Prepare for the capstone project by listening to the audio interview, “Capstone Planning Your Project”

 

identifying a Problem

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Prepare for the capstone project by listening to the audio interview, “Capstone: Planning Your Project”.

Preview and utilize the “Topic 1 Checklist.” This resource will assist you in organizing your work and will provide additional information regarding the assignment.

Consider the clinical environment in which you are currently working or have recently worked. Collaborate with a leader or educator in the clinical environment to identify a problem, issue, or educational deficit upon which to build a proposal for change.

In a paper of no more than 800 words, describe the nature of the problem, issue, or educational deficit. Include the following in your discussion:

The setting and/or context in which the problem, issue, or educational deficit can be observed.
Detailed description of the problem, issue, or educational deficit.
Impact of the problem, issue, or educational deficit on the work environment, the quality of care provided by staff, and patient outcomes.
Gravity of the problem, issue, or educational deficit and its significance to nursing.
Proposed solution to address the problem, issue, or educational deficit.
Prepare for the capstone project by listening to the audio interview, “Capstone: Planning Your Project”, located at https://lc.gcumedia.com/zwebassets/courseMaterialPages/nrs441v_capstone.php.

Review “Topic 1: Checklist.” This resource will assist you in organizing your work and will provide additional information regarding the assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

2 NRS 441v.11R.Module1_Checklist.doc
(P) Population: Adults in acute care setting (hospital)
(I) Intervention: Early removal of urinary catheter and urinary tract infection prevention using nurse driven protocols
(C) Comparison: Use of catheter and CAUTI rates using implementation of effective nurse driven protocols compared to the use of no protocols
(O) Outcome: Positive patient outcomes related to the reduction and prevention of urinary tract infections in patients with indwelling urinary catheters; as well as cost reduction for the health care organization
(T) Time: Within the length of stay of the patient’s hospitalization
PICOT Question
In hospitalized patients in the acute care setting, how does the implementation of effective nurse driven protocols compared to the use of no protocols, as it relates to early removal of urinary catheters and urinary tract infection prevention, prove effective in the reduction of CAUTI rates, within a hospital stay of the patient.

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