Develop summary of a clinical practice guideline.

Analysis
and Application of Clinical

Practice
Guidelines & Scoring Rubric

Purpose

The
purpose of this assignment is to provide an opportunity for students to apply
and disseminate information based on practice summaries. The most common type
of practice summary in healthcare is the clinical practice guideline (CPG).

Course Outcomes

Through this assignment, the student will
demonstrate the ability to

(CO 3) Synthesize for dissemination the research findings from nursing
and related disciplines (POs 1, 3, 4, 5, 9); and

(CO 6) Utilize the principles of evidence-based
practice to propose strategies that can address nursing issues (POs 1, 3, 4, 5,
7, 9).

Due Date:Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of
Week 7

Total Points Possible: 200 Points

Requirements:
Through this
assignment, the student will:

Develop
summary of a clinical practice guideline. (CO 3, 6)

Preparing the paper
You will
develop a summary that you could use within an evidence-based practice (EBP)
committee or related venue to share with your colleagues.

·
Select (1) one of the following issues:

(1)
One of the issues identified in Week 1 in Ironridge or Summerville,

(2)
the bicycle-safety issue, or

(3)
the surgical-infection issue.

·
Search the literature and evidence-based practice
websites and databases to find a recent clinical practice guideline (no more
than 5 years) related to the issue you select. The course Webliography provides
websites where you can find clinical practice guidelines, but there are many
others available in specialty-organization websites. A good place to start is.guidelines.gov/”>www.guidelines.gov.

·
Analyze and critique the guidelines and complete the
Clinical Practice Guideline Summary Sheet in Doc Sharing. Components include

o
scope and purpose of the clinical practice guidelines;

o
stakeholder involvement;

o
rigor of development;

o
recommendations; and

o
application.

·
Attach a .pdf file of the
Clinical Practice Guidelines with your handout. If you attach the CPG late, you
will receive a late-paper deduction.

·
Note: The worksheet is to
assist you in setting up your paper so you will be sure to address those topics
in your paper in addition to other information to meet the criteria for this
assignment. Your paper should be in APA 6th ed format. Do not copy and paste
the worksheet into your paper.

The
summary sheet is amended from the AGREE
instrument on page 197 of Melnyk & Fineout-Overholt (2011). Your summary should
be approximately 5–6
pages long.

Category

Points

%

Description

Scope and Purpose

31

15.5

Describes
the scope and purpose of the document.

Stakeholder
Involvement

36

18

Describes the stakeholder
involvement in the development of the document.

Rigor of
Development

36

18

Critiques the rigor of the
development of the document.

Recommendations

36

18

Provides themajor recommendations of the
document.

Application

36

18

Identifies potential barriers, costs, and outcome
measurement for application of the document.

Uses appropriate grammar, syntax,
and spelling

10

5

No more
than 2 errors in grammar, syntax, or spelling.

APA 6th Edition

10

5

No more
than 2 APA 6th edition errors.

Attach pdf file of the Clinical Practice Guidelines

5

2.5

A pdf copy
of the Clinical Practice Guidelines submitted.

Total

200

100

A
quality assignment will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.

Grading Rubric

Assignment Criteria

A

(100–92%)

Outstanding
or highest level of performance

B

(91–84%)

Very
good or high level of performance

C

(83–76%)

Competent
or satisfactory level of performance

F

(75–0%)

Poor
or failing or unsatisfactory level of performance

Content

Possible Points = 175 Points

Scope and Purpose

31–29 Points

28–26 Points

25–22 Points

21–0 Points

Describes
the scope and purpose of the document.

Partially
describes the scope and purpose of the document.

Weakly describes
the scope and purpose of the document.

Does not
describe the scope and purpose of the document.

Stakeholder
Involvement

36–33 Points

32–30 Points

29–27 Points

26–0 Points

Describes the stakeholder
involvement in the development of the document.

Partially describes the
stakeholder involvement in the development of the document.

Weakly describes the stakeholder involvement in the development of the
document.

Does not describe the
stakeholder involvement in the development of the document.

Rigor of
Development

36–33 Points

32–30 Points

29–27 Points

26–0 Points

Critiques the rigor of the development of the document.

Partially critiques the rigor of the development of the document.

Weakly critiques the rigor of the development of the document.

Does not critique the rigor
of the development of the document.

Recommendations

36–33 Points

32–30 Points

29–27 Points

26–0 Points

Provides themajor recommendations of the
document.

Partially provides themajor recommendations of the
document.

Partially provides themajor recommendations of the
document.

Does not provide or weakly
provides themajor recommendations
of the document.

Application

36–33 Points

32–30 Points

29–27 Points

26–0 Points

Identifies potential barriers, costs, and outcome measurement for
application of the document.

Partially identifies potential barriers, costs, and outcome measurement
for application of the document.

Weakly identifies potential barriers, costs, and outcome measurement
for application of the document.

Does not identify potential
barriers, costs, and outcome measurement for application of the document.

Content Subtotal

_____of 175 points

Format

Possible Points = 25 Points

Uses appropriate grammar, syntax, and spelling

10–9 Points

8 Points

7 Points

6–0 Points

No more than 2 errors in grammar, syntax, or spelling

3–4 errors in grammar, syntax, or spelling

5–6 errors in grammar,
syntax, or spelling

7 or more errors in grammar, syntax, or spelling

APA 6th edition

10–9 Points

8 Points

7 Points

6–0 Points

No more than 2 APA 6th edition errors

3–4 APA 6th
edition errors

5–6 APA 6th
edition errors

7 or more APA 6th edition errors

Attach pdf copy of the Clinical Practice Guideline

5 Points

0 Points

Pdf file of the Clinical Practice Guideline attached

No pdf file of the Clinical Practice Guideline attached

Format Subtotal

_____of 25 points

Total Points

_____of 200 points

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