NURS 4506 | Team Assignment

Nursing Care Plan

Part B & C

Instructions & Rubrics

Part B: Instructions

The purpose of this assignment is to engage your peers in an exploration of a health challenge across the lifespan and its impact on the Canadian health care system. Your team is expected to design and deliver a comprehensive Nursing Care Plan that defines specific nursing diagnosis, goals and interventions for the topic you are assigned.

NURS 4506 Course Learning Outcomes Evaluated in this Assignment:

1.  Develop a plan of care for selected surgical and non-surgical conditions using the nursing process.

2.   Apply principles of assessment, collaborative care, and nursing management of the patient with health challenges across the lifespan.

  • Provide appropriate health teaching strategies that will enhance the client s learning.
  • Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  • Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  • Show respect for the diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.
  • Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  • Takes responsibility for one s own actions, decisions, and consequences.

The grade will apply to the entire group unless it can be proven that a team member did not evenly contribute to the team project (through the DC discussion board only). In this situation, I have the right to assign an appropriate grade ranging from 0-10 marks.)


  1. Group Project Plan 2.5% -Due week 4 � One submission per team in the assignment folder.
  2. Nursing Care Plan 15%- Due week 7-   One submission per team in the assignment folder.
  3. Peer Assessment 2.5%- Due week 7 � Each team member to submit in the assignment folder.

Requirements: Your team is expected to design and deliver a Nursing Care Plan related to your topic.

  1. The following content must be covered:
  • Title page following APA guidelines (tile page, margins, line spacing, format & font)
  • A one-page introduction around the topic (Discuss what is it? Impact on Canadian Health Care system)
  • A one to two-page clinical summary describing your patient profile
  • 5 Nursing diagnosis (Nanda statements) related to the topic (one per team member)
  • You must include one nursing diagnosis on health education/promotion, and psychosocial needs
  • Each nursing diagnosis must have 3 SMART goals (SMART goals must have a date or time for evaluation)
  • Each SMART goal must have 3 nursing interventions
  • Each nursing intervention must be supported by comprehensive referenced nursing rationale minimum 120 words
  • References must include RNAO BPG Strategies to Support Self-Management in Chronic conditions, for a minimum of 10 current references in total.  The use of nurse s lab, blogs, Web MD, or references with n.d will result in a grade of zero.
  • Each individual nursing diagnosis must be supported by 3 or more different scholarly references
  • A one-page conclusion discussing your NCP
  • Reference page following APA guidelines
  • The expectation is that the use of direct quotes will be limited throughout the care plan. It is best practice to paraphrase were possible.

Part B: NCP Rubric

Part C: Peer & Self Evaluation

This mark will determine your peer�s evaluation towards the team project 5%. Each person will evaluate his or her individual performance, along with each team member on a scale of 0-4.

RATING SCALE: 0= 0% 1= 25% 2= 50% 3= 75% 4= 100%

Team members will confidentially complete their evaluation form and submit to the assignment folder.