Assignment 1: Discussion Assignment
The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week based on the course competencies
To support your work, use your course and text readings and articles from the South University Online Library. As in all
assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
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Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of
your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view
with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the
discussion. Cite sources for your responses to other classmates.
Workforce Issues on Patient Safety
In this assignment, you will consider how workforce issues impact patient safety.
Based on your research, respond to one of the following discussion questions.
Discussion Question 1
Identify the methodology, design, and rationale of the following titles.
1 Exploring the rate of seasonal-pattern depression in an Inuit community
2 Democracy in America
3 The relationship between compassion fatigue and burnout among critical care nurses
4 Two drugs for Alzheimer’s show promise
5 Evaluating technology with student success
6 Factors that influence weight control among women
7 The meaning of living with brain injury and stroke 10 years after the injury
8 Exploring the beliefs of healing among Aborigines
Discussion Question 2
Using the South University Online Library, research workforce issues and patient safety.
Based on your research, complete the following tasks:
* Identify and describe the research problems, purpose, objectives, and hypothesis of the research.
* Evaluate the credibility and validity of the study.