SIM440-19A Evidence-Based Practice and Case Management

SIM440-19A Evidence-Based Practice and Case Management
SIM440-19A Evidence-Based Practice and Case Management
Activity 5
Evidence-Based Practice and Case Management
Using your chosen chronic illness from the list below,

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Diabetes Mellitus type 2
Childhood Asthma

you will explore the use of evidence-based practice and how it is incorporated into case management patient care guidelines and pathways.

Identify and discuss current best practices. Address the importance of basing case management on current evidence.
Identify and evaluate published guidelines.
Identify and discuss clinical pathways and how they relate to your chosen illness.

Reading and Resources

Pizzi, Michael A,PhD., O.T.R./L. (2014). Promoting health, wellness, and quality of life at the end of life: Hospice interdisciplinary perspectives on creating a good death. Journal of Allied Health, 43(4), 212-20.
Annicka G M van der,Plas, Vissers, K. C., Francke, A. L., Donker, G. A., Jansen, W. J. J., Deliens, L., & Onwuteaka-Philipsen, B. (2015). Involvement of a case manager in palliative care reduces hospitalisations at the end of life in cancer patients; A mortality follow-back study in primary care. PLoS One, 10(7)
Meyer, Star,R.N., B.S.N. (2012). Care management role in end-of-life discussions. Care Management Journals, 13(4), 180-3.
Review the National Committee for Quality Assurance certification criteria.

Additional Instructions:

All submissions should have a title page and reference page.
Utilize a minimum of two scholarly resources.
Adhere to grammar, spelling and punctuation criteria.
Adhere to APA compliance guidelines.
Adhere to the chosen Submission Option for Delivery of Activity guidelines.

Submission Options

Choose One:


4 page paper. Include title and reference pages.


Collaboration for Improving Outcomes– Evidence-Based Practice and Case Management

Description: The baccalaureate graduate nurse will integrate evidence, clinical judgement, interprofessional perspectives, and patient preferences in planning, implementing, and evaluating outcomes of care.

Course Competency: 4) Coordinate the care of individuals across the lifespan utilizing principles and knowledge of interdisciplinary models of care delivery and case management.

QSEN Competencies: 1) Patient-Centered Care 2) Teamwork and Collaboration 3) Evidence- Based Practice

BSN Essential III

Gold Mastery
Silver Proficient
Bronze Acceptable
Acceptable Mastery not Demonstrated

Identify and discuss best practices
Identify and discuss best practices.
Identifies best practices and
minimally discusses
Identifies best practices
but does not discuss
Does not address section

Evaluates published guidelines
Evaluates published guidelines
Interprets published guidelines
Lists published guidelines
Does not address section

Appraises clinical pathways
Appraises clinical pathways
Interprets clinical pathways
Lists clinical pathways
Does not address section

APA, Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation
No errors in APA, Spelling, and Punctuation.
One to three errors in APA, Spelling, and Punctuation.
Four to six errors in APA,
Spelling, and Punctuation.
Seven or more errors in APA, Spelling, and Punctuation.

Provides two or more references.
Provides two references.
Provides one references.
Provides no references.

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