Clinical Field Reflections

Clinical Field Reflections

MHP Case 4ÿRead the following article: Implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship program in a rural hospital. This is an article that describes a program that was implemented at a rural hospital. After reading the article and doing other reserach, please respond to the following questions.ÿ1. ÿ Briefly discuss the program and what led to its implementation.2. ÿ In general, what are the different types of program evaluation available to a manager?3. ÿ What are the advantages and disadvantages of each one?4. ÿ What program evaluation was used in this case?5. ÿ Based upon the data and other information in the article, was this the best approach?6. ÿ What did the evaluation reveal about the program? Did it achieve what it was supposed to? Should it be continued or even replicated elswhere?Assignment Expectationsÿ1. ÿ Be sure to conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to familiarize yourself with the facts of the case and be sure to justify/support your position.2. ÿ Limit your responses to a 2-3 pages. Times new roman font 12 pt. ÿDS. Please use sub headings.3. ÿ Please support your discussions with scholarly support (3-5 references). Be sure to properly cite all references in text citations and reference page4. ÿ Apply critical thinking skills the the assignment component.ÿÿModule 4 – BackgroundÿPROGRAM EVALUATIONÿRequired ReadingsÿA framework for program evaluation. (n.d.). Retrieved from ÿDecisions analysis in healthcare: Program evaluation. (n.d.). Retrieved from ÿFormea, C. M., PharmD., Nicholson, Wayne T,M.D., PharmD., McCullough, K. B., PharmD., Berg, K. D., Berg, M. L., PharmD., Cunningham, J. L., PharmD., . . . Stollings, J. L., PharmD. (2013). Development and evaluation of a pharmacogenomics educational program for pharmacists.ÿHallinan, C. (2010). Program logic: a framework for health program design and evaluation — the Pap nurse in general practice program. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 16(4), 319-325.ÿMcNamara, C. (n.d.). Designing your program evaluation plans. Retrieved from ÿRoss, M. (2010). Designing and using program evaluation as a tool for reform. Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 5(12), 481-506.ÿÿShackman, G. (n.d.). What is program evaluation? Retrieved from ÿSchlueter, D. F., Thompson, W. W., Mason, T. A., Rayton, M., & Arriola, K. J. (2010). A qualitative evaluation of the avon foundation community education and outreach initiative patient navigation program.ÿYam, P., Fales, D., Jemison, J., Gillum, M., & Bernstein, M. (2012). Implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship program in a rural hospital. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 69(13), 1142-1148.ÿOptional ReadingsÿBarber, J., Frantsve, L., Capelli, S., & Sanders, K. (2012) Implementation and evaluation of an integrated care program in a VA medical center. Psychological Services, 8(4), 282-293.ÿHlubocky, J., Stuckey, L., Schuman, A., & Stevenson, J. (2012). Evaluation of a transplantation specialty pharmacy program. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 69(4), 370-374.ÿSpielberg, F., Kurth, A., Reidy, W., McKnight, T., Dikobe, W., & Wilson, C. (2011). Iterative Evaluation in a Mobile Counseling and Testing Program to Reach People of Color at Risk for HIV-New Strategies Improve Program Acceptability, Effectiveness, and Evaluation Capabilities. Aids Education and Prevention, 110-116.ÿVernberg, E., Roberts, M., & Jacobs, A. (2008). Outcomes and Findings of Program Evaluation for the Intensive Mental Health Program. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 17(2), 178-190.


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