Senior Leadership Practicum
Wk 1 due February 20, 2020
– Define the Problem
Assignment Content This week’s assignment is to identify the focus of your project and anticipate the ethical, legal, and regulatory concerns that can or will arise. You may want to consider the work you did in the research course (PICO question) and/or the leadership course (topic and literature review) to guide your thinking on this assignment.
Define the problem.
Identify the patient-centered problem/issue/topic and the setting it will impact.
Broadly outline your proposal to address the problem/issue/topic.
Summarize ethical, legal, and regulatory concerns.
Explain why you chose the topic.
Format your assignment as one of the following: APA Format-Free plagiarism, Free of grammar, syntax, and spelling errors. 2 references in proper APA format,
875-word paper or PowerPoint 7- 10 slides with speaker notes.
Please refer to the following grading rubric as you formulate your assignment:
Weekly Grading Criterial
Week 1: Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Considerations: Define the Problem
Content: 160 points possible Points possible Points earned Comments
Identified the patient-centered problem/issue/topic and the setting it will impact 40
Includes a proposal to address the selected problem. Explains how their proposal will address the problem/issue/topic 40
Summarized the ethical, legal, and regulatory concerns including any facility related concerns 40
Explained why the problem/issue/topic was selected 40
Format: 20 points possible Points possible Points earned Comments
Followed a structure that is clear, concise, and appropriate; maintained a scholarly tone. Free of grammar, syntax, and spelling errors. Proper APA was followed. 10
Included at least 2 references in proper APA format. 10
NSG/498: Senior Leadership Practicum
Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Models and Guidelines, Ch. 1 – 3, 10
Read the following from Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Models and Guidelines:
Ch. 1: Evidence-Based Practice: Context, Concerns, and Challenges
Ch. 2: Critical Thinking and Evidence-Based Practice, page 23, starting with Critical Thinking and the PET, to page 28.
Ch. 3: The Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Model and Process Overview
Ch. 10: Exemplars
Dearholt, S. & Dang, D. (2017). Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Models and Guidelines. Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.
Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Considerations
5 considerations for RNs facing ethical challenges on the job. (2015). The Alabama Nurse, 42(4), 15.
Casey, K., Fink, R., Jaynes, C., Campbell, L., Cook, P., & Wilson, V. (2011). Readiness for practice: The senior practicum experience. Journal of Nursing Education, 50(11), 646-652.
Cribb, A. (2013). Chapter 2: The ethical dimension: Nursing practice, nursing philosophy, and nursing ethics. Nursing Law & Ethics, 22-32.
Damgaard, G., & Bunkers, S. S. (2012). The South Dakota Board of Nursing theory-based regulatory decisioning model. Nursing Science Quarterly, 25(3), 211-216.
Dearholt, S. L., & Dang, D. (2017). Question development tool. Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice, Third Edition: Model and Guidelines, 267-272.
Hodgson, J. (2013). Chapter 1: The legal dimensions: Legal system and method. Nursing Law & Ethics, 3-21.
Paganini, M. C., & Yoshikawa Egry, E. (2011). The ethical component of professional competence in nursing: An analysis. Nursing Ethics, 18(4), 571-582.