Assignment Library Tag: Health Sciences

Analysis of a Healthcare Management Issue

Description This assignment is intended to reinforce previously learned concepts in the health sciences program and emphasize the steps and importance of critical thinking, decision making and problem solving. In this way, it lays the foundation for future assignments within a capstone course focused on the development of a plan to address a real-world healthcare issue… Read more »

Research Essay and Policy Paper Integrated Writing Assignment

Description This integrated assignment links the final research papers for two courses (Human Services Policy and Human Biology) to make the need for the application of biological and physiological knowledge to Human Services policy issues more explicit to students in the Human Services program. This assignment is carefully scaffolded across two courses so that the… Read more »

The Pathophysiology of High Blood Pressure

Description This assignment is designed for pathophysiology students close to the end of the course.  These students are primarily in a BSN (Bachelor Degree Nursing) program, and they take pathophysiology as one of their last General Education courses before starting their professional Nursing program.  The assignment is primarily to assess higher order learning outcomes. Background… Read more »

A Scaffolded Baccalaureate Nursing Capstone Course in an Online Program

Description This is an assignment for a final research paper, which is the culmination of a series of assignments done during an 8-week, online capstone course. In the first week, students are asked to present three research topics for consideration. Each must include the components of patient safety, nursing ethics, and nursing theory. Based on… Read more »