DNP 825 Full Course Discussions GCU
DNP 825 Full Course Discussions GCU
DNP 825 Topic 1 DQ 1
In reviewing the Affordable Care Act, what are the potential effects of the options for insurance coverage in both the private and public sectors? How will this impact the discussion about population-based nursing?
DNP 825 Topic 1 DQ 2
Identify a population-based problem of interest, such as obesity among children. After reviewing topical information in Healthy People 2020 and The Community Guide to Preventive Services, identify relevant outcomes related to this problem that will help guide your plans for intervention.
DNP 825 Topic 2 DQ 1
How could you use descriptive epidemiological methods in your practice? Provide an example where you could use descriptive epidemiology to improve care. Explain your rationale.
DNP 825 Topic 2 DQ 2
Which epidemiological study design would you use to evaluate an intervention in your practice? Provide a description of the chosen population and the identified intervention. Provide support as to why you believe that the design you chose is the best option including the strengths and weaknesses of the design you have chosen.
DNP 825 Topic 3 DQ 1
Provide examples of measures that APNs can collaborate with direct care nurses in implementing evidence-based changes to improve health literacy in practice.
DNP 825 Topic 3 DQ 2
Describe an example where a patient’s culture could impact health literacy. What measures would you employ to address the health literacy barrier? How effective is the current protocol for implementing practice changes in your institution? Examine any barriers and the facilitators for implementing an evidence-based change in your specific setting?
DNP 825 Topic 4 DQ 1
What do you see as the largest health concern affecting underdeveloped countries? What role does the DNP play in eradicating this concern? What would be first steps?
DNP 825 Topic 4 DQ 2
In the assigned article, “Attention to Local Health Burden and the Global Disparity of Health Research,” the authors discussed the lack of attention given to global health crisis research. What areas can the DNP address that will promote health in correlation with the WHO’s Commission on Social Determinants of Health?
DNP 825 Topic 5 DQ 1
Analyze the ANA’s definition of the nurse’s role in in ethics and human rights and the role of the DNP in eliminating health disparities.
DNP 825 Topic 5 DQ 2
Provide an evaluation of the current political climate related to health care and define how the DNP can positively impact through policy or advocacy.
DNP 825 Topic 6 DQ 1
In creating a new community-based health program, what program development model would you use? What recommendations would you employ for making the program development successful?
DNP 825 Topic 6 DQ 2
How can large, aggregated databases be used to improve population health?
DNP 825 Topic 7 DQ 1
Provide an overview of the program evaluation model and health promotion theory you will use in your proposed community project. Explain your rationale for your choices?
DNP 825 Topic 7 DQ 2
Provide an analysis of your surveyed community and what health-related community need is present. Define the methodology of the health improvement program you will use to solve this problem also include a time line. Include any higher level of care management and policy decision that APNs who work in the community would need to be partner with either community-based consortiums or health care policy makers.
DNP 825 Topic 8 DQ 1
Complete the “Cultural Competence Self-Assessment Checklist” on the Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society website:
Discuss the knowledge gained and its implications for further personal growth and application in your practice.
DNP 825 Topic 8 DQ 2
Evaluate the implications of individual culture on health literacy and the role of the DNP in providing opportunities to improve levels of knowledge. Why is this relevant to the DNP and population health?