In Module Three, you analyzed a given program and wrote a critique to compare the expected and actual outcomes, the effectiveness, and the improvement areas of the program.
In this assignment, you will critique a health or healthcare program from the literature. Before you begin working on this assignment, please visit the module Resources section and explore the provided program critique reading resource. Then, analyze the resource requirements of the given program and provide justification for the inclusion or exclusion of resources used in the program. Also, offer suggestions for improving the program’s resource use.
This assignment will help you analyze the flaws, shortfalls, or both in resource planning and understand how to avoid or address them. It will also help you consider the risks and benefits of a program and the positive and negative impacts a program may have on a person (patient or staff member), a group or department, and an organization.
Write a program critique analysis that critically examines a health or healthcare program intended to meet a specific health need.
Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:
Note that all the claims in your deliverable should be evidence based. Your citations should be from your independent search for evidence (not from the scenario, textbook, or module resources) of credible sources and be current within the last five years. You are required to cite a minimum of two sources overall. Refer to the Shapiro Library Guide: Nursing—Graduate located in the Start Here section of the course for additional support. If you need writing support, access the Online Writing Center through the Academic Support module of your course.
Your submission should be a 2- to 3-page Word document. Also include a title page. Use 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and one-inch margins. Sources should be cited according to APA style.
The following resources support your work on the assignment:
Document: Program Critique Guide
Review this document to help you understand the difference between criticism and critiquing. This review will help you complete your program critique assignment.
Template: Program Critique Template
Review this document to help you complete your program critique assignment. You are not required to submit this template for grading, but it is highly recommended that you use this document to organize your thoughts and claims for your program critique assignment.