The Assignment you will submit this week will combine the work you completed in Week 4 (Evidenced-Based Practice Plan) and will integrate the Resources and Conclusion details in approximately 3-5 paragraphs for your Capstone Paper. Be sure to include scholarly references identified in the literature review to support your EBP plan. Use appropriate and persuasive language that communicates meaning with clarity and fluency to readers, and is virtually error-free (see AWE Capstone Checklist).
To prepare for this Assignment:
- Review the Capstone Paper Assignment Guide
- Locate the most current version of your Week 4 Assignment. You will add these sections to that document.
- Review the Academic Writing Expectations Checklist Capstone Level
- Note the new expectations for Use of evidence and Credit to Source
- Use a Scholarly Voice
- Review the Walden University Writing Center webpage: Using Evidence: Synthesis
- Review the Week 5 Assignment Rubric
- Review Chapter 5 in your Spath text for examples of practice improvement plans.
- Spath, P. (2018). Introduction to healthcare quality management (3rd ed.). Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press.
- Refer to Writing Center guidelines for how to write a summary.
Remember: Each section of the Capstone Paper must meet the Academic Writing Expectations for the Capstone Level.
Write a 3–4-page paper that addresses the following:
Introduction. Briefly review your practice problem and include a purpose statement.
- Evidence-Based Practice Plan Explanation (Completed in Week 4)
- Provide a detailed explanation of the evidence-based practice performance improvement plan that you will be use to address the practice problem.
- Support your plan with scholarly references (the sources you found in the analysis of the evidence).
- Resources (completed in Week 5)
- Describe the resources needed to support the change in practice such as personnel time, supplies for staff education, cost of new equipment, or cost of software.
- Explain why each resource is necessary.
- Discuss all key points addressed in this assignment.
Additional notes from instructor
For this Assignment, write a 3-4 page paper that addresses the following:
A Brief one paragraph introduction. revisit your project subject and include a purpose statement.
Evidence-Based Practice Plan Explanation (This is your level 1 Heading)
Provide a detailed explanation of the evidence-based practice performance improvement plan that you will use to address the practice problem. Use your chosen QI model as a framework, FADE, PDSA etc. This is where you discuss your plan in detail. This means that you discuss what you will do in each phase of the quality model you have chosen. Any interventions in your plan must be
supported with scholarly references (from your lit/evidence review).
Resources ( Heading Level 1)
Describe the resources needed to support the change in practice such as personnel time, supplies for staff education, cost of new equipment, or cost of software.
Conclusion -Level 1 Heading
Summarize the key points discussed in the paper. Review how to write a conclusion. There should be no new information in the conclusion
Reference page Please review APA