Identify academic peer-reviewed journal articles relevant to a health care problem

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  • Create a 3-5-page annotated bibliography and summary based on your research related to best practices addressing a current health care problem or issue of interest to you.

In your professional life you will need to find credible evidence to support your decisions and your plans of action. You will want to keep abreast of best practices to help your organization adapt to the ever-changing health care environment. Being adept at research will help you find the information you need. For this assessment, you will select and research a current health care problem or issue faced by a health care organization.

Demonstration of Proficiency

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

    • Competency 1: Apply information literacy and library research skills to obtain scholarly information in the field of health care.
      • Identify academic peer-reviewed journal articles relevant to a health care problem or issue and describe the criteria used for the literature search.
    • Competency 2: Apply scholarly information through critical thinking to solve problems in the field of health care.
      • Assess the credibility and relevance of information sources.
      • Summarize what was learned from developing an annotated bibliography.
      • Analyze academic peer-reviewed journal articles using the annotated bibliography organizational format.
    • Competency 4: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and respectful of the diversity, dignity, and integrity of others, and that is consistent with expectations for health care professionals.
      • Summarize a health care problem or issue and describe a personal interest in it and experience with it.
      • Write clearly and logically, with correct use of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
      • Write following APA style for in-text citations, quotes, and references.

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