devry nr361 week 2
Patient Guide to WWW latest 2016 may
Patient Guide to the WWW:
Guidelines and Grading Rubric
The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate the skills of the
professional nurse as a teacher and educator. You are to prepare a guide that
will serve as ahandoutto assist a specific patient that you identify. Your
guide or handout should help this patientfind and evaluatereliable and accurate
information on the Internet (websites)related to his or herdisease process or
Youwilldeveloptheguideusing Microsoft PowerPoint. PowerPoint is a
versatile application that lets you design slideshows and handouts. For this
assignment, you will be using PowerPoint to create a guide or handoutthat you
may print and give to patientsand families. You will be submitting this
PowerPoint file to the Dropbox.
This assignment enables the student to meet the following Course
CO #8: Discuss the value of best evidence as a driving force to
institute change in delivery of nursing care. (PO #8)
This assignment is worth a total of 175 points.
The Patient Guide to the WWWPowerPoint assignment is due at the
end of Week 2. Submit your completed assignment to the Patient Guide to the WWW
basket in the Dropbox by Sunday;11:59 p.m. mountain time.You may consult the
Policies, under the Course Home tab, for details regarding late
assignments.Late assignments will result in loss of points. Post questions
about this assignment in the weekly Q&A Forum.
A. Use Microsoft PowerPoint to createfour slides, which will be
the basis of the guide or handout. You are encouraged to cite your source(s) as
it relates to your criteria slide. Other citations are permitted, but this is
not a requirement for the assignment.
1) Scenario Slide:This slide should include your name. Next, outline a brief
scenario, then identify a patient who is seeking information about a specific
disease process or diagnosis. Be sure to include the nurse’s assessment of
learning needs and the patient or family member’s readiness to learn. Be
Scenario for Mr. Jones
Jane Doe (your name here)
· Mr. Jones is a 54-year-old male recently diagnosed with
· His wife has accompanied him to the oncologist’s office.
· Both have a high school education.
· Mr. Jones has no interest in his diagnosis; his father died at
an early age from pancreatic cancer, and he thinks nothing can be done.
· Mrs. Jones is greatly interested in any treatment; she has been
searching on the Internet for alternative cures.
· Mrs. Jones has asked the nurse for help on how to determine
whether a website is credible.
2) Criteria Slide:This slide should address at least fourcriteriaused to evaluate
websites. View Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the
National Library of Medicine at.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webeval/webeval_start.html”>http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webeval/webeval_start.html, your
text, and other references. The task is to explain how to determinethe
credibility of websites andteach it to the patient and/or caregiver described
in the Scenario Slide.Concentrate on evaluation of information,not how to search. Assume that the patient
or caregiver has basic Internet searching skills, a computer in the home, and
can enter words in the query box in a search engine,such as Google, Bing,
Yahoo,and so forth.The idea is to teach your patients how to evaluate websites
(suspect and credible) as they relate to a specific disease process or
The format of the criteria shouldbe logical and easy to read, for
example, a table, checklist, or Q & A.Be creative! Language should be
appropriate for the educational level of the audience, in other words, the
patient and/or caregiver as described in the Scenario Slide.Note: This is the
only slide that requires a citation.
3) Suspect Site Slide:This
slide should give the name and description of a suspect website. The suspect
website must berelated to the disease or diagnosis identified in the scenario.
However, the site does not meet the criteria for a credible site, for example,
gives inaccurate information, and so forth. You must provide a working link to
the site. Wikipedia is not acceptable! Explain why the site is suspect based on
the criteria you outlined in the Criteria Slide.
4) Credible Site
Slide:This slide should give the name and description of a credible
website that you would recommend to the patient and/or caregiver/family member.
The website must be appropriate for the general public and address the disease
process or diagnosis identified in the Scenario Slide. Avoid sites that are
aimed at healthcare professionals. Explain why the site is credible based on
criteriathat you outlined in the Criteria Slide.
B. If you need assistance using PowerPoint, search tutorials about
how to use PowerPoint on the Microsoft Office site.
C. The following are the scholarly writing requirements for this
a. Your name appears on the Scenario Slide.
b. Four slides should be submitted. Points will be deducted for
c. The four slides pertain to the
II. criteria for selection of credible sites;
III. suspect site; and
IV. credible site.
d. The linksfor the suspect and credible sites are working and
e. Punctuation and sentence structure are correct with no spelling
or grammatical errors.
f. Graphics, colored slides, and interesting backgrounds are
welcome; however, they are not part of the criteria for this assignment and are
not considered for grading purposes.
D. Review the section on Academic Honesty found in the RNBSN
Policies. All work must be original (in your own words) unless properly cited.