Discuss ways your organization uses technology to gather patient and health care information,
Discuss ways your organization uses technology to gather patient and health care information, and how this information and data are used to direct patient care and outcomes.
Read Chapter 5 in Applied Statistics for Health Care.
Review the “Excel for Windows Training” modules, located on the Microsoft Office website, and use them as resources for the Summary and Descriptive Data assignment, as needed.
Refer to the “Visual Learner: Statistics” to learn more about the statistical calculations presented in this topic.
Read “Ethics in Medical Research and Publication,” by Masic, Hodzic, and Mulic, from International Journal of Preventative Medicine (2014).
Read “Chapter 2. Health Databases and Health Database Organizations: Uses, Benefits, and Concerns,” by Donaldson and Lohr, from the online eBook, Health Data in the Information Age: Use, Discloser, and Privacy (1994), available on the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) website.
Read “Using Epidemiological Data to Guide Clinical Practice: Review of Studies on Cardiovascular Disease and Use of Combined Oral Contraceptives,” by Hannaford and Owen-Smith, from BMJ (1998).
Read “Secondary Data Analysis: Ethical Issues and Challenges,” by Tripathy, from Iranian Journal of Public Health (2013).
Read “What Are the Major Ethical Issues in Conducting Research? Is There a Conflict Between the Research Ethics and the Nature of Nursing?” by Fouka and Mantzorou, from Health Scinece Journal (2011).
Read “Ethical Challenges of Researchers in Qualitative Studies: The Necessity to Develop a Specific Guideline,” by Sanjari, Bahramnezhad, Fomani, Shoghi, and Cheraghi, from Journal of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine (2014).
Read “Challenges in Conducting Qualitative Research in Health: A Conceptual Paper,” by Khankeh, Ranjbar, Khorasani-Zavareh, Zargham-Boroujeni, and Johansson, from Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research (2015).