NR439 Wk 8 Discussion. Your Nursing Destiny (graded)
This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs).
CO 2: Apply research principles to the interpretation of the content of published research studies. (POs 4 & 8)
CO 4: Evaluate published nursing research for credibility and significance related to evidence-based practice. (POs 4 & 8)
CO 5: Recognize the role of research findings in evidence-based practice. (POs 7 & 8)
During the assigned week (Sunday the start of the assigned week through Sunday the end of the assigned week):
Posts in the discussion at least two times, and
Posts in the discussion on two different days
Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
Integrate outside scholarly sources when required
Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates and/or instructor
Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.
Best Practices include:
Participation early in the week is encouraged to stimulate meaningful discussion among classmates and instructors.
Enter the discussion often during the week to read and learn from posts.
Select different classmates for your reply each week.
Application and implications for practice come from the interpretation of meaning from research findings. Communicating and using research evidence is an expectation of a BSN graduate.
Improving patient care and outcomes is paramount to the practice of nursing. As we conclude our learning journey through ourworldof research and evidence-based practice, it is important to reflect upon your time spent in the course:
Think about nursing practice and describe one barrier that you feel prohibits nurses from engaging in EBP; share one strategy you could use to facilitate the use of evidence to help improve nursing care for patients.
Reflect back over your time in the course and describe how yourthinkinghas changed about nursing research and evidence-based practice; describe one new learning during this course that you believe was the most helpful.