NUR 305 Final Project Milestone One Guidelines and Rubric
For Milestone One of your final project, you will choose a particular information technology and management strategy. Your submission for this step must address the following elements:
A. Clearly identify and describe your chosen information management or patient care technology topic (i.e., electronic medical records, CPOE, clinical alerts, medication dispensing units, etc.).
B. Provide a rationale for why you chose this particular topic. (For example, why it is important to your workplace? How does it improve patient safety?) Describe the role your chosen strategy plays in patient safety or quality outcomes.
C. Support your rationale with 1–2 sources.
Guidelines for Submission: Your topic selection and rationale should be a minimum of 1–2 thorough paragraphs. Formatting should be 12-point Times New Roman font, double-spaced, and one-inch margins. References and in-text citations should use proper APA formatting.
Critical Elements Exemplary (100%) Proficient (88%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value
Topic Selection Meets “Proficient” criteria and uses industry-specific language to establish expertise
Clearly identifies chosen topic and describes its function
Identifies topic, but with gaps in clarity, or does not describe its function
Does not identify topic and describe its function
Meets “Proficient” criteria and draws nuanced connections between the chosen topic and patient safety or quality outcomes
Accurately describes the role the chosen topic plays in patient safety or quality outcomes
Describes the role the chosen topic plays in patient safety or quality outcomes, but with gaps in accuracy or clarity
Does not describe the role the topic plays in patient safety or quality outcomes
Response Submission is free of errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, and organization and is presented in a professional and easy-to-read format
Submission has no major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization
Submission has major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that negatively impact readability and articulation of main ideas
Submission has critical errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that prevent understanding of ideas
Earned Total 100%
- NUR 305 Final Project Milestone One Guidelines and Rubric