Week 1: AACN Essentials Self-Assessment Results3131 unread replies.120120 replies.Download and open the AACN Essentials Self-Assessment (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Complete the self-assessment of your current comfort levels and total your score. If you are willing, please share your total score with your classmates in your discussion post. Identify areas where your knowledge could use improvement. Keep in mind that all professional nurses are knowledge workers. What questions do you have as they relate to nursing informatics and the AACN essentials?Week 2: Experiences With Healthcare Information Systems55 unread replies.131131 replies.Share your experiences with healthcare information systems, past or present. Has it been an easy transition or difficult? Why do you believe your experience has been positive or negative? If you are currently not working, how has the medical record exposure in nursing school impacted your current knowledge?Week 3: Opportunities for Improvement with Usability and Interoperability3535 unread replies.128128 replies.Usability and interoperability are major issues to consider in the development of Healthcare Information Systems (HIS). How do your organizations systems address these issues in terms of transfer of information versus re-entry at various points in the system (emergency department, inpatient, and home care)? With the knowledge you have gained from your readings, what evidence-based suggestions will you make to improve your systems?Week 4: Your Patient has a PHR (Personal Health Record)… Now What?No unread replies.120120 replies.Patient portals and personal health records (PHRs) are commonplace today. What are the pros and cons of having a PHR? What safeguards and decision-making support tools are included in patient portals and PHRs to help patients and healthcare professionals ensure safety?Week 5: Documentation and Reimbursement2121 unread replies.113113 replies.What is the impact of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) payment denial on the healthcare system? What are the implications for our nursing practice related to use of standardized terminology for documentation? How does this impact patient outcomes?Week 6: Distractors in our Environment2929 unread replies.128128 replies.Distractions are everywhere. They may include cellphones, the alarms sounding for multiple different reasons, overhead paging, monitors beeping, and staff interrupting our thoughts. Give an example of an ethical or legal issue that may arise if a patient has a poor outcome or sentinel event because of a distraction such as alarm fatigue. What does evidence reveal about alarm fatigue and distraction when it comes to patient safety?Week 7: Use of Personal Communication Devices in Patient Care SettingsNo unread replies.110110 replies.How can the use of the nurse’s personal communication device(s) impact patient care positively and/or negatively? What are the ethical and legal implications? What does the professional literature say about how communication devices can support safe nursing practice?Week 8: Reflective and Projected Practice6565 unread replies.110110 replies.Prior to posting, complete the Week 8 AACN Essentials Self-Assessment (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Compare your scores from Week 1 to Week 8. How far have you come? How will you use evidence to further improve your nursing informatics knowledge during the next two years of practice?NR361 Week 2 Patient Guide Latest 2017 AugustPatient Education Technology Guide to a Mobile Health Application PowerPoint: Guidelines and Grading RubricUpdated 4/26/2017PurposeThe purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate the skills of the professional nurse as an educator. You are to prepare a guide that will serve as a handout to assist a specific patient that you identify. Your guide or handout should help this patient find and evaluate a reliable mobile health, or mHealth application (app) that is already developed. This may be related to his or her disease process or diagnosis, or may be an app that can help a patient maintain or improve good health, and prevent illness.You will develop the guide using Microsoft PowerPoint. PowerPoint is a versatile application that lets you design slideshows and handouts. For this assignment, you will be using PowerPoint to create a guide or handout that you may print and give to patients and families. You will be submitting this PowerPoint file for grading.Course OutcomesThis assignment enables the student to meet the following Course Outcome.CO#1: Describe patient-care technologies as appropriate to address the needs of a diverse patient population. (PO#1)CO#5: Identify patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe nursing practice. (PO#5)PointsThis assignment is worth a total of 175 points.Due DateThe Patient Education Technology Guide to a Mobile Health Application PowerPoint assignment is due at the end of Week 2. Submit your completed assignment by Sunday; 11:59 p.m. MT. You may consult the Policies, under the Instruction & Resources Module, for details regarding late assignments. Late assignments will result in loss of points. Post questions about this assignment in the Q & A discussion.DirectionsUse Microsoft PowerPoint to create slides, which will be the basis of the guide or handout. You are required to cite your source(s) as it relates to your application slide. Other citations are permitted, but this is not a requirement for the assignment.Title slide (first slide): Include a title slide with your name and title of the presentation.Scenario Slide (one slide): This slide should include a brief scenario, then identify a patient who is experiencing a specific disease process or diagnosis who would benefit from an already developed and reliable mHealth app. Or, identify a person is currently healthy and would like to maintain or improve health and prevent illness. Be sure to include the nurse’s assessment of the patient’s learning needs and readiness to learn. Be specific.Example:Scenario for Ms. EllisJane Doe (your name here)Jennifer Ellis, a 62-year-old African American who has been recently diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD). She has been prescribed several medications she must take every day.The nephrologist has stressed the importance of leading a healthy life style to slow or stop the progression of CKD.She is interested in ways in which she can better track her health and make healthier choices.She is a high school graduate and iPhone user, mostly to send text messages to family and friends.She is eager to learn how to use an app that can help her manager her CKD.Prepare the following slides as if you are presenting them to the patient.mHealth Application Slide (one to three slides): Identify a developed and reliable mHealth app that could benefit the patient. Describe the app including its:NamePurposeIntended audienceMobile device(s) upon which it will operateWhere to download or obtain it. Include a working link if it is to be downloaded from a website.And any other information you believe would be pertinent to this situation.Sources that are used are cited.Teaching Slides (one to three slides): Prepare slides that contain important points about the app that you want to teach to the patient such as: how to use the app safely and effectively including how to interpret and act on the information that is provided.Evaluation Slide (one to three slides): Describe how you would determine the success of the patient’s use of this app. For example, include ways to evaluate the effectiveness of the teaching plan that are a good fit for the type of app or focus on specific ways that this app benefits the patient’s health and wellness.References (last slide): List any references for sources that were used or cited in the presentation.Writing and Design: There should be no spelling or grammatical errors. Writing is concise and clear. Avoid words that the patient may not understand. Slides are visually appealing incorporating graphics, photographs, colors, and themes.Review the section on Academic Integrity Policy found in the RNBSN Policies. All work must be original (in your own words) unless properly cited.Best Practices in Preparing PowerPoint SlideshowsBe creative, but realistic.Incorporate graphics, color, themes, or photographs to increase interest.Make easy to read with short bullet points and large font.Review directions thoroughly.Cite all sources within the slides with (author, year) as well as on the Reference slide.Proofread prior to final submission.Spell check for spelling and grammar errors prior to final submission.Abide by the Chamberlain academic integrity policy.Tutorial: For those not familiar with the development of a PowerPoint slideshow, the following link to the Microsoft website may be helpful. http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/training-FX101782702.aspx (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. The Chamberlain Student Success Strategies (CCSSS) offers a module on Computer Literacy that contains a section on PowerPoint. The link to SSP CCSSS may be found in your student portal.**Academic Integrity Reminder**Chamberlain College of Nursing values honesty and integrity. All students should be aware of the Academic Integrity policy and follow it in all discussions and assignments.By submitting this assignment, I pledge on my honor that all content contained is my own original work except as quoted and cited appropriately. I have not received any unauthorized assistance on this assignment.Please see the grading criteria and rubrics on this page.NR361 Week 4 Information Systems Paper Latest 2017 AugustInformation Systems in Healthcare Paper GuidelinesPurposeThe purpose of this assignment is to select a topic related to information systems in healthcare from the list provided, research and analyze the topic, and describe how you will apply your newfound knowledge to your nursing practice.Course OutcomesThis assignment enables the student to meet one or more of the following Course Outcomes depending upon the topic selected:CO#1: Describe patient-care technologies as appropriate to address the needs of a diverse patient population. (PO#1)CO#2: Analyze data from all relevant sources, including technology, to inform the delivery of care. (PO#2)CO#3: Define standardized terminology that reflects nursing’s unique contribution to patient outcomes. (PO#3)CO#4: Investigate safeguards and decision-making support tools embedded in patient care technologies and information systems to support a safe practice environment for both patients and healthcare workers. (PO#4)CO#5: Identify patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe nursing practice. (PO#5)CO#6: Discuss the principles of data integrity, professional ethics, and legal requirements related to data security, regulatory requirements, confidentiality, and client’s right to privacy. (PO#6)CO#7: Examine the use of information systems to document interventions related to achieving nurse sensitive outcomes. (PO#7)CO#8: Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force to institute change in delivery of nursing care. (PO#8)TopicsSelect ONE of these topics for the focus of your paper:Standard terminologies (CO3, CO8)Decision-making support tools (CO4, CO8)Patient education technology (CO5, CO8)Data integrity, legal and ethical implications (CO7, CO8)Directions1. You are to research, analyze, and write an APA-formatted scholarly paper about the topic that you have selected.2. Write an introduction that defines and describes the topic. Address what purpose the topic serves and how it impacts the delivery of healthcare in general, and nursing care in particular. Keep in mind that APA guidelines state you are not to use the heading of Introduction, but you should include it at the beginning of your paper.3. Search for scholarly sources and relevant websites. Include a minimum of two scholarly sources. The course textbook does not qualify as a scholarly source. Cite all sources in the body of the paper and include them in the References list following proper APA formatting.4. Provide one example of this topic. Describe the main features or aspects of the example with support from your sources.5. Describe an experience where the topic impacted you personally, either when you were receiving health care, or when you were providing nursing care.Relate one positive aspect or one negative aspect of this experience and how it could have been improved.6. Write a conclusion that summarizes the topic, purpose and how your newfound insight will influence your nursing care.7. Use Microsoft Word to develop your paper. Use APA formatting. Refer to the Publication manual of the APA, 6th edition. Review the various APA documents included in this course and the Chamberlain Care Student Success Strategies (CCSSS) that can help you with your writing. Take advantage of the tutoring services that are available to Chamberlain students for free.8. The length of the paper should be a maximum of 4-5 pages, excluding the title page and the reference page. There should only be one small quote maximum in the paper. Citations should primarily include summary and restatement.NR361 Week 6 Interview with a Nursing Information Expert Latest 2017 AugustInterview with a Nursing Information ExpertInterviewer FormYour Name:Date:Your Instructors Name:Directions:After completing your interview, you mustuse this form to submit your assignment to the Dropbox.You may usethe form to capture information as you conduct your interview, or fill it in later. The form is expandable and will enlarge the textbox to accommodate your answers. Do not rely only on this form for everything you must include! Please look in Course Resources for specific instructionsin the Guidelines for this assignment.CriteriaFill in the answers in this column.Demographics: Provide initials of the RN, officialjob title of interviewee that includes the type of nursing information roleand the date the interview was conducted.Types of nursing information expert may be considered include, but are not limited to, Nursing Clinical Information Manager; Super User, Director/Manger Clinical Education; Chief Information Officer; Quality Assurance or Performance Improvement Nurse; Nurse Informaticist; Telenursing Specialist; Nurse Abstractor; Case Manager; Compliance Nurse.Required Questions(answer EVERY question in this section)1. Describe your career path to your current position. Include information about education and experiences.2. Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force in delivery of nursing care at your facility.3. What safeguards and decision-making support tools are embedded in patient care technologies and information systems that support safe practice at your facility?4. Tell me about patient care technologies that have improved patient care at your facility.5. What groups of healthcare workers rely on you to collect high quality information/data and how is that information utilized?Optional Questions(answer only ONE question from the choices below)1. Please tell me what challenges you have faced in dealing with other disciplines who may not understand the needs of nurses/nursing?2. Please share an example of how garbage in/garbage out (GIGO) impacted a decision related to your information/data collection.3. Please give me an example of how the lack of interprofessional collaboration impacted your role.4. Please describe what a typical day on the job is like for you?Follow-up Questions(Answer all of these. Please do not ask them during the interview.Instead, reflect and answer them afterwards.)1. How will completing this interview impact your practice as a BSN-prepared nurse? Give specific examples.2. Resources:Scholarly articles or texts that were used prior to the interview to familiar. Complete in APA format. (The references should be within the last five years).Clearly states how each resource helped prepare for the interview.Resource #1:Resource # 2:
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