enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.
CO1: Applies the theories and
principles of nursing and related disciplines to individuals, families,
aggregates, and communities from entry to the healthcare system through
long-term planning. (PO #1)
CO2: Proposes leadership and
collaboration strategies for use with consumers and other healthcare providers
in managing care and/or delegating responsibilities for health promotion,
illness prevention, health restoration and maintenance, and rehabilitative
activities. (PO #2)
consists of the proposal for your Design for Change Capstone Project. Submit
this assignment to the Dropbox by the end of Week 4.
Milestone 2 is
worth 225 points.
a proposal for your Design for Change Capstone Project. Open the
NR451_Milestone2_Design_Proposal_ template in Course Resources to create your
paper. You will include the information from Milestone 1, your practice issue
and evidence summary worksheets, as you compose this proposal. Your plan is to
convince your management team of a practice problem you have uncovered that is
significant enough to change current practice.
The format for this proposal will be a paper following the Publication manual of APA 6th
The paper is to be five- to six-pages excluding the Title
page and Reference page.
As you organize your information and evidence, include the
Introduction: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). Introduce the reader to the plan with evidence-based problem
identification and solution.
Model Overview:Overview of ACE Star model; define the scope of the EBP; identify
the stakeholders, and determine the responsibility of the team members.
Conduct internal and external searches of evidence; integrate
and summarize the evidence summary worksheet from Milestone 1; develop a
recommendation for change.
develop a hypothetical action plan; include measurable
outcomes, reporting to stakeholders; identify next steps and disseminate the
Conclusion:Provide a clear and
concise summary, inclusive of the problem issue,the five points of the ACE Star change model; and
ways to maintain the change plan.
Citations and Referencesmust be
included to support the
information within each topic area. Refer to the APA manual, Chapter 7, for
examples of proper reference format. In-text citations are to be noted for all
information contained in your paper that is not your original idea or thought.
Ask yourself, “How do I know this?” and then cite the source. Scholarly sources
are expected, which means using peer-reviewed journals and credible websites.
and Figures may be added
as appropriate to the project. They should be embedded within the body of the
paper (see your APA manual for how to format and cite). Creating tables and
figures offers visual aids to the reader and enhances understanding of your
literature review and design for change.