Proposal Writing for Nursing Capstones and Clinical Projects

Proposal Writing for Nursing Capstones and Clinical Projects Author Wanda Bonnel, PhD, GNP-BC, ANEF
ISBN-10 9780826108630
Release 2013-07-17
Pages 216
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While advanced practice nursing students generally have good clinical skills, many lack the clinical scholarship capabilities that are required for writing scholarly proposals. The only resource of its kind, this is a practical guide for MSN project students and DNP capstone students who must plan and organize their clinical projects into quality proposals. It provides the requisite guidelines for integrating research and best evidence with clearly communicated professional objectives. The book's "how-to" approach helps to demystify the organization and packaging of advanced practice clinical projects into tight proposals. The text includes an overview of basic scholarly approaches required for professional communication that support a diverse array of clinical project topics. Students interact with the content via ongoing prompts and questions that guide them in the kind of reflective writing that facilitates greater understanding of their projects and subsequent proposals. Chapters are organized into three broad sections with a logical flow toward completion of planning, writing, and communicating a project proposal. Each chapter is consistently organized to include objectives, tips for making proposals concise yet complete, and tools for self-assessment. Also included are key point summaries, reflective questions, and writing prompts. Additionally, the book provides plentiful checklists, five exercises that jump-start the process, examples of good writing, and additional resources for further study. Key Features: Provides topflight guidance in proposal writing for nursing capstones and clinical projects Details parameters for integrating scholarship with clearly communicated professional objectives Contains numerous writing prompts and questions that guide students in reflective scholarly writing Includes a project triangle framework, exercises to jump-start the process, examples of good writing, reflective questions, and tools for self-assessment Offers helpful tips for making proposals concise yet complete



The Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarly Project

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarly Project Author Katherine J. Moran
ISBN-10 9781284079685
Release 2016-03-15
Pages 438
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The Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarly Project: A Framework for Success, Second Edition focuses on assisting students and faculty with creating a system for the completion of the DNP scholarly project.



A Nurse s Step By Step Guide to Writing Your Dissertation or Capstone 2015 AJN Award Recipient

A Nurse s Step By Step Guide to Writing Your Dissertation or Capstone  2015 AJN Award Recipient Author Karen Roush
ISBN-10 9781940446080
Release 2015-03-27
Pages 168
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Earning your advanced degree is an extraordinary accomplishment, but completing those final stages can feel like a daunting task to candidates. A Nurse’s Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Your Dissertation or Capstone is a straightforward how-to guide. This book is intentionally concise because, let’s be honest, the last thing a busy candidate needs is another unwieldy, doorstop-sized book. Packed with practical steps and tools, this book will help you plan, document, organize, and write your dissertation or capstone. Don’t go it alone; let author and fellow dissertation survivor Dr. Karen Roush help you get from square one to DONE.



Scholarly Inquiry and the DNP Capstone

Scholarly Inquiry and the DNP Capstone Author Cheryl Holly, EdD, RN, ANEF
ISBN-10 9780826193889
Release 2013-12-05
Pages 204
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"This wonderful and informative resource provides a definitive base of information for those engaged in clinical inquiry. It not only presents the information in a systematic format, it also provides specific examples of projects that have been completed by advanced practice nurses." Score: 100, 5 Stars.óDoodyís Medical Reviews Advanced nursing practitioners who conduct practice-based studies will welcome this innovative text designed specifically to meet their clinical inquiry and research needs. It is the only book to address the complexities of inquiry from a practice /project, rather than research, perspective. The text builds on research concepts learned in the undergraduate and beginning levels of graduate study that, combined with the vast amount of knowledge and experience gained by the APN student, facilitate movement to the next level of understanding how clinical research differs from traditional quantitative research. The book fosters the development of such skills as finding, reading, critiquing, and translating research for use in evidenced-based practice within the health care system, with a specific population, or for policy development. The foundation of the text is the Scholarship of Integration and Application, one of the core competencies of DNP education. Content is clearly organized to build from simple to greater complexity of information and each chapter features learning objectives, learning activities, review questions, and recommendations for additional reading. Key Features: Provides a practice guide for clinical inquiry and research used to demonstrate practice outcomes Written by a senior faculty highly experienced in teaching the clinical inquiry course Illustrates the application of ëScholarship of Integration and Applicationí core competency Presents content systematically from simple to complex Clearly written and useful as a guide for DNP student program/project design and evaluation



Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice

Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Author Allison J. Terry
ISBN-10 9781449675424
Release 2011-05-27
Pages 512
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Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice is a user-friendly guide that offers DNP students a step-by-step method to implement clinically-based research. Designed specifically for DNP courses, it introduces a new, streamlined approach to research. It guides graduate students through the steps needed to complete a clinical research project by emphasizing crucial information and eliminating extraneous material. The book includes: *Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter to highlight critical information in each chapter *Learning enhancement tools that encourage readers to think critically about the information presented and draw connections to their own research *Resources for further study throughout the book to aid students with their research *Glossaries to define new terms for the reader



DNP Capstone Projects

DNP Capstone Projects Author Barbara A. Anderson
ISBN-10 9780826130259
Release 2014-09-22
Pages 206
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"This unique book not only explains the introduction of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) role but also bridges the DNP essentials with the evidence-based practice framework. It includes wonderful examples of exciting scholarship, but also illustrates how the evidence is then translated into clinical practice...This is a wonderful resource for students completing a DNP degree. It is an excellent book for expanding the understanding of the capstone project and the importance of dissemination of nursing knowledge to improve patient care and outcomes. Weighted Numerical Score: 100 - 5 Stars!" Kathleen Woodruff Doody's Medical Reviews With a unique focus on exemplary, completed DNP capstone projects, this book delivers key information on designing, constructing, and completing a high quality capstone project. It demonstrates the impact that a well-conceived capstone project can have on facilitating change and addresses all program, administrative, policy, and clinical issues that DNP students may encounter during the capstone process. The book examines a variety of capstone projects from across the U.S.--quality improvement projects, strategic plans, advocacy, clinical case narratives, and other innovations--that demonstrate efficacy in clinical nursing practice outcomes and positive impact upon the health care environment. The book analyzes the components of these exemplary capstones to demonstrate how each has provided leadership for change in practice, promoted interdisciplinary collaboration, contributed to advocacy and policy change, and enhanced quality improvement in health care systems. Key Features: Focuses on a wide range of exemplary, completed DNP capstone projects Provides a roadmap for excellence in creating capstone projects Analyzes components of capstones that have effected positive change Includes strategies for implementing evidence-based practices for nurses and other health care providers Highlights DNP leadership and resulting positive changes in clinical practice



The DNP Degree Capstone Project

The DNP Degree   Capstone Project Author Mary Bemker
ISBN-10 9781605952598
Release 2016-02-23
Pages 198
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Practical guide to understanding the DNP degree and to completing a successful capstone projectClinical, education, and policy exemplars of successful DNP Capstone projects illustrate the necessary components and approach. Provides guidance on publicizing results and conducting projects as a DNP This textbook focuses on enhancing understanding, and characterizing the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, and its place in the current healthcare environment. The book offers guidelines for planning and conducting all phases of a DNP capstone project. Examples of successful projects from varied areas of nursing practice are included along with practical tips for publicizing capstone project results to the wider medical community.



Translation of Evidence Into Nursing and Health Care Practice

Translation of Evidence Into Nursing and Health Care Practice Author Kathleen M. White
ISBN-10 9780826106155
Release 2011-08-24
Pages 263
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Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy

Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy Author Judith Garrard
ISBN-10 9781449618681
Release 2011
Pages 212
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Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method, Fourth Edition helps students and practitioners better understand scientific literature by instilling the essential skills (via the matrix method) needed to evaluate article findings critically. Covered at the most basic level are the fundamental principles of searching, organizing, reviewing, and synthesizing. Woven throughout the text are visual examples and a single case study This easy-to-read and practical reference is an invaluable aid to students, researchers, and practitioners.



Developing a Healthcare Research Proposal

Developing a Healthcare Research Proposal Author Maxine Offredy
ISBN-10 9781118693247
Release 2013-05-07
Pages 296
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Are you new to research and daunted by the idea of constructing your own research proposal? Then this is the book you need! This book and accompanying web resource will answer all your questions about healthcare research by introducing you to the concepts, theories and practicalities surrounding it. The aim of both the book and the web resource is to help you to write a good healthcare research proposal – which is the starting point for any would-be student researcher. The book takes a look at the theory of research, the core of the topic, but also provides practical help and advice along the way. It takes the reader through the stages of the research process from developing the question to communicating the findings, demystifying the process on the way. The web resource works alongside the book, supplementing and expanding on the chapters, giving you the ability to prepare your very own research proposal. Explains key concepts in a clear, easy to understand way Includes activities and scenarios for you to work through which will also increase your understanding of research and research proposals Easily navigable web resource (www.researchproposalsforhealthprofessionals.com) Both book and website are arranged in the same order in which you would develop and write a research proposal Website includes downloadable research proposal template to complete step-by-step as you work through the book and web resource



Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses Third Edition

Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses  Third Edition Author Cynthia Saver
ISBN-10 9781945157219
Release 2017-05-26
Pages 488
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Highly anticipated and fully updated, Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Third Edition, is a practical and useful guide for nurses who need to bridge the gap from incomplete sentences to a published manuscript. Lead Author and Editor Cynthia Saver removes the fear and confusion most nurses have about the writing and publishing process. Along the way, 25 of nursing’s top writing experts and decision makers share important insights to help you increase the likelihood that your manuscript gets accepted for publication.



Teaching Nursing

Teaching Nursing Author Lynne E. Young
ISBN-10 078175772X
Release 2007
Pages 600
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Examines the complexities of teaching and learning nursing, explains the theoretical foundations of student-centered learning, describes various methods and models for student-centered learning in nursing, and explores the issues and challenges of constructing nursing curricula and implementing student-centered pedagogies.



Outcome Assessment in Advanced Practice Nursing

Outcome Assessment in Advanced Practice Nursing Author Ruth M. Kleinpell
ISBN-10 0826116299
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 273
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This book provides up-to-date resources and examples of outcome measures, tools and methods that can be used by APNs in their quest to keep pace with new developments in the rapidly expanding field of outcome measurement. The chapter authors, recognized expert practitioners, offer invaluable insight into the process of conducting outcomes assessments in all APN practice, including the clinical nurse, nurse practitioner, certified registered nurse anesthetist and certified nurse midwife practice specialties. Detailed figures, tables, and examples of outcome studies from actual research in APN practice make this an essential resource for evaluating the true impact the advanced practice nurse has on the delivery and fulfillment of care.



Comprehensive Treatment of Chronic Pain by Medical Interventional and Integrative Approaches

Comprehensive Treatment of Chronic Pain by Medical  Interventional  and Integrative Approaches Author Timothy R. Deer
ISBN-10 9781461415602
Release 2013-02-11
Pages 1104
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Edited by master clinician-experts appointed by the American Academy of Pain Medicine, this is a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary textbook covering medical, interventional, and integrative approaches to the treatment and management of pain. It is designed as a practical and comprehensive primary reference for busy physicians and is also an up-to-date resource for preparing for certification examinations in pain medicine. · Written and edited by world-class authorities · “Key Points” preview contents of each chapter · Leading edge medical topics, such as monitoring opioid use and abuse, and the emerging role of cannabinoids in pain treatment · Expert guidance on full range of interventional techniques · Clinical anatomy and physiology for the interventionist · Behavioral dimensions of the experience and management of pain · Integrative approaches for treating the “whole person” · Legal issues, such as failure to treat pain · First-hand patient accounts



Writing Winning Proposals for Nurses and Health Care Professionals

Writing Winning Proposals for Nurses and Health Care Professionals Author Dr. Sandra G. Funk, PhD, FAAN
ISBN-10 9780826122735
Release 2015-07-15
Pages 250
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FACILITATES WRITING SUCCESSFUL PROPOSALS OF SUBSTANCE, CLARITY, AND CONVICTION With an in-depth focus on writing with substance, clarity, and conviction, this comprehensive resource takes the reader step by step through the entire process of writing and submitting a successful proposal. Written by preeminent authors and educators with extensive experience in teaching proposal and grant writing to nurses and other health care professionals, the book discusses how to create proposals for dissertations, capstone projects, research funding, fellowships, and career development awards, as well as for educational training, translational research, evidence-based practice, and demonstration projects. Using a clear, commonsense approach, it delineates the foundations and underlying structure of a well-written proposal and then focuses on the specific elements required for each different type of proposal. The book provides readers with the tools to help them think through what they want to do and describe it clearly and succinctlyóavoiding unnecessary information that does not support the intent of their proposal. It discusses selecting a problem, developing an argument, and describing the aims of the project; showing the significance of the problem and describing the conceptualization and innovative aspects of the work; detailing the approach or research design and methods; composing the title and abstract; describing budgetary considerations; and preparing ancillary materials. The book also includes worksheets to help readers personalize the information for their particular project. Instructions on how to synthesize the relevant literature for a study is presented in helpful case examples. The book also addresses the processes of writing and submitting a grant, its review, and possible resubmission. It will be highly useful as a text in masterís-level, DNP, and PhD research courses; doctoral seminars, for instructors who advise students on proposal development; and for practitioners who are interested in developing evidence-based practice. KEY FEATURES: Provides abundant tools for writing proposals of substance, clarity, and conviction Takes readers step by step through the process of writing a great variety of proposals Facilitates clear thinking and to-the-point writing Includes worksheets to help readers personalize information for their particular project Provides formats required for all federal grant proposals



McLaughlin and Kaluzny s Continuous Quality Improvement In Health Care

McLaughlin and Kaluzny s Continuous Quality Improvement In Health Care Author William A. Sollecito
ISBN-10 9781449677480
Release 2011-09-29
Pages 624
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. Through a unique interdisciplinary perspective on quality management in health care, this text covers the subjects of operations management, organizational behavior, and health services research. With a particular focus on Total Quality Management and Continuous Quality Improvement, the challenges of implementation and institutionalization are addressed using examples from a variety of health care organizations, including primary care clinics, hospital laboratories, public health departments, and academic health centers. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition



Clinical Pain Management

Clinical Pain Management Author Mary E. Lynch
ISBN-10 1444329731
Release 2011-03-16
Pages 388
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Clinical Pain Management takes a practical, interdisciplinary approach to the assessment and management of pain. Concise template chapters serve as a quick reference to physicians, anesthetists and neurologists, as well as other specialists, generalists, and trainees managing pain. Based on the International Association for the Study of Pain’s clinical curriculum on the topic, this reference provides to-the-point best-practice guidance in an easy-to-follow layout including tables, bullets, algorithms and guidelines.