Clinical Analytics and Data Management for the DNP

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Author: Martha Sylvia, PhD, MBA, RN, Mary Terhaar, DNSc, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 082614277X
ISBN 13: 9780826142771
eISBN: 9780826142788
Edition: 2nd
This is the only text to deliver the strong data management knowledge and skills that are required competencies for all DNP students. It enables readers to design data tracking and clinical analytics in order to rigorously evaluate clinical innovations and programs for improving clinical outcomes and to document and analyze change. This second edition has been expanded and updated to address major changes in our healthcare environment. Incorporating faculty and student input, it now includes modalities such as SPSS, Excel, and Tableau to address diverse data management tasks. Eleven new chapters cover the use of big data analytics, ongoing progress toward value-based payment, the Affordable Care Act and its future, shifting of risk and accountability to hospitals and clinicians, advancement of nursing quality indicators, and new requirements for Magnet® certification. The text takes the DNP student step by step through the complete process of data management from planning through presentation, and encompasses the scope of skills required for students to apply relevant analytics to systematically and confidently tackle the clinical interventions data obtained as part of the DNP student project. Of particular value is a progressive case study illustrating multiple techniques and methods throughout the chapters. Sample data sets and exercises, along with objectives, references, and examples in each chapter, reinforce information.
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