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Skills Module Guidelines
PURPOSE
To encourage critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration through the use of Evidence Based Practice
studies.
COURSE OUTCOMES
This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.
1. Examine the sources of knowledge that contribute to professional nursing practice.
2. Apply research principles to the interpretation of the content of published research studies.
3. Identify ethical issues common to research involving human subjects.
4. Evaluate published nursing research for credibility and clinical significance related to evidence-based
practice.
5. Recognize the role of research findings in evidence-based practice.

DUE DATE
Refer to Course Calendar for details. The Late Assignment Policy applies to this assignment.
TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE -150 Points
REQUIREMENTS
o Computer with internet access o Access to ATI o Recommend using Firefox browser and clearing
your cookies and cache if you are accessing ATI on a laptop or desktop computer
PREPARING THE ASSIGNMENT
View and read any relevant resource material that could help you better understand the concept or solve the
problem(s) given. You can review the module but this is not a priority for this assignment. Log into ATI and select
the “Learn” tab. Click on Skills Modules and title “Nutrition Feeding and Eating”. Click on the “lesson” tab and
then open the “Evidence Based Research” tab at the top of the page. Your instructor will provide guidance on
the best way to submit this assignment.

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DIRECTIONS AND ASSIGNMENT CRITERIA
There are five main topics and the accompanying studies identified under the Evidence Based Practice tab. They
are as follows:
1. Evaluating Nutritional Status
a. Formative evaluation of the feedback component of Children’s and Adolescents’ Nutrition
Assessment and Advice on the Web (CANAA-W) among parents of schoolchildren
b. Validation of the Diet Quality Index for adolescents by comparison with biomarkers, nutrient and
food intakes: the HELENA study
2. Identifying those at risk for malnutrition
a. Beyond malnutrition screening: Appropriate methods to guide nutrition care for aged care
residents
b. Population-specific short-form mini nutritional assessment with body mass index or calf
circumference can predict risk of malnutrition in community-living or institutionalized elderly
people in Taiwan
c. Comparison of the prevalence of malnutrition diagnosis in head and neck, gastrointestinal and lung
cancer patients by three classification methods
3. Malnutrition associated with specific health conditions
a. Malnutrition in a sample of community-dwelling people with Parkinson’s disease
b. Nutritional risk index as a predictor of postoperative wound complications after gastrectomy
c. Risk of malnutrition is associated with mental health symptoms in community living elderly men
and women: The Tromso Study
4. Outcomes associated with nutritional status
a. Role of nutritional status in predicting quality of life outcomes in cancer – a systematic review of
the literature
b. Nutritional support for liver disease
5. Interventions to improve nutritional status
a. Interventions to enhance adherence to dietary advice for preventing and managing chronic
diseases in adults

Please choose one of the topics and identify one study under that topic. Read the study and answer one of
the following questions, according to the topic chosen, in a 2-3 page (not including title and reference page)
summary.
Topic 1 – What methods can be used to assess nutritional status?
Topic 2- What methods can be used to identify those at risk for malnutrition?
Topic 3- What specific health conditions increase the risk of malnutrition?
Topic 4- What associations exist between nutritional status and health outcomes?
Topic 5- What type of interventions improve adherence to recommendations on nutritional intake?
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The Summary must include the following headings (See rubric for criteria under each heading):
a. Introduction and Key Points (10 Points)
b. Article Search (25 Points)
c. Article Findings (25 Points)
d. Evidence for Practice (25 Points)
e. Sharing of Evidence (25 Points)
f. Conclusion (20 Points)
g. APA Style (10 Points)
h. Writing mechanics (10 Points)
Assignment Criteria Points % Description
Pick one of the topics and answer the topic question
along with providing a current research article,
which supports this topic question, and 2-3 page
(not including title and reference page) summary.
The Summary must include the following headings
(See rubric for criteria under each heading):
a. Introduction and Key Points (10 Points)
b. Article Search (25 Points)
c. Article Findings (25 Points)
d. Evidence for Practice (25 Points)
e. Sharing of Evidence (25 Points)
f. Conclusion (20 Points)
g. APA Style (10 Points)
h. Writing mechanics (10 Points)
150 100 *Student grades will be based
on completing ALL criteria
listed and according to the
rubric. Please see rubric for
specific requirement to achieve
full points for this assignment.
Total 150 100
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GRADING RUBRIC
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Assignment
Headings
Points for Heading 1 10 Points 7.5 Points 5 Points 2.5 Points 0 Points
1. Introduction and
Key Points
All 4 criteria met
Choose one of assigned
Topics and Question
Defines the Topic and
Question
States why it is a problem.
Information presented in
logical sequence.
3 of 4 criteria
met
2 of 4 criteria
met
1 of 4 criteria
met
Not done
Points for Heading 2 25 Points 20 Points 15 Points 10 Points 0 Points
2. Article Search All 4 criteria met
-Current and credible
resource
-Database search-terms
and methods
-Number of articles located
-Source outside of ATI
module
3 of 4 criteria
met
2 of 4 criteria
met
1 of 4 criteria
met
Not done
Points for Heading 3 25 Points 20 Points 15 Points 10 Points 0 Points
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3. Article Findings All 4 criteria met
How it addresses the topic
Type of Research conducted
Findings of research
3 of 4 criteria
met
2 of 4 criteria
met
1 of 4 criteria
met
Not done
– Why this article chosen
Points for Heading 4 25 Points 20 Points 15 Points 10 Points 0 Points
4. Evidence for
Practice
All 4 criteria met
Summary of evidence
How it will improve practice
How will this evidence
decrease a gap to practice
Any concerns or
weaknesses located in the
evidence
3 of 4 criteria
met
2 of 4 criteria
met
1 of 4 criteria
met
Not done
Points for Heading 5 25 Points 20 Points 15 Points 10 Points 0 Points
5. Sharing of
Evidence
All 4 criteria met
Who would you share the
information with
How would you share this
information
What resources would you
need to accomplish this
sharing of evidence
Why would it be important
to share this evidence with
the nursing profession
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Points for Heading 6 20 Points 15 Points 10 Points 5 Points 0 Points
6. Conclusion All 4 criteria met
Summarizes the theme of
the paper.
Information presented in
logical sequence.
All key points addressed.
3 of 4 criteria
met
2 of 4 criteria
met
1 of 4 criteria
met
Not done
– Conclusion shows depth
of understanding.
Points for APA 10 Points 7.5 Points 5 Points 2.5 Points 0 Points
7. APA Style All 4 criteria met
APA style used properly for
citations
APA style used properly for
references
APA style used properly for
quotations
All references are cited, and
all citations have
references.
3 of 4 criteria
met
2 of 4 criteria
met
1 of 4 criteria
met
Not done
Points for Writing
Mechanics
10 Points 7.5 Points 5 Points 2.5 Points 0 Points
8. Writing
mechanics
All 4 criteria met
No spelling errors
No grammatical errors,
including verb tense and
word usage
No writing errors, including
sentence structure, and
formatting.
Must be all original work.
3 of 4 criteria
met
2 of 4 criteria
met
1 of 4 criteria
met
Not done
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Total =150 Points Score=
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