Change and Evidence based Practice
Change and Evidenced Based Practice Assignment Rubric â€“ Nursing 376
Assignment: Describe a change that you would like to initiate within the profession of nursing, your present or past clinical practicum(s) or work setting. Discuss the proposed change and present evidence â€“ based research/best practices to support this change from a minimum of three sources.
Â· Length = 8-10 pages (excluding title page) NOTE: Single sided page format required. Abstract included.
Â· Title page using running head, title of paper, student name, school, (APA format).
Â· Include/attach supporting articles.
Â· Correct headings/formatting throughout paper. Include names of databases and keywords student used for search of the literature.
Â· Ideas are original and clearly organized with minimal use of quotations. (Refer to APA for use of quotations when necessary).
Â· Uses correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, in-text citations
& abbreviations (Refer to APA).
Â· Correct heading & APA formatting of references â€“ including doi â€“ digital object identifier
Proposed Change (40 points)
Â· Describe a change that you would like to initiate in the nursing profession, your present or past clinical practicum or work setting.
Â· Integrate and synthesize findings/conclusions of the study/articles, as you develop your own a ction plan to address this change. This is done by transferring the information from the abstract/theoretical ideas to facilitate the change.
Â· Address the following in your narrative Why is this change needed
Provide examples of changes on your unit (if any) that would have to occur before the change/research findings could be implemented in your current clinical practice setting.
Who should be involved in the change process Identify anticipated barriers to the change Identify strategies to overcome resistance Discuss implementation of the change
Â· Select a change theorist and incorporate the change process in your narrative
Evidence Based Practice (40 points)
Â· Describe the process of pursuing evidence-based practice in your practicum or work setting.
Â· Identify connections and relationships related to your change from the readings with observations/clinical experiences in your practice setting and how they apply to the problem. In addition: personal opinions are supported by evidence.
Â· Attach the 3 articles to the paper
Recommendations for Nursing Practice (10 points)
Â· Defend and summarize the recommendations in your plan, utilizing synthesis of internal (unit specific nursing practice) and external (articles) criteria.
CURRENTLY WORKING ON EDUCATING CERTIFIED MEDICATION TECHNICIANS (CMT’s) DUE TO UNCOVERING MEDICATION ERRORS WITHIN MY FACILITY.
I AM NOW IMPLEMENTING PROPOSED MONTHLY CMT SPECIFIC MANDATORY EDUCATIONFOR ALL CMT’s WHO WORK IN MY FACILITY.
THIS DISCOVERY HAS CAUSED ME TO FALL BEHIND ON THIS ASSINGMENT DUE 2/21 BY MIDNIGHT.