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Students will login to

FierceEMR

and

FierceHealthIT

using the link provided in the reading assignment module for Week 5 and select a “current/popular” topic 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 a 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

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Students will login to FierceEMR and FierceHealthIT using the link provided in the reading assignment module for Week 5 and select a “current/popular” topic of the week that may impact their pract
NR512 HealthIT Topic of Week Assignment Guidelines with 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” or popular topic of particular interest to their practice to discuss. The topic will be selected from the website using the link provided in the course Assignments section. Due Date: Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 5. Total Points Possible: 175 Requirements Students will login to FierceEMR and FierceHealthIT using the link provided in the reading assignment module for Week 5 and select a “current/popular” topic 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 a 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 Topic paper for Wk. 5 to dropbox by end of Week 5. Preparing the paper 1. The FierceEMR and FierceHealthIT Current/Popular Topic of the Week assignment must 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 20 11.4 Introduction presents a brief overview of the parts of the paper. Selects relevant HealthIT Topic to discuss; provides rationale for selecting topic 30 17 Provides convincing rationale for topic selection Convincing arguments of how topic will impact practice in a positive or negative manner citing pros and cons. 40 23 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 relevance to developing the assignment 30 17 Provides a discussion of how informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process to develop the assignment Conclusion 20 11.4 Concluding statements summarize insights about the key elements of the paper gained during the assignment. Recommendations for the future are provided APA Style 20 11.4 Text, title page, body of paper, summary and reference page(s) are completely consistent with APA format. Citations Ideas and information from sources are cited correctly. There are a minimum of three scholarly, current (5 years or less) references. Writing Mechanics 4.5 Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work, Total  175 100% A quality assignment will meet or exceed all of the above requirements. Grading Rubric Assignment Criteria Exceptional Outstanding or highest level of performance Exceeds Very good or high level of performance Meets Competent or satisfactory level of performance Needs Improvement Poor or failing level of performance Developing Unsatisfactory level of performance Content Possible Points = 140 Points Introduction 20 Points 18 Points 16 Points 14 Points 0 Points Introduction presents a brief overview all parts 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 30 Points 26 Points 24 Points 21 Points 0 Points Successfully selects 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. 40 Points 36 Points 32 Points 0 Points Provides convincing arguments of how topic will impact practice in a positive or negative manner -pros and cons presented. Some arguments of how topic will impact practice in a positive or negative manner -pros and cons presented, but are not convincing in nature. Minimal arguments of how topic will impact practice in a positive or negative manner -pros and cons presented. No discussion of positive or negative impact presented 30 points 26 points 24 points 0 Points Discussion of how informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to developing the assignment Discussion of how informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to developing the assignment is presented Some discussion of how informatics skills and knowledge were used in the process relevance to developing the assignment. Minimal discussion of how informatics skills and knowledge were used presented No discussion of how informatics skills and knowledge were used Conclusion 20 Points 18 Points 16 Points 14 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. Includes some recommendations for future related to topic. Concluding statements are present but do not address insights and/or includes minimal recommendations for future related to topic Minimal concluding statements present but no insight or recommendations for future are presented. No conclusion. Content Subtotal_____/140 Points Minimal concluding statement. Format Possible Points = 35 Points APA Style 20 Points 18 Points 16 Points 14 Points 0 Points 0–1 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 8 Points 7 Points 6 Points 4 Points 0 Points 0–1 errors in identifying ideas, and information from other sources are cited correctly. 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 0–3 errors in grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other elements of formal academic writing 4–5 errors in grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other elements of formal academic writing 6-7 errors in grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other elements of formal academic writing 8-9 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_____/35 Points 8–9 errors in grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other elements of formal academic writing Total Points____/175 Points