|Assignment ID Number||AFFGEHU83939HD|
|Type of Document||Essay|
|Number of Pages||10 Pages|
The purpose of this assignment is to synthesize and apply the knowledge you gained in class into a well-written research paper. For this assignment, you will conduct research and write a paper containing the two elements:
Part I: Choose one of the listed topics
Quality improvement in the nursing unit or system (the one I chose)
Part II: Evaluate how the topic applies to 2 of the following course competencies.
Integrate concepts related to leadership into the professional nursing role.
Analyze the philosophy, goals, and organizational structure of a healthcare system in relationship to the delivery of quality healthcare.
Compare selected theories of leadership, management, and organizations in relation to healthcare agencies.
Identify how collaborative leadership styles might be utilized in various community agencies to enhance the role of the nurse leader.
Examine change theory, change management, conflict resolution, and strategies to promote innovation.
Explain principles of continuous quality improvement (CQI) and the process of quality planning, improvement, and control.
Discuss the management process and its impact on the delivery of optimal healthcare.
Analyze how accountability, advocacy, and collaboration augment the management of care.
Describe the meaning of teamwork in respect to the health care team
Identify the essential components of a business plan
Analyze various organization structure/management theories as they relate to nursing practice
In addition to the assignment specifics above, your paper should:
Be 3-4 pages, not including the title and reference pages.
Source(s) should be integrated into the paragraphs. Use in-text citations pointing to evidence in the literature that supports your ideas.
Incorporate a minimum of two (2) peer-reviewed sources into your paper.
Use current APA format to style your paper and to cite your sources.
Include a title page and a reference page listing the sources you used. Be sure to plan enough time for proofreading and editing.
Review the rubric for further information on how your assignment will be graded.
|Criteria||0 – 1 Points||2 – 3 Point||4 – 5 Points||Total|
|Professional communication||Unprofessional communication; many errors; no APA||Minor grammar, spelling, and APA errors||Postings are professional and in standard written English with APA|
|Complete addressing of assessment criteria||Criteria not fully addressed||Minimal response to criteria; minor aspects missing||All criteria are fully addressed|
|Evidence of critical thinking or extending information||Critical thinking or extending information not evident||Obvious responses to questions; little thought evident||Posts demonstrate critical thinking with evidence base from research or experience|
|Course connections.||No connections provided||Minimal connections provided to readings/activities||Clear connections to readings/activities|
|Submitted an overview / summary of the case selected for analysis. Also identified those procedural steps to be analyzed.||Did not provide an adequate overview or summary of the selected case or failed to identify those steps to be analyzed.||Provides an adequate overview or summary of the selected case and steps to be analyzed though may not be clear or complete.||Case overview is clearly presented including all appropriate investigative steps to be analyzed.|