NU-435 : RN-BSN Capstone -Evidence BasedPractice

This capstone project is a culmination of the learning experiences of the student in the RN to BSN nursing program. This course focuses on the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude framework. The student will develop a written proposal for a quality improvement project derived from evidence-based practice that will enhance clinical outcomes. The proposal focuses on resolution of an issue/problem significant to professional nursing which links daily nursing practice to research. The proposal includes a problem description, resolution, implementation plan, evaluation plan, and dissemination plan. The capstone project proposal will reflect synthesis and integration of course content, informatics, and professional practice. The capstone project is guided by the baccalaureate program student learner. 2 credits (2 theory, 0 clinical) FULFILLS SKILLS INTEGRATION REQUIREMENT. PREREQUISITE: NU 405, NU 412, NU 430, NU 437, NU 440, AND NU 450.