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NURS 6600 Capstone Synthesis Practicum: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

NURS 6600 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Beam, R. J., O'Brien, R. A., & Neal, M. (2010). Reflective practice enhances public health nurse implementation of nurse-family partnership. Public Health Nursing, 27(2), 131–139.  

Black, P. (2010). Formative assessment. In P. Peterson, E. Baker, & B. McGaw (Eds.), International encyclopedia of education (3rd ed., pp. 359–364). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Casey, D. C., & Egan, D. (2010). The use of professional portfolios and profiles for career enhancement. British Journal of Community Nursing, 15(11), 547–552.

Cipriano, P. F., & Murphy, J. (2011). The future of nursing and health IT: The quality elixir. Nursing Economic$, 29(5), 286–289.

Duers, L. E., & Brown, N. (2009). An exploration of student nurses' experiences of formative assessment. Nurse Education Today, 29(6), 654–659.

Forsyth, D. E., Wright, T. L., Scherb, C. A., & Gaspar, P. M. (2010). Disseminating evidence-based practice projects: Poster design and evaluation. Clinical Scholars Review, 3(1), 14–21.

Gantt, L. T. (2013). The effect of preparation on anxiety and performance in summative simulations. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(1), e25–e33.

Jackson, D., Andrew, S., & Cleary, M. (2012). Telling our stories: Writing for publication to enhance reflective and contextualised family and community practice. Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession, 41(1), 2–4.

Jeffress, L., & Lyle, S. D. (2012). Maximizing accessibility of academic publications: Applications of electronic publishing technology. Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 5(4), 257–264.

Matthews, J. H. (2012). Role of professional organizations in advocating for the nursing profession. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 17(1), 1.

McKimm, J., & Swanwick, T. (2009). Setting learning objectives. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 70(7), 406–409.

Murphy, J. (2011). The nursing informatics workforce: Who are they and what do they do? Nursing Economic$, 29(3), 150–153.

Pellegrino, J. W. (2010). Technology and formative assessment. In P. Peterson, E. Baker, & B. McGaw (Eds.), International encyclopedia of education (3rd ed., pp. 42–47). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Price, B. (2010). Disseminating best practice at conferences. Nursing Standard, 24(25), 35–41.

Roberts, D. (2011). 'Pay it forward' through publication. MEDSURG Nursing, 20(3), 112, 122.

Royds, K. (2010). Using reflective practice to learn from good and bad experiences. Learning Disability Practice, 13(5), 20–23.

Russell, C. L., & Ponferrada, L. (2012). How to develop an outstanding conference research abstract. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 39(4), 307–342.

Sawatzky, J. V. (2011). My abstract was accepted—now what? A guide to effective conference presentations. Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 21(2), 37–41.

Shekleton, M. E., Preston, J. C., & Good, L. E. (2010). Growing leaders in a professional membership organization. Journal of Nursing Management, 18(6), 662–668. 

Sørensen, E. E., Delmar, C., & Pedersen, B. D. (2011). Leading nurses in dire straits: Head nurses' navigation between nursing and leadership roles. Journal of Nursing Management, 19(4), 421–430. 

Thompson, T. L. (2011). Electronic portfolios for professional advancement. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 25(4), 169–170.

Warm, D., & Thomas, B. (2011). A review of the effectiveness of the clinical informaticist role. Nursing Standard, 25(44), 35–38.

Wilkinson, J. E., Nutley, S. M., & Davies, H. T. O. (2011). An exploration of the roles of nurse managers in evidence-based practice implementation. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 8(4), 236–246.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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