Describe your role as a baccalaureate-prepared nurse supervising clinical staff nurses with regard to communication and collaboration in locating evidence for application to a nursing practice
The purpose of this assessment is to understand where to find evidence that can be applied to clinical scenarios a
to learn effective communication and collaboration with clinical staff during the process of evidence location. As
baccalaureate-prepared nurse, you will not only use research for self-improvement in your clinical role, but you w
also serve as a mentor to supervised nursing staff. Therefore, you will need to be able to communicate and
collaborate effectively to guide them toward resources to find research, as well as support them through the init
evidence location process. In doing so, nurses can gain access to evidence that can be analyzed and utilized to st
current on best practices. This allows them to provide safe, patient-centered care and improve patient outcomes
For this assessment:
Describe your role as a baccalaureate-prepared nurse supervising clinical staff nurses with regard to
communication and collaboration in locating evidence for application to a nursing practice scenario.5/22/23, 3:42 PM
Assessment 1 Instructions: Locating Credible Databases and …
• Compile a list of five online databases or other online sources (that is, websites, journals, facility policies or
guidelines, etcetera) that can be used to research evidence to apply to this scenario or clinical practice
issue/diagnosis and describe to which of these you would direct a nurse colleague to search for evidence.
Describe where you might go in the work place to complete this research and how you would access the
desired, relevant research within research databases or other online sources.
Be sure to address the following in this assessment, which correspond to the grading criteria in the scoring guide.
Please study the scoring guide carefully so that you will know what is needed for a distinguished score.
• Describe communication strategies to encourage nurses to research the diagnosis/practice issue, as well as
strategies to collaborate with the nurses to access resources.
Describe the best places to complete research and what types of resources you would want to access to find
pertinent information for the diagnosis/health care issue within the context of a specific health care setting.
• Identify five sources of online information (medical journal databases, websites, hospital policy databases, et
cetera) that could be used to locate evidence for a clinical diagnosis/practice issue.
Explain why the sources of online information selected should provide the best evidence for the chosen
diagnosis/health care issue.
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Communicate using writing that is clear, logical, and professional with correct grammar and spelling using
current APA style.
Note: While you are not selecting and evaluating specific evidence to help with the clinical diagnosis/practice issue,
you should still be citing the literature and best practices to support your description of your communication and
collaboration approach. Additionally, it is appropriate to cite best practices related to EBP and evaluating databases
to support your explanation as to why you selected the five sources of online information that you did.
Additional Requirements
Your assessment should meet the followina requirements:ur assessment should meet the following requirements:
Length of submission: @4 pages (not including the title page or the reference page) description of
communication, collaboration, and evidence location process, including a list of databases or other source:
with description of why they are appropriate for clinical scenario diagnosis/health care issue (that is,
something that would be useable in professional practice for other nurses). Be sure to include an APA-
formatted reference page at the end of your submission.
• Number of references: Cite a minimum of three sources of scholarly or professional evidence that suppor
your findings and considerations. Resources should be no more than five years old.
• APA formatting: References and citations are formatted according to current APA style.successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the course compe
rough the following assessment scoring guide criteria:

Competency 1: Interpret findings from scholarly quantitative, qualitative, and outcomes research
studies.
• Explain why the sources selected should provide the best evidence for the chosen diagno
care issue.2/23, 3:42 PM
Assessment 1 Instructions: Locating Credible Databases and …
Competency 2: Analyze the relevance and potential effectiveness of evidence when making a decision within
the context of a specific health care setting.
• Describe the best places to complete research within the workplace environment and what types of
resources one would want to access to find pertinent information for the diagnosis/health care issue.
Competency 4: Plan care based on the best available evidence.
• Identify five sources of online information (medical journal databases, websites, hospital policy
databases, etcetera) that could be used to locate evidence for a diagnosis/health care issue and three
out of five should be specific to the diagnosis/health care issue.
Competency 5: Apply professional, scholarly communication strategies to lead practice changes based on
evidence.
• Describe communication strategies to encourage nurses to research a diagnosis/health care issue, as
well as strategies to collaborate with the nurses to access resources.
Organize content so ideas flow logically with smooth transitions; contains few errors in
grammar/punctuation, word choice, and spelling.
• Apply APA formatting to in-text citations and references exhibiting nearly flawless adherence to APA
Rubric: 1. Describe communication strategies
To encourage nurses to research a diagnosis as well as strategies to collaborate with the nurse to access resources. Notes specific benefits of strategies in helping to build professionalrelationships. Cites literature to support discussion. 2. Describes best places to complete research within the workplace environment and what types of resources one would want to access resources to find pertinent information for adiagnosis. Notes one or more resources for utilizing the places within the healthcare setting
3. Identifies five sources of online information (medical journal databases, websites, etc) that could be used to locate evidence specific to a clinical diagnosis/healthcare issue and ensuresthree out of five are specific to the diagnosis. Ranks the sources for most useful to least for nurses.
4 . Explains why the sources selected should provide the best evidence for the chosen diagnosis. Nores criteria used to determine the revelevance usefulness of the source ..
flow’s logically with perfect grammar, apa perfect headings citing etc