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Create a 2-4 page annotated bibliography and summary based on your research related to best practices addressing one of the health care problems or issues in the Assessment Topic Areas media piece faced by a health care organization that is of interest to you.

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Create a 2-4 page annotated bibliography and summary based on your research related to best practices addressing one of the health care problems or issues in the Assessment Topic Areas media piece faced by a health care organization that is of interest to you.
IntroductionIn your professional life, you will need to find credible evidence to support your decisions and your plans of action. You will want to keep abreast of best practices to help your organization adapt to the ever-changing health care environment. Being adept at research will help you find the information you need. For this assessment, you will review the Assessment Topic Areas media piece and select one of the health care problems or issues to research, which will be a current health care problem or issue faced by a health care organization that is of interest to you.
InstructionsNote: The requirements outlined below correspond to the grading criteria in the scoring guide. At a minimum, be sure to address each point. In addition, you are encouraged to review the performance-level descriptions for each criterion to see how your work will be assessed.
For this assessment, research best practices related to a current health care problem. Your selected problem or issue will be utilized again in Assessment 4. To explore your chosen topic, you should use the first two steps of the Socratic Problem-Solving Approach to aid your critical thinking.
View the Assessment Topic Areas media piece and select one of the health care problems or issues in the media piece to research. Write a brief overview of the selected topic. In your overview:Summarize the health care problem or issue.
Describe your interest in the topic.
Describe any professional experience you have with this topic.
Identify peer-reviewed articles relevant to health care issue or problem.Conduct a search for scholarly or academic peer-reviewed literature related to the topic and describe the criteria you used to search for articles, including the names of the databases you used. You will select four current scholarly or academic peer-reviewed journal articles published during the past 3-5 years that relate to your topic.Refer to the NHS-FPX4000: Developing a Health Care Perspective Library Guide to help you locate appropriate references.
Use keywords related to the health care problem or issue you are researching to select relevant articles.
Assess the credibility and explain relevance of the information sources you find.Determine if the source is from an academic peer-reviewed journal.
Determine if the publication is current.
Determine if information in the academic peer-reviewed journal article is still relevant.
Analyze academic peer-reviewed journal articles using the annotated bibliography organizational format. Provide rationale for inclusion of each selected article. The purpose of an annotated bibliography is to document a list of references along with key information about each one. The detail about the reference is the annotation. Developing this annotated bibliography will create a foundation of knowledge about the selected topic. In your annotated bibliography:Identify the purpose of the article.
Summarize the information.
Provide rationale for inclusion of each article.
Include the conclusions and findings of the article.
Write your annotated bibliography in a paragraph form. The annotated bibliography should be approximately 150 words (1-3 paragraphs) in length.
List the full reference for the source in APA format (author, date, title, publisher, et cetera) and use APA format for the annotated bibliography.
Make sure the references are listed in alphabetical order, are double-spaced, and use hanging indents.
Summarize what you have learned from developing an annotated bibliography.Summarize what you learned from your research in a separate paragraph or two at the end of the paper.
List the main points you learned from your research.
Summarize the main contributions of the sources you chose and how they enhanced your knowledge about the topic.
Example Assessment: You may use the following to give you an idea of what a Proficient or higher rating on the scoring guide would look like:
Assessment 2 Example [PDF].
Additional RequirementsYour assessment should also meet the following requirements:
Length: 2-4 typed, double-spaced pages, not including the title page and reference page.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
APA tutorial: Use the APA Style Paper Tutorial [DOCX] for guidance.
Written communication: Write clearly and logically, with correct use of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
Content: Provide a title page and reference page following APA style.
References: Use at least four scholarly or academic peer-reviewed journal articles.
APA format: Follow current APA guidelines for in-text citation of outside sources in the body of your paper and also on the reference page.
Competencies MeasuredBy successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and scoring guide criteria:
Competency 2: Apply scholarly information through critical thinking to solve problems in the field of health care.Assess the credibility and relevance of information sources.
Analyze academic peer-reviewed journal articles using the annotated bibliography organizational format.
Summarize what was learned from developing an annotated bibliography.
Competency 4: Write for a specific audience, in appropriate tone and style, in accordance with Capella’s writing standards.Apply academic peer reviewed journal articles relevant to the health care problem or issue being researched.
Produce text with minimal grammatical, usage, spelling, and mechanical errors.
Integrate into t
Introduction
Selecting a topic for your written assessments can be challenging, but it’s important to make a thoughtful choice.Choose a topic area of interest to you from the topic suggestions in this media piece. You will use this topic to complete Assessments 2 and 3. Be sure to select a topic that will be manageable for a written assessment.To explore the chosen topic, you should use the Socratic Problem-Solving Approach, focusing on the sections specifically called out in the assessment guidelines.Topic 1: Limited Access to Healthcare
Short Description:
Consumers face barriers to healthcare access for assorted reasons. For example: due to geographic location, provider availability, transportation issues and mobility.Potential Intervention Approaches:
– Healthcare information online
– Telemedicine
– In–home healthcare services
Keywords for Articles:
online health information seeking, health care access, health information systems, consumer health information, chronic disease, health information search, health seeking behavior, rural nursingReferences:Bhandari, N. (2014). Seeking health information online: does limited healthcare access matter? Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA (1067-5027), 21 (6), p. 1113. https://www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.library.capella.edu/pmc/articles/PMC4215038/Lee, K., Hoti, K., Hughes, J. D., & Emmerton, L. (2014). Dr Google and the Consumer: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Navigational Needs and Online Health Information-Seeking Behaviors of Consumers with Chronic Health Conditions. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16(12), e262. http://doi.org.library.capella.edu/10.2196/jmir.37…Ware, P., Bartlett, S. J., Paré, G., Symeonidis, I., Tannenbaum, C., Bartlett, G., … Ahmed, S. (2017). Using eHealth Technologies: Interests, Preferences, and Concerns of Older Adults. Interactive Journal of Medical Research, 6(1), e3. http://doi.org.library.capella.edu/10.2196/ijmr.44…Pratt, D. (2015). Telehealth and telemedicine. Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology. (1059-4280), 25 (3), p. 495. http://www.lexisnexis.com.library.capella.edu/hott…Topic 2: Healthcare Disparities
Short Description:
In 2010, the Federal Department of Human and Health Service (DHHS) launched the Healthy People 2020 goals to include a goal to eliminate health inequality/disparity. Healthy People 2020 defines a health disparity as “a particular type of health difference that is closely linked with social, economic, and/or environmental disadvantage. Health disparities adversely affect groups of people who have systematically experienced greater obstacles to health based on their racial or ethnic group; religion; socioeconomic status; gender; age; mental health; cognitive, sensory, or physical disability; sexual orientation or gender identity; geographic location; or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion” (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 2017, p.1).Potential Intervention Approaches:
– Federal goals
– Community health improvement plans
– Patient advocacy efforts
– “Triple Aim” for populations
Keywords for Articles:
health disparities, community health assessment, community health improvement plan, strategic planning, local health departments, health inequitiesReferences:Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (2017). Disparities. Retrieved from https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundatio…Shah G.H., & Sheahan J.P. (2016). Local health departments’ activities to address health disparities and inequities: Are we moving in the right direction? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016; 13(1):44. http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/13/1/44Institute for Healthcare Improvement. (2017). Triple Aim for Populations. http://www.ihi.org/Topics/TripleAim/Pages/Overview…Topic 3: Medication Errors
Short Description:
A medication error is a preventable adverse effect of a patient taking the wrong medication or dosage, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. Medication errors can be a source of serious patient harm, including death.Potential Intervention Approaches:
– Medical staff education
– Packaging improvements
– Patient medication safety training
Keywords for Articles:
medication administration, medication errors, medication safetyReferences:Cohen, M. (2016). Medication errors (miscellaneous). Nursing. 46(2):72, February 2016. DOI: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000476239.09094.06Institute for Healthcare Improvement. (2017). Improve Core Processes for Administering Medications. http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Changes/Improve…Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2012). Table 6: Categories of Medication Error Classification. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-…Schmidt, K., Taylor, A., & Pearson, A. (2017). Reduction of medication errors: A unique approach. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. 32(2), April/June 2017, 150–156.Topic 4: Healthcare System Errors
Short Description:
The health care system in the United States has been the subject of much debate as experts try to determine the best way to deliver high-quality care. In Crossing the Quality Chasm, the Institute of Medicine (2001) called for the redesign of health care delivery systems and their external environments to promote care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable.Potential Intervention Approaches:
– Systemwide transformation
– Process redesign
– Electronic health records
Keywords for Articles:
multi-stakeholder collaboration, healthcare system redesignReferences:Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Quality of Health Care in America. (2001). Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US).Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2017). Hospitals and Health Systems. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/index.ht…Roberts, B. (2017). Relationship-based care: The institute of medicine’s core competencies in action. Creative Nursing, 05/2016, 22(2).
Applying Research Skills Scoring Guide
CRITERIANON-PERFORMANCEBASICPROFICIENTDISTINGUISHED
Apply academic peer reviewed journal articles relevant to the health care problem or issue being researched.Does not describe academic peer reviewed journal articles related to the health care problem or issue being researched.Describes academic peer reviewed journal articles related to the health care problem or issue being researched.Applies academic peer reviewed journal articles relevant to the health care problem or issue being researched.Applies academic peer reviewed journal articles relevant to the health care problem or issue being researched, including why the chosen articles are relevant to the topic.
Assess the credibility of information and explain the relevance of the information sources.Does not describe origin of information or relevant aspects of the information sources.Describes a few of the origins of the information and relevant aspects of the information sources.Assess the credibility of information and explain the relevance of the information sources.Assesses the credibility of information, explaining the process used for determining the sources’ credibility, and explains the relevance of the information sources, providing the reasons for considering the sources relevant to the topic.
Analyze academic peer-reviewed journal articles using the annotated bibliography organizational format.Does not analyze academic peer-reviewed journal articles using the annotated bibliography organizational format.Analyzes academic peer-reviewed journal articles but fails to use the annotated bibliography format effectively.Analyzes academic peer-reviewed journal articles using the annotated bibliography organizational format.Analyzes academic peer-reviewed journal articles using the annotated bibliography organizational format, and provides rationale for inclusion of each selected article.
Summarize what was learned from developing an annotated bibliography.Does not describe what was learned from developing the annotated bibliography.Describes a portion of what was learned from developing the annotated bibliography.Summarizes what was learned from developing an annotated bibliography.Summarizes what was learned from developing the annotated bibliography, including examples.
Produce text with minimal grammatical, usage, spelling, and mechanical errors.Produces text with significant grammatical, usage, spelling, and mechanical errors, making text difficult to follow.Produces text with some grammatical, usage, spelling, and mechanical errors, making text difficult to follow at times.Produces text with minimal grammatical, usage, spelling, and mechanical errors.Produces text free of grammatical, usage, spelling, and mechanical errors.
Integrate into text appropriate use of scholarly sources, evidence, and citation style.Does not integrate into text appropriate use of scholarly sources, evidence, and citation style.Integrates into text mostly appropriate use of scholarly sources, evidence, and citation style, but there are lapses in style use.Integrates into text appropriate use of scholarly sources, evidence, and citation style.Integrates into text appropriate use of scholarly sources, evidence, and citation style without errors and uses current reference sources.
xt appropriate use of scholarly sources, evidence, and citation style.ASSESSMENT 2: APPLYING RESEARCH SKILLS
Before you start researching, please read your assessment instructions and review the Assessment Topic Areas media piece carefully. Keep track of which database and keywords you use, as that information is required to successfully complete the assessment.You are to research best practices related to a current health care problem, which you must choose from the the above-mentioned media piece. Each topic provides you with suggested keywords.If you need information about how to access Summon or the library databases, please review the Guide Home page.On this page:Search strategies for “Limited Access to Healthcare” Search strategies for “Healthcare Disparities”
Search strategies for “Medication Errors”
Search strategies for “Healthcare System Errors”
LIMITED ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE: EXAMPLE SEARCHES
Below are some examples to get you started. The following searches are only examples! There is no single way to search. It’s OK to try other databases, keywords, and limiters to see what gets the best results for your specific needs.Possible Keywords
healthcare access
health services accessibility
online health information
seek OR search
health information systems
consumer health information
chronic disease
health information
help-seeking behavior
limited mobility
people with disabilities
rural transportation
“United States” – Use quotation marks around two or more words that must be searched as an exact phrase. Option 1: Summon Advanced Search
You can access Summon from the Library Home page and then choose the Advanced Search option which appears to the right of the search box.The following search is only one example. You may want to try other databases, keywords, or filters to see what gets the best results for your specific interests.Line 1: healthcare access (change “All fields” dropdown menu to “Abstract”)Line 2: rural (change “All fields” dropdown menu to “Abstract”)Click the plus (+) sign after the second line to add a third one.Line 3: “united states”Limit your search by date and peer review status, as needed. The search in the screenshot below is limited to full text, peer-review, and articles from the “Last 5 Years”. Option 2: Database Search (CINAHL Complete)
Your keyword options are listed at the top of this box. The following search is only one example. You may want to try other databases, keywords, or limiters to see what gets the best results for your specific interests.Navigate to the CINAHL Complete database or another discipline-specific database:Line 1: healthcare or health services (change “Select a Field” dropdown to AB Abstract)Line 2: access or accessibility or barriers (change “Select a Field” dropdown to AB Abstract)Line 3: rural (change “Select a Field” dropdown to AB Abstract)Limit your search by date and peer review status, as needed.You can also keep scrolling down on the page to the “Geographic subset” limiter if you want to focus results to the USA or other regions of the world. If you scroll down further on the advanced search page, there is also an option to choose a “Geographical subset”. This will let you focus your search to articles that are from specific regions in the world. If you try different keywords, run your search without changing any of the “Select a Field” dropdown menus!Browse your results to see if they look on topic. If you have too many results, you have a few options to focus your search.Add search terms for another concept on another line.
Change the “Select a Field” dropdown menu for one or more lines to “AB Abstract”. That tells the database to only pull results for articles that use your search terms in the abstract (summary) of the article. Change the “Select a Field” dropdown menu for one or more lines to “SU Subject”. Only use this limiter if you use a keywords that is also listed in the “Subject” section of the best results for your topic. This is because the database will only retrieve results if your search term is used as a subject.
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HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES: EXAMPLE SEARCHES
Below are some examples to get you started. The following searches are only examples! There is no single way to search. It’s OK to try other databases, keywords, and limiters to see what gets the best results for your specific needs.Possible Keywords
Healthcare OR health care
Health disparities
Reduce or decrease or minimize or prevent
Inclusion or equity
Healthcare equity
Federal goals
Community health improvement
Patient advocacy
population health
prevention or screening
“Triple Aim” – Use quotation marks around two or more words that must be searched as an exact phrase.
Option 1: Summon Advanced Search
You can access Summon from the Library Home page and then choose the Advanced Search option which appears to the right of the search box.Line 1: “community health” (Quotation marks tell the database that the words must be searched as a phrase.)Line 2: prevention OR screening (The OR must be capitalized.)Change the “All fields” dropdown menu for the first line to “Abstract”.Limit your search by date and peer review status, as needed. The search in the screenshot below is limited to full text, peer-review, and articles from the last “5 Years”. Option 2: Database Search (CINAHL Complete)
Your keyword options are listed at the top of this box. Remember, you can try other databases and keywords, as needed.Navigate to the CINAHL Complete database (or another discipline-specific database):Line 1: health disparities (change “Select a Field” to AB Abstract)Line 2: reduce or decrease or minimize or prevent (change “Select a Field” to AB Abstract)Limit your search by date and peer review status, as needed. The search in the screenshot below is limited to full text, peer-review, and the most current 5 years.Scroll through your results to see if they look on topic. If you have too many results, you can add search terms for another concept on another line or change the “Select a Field” dropdown menu for one or more lines to “AB Abstract”. That tells the database to only pull results for articles that use your search terms in the abstract (summary) of the article.MEDICATION ERRORS: EXAMPLE SEARCHES
Below are some examples to get you started. The following searches are only examples! There is no single way to search. It’s OK to try other databases, keywords, and limiters to see what gets the best results for your specific needs.Possible Keywords
medication
medication OR drugs
medication errors
medication safety
quality improvement
standards OR ethics
prevention OR control
Option 1: Summon Advanced Search
You can access Summon from the Library Home page and then choose the Advanced Search option which appears to the right of the search box.Line 1: medication errorsLine 2: standards OR ethics OR ethical (The ORs must be capitalized in Summon searches.)Limit your search by date and peer review status, as needed. The search in the screenshot below is limited to full text, peer-review, and articles from the last “5 Years”. This particular search will get over 90,000 results, but the top results should be the most relevant. Option 2: Database Search (CINAHL Complete)
Your keyword options are listed at the top of this box. Remember, you can try other databases and keywords, as needed.Navigate to the CINAHL Complete database (or another discipline-specific database):Line 1: medication errors (change “Select a Field” to SU Subject)Line 2: quality improvement Limit your search by date and peer review status, as needed. The search in the screenshot below is limited to full text, peer-review, English, and the most current 5 years.Scroll through your results to see if they look on topic. If you have too many results, you can add search terms for another concept on another line or change the “Select a Field” dropdown menu for one or more lines to “AB Abstract”. That tells the database to only pull results for articles that use your search terms in the abstract–or summary–of the article. (SU Subject will only help if you the search term you’re using is also a subject that is used by the database to tag articles.)HEALTHCARE SYSTEM ERRORS: EXAMPLE SEARCHES
Below are some examples to get you started. The following searches are only examples! There is no single way to search. It’s OK to try other databases, keywords, and limiters to see what gets the best results for your specific needs.Possible Keywords
Healthcare OR “health care”
Healthcare system
Redesign
Transform*
Integration
Patient-centered
Electronic health records
Heath information technology
Patient-centered
Multi-stakeholder collaboration
Interagency collaboration
Note: The asterisk (*) tells the database to search for any word that starts with the letters that appear immediately before it, so transform* will search for transform OR transformation OR transformative.Option 1: Summon Search
You can access Summon from the library home page.The following search is only one example. You can try other databases, keywords, or filters to see what gets the best results for your specific interests.Search: electronic health records integrationLimit your search by date and peer review status, as needed. The search in the screenshot below is limited to full text, peer-review, and articles from the last 3 years.Option 2: Database Search (CINAHL Complete)
Your keyword options are listed at the top of this box. Remember, you can try other databases and keywords, as needed.Navigate to the CINAHL Complete database (or another discipline-specific database):Line 1: healthcare or health services Line 2: transformationLimit your search by date and peer review status, as needed. You can also keep scrolling down on the page to the “Geographic subset” limiter if you want to focus results to the USA or other regions of the world. The following search uses the above keywords, and is limited to the last 5 years, peer review, and to the USA.If you try different keywords, run your search without changing any of the “Select a Field” dropdown menus!Browse your results to see if they look on topic. If you have too many results, you have a few options to focus your search.Add search terms for another concept on another line.
Change the “Select a Field” dropdown menu for one or more lines to “AB Abstract”. That tells the database to only pull results for articles that use your search terms in the abstract (summary) of the article. Change the “Select a Field” dropdown menu for one or more lines to “SU Subject”. Only use this limiter if you use a keywords that is also listed in the “Subject” section of the best results for your topic. This is because the database will only retrieve results if your search term is used as a subject.

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