I.  Application of Course Knowledge: Answer all questions/criteria with explanations and detail.

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a.  Describe one source of big data that you are likely to use in your future advanced practice nursing role.

b.  Identify the types of information that can be obtained from this source.

c.  Examine three ways data from this source can be used to impact client care.

d.  Discuss the role of the advanced practice nurse in data stewardship.

Preparing the Collaboration Café

Follow these guidelines when completing each component of the Collaboration Café. Contact your course faculty if you have questions.

General Instructions

Include the following sections:

  1. Application of Course Knowledge: Answer all questions/criteria with explanations and detail.
    1. Describe one source of big data that you are likely to use in your future advanced practice nursing role.
    2. Identify the types of information that can be obtained from this source.
    3. Examine three ways data from this source can be used to impact client care.
    4. Discuss the role of the advanced practice nurse in data stewardship.
  1. Engagement in Meaningful Dialogue: Engage peers by asking questions, and offering new insights, applications, perspectives, information, or implications for practice:
    1. Respond to at least one peer.
    2. Respond to a second peer post.
    3. Communicate using respectful, collegial language and terminology appropriate to advanced nursing practice.

 

NR583NP_W4 Collaboration Café
CriteriaRatingsPts
Application of Knowledge

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25 pts

Excellent

All requirements met.

23 pts

Very Good

3 requirements met.

21 pts

Satisfactory

2 requirement met.

13 pts

Needs Improvement

1 requirement met.

0 pts

Unsatisfactory

No requirements met.

/ 25 pts
Engagement in Meaningful Dialogue

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20 pts

Excellent

All requirements met.

17 pts

Satisfactory

2 requirements met.

10 pts

Needs Improvement

1 requirement met.

0 pts

Unsatisfactory

No requirements met.

/ 20 pts
Professionalism in Communication

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5 pts

Excellent

0–1 errors.

4 pts

Very Good

2–3 errors.

3 pts

Satisfactory

4-5 errors.

2 pts

Needs Improvement

6-7 errors.

0 pts

Unsatisfactory

More than 7 errors.

/ 5 pts
Discussion Late Penalty Deduction

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0 pts

No Points Deducted

All requirements met.

0 pts

Points Deducted

-(10% points calculate the point deduction for the assignment) for initial posts entered after Wednesday

/ 0 pts
Total Participation Manual Deduction

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0 pts

No Points Deducted

All requirements met.

0 pts

Points Deducted

-(10% points calculate the point deduction for the assignment) for not posting on a minimum of two separate days

role of advanced practice nurse in data stewardship

Application of Knowledge:

a. Source of Big Data: In my future advanced practice nursing role, one significant source of big data that I am likely to use is the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. EHRs encompass a vast amount of patient health information gathered from various healthcare encounters and are essential for providing comprehensive and coordinated care.

b. Types of Information Obtained: EHRs provide a wide array of information, including:

  • Patient demographics: Age, gender, race, and contact information.
  • Medical history: Past illnesses, surgeries, allergies, and family history.
  • Clinical assessments: Vital signs, physical examination findings, and chief complaints.
  • Diagnostic results: Laboratory tests, imaging studies, and diagnostic procedures.
  • Medication records: Prescriptions, dosage, administration, and adherence.
  • Treatment plans: Care plans, therapies, interventions, and referrals.
  • Progress notes: Documentation of patient visits, assessments, and interventions by healthcare providers.

c. Impact on Client Care: Data from EHRs can significantly impact client care in various ways:

  1. Personalized Care: By analyzing the comprehensive health information stored in EHRs, advanced practice nurses (APNs) can tailor care plans to meet the individual needs and preferences of patients. For example, understanding a patient’s medical history and medication regimen allows for personalized treatment approaches that optimize therapeutic outcomes while minimizing risks.
  2. Care Coordination: EHRs facilitate seamless communication and collaboration among healthcare team members, enabling APNs to coordinate care effectively across different settings and disciplines. APNs can access up-to-date patient information, track care transitions, and ensure continuity of care, thereby enhancing patient safety and satisfaction.
  3. Clinical Decision Support: EHRs offer built-in clinical decision support tools, such as alerts, reminders, and evidence-based guidelines, to assist APNs in making informed and evidence-based decisions at the point of care. These tools help APNs identify potential medication interactions, preventive screenings, and best practices, leading to improved clinical outcomes and patient adherence.

d. Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse in Data Stewardship:

  • APNs play a pivotal role in ensuring the responsible collection, management, and utilization of data within EHR systems.
  • They are responsible for accurately documenting patient information, maintaining data integrity, and adhering to privacy and security protocols to safeguard patient confidentiality.
  • APNs advocate for ethical and evidence-based use of data in clinical practice, promoting transparency, accountability, and patient-centered care.
  • They collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to analyze data, identify trends, and implement quality improvement initiatives aimed at enhancing patient outcomes and healthcare delivery.
  • APNs serve as educators and leaders in promoting data literacy and competency among healthcare professionals, empowering them to leverage technology and data-driven approaches to improve patient care.

Engagement in Meaningful Dialogue:

Peer Response: I found your discussion on the role of APNs in data stewardship quite insightful. Do you think there are specific challenges that APNs may face in ensuring data integrity and privacy within EHR systems, especially considering the increasing use of telehealth and remote monitoring technologies?

Second Peer Response: Your points on personalized care and clinical decision support utilizing EHR data resonate with my experiences in practice. Have you encountered any specific strategies or best practices for integrating EHR data into clinical workflows effectively?

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