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