Nursing Care Models Paper:

Guidelines

Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is toidentify nursing care models utilized in today’s various health care settings and enhance your knowledge of how models impact the management of care and may influence delegation. You will assess the effectiveness of models anddetermine how you would collaborate with a nurse leader to identify opportunities for improvement to ensure quality, safety and staff satisfaction.

Course Outcomes

Completion of this assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.

CO#1: Apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision making in the provision of high quality nursing care, healthcare team management, and the oversight and accountability for care delivery in a variety of settings. (PO #2)

CO#2: Implement patient safety and quality improvement initiatives within the context of the interprofessional team through communication and relationship building. (PO #3)

CO#3: Participate in the development and implementation of imaginative and creative strategies to enablesystems to change. (PO #7)

CO#6: Develop a personal awareness of complex organizational systems and integrate values and beliefs withorganizational mission. (PO #7)

CO#7: Apply leadership concepts in the development and initiation of effective plans for the microsystems and/or system-wide practice improvements that will improve the quality of healthcare delivery. (PO #2, and #3)

CO#8: Apply concepts of quality and safety using structure, process, and outcome measures to identify clinical questions as the beginning process of changing current practice. (PO#8)

Due Dates

This assignmentis to be submitted to the Dropbox by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT, end of Week 5.

Points

This assignment is worth 200 points.

Directions

  1. Read your text, Finkelman (2016), pp- 111-116.
  2. Observe staff in delivery of nursing care provided. Practice settings may vary depending on availability.
  3. Identify the model of nursing care that you observed. Be specific about what you observed, who was doing what, when, how and what led you to identify the particular model.
  4. Write a 5-7 page paper that includes the following:
  5. Review and summarize two scholarly resources (not including your text) related tothe nursing care modelyou observed in the practice setting.
  6. Review and summarize two scholarly resources (not including your text) related to a nursing care model that is different from the one you observed in the practice setting.
  7. Discuss your observations about how the current nursing care model is being implemented. Be specific.
  8. Recommend a differentnursing care model that could be implemented to improve quality of nursing care, safety and staff satisfaction. Be specific.
  9. Provide a summary/conclusion about this experience/assignment and what you learned about nursing care models.
  10. Write your paper using APA format. Submit to the Dropbox.

Grading Criteria:Nursing Care Models Paper

CategoryPoints%Description
Identify Nursing Care Model in practice including specifics about who, what when, where, etc.6030%Identifies Nursing Care Model for delivery of nursing care.  Provides specifics.
Besides Finkelman, locate scholarly resources related to Nursing Care Models4020%In addition to Finkelman, locates four scholarly resources related to Nursing Care Models.Summarizes all resources in body of paper.
Implementation and Recommendations6030%Describe implementation of current Nursing Care Model and recommend a different model that could be utilized to improve quality of nursing care, safety and staff satisfaction.
Conclusion/summary2010%Summarize what you learned about this experience including new knowledge about nursing care models.
Clarity of writing2010%Content is organized, logical, and with correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure are correct.  APA formatting is apparent and CCN template is utilized. References are properly cited within the paper; reference page includes all citations; proper title page and introduction are present and evidence of spell and grammar check is obvious.
Total200 points100%A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.

 

 

Grading Rubric

Assignment CriteriaA (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

Identify Nursing Care Model in practice including specifics about who, what when, where, etc.

60 points

After an introduction paragraph, thoroughly identifies Nursing Care Model in practice including all the specifics about who, what when, where, etc.

60 points ☐

After an introduction paragraph, generally identifies Nursing Care Model in practice including most of the specifics about who, what when, where, etc.

53 points ☐

After an introduction paragraph, briefly identifies Nursing Care Model in practice including minimum specifics about who, what when, where, etc.

48 points ☐

After an introduction paragraph, briefly identifies Nursing Care Model in practice, but describes only one or two specifics.

23 points ☐

Does not provide an introduction paragraph. Fails to identify a Nursing Care Model. Does not include any specifics.

0 points ☐

Besides Finkelman, locate scholarly resources related to nursing care models

40 points

Thoroughly reviews and summarizes two scholarly resources (not including the course textbook) related to the nursing care model you observed in the practice setting. Also, thoroughly reviews and summarizes two scholarly resources (not including your text) related to a nursing care model that is different from the one you observed.

40 points ☐ s

Generally reviews and summarizes two scholarly resources (not including the course textbook) related to the nursing care model you observed in the practice setting. Also, generally reviews and summarizes two scholarly resources (not including your text) related to a nursing care model that is different from the one you observed.

35 points ☐

Briefly reviews only one resource (besides the course textbook) related to nursing care model observed in practice setting.

Also, briefly reviews only one resource (besides text) related to a nursing care model that is different from the one you observed.

32 points ☐

Reviews only one resource (besides the course textbook) related to the nursing care model observed in practice, and fails to review a resource (besides the course textbook) related to a nursing care model that is different from the one you observed.

15 points ☐

Fails to provide any resources related to the nursing care model that was observed and that was different.

0 points ☐

Implementation and Recommendations

60 points

Thoroughly describes implementation of current Nursing Care Model and recommends a different model that could be utilized to improve quality of nursing care, safety and staff satisfaction.

60 points ☐

Generally describes implementation of current Nursing Care Model and recommends a different model that could be utilized but omits quality or safety or staff satisfaction.

53 points ☐

Briefly describes implementation of current Nursing Care Model and recommends a different model that could be utilized but omits two of the following (quality/safety/staff satisfaction).

48 points ☐

Minimally describes implementation of current Nursing Care Model but does NOT recommend a different model that could be utilized. Various elements are missing related to improving quality of nursing care, safety and staff satisfaction.

23 points ☐

Does NOT describe a Nursing Care Model or a different model that could be utilized. Elements are missing related to improving quality of nursing care, safety and staff satisfaction.

0 points ☐

Conclusion and summary

20 points

Includes conclusion paragraph and thoroughly summarizes what you learned about this experience including new knowledge about nursing care models.

20 points ☐

Includes conclusion paragraph and clearly summarizes what you learned about this experience including new knowledge about nursing care models.

18 points ☐

Includes conclusion paragraph but briefly summarizes what you learned about this experience or includes new knowledge about nursing care models but not both.

16 points ☐

Conclusion/ summary is present but difficult to find in closing paragraphs of paper.

8 points ☐

Does not Include a conclusion paragraph

0 points ☐

Clarity of writing

20 points

Content is organized, logical, and grammar, punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure are correct. APA formatting is apparent, utilizing CCN template. References are properly cited within the paper. Reference page includes all citations; proper title page and introduction are present and evidence of spell and grammar check is obvious. Less than three errors are noted.

20 points ☐

Content is mostly organized, logical, and grammar, punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure are correct. APA formatting is apparent, utilizing CCN template. References are properly cited within the paper. Reference page includes all citations; proper title page and introduction are present and evidence of spell check and grammar check is obvious. Four to six errors are noted.

18 points ☐

Content is somewhat organized, logical and grammar, punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure are correct. Minor APA formatting errors exist. References are properly cited within the paper. Reference page includes all citations; proper title page and introduction are present and evidence of spell check and grammar check are not obvious. Seven to 10 errors are noted.

16 points ☐

Content is somewhat organized, but may lack logic. Several errors occur in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure. Major APA formatting errors exist. Reference page does not match up with in-text citations, i.e., references may be missing for in-text citations, or references appear with no comparable in-text citation.

Eleven to 15 errors are noted.

8 points ☐

Content is disorganized and writing has numerous grammar, spelling, or syntax errors. APA formatting was not used. Spell check and grammar check are not obvious. More than 15 errors are noted.

0 points ☐

Total Points Possible= 200

 

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