Describe health information systems within healthcare setting and the profession of nursing in all practice domains and settings including electronic health records (EHR), their management and patient-care information technology

NR512
HealthIT Hot Topic of
Week Assignment
Guidelineswith
Scoring Rubric
Purpose
This assignment is designed to
help students
Develop an appreciation for
informatics, basic skills and knowledge required in practice settings.Students
will select a hot topic of particular interest to their practice to discuss.
Course Outcomes
Through
this assignment, the student will demonstrate the following ability.
(CO 6)
Describe health information systems within healthcare setting and the
profession of nursing in all practice domains and settings including electronic
health records (EHR), their management and patient-care information technology
(IT). (PO 4)
(CO 7) ExploretrendsandissuesinNIandtheirimpactonnursingpracticeinalldomains.(POs9,11)
Due Date:Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of
Week 5.
Total Points Possible: 200
Requirements
Students will login to FierceEMR and FierceHealthIT and
select 1 of 5 hot/current topics of the week that may impact their practice.
Students, in a professionally developed paper, will discuss the rationale for
choosing the topic, how it will impact practice in a positive or negative
manner, citing pros and cons. Include discussion of how informatics skills and knowledge
were used in the process relevance to developing the assignment. In the
conclusion, provide recommendations for the future. Submit completed FierceHealthIT
Hot Topic paper for Wk. 5 to dropbox by end of Week 5.
Preparing the paper
1. TheFierceEMR
and FierceHealthIT Hot/Current Topic of the Weekmust be a
professional, scholarly prepared paper. See the guidelines for writing a
professional, scholarly paper in the Course Resources. The professional paper
will have an introduction, body of paper to explain what you are doing, summary/conclusion,
and at least three scholarly references.
2 Required texts may be
used as references, but a minimum of three sources must be from outside of
course readings.
3. All aspects of the
paper must be in APA format as expressed in the 6th edition.
4. The paper (excluding
the title page, introduction and reference page) is 4-6 pages in length.
5. Ideas and information
from professional sources must be cited correctly.
6. Grammar, spelling,
punctuation, and citations are consistent with formal academic writing.

Category

Points

%

Description

Introduction

10

5

Introduction presents a brief
overview of the parts of the paper.

Selects relevant HealthIT Topic to discuss; provides rationale for
selecting topic

70

35

Provides convincing
rationale for topic selection

Convincing arguments of how topic will impact practice in
a positive or negative manner citing pros and cons. Include discussion of how
informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to
developing the assignment

90

45

Convincing arguments of how topic impacts practice in a
positive or negative manner; pros and cons are presented; discussion of how
informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process to develop the
assignment

Conclusion

10

5

Concluding statements
summarize insights about the key elements of the paper gained during the
assignment.
Recommendations for the future are provided

APA Style

6

3

Text, title page, body of
paper, summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA
format.

Citations

7

3.5

Ideas and information from
sources are cited correctly. There are a minimum of three scholarly, current
(5 years or less) references.

Writing Mechanics

7

3.5

Rules of grammar, spelling,
word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work,.

Total

200

100%

A quality assignment will meet
or exceed all of the above requirements.

Grading Rubric

Assignment Criteria

Exceptional
(100%)
Outstanding or highest level of
performance

Exceeds
(88%)
Very good or high level of performance

Meets
(80%)
Competent or satisfactory level of
performance

Needs Improvement
(38%)
Poor or failing level of performance

Developing
(0)
Unsatisfactory level of performance

ContentPossible Points = 200 Points

Introduction

10 Points

9 Points

8 Points

7 Points

0 Points

Introduction presents a brief
overview allparts of the paper.

Introduction presents one of
the two required elements.

Introduction does not include
either of the two required elements.

Minimal attempt at
introduction.

No introduction is present.

Selects relevant HealthIT Topic to discuss; provides rationale for
selecting topic

70 Points

64 Points

60 Points

55 Points

0 Points

Successfullyselects
relevant HealthIT Topic to discuss; provides rationale for selecting topic

Selects relevant HealthIT Topic to discuss; provides minimal
rationale for selecting topic

Selects HealthIT Topic to
discuss; not related to practice; provides minimal rationale for selecting
topic

Selects HealthIT Topic to
discuss; not related to practice; provides no rationale for selecting topic

Does not complete assignment

Convincing arguments of how topic will impact practice in
a positive or negative manner citing pros and cons. Discussion of how
informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to
developing the assignment

90 Points

85 Points

78 Points

70 Points

0 Points

Convincing arguments of how topic will impact practice in
a positive or negative manner -pros and cons not presented. Discussion of how
informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to
developing the assignment.

Arguments of how topic will impact practice in a positive
or negative manner -pros and cons not presented. Some discussion of how
informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to
developing the assignment.

Minimal
arguments of how topic will impact practice in a positive or negative manner
-pros and cons not presented. Some discussion of how informatics skills and
knowledge were used

Minimal arguments of how topic will impact practice in a
positive or negative manner -pros and cons not presented. No discussion of
how informatics skills and knowledge were used

Minimal discussion of
topic, impact no discussion of relevance to informatics skills or knowledge

Conclusion

10 Points

9 Points

8 Points

7 Points

0 Points

Concluding statements
summarize insights about the key elements of the paper gained during the
assignment. Recommendations for the future are provided

Provides a
summary of key points and a partial summary of insights gained during the
assignment.

Concluding statements are present
but do not address insights.

Minimal concluding statement.

No conclusion.

Content Subtotal_____/180 Points

Format
Possible Points = 20 Points

APA Style

6 Points

5 Points

4 Points

2 Points

0 Points

01 APA format errors in
text, title,body of paper, summary and
reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA format.

2-3 APA format errors in
text, title page,body of paper,
summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA format.

4-6 APA format errors in
text, title page, in text, title page,body
of paper, summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA
format.

7-9 APA format errors in
text, title page, in text, title page,body
of paper, summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA
format.

10 or more APA format errors
in text, title page, in text, title page,body
of paper, summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA
format.

Citations

7 Points

6 Points

5 Points

3 Points

0 Points

01 errors in identifying ideas,
and information from other sources are citedcorrectly..There are a minimum of three scholarly, current (5 years
or less) references.

2-3 errors in identifying ideas,
and information from other sources are cited.

4-6 errors in identifying ideas,
and information from other sources are cited.

7-9 errors in identifying ideas,
and information from other sources are cited.

10 or more errors in
identifying ideas, and information from other sources are cited.

Writing Mechanics

7 Points

6 Points

5 Points

3 Points

0 Points

03 errors in grammar,
spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other elements of formal academic
writing

46 errors in grammar,
spelling, word usage,
punctuation, and other
elements of formal academic writing

79 errors in grammar,
spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other elements of formal academic
writing
.

79 errors in grammar,
spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other elements of formal academic writing

10 or more errors in grammar,
spelling,
word usage, punctuation,
and other elements of formal academic writing.

Format Subtotal_____/20 Points

Total Points____/200 Points

NR512HealthIT Hot Topic of
Week AssignmentGuidelineswith
Scoring RubricPurposeThis assignment is designed to
help students Develop an appreciation for
informatics, basic skills and knowledge required in practice settings.Students
will select a hot topic of particular interest to their practice to discuss.Course OutcomesThrough
this assignment, the student will demonstrate the following ability.(CO 6)
Describe health information systems within healthcare setting and the
profession of nursing in all practice domains and settings including electronic
health records (EHR), their management and patient-care information technology
(IT). (PO 4)(CO 7) ExploretrendsandissuesinNIandtheirimpactonnursingpracticeinalldomains.(POs9,11)Due Date:Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of
Week 5.Total Points Possible: 200RequirementsStudents will login to FierceEMR and FierceHealthIT and
select 1 of 5 hot/current topics of the week that may impact their practice.
Students, in a professionally developed paper, will discuss the rationale for
choosing the topic, how it will impact practice in a positive or negative
manner, citing pros and cons. Include discussion of how informatics skills and knowledge
were used in the process relevance to developing the assignment. In the
conclusion, provide recommendations for the future. Submit completed FierceHealthIT
Hot Topic paper for Wk. 5 to dropbox by end of Week 5.1. TheFierceEMR
and FierceHealthIT Hot/Current Topic of the Weekmust be a
professional, scholarly prepared paper. See the guidelines for writing a
professional, scholarly paper in the Course Resources. The professional paper
will have an introduction, body of paper to explain what you are doing, summary/conclusion,
and at least three scholarly references.2 Required texts may be
used as references, but a minimum of three sources must be from outside of
course readings.3. All aspects of the
paper must be in APA format as expressed in the 6th edition.4. The paper (excluding
the title page, introduction and reference page) is 4-6 pages in length.5. Ideas and information
from professional sources must be cited correctly.6. Grammar, spelling,
punctuation, and citations are consistent with formal academic writing.CategoryPoints%DescriptionIntroduction105Introduction presents a brief
overview of the parts of the paper.Selects relevant HealthIT Topic to discuss; provides rationale for
selecting topic7035Provides convincing
rationale for topic selectionConvincing arguments of how topic will impact practice in
a positive or negative manner citing pros and cons. Include discussion of how
informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to
developing the assignment9045Convincing arguments of how topic impacts practice in a
positive or negative manner; pros and cons are presented; discussion of how
informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process to develop the
assignmentConclusion105Concluding statements
summarize insights about the key elements of the paper gained during the
assignment.
Recommendations for the future are providedAPA Style63Text, title page, body of
paper, summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA
format.Citations73.5Ideas and information from
sources are cited correctly. There are a minimum of three scholarly, current
(5 years or less) references.Writing Mechanics73.5Rules of grammar, spelling,
word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work,.Total 200100%A quality assignment will meet
or exceed all of the above requirements.Grading RubricAssignment CriteriaExceptional(100%)Outstanding or highest level of
performanceExceeds(88%)Very good or high level of performanceMeets(80%)Competent or satisfactory level of
performanceNeeds Improvement(38%)Poor or failing level of performanceDeveloping(0)Unsatisfactory level of performanceContentPossible Points = 200 PointsIntroduction10 Points9 Points8 Points7 Points0 PointsIntroduction presents a brief
overview allparts of the paper.Introduction presents one of
the two required elements.Introduction does not include
either of the two required elements.Minimal attempt at
introduction.No introduction is present.Selects relevant HealthIT Topic to discuss; provides rationale for
selecting topic70 Points64 Points60 Points55 Points0 PointsSuccessfullyselects
relevant HealthIT Topic to discuss; provides rationale for selecting topicSelects relevant HealthIT Topic to discuss; provides minimal
rationale for selecting topicSelects HealthIT Topic to
discuss; not related to practice; provides minimal rationale for selecting
topicSelects HealthIT Topic to
discuss; not related to practice; provides no rationale for selecting topicDoes not complete assignment Convincing arguments of how topic will impact practice in
a positive or negative manner citing pros and cons. Discussion of how
informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to
developing the assignment90 Points85 Points78 Points70 Points0 PointsConvincing arguments of how topic will impact practice in
a positive or negative manner -pros and cons not presented. Discussion of how
informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to
developing the assignment.Arguments of how topic will impact practice in a positive
or negative manner -pros and cons not presented. Some discussion of how
informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to
developing the assignment.Minimal
arguments of how topic will impact practice in a positive or negative manner
-pros and cons not presented. Some discussion of how informatics skills and
knowledge were used Minimal arguments of how topic will impact practice in a
positive or negative manner -pros and cons not presented. No discussion of
how informatics skills and knowledge were used Minimal discussion of
topic, impact no discussion of relevance to informatics skills or knowledgeConclusion10 Points9 Points8 Points7 Points0 PointsConcluding statements
summarize insights about the key elements of the paper gained during the
assignment. Recommendations for the future are providedProvides a
summary of key points and a partial summary of insights gained during the
assignment.Concluding statements are present
but do not address insights.Minimal concluding statement.
No conclusion.Content Subtotal_____/180 PointsFormat
Possible Points = 20 PointsAPA Style6 Points5 Points4 Points2 Points0 Points01 APA format errors in
text, title,body of paper, summary and
reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA format.2-3 APA format errors in
text, title page,body of paper,
summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA format.4-6 APA format errors in
text, title page, in text, title page,body
of paper, summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA
format.7-9 APA format errors in
text, title page, in text, title page,body
of paper, summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA
format.10 or more APA format errors
in text, title page, in text, title page,body
of paper, summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA
format.Citations7 Points6 Points5 Points3 Points0 Points01 errors in identifying ideas,
and information from other sources are citedcorrectly..There are a minimum of three scholarly, current (5 years
or less) references.2-3 errors in identifying ideas,
and information from other sources are cited.4-6 errors in identifying ideas,
and information from other sources are cited.7-9 errors in identifying ideas,
and information from other sources are cited.10 or more errors in
identifying ideas, and information from other sources are cited.Writing Mechanics7 Points6 Points5 Points3 Points0 Points03 errors in grammar,
spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other elements of formal academic
writing46 errors in grammar,
spelling, word usage,punctuation, and other
elements of formal academic writing79 errors in grammar,
spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other elements of formal academic
writing.79 errors in grammar,
spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other elements of formal academic writing
10 or more errors in grammar,
spelling,word usage, punctuation,
and other elements of formal academic writing.Format Subtotal_____/20 PointsTotal Points____/200 Points

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