DNP-805 Week 4 Assignment EHR Database and Data Management

DNP-805 Week 4 Assignment EHR Database and Data Management

DNP-805 Week 4 Assignment EHR Database and Data Management

Max Points: 120


As a DNP-prepared nurse, you may be called upon to assist in the design of a clinical database for your organization. This assignment requires you to integrate a clinical problem with data technologies to better understand the components as well as how those components can lead to better clinical outcomes.

General Guidelines:

Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:

·         This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

·         Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center.

·         This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.

·         You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.


For this assignment, write a 1,000-1,250 word paper in which you:

1.      Select a clinically-based patient problem in which using a database management approach provides clear benefit potential.

2.      Identify the data needed to manage this patient problem using information from the electronic health record (EHR).

3.      Include a brief description of the patient problem which incorporates information needed to manage the specific problem.

4.      Identifies whether the EHR-supplied data is structured or unstructured with an explanation as to why.

5.      Provide a complete description of the structured and unstructured data from the EHR that are needed to organize a hypothetical database.

6.      Provide a complete description of data relationships that apply to the hypothetical database.
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