Shared Governance Model

Purpose

The purposes of this assignment are to: (a) identify and articulate key concepts of the future shared-governance model you wish to initiate at Saint Louis Medical Center (SLMC) (CO 5), (b) provide empirical, scholarly evidence to support your proposed project (CO 4), and (c) communicate your information in a clear, succinct, and scholarly manner (CO 5).

Note: You are completing this assignment as if you are the nurse executive for SLMC. You are to decide what elements of the shared-governance model you would like to adopt and implement for your organization. You may search on the internet for examples of a Magnet Report. Please also refer to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet website.

Due Date: Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 3

Total Points Possible: 200

Requirements:

  1. This paper will be graded on quality of paper information, use of citations, use of standard grammar, sentence structure, and organization based on the required components.
  2. Create this assignment using Microsoft (MS) Word, which is the required format for all Chamberlain documents. You can tell that the document is saved as a MS Word document because it will end in .docx.
  3. Submit to the appropriate assignment area by 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday of the week due. Any questions about this paper may be discussed in the weekly Q & A discussion topic.
  4. The length of the paper is to be no greater than three pages, excluding title page and reference page.
  5. APA format using the sixth edition manual is required in this assignment, including a title page and reference page. Use APA level 1 headings for the organizational structure of this assignment. Remember that the introduction does not carry a heading that labels it as a level heading in APA format. The first part of your paper is assumed to be the introduction. See the APA manual sixth edition for details. See resource under Course Resources, Guidelines for Writing Professional Papers. Use the suggested format and headings to organize your assignment.
    1. Include introduction (do not label as a heading in APA format)
    2. Key concepts of shared-governance model
    3. Supporting evidence
    4. Importance to nursing examples
    5. Conclusion

 

Preparing the paper

Note: Use the documents under Course Resources related to SLMC to assist in the completion of this assignment, as needed.

  1. Include a clear introduction of your shared-governance model project in the introduction paragraph, including a sentence that states the purpose of your paper.
  2. Clearly articulate key concepts (at least two) of your shared-governance model project to be implemented at SLMC.

Note: as the nurse executive for SLMC, you decide what elements of a shared-governance model you would like to adopt/implement for your organization.

  1. Include a minimum of three sources of scholarly, empirical evidence that supports your shared-governance model project. See resources under course resources related to SLMC if you need to review.
  2. Provide specific examples (at least two) of the impact and importance of your shared-governance model project related to nursing. Some examples include: effect on staff, effect on outcomes, council involvement, organizational structure, and the use of evidence in practice.
  3. Provide concluding statements that should summarize your overall assignment content.
  4. The paper will be three pages maximum, excluding title and reference pages.
  5. Title and reference pages must be in APA format following the sixth edition manual.
  6. Use 12 point, Times New Roman font and one-inch margins on all sides of the paper.

 

Category Points % Description
Introduction 30 15% Introduction clearly introduces your shared- governance model project and purpose of the assignment.
Shared Governance Model Concepts 45 22.5% The key concepts of the shared-governance model for the project are clearly articulated.
Evidence 30 15% There is a minimum of three scholarly, empirical evidence sources supporting your project.
Examples 40 20% Examples clearly demonstrate the impact or importance of your shared-governance model related to nursing.
Conclusion 30 15% Concluding statements summarizing content are present.
Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format. 10 5% Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format.
Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly. 10 5% Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly.
Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed. 5 2.5% Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed.
Total  200 100 A quality assignment will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.

 

Grading Rubric

Assignment Criteria  

Exceptional

(100%)

Outstanding or highest level of performance

 

Exceeds

(88%)

Very good or high level of performance

 

Meets

(80%)

Competent or satisfactory level of performance

Needs Improvement

(38%)

Poor or failing level of performance

 

Developing

(0)

Unsatisfactory level of performance

Content

Possible Points = 175 Points

         
Introduction 30 points 26 points 24 points 11 Points 0 points
Introduction introduces your shared-governance model and purpose of assignment clearly. Introduction introduces your shared-governance model with minor lack of clarity or elements. Introduction of shared-governance model lacks occasional important element or specificity. Introduction of shared-governance model has multiple instances of inaccuracies Introduction of shared-governance model is not present.
Shared-Governance Model Concepts 45 points 40 points 36 points 17 Points 0 points
Identification of key concepts of shared-governance concepts is articulated clearly with no inaccuracy. Identification of key concepts of shared-governance concepts is articulated with rare inaccuracy. Identification of key concepts of shared-governance concepts lacks occasional important elements or specificity. Identification of key concepts of shared-governance concepts has multiple instances of inaccuracies. Identification of key concepts of shared-governance is not present.
Evidence 30 points 26 points 24 points 11 Points 0 points
At least three empirical, scholarly evidence sources supporting your project are included. Empirical, scholarly evidence sources supporting your project included with rare inaccuracy; or only two sources are included. Empirical, scholarly evidence sources supporting your project lack occasional important element or specificity; or less than two sources are included. Empirical, scholarly evidence sources supporting your project have multiple instances of inaccuracies. Empirical, scholarly evidence sources supporting your project are not present.
Examples 40 points 35 points 32 points 15 points 0 points
Specific examples clearly demonstrate the impact or importance of your shared-governance model related to nursing. Examples demonstrate the impact or importance of your shared-governance model related to nursing, with missing elements. Examples demonstrate moderate impact or importance of your shared-governance model related to nursing. Examples demonstrate limited impact or importance of your shared-governance model related to nursing. Examples are not present.
Conclusion 30 points 26 points 24 points 11 Points 0 points
Concluding statements summarizing content are present and accurate. Concluding statements summarizing content are present with rare inaccuracy or missing elements. Concluding statements summarizing content lack occasional important elements or specificity. Concluding statements summarizing content have multiple instances of inaccuracies. Concluding statements are absent.
Content Subtotal     _____ of 175 points
Format

Possible Points = 20 points

         
Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format. 10 points 9 points 8 points 4 points 0 points
Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format. Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format, with two to four exceptions. There are five to seven APA format errors in the text, title page, and reference pages. There are eight to nine APA format errors in the text, title page, and reference pages There are more than 10 APA format errors in the text, title page, and reference pages.
Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly. 10 points 9 points 8 points 4 points 0 points
Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly. Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly, with two to four exceptions. Ideas and information from other sources are cited with five to seven errors. Ideas and information from other sources are cited with eight to nine errors. Ideas and information from other sources are cited with more than 10 errors.
Grammar

Possible Points = 5 points

         
Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed. 5 points 4 points 3 points 2 Points 0 points
Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed. Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed, with two to four exceptions. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work, with five to seven exceptions. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work, with eight to nine exceptions. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed with more than 10 exceptions.
Format Subtotal   _____ of 25 points
Total Points     _____ of  200 points

 

 

 

 

 
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