Evaluating Organizational Change

Question Description

Assignment 1 – Evaluating Organizational Change

Description:

This Assignment provides an overview of how to evaluate evidence-based practice quality improvement in a practice change.

Directions:

  1. Introduce an overview of a healthcare system practice guideline, preferably where you work or have worked.
  2. Discuss how different professionals in the healthcare system (nurses, pharmacists, technicians, etc.) are held to this guideline.
  3. Identify the research/reference used by the system to adopt the guideline.
  4. Define the evidence used to define the guideline.
  5. Determine the level of evidence used in the EBP identified.
  6. Provide an opinion on how well this guideline is followed by professionals in the system.
  7. Conclude with a concise overview of the guideline and the discussion in the paper.
  8. Write the paper in 8–10 pages, using APA format.

To view the Grading Rubric for this Assignment, please visit the Grading Rubrics section of the Course Home.

Assignment 1 Requirements:

Before finalizing your work, you should:

  • be sure to read the Assignment description carefully (as displayed above)
  • consult the Grading Rubric (under the Course Home) to make sure you have included everything necessary;
  • utilize spelling and grammar check to minimize errors; and

Your writing Assignment should:

  • follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.);
  • be well orderedlogical, and unified, as well as original and insightful;
  • display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and;
  • use APA 6th edition format

Reading

Textbook Readings

Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare

  • Chapter 21: “Writing a Successful Grant Proposal to Fund Research and Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Projects”
  • Chapter 22: “Ethical Considerations for Evidence Implementation and Evidence Generation”

Journal Readings

Please retrieve and read the following Journal articles.

US Preventive Services Task Force (2008). The guide to clinical preventive services. Rockville, MD: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Web Resources

Grants References

Clinical Guidelines and Best Practices

You are not limited to the above resources, rather you can get more journals via CINAHL and OVID databases

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