Identifying a Problem

Identifying a Problem

Identifying a Problem
Prepare for the capstone project by listening to the audio interview, "Capstone: Planning Your Project".

Preview and utilize the "Topic 1 Checklist." This resource will assist you in organizing your work and will provide additional information regarding the assignment.

Consider the clinical environment in which you are currently working or have recently worked. Collaborate with a leader or educator in the clinical environment to identify a problem, issue, or educational deficit upon which to build a proposal for change.

In a paper of no more than 800 words, describe the nature of the problem, issue, or educational deficit. Include the following in your discussion:

1. The setting and/or context in which the problem, issue, or educational deficit can be observed.

2. Detailed description of the problem, issue, or educational deficit.

3. Impact of the problem, issue, or educational deficit on the work environment, the quality of care provided by staff, and patient outcomes.

4. Gravity of the problem, issue, or educational deficit and its significance to nursing.

5. Proposed solution to address the problem, issue, or educational deficit.

Prepare for the capstone project by listening to the audio interview, "Capstone: Planning Your Project," located at http://lc.gcumedia.com/zwebassets/courseMaterialPages/nrs441v_capstone.php.

Review "Topic 1: Checklist." This resource will assist you in organizing your work and will provide additional information regarding the assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
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