Course reflection nursing research x 2 (due 24 hours)

                                    Remember is a Reflection about the class

 

1) Minimum 6 full pages 

             Minimum 3 pages per document- not words)

             Cover or reference page not included) 

2)¨**********APA norms, please use headers 

 

            All paragraphs must be narrative and cited in the text- each paragraphs

            Bulleted responses are not accepted

            You  can write in the first person.)

3) It will be verified by Turnitin and SafeAssign 

4) Minimum 4 references not older than 5 years. 

             Must include: 

              

American Association of Colleges of Nursing [AACN]. (2008). The essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing practice. Washington, DC: Author. 

  

Polit, D. F., & Beck, C. T. (2012). Resource manual to accompany Nursing research: Generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 

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You must submit 2 documents (each 3 pages).

Copy and paste will not be admitted. 

You should address the questions with different wording, different references, but always, objectively answering the questions.

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 Directions:

  

1) Introduction (minimum 1/2 page):

Write an introduction but do not use “Introduction” as a heading in accordance with the rules put forth in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (2010, p. 63).

Headers:

a. Course Reflection 

b. Conclusion 

 Introduces the purpose of the   reflection and addresses BSN Essentials (AACN, 2008) pertinent to healthcare   policy and advocacy. (See file 1)

 Purpose:

The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student an opportunity to reflect on selected RN-BSN competencies acquired through the course.  

2) Body (minimum 2 pages): 

     

Include a   self-assessment regarding learning that you believe represents your skills,   knowledge, and integrative abilities to meet the pertinent BSN Essential and   sub-competencies (AACN, 2008) as a result of active learning throughout this   course. Be sure to use examples from selected readings,   threaded discussions, and/or applications to support your assertions to   address each of the following sub-competencies:

(a) “Explain   the interrelationships among theory, practice, and research.

(b) Demonstrate an   understanding of the basic elements of the research   process and models for applying evidence to clinical practice.   

(c) Advocate for   the protection of human subjects in the conduct of research.

(d) Evaluate   the credibility of sources of information, including but   not limited to databases and Internet resources. 

(e) Participate in the process of retrieval, appraisal,   and synthesis of evidence in collaboration with other members   of the healthcare team to improve patient outcomes.

(f) Integrate evidence, clinical judgment, interprofessional   perspectives, and patient preferences in planning, implementing,   and evaluating outcomes of care.

(g) Collaborate in the collection, documentation,   and dissemination of evidence.

(h) Acquire an understanding of the process for   how nursing and related healthcare quality and safety   measures are developed, validated, and endorsed.

(i) Describe mechanisms   to resolve identified practice discrepancies between   identified standards and practice that may adversely impact patient   outcomes.” (AACN, 2008, p. 16).

3)  Conclusion (minimum 1/2 page)

An   effective conclusion identifies the main ideas and major conclusions from the   body of your essay. Minor details are left out. Summarize the benefits of the   pertinent BSN Essential and sub-competencies (AACN, 2008) pertaining to scholarship for   evidence-based practice.