NR451 RN Capstone Course

 

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This paragraph(s) is to introduce the paper. Explain the type of work setting you are discussing and whether interprofessional teams are present. If present, indicate a team function that could be improved. If not present, indicate what type of team you think might work well in this setting and how it might function. Remember this is a scholarly APA assignment so you cannot use first person. Remember also that you will keep all the bolded headings and just remove the non-bolded content when you start your paper.

Compassion

In this paragraph, describe a nursing action that could contribute to compassion through interprofessional team support; describe how this might impact the culture of your unit or organization; and possible impact on patient outcomes.

Advocacy

In this paragraph, describe a nursing action that could contribute to advocacy through interprofessional team support; describe how this might impact the culture of your unit or organization; and possible impact on patient outcomes.

Resilience

In this paragraph, describe a nursing action that could contribute to resilience through interprofessional team support; describe how this might impact the culture of your unit or organization; and possible impact on patient outcomes.

Evidence-Based Practice

In this paragraph, describe a nursing action that could contribute to evidence-based practice through interprofessional team support; how this might impact the culture of your unit or organization; and possible impact on patient outcomes.

Summary

Provide a clear and concise summary. Include a summary statement of how iCARE components can support interprofessional teams and patient outcomes through nursing actions. Address how you may be able to influence this process of support for interprofessional teams on your unit or in your organization.

References

Select at least one scholarly nursing article from CINAHL as a resource for your paper. Additional scholarly sources can be used but are optional.

The purpose of the iCARE Paper assignment is to explore the concept of interprofessional teams and patient outcomes. Nursing supportive actions of compassion, advocacy, resilience, and evidence-based practice will serve as a way to apply care concepts.

Course Outcomes

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

CO1: Applies principles of nursing, theories, and the care philosophies to self, colleagues, individuals, families, aggregates and communities throughout the healthcare system. (PO#1)

CO6: Plans clinical practice activities that integrate professional nursing standards in accordance with the Nursing Code of Ethics and the American Nurses’ Association (ANA) standards of practice. (PO#6)

Points

The assignment is worth 200 points.

Due Date

Submit your completed assignment by Sunday end of Week 5 by 11:59 p.m. MT.

Directions

Getting Started: Interprofessional teams are part of practice trends we see developing in all aspects of care delivery. Consider you own work environment (or recent clinical setting).

· For this assignment, consider the concept of interprofessional teamwork and patient outcomes.

· Look to your current workplace as an example. (If you are not currently employed, look to a past workplace or clinical practice area.)

· Apply the components of the iCARE concept to interprofessional teams in a short paper. (Body of the paper to be 3 pages, excluding the title page and references page)

· iCARE components are:

C ompassion

A dvocacy

R esilience

E vidence-Based Practice (EBP)

· How could you contribute to an interprofessional team and patient outcomes through nursing actions of: compassion, advocacy, resilience, and evidence-based practice?

· Select one scholarly nursing article from CINAHL as a resource for your paper. Additional scholarly sources can be used but are optional.

· Use APA format throughout, particularly in citations and on the References page.

· Please paraphrase throughout. One short quote is permitted.

· The prepared paper template is RECOMMENDED for this assignment.

Download the assignment template here: iCare Assignment Template (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

A short tutorial with tips for completing this assignment may be viewed here: iCARE Paper (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Elements of iCARE paper

· Title page

· Below are the headings to be used for this assignment. 

· Introduction: (No heading needed here in APA) Explain the type of work setting you are discussing and whether interprofessional teams are currently present. If interprofessional teams are present, indicate a team function that could be improved. If interprofessional teams are NOT present, indicate what type of team you think might be possible in the setting.

Describe a nursing action item for each component below that could contribute to: interprofessional team support; how this might impact the culture of your unit or organization; and possible impact on patient outcomes.

· Compassion

· Advocacy

· Resilience

· Evidence-Based Practice

· Summary: Include a summary statement of how iCARE components can support interprofessional teams and patient outcomes. Address how you may be able to influence this process of support for interprofessional teams overall in your unit or organization.

· References page: List any references used in APA format.

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