AMP450 Full Course – Discussions and Assignments – July 2016

AMP 450 week 1 DQ 1 & DQ 2

DQ 1

Power, influence, advocacy, and authenticity are all
functions of leadership. View the video: “Morale and Discipline: The Mind
of a Leader” at:

http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://digital.films.com.library.gcu.edu:2048/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=12129&xtid=48949

Discuss how strong leaders apply power, influence, advocacy,
and authenticity to motivate those they lead

 

DQ 2

One model of leadership being adopted by many organizations,
disciplines, and vocations is servant leadership. Describe this model. Identify
two reasons why these groups are adopting this model.

 

AMP 450 week 2 DQ 1 & DQ 2

DQ 1

In the assigned article, “Core Principles & Values
of Effective Team-Based Health Care”(http://www.iom.edu/Global/Perspectives/2012/TeamBasedCare.aspx)
the authors state that “the incorporation of multiple perspectives in
health care offers the benefit of diverse knowledge and experience; however, in
practice, shared responsibility without high-quality teamwork can be fraught
with peril.” Describe the perils that the authors say lead to
uncoordinated care and unnecessary waste and cost. How do communication and
interdisciplinary collaboration prevent adverse events?

DQ 2

Consider your current work environment and your role as a
member of the health care team. What can you do to encourage collaboration and
demonstrate stewardship?

 

AMP 450 week 3 DQ 1 & DQ 2

DQ 1

Find an organization related to your health care discipline
and identify the mission and vision statement. Based on your experiences as a
member of the health care team, explain how the values of the organization are
or are not reflected in these statements.

DQ 2

Professional mentorship has been identified as an important
component of professional engagement, professional growth, and advancement.
Consider your own professional journey. Has a mentor shaped your professional
advancement? Share a mentor experience from your personal or professional life.
What benefits did the experience offer you? How might you mentor other
providers seeking to advance in your discipline?

 

AMP 450 week 4 DQ 1 & DQ 2

DQ 1

The author of the assigned article, “Shattuck Lecture:
A Successful and Sustainable Health System — How to Get There From Here”
(https://library.gcu.edu:2443/login?url=http://search.proquest.com.library.gcu.edu:2048/docview/929159711?accountid=7374)
maintains that a sustainable health system has three key attributes. What are
these three key attributes and what recommendations are offered to ensure
efficiency, sustainability, and optimal functioning?

DQ 2

How can a crisis situation make collaboration and trust
stronger in a group? Why does this happen? How can staff development improve
rapport among colleagues and build trust across departments?

 

AMP 450 week 5 DQ 1 & DQ 2

DQ 1

The authors of the assigned article, “A Patient-Driven
Adaptive Prediction Technique to Improve Personalized Risk Estimation for
Clinical Decision Support (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3392846/)
have found that using patient-driven, adaptive technologies to guide clinical
decision making are influencing the quality of patient care. How might these
technologies minimize risk, promote health, and encourage patient engagement in
their own care?

DQ 2

Envision what the health care system of 2030 might look
like? Describe at least two technological advancements that would be available
to patients. How would technology help providers make health care decisions?
How would patients and families interact with providers from their homes or in
their communities? What would health care systems be able to do “in real
time?”

 

 

AMP 450 week 1 Professional Identity and Stewardship –
Part II: Leadership Interview assignment

Details:

Interview a person in a formal position of leadership within
your organization (e.g., a supervisor, a manager, a director). Begin your
interview with the following questions:

  1. What
    is your role as a health care team member?
  2. How do
    you define professionalism and how does professional responsibility
    influence your work?
  3. Do you
    consider yourself a steward of health care? Why or Why not?
  4. Is it
    important to you that leaders exercise professional advocacy and
    authenticity as well as power and influence when working with colleagues?
    Why or why not?

In 500-750 words, summarize your interview and share your
impressions of the leader’s responses.

Compare and contrast responses provided by your peer (in
Professional Identity and Stewardship – Part I: Peer Interview assignment) with
those provided by the leader. Share your impressions of their differences and
similarities.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines
found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An
abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be
using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the
rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment
criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can
be submitted to Turnitin.

 

 

AMP 450 week 1 Professional Identity and Stewardship –
Part I: Peer Interview assignment

Details:

Interview a fellow peer in your class who works in a
different health discipline than you. Begin your interview with the following
questions:

  1. What
    is your role as a health care team member?
  2. How do
    you define professionalism and how does professional responsibility
    influence your work?
  3. Do you
    consider leaders in your organization stewards of health care? Why or Why
    not?
  4. Is it
    important to you that leaders exercise professional advocacy and
    authenticity as well as power and influence when working with colleagues?
    Why or why not?

In 500-750 words, summarize your interview and share your
impressions of your peer’s responses.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines
found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An
abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be
using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the
rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment
criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can
be submitted to Turnitin.

 

 

AMP 450 week 2 Developing a Shared Vision assignment

Details:

Choose two issues or challenges that the leaders of today’s
health care organizations face. Select from among the following topics:

  1. Staff
    Shortage (Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health Providers, Ancillary Services)
  2. Reorganization
    in Response to Merger or Consolidation of Services
  3. Layoffs
    as a Result of Declining Revenues
  4. Influx
    of Registry, Part-Time, and Temporary Contract Staff
  5. Poor
    Performance Outcomes Leading to a Reduction in Medicare Reimbursement
    Dollars
  6. Poor
    Job Satisfaction Rates Resulting in Turnover

You are the manager of an ancillary service department at a
large, 500+ bed hospital. Develop a proposal (750-1,200 words) that is directed
toward your staff, in which you address the following:

  1. Inform
    the staff of the two issues (from the topics provided) your organization
    is facing.
  2. Describe
    the impact of these issues on your department.
  3. Describe
    how improved communication, collaboration, and teamwork can improve
    conditions in your department.
  4. Identify
    at least two examples from the required or recommended readings of
    techniques found to foster inclusion and improve communication and
    collaboration.
  5. A
    minimum of three academic references from credible sources are required
    for this assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines
found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract
is not required.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be
using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the
rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment
criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can
be submitted to Turnitin.

 

AMP 450 week 3 Collaborative Decision Making Through
Shared Governance assignment

Details:

Attend a committee meeting in your health care organization.
If you are not currently employed in a health care setting, you may elect to
attend a committee meeting at another company, a community center, a local
school, local chamber of commerce or other professional organization.

Observe the interactions between committee members and the
process used by the committee to arrive at decisions.

In 500-750 words, describe the function of the committee and
the roles of those in attendance. Describe your observations of the
interactions between members of the committee and determine whether the process
used to arrive at decisions is a form of shared governance.

A minimum of two academic references from credible sources
are required for this assignment.

Submit the completed “Collaborative Committee Meeting
Verification Form” with the assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines
found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An
abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be
using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the
rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment
criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can
be submitted to Turnitin.

 

Collaborative Committee Meeting Verification Form

Students must submit this form to the course faculty
along with written assignment.

 

Student Name:__________________

Course Section & Faculty
Name:_____________________________
Committee Information
Committee Member Name :
Last First M.I.
Credentials: Title:
(e.g., MS, RN)
Organization:
Phone Number:
E-mail Address:
Committee Setting
Health Care Organization Community Center Prof. Organization Local School
D
Provider Acknowledgement

I, __________________________,acknowledge that
____________________________

(Member Name) (Student Name)

has attended the committee meeting listed on this form. The
organization/agency does not endorse the University or the student, however the
observational experience selected by the student is considered an appropriate
learning experience.

______________________________ _________________

Member Signature Date Signed

 

AMP 450 week 4 Critical Decision Making for Providers
assignment

Details:

Explore the technology systems offered by Nanthealth, a
provider of “telehealth” and health management services via the
following link:

http://nanthealth.com/

Prepare a brief (8-10 slides) PowerPoint presentation in
which you do the following:

  1. Identify
    at least two technology innovations to connect patients, providers, and
    insurers across the care continuum.
  2. Describe
    how the technologies work to provide patients and providers with data
    necessary for health care decision making.
  3. Discuss
    how the real-time data encourages outcome-focused planning.
  4. Predict
    what impact the technology will have on future health care delivery.
    Provide rationale and examples.

Presentations must include speakers’ notes on each slide, as
well as references for the presentation. A minimum of three academic references
from credible sources are required for this assignment. The slide count (8-10
slides) does not include the introduction and References slide(s).

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines
found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract
is not required.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin,
unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the
Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to
Turnitin.

 

AMP 450 week 5 Connected Health and the Digital Age of
Medicine assignment

Details:

View the scenario called “Critical Decision Making for
Providers” found in the Allied Health Community media (http://lc.gcumedia.com/hlt307v/allied-health-community/allied-health-community-v1.1.html)

In a 750-1,200 word paper, describe the scenario involving
Mike, the lab technician, and answer the following questions:

  1. What
    were the consequences of a failure to report?
  2. What
    impact did his decision have on patient safety, on the risk for
    litigation, on the organization’s quality metrics, and on the workload of
    other hospital departments?
  3. As
    Mike’s manager, what will you do to address the issue with him and ensure
    other staff members do not repeat the same mistakes?

A minimum of three academic references from credible sources
are required for this assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines
found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An
abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be
using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the
rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment
criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can
be submitted to Turnitin.