The purpose of this assignment is to examine health care data on hospital-associated infections and determine the best methods for presenting the data to stakeholders. Use the scenario below and the “Hospital Associated Infections Data” Excel spreadsheet to complete the assignment.

Scenario

You have been tasked with displaying Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital quality measures data for a 5-year period on four quality measures at your site. After examining the data, identify trends and determine the best way to present the actionable information to stakeholders.

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Assignment

Create a 10-15 slide PowerPoint presenting the data to the stakeholders. Address the following in your PowerPoint:

  1. What conclusions can be drawn for each quality measure over the 5-year period?
  2. What trends do you see for each quality measure over the 5-year period?
  3. When comparing each quality measure, is the quality measure better than, worse than, or no different from the national benchmark over time?
  4. Based on your examination of the data, which of the quality measures should you prioritize and why?
  5. Develop a quality improvement metric and related measures to improve care processes, outcomes, and the patient experience relating to the identified area of opportunity.
  6. Explain how you would monitor the metric and use collected data for improvement.  

Include a title slide, references slide, and comprehensive speaker notes.

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 not required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.

This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competency: 

MSN Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems 

6.6 Develop and monitor continuous quality improvement metrics and measures to improve care processes, outcomes, and the patient experience.

Instructions

You have been hired as a high school nutritionist and your first big task is to carry out a “Healthy Lifestyles” nutrition campaign. You want the students you work with to understand the relationship between the four categories of biological macromolecules and the food they eat.

Prepare a brochure or flyer that clearly and accurately educates your students about lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids. Your flyer should include the following information about each type of macromolecule:

  • structural makeup
  • overall function in the body
  • types of food where each biomolecule can be found

Your flyer should also include an overall theme that emphasizes the importance of a healthy diet.

Take a look at the hints in this worked example for help completing this assessment.

Basic Requirements (the assignment will not be accepted or assessed unless the follow criteria have been met):

  • Assignment has been proofread and does not contain any major spelling or grammatical errors
  • Assignment includes appropriate references
  • Assignment includes a food source for each biomolecule illustrated.
  • Assignment emphasizes an overall healthy diet.

It’s undeniable the vital role our immune system has in our day-to-day lives. Whether it’s the protecting your body against bacteria & toxins or neutralizing harmful substances from the environment – the immune system is at the root of it all.

In 1500 words or less, please explain the importance of a healthy immune system & how it impacts our bodies & future.

Using the concept map, select a hematologic disorder and complete the fields included on the map.

  1. Include the pathophysiology of the hematologic disorder
  2. Explain the etiology of the hematologic disorder
  3. Describe the clinical manifestations of the hematologic disorder
  4. Provide the treatment for the hematologic disorder

Use at least one scholarly source to support your findings. Examples of scholarly sources include academic journals, textbooks, reference texts, and CINAHL nursing guides. Be sure to cite your sources in-text and on a References page using APA format.

You can find useful reference materials for this assignment in the School of Nursing guide:

Have questions about APA? Visit the online APA guide: https://guides.rasmussen.edu/apa

Hematology Concept Map