(Answered) Hlt362 week 1 Discussion 2

Discuss why it is important for a person working in health care to understand statistical concepts. Provide an example of how statistical data is used in your organization or specialty area today and what you are expected to do with this information as a practitioner.


Nursing practice is a broad profession that encompasses a plethora of responsibilities including health promotion, disease prevention, patient care, and advocacy, just to mention a few. It is highly essential for nurses to have statistical skills and to have an extensive understanding of statistical concepts. Some of the statistical skills fundamental for nurses include measurements, charts and diagrams development and interpretation, and ability to handle and quantify variation and uncertain situation (Kang, Yeon, & Han, 2015). Please click the icon below to purchase full  solution at $5