Assignment 1: Impact of Nurses On Health Care Quality
It is important for nurses to stay abreast of current issues and trends in our field. Use this Assignment as an opportunity to develop or enhance your expertise on a topic that interests you.
Also, this Assignment introduces you to the Walden Library. The Library is an invaluable resource for discovering nursing and health care–related databases and professional articles.
To prepare
Review the Week 3 Assignment 1 Rubric, provided in the Course Information area.
Explore the Writing Resources tab on the left- hand menu. Review the following areas in the tab:
Download the CON Writing Template.
Review instructions on how to submit your assignment draft to SafeAssign Drafts and Grammarly.
Access the Walden Library and its nursing databases.
Use the Walden Library to search for an article (published in the last 5 years) related to how the ANCC Magnet Model impacts nurses, their nursing care, and/or health care quality.
Article Response Assignment
Write a one-page response to the article that you selected from the Walden Library. Precisely format your paper using the CON Writing Template provided in the Writing Resources tab including an introduction, body, and summary (conclusion).
As you reflect on the findings in your chosen article, consider how the findings compare to your own professional nursing experience with Magnet, or, if you have no personal experience with Magnet, your thoughts concerning Magnet:
Paraphrase and integrate information from the article into paper.
Consider factors or principles from the article that hold true for or resonate with you.
Utilize the Writing Resources tab where you will find support to guide you through the process of paraphrasing, and citing and referencing per APA. The Week 3 Assignment Rubric will keep you on track. Remember to use Grammarly to check your writing for errors before submitting your assignment.
Have fun writing your first paper!