F‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍or this Assignment, you will consider the validity and reli
F‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍or this Assignment, you will consider the validity and reliability of different assessment tools and diagnostic tests. You will explore issues such as sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative predictive values. You will also consider examples of children with various weight issues. You will explore how you could effectively gather information and encourage parents and caregivers to be proactive about their children’s health and weight. TOPIC: Rapid Influenza testing in children and adults To Prepare • Review this week’s Learning Resources and consider factors that impact the validity and reliability of various assessment tools and diagnostic tests. You also will review examples of pediatric patients and their families as it relates to BMI. • Assissgned topic: Rapid Influenza testing in children and adults • Search the Walden Library and credible sources for resources explaining the tool or test you were assigned. What is its purpose, how is it conducted, and what information does it gather? • Also, as you search the Walden library and credible sources, consider what the literature discuss‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍es regarding the validity, reliability, sensitivity, specificity, predictive values, ethical dilemmas, and controversies related to the test or tool. • If you are assigned Assignment Option 2 (Child), consider what health issues and risks may be relevant to the child in the health example. o Based on the risks you identified, consider what further information you would need to gain a full understanding of the child’s health. Think about how you could gather this information in a sensitive fashion. o Consider how you could encourage parents or caregivers to be proactive toward the child’s health. TOPIC: Rapid Influenza testing in children and adults Assignment Option 1: Adult Assessment Tools or Diagnostic Tests: Include the following: • A description of how the assessment tool or diagnostic test you were assigned is used in healthcare. o What is its purpose? o How is it conducted? o What information does it gather? • Based on your research, evaluate the test or the tool’s validity and reliability, and explain any issues with sensitivity, reliability, and predictive values. Include references in ap‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍propriate APA formatting.

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