Throughout this course, you have developed a formal, evidence-based practice proposal. The proposal is the plan for an evidence-based practice project designed to address a problem, issue, or concern in the professional work setting. Although several type
Throughout this course, you have developed a formal, evidence-based practice proposal.
The proposal is the plan for an evidence-based practice project designed to address a problem, issue, or concern in the professional work setting. Although several types of evidence can be used to support a proposed solution, a sufficient and compelling base of support from valid research studies is required as the major component of that evidence. Proposals must be submitted in a format suitable for obtaining formal approval in the work setting. Proposals will vary in length depending upon the problem or issue addressed (3,500 and 5,000 words). The cover sheet, abstract, references pages, and appendices are not included in the word count.
Section headings for each section component are required. Evaluation of the proposal in all sections will be based upon the extent to which the depth of content reflects graduate-level critical thinking skills.
This project contains seven formal sections:
Section A: Organizational Culture and Readiness Assessment
Section B: Proposal/Problem Statement and Literature Review
Section C: Solution Description
Section D: Change Model
Section E: Implementation Plan
Section F: Evaluation of Process
Each section (A-F) will be submitted as a separate assignment in Topics 1-6 so your instructor can provide feedback (refer to applicable topics for complete descriptions of each section).
The final paper submission in Topic 7 will consist of the completed project (with revisions to all sections), title page, abstract, compiled references list, and appendices. Appendices will include a conceptual model for the project, handouts, data and evaluation collection tools, a budget, a timeline, resource lists, and approval forms, as previously assigned in individual section assignments.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required
Translation of research and knowledge gained from practice, while adhering to ethical research standards, to improve patient outcomes and clinical practice is comprehensive and thoroughly developed with supporting details.
Application of theoretical frameworks from nursing and other disciplines to make decisions regarding practice and health-related problems at the individual and population level is comprehensive and thoroughly developed with supporting details
A comprehensive assessment of health care processes and systems to recommend measures for improving quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness across an organization is thoroughly developed with supporting details.
A comprehensive integration of appropriate information and communication technologies to improve nursing practice and care delivery for individuals and populations is thoroughly developed with supporting details.
Design of ethically sound, evidence-based solutions to complex health care issues related to individuals, populations, and systems of care is comprehensive and thoroughly developed with supporting details
A comprehensive evaluation of process is thoroughly developed with supporting details.
Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.