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Submit your 20-25 page final capstone project that synthesizes the work you completed in the previous four assessments

Introduction

Note: Each assessment in this course builds on the work you completed in the previous assessment. Therefore, you must complete the assessments in this course in the order in which they are presented.

Congratulations! The finish line is in sight for both the capstone project you have been working on all quarter and your Master’s of Science in Nursing program. Take a moment to appreciate all you have accomplished and give yourself a pat on the back; you have earned it!

Your final submission for your capstone project will bring together all of the sections you have worked on throughout this course, as well as the relevant revisions you have made to those sections based on feedback from your instructor, as well as feedback you have received or observations you may have made during your practicum experience. True professionals can learn to strive for continuous improvement in their work and incorporate feedback from colleagues and leaders to help scaffold improvement efforts. As a master’s-level nurse you will be expected to create and implement plans and evaluate their outcomes. Being able to envision a pathway for a project to move from the idea phase all the way through the evaluation phase is a critical skill. By successfully synthesizing the various sections of this project together into one final artifact, you will have demonstrated your competence in this essential skill.

Preparations

· Read 
Guiding Questions: Final Project Submission [DOC]
. This document is designed to give you questions to consider and additional guidance to help you successfully complete this assessment.

· As you prepare to complete this assessment, you may want to think about other related issues to deepen your understanding or broaden your viewpoint. You are encouraged to consider the questions below and discuss them with a fellow learner, a work associate, an interested friend, or a member of your professional community. Note that these questions are for your own development and exploration and do not need to be completed or submitted as part of your assessment.

. What is the most useful skill or concept you learned while pursuing your MSN degree?

. How will you leverage your degree to help you reach your ideal practice career path?

. How will you be able to apply the work you have done on your capstone project to improve your personal practice?

Instructions

Note: The assessments in this course are

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MSN-FP6030 Assessment 5

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MSN-FP6030 Assessment 5

Guiding Questions

Final Project Submission

This document is designed to give you questions to consider and additional guidance to help you successfully complete the Final Project Submission assessment. You may find it useful to use this document as a pre-writing exercise, an outlining tool, or as a final check to ensure that you have sufficiently addressed all the grading criteria for this assessment. This document is a resource to help you complete the assessment. Do not turn in this document as your assessment submission.

Remember, as laid out in the assessment description, the grading criteria will be the program outcomes (POs) for the Master’s of Science in Nursing program. They are reiterated below, and the parts of the final project that correspond to each are indicated throughout.

MSN Program Outcomes

1. Lead organizational change to improve the experience of care, population health, and professional work life while decreasing cost of care.

2. Evaluate the best available evidence for use in clinical and organizational decision making.

3. Apply quality improvement methods to impact patient, population, and systems outcomes.

4. Design patient- and population-centered care to improve health outcomes.

5. Integrate interprofessional care to improve safety and quality and to decrease cost of care.

6. Evaluate the ability of existing and emerging information, communication, and health care technologies to improve safety and quality and to decrease cost of care.

7. Defend health policy that improves the experience of care, population health, and professional work life while decreasing cost of care.

Abstract

Summarize the purpose, approach, and any relevant findings of the final capstone project submission (PO #1).

· What is the purpose of your capstone project?

· What need are you trying to address, and for whom?

· How, in general, did you approach trying to achieve your purpose?

· What were the 1–2 most important results or findings of your capstone project?

Introduction

Summarize your need, target population, and setting (PO #1).

· What is the need you are trying to address with your capstone project?

· Remember, this in an introduction, so this should only be 1–2 sentences, at most.

· What is your target population for your capstone project?

· Remember, this in an introduction, so this should only be 1–2 sentences, at most.

· What is the setting in which your capstone project will be carried out?

· Remember, this in an introduction, so this should only be 1–2 sentences, at most.

Provide a high-level overview of your intervention plan

The population that I will working with will be 18 and older patients (inpatient facility) and the typically length of stay 7-10 days. Issues with placement or resistance to treatment can stay longer and a court hearing will be needed for these patients. Supporting family caregivers, assessing the needs of the family caregiver is important in this setting. Teaching essential skills to family caregivers ( nonverbal signals to look for or at , health care literacy, understanding the disorder, treatment plan, teachable moments that are useful to the caregiver)  Communicating with family caregivers (sharing information, discussion of common goal, family meetings, communication strategies, caregiver education). 

The physical, emotional and financial stress on the caregiver being some patients can’t work and be self-sufficient .Caregiver strengths and limitations so nursing interventions can be put in place to support the limitations. Caregivers cognitive and health status (they have to be healthy themselves to care for others) 

Modifying care plans with collaboration of caregivers (care plans have to be completed with caregiver input and capabilities in place). Working with nurses and social workers to find proper resources for caregiver support. The top five diagnosis on the unit at Jersey City Medical center is Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression, and Borderline Personality Disorder & Psychosis NOS

My plan is to attend virtual family support sessions with social worker 3days a week in the evening, (will see the type of issues the family is having and want to discuss). I will engage in pre-court family prep sessions with nursing leadership (where patients are in court and being committed involuntary against their will) 32 bed facility only involuntary goes to court the unit has 21 beds for involuntary patients and 15 beds for voluntary patients. 

Judge can order long term commitment in a longer facility, discharge home, continues the stay in the inpatient unit at Medical Center. 

I will interview the family support person regarding common themes, etc. Family support person that navigates the family through this process. In my healthcare history I’ve since how stressful caregivers have been to the point where they’ve actually people the patients in live in facilities because of the behaviors. They weren’t capable of taking care of the needs of them. They would be okay but would attack the family, destroy the home, and just were very hard to handle in the home setting. The inpatient unit offer Individual support support groups, network with other families for support