DQ: Amazing Changes and Events

DQ: Amazing Changes and Events

NR 390 Week 6 DQ

The mid-to-late 20th century was filled with amazing changes and events in professional nursing. Select one of these changes or events, describe it, and explain how that change or event has impacted the quality of nursing practice today

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DQ: Amazing Changes and Events 

☐ All sources are cited. APA style and format are correctly applied and are free from error.

☐ Sources are completely and correctly documented on a References page, as appropriate to assignment and APA style, and format is free of error.

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Scholarly Resources: Scholarly resources are written with a focus on a specific subject discipline and usually written by an expert in the same subject field. Scholarly resources are written for an academic audience.

Examples of Scholarly Resources include: Academic journals, books written by experts in a field, and formally published encyclopedias and dictionaries.

Peer-Reviewed Journals: Peer-reviewed journals are evaluated prior to publication by experts in the journal’s subject discipline. This process ensures that the articles published within the journal are academically rigorous and meet the required expectations of an article in that subject discipline.

Empirical Journal Article: This type of scholarly resource is a subset of scholarly articles that reports the original finding of an observational or experimental research study. Common aspects found within an empirical article include: literature review, methodology, results, and discussion.

Adapted from “Evaluating Resources: Defining Scholarly Resources,” located in Research Guides in the GCU Library.

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Read Also:  NR 390 Week 6 Course Project Milestone 3 Recent   

Purpose

To apply lessons in nursing history to living nurses contributing to nursing history through an interview and recording of historical information

Course Outcomes

The Course Project enables the student to meet the following Course Outcomes:

CO 1.   Incorporate appropriate historical perspectives into current professional nursing practice. (PO #2)

CO 4.   Compare current professional nursing practice roles with historical roles of the nurse. (PO #7)

Points

The entire project is worth 600 points. Milestone 1 is worth 100 points of this total.

Due Date

Submit your completed NR390 Milestone 1 to its Dropbox by Sunday at 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 1.

  1. Nursing history is being made today by exemplary nurses throughout the world. Select one registered nurse who is creating nursing history to be the subject of this project. This RN must have at least 15 years of RN licensure. The nurse could be a family member, friend, colleague, acquaintance, manager, former instructor, or other nurse who is creating, delivering, or influencing the practice of nursing in your area. Do not select a former or current patient. Remember that a nurse does not have to create a nursing theory, write textbooks, or be the head of a nursing organization to make nursing history. The chief nurse executive who manages to deliver quality care in a small rural hospital with a tiny budget has a story worth telling. The nurse who served in the military has a story that is important to document as nursing history. The staff nurse who consistently provides high-quality care is making history. History is not merely the major accomplishments or events, but includes the activities nurses everywhere do in their nursing lives. Milestone 1 is due at the end of Week 1.
  2. Clearly explain to the selected nurse that statements made in the interview will be recorded (audio, video, and/or written) and submitted to instructor. The interview is not intended for public access.
  3. Obtain permission from the selected nurse to participate in an interview about his or her
    1. memories of nursing and nursing education;
    2. contributions to nursing; and
    3. persons or events that have influenced his or her nursing practice.
  4. Carefully review the Milestone 1 Grading Criteria and Grading Rubric. Complete only Milestone 1 requirements at this time.
  5. Download the Milestone 1 Template. Save it to your computer in Microsoft Word 2010 (or later) as a .docx file with the file name Your Last Name Milestone 1.docx. Type directly on your saved Milestone 1 Template. Submit your completed Milestone 1 as instructed by Sunday of Week 1.
  6. NOTE: Do not complete the interview at this time.

 

 

Category Points % Description
Name of Selected Nurse 15 15% Provides first and last name of selected nurse with credentials.
Years Selected Nurse Has Been an RN 15 15% States the number of years the selected nurse has been an RN. Nurse must have held an RN license for at least 15 years.
Your Relationship With Selected Nurse 25 25% Describes details of your relationship with the selected nurse.
Why You Selected This Nurse 45 45% Explains details of why the selected nurse is making nursing history and was chosen as the subject of this Course Project.
Total 100 points 100%

 

Assignment Criteria A (100%) 

Exceptional

 

Outstanding or highest level of performance

B (88%) 

Exceeds

 

Very good or high level of performance

C (80%) 

Meets

 

Competent or satisfactory level of performance

NI (38%) 

Needs Improvement

Poor or failing level of performance

F (0%) 

Developing

 

Unsatisfactory level of performance

Name of Selected Nurse 

15 points

States first and last name of the selected nurse and credentials (example, BSN, RN, FNP, etc.). Explains the meaning for each credential (example, RN is registered nurse). 

15 points ☐

States first and last name of the selected nurse and credentials but with no explanation for the credentials. 

13 points ☐

States first AND last name of the selected nurse. 

12 points ☐

State first OR last name of the selected nurse. 

6 points ☐

Does not state names or credentials of the selected nurse. 

0 points ☐

Years Selected Nurse Has Been an RN 

15 points

Selects a nurse who has been an RN for at least 15. States specific number of years the selected nurse has been an RN. 

15 points ☐

Selects a nurse who has been employed for at least 15 years, but not necessarily as an RN. States specific number of years selected nurse has been employed. 

13 points ☐

States incorrectly the number of years selected nurse has been an RN. 12 points ☐ Selects a nurse who has less than 15 years of experience as an RN. 

6 points ☐

Does not state years the selected nurse has been an RN. 

0 points ☐

Your Relationship With Selected Nurse 

25 points

Clearly identifies the relationship of student to the selected nurse with details of length of relationship and circumstances. 

25 points ☐

Mostly identifies the relationship of student to the selected nurse but generally describes the length of the relationship and/or the circumstances. 

22 points ☐

Somewhat identifies relationship of student to the selected nurse but provides few details of the length of the relationship or the circumstances. 

20 points ☐

Minimally identifies the relationship of student to the selected nurse and provides minimal details about the relationship. 

10 points ☐

Does not clearly identify relationship of student to selected nurse and/or length of the relationship. 

0 points ☐

Why You Selected This Nurse 

45 points

Clearly explains details about why this nurse was selected. 

45 points ☐

Mostly explains details about why this nurse was selected. 

40 points ☐

Somewhat explains details about why this nurse was selected. 

36 points ☐

Minimally explains details about why this nurse was selected. 

17 points ☐

No information provided as to why this nurse was selected. 

0 points ☐

Total Points Possible = 100 points

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