Local practice problem exploration: cancer.


Local Practice Problem Exploration: Cancer.

Reflect upon the selected national practice problem in Week 1 (cancer) to address the following.

1-  From a local perspective (Miami, Florida) how does the practice problem (cancer) impact nurses, nursing care, healthcare organizations, and the quality of care being provided?

2- Identify the local key stakeholders related to the selected practice problem (cancer). *(stakeholders—healthcare providers, educators, business leaders, social service providers, community organizations, and clergy)

3- Describe one approach used in your unique setting to address this problem (cancer). From your perspective, is this intervention effective in addressing the problem? Why or why not? If this practice problem is not addressed at your workplace, propose an intervention that could be implemented on a local scale to address the problem. 

Can start from:

 In the state of Florida in 2019, lung cancer has been rated second, on the 10 top causes of the total number of deaths and percent change 2009–2019, all ages combined. 


Use an APA style and a minimum of 200 words. Provide support from a minimum of at least three (3) scholarly sources. The scholarly source needs to be: 1) evidence-based, 2) scholarly in nature, 3) Sources should be no more than five years old (published within the last 5 years), and 4) an in-text citation. citations and references are included when information is summarized/synthesized and/or direct quotes are used, in which APA style standards apply. 

• Textbooks are not considered scholarly sources. 

• Wikipedia, Wikis, .com website, or blogs should not be used.

Additional Resources: FLORIDA

The Local Burden of Disease (LBD). These websites explore the local burden of disease.

View the U.S. State Burden Topic Profiles at http://www.healthdata.org/node/

Download the GBD report, Rethinking Development and Health: Findings From the Global Burden of Disease at http://www.healthdata.org/results/country-profiles (Links to an external site.).

View main findings by country at http://www.healthdata.org/results/country-profiles (Links to an external site.).

Explore the GBD Compare data visualization at http://vizhub.healthdata.org/gbd-compare/ (Links to an external site.).

Read about the GBD research study at www.healthdata.org/gbd (Links to an external site.).

The U.S. Burden of Disease Collaborators. (2018). The State of U.S. health, 1990-2016 burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors among U.S. states (Links to an external site.). JAMA, 319(14), 1444-1472. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.0158

The Role of the Stakeholder When Designing a Practice Change

10 causes of the total number of deaths in 2019 and percent change 2009–2019, all ages combined See related publication: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30925-9Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. (2018, January). What is the global burden of disease? http://www.healthdata.org/infographic/what-global-burden-disease-gbd http://www.healthdata.org/infographic/what-global-burden-disease-gbd%E2%80%AF

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. (2020). US health. http://www.healthdata.org/us-health (Links to an external site.)

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. (2020). How Long do people live? http://www.healthdata.org/united-states

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