THE TERMINOLOGY THAT IS TYPICAL IN THIS SETTING IN ORDER TO GIVE AN OVERVIEW OF THE SERVICES THE INMATES ARE BEING PROVIDED.

You are touring a drug rehabilitation facility in a prison for a class on addiction and recovery. You observe inmates in groups, in safe cells, in medical holding cells, in individual counseling sessions as well as meeting with nursing staff and psychiatric staff. Define the terminology that is typical in this setting in order to give an overview of the services the inmates are being provided.

Assignment Guidelines

Address the following in 3–4 pages: Detoxification Intensive Inpatient Treatment Intensive Outpatient Treatment Aftercare Psycho-educational Groups Psychopharmacology For each of the above bulleted items, answer the following questions: In your own words, how would you define this term? What are 1–2 examples of situations in which this term would be used properly? Explain in detail. Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

2Developing an Evaluation Plan

    • Using 800-1,000 words, discuss methods to evaluate the effectiveness of your proposed solution and variables to be assessed when evaluating project outcomes.

Example: If you are proposing a new staffing matrix that is intended to reduce nurse turnover, improve nursing staff satisfaction, and positively impact overall delivery of care, you may decide the following methods and variables are necessary to evaluate the effectiveness of your proposed solution:

Methods:

  1. Survey of staff attitudes and contributors to job satisfaction and dissatisfaction before and after initiating change.
  2. Obtain turnover rates before and after initiating change.
  3. Compare patient discharge surveys before change and after initiation of change.

Variables:

  1. Staff attitudes and perceptions.
  2. Patient attitudes and perceptions.
  3. Rate of nursing staff turnover.

Develop the tools necessary to educate project participants and to evaluate project outcomes (surveys, questionnaires, teaching materials, PowerPoint slides, etc.).

 

Disseminating Evidence

 

Using 250-500 words, summarize your strategy for disseminating the results of the project to key stakeholders and to the greater nursing community.

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