Hallmark Assignment: Final Paper


  • You will review various issues and trends in Contemporary Nursing Practice linked to your chosen topic. Within this context, reflect on the objectives below and develop an 8-10-page scholarly paper (no including references) stating how you have met the outcomes of this course.

Hypothetical Scenario – I’ve had experience working as both a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in various long-term care facilities across San Diego. One common issue I’ve observed among the elderly population is the prevalence of (UTIs) among the residents.


  1. Demonstrate understanding and competence in making decisions in nursing which will promote client-centered care, taking into consideration ethical, clinical, cultural, spiritual, and political implications.
  2. Demonstrate intentional learning with reflection as it relates to decision-making in nursing.
  3. Understand processes of making decisions in nursing, and apply evidence in supporting concepts and processes which relate to practice.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of how decision-making in nursing practice relates to clinical reasoning and critical thinking, taking into consideration the many facets of decision-making in nursing.
  5. Demonstrate leadership in organizational, local, and global environments as it relates to decision-making in nursing.
  6. Communicate effectively and therapeutically, with and without the use of technology, while making decisions in nursing practice.
  7. Propose evidence-based, culturally-competent nursing care which promotes standard safe practices along with error and hazard prevention and quality improvement practices.
  8. Participate as a collaborative team member in understanding and implementing client care, and in promoting the health of clients while making decisions as nurses in practice.

Final Project – a scholarly paper is to be written on the achievement of the eight outcomes above associated. The student must write an APA formatted paper on meeting the course outcomes listed above in third person. Include an Introduction, Headings for each outcomes and references.