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HHS440 Entire Course

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HHS440 Entire Course

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HHS 440 Week 1 DQ 1 Technology for Healthcare Professionals

HHS 440 Week 1 DQ 2 Wireless Future of Medicine

HHS 440 Week 1 Final Project Topic Selection

HHS 440 Week 2 DQ 1 Security and Privacy Concerns

HHS 440 Week 2 DQ 2 Informational Resources

HHS 440 Week 2 Annotated Bibliography

HHS 440 Week 3 DQ 1 Technology and Public Health

HHS 440 Week 3 DQ 2 Technology and Radiology

HHS 440 Week 3 Telemedicine For Better of For Worse

HHS 440 Week 4 DQ 1 Surgery’s Past, Present and Future

HHS 440 Week 4 DQ 2 Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Technology

HHS 440 Week 5 DQ Medical Devices

HHS 440 Week 5 Final Paper and Presentation

 

HHS 440 Week 1 DQ 1 Technology for Healthcare Professionals

 

Technology for Healthcare Professionals. Describe the reasons healthcare professionals need to be familiar with the most current computer hardware and software, networking, wireless technology, and to maintain a high level of computer literacy.

§  How will this aptitude assist you as a health and human service worker to provide client care that is more efficient and effective?

§  How will you gain necessary skills and stay current with new developments in the future?

Your original post must be approximately 250-300 words and include a minimum of two academic references in APA format. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.

 

HHS 440 Week 1 DQ 2 Wireless Future of Medicine

 

Wireless Future of Medicine. Watch The Wireless Future of Medicine. Summarize two or three highlights that stood out for you and then answer the following questions:

§  Does computerization improve healthcare?

§  Do you think that advances in technology will keep people healthier?

§  Do you think people will live longer as a result of technological advances?

Your original post must be approximately 250-300 words and include a minimum of two academic references in APA format. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.

 

HHS 440 Week 1 Final Project Topic Selection

 

Final Project Topic Selection. Review the instructions for the Final Project, located in Week Five. In no more than one-page, submit your chosen topic and explain the reasons for why you chose this topic. Select one of the topics from the following list:

Telemedicine/Telehealth

Technology and Public Health

Technology and Radiology

Technology and Surgery

Technology and Dentistry

Technology and Pharmacy

Technology and Education

Technology and Psychiatry or Psychology

Technology and Rehabilitative therapies

Technology and Security and Privacy

 

HHS 440 Week 2 DQ 1 Security and Privacy Concerns

 

Security and Privacy Concerns. Watch the HIPAA video. In 250-300 words, summarize this law and discuss its impact on healthcare professionals. What is meant by “privacy” and “confidentiality” as it relates to healthcare services? Name and discuss two kinds of threats to medical privacy, as well as possible solutions or ways of protecting this information. Include a minimum of two academic references in APA format. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.

 

HHS 440 Week 2 DQ 2 Informational Resources

 

Informational Resources. [Insert prompt]. Go to the government websites and explore the various reference databases for topics of interest. Watch the Visible Human Project & Human patient simulators videos and look at the ADAM software. In 250 – 300 words,

§  Describe the various types of resources found on the internet for health information.

§  Discuss how one can judge the reliability of this information (page 229 of textbook).

§  What are the pros and cons of using the Internet as a resource for health information?

Include a minimum of two academic references in APA format. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.

 

HHS 440 Week 2 Annotated Bibliography

 

Annotated Bibliography. For this assignment, you will submit a two-page Annotated Bibliography of the five scholarly sources that you will use for your Final Project. Your Annotated Bibliography must be in APA format and each reference must be followed by a short summary of the source as well as an analysis of how it is relevant to the topic of your project. Examples of an Annotated Bibliography are available in the Writing Center.

 

HHS 440 Week 3 DQ 1 Technology and Public Health

 

Technology and Public Health. Watch the videos, Could This Laser Zap Malaria? and The Dangers of Science Denial. In 250-300 words, evaluate and discuss your thoughts on the various ways in which advances in technology can impact public health and/or disease. As part of your response, consider the following questions and answer at least two of them:

§  Could better technology have prevented the disastrous results of Hurricane Katrina?

§  How might technology aid us in the detection and prevention of large scale spreading of new diseases?

§  Can technological advances impact global warming? What does this have to do with public health?

§  What are the pros and cons of embracing technology as it pertains to public health?

§  If we resist change, will we face greater consequences?

Include a minimum of two academic references in APA format. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.

 

HHS 440 Week 3 DQ 2 Technology and Radiology

 

Technology and Public Health. Discuss the progression from traditional x-rays to the newer computerized technologies in radiology in 250 – 300 words. Select one of the digital imaging techniques described in Chapter 6 (CT, MRI, PET, SPECT, Bone Density, etc.) and discuss how and when it is used, and its specific purpose. Are there downsides? If so, what are they? Consider cost, efficiency, speed of results, and accuracy, as well as comfort and other client-centered concerns. Include a minimum of two academic references in APA format. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.

 

HHS 440 Week 3 Telemedicine For Better of For Worse

 

Telemedicine: For Better or For Worse. For this assignment you will be examining one of the subspecialties of telemedicine/telehealth.

Select one of the subspecialties of telemedicine/telehealth listed in this week’s reading. Then, use the reading, multimedia, and your own research to address the following:

1.      Explain the rationale for the use of the “tele” form of this specialty of health care services.

2.      Discuss reasons for why better health care can be provided using this subspecialty of telemedicine rather than the face-to-face traditional alternative. Be sure to address access to care, cost of services, stakeholders (investors or those with economic interests), efficiency, effectiveness, quality of care and a client-centered focus.

3.      Evaluate the strengths of this approach given the lack of human interaction. Compare the limitations to the benefits.

 

HHS 440 Week 4 DQ 1 Surgery’s Past, Present and Future

 

Surgery’s Past, Present, and Future. Watch the video, Surgery’s Past, Present, and Robotic Future. Read from Chapter 7, In the News: Surgical Device Poses a Rare but Serious Peril, and discuss the pros and cons to newer surgical techniques using robotics, lasers, and nanotechnology. How can surgery be “minimally invasive”? What is “telepresence surgery”? In 250-300 words, summarize your thoughts with supportive references in APA style format. Respond to a minimum of two of your classmates’ posts

 

HHS 440 Week 4 DQ 2 Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Technology

 

Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Technology. Select either pharmacy or dentistry, watch the videos ScriptPro Safety and Accuracy or 3D Dentistry. Discuss advances in technology in that field of health care in 250-300 words. How does current technology support the delivery of services to the public? Consider safety, efficiency, accuracy, effectiveness and cost, along with any other pros and cons you notice. What are the future considerations or plans? Support your comments with scholarly references in APA style format. Respond to a minimum of two of your classmates’ posts.

 

HHS 440 Week 5 DQ Medical Devices

 

Medical Devices. Watch the video Aimee Mullins and her 12 pairs of legs. In 250-300 words, discuss the advances in technology as it relates to prosthetics and other aids, including monitoring systems, for those with disabilities. Discuss the future of health care delivery for those with special needs only made possible by new technology. What specific area do you think requires additional attention? Find two scholarly articles that support your ideas and cite appropriately, using APA format for your references. Respond to a minimum of two of your classmates’ posts.

 

HHS 440 Week 5 Final Paper and Presentation

 

Focus of the Final Project

The Final Project will consist of two parts, Part I: Final Paper and Part II: Final Presentation.

Part I: Final Paper

For your Final Paper, you will use the topic you selected in Week One of the course and write a six- to eight-page paper explaining a branch of health care and its corresponding technology.

Address the following as it pertains to your selected topic:

1.      Introduce the topic and the pertinent forms of technology.

2.      Explain how technology impacts this area of healthcare as it relates to the provision of services.

3.      Discuss the following as they relate to your topic:

4.      efficiency and effectiveness

5.      access to care

6.      accuracy of services

7.      patient comfort

8.      cost

9.      other issues related to client/patient-centered care

10.  Evaluate the strengths and limitations of the technology that supports the delivery of health care services.

11.  Analyze current and future applications of technology for your topic.

12.  Predict possible areas of future research or applications of technology.

Your paper must be six- to eight-pages (excluding title and reference pages) in APA format as outlined by the Writing Center. It must include an introductory paragraph with a thesis statement, and a strong concluding paragraph. Include at least five scholarly, peer-reviewed references (that were used in your Annotated Bibliography) to support your explanation. Your paper should discuss the topic with critical thought.

Part II: Final Presentation

Using the information from your Final Paper, create a ten- to twelve-slide (excluding title and reference slides) PowerPoint presentation to accompany your research. Cite any sources you use in the presentation in APA format as outlined in the Writing Center. You may use the same sources that were used in the Final Paper, but you are not limited to only these (for example, you may provide links to a website, video, etc…). Your presentation should not exceed 20 slides.

Your presentation must be relevant, clear, and engaging. For tips on creating an excellent presentation, read this overview. For examples of some great presentations, visit SlideShare 

 

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