Selects evidence for best practices when planning professional nursing care involving systems, processes, and devices for individuals, families, aggregates and communities.

Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is:

  • To apply a change process using the ACE Star Model of Knowledge Transformation and a systematic review after identifying a clinical topic of concern and related nursing practice issue.
  • The information from the ‘Illustration’ part of our lessons in Weeks 1-6 will mentor you through this process. Your change process is to be set up as a pilot project.

Course Outcomes

This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

  • CO 2: Proposes leadership and collaboration strategies for use with consumers and other healthcare providers in managing care and/or delegating responsibilities for health promotion, illness prevention, health restoration and maintenance, and rehabilitative activities. (PO 2)
  • CO 8: Selects evidence for best practices when planning professional nursing care involving systems, processes, and devices for individuals, families, aggregates and communities. (PO 8)

Points

The assignment is worth 225 points.

Due Date

Submit your completed assignment by Sunday end of Week 6 by 11:59 p.m. MT.

Directions

Please do not use any of the Nurse Daniel information for your own topic, nursing intervention, or change project. Nurse Daniel serves as an example only to illustrate the change process.

  1. Please review the infographic as way to guide you in getting started with your assignment: Developing an Assignment with Integrity (Links to an external site.)
  2. View a short tutorial with tips for completing this assignment: Evidence-Based Practice Change Process Assignment Tutorial (Links to an external site.) or by reading the transcript (Links to an external site.).
  3. Download the EBP Change Process form (Links to an external site.) during Week 1. The use of this specific form is REQUIRED 
  4. Identify a clinical topic and related nursing practice issue you think needs to be changed.
  5. Locate a systematic review on your topic from the Chamberlain Library.. Be sure this involves nursing actions.
  6. Work through each step of the ACE Star Model as outlined on the assignment form (Star Points 1-5: Discovery, Summary, Translation, Implementation, and Evaluation). Respond to the instructions provided on the form.
  7. Follow the activities and thinking of Nurse Daniel in Weeks 1-6 in the ‘Illustration’ part of each lesson. He will be working through a clinical topic and nursing practice issue to demonstrate a change (ACE Star Model and systematic review).
  8. Work on a portion of the process each week, as the illustration unfolds.

Best Practices

  • Please reach out to your instructor for feedback or assistance with your PICOT question as needed.
  • Required and Additional Background Reading in Weeks 1 and 2 under Readings is available for more information on the ACE Star Model and the use of systematic reviews.
  • Please see the grading criteria and rubrics on this page.
  • Please use your browser’s File setting to save or print this page.

Scholarly Sourceand Citations

  • Please cite any references (in APA format) of your systematic review or other scholarly document (optional) as needed.
  • Paraphrasing information, rather than quoting, is expected. No quotes for this assignment please!

 

**Academic Integrity**

Chamberlain College of Nursing values honesty and integrity. All students should be aware of the Academic Integrity policy and follow it in all discussions and assignments.

By submitting this assignment, I pledge on my honor that all content contained is my own original work except as quoted and cited appropriately. I have not received any unauthorized assistance on this assignment.

Rubric

Week 6: EBP Change Process Assignment Grading Rubric
Week 6: EBP Change Process Assignment Grading Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
Selected Systematic Review

A systematic review from the CCN Library databases was selected, identified, and was appropriate for the selected nursing change process.

25 pts

One systematic review from the CCN Library databases was identified and was clearly appropriate.

22 pts

A systematic review was selected from the CCN Library databases and was mostly appropriate for a nursing change process.

20 pts

A systematic review was selected from the CCN Library databases and was fairly appropriate for a nursing change process.

10 pts

A systematic review was selected, but not from the CCN Library databases and/or was not appropriate for this assignment.

0 pts

No systematic review selected or used.
25 pts
Star Point 1 (Discovery)

The topic, nursing practice issue, rationale and scope of the problem were clearly identified and described.

25 pts

Star Point 1 elements in the first column were thoroughly addressed.

22 pts

Star Point 1 elements in the first column were mostly well addressed.

20 pts

Star Point 1 was missing one element in the first column or one lacked detail.

10 pts

Star Point 1 was missing more than one element in the first column and others lacked detail.

0 pts

The ACE Star Model Star Point 1 was not completed.
25 pts
Star Point 2 (Summary)

The NURSING practice problem, NURSING related PICOT question, a systematic review from any database in the Chamberlain Library, and other optional references, evidence summary, strength, and solutions, are listed and described.

35 pts

Star Point 2 elements in the first column were thoroughly addressed.

31 pts

Star Point 2 elements in the first column were mostly well addressed.

28 pts

Star Point 2 was missing one element in the first column or one lacked detail.

13 pts

Star Point 2 was missing more than one element in the first column and others lacked detail. or were inappropriate.

0 pts

The ACE Star Model Star Point 2 was not completed.
35 pts
Star Point 3 (Translation)

Care standards, practice guidelines, or protocols; stakeholders and their roles and responsibilities; the nursing role; rationale for including certain stakeholders, and cost analysis plan are addressed.

35 pts

Star Point 3 elements in the first column were thoroughly addressed.

31 pts

Star Point 3 elements in the first column were mostly well addressed.

28 pts

Star Point 3. was missing one element in the first column or one lacked detail.

13 pts

Star Point 3 was missing more than one element in the first column and others lacked detail.

0 pts

The ACE Star Model Star Point 3 was not completed.
35 pts
Star Point 4 (Implementation)

Permission process, education plan, timeline, measurable outcomes, forms, resources, and stakeholder meetings, are addressed.

35 pts

Star Point 4 elements in the first column were thoroughly addressed.

31 pts

Star Point 4 elements in the first column were mostly well addressed

28 pts

Star Point 4 was missing one element in the first column or one lacked detail.

13 pts

Star Point 4 was missing more than one element in the first column and others lacked detail.

0 pts

The ACE Star Model Star Point 4 was not completed.
35 pts
Star Point 5 (Evaluation)

Reporting results, process and next steps are addressed.

35 pts

Star Point 5 elements in the first column were thoroughly addressed.

31 pts

Star Point 5 elements in the first column were mostly well addressed

28 pts

Star Point 5 was missing one element in the first column or one lacked detail.

13 pts

Star Point 5 was missing more than one element in the first column and others lacked detail.

0 pts

The ACE Star Model Star Point 5 was not completed.
35 pts
Presentation

Information was presented clearly and thoughts were well organized and logical.

20 pts

Information was presented clearly and thoughts were well organized and logical throughout.

18 pts

Information was presented clearly and thoughts were mainly organized and logical throughout.

16 pts

Information was presented clearly and thoughts were somewhat organized and logical throughout.

8 pts

Information was not consistently clear and/or was not consistently organized and logical.

0 pts

Information was disorganized and difficult to understand.
20 pts
Mechanics/APA

The systematic review and any other scholarly resources were properly listed in APA format.
The writing includes error free grammar and spelling, and complete sentence structure.

15 pts

Excellent mechanics and APA formatting with minimal errors in grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.

13 pts

Good mechanics and formatting considering the elements listed in the first column

12 pts

Fair mechanics and formatting considering the elements listed in the first column

6 pts

Poor mechanics and formatting considering the elements listed in the first column

0 pts

Very poor mechanics and formatting such that information is difficult to read.
15 pts
Assignment Form Used

0 pts

0 points deducted
Correct assignment form used

0 pts

22.5 points (10%) deducted
Incorrect form used resulting in point deduction
0 pts
Late Deduction

0 pts

0 points deducted
Submitted on time

0 pts

Not submitted on time – Point deduction
1 day late =11.25 deduction; 2 days=22.5 deduction; 3 days=33.75 deduction; 4 days =45 deduction; 5 days = 56.25 deduction; 6 days =67.5 deduction; 7 days =78.75 deduction; Score of 0 if more than 7 days late
0 pts
Total Points: 225