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Application of Statistics in Health CareStatistical application and the interpretation of data is important in health care. Review the statistical concepts covered in this topic. In a 750-1,000 word paper, discuss the significance of statistical application in health care. Include the following:Describe the application of statistics in health care. Specifically discuss its significance to quality, safety, health promotion, and leadership.Consider your organization or specialty area and how you utilize statistical knowledge. Discuss how you obtain statistical data, how statistical knowledge is used in day-to-day operations and how you apply it or use it in decision making.Three peer-reviewed, scholarly or professional references are required.Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.
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Course Code
HLT-362V
Class Code
HLT-362V-O502
Criteria
Content
Percentage
70.0%
Application of Statistics in Health Care (quality,
safety, health promotion, leadership)
40.0%
Application of Statistical Knowledge to
Organization or Specialty Area
30.0%
Organization and Effectiveness
20.0%
Thesis Development and Purpose
7.0%
Argument Logic and Construction
8.0%
Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling,
punctuation, grammar, language use)
5.0%
Format
10.0%
Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the
major and assignment)
5.0%
Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes,
references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to
assignment and style)
5.0%
Total Weightage
100%
Assignment Title
Application of Statistics in Health Care
1: Unsatisfactory (0.00%)
Application of statistics in health care is omitted or
incomplete. The significance to quality safety, health
promotion, and leadership is omitted.
Application of statistical knowledge to organization or
specialty area is omitted. More than one criterion regarding
how statistical data are obtained, used in day-to-day
operations, or applied in decision making are omitted.
Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing
claim.
Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The
conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is
incoherent and uses noncredible sources.
Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede
communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or
sentence construction is used.
Template is not used appropriately, or documentation format
is rarely followed correctly.
Sources are not documented.
Total Points
100.0
2: Less Than Satisfactory (65.00%)
Application of statistics in health care is summarized. The
significance to quality, safety, health promotion, and
leadership is partially presented. One or more criteria are
missing. There are inaccuracies. Significant information or
rationale is needed.
Application of statistical knowledge to organization or
specialty area is summarized. How statistical data are
obtained, used in day-to-day operations, and applied in
decision is unclear; one criterion is missing. More information
is needed.
Thesis is insufficiently developed or vague. Purpose is not
clear.
Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks
consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some
sources have questionable credibility.
Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the
reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word
choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not
varied.
Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing
or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.
Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as
appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous
formatting errors.
3: Satisfactory (75.00%)
Application of statistics in health care is generally described.
The significance to quality, safety, health promotion, and
leadership is generally described for all criteria. There are
minor inaccuracies. More information or rationale is needed
to fully illustrate the application of statistics overall.
Application of statistical knowledge to organization or
specialty area is generally discussed. How statistical data are
obtained, used in day-to-day operations, or applied in
decision making is summarized. .
Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose.
Argument is orderly but may have a few inconsistencies. The
argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument
logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources
used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the
thesis.
Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are
not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied
sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are
employed.
Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although
some minor errors may be present.
Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and
style, although some formatting errors may be present.
4: Good (85.00%)
Application of statistics in health care is described. The
significance to quality, safety, health promotion, and
leadership is described for all criteria. Some minor
information or rationale is needed to fully illustrate the
application of statistics to health care and the specific areas.
Application of statistical knowledge to organization or
specialty area is discussed. How statistical data are obtained,
used in day-to-day operations, or applied in decision making
is described. Some information or detail is needed for clarity.
Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper.
Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and
appropriate to the purpose.
Argument shows logical progression. Techniques of
argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of
claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are
authoritative.
Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may
be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence
structures and figures of speech.
Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no
errors in formatting style.
Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and
style, and format is mostly correct.
5: Excellent (100.00%)
Application of statistics in health care is described in detail.
The significance to quality, safety, health promotion, and
leadership is described thoroughly for all criteria. Strong
information and rationale is provided to fully illustrate the
application of statistics, and its significance, to health care
and the specific areas.
Application of statistical knowledge to organization or
specialty area is thoroughly discussed. How statistical data
are obtained, used in day-to-day operations, or applied in
decision making is described in detail. The ability to
understand and apply statistical data is clearly demonstrated.
Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the
paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper
clear.
Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in
a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are
authoritative.
Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic
English.
All format elements are correct.
Comments
Sources are completely and correctly documented, as
appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of
error.
Points Earned

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