Class after completing all the assigned reading for the week before formulating and posting your answers. Your discussion posts should illustrate that you have completed assigned learning activities and that you understand the main concepts. One way to do this is to paraphrase and summarize concepts from the readings.
Assigned readings should be main references in your posts. Additional sources should be scholarly and current (less than five years old). For example, from GCUs library data bases discussed in unit 1 readings.
I provided a table you may use to answer and organize the question. You may also use narrative format if you prefer. Do not forget to include reference and citation in your main posts.
|Define critical thinking,
discuss what it entails in nursing practice and explain why critical thinking is important
(Using a direct quote will not meet this requirement) +3
|Define Evidence Based Practice (Using a direct quote will not meet this requirement) Feel free to give examples
|Discuss how critical thinking and Evidence Based Practice relate to patient outcomes +3
(this part of the question requires critical thinking
|Writing and APA
Correct grammar and spelling
1 reference and 1 citation
Below are the references from the units assigned readings in correct APA format. You shold all score wel on APA on your papers and discussion if you use these. Be sure to read my announcment for the week as well.
Reference and Citation Examples for this Weeks Readings
American Association of Colleges of Nursing [AACN]. (2018). Creating a more highly qualified nursing workforce. Retrieved from https://www.aacnnursing.org/News-Information/Fact-Sheets/Nursing-Workforce
American Association of Colleges of Nursing [AACN]. (2017). The impact of education on nursing practice. Retrieved from http://www.aacnnursing.org/News-Information/Fact-Sheets/Impact-of-Education
American Nurses Association [ANA]. (n.d.) Scope of practice. Retrieved from https://www.nursingworld.org/practice-policy/scope-of-practice/
American Nurses Association [ANA]. (n.d. a) What is nursing. Retrieved from https://www.nursingworld.org/practice-policy/workforce/what-is-nursing/
Dean, J. (2018). Practice and competency development. In Dynamics in Nursing Art & Science of Professional Practice. Eds Grand Canyon University Retrieved from https://lc.gcumedia.com/nrs430v/dynamics-in-nursing-art-and-science-of-professional-practice/v1.1/#/chapter/3