Part One:

Discussion Question:

You have been working on the Signature Assignment project since Module 1. Please post a link to your recorded presentation or just the PPT slides in the discussion board for your initial post (the 400-word requirement and required source are waived this week).

Please review at least two of your classmates’ presentation and provide support meeting the 200-word requirement for each reply.

Part Two:

Start by reading and following these instructions:

1. Quickly skim the questions or assignment below and the assignment rubric to help you focus.

2. Read the required chapter(s) of the textbook and any additional recommended resources. Some answers may require you to do additional research on the Internet or in other reference sources. Choose your sources carefully.

3. Consider the discussion and the any insights you gained from it.

4. Create your Assignment submission and be sure to cite your sources, use APA style as required, check your spelling.

Signature Assignment Title: Informatics in Healthcare

Signature Assignment Description/Directions:

Beginning in Module 1 of this course you have been researching a healthcare informatics topic of your choice.  Now you will present your findings in a 7 to 12 minute recorded presentation complete with PowerPoint slides (no length requirement). 

  • Discuss your topic and its relationship to your current (or future) practice. Discuss why the topic is important in healthcare informatics. 
  • What research have you have found on the topic. Describe how each scholarly article relates to the topic and your current (or future) practice. Describe what conclusions you have drawn based on your research of the topic.
  • What ethical or legal issues does this topic present?
  • Create a plan for implementing a change (or justify the need for no change). Who needs to be involved? What training programs are needed? Is there a need for on-going training? Discuss how you would evaluate the success of the change (or the continued success of what you are currently doing). What is the cost to implement or maintain this change? Who will be financially responsible? How feasible is this change?
  • Finally, identify how changes in public policy and technological advances in the future could impact this topic. What would those changes mean to the healthcare industry?  

Length: Recorded presentation between 7 and 12 minutes in length. The presentation should include a PowerPoint and oral presentation of the slides. Answer all questions thoroughly with the allotted time. Use www.screencast-o-matic.com or other software to record your presentation as an mp4.

Structure: Include a title slide, objective slide, content slides, reference slide in APA format. 

References: Use the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. Include at least three (3) scholarly sources to support your claims.

Rubric: This assignment uses a rubric for scoring. Please review it as part of your assignment preparation and again prior to submission to ensure you have addressed its criteria at the highest level.

Format: Save your assignment as a link or .mp4 file.