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Week 9 Assignment: Change Paper… see instructions

 Assignment: Change Paper Assignment Overview In this assignment, you will assess a current semi-direct or indirect nursing situation that is in need of change. Observe a healthcare environment, focusing on areas of the nursing process that are inefficient, unsafe, or problematic in nature. Diagnose the problem and choose a nursing change theory that suits the change(s) you want to make. Propose a detailed plan based on your chosen change theory, explaining how to implement change. Develop criteria to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan and include a timeline for your change proposal. Finally, reflect on how your change affects the nursing profession. Assignment Details: Perform the following tasks:  Complete the reading assignment and the interactive lesson before attempting this assignment.  Assess a current semi-direct or indirect nursing situation that is in need of change. o Observe your healthcare environment, focusing on areas of nursing process that are inefficient, unsafe, or problematic in nature. o Diagnose the problem and choose a nursing change theory that suits the change you want to make. o Propose a detailed plan based on your chosen change theory, explaining how to implement change. o Develop criteria to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan and include a timeline for your change proposal. o Reflect on how your change affects the nursing profession.  Write a 3-5 page paper following the criteria below: o Your paper should include primary sources and include at least two peerreviewed nursing journal articles. o Citations should be in your own words and not direct quotes. o Include a title page, running head, appropriate headings, and reference page. o The paper should be double spaced, written in Times New Roman, 12-point font, follow APA style format, and cite all sources correctly.  Include the proper file naming convention: NUR204_wk9_assn_jsmith_mmddyyy. Grading: Criteria Excellent (3pts) Good (2pts) Needs Improvement (1pt) Pts. Research – Cited 4 or more reliable sources. – Sufficient information provided to support topic. – Research in-depth, revealing new insight. – Cited 4 or more reliable sources. – Adequate information provided to support topic. – Research is superficial. – Missing citations or unreliable sources used. – Information does not support research topic. – Research is not relevant to paper. NUR204: Week 9 Assignment Page 2 ` Content – Appropriate topic is chosen that relates directly to the nursing process. – Proposed plan contains specific ideas for change. – Change theory is included and proposal follows theory. – Timeline is included for change proposal. – Reflection is provided. – Appropriate topic is chosen that relates directly to the nursing process. – Proposed plan is included but missing specifics. – Change theory is included and proposal follows theory. – Timeline is incomplete – Reflection is not relevant to nursing process. – Inappropriate topic is chosen that is unrelated to nursing process. – Proposed plan is inconsistent and missing specifics. – Change theory is missing or inappropriate. Plan does not follow theory. – Timeline is missing. – Reflection is missing. Grammar/Spelling – Consistent and appropriate writing style. – No spelling/grammar errors. – Length is 3-5 pages using Times New Roman, 12-point font – Writing is consistent and appropriate. – Grammar/spelling errors are minor. – Length is less than 3 pages or Times New Roman, 12-point font not used. – Writing is inconsistent and inappropriate. – Significant grammar/spelling errors. – Length less than 3 pages or Times New Roman, 12-point font not used. References/APA – All sources properly cited using APA format. – Includes title page, running head, page numbers, proper paragraphs, and reference page. – All sources properly cited using APA format with minor errors (punctuation). – Includes title page, running head, page numbers, and reference page with minor errors in paragraph format. – Sources not cited correctly. – Missing elements such as title page, running head, and reference page. 

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