Capstone for professional nursing practice (due 24 hours)


1) Minimum 6 full pages (No word count per page)- Follow the 3 x 3 rule: minimum three paragraphs per part.

            Part 1: Minimum 1 page

            Part 3: minimum 1 page

            Part 3: minimum 4 pages

    Submit 1 document per part

2)¨******APA norms

          All paragraphs must be narrative and cited in the text- each paragraph

          Bulleted responses are not accepted

          Don’t write in the first person 

          Don’t copy and paste the questions.

          Answer the question objectively, do not make introductions to your answers, answer it when you start the paragraph

Submit 1 document per part

3)****************************** It will be verified by Turnitin (Identify the percentage of exact match of writing with any other resource on the internet and academic sources, including universities and data banks) 

********************************It will be verified by SafeAssign (Identify the percentage of similarity of writing with any other resource on the internet and academic sources, including universities and data banks)

4) Minimum 3 references per part not older than 5 years

Part 3: minimum 5 references. Only allowed scholarly nursing articles from CINAHL as a resource 

All references must be consistent with the topic-purpose-focus of the parts. Different references are not allowed.

5) Identify your answer with the numbers, according to the question. Start your answer on the same line, not the next


Q 1. Nursing is XXXXX

Q 2. Health is XXXX

6) You must name the files according to the part you are answering: 


Part 1.doc 



Part 1: Capstone for Professional Nursing Practice

Population: Elderly

 1. Describe caring attributes of the culture where you currently practice (Elder population)

2. Which attributes stand out as having significant influence on patients, nurses, and other healthcare professionals?

3. How do you see effective communication relating to patient outcomes in this setting? 

a. What is the evidence for this?

Part 2: Capstone for Professional Nursing Practice

Population: Elderly

Topic: Change is part of our daily healthcare environment. Clinical nursing judgments based on quality and safety, as well as protocols and standards, reflect our patient-centered care values.

1. What steps could you take to develop more resilience in your practice setting?

2. How might you communicate a change in practice to patients and nursing peers?

Part 3: Capstone for Professional Nursing Practice

Topic: Elderly and resilence



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.

Apply the components of the iCARE concept to interprofessional teams in a short paper.

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

a.  compassion

b. advocacy

c.  resilience

d.  evidence-based practice

Only allowed scholarly nursing articles from CINAHL as a resource 

Only use the template attached: iCare Assignment Template download (File 1)

Elements of iCARE paper


a. 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.

2. Describe a nursing action item for each component below that could contribute to:

a. Interprofessional team support

b. How this might impact the culture of your unit or organization

c. Possible impact on patient outcomes.

i. Compassion

ii. Advocacy

iii. Resilience

iv. Evidence-Based Practice

3. Summary

a. Include a summary statement of how iCARE components can support interprofessional teams and patient outcomes. 

b. Address how you may be able to influence this process of support for interprofessional teams overall in your unit or organization.