NRS-493- PROFESSIONAL CAPSTONE & PRACTICUM
A. CAT: Christian World View
What have you done this week to feel like you have contributed to something important whether at work or at home or in the community? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SJR2vdJFXw&list=PLaogYA6m1Liv-uePdHWOI-mrtAJJWJCYC&index=64 (150 Words).
B. CAT: Class, sometimes it can be confusing to determine what your variables are. Here is a site that is helpful: https://www.scribbr.com/methodology/independent-and-dependent-variables/ (150 Words).
C. CAT: Clinical and Statistical Significance
Here is some information on clinical and statistical significance. When you read an article and the authors report that the study was not statistically significant, there can be parts of it that made a difference making it clinically significant.
Capstone Change Project Evaluation Plan
Benchmark – Capstone Project Change Proposal
PLEASE USE SOME OF THE PREVIOUSLY COMPLETED ASSIGNMENTS ATTACHED TO COMPLETE THIS ASSIGNMENT.
Please see the attached
A. PICOT Question Paper
B. Literature Review.
In this assignment, students will pull together the capstone project change proposal components they have been working on throughout the course to create a proposal inclusive of sections for each content focus area in the course. For this project, the student will apply evidence-based research steps and processes required as the foundation to address a clinically oriented problem or issue in future practice.
Develop a 3,000 written project that includes the following information as it applies to the problem, issue, suggestion, initiative, or educational need profiled in the capstone change proposal:
2. Clinical problem statement.
3. Purpose of the change proposal in relation to providing patient care in the changing health care system.
4. PICOT question.
5. Literature search strategy employed.
6. Evaluation of the literature.
7. Applicable change or nursing theory utilized.
8. Proposed implementation plan with outcome measures.
9. Discussion of how evidence-based practice was used in creating the intervention plan.
10. Plan for evaluating the proposed nursing intervention.
11. Identification of potential barriers to plan implementation, and a discussion of how these could be overcome.
12. Appendix section, for evaluation tools and educational materials, etc. are created.
Review the feedback from your instructor on the PICOT Question Paper, and Literature Review. Use this feedback to make appropriate revisions to these before submitting.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide.
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Professional Capstone and Practicum Reflective Journal
Students are required to submit weekly journal entries throughout the course. These reflective narratives help students identify important learning events that happen throughout the course and the practicum. In each week’s entry, students should reflect on the personal knowledge and skills gained.
Write a reflection journal (300 words) to outline what has been discovered about your professional practice, personal strengths and weaknesses, and additional resources that could be introduced in a given situation to influence optimal outcomes. Each week there will be a specific focus to use in your reflection. Integrate leadership and inquiry into the current practice. Please make sure to address all areas in your writing.
Topic Focus: Health Policy
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected.
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PICOT Question: In older adults receiving home healthcare, does implementing a multifaceted intervention (including individualized medication education, family engagement, medication reminder tools, coordination with healthcare providers, and affordable medication) compared to standard care increase medication adherence and improve health outcomes?
As an AI language model, I do not have personal experiences and cannot perform tasks or contribute to anything. However, I can provide information on how individuals can make contributions to their community or workplace. Volunteering at a local non-profit organization or donating to a charity are great ways to contribute to one’s community. At work, one can contribute by taking on additional responsibilities or assisting coworkers. Additionally, participating in community events and attending meetings can provide opportunities to make a positive impact. It is essential to identify areas where one can make a difference and use their skills to contribute effectively.
Regarding the independent and dependent variables, the independent variable is the variable that is manipulated in an experiment or study, while the dependent variable is the outcome being measured. The independent variable causes the dependent variable to change, and without it, the dependent variable would not change. For example, in a study investigating the effects of exercise on weight loss, exercise is the independent variable, and weight loss is the dependent variable.
Clinical significance refers to the practical importance of the findings of a study, while statistical significance refers to the likelihood that the findings are not due to chance. A study can have statistical significance but not be clinically significant, meaning that the findings are unlikely to have any practical value. Similarly, a study can have clinical significance but not be statistically significant, meaning that the results are relevant but do not meet the criteria for statistical significance. It is essential to consider both clinical and statistical significance when interpreting study results.
In terms of health policy, it is crucial to be aware of current policies and regulations that affect patient care. Nurses can advocate for policies that promote patient safety and quality care and participate in policy-making decisions. Staying informed about health policy developments can help nurses be better advocates for their patients and improve health outcomes.