HCS 465 ENTIRE COURSE
HCS 465 Week 1 Individual Assignment Importance of Research
Instructions: Resource: Sample Summary Watch the first three segments of "TEDTalks: Award-Winning Teenage Science in Action" in this week's Electronic Reserve Readings. Write 500- to 900-word paper that answers the following questions for EACH of the three research projects presented in the video:
- What was the topic of the research conducted?
- Why was this topic important to the researcher?
- How did she collect and analyze the data?
- What were the results of the research? Please answer this question, in general:
- How might a health services administrator use this research to improve a health care organization? Format your assignment according to the outline provided in the Sample Summary document. Cite the video according to APA guidelines as part of the summary. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
HCS 465 Week 2 Individual Assignment Administrative Health Care Annotated Bibliography
Instructions: Resource: Annotated Bibliography Sample
Before constructing your annontated bibliography, please respond to the following questions.
- What does peer review mean with regard to published research findings?
- What are the characteristics of peer reviewed articles?
- Where can peer reviewed articles be found? Search for peer-reviewed articles related to an administrative health care issue in the University of Phoenix Library. The steps in a library search are:
- Go to the Library tab.
- Click on the University Library link.
- Enter your topic in the box labeled 'enter search terms.'
- Make sure both the full text and peer review boxes are checked
- Click search
Use the following keywords to help generate ideas for your search. You may also use other search terms related to health care that are not on the list below.
- Patient scheduling
- Patient safety
- Re-admission rates
- Medicaid reimbursement
- Teenage pregnancy Complete an annotated bibliography with 3 to 5 references. These will be used in the Components of a Research Study paper due in Week Three. Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
HCS 465 Week 3 Individual Assignment Using Research
Instructions: Resource: Sample Proposal Your manager has asked you to help prepare a response to the COO's assertion that electronic medical records (EMR) technology is not critical for the health care organization. Write a 700- to 1,050-word proposal that discusses the research-based benefits of using EMR technology. Include the following in your proposal:
- Discuss the research-based benefits of using EMR technology.
- Discuss the research-based barriers to using EMR technology.
- Explain the purpose of using research in health administration.
- Explain the influence and importance of stakeholders in research utilization. Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. Cite 3 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your presentation. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
HCS 465 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Components of a Research Study
Instructions: Resources: The Week Two Annotated Bibliography assignment and the Questions to Prompt Critical Thinking Document As a team, select one peer-reviewed article from the Week Two Annotated Bibliography assignment, and review the Questions to Prompt Critical Thinking document.
Please note, the selected article must be obtained from the University of Phoenix library.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that answers the questions outlined in the Questions to Prompt Critical Thinking document. Format your paper according to APA guidelines. Cite the peer-reviewed article selected for your paper. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
HCS 465 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Ethical Scenario
Instructions: Select one of the ethical scenarios listed below.
- A company uses patient DNA for research without the patient's knowledge or consent
- Management invites researchers onto a health care research project who do not have the Internal Research Board's (IRB) approval or exemption Discuss the scenario as a team and identify similar and opposing ethical opinions. Identify articles that discuss the ethics of the chosen scenario. Prepare a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes that discusses the ethical implications of the chosen scenario. Include the following in your presentation:
- Explain the ethical implications of health care research.
- Summarize how ethics can lead to biases that influence health care research. Cite 3 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your presentation. Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. Include a title slide, detailed speaker notes, and a references slide. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
HCS 465 Week 5 Individual Assignment Influences of Health Care Research
Instructions: Identify one innovation that has been developed in the past 20 years that has influenced the health care industry, such as:
- Organ transplants Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that discusses the following:
- Explain how evidence-based research influences the health care industry.
- Compare external influences on health care research. Cite 3 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your paper. Format your paper according to APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
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