D Score, pair 1, variable 2).

4. Click continue and then click OK.

Assignment: Through analysis of the data and use of the questions below write one to two paragraphs summarizing your findings from this t-test.

1. What is the total sample size?

2. What are the mean (SD) CES-D scores at wave 1 and wave 2?

3. What is the mean difference between the two time periods?

4. What is the value of the t-statistic, number of degrees of freedom and the p-value(sig)?

5. Does the data support the hypothesis? Why or why not?

Part III

Using Polit2SetC dataset, run independent groups t-tests for three outcomes. The outcome variables are CES-D Score (cesd), SF12: Physical Health Component Score, standardized (sf12phys) and SF12: Mental Health Component Score, standardized (sf12ment).

Follow these steps when using SPSS:

1. Open Polit2SetC dataset.

2. Click Analyze then click Compare Means, then Independent Sample T-test.

3. Move the Dependent Variables (CES_D Score “cesd”, SF12: Physical Health Component Score, standardized (sf12phys), and SF12: Mental Health Component Score, standardized (sf12ment) ) in the area labelled Test Variable.

4. Move the Independent Variable (Educational Attainment “educatn”) into the area labelled Grouping Variable. The educatn variable is coded as (1= no high school credential and 2=diploma or GED).  Click on Define Groups in group 1 box type 1 and in group 2 box type 2. Click Continue.

5. Click continue and then click OK.

Assignment: Create a table to present your results, use the table 6.3 in Chapter 6 as a model.  Write one or two paragraphs explaining your results.

REFERENCES

Gray, J.R., Grove, S.K., & Sutherland, S. (2017). Burns and Grove’s the practice of nursing research: Appraisal, synthesis, and generation of evidence (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier.

· Chapter 25, “Using Statistics to Determine Differences”

Chapter 5, “Statistical Inference”

Chapter 6, “t Tests: Testing Two Mean Difference

health care

Post a comprehensive response(250-350 words) to the following:

• Do health care workers have the right to conscientiously object to providing care if it varies from their own personal moral and ethical belief system? Please explain by providing an example.

•How would you apply the four ethical principles to your example?

• How might your answer differ based on your chosen profession in health care?

References to the files below:

Cantor, J. (2009). Conscientious Objection Gone Awry — Restoring Selfless Professionalism in Medicine. The New England Journal of Medicine. 360(15), p. 1484.

Cantor, J. & Baum, K. (2004) The Limits of Conscientious Objection – May Pharmacists Refuse to Fill Prescriptions for Emergency Contraception? The New England Journal of Medicine. 351(19), 2008-2012.

Health Questions

1. Discuss the difference between negative and positive feedback as it relates to homeostasis?  Give an example of positive or negative feedback in the body.

2. Briefly describe the communicable disease known as the West Nile Virus and discuss how it may be prevented.

3. Discuss the importance and types of lymphocytes. Where is each type found in the body? Discuss one that a person could live without & why?

4. There are many different types of immunity in the body. The main four being

  •  Innate (Natural) Immunity
  • Adaptive (Acquired) Immune
  • SystemActive Immunity
  • Passive Immunity

Discuss the three most important? Be sure to give supporting reasons for each. How do those who live outside of civilization protect their immunity without high tech advances such as immunization.

5. Discuss the functions of the skeletal system.
Describe the bones of the thoracic region of the body and how this region of bones works together to provide support and movement of the body.

6. Describe the skeletal disorder Bursitis. What causes this disease?  What are the effects of this disease and how is it treated?  What quality of life can be expected for someone with the disorder?

7. Describe three functions of the muscular system and three characteristic properties of muscular tissue.    Discuss the muscular action abduction and describe the movement of this action. Give (3) examples of movement (or day to day skills) by this muscular action.

8. Describe the muscular disease Myositis. What causes this disease?  What are the effects of this disease and how is it treated?  What quality of life can be expected for someone with the disorder?

health care organization.

 4-5 page paper that explains the purpose and characteristics of developing an effective vision for a health care organization.
  • Additionally, discuss the importance of organizational leadership communicating vision, and describe why some leaders fail at it.
  • Be sure to detail the strengths and weaknesses of developing and communicating a leader’s vision for a health care organization of your choice.