Discussion: Nurse Leadership and Health Care Policy and Advocacy

Discussion: Nurse Leadership and Health Care Policy and Advocacy

Discussion: Nurse Leadership and Health Care Policy and Advocacy

  1. Explain how health care policy affects health care organizations, patient care, and cost-effective quality care. What measures can the nurse leader take as an advocate for patient care and addressing health care cost?
  2.  As an advanced practice nurse, propose strategies you can implement to increase your participation in the health care policymaking in order to support patient advocacy. Discussion: Nurse Leadership and Health Care Policy and Advocacy

Discussion: Nurse Leadership and Health Care Policy and Advocacy

Nursing Informatics and Nurse Leadership Roles

1. Review the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) website and discuss the resources that you found there. Discuss how the website might be used for networking in the nursing informatics profession.

2.Explain the role of the nurse leaders in implementing innovative care models. Explain how innovative modes of care affect collaboration between advanced registered nurses and other stakeholders in the industry.

Topic 5 Assignment – The Evolution of Nursing Informatics Presentation

Assessment Description

As an advanced registered nurse leader, you have an opportunity effect change through the practice of nursing health informatics. Informatics has evolved over time to become what it is today. Using the resources provided in this assignment, prepare a 12-15 PowerPoint presentation. Create speaker notes of 100-250 words for each slide. Include an additional slide for the title and references. For the presentation of your PowerPoint, use Loom to create a voice-over or a video. Refer to the topic Resources for additional guidance on recording your presentation with Loom. Include an additional slide for the Loom link at the beginning and another at the end for References.

Include the following in your presentation:

  1. Define nursing informatics.
  2. Provide a brief history of the field of nursing informatics. Discuss how the specialty has evolved.
  3. Discuss how nursing informatics affects nursing leadership, clinical practice, administration, education, and research.
  4. Explain how organizational policy on health information systems can be affected or impacted by government regulation.
  5. Discuss nurse-led innovation as it relates to the advances in informatics and how informatics innovation can be used to improve the quality of patient care.
  6. Provide an example of the role of the nurse in transforming health care data into knowledge that can improve patient care using nursing informatics practice.

You are required to cite three to five sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria and nursing content.

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. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.

Rubric Criteria

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Nursing Informatics Definition

7.5 points

Criteria Description

Nursing Informatics Definition

  1. 5: Excellent

7.5 points

A thorough and accurate definition of nursing informatics is presented. The definition demonstrates insight into field.

  1. 4: Good

6.9 points

A clear definition of nursing informatics is presented.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

6.6 points

A general definition of nursing informatics is presented.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

6 points

A definition of nursing informatics is only partially presented.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

A definition of nursing informatics is omitted.

History and Evolution of Nursing Informatics

7.5 points

Criteria Description

History and Evolution of Nursing Informatics

  1. 5: Excellent

7.5 points

The history of the field of nursing informatics, including how the specialty has evolved, is accurately and concisely discussed.

  1. 4: Good

6.9 points

The history of the field of nursing informatics, including how the specialty has evolved, is discussed. Some detail or rationale is needed for clarity.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

6.6 points

The history of the field of nursing informatics, including how the specialty has evolved, is summarized. Information or support is needed.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

6 points

The history of the field of nursing informatics, including how the specialty has evolved, is only partially discussed.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

The history of the field of nursing informatics, including how the specialty has evolved, is omitted.

Effect of Nursing Informatics

15 points

Criteria Description

Effect of Nursing Informatics on Nursing Leadership, Clinical Practice, Administration, Education, and Research

  1. 5: Excellent

15 points

The effect of nursing informatics on nursing leadership, clinical practice, administration, education, and research is clearly discussed. The narrative is insightful and well supported.

  1. 4: Good

13.8 points

The effect of nursing informatics on nursing leadership, clinical practice, administration, education, and research is discussed. Some detail or rationale is needed for clarity.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

13.2 points

The effect of nursing informatics on nursing leadership, clinical practice, administration, education, and research is summarized. Information or support is needed.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

12 points

The effect of nursing informatics on nursing leadership, clinical practice, administration, education, and research is only partially discussed.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

The effect of nursing informatics on nursing leadership, clinical practice, administration, education, and research is omitted.

Government Regulation Effect on Organizational Policy for Information Systems

15 points

Criteria Description

Government Regulation Effect on Organizational Policy for Information Systems

  1. 5: Excellent

15 points

A thorough explanation for how organizational policy on health information systems can be affected or impacted by government regulation is presented. The narrative is well supported.

  1. 4: Good

13.8 points

An explanation for how organizational policy on health information systems can be affected or impacted by government regulation is presented. Some detail or rationale is needed for clarity.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

13.2 points

A summary for how organizational policy on health information systems can be affected or impacted by government regulation is presented. Information or support is needed.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

12 points

A partial summary for how organizational policy on health information systems can be affected or impacted by government regulation is presented.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

An explanation for how organizational policy on health information systems can be affected or impacted by government regulation is presented.

Nurse-Led Innovation in Informatics and Quality of Patient Care

15 points

Criteria Description

Nurse-Led Innovation in Informatics and Quality of Patient Care

  1. 5: Excellent

15 points

An insightful and well-supported discussion on how a nurse-led innovation as it relates to the advances in informatics, including how informatics innovation can be used to improve the quality of patient care, is presented.

  1. 4: Good

13.8 points

A discussion on how a nurse-led innovation in the advances in informatics, including how informatics innovation can be used to improve the quality of patient care, is presented.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

13.2 points

A summary on how a nurse-led innovation in the advances in informatics, including how informatics innovation can be used to improve the quality of patient care, is presented. Information or support is needed.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

12 points

How a nurse-led innovation in the advances in informatics, including how informatics innovation can be used to improve the quality of patient care, is partially presented.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

How a nurse-led innovation in the advances in informatics, including how informatics innovation can be used to improve the quality of patient care, is omitted.

Example of Role of the Nurse in Transforming Health Care Data

7.5 points

Criteria Description

Example of Role of the Nurse in Transforming Health Care Data

  1. 5: Excellent

7.5 points

A realistic example of the role of the nurse in transforming health care data into knowledge that can improve patient care using nursing informatics practice is presented. The example demonstrates a clear understanding of how the advanced registered nurse can use heath care data to help improve quality patient care. Discussion: Nurse Leadership and Health Care Policy and Advocacy

  1. 4: Good

6.9 points

An example of the role of the nurse in transforming health care data into knowledge that can improve patient care using nursing informatics practice is presented. Some detail or rationale is needed for clarity.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

6.6 points

An example of the role of the nurse in transforming health care data into knowledge that can improve patient care using nursing informatics practice is summarized. There are inaccuracies or minor omissions.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

6 points

An example of the role of the nurse in transforming health care data into knowledge that can improve patient care using nursing informatics practice is only partially discussed.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

An example of the role of the nurse in transforming health care data into knowledge that can improve patient care using nursing informatics practice is omitted.

Required Sources

7.5 points

Criteria Description

Required Sources

  1. 5: Excellent

7.5 points

Number of required resources is met. Sources are current, and appropriate for the assignment criteria and nursing content.

  1. 4: Good

6.9 points

Number of required sources is met. Sources are current, but not all sources are appropriate for the assignment criteria and nursing content.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

6.6 points

Number of required sources is met, but sources are outdated or inappropriate.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

6 points

Number of required sources is only partially met.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

Sources are not included.

Presentation of Content

30 points

Criteria Description

Presentation of Content

  1. 5: Excellent

30 points

The content is written clearly and concisely. Ideas universally progress and relate to each other. The project includes motivating questions and advanced organizers. The project gives the audience a clear sense of the main idea. Discussion: Nurse Leadership and Health Care Policy and Advocacy

  1. 4: Good

27.6 points

The content is written with a logical progression of ideas and supporting information exhibiting a unity, coherence, and cohesiveness. Includes persuasive information from reliable sources.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

26.4 points

The presentation slides are generally competent, but ideas may show some inconsistency in organization or in their relationships to each other.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

24 points

The content is vague in conveying a point of view and does not create a strong sense of purpose. Includes some persuasive information.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

The content lacks a clear point of view and logical sequence of information. Includes little persuasive information. Sequencing of ideas is unclear.

Layout

15 points

Criteria Description

Layout

  1. 5: Excellent

15 points

The layout is visually pleasing and contributes to the overall message with appropriate use of headings, subheadings, and white space. Text is appropriate in length for the target audience and to the point. The background and colors enhance the readability of the text.

  1. 4: Good

13.8 points

The layout background and text complement each other and enable the content to be easily read. The fonts are easy to read and point size varies appropriately for headings and text.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

13.2 points

The layout uses horizontal and vertical white space appropriately. Sometimes the fonts are easy to read, but in a few places the use of fonts, italics, bold, long paragraphs, color, or busy background detracts and does not enhance readability. Discussion: Nurse Leadership and Health Care Policy and Advocacy

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

12 points

The layout shows some structure, but appears cluttered and busy or distracting with large gaps of white space or a distracting background. Overall readability is difficult due to lengthy paragraphs, too many different fonts, dark or busy background, overuse of bold, or lack of appropriate indentations of text.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

The layout is cluttered, confusing, and does not use spacing, headings, and subheadings to enhance the readability. The text is extremely difficult to read with long blocks of text, small point size for fonts, and inappropriate contrasting colors. Poor use of headings, subheadings, indentations, or bold formatting is evident.

Language Use and Audience Awareness (includes sentence construction, word choice, etc.)

15 points

Criteria Description

Language Use and Audience Awareness (includes sentence construction, word choice, etc.)

  1. 5: Excellent

15 points

The writer uses a variety of sentence constructions, figures of speech, and word choice in distinctive and creative ways that are appropriate to purpose, discipline, and scope.

  1. 4: Good

13.8 points

The writer is clearly aware of audience, uses a variety of appropriate vocabulary for the targeted audience, and uses figures of speech to communicate clearly.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

13.2 points

Language is appropriate to the targeted audience for the most part.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

12 points

Some distracting inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word choice are present. The writer exhibits some lack of control in using figures of speech appropriately.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

Inappropriate word choice and lack of variety in language use are evident. Writer appears to be unaware of audience. Use of primer prose indicates writer either does not apply figures of speech or uses them inappropriately.

Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)

7.5 points

Criteria Description

Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)

  1. 5: Excellent

7.5 points

Writer is clearly in control of standard, written, academic English.

  1. 4: Good

6.9 points

Slides are largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

6.6 points

Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

6 points

Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader.

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

Slide errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning.

Documentation of Sources

7.5 points

Criteria Description

Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)

  1. 5: Excellent

7.5 points

Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.

  1. 4: Good

6.9 points

Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct.

  1. 3: Satisfactory

6.6 points

Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present.

  1. 2: Less Than Satisfactory

6 points

Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors. Discussion: Nurse Leadership and Health Care Policy and Advocacy

  1. 1: Unsatisfactory

0 points

Sources are not documented.