Nursing research Paper

Research Exercise

Due Week 1 and worth 50 points

Out of 200 applicants, you have been selected to work as the manager in the research department for a special task force with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Review the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov. Your first assignment on this special task force is to focus on Opioid Overdose. The CDC reports that from 1999 to 2015, more than 183,000 people died in the U.S. from overdose related to prescription opioids.

The CDC has been researching the impact of opioid overdose to protect the public’s health and prevent opioid overdose deaths using surveillance and research. You will focus on two primary areas: 1) opioid prescribing guidelines for physicians, and 2) ways hospitals can create prescription drug monitoring as a part of their Quality Management Department (seehttps://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/index.html).

Locate a peer-reviewed journal article related to quality in healthcare.  

  1. Analyze how this article can be used in the Quality Management (QM) Department.
  2. Determine how your article can be used by hospitals to monitor prescription drug programs.
  3. Write a 150-word summary of your article and determine how it can be used in the QM. The summary should follow the SESC formula: State, Explain, Support and Conclude.
  4. Utilizing SWS format, write a reference at the bottom of your summary. The citation must follow SWS format. Note:Wikipedia and similar websites do not qualify as quality resources.
  5. This course requires use of new Student Writing Standards (SWS). The format is different than other Strayer University courses. Please take a moment to review the SWS documentation for details.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Analyze the critical management issues, purpose, functions, and performance measures of different departments within healthcare organizations.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in health services organization management.
  • Write clearly and concisely about health services organization management using proper writing mechanics.

SWOT Analysis Nursing Paper

SWOT Activity – 10-Slide PowerPoint

Due Week 2 and worth 50 points

As indicated in the Research Activity, out of 200 applicants, you were selected to work as the manager in the research department for a special task force with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Review the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov. Your first assignment with the special task force is to focus on Opioid Overdose. The CDC reports that from 1999 to 2015, more than 183,000 people died in the U.S. from overdose related to prescription opioids.

The CDC has been researching the impact of opioid overdose to protect the public’s health and prevent opioid overdose deaths using surveillance and research. Your focus is two primary areas: 1) opioid prescribing guidelines for physicians, and 2) ways hospitals can create prescription drug monitoring as a part of their Quality Management Department (seehttps://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/index.html).

The CDC sent you to a local hospital, and based on your Research Activity, you were asked to provide the hospital leaders with a 10-slide PowerPoint to explain your research findings and to include a SWOT analysis. Your research skills used to create a SWOT analysis is based on Chapter 3 in the textbook and from the Research Exercise. SWOT stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats; this analysis tool can be used to identify forces that can potentially help or harm the healthcare organization. Review the SWOT examples in Figures 1 and 2; listen to the Week 1 Lecture in Blackboard, and review the video on SWOT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_6AVRGLXGA.

Figure 1

Figure 2

Your 10-slide SWOT PowerPoint should follow this format:

  1. Slide 1 should be a cover page; 
  2. Slide 2 is the background; 
  3. Slides 3-9 should have a Thesis Statement and follow the SESC formula: State, Explain, Support, and Conclude; and
  4. Slide 10 is the reference page and should contain at least three (3) quality peer-reviewed references in SWS format. Note:Wikipedia and similar websites do not qualify as quality resources.
  5. This course requires use of new Student Writing Standards (SWS). The format is different than other Strayer University courses. Please take a moment to review the SWS documentation for details.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Analyze the critical management issues, purpose, functions, and performance measures of different departments within healthcare organizations.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in health services organization management.
  • Write clearly and concisely about health services organization management using proper writing mechanics.

This Is A Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) Assignment.

This is a Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment.

Nursing theories are tested and systematic ways to implement nursing practice. Select a nursing theory and its conceptual model. Prepare a 10-15 slide PowerPoint in which you describe the nursing theory and its conceptual model and demonstrate its application in nursing practice. Include the following:

  1. Present an overview of the nursing theory. Provide evidence that demonstrates support for the model’s efficacy in nursing practice. Explain how the theory proves the conceptual model.
  2. Explain how the nursing theory incorporates the four metaparadigm concepts.
  3. Provide three evidence-based examples that demonstrate how the nursing theory supports nursing practice. Provide support and rationale for each.

Refer to the resource, “Creating Effective PowerPoint Presentations,” located in the Student Success Center, for additional guidance on completing this assignment in the appropriate style.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. 

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

Personal Philosophy of Nursing Essay

Personal Philosophy of Nursing Essay 

Use the questions from Box 3-2 on page 111 of your textbook as a guide as you write your personal philosophy of nursing. The essay is to be typewritten and double-spaced (1,000 words) and should include the following: 

1. Introduction that includes who you are and where you practice nursing 

2. Definition of nursing 

3. Assumptions or underlying beliefs 

4. Definitions and examples of the major domains of nursing 

5. Summary that includes answers to the following questions: a. How are the domains connected? b. What is your vision of nursing for the future? c. What are the challenges that you will face as a nurse? d. What are your goals for professional development? 

Personal Philosophy of Nursing Essay 

Use the questions from Box 3-2 on page 111 of your textbook as a guide as you write your personal philosophy of nursing. The essay is to be typewritten and double-spaced (1,000 words) and should include the following: 

1. Introduction that includes who you are and where you practice nursing 

2. Definition of nursing 

3. Assumptions or underlying beliefs 

4. Definitions and examples of the major domains of nursing 

5. Summary that includes answers to the following questions: a. How are the domains connected? b. What is your vision of nursing for the future? c. What are the challenges that you will face as a nurse? d. What are your goals for professional development? 

Grading Criteria for the Philosophy of Nursing Essay: 

Introduction  10% 

Definition of nursing    20% 

Assumptions or underlying beliefs  20% 

Definitions of major domains of nursing   25% 

Summary  10%

Organization, focus, grammar, spelling, 

punctuation, and usage (writing rubric)   10% 

APA   5% 

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