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Evaluation, Measurement and Research Methods

Incidence Rate and Exposures

A research is student is interested at looking at a certain effect of a drug. He has database with 15 year worth of information. He intends to measure the risk by using incidence rate. To get the exposure in terms of person-years he multiplies the number of people in the cohort by 15. Does this under or overestimates exposure?

The Ramifications of a Poorly Written Paper

Could you please help with the following: Suppose you submit a poorly written paper for a scientific meeting, or a paper with some ethical problems. Are you the only one affected by this? Who (or what) else could be affected?

The opportunity costs of computer simulators are examined.

  â?¢ Research a capital purchase, costing more than $5,000, which your company could benefit from like the sim man for a teaching lab. â?¢ Identify the management goals that expenditure would support. Management goals might include revenue, improvement, productivity, quality assurance, employee development, or management

The Financial Statement Debate

What has been your exposure to your organizationâ??s financial statements? Who in your organization might provide you with your organizationâ??s financial statements? What is the information used for?

Ethical Research and Communications

Could you please help with the following: Discuss at least three ethical considerations regarding research and its presentation. Include a section discussing the mechanisms in place for the monitoring and ensuring ethical practice. Refer to at least 5 credible sources

The logic model for program evaluation

The logic model for program evaluation. Proponents of this method favor this model because it encourages systematic thinking and planning. Because this approach requires input at the planning, implementation, and evaluation stages, it provides a focus and consistency throughout all phases of the public health program. By usi

Diagnose endocrine problems.

Describe the diagnostic laboratory test used to diagnose endocrine problems explaining these terms 1. Glucose Tolerance test 2. Insulin Tolerance test 3. Protein-bound iodine 4. fasting blood sugar 5. Thyroid function test 6. Total Calcium

Research Methods in Health Science

Identify one article that discusses research in your field of study of Health Sciences. In your initial post you must indicate: Area of Health Science APA formatted reference for article Problem that is the focus of the research Type: professional journal, print media (newspaper or magazine article hardcopy or web

Need hypothesis vs research question/research statement

Is this a research question or research statement? Does this qualify as a hypothesis? What is the the Dependent Variable and Independent Variable in this article title? "Reducing Central Venous Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections in Children with Cancer"

Resistance to Change

Resistance to change is a natural condition. What would you want to learn from an analysis of resistance that might be applied to a successful change product?

Monitoring why patients are not receiving pneumonia antibiotics on time

Problem:This is a study guide question and I was looking for some insight on this... it's a scenario... Your ED is typically overcrowded and busy. Data reveal that although the CMS require ...there is moreshow problemThis is a study guide question and I was looking for some insight on this... it's a scenario... Your

Monitoring why patients are not receiving pneumonia antibiotics on time

This is a study guide question and I was looking for some insight on this... it's a scenario... Your ED is typically overcrowded and busy. Data reveal that although the CMS requires that pneumonia patients receive antibiotic within 4 hours of coming to the ED, these patients are receiving antibiotics between 6 and 8 hours a

Causes of mortality tables

Compare the rankings of the causes of mortality in Tables 4 and 6 on pages 80 and 83 in Oleske. What do you think accounts for the differences in ranking of causes of mortality? Which table of data would you use in determining what should be priority areas for health care services in a community comprised of immigrants and rac

What tool would you use to analyze patient satisfaction?

Patient satisfaction survey data for the surgical service have been found to vary greatly in the following areas: perception of nursing care, staff attitude, food quality, team communication, noise level, room condition, and education about the disease process. (1) What tools would you use to interpret the data? (2) How wo

tri-fold brochure

Prepare a tri-fold brochure that is professional in appearance to enroll patients into a study that you are conducting. The study design can be qualitative or quantitative. You may create a study or use a study from the literature from which you extract the information that might have appeared in a brochure. The intended audienc

advantages and disadvantages of static versus dynamic faculty role models

I need some additional suggestions/ideas and help articulating the following many definitions of teaching that are available. 1. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of static versus dynamic faculty role models, and (give an example) or describe a faculty evaluation system/scenario with which you are familiar that could

Random Selection Methods in Research

A study of women who are in the process of obtaining a divorce will be studied to assess whether there are significant attitudinal changes after the divorce has been finalized. There are 798 couples in the geographic area that have recently filed for divorce. If a sample of 25 women is needed for the study, what type or types of

Quality Measurement

What are some pitfalls or shortcomings of Quality measurement? Examples? If placed in charge of your organizations QI department, how would you determine what is important to measure in an organization?

Research Planning Activity

I need your ideas(I have some)--on the following? All research activity is subordinate to the research problem itself. Sooner or later, the entire effort must result in an interpretation of the data and setting forth of conclusions, drawn from the data, to resolve the problem being investigated." What do you think the auth

Why do organizations perform program evaluations?

Why do organizations perform program evaluations? In preparing the evaluation section of the proposal, what questions should you ask yourself? Explain the possible elements of an evaluation plan. What information goes into the methods or program plan component of a proposal? How can you explain the rational for the methods po

Objectivity/Reliability/Validity

What is objectivity? Why is it important? How is it estimated? What is reliability? Why is it important? How is it estimated? What is validity? Why is it important? How is it estimated? Identify things to consider when preparing to test participants on physical performance.