NR451 All Weeks Discussions NR/451 Latest 2016
Devry NR451 Week 1 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2
Assessing Need for Change (graded)
Think about a problem in your clinical practice. Are the satisfaction scores in your unit low? Does your unit have a higher than average infection rate? What is a problem you see in your clinical practice? What are some of the possible solutions? Why is it important to evaluate the need for change and not just stick with the “it’s the way we always have done it” mentality?
Nurse’s Role in EBP (graded)
Evidence based practice dates back to Florence Nightingale, yet it took a long time for nurses to conduct nursing research. Why is it important for nurses to have their own body of knowledge? Give a specific example of how bedside nurses contribute to nursing research?
Devry NR451 Week 2 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2
Forming the PICO Question (graded)
Form a PICO question that you will use for your change project. Include each element of the PICO question. How did you develop this question? Why is it important to your clinical practice?
Appraisal of Evidence (graded)
When reviewing a journal article, how do you best determine its credibility and reliability? Why is it important to determine the strength of evidence and how does that affect your implementation of the results into clinical practice?
Devry NR451 Week 3 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2
Feasibility of your Capstone Project (graded)
Now that you have identified your capstone project. What is the cost involved to implement your project? Remember that cost isn’t always just money but also time and resources (both tangible and intangible). Will the initial cost pay off in the long run with improved outcomes?
Communication Errors (graded)
Have you ever played the telephone game when you were younger? Communication can take on a...