Week 5 Discussion: Evidence to Support Nursing Practices (Graded)
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The purpose of this discussion is for learners to demonstrate their ability to search for evidence in the scholarly nursing literature and share with colleagues.
This discussion enables the student to meet the following course outcome:
CO 5: Discuss theories and evidence-based practice in the planning of patient-centered care. (POs 1, 8)
During the assigned week (Sunday the start of the assigned week through Sunday the end of the assigned week):
Posts in the discussion at least two times, and
Posts in the discussion on two different days
Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
Integrate outside scholarly sources when required
Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates and/or instructor
Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.
Best Practices include:
Participation early in the week is encouraged to stimulate meaningful discussion among classmates and instructor.
Enter the discussion often during the week to read and learn from posts.
Select different classmates for your reply each week.
Evidence is necessary to improve our nursing practice. Using the CINAHL database in the Chamberlain Library, search for and locate a scholarly professional nursing journal article that meets these criteria:
NOT an Evidence-Based Care Sheet or CINAHL Guide
Published in the past five years
Contains evidence to support a nursing practice in your practice area
Summarize this article in one paragraph. Explain why you selected this article. Provide an APA reference for this article.
Remember to credit an assigned reading or the lesson, in addition to your article selection.
To view the grading criteria/rubric, please click on the 3 dots in the box at the end of the solid gray bar above the discussion board title and then Show Rubric. See Syllabus for Grading Rubric Definitions.