Title: Evaluating Organizational Change
Description of Assignment:
This Assignment provides an overview of how to evaluate evidence-based practice quality improvement in a practice change.
1. Introduce an overview of a healthcare system practice guideline, preferably where you work or have worked. (I worked in Home Health & hospice, in the Emergency Room, on a Cardiac Care Unit, and on a Oncology Unit)
2. Discuss how different professionals in the healthcare system (Nurses, Pharmacists, Technicians, Nurse Educators, CFO, etc.) are held to this guideline.
3. Identify the research/reference used by the system to adopt the guideline.
4. Define the evidence used to define the guideline.
5. Determine the level of evidence used in the Evidence Based Practice identified. (Level of evidence refers to Hierarchy of Evidence for types of research)
6. Provide an opinion on how well this guideline is followed by professionals in the system.
7. Conclude with a concise overview of the guideline and the discussion in the paper.
8. Write the paper in 8–10 pages, using APA format. The title and reference page do not count in the 8 – 10 pages.