Assessment

Assessment

Select a hospital-acquired condition (HAC) that is relevant to a health care context with which you are familiar. Create a 2- to 3-page report that includes the research-based explanation of the background of a problem associated with your chosen HAC, as well as develop appropriate research problem and purpose statements.

GRADING RUBRIC MUST BE FOLLOWED TO THE LETTER

ONCE ASSIGNMENT HAS BEEN ACCEPTED PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT HAC YOU HAVE DECIDED ON

Resources:

Babbie, E. R. (2017). The basics of social research (7th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage. Available from the Bookstore.

RESEARCH, THEORY, and DESIGN

  • Chapter 1, “Human Inquiry and Science,” pages 1–29.
    • This chapter examines the basics of social science and introduces some basic theory and terminology for social research.
  • Chapter 2, “Paradigms, Theory, and Research,” pages 30–59.
    • This chapter introduces a number of social research theories and paradigms that are commonly used in social science fields and research. Additionally, it touches upon the relationship between research theory and the real world.
  • Chapter 4, “Research Design,” pages 89–124.
    • This chapter explores the research design process in more details for research projects, including the types of studies and how to design a research project.
  • Chapter 15, “Reading and Writing Social Research,” pages 447–472.
    • This chapter provides some advice for how to approach reading research studies, as well as some tips on how to write and organize your own research.

HOSPITAL ACQUIRED CONDITIONS

FORMULATING A RESEARCH QUESTION

    • View the Vila Health: Formulating a Research Question | Transcript media piece. In this Vila Health simulation, you will be involved in analyzing and developing a research plan for a specific organization around an identified hospital-acquired condition (HAC). This process will mirror the steps you will take when completing the assessments throughout this course.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 Healthcare Admin  Research Problem/Purpose

Answer preview…….

Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are a type of hospital-acquired condition (HAC) that is associated with urethral catheters. This type of HAC is related to the insertion of a thin tube to the urethra primarily to assist in the draining of the bladder. Catheters are used for a range of applications in the body including the administration of oxygen, the direct measurement of blood pressure, and anesthetic medication among others. The particular interest in the urinary tract catheters is due to the high possibility of this specific type to harbor organisms that may cause infection. The focus on catheter-associated UTIs will present a chance to research a widely-spread problem in the healthcare industry………..

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