DNP 835 Full Course Discussions GCU
DNP 835 Topic 1 DQ 1
Outcome measures are significant in showing the worth of the Advanced Practice Nurse’s role in health care. Identify a practice-level outcome study and describe the expectation of its effect on health care.
DNP 835 Topic 1 DQ 2
In this week’s readings, theories of accident causation, human error, foresight, resilience, and system migration were discussed. Identify a safety theory and propose proven quality measures to improve patient safety.
DNP 835 Topic 2 DQ 1
Discuss the concept of cost-based analysis. Provide an example of a program where it could be used to show outcomes.
DNP 835 Topic 2 DQ 2
Discuss a change theory and how it can be or has been applied in nursing practice to integrate care delivery sustainability.
DNP 835 Topic 3 DQ 1
New health care delivery models are being presented to accommodate the shift in health care objectives. Many of these models are community based and focused on improving quality outcomes, population health, and reducing readmissions to acute care settings. Describe a new health care delivery model and discuss whether or not it is sustainable.
DNP 835 Topic 3 DQ 2
Two major models of care exist, for-profit and not-for-profit? Does one or the other provide more ethical care? Why or why not?
DNP 835 Topic 4 DQ 1
Explore a country that provides universal health care. What are its health outcomes? How do these outcomes compare to those in the United States? Should universal health care be a concept that the DNP should support? Why or why not?
DNP 835 Topic 4 DQ 2
The Commonwealth Fund provides an international review of health care systems. Read the Commonwealth Fund report, International Profiles of Health Care Systems, 2014, and take the associated quiz. Discuss what knowledge you gained from the quiz and describe any changes you would apply to the U.S. health care system.
DNP 835 Topic 5 DQ 1
Review one of the tutorials on quality measures from the AHRQ: National Quality Measures Clearinghouse website. Provide an overview of what you reviewed and its application in your practice.
DNP 835 Topic 5 DQ
The assigned article “Large-System Transformation in Health Care: A Realist Review” identifies several outcomes for effective transformation. Discuss one of those measures and the implications for change in your practice.
DNP 835 Topic 6 DQ 1
The DNP degree empowers nurses to create programs for improving quality outcomes. What barriers need to be alleviated to increase the APN role in health care change?
DNP 835 Topic 6 DQ 2
Patient-centered care has been shown to increase positive patient outcomes. Provide an example of how collaboration within the health care team has enhanced patient outcomes in your practice.
DNP 835 Topic 7 DQ 1
Utilize the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) website to examine the criteria that a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) must meet to be credentialed. What is the value of the PCMH to patient outcomes?
DNP 835 Topic 7 DQ 2
One key issue related to poor adherence to prescribed treatment is patient lack of understanding. What tools are available to determine a level of health literacy and how can they be utilized to improve patient outcomes?
DNP 835 Topic 8 DQ 1
Discuss the role of research collaboration and the dissemination of this research. What are the opportunities for dissemination, and what is the role of DNP in pursuing those opportunities?
DNP 835 Topic 8 DQ 2
Discuss recent health care innovations in your practice and your role in implementation.
DNP 835 Full Course Discussions GCU