NUR 551 Applied Research Methods


Professional Skills

1. Apply practice guidelines to improve practice and the care environment.

2. Perform rigorous critique of evidence derived from databases to generate meaningful evidence for nursing practice. 

3. Advocate for the ethical conduct of research and translational scholarship. 

Critical Reasoning

1. Use quality processes and improvement science to evaluate care and ensure patient safety for individuals and communities. 

2. Analyze information and design systems to sustain improvements and promote transparency using high reliability and just culture principles. 

Theory Application

1. Evaluate outcome data using current communication, technologies, information systems, and statistical principles to develop strategies to reduce risks and improve health outcomes.

2. Integrate theory, evidence, clinical judgment, research and interprofessional perspectives using translational processes to improve practice and associated health outcomes for patient aggregates. 

Evidence-Based Practice

1. Articulate to a variety of audiences the evidence base for practice decisions, including the credibility of sources of information and the relevance to the practice problem confronted. 

2. Interpret research for policy makers and stakeholders. 

3. Apply the best evidence from nursing and other sciences as the foundation for practice. 

4. Apply evidence-based knowledge in leading the healthcare teams

Health Policy/Ethical Considerations for Evidence Implementation and Evidence Generation

Read Chapters 19 and 20 in your textbook.


1-Identify the difference between clinical environment and the health policy environment relevant to your EBP topic.

2- Describe two methods to prepare evidence for dissemination to influence health policy makers based on your EBP topic.

3- Discuss leadership strategies that support application of the EBP process in the development of organizational polices.  In your organization, who is involved in policy development?

4- Respond to two other classmates about the similarities and/or differences between your information on clinical environment, health policy environment, ways to disseminate and influence health policy, or how your organization is similar or different in policy development.


CBB064 The Reproductie System

Examination rules and procedures

·Arrive for the exam early.  If you arrive after the exam has started, you will not be permitted to enter the examination room as it would disturb your fellow learners.

·Mobile telephones must be switched off and placed out of reach.

·You will be provided with a question and answer booklet.

·You are permitted to use some pens, pencils, a ruler and a rubber.  You may have a bottle of water on your desk.

·All your other personal belongings need to be left at the front of the room away from the desks. You are not permitted to bring any notes into the examination.

·Once the exam has started you must not communicate with anyone except the invigilator.  If you need to communicate with the invigilator, you should raise your hand and wait for her/him to come to you.

·You need permission from the invigilator to leave the examination room (e.g. to go to the toilet). If you leave the room then you may not take the question paper or your answer booklet with you. If you leave without permission then you will not be permitted to re-enter the examination.

·You should not leave your desk until all your papers/scripts have been collected.  You should not speak to your peers until you have left the examination room.

·Any learners found to have broken the rules of examination will have their scripts automatically invalidated. This means that you will have to undertake a resubmission examination.

1.Outline the changes that are taking place in the ovary and the uterus between day 5 and 17 of the menstrual cycle.

2. State one day of the cycle on which sexual intercourse could lead to pregnancy. Give a reason for your anwer.


3. Add to the graph to include other hormones important in the menstrual cycle.

4. After 28 days the level of progesterone in the woman’s blood sometimes remains high, what could cause this?

Early embryo development (AC2.3)

5.Study the images below and answer the following question

6. Use the images to describe the different stages of embryonic development and subsequent implantation.

7. Using a table format, outline and discuss the key changes that take place in the growing embryo during three, four and eight weeks. (100 words).

Hormonal control during childbirth (AC2.5)

8. Using the chart, outline the sequence of events that trigger the process of birth, and the hormones involved.

9. Create a chart similar to the one above to show how the production and letdown of milk occurs. Compare and contrast the role of the different hormones involved with their role in the process of birth.

NURS 434 – Community Health Promotion

Assignment 4: Development of a Community Health Promotion Program | Value 25% Due Date: Negotiable. However, it is recommended that you work through both Sections I and II, prior to completing work on this assignment. Purpose The purpose of this assignment is to provide you with an opportunity to develop a health promotion program. Your program will address the community health diagnosis you identified in Assignment 3. The program must incorporate two health promotion approaches and will demonstrate an understanding of community planning, implementation, evaluation and the role of the community health nurse. Please note you are not expected to carry out the health promotion program that you develop. Assignment Guidelines Describe your target community and provide the rational for the development of a community health promotion program. > Based on your community diagnosis from Assignment 3, outline a plan for a health promotion program that incorporates two health promotion approaches. These health promotion approaches can include but are not limited to community social action, community development, social planning, community organizing, service extension (see Planning a Community Health Program chapter in your text). Formulate an overarching goal and 3-4 specific objectives related to the planned health promotion program. It should include a rational for the goals and objectives as well as outcome measures necessary in the evaluation of the program. Hint: Consider using a program logic model or similarly structured overview (as an appendix) to present the program goals, objectives and outcome data in detail. Evaluate two selected health promotion approaches. Include rational for incorporating these approaches and provide an overview of each approach in the assessment, planning and evaluation phases of the planned health promotion program. Summarize the strengths and limitations of these two approaches in relation to your health promotion program. Explain the role of the community health nurse within the planned health promotion program. Marking Criteria Each element of the assignment guidelines is addressed. Ability to analyze, evaluate, create, and engage in critical inquiry is evident throughout. Adheres to APA current addition scholarly format – limit of 8 pages (excluding title, reference, and appendix pages).

Music 201

Describe how social structures limit the options available in pop music and describe how audiences can use their agency to challenge these structures. There is no specific right answer to this question, so you will be evaluated on your ability to use course concepts to put forward an argument.  Description-So social structures are both the various factors which limit what music is made and what music becomes popular as well as what leads listeners to select the type of music they listen to. Audience agency is about what freedom listeners have to select what to listen to.

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