Purpose

This week’s graded topic relates to the following Course Outcome:

CO8: Selects evidence for best practices when planning professional nursing care involving systems, processes, and devices for individuals, families, aggregates and communities. (PO#8)

Discussion

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Informatics and Surveillance website contains a number of resources nurses could innovatively incorporate in care delivery. The CDC Wonder site could be utilized by nurses in a number of ways. https://wonder.cdc.gov/ (Links to an external site.)

For this discussion you will:

  • Identify one of the resources at the CDC Wonder site above and describe how a nurse might use this information in practice.
  • How might nurses utilizing telehealth benefit from these resources?
  • Address what you find innovative about the link.
  • Feel free to share some of your nursing innovation ideas!

Grading

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Resources:

https://nccd.cdc.gov/dhdspatlas/ (Links

 

https://wonder.cdc.gov/ (Links to an external site.)

American Nursing Association. (2015). Nursing: Scope and standards of practice (3rd ed.). American Nurses Publishing.