NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 1 Assignment 1

Identifying a Problem

Details:

Prepare for the capstone project by listening to the audio interview, "Capstone: Planning Your Project".

Preview and utilize the "Topic 1 Checklist." This resource will assist you in organizing your work and will provide additional information regarding the assignment.NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

Consider the clinical environment in which you are currently working or have recently worked. Collaborate with a leader or educator in the clinical environment to identify a problem, issue, or educational deficit upon which to build a proposal for change.

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In a paper of no more than 800 words, describe the nature of the problem, issue, or educational deficit. Include the following in your discussion:NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

1- The setting and/or context in which the problem, issue, or educational deficit can be observed.

2- Detailed description of the problem, issue, or educational deficit.

3- Impact of the problem, issue, or educational deficit on the work environment, the quality of care provided by staff, and patient outcomes.

4- Gravity of the problem, issue, or educational deficit and its significance to nursing.

5- Proposed solution to address the problem, issue, or educational deficit.NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

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Review "Topic 1: Checklist." This resource will assist you in organizing your work and will provide additional information regarding the assignment.NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Topic 1: Checklist

Identifying a Problem, Developing a Question, and Selecting Sources of Literature

Instructions:

This checklist is designed to help students organize the weekly exercises/assignments to be completed as preparation for the final, capstone project proposal. This checklist will also serve as a communication tool between students and faculty. Comments, feedback and grading for modules 1-4 will be documented using this checklist.NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

Rapid Appraisal

Perform a rapid appraisal of each article by answering the following questions (one to two sentences are sufficient to answer each question):

1) How does each article describe the nature of the problem, issue, or deficit you have identified?

2) Does each article provide statistical information to demonstrate the gravity of the issue, problem, or deficit?

3) Example(s): morbidity, mortality, rate of incidence or rate of occurrence in the general population.

4) Does each article support your proposed change?NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

 

NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 1 Assignment 2

Selecting Sources of Literature

Locate a minimum of 15 peer-reviewed articles that describe the problem or issue and that support the proposed solution. Eight of the 15 articles must be research-based (e.g., a study which is qualitative, quantitative, descriptive, or longitudinal).

Hint: Begin your search for literature by utilizing the databases located in the GCU Library. Contact your faculty member, the librarian, or library staff for additional researching tips and key word suggestions.NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

Preview each of the 15 articles chosen by reading the article abstracts and summaries.

Hint: Article abstracts and summaries provide a concise description of the topic, research outcomes, and significance of findings.

Hint: Refer to "RefWorks" and "Topic 1: Checklist."

Perform a rapid appraisal of each article by answering the following questions (one to two sentences are sufficient to answer each question):

1- How does each article describe the nature of the problem, issue, or deficit you have identified?

2- Does each article provide statistical information to demonstrate the gravity of the issue, problem, or deficit?

3- What are example(s) of morbidity, mortality, and rate of incidence or rate of occurrence in the general population?NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

4- Does each article support your proposed change?

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Topic 1: Checklist

Identifying a Problem, Developing a Question, and Selecting Sources of Literature

Instructions:

This checklist is designed to help students organize the weekly exercises/assignments to be completed as preparation for the final, capstone project proposal. This checklist will also serve as a communication tool between students and faculty. Comments, feedback and grading for modules 1-4 will be documented using this checklist.NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem

Rapid Appraisal

Perform a rapid appraisal of each article by answering the following questions (one to two sentences are sufficient to answer each question):

1) How does each article describe the nature of the problem, issue, or deficit you have identified?

2) Does each article provide statistical information to demonstrate the gravity of the issue, problem, or deficit?

3) Example(s): morbidity, mortality, rate of incidence or rate of occurrence in the general population.

4) Does each article support your proposed change?NRS- 441 Professional Capstone Project Identifying a Problem