NR360 Unit 6 RUA Technology Presentation Latest 2019 September

NR360 Information Systems in Healthcare

Unit 6 RUA Technology Presentation


The purpose of this
assignment is to (a) explore and present an information technology used in the

healthcare system that
supports the patient care experience and (b) develop the skills of team

collaboration, and production.

Course Outcomes

This assignment
enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.

• CO 1: Describe
patient?care technologies as appropriate to address the needs of a diverse

population. (PO 1)

• CO 5: Identify
patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that

support safe nursing
practice. (PO 5)

• CO 6: Discuss the
principles of data integrity, professional ethics, and legal requirements
related to

data security,
regulatory requirements, confidentiality, and client’s right to privacy. (PO 6)

• CO 8: Discuss the
value of best evidence as a driving force to institute change in delivery of

care. (PO 8)


See Course Schedule in
Syllabus. The college’s Late Assignment Policy applies to this activity.


This assignment is
worth a total of 240 points.


1. For this team
project, students will be assigned by faculty into teams of three to five

depending upon class

2. Teams will receive
a project grade based on assessment by the project rubric, which will then be

applied to each
individual’s grade for the project minus points for lack of participation in

development or
presentation of the project.

3. The team leader
will make all dropbox submissions for the course so that the

a. TURNITIN similarity
index will not pickup inadvertent self?plagiarism from another teammember’s

b. Course faculty will
have only one submission to review and grade.

4. Use Microsoft
PowerPoint 2007, 2010 or higher for systems’ compatibility.

a. Follow the best
practices for PowerPoint construction & presentation

Preparing the

1. Prepare a
PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes between 25?30 slides, NOT including
thetitle and reference slides.

a. Speaker Notes

i. Outline and
“script” the presentation for online students.

ii. Online students’
speaker notes should include the name of the student whoresearched and
presented the slide information.

iii. Campus students
follow the guidelines of your course instructor.

b. Scholarly writing
and APA 6th Edition guidelines should be followed as applicable toPowerPoint

c. Cite sources in APA
format in the applicable slides and include the APA formattedreference in your
reference list slide(s) ? Minimum 6 references

d. Spelling, grammar,
and punctuation apply even in bullet points and speaker slides (e.g.,quotation
marks, italics, verb tense, etc.)

e. Copyright and
plagiarism rules apply

2. Each team will be
assigned a healthcare information systems technology (e.g., ComputerizedPhysician
Order Entry, Electronic Health Record, Electronic Medical Record, etc.) by the
courseinstructor. For that technology, include the following discussions in the

a. Introduce the
technology & the team

i. Title slide should
identify the assigned technology and introduce teammembers

ii. Provide an

1. Describe the

2. Purpose for the
technology in healthcare.

3. Establish the
professional tone for the presentation.

b. History &
Current Use

i. Describe
significant findings that prompted the development of the technology

ii. Discuss the
history and current use of the technology in healthcare

iii. Describe three
goals of this technology’s implementation.

c. Impact on
healthcare and nursing

i. Impact on
professional nursing practice.

ii. Patient safety
impact (including statistical justification)

iii. Impact on patient
care delivery, quality care measures/monitoring, and risk

management (privacy,
confidentiality, and security) as applicable.

1. Ethical & legal

Infrastructure/operational consequences (e.g., budget, costs, etc.)

3. Impact on a
population and/or geographic region

4. Provide examples
& statically significant data to support examples.

d. Three advantages
and disadvantages

i. Patient’s vantage
point or perspective (e.g., patient outcomes, safety,


ii. Nurse’s vantage
point (improves/hinders job efficiency/safety)

iii. Healthcare
organization’s vantage point (regulatory compliance, financial, etc.)

e. Controversy/Issues/Challenges/Regulatory

i. How might issues
surrounding the chosen technology be addressed/solved?

ii. Provide statically
significant data or evidence to support your findings.

f. Summary

i. Key points

Discoveries/surprises iii. Lessons learned by the team

3. Team Project
Evaluation (40 points)

a. Place & discuss
the following questions and responses in the slides(s) following the

summary slide and
prior to the reference slide(s).

i. How did the team
function well? (e.g., team strengths, team balance, etc.)

ii. What problems did
you have interacting as a team? (e.g., team weaknesses,

outside challenges,
technology, etc.)

iii. What specific
actions would you recommend to future teams to help them

interact, function,
and collaborate successfully?

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