Transforming the current healthcare system

Assignment 1:

Part A. Information technology has been identified as an important factor in transforming the current healthcare system. Select at least two of the areas listed in your text and discuss how technology can be used in each to support and enhance the work of the nurse.

Part B. Using web resources listed below discuss what hospitals want or require of their nurses as it relates to computer competency. Content should include the use of computer hardware and software. Cite your source.

Part C. Write an introduction to the class about yourself and post it in the Introductory Discussion Forum. This can be accessed via the Discussions tab at the left of the Canvas screen or on the next modules page.

Each week you must respond to 2 peers assignments within 1 week after the due date. Each student is assigned two peers to respond to.

Web Resources:

www.iue.edu click on library resources to access journals.

An online journal designed to keep nurses in touch with the latest technological advances. CIN’s focus is to bring the sciences of computers, information, and nursing together while covering the application of computer technology to contemporary nursing practice.

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A list of links related to nursing informatics. http://www.nursing (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.portal.com/(Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Pearson support for textbook: http://www.pearsonhighered.com/mediaproducts/mysea… (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Rubric

Assignment Rubric

Assignment Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Description of criterion 100% 1. Clear and logical statements that either interprets, summarize, infer, compare, explain, exemplify, discuss or comment as indicated by the question or statement. 2. Explanation and/or examples provided to support ideas 3. Shows insight & when appropriate evidence of group contributions. 90% Clear statements with appropriate explanations or examples. 80% Clear statements with limited explanation, examples or did not answer all parts of the assignment. 70% Some unclear statements or incorrect explanations or examples. 60% Confusing, lacks explanation of reasoning. 0 Not submitted on time or unreadable. 100.0pts
Total Points: 100.0

 

Assignment 2:

Part A. The web sites below show you the inside of the computer and how it works. View this video on the 7 major components of a computer: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/23-computer-tour-video.htm (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

View How Computers Work: https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-science/how-computers-work2/v/khan-academy-and-codeorg-introducing-how-computers-work (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Link (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

After watching the videos talk about what was the most surprising information.

Part B. You are appointed to the hospital’s information technology committee as the representative for your nursing unit. The charges of the committee include the following:

  1. Identify PC software that is needed to accomplish unit work, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  2. Determine criteria for the selection and placement of hardware on the units. Discuss these issues and how they affect client care and workflow.

Each week you must respond to 2 peers assignments within 1 week after the due date. Each student is assigned two peers to respond to.

Rubric

Assignment Rubric

Assignment Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Description of criterion 100% 1. Clear and logical statements that either interprets, summarize, infer, compare, explain, exemplify, discuss or comment as indicated by the question or statement. 2. Explanation and/or examples provided to support ideas 3. Shows insight & when appropriate evidence of group contributions. 90% Clear statements with appropriate explanations or examples. 80% Clear statements with limited explanation, examples or did not answer all parts of the assignment. 70% Some unclear statements or incorrect explanations or examples. 60% Confusing, lacks explanation of reasoning. 0 Not submitted on time or unreadable. 100.0pts
Total Points: 100.0

 

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