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Purpose

The purpose of the iCARE Paper assignment is to explore the concept of interprofessional teams and patient outcomes. Nursing supportive actions of compassion, advocacy, resilience, and evidence-based practice will serve as a way to apply care concepts.

Course Outcomes

This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

CO1: Applies principles of nursing, theories, and the care philosophies to self, colleagues, individuals, families, aggregates and communities throughout the healthcare system. (PO#1)

CO6: Plans clinical practice activities that integrate professional nursing standards in accordance with the Nursing Code of Ethics and the American Nurses’ Association (ANA) standards of practice. (PO#6)

Points

The assignment is worth 200 points.

Directions

Please review the infographic as way to guide you in getting started with your assignment: Developing an Assignment with Integrity (Links to an external site.)

Getting Started: Interprofessional teams are part of practice trends we see developing in all aspects of care delivery. Consider you own work environment (or recent clinical setting).

  • For this assignment, consider the concept of interprofessional teamwork and patient outcomes.
  • Look to your current workplace as an example. (If you are not currently employed, look to a past workplace or clinical practice area.)
  • Apply the components of the iCARE concept to interprofessional teams in a short paper. (Body of the paper to be 3 pages, excluding the title page and references page)
  • iCARE components are:

C ompassion

A dvocacy

R esilience

E vidence-Based Practice (EBP)

  • How could you contribute to an interprofessional team and patient outcomes through nursing actions of: compassion, advocacy, resilience, and evidence-based practice?
  • Select one scholarly nursing article from CINAHL as a resource for your paper. Additional scholarly sources can be used but are optional. When searching in the CINAHL database, please limit your search word to one component of the paper you wish to emphasize, such as ‘Resilience’.  Searching for the term iCARE will not produce the results you need.
  • Use APA format throughout, particularly in citations and on the References page.
  • Please paraphrase throughout. One short quote is permitted.
  • The prepared paper template is RECOMMENDED for this assignment.

Download the assignment template here: 

iCare Assignment Template (Links to an external site.) – APA 6th edition

iCare Assignment Template (Links to an external site.) – APA 7th edition

A short tutorial with tips for completing this assignment may be viewed here: iCARE Paper Tutorial (Links to an external site.) 

Elements of iCARE paper

  • Title page
  • Below are the headings to be used for this assignment.
  • Introduction: (No heading needed here in APA) Explain the type of work setting you are discussing and whether interprofessional teams are currently present. If interprofessional teams are present, indicate a team function that could be improved. If interprofessional teams are NOT present, indicate what type of team you think might be possible in the setting.

Describe a nursing action item for each component below that could contribute to: interprofessional team support; how this might impact the culture of your unit or organization; and possible impact on patient outcomes.

  • Compassion
  • Advocacy
  • Resilience
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Summary: Include a summary statement of how iCARE components can support interprofessional teams and patient outcomes. Address how you may be able to influence this process of support for interprofessional teams overall in your unit or organization.
  • References page: List any references used in APA format.

Reminder

Before preparing your assignment, please review this Crediting Sources Made Simple (Links to an external site.) resource. This tool is intended to help you understand scholarly writing, APA, referencing, and crediting. Please reach out to your instructor with any questions as you prepare your assignment.

**Academic Integrity**

Chamberlain College of Nursing values honesty and integrity. All students should be aware of the Academic Integrity policy and follow it in all discussions and assignments.

By submitting this assignment, I pledge on my honor that all content contained is my own original work except as quoted and cited appropriately. I have not received any unauthorized assistance on this assignment. Please see the grading criteria and rubrics on this page.

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Rubric

Week 5 iCARE Paper Grading RubricWeek 5 iCARE Paper Grading RubricCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntroductionThe type of work setting and interprofessional team features are described (improvement or type of team).25.0 ptsIntroduction thoroughly describes the work setting and features of the interprofessional team.22.0 ptsIntroduction describes the work setting and features of the interprofessional team.20.0 ptsOne element from the first column is missing or lacks detail.10.0 ptsTwo elements from the first column are missing and lack detail.0.0 ptsThe introduction is missing.25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCompassionNursing action related to compassion is described in support of the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes.25.0 ptsThe nursing action related to compassion was clearly identified and support of the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes were thoroughly explained.22.0 ptsThe nursing action related to compassion was identified and satisfactorily supported the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes.20.0 ptsThe nursing action related to compassion was identified and one of the elements of support from the first column were missing or lacked detail.10.0 ptsThe nursing action related to compassion lacked more than two elements of support or lacked detail.0.0 ptsNo Marks25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAdvocacyNursing action related to advocacy is described in support of the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes.25.0 ptsThe nursing action related to advocacy was identified and support of the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes were thoroughly explained.22.0 ptsThe nursing action related to advocacy was identified and satisfactorily supported the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes.20.0 ptsThe nursing related to advocacy was identified and one of the elements of support from the first column were missing or lacked detail.10.0 ptsThe nursing action related to advocacy lacked more than two elements of support or lacked detail.0.0 ptsThe nursing action and support elements were missing.25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResilienceNursing action related to resilience is described in support of the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes.25.0 ptsThe nursing action related to resilience was identified and support of the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes were thoroughly explained.22.0 ptsThe nursing action related to resilience was identified and satisfactorily supported the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes.20.0 ptsThe nursing action related to resilience was identified and one of the elements of support from the first column were missing or lacked detail.10.0 ptsThe nursing action related to resiliency lacked more than two elements of support or lacked detail.0.0 ptsThe nursing action and support elements were missing.25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeEvidence-Based PracticeNursing action related to EBP is described in support of the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes.25.0 ptsThe nursing action related to EBP was identified and support of the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes were thoroughly explained.22.0 ptsThe nursing action related to EBP was identified and satisfactorily supported the interprofessional team, the culture of the unit, and patient outcomes.20.0 ptsThe nursing action related to EBP was identified and one of the elements of support from the first column were missing or lacked detail.10.0 ptsThe nursing action related to EBP was not sufficiently identified or one of the elements of support from the first column were missing or lacked detail.0.0 ptsThe nursing action and support elements were missing.25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSummaryExplain how nursing actions of the iCARE components can support interprofessional teams and patient outcomes. Address how you can influence support for interprofessional teams on your unit or area of practice.35.0 ptsKey points regarding nursing actions and support for interprofessional teams and patient outcomes; and, nursing supportive influence are thoroughly described.31.0 ptsMost key points regarding nursing actions and support for interprofessional teams and patient outcomes; and, nursing supportive influence are described.28.0 ptsSome key points regarding nursing actions and support for interprofessional teams and patient outcomes; and, nursing supportive influence are described13.0 ptsSummary lacks details of key points.0.0 ptsSummary is missing.35.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMechanics and OrganizationThe discussion is well organized and logical. The structure is clear and compelling to the reader. Paragraphs are linked together logically, and main ideas stand out20.0 ptsExcellent mechanics and organization with minimal errors of the following: Well organized and logical, correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling, professional wording is used, uses complete sentences, paragraphs are linked together logically, and main ideas expressed clearly.18.0 ptsGood mechanics and organization considering the elements listed in the column A. Few errors noted.16.0 ptsFair mechanics and organization considering the elements listed in the column A. Some errors noted.8.0 ptsPoor mechanics and organization considering the elements listed in the column A. Many errors noted.0.0 ptsVery poor mechanics and organization considering the elements listed in the column A such that it is difficult to follow or understand.20.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPAAPA format is used throughout.20.0 ptsExcellent APA formatting with minimal errors of the following: All sources cited in the text -all references listed on the reference page using basics of APA format -title page in general APA format -headings present and follow APA format -12-point font, double spaced, 1 inch margins, paragraphs indented -used only one short quote and body of the paper is approximately 3 pages18.0 ptsGood formatting considering the elements listed in column A.16.0 ptsFair formatting considering the elements listed in column A. Some APA errors noted.8.0 ptsPoor formatting considering the elements listed in column A. Many APA errors noted.0.0 ptsVery poor formatting such that paper is difficult to read. Numerous APA errors noted.20.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeUse of CINAHL article as Required Source from CCN Library0.0 pts0 points deductedUsed CINAHL article from CCN Library0.0 pts20 points (10%) deductedRequired article source of CINAHL not used resulting in point deduction0.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLate Deduction0.0 pts0 points deductedSubmitted on time0.0 ptsNot submitted on time – Points deducted1 day late = 10 deduction; 2 days late = 20 deduction; 3 days late = 30 deduction; 4 days late = 40 deduction; 5 days late = 50 deduction; 6 days late = 60 deduction; 7 days late = 70 deduction; Score of 0 if more than 7 days late0.0 pts
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