Assessment 1: NUR3201 Written Assignment - Evidence Based Practice Task Overview
|Assessment name||Evidence Based Practice Assignment NUR3201|
|Brief task description||Students are to read a coronial case report and then conduct a critical analysis of key Quality and Safety concepts within the case. Comprehensive details of the required task can be found in the ‘Task Information’ section of this document and the assignment marking rubric provided on your course study desk under ‘Assessments’. The case to be analysed is the Inquest into the death of Melissa Stokes.|
Students are to use current and relevant Australian literature to support the analysis and should specifically link supporting literature to the case. The analysis should relate to patient assessment, delegation and communication provided from the Registered Nurses within their scope of practice whilst caring for Melissa Stokes.
|Length||Word limit is 1800 words – 10% deviation allowed (word length includes in-text referencing and excludes your reference list and appendices)|
|Marks out of: Weighting:||Maximum Grade 70|
|Course Objectives measured||CO- 2 & 3|
|Task detail||In order to successfully complete this assignment you will need to complete all of the following;|
Introduction (approximately 300 words)
The introduction should set the scene for the critical analysis of the case of Melissa Stokes in the context of Communication for Safety with consideration to the accountability and responsibility of a Registered Nurse.
Body & Analysis of the Case (approximately 1200 words)
Students are to conduct a critical analysis of the case referencing key pieces of information/examples specifically from the case, and using contemporary literature to support the analysis. This focused analysis should specifically relate to the Registered Nurse’s role in delegation of care, communication and documentation of care within their scope of practice whilst caring for Melisa Stokes.
|Writing Style||This assessment piece will be written in the form of an academic piece of work (section headings are permitted) providing references to relevant peer reviewed articles and legislative policies and guidelines. Students need to demonstrate synthesis of published|
material with the student’s own analysis to demonstrate appropriate understanding of key Safety and Quality concepts within the case. Students should not to re state or provide a synopsis of the case in their work.
|Formatting Style||Double spacing, font size 12, page numbers to be included|
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