Using your Dartmouth Microsystem Assessment, select a “Metric that Matters” from your microsystem assessment and/or reassessment to benchmark in your workplace. Provide a descriiption of the opportunity for improvement you selected. How is baseline data collected? How will you know the organization is meeting the desired goals for improvement?
In this discussion, explain how the PDSA Worksheet (Plan-Do-Study-Act = rapid-cycle testing) might help your team to assess whether a change leads to improvement using such a methodical learning process.
Comment on how many PDSA cycles you envision. When do you stop the rapid cycle testing?
Your comments are to include an APA in-text citations and a Reference List. Source material is to be integrated into the comments. Comments are to use sources found from a literature review, not solely on textbooks for the course.
Post and Respond
1. Create an initial post by that addresses the following in a maximum of 3 paragraphs total:
a. Share one new insight per age group that you gained from your readings. This means you should share four (4) insights: one (1) each for neonatal, infant, child, and adolescent. Please check the files section for materials needed for the assignment
b. Each insight should include some type of reference/relationship/comparison to how that population group is managed/cared for in your home culture.
Please discuss how telehealth/telemedicine is related to the regulatory requirements of HIPPA privacy laws. See attached file for 2 questions that need to be answered. Thank you.
Post a descriiption of the national healthcare issue/stressor you selected for analysis, and explain how the healthcare issue/stressor may impact your work setting. Then, describe how your health system work setting has responded to the healthcare issue/stressor, including a descriiption of what changes may have been implemented. Be specific and provide examples.
Please write about staff shortages. At my hospital, we use registry staff for nursing and telehealth for providers
Despite increased abilities across developmental realms, including the maturation of pain systems involving self-regulation and the coordination of affect and cognition, the transition to young adulthood is accompanied by higher rates of mortality, greater engagement in health-damaging behaviors, and an increase in chronic conditions. Rates of motor vehicle fatality and homicide peak during young adulthood, as do mental health problems, substance abuse, unintentional pregnancies, and sexually transmitted infections.
Describe how the advanced practice nurse can play a role in improving the health of young adults through preventive screening and intervention.
Please have at least 500 words. Please have at least two sources that are no older than five years.
Discuss the most effective levels of engagement that nurses can provide communities.
Please use at least two scholarly references that are no older than five years.
Topic – Nursing with a bias towards topics related to psychiatric-mental health patients
Students often come to NSG340 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing with a bias towards topics related to psychiatric-mental health patients. This bias is often related to previous experiences and/or how patients are portrayed in the media. Students choosing this elective will identify a personal bias related to a psychiatric-mental health issue. The paper will include the following elements that will be evaluated:
Please make reference to ESSENTIAL PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSNG INCLUDINF PAGE NUMBERS
Point Distribution Possible Points
Introductory paragraph including your bias
In-depth descriiption and discussion of your personal bias, including all the factors and/or experiences that may have contributed to the bias; more than one page long
How being in this PMHN course has impacted or will impact your bias; at least ½ page
A plan with at least six (6) specific documented (with page numbers from your course textbook) approaches to overcome this bias; each approach to be at least six (6) sentences
Grammar, word usage, sentence structure, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, no contractions, no more than three (3) direct quotes, 4-6 pages, etc.
APA 7 format including title and reference page, headings, 1” margins, needed citations, citations correct and with page numbers, double spacing, 11-point Calibri or 12-point Times New Roman font, etc. 12
I have uploaded the instructional PDF for you to follow instructions please, read it carefully and reach out if you have questions. Please format APA correctly. you can Choose any of the one topic below to write the paper on. Choose the organization or agency you are most interested in researching:
American Red Cross.
Habitat for Humanity.
Doctors Without Borders.
The Salvation Army.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
National Center for Transgender Equality.
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.
Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders.
Equal Justice Initiative.
National Alliance to End Homelessness.
World Health Organization.
The Arc: For People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Alliance for Retired Americans.
Futures Without Violence.
Blue Campaign: What Is Human Trafficking?
explanation of philosophy of nursing practice that briefly describes nursing experience. Explain belief that inform your philosophy of nursing practice and goal for expanding experience eg. embrace of diversity, global health issues, collaboration. Then, explain the DNP role as a social change agent and recommend at least once way you will advocate for positive social change.
The focus of this module’s discussion is to explore policy that relates to nursing workforce. You will think in depth about staffing, technology, and other factors that are and can be regulated through policy that impact nursing workforce.
Consider aspects of safe staffing standards. There are many components to consider including nurse/patient ratios; however, often ratios are the main focus of discussion. Review the literature for a peer-reviewed article that was published within the last 5 years related to safe staffing and address the following (You must search the literature for an article):
Summarize the article.
A. Does the article support or oppose safe staffing regulation?
B. Outline components to consider with safe staffing standards. C. Ratios may be included, but what other components should be considered to include in safe staffing standards?
D. Consider social, political, ethical, and economic factors on the workforce.
What are the potential benefits of safe staffing standards?
What are potential negative consequences of staffing standards?
E. Are you in favor of federal regulation for staffing levels? Provide a rationale.
2. With the current nursing workforce shortage, it is important to assess expansion of the workforce and retaining current nurses. Choose one of the following topics and discuss the concepts and how the issue can be addressed to improve the nursing workforce shortage.
A. Increasing nursing student enrollment and addressing the faculty shortage
B. Increasing diversity in the nursing workforce and addressing racism in nursing
C. Improve nurse retention and improving workplace conditions to improve nurse satisfaction.
3. How can nurses inform and influence the development of health policy related to information technology? How does the use of information technology in health care impact reimbursement in nursing?