Instructions for submitting your assessment:
Learning Outcomes being assessed:
This assessment will assess the following learning outcomes and will contribute 60% to your final grade:
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THIS ASSESSMENT – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Prepare an essay that addressed the tasks outlined in the assessment outline:
The essay must not exceed the word limit of 2500 words (+/- 10%).
|1||· Identify an issue you have encountered in clinical practice that a Registered Nurse could reasonably review and improve and which would lead to an improvement in nursing care of health consumers.
· Identify current practice related to this issue
· Construct a PICO question related to your identified issue, to assist you to search for relevant research
|2||· Review two (2) research based articles related to your selected issue
· State your rationale for why you believe this is relevant evidence based practice to address the clinical issue you have described in task 1.
· Include discussion relating to the methodology, rigour, validity and generalisability of the research you have selected
|3||· Make two (2) nursing recommendations based on your selected research, related to the issue you have identified from your practice setting that, if implemented, would reflect current best practice and improved nursing care of health consumers||20|
|4||· Evaluate the effect of leadership and management and the workplace culture on the process of introducing these recommendations to nursing practice related to your identified issue.||
|5||· Discuss why it is important in nursing practice for RN’s to actively engage with nursing research to ensure they are demonstrating competent and evidence based practice. Use the dimensions of professional, ethical, legal nursing practice to frame your discussion.||
|· Present your work in a scholarly format with appropriate referencing||5|
|Total Maximum Marks||100|