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cultivating healthful environments

Week 7: Cultivating Healthful Environments

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  • Due Apr 19 by 11:59pm
  • Points 200
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The assignment must be completed by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. (MT) at the end of Week 7. This assignment is worth 20% of your overall grade. The details for this assignment are located and listed below.

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Purpose

Master’s-prepared advanced practice nurses participate in and demonstrate fair and unbiased interactions within all workplace settings. As a member of the nursing profession, and a leader, you are encouraged to implement strategies that promote and cultivate cultures of civility, regardless of practice setting. The purpose of this assessment is to analyze the issue of incivility and apply best practices to cultivate healthful environments.

Course Outcomes

CO 1: Examine roles and competencies of master’s-prepared nurses essential to performing as leaders and advocates of holistic, safe, and quality care. (PO 1-5)

CO 2: Apply concepts of person-centered care to nursing practice situations. (PO 1, 2, 5)

CO 3: Analyze essential skills needed to lead within the context of complex systems (PO 3, 4)

Total Points Possible

This assessment is worth 200 points.

Due Date

Submit your file(s) by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday at the end of Week 7.

Students are given the opportunity to request an extension on assignments for emergent situations. Supporting documentation must be submitted to the assigned faculty. If the student’s request is not approved, the assignment is graded and a late penalty is applied as follows:

  • Monday = 10% of total possible point reduction
  • Tuesday = 20% of total possible point reduction
  • Wednesday = 30% of total possible point reduction

If the student’s request is approved, the student will be informed of the revised due date. Should the student fail to meet the revised due date, the assignment is graded and a late penalty is applied as follows:

  • Monday = 10% of total possible point reduction
  • Tuesday = 20% of total possible point reduction
  • Wednesday = 30% of total possible point reduction

Requirements

Criteria for Content

Reflect on the issue of incivility. Think of an experience in which you were directly involved or witnessed incivility in the workplace. Analyze scholarly literature related to the issue of incivility and strategies for cultivating healthful environments.

  1. In a four- to six-page written paper, address the following.
    1. Define and explain the issue of incivility. Use scholarly nursing literature.
    2. Discuss the importance of this issue to nursing. Address the impact of incivility on individuals, microsystem work environments, and the profession of nursing. In this section, use at least three (3) different scholarly nursing literature in-text citations with matching references.
    3. Provide a scenario (real or fictitious) of incivility in a practice setting. What was the impact on the individuals involved? How was the work environment affected?
    4. Describe three strategies for creating a healthful environment. Use scholarly nursing literature to support each strategy.
    5. Identify your selected specialty track (education, executive, family nurse practitioner, healthcare policy, or nursing informatics). Provide two examples of strategies you will implement in your master’s-prepared advanced practice role to cultivate a healthful work environment.
    6. Provide a conclusion. Include a summary on the issue of incivility, strategies to create healthful environments, specialty track, and how you will contribute to cultivating healthful environments in your future professional practice. Include a self-reflection.

Preparing the paper

Submission Requirements

  1. Application: Use Microsoft Word 2013â„¢.
  2. Length: The paper (excluding the title page and reference page) is at minimum four (4) pages and at maximum six (6) pages.
  3. A minimum of four (4) scholarly nursing literature references must be used.
  4. Submission: Submit your files: Last name_First initial_Assessment 5_Cultivating Healthful Environments.

Best Practices in Preparing the Project

The following are best practices in preparing this project.

  1. Review directions thoroughly.
  2. Follow submission requirements.
  3. Make sure all elements on the grading rubric are included.
  4. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal, scientific writing.
  5. Title page, running head, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the current edition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section of the paper except for the introduction where no heading is used.
  6. Ideas and information that come from scholarly nursing literature must be cited and referenced correctly.
  7. A minimum of four (4) scholarly nursing literature references must be used.
  8. Abide by CCN academic integrity policy.

Grading Criteria

Category

Points

%

Description

Introduction

10

5%

Introduction includes general statements on incivility and how this issue affects nursing work environments. Identify sections of the paper. Provide support from scholarly literature.

Issue of Incivility

20

10%

Define and explain the issue of incivility. Provide citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the definition and explanation of incivility. A dictionary may be used for ONLY for this section in addition to scholarly nursing literature.

Importance to Nursing

40

20%

Discuss the importance of incivility related to nursing. Address the impact of incivility on individuals, microsystem work environments, and the profession of nursing. Provide support from at least three (3) different scholarly nursing literature sources.

Storytelling

20

10%

Provide a scenario (real or fictitious) of incivility in a practice setting. What was the impact on the individuals involved? How was the work environment affected?

Creating a Healthful Environment

30

15%

Describe three strategies for creating a healthful environment. Use scholarly nursing literature to support each strategy.

Practice Application

40

20%

Identify your selected specialty track (education, executive, family nurse practitioner, healthcare policy, or nursing informatics). Provide two examples of strategies you will implement in your master’s prepared-advanced practice role to cultivate a healthful work environment. Use scholarly nursing literature to support each example.

Conclusion

20

10%

Provide a conclusion. Include a summary on incivility and the issues this creates; strategies to create healthful environments, specialty track, and how you will contribute to cultivating healthful environments in your future professional practice. Include a self-reflection. Self-reflection is written in first person.

APA Format

10

5%

Title page, running head, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the current edition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section or topic of the paper (one deduction for each type of APA style error). Ideas and information that come from scholarly nursing sources must be cited and referenced correctly. A minimum of four (4) scholarly nursing references with matching in-text citations are used.

Writing Mechanics

10

5%

Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal written work as found in the current edition of the APA manual.

Total

200

100

A quality assessment will meet or exceed all the above requirements.

Rubric

Cultivating Healthful Environments Rubric

Cultivating Healthful Environments Rubric

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntroduction

10.0 pts

Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all of the following elements. • General statements on incivility • General statements on how this issue affects nursing work environments • Identifies sections of the paper • Provides support from scholarly literature

9.0 pts

Presentation of information is superficial and includes all of the following elements. • General statements on incivility • General statements on how this issue affects nursing work environments • Identifies sections of the paper • Provides support from scholarly literature

8.0 pts

Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated and includes all of the following elements. • General statements on incivility • General statements on how this issue affects nursing work environments • Identifies sections of the paper • Provides support from scholarly literature

6.0 pts

Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following. • General statements on incivility • General statements on how this issue affects nursing work environments • Identifies sections of the paper • Provides support from scholarly literature

0.0 pts

Presentation of information in two or more of the following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing the following. • General statements on incivility • General statements on how this issue affects nursing work environments • Identifies sections of the paper • Provides support from scholarly literature

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIssue of Incivility (Note: A dictionary may be used ONLY for this section to define incivility, in addition to scholarly nursing literature.)

20.0 pts

Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all of the following elements. • Defines incivility • Explains why incivility is an issue • Provides in-text citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the definition • Provides in-text citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the explanation

18.0 pts

Presentation of information is superficial in places and includes all of the following elements. • Defines incivility • Explains why incivility is an issue • Provides in-text citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the definition. • Provides in-text citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the explanation

16.0 pts

Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated and includes all of the following elements. • Defines incivility • Explains why incivility is an issue • Provides in-text citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the definition • Provides in-text citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the explanation

12.0 pts

Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following. • Defines incivility • Explains why incivility is an issue • Provides in-text citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the definition • Provides in-text citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the explanation

0.0 pts

Presentation of information in two or more following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing the following. • Defines incivility • Explains why incivility is an issue • Provides in-text citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the definition • Provides in-text citations from scholarly nursing literature that support the explanation

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeImportance to Nursing

40.0 pts

Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all of the following elements. • Discusses the importance of incivility related to nursing • Addresses the impact of incivility on individuals • Addresses the impact of incivility on microsystem work environments • Addresses the impact of incivility on the profession of nursing • Provides support from at least three (3) different scholarly nursing literature sources

36.0 pts

Presentation of information is superficial in places and includes all of the following elements. • Discusses the importance of incivility related to nursing • Addresses the impact of incivility on individuals • Addresses the impact of incivility on microsystem work environments • Addresses the impact of incivility on the profession of nursing • Provides support from at least three (3) different scholarly nursing literature sources

32.0 pts

Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated and includes all of the following elements. • Discusses the importance of incivility related to nursing • Addresses the impact of incivility on individuals • Addresses the impact of incivility on microsystem work environments • Addresses the impact of incivility on the profession of nursing • Provides support from at least three (3) different scholarly nursing literature sources

24.0 pts

Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following. • Discusses the importance of incivility related to nursing • Addresses the impact of incivility on individuals • Addresses the impact of incivility on microsystem work environments • Addresses the impact of incivility on the profession of nursing • Provides support from at least three (3) different scholarly nursing literature sources

0.0 pts

Presentation of information in two or more of the following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing the following. • Discusses the importance of incivility related to nursing • Addresses the impact of incivility on individuals • Addresses the impact of incivility on microsystem work environments • Addresses the impact of incivility on the profession of nursing • Provides support from at least three (3) different scholarly nursing literature sources

40.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStorytelling

20.0 pts

Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all of the following elements. • Provides a scenario (real or fictitious) of incivility in a practice setting • Discusses the impact on the individuals involved • Explains how the work environment was affected

18.0 pts

Presentation of information is superficial in places and includes all of the following elements. • Provides a scenario (real or fictitious) of incivility in a practice setting • Discusses the impact on the individuals involved • Explains how the work environment was affected

16.0 pts

Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated and includes all of the following elements. • Provides a scenario (real or fictitious) of incivility in a practice setting • Discusses the impact on the individuals involved. • Explains how the work environment was affected

12.0 pts

Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following. • Provides a scenario (real or fictitious) of incivility in a practice setting • Discusses the impact on the individuals involved • Explains how the work environment was affected

0.0 pts

Presentation of information in two or more of the following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing the following. • Provides a scenario (real or fictitious) of incivility in a practice setting • Discusses the impact on the individuals involved. • Explains how the work environment was affected

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCreating a Healthful Environment

30.0 pts

Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all of the following elements. • Describes three strategies for creating a healthful environment • Uses scholarly nursing literature to support each strategy

27.0 pts

Presentation of information is good, but superficial in places and includes all of the following elements. • Describes three strategies for creating a healthful environment • Uses scholarly nursing literature to support each strategy

24.0 pts

Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated in all of the following elements. • Describes three strategies for creating a healthful environment • Uses scholarly nursing literature to support each strategy

18.0 pts

Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following. • Describes three strategies for creating a healthful environment • Uses scholarly nursing literature to support each strategy

0.0 pts

Presentation of information in the following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing the following. • Describes three strategies for creating a healthful environment • Uses scholarly nursing literature to support each strategy

30.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePractice Application

40.0 pts

Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all of the following elements. • Identifies selected specialty track (education, executive, family nurse practitioner, healthcare policy, or nursing informatics) • Provides two examples on how strategies will be implemented to cultivate a healthful work environment in future master’s-prepared advanced practice role • Uses scholarly nursing literature to support each example

36.0 pts

Presentation of information is good but superficial in places and includes all of the following elements. • Identifies selected specialty track (education, executive, family nurse practitioner, healthcare policy, or nursing informatics) • Provides two examples on how strategies will be implemented to cultivate a healthful work environment in future master’s-prepared advanced practice role • Uses scholarly nursing literature to support each example

32.0 pts

Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated in all of the following elements. • Identifies selected specialty track (education, executive, family nurse practitioner, healthcare policy, or nursing informatics) • Provides two examples on how strategies will be implemented to cultivate a healthful work environment in future master’s-prepared advanced practice role • Uses scholarly nursing literature to support each example

24.0 pts

Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following. • Identifies selected specialty track (education, executive, family nurse practitioner, healthcare policy, or nursing informatics) • Provides two examples on how strategies will be implemented to cultivate a healthful work environment in future master’s-prepared advanced practice role • Uses scholarly nursing literature to support each example

0.0 pts

Presentation of information in two or more of the following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing the following. • Identifies selected specialty track (education, executive, family nurse practitioner, healthcare policy, or nursing informatics) • Provides two examples on how strategies will be implemented to cultivate a healthful work environment in future master’s-prepared advanced practice role • Uses scholarly nursing literature to support each example

40.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConclusion (Note: Self-reflection is written in first person.)

20.0 pts

Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all of the following elements. • Summarizes incivility and why it is a nursing issue • Summarizes strategies to create healthful environments • Identifies specialty track • Summarizes potential contributions to cultivating healthful environments in future professional practice • Includes self-reflection on new knowledge gained resulting from the completion of this assessment

18.0 pts

Presentation of information is good but superficial in places and includes all of the following elements. • Summarizes incivility and why it is a nursing issue • Summarizes strategies to create healthful environments • Identifies specialty track • Summarizes potential contributions to cultivating healthful environments in future professional practice • Includes self-reflection on new knowledge gained resulting from the completion of this assessment

16.0 pts

Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated in all of the following elements. • Summarizes incivility and why it is a nursing issue • Summarizes strategies to create healthful environments • Identifies specialty track • Summarizes potential contributions to cultivating healthful environments in future professional practice • Includes self-reflection on new knowledge gained resulting from the completion of this assessment

12.0 pts

Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following. • Summarizes incivility and why it is a nursing issue • Summarizes strategies to create healthful environments • Identifies specialty track • Summarizes potential contributions to cultivating healthful environments in future professional practice • Includes self-reflection on new knowledge gained resulting from the completion of this assessment

0.0 pts

Presentation of information in two or more of the following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing the following. • Summarizes incivility and why it is a nursing issue • Summarizes strategies to create healthful environments • Identifies specialty track • Summarizes potential contributions to cultivating healthful environments in future professional practice • Includes self-reflection on new knowledge gained resulting from the completion of this assessment

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA Format

10.0 pts

APA guidelines, as per the current edition of the manual, are demonstrated for the • title page; • running head; • body of paper (including citations and headings); and • reference page. One deduction for each type of APA format error. 0 to 1 APA error is present

9.0 pts

APA guidelines, as per the current edition of the manual, are demonstrated for the • title page; • running head; • body of paper (including citations and headings); and • reference page. One deduction for each type of APA format error. 2–3 APA errors are present

8.0 pts

APA guidelines, as per the current edition of the manual, are demonstrated for the • title page; • running head; • body of paper (including citations and headings); and • reference page. One deduction for each type of APA format error. 4–5 APA errors are present

6.0 pts

APA guidelines, as per the current edition of the manual, are demo

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