Introduce an overview of a healthcare system practice guideline, preferably where you work or have worked.

There are two Assignments due in this unit.

Assignment 1 – Evaluating Organizational Change


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.
  2. Discuss how different professionals in the healthcare      system (nurses, pharmacists, technicians, 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 EBP      identified.
  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.

To view the Grading Rubric for this Assignment, please visit the Grading Rubrics section of the Course Home.

Assignment 1 Requirements:

Before finalizing your work, you should:

  • be sure to read the Assignment description carefully      (as displayed above)
  • consult the Grading Rubric (under the Course Home) to      make sure you have included everything necessary;
  • utilize spelling and grammar check to minimize errors;      and

Your writing Assignment should:

  • follow the conventions of Standard American English      (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.);
  • be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as      original and insightful;
  • display superior content, organization, style, and      mechanics; and;
  • use APA 6th edition format

How to Submit Assignment 1:

Submit your Assignment to the unit Dropbox before midnight on the last day of the unit.

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Assignment 2 – Submit Team Assignment

Select one person in your group to submit the summary and poster slide to the “Assignment 2 Dropbox.”