HLT 362V Topic 1 Discussion 1
Discuss the historical application of statistics in the field of health care. Describe an example, other than Florence Nightingale’s contributions, where statistical application has greatly influenced or changed health care operations or practice.
HLT362V Topic 1 Discussion 2
Discuss why it is important for a person working in health care to understand statistical concepts. Provide an example of how statistical data is used in your organization or specialty area today and what you are expected to do with this information as a practitioner.
HLT 362V Topic 2 Discussion 1
Select a research article, other than the articles from your assignments, from the GCU library. Provide an overview of the study and describe the strategy that was used to select the sample from the population. Evaluate the effectiveness of the sampling method selected. Provide support for your answer. Include the article title and permalink in your post.
HLT362V Topic 2 Discussion 2
Using the research article selected for DQ 1, identify three key questions you will ask and answer when reading the research study and why these questions are important. When responding to peers, provide other questions and answers that could be considered in relation to the peers’ studies.
HLT362V Topic 3 Discussion 1
Provide two different examples of how research uses hypothesis testing, and describe the criteria for rejecting the null hypothesis. Discuss why this is important in your practice and with patient interactions.
HLT362V Topic 3 Discussion 2
Evaluate and provide examples of how hypothesis testing and confidence intervals are use together in health care research. Provide a workplace example that illustrates your ideas.
HLT362V Topic 4 Discussion 1
Provide an example of experimental, quasi-experimental, and nonexperimental research from the GCU Library and explain how each research type differs from the others. When replying to peers, evaluate the effectiveness of the research design of the study for two of the examples provided.
HLT362V Topic 4 Discussion 2
Describe the difference between research and quality improvement. Provide a workplace example where qualitative and quantitative research is …..and how it was use within your organization. When replying to peers, discuss how these research findings might be incorporated into another health care setting.
HLT362V Topic 5 Discussion 1
Describe how epidemiological data influences changes in health practices. Provide an example and explain what data would be necessary to make a change in practice.
HLT362V Topic 5 Discussion 2
Discuss ways your organization uses technology to gather patient and health care information, and how this information and data are use to direct patient care and outcomes.