Identifying Those At Risk For Malnutrition

Review article: 

· Tsai, A., Chang, T., Wang, Y., & Liao, C. (2010). Population-specific short-form mini nutritional assessment with body mass index or calf circumference can predict risk of malnutrition in community-living or institutionalized elderly people in taiwan. Journal American Dietetic Association, 110(9), 1328-1334. doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2010.06.003. PMID: 20800124.

·  Platek, M. E., Popp, J. V., Possinger, C. S., Denysschen, C. A., Horvath, P., & Brown, J. K. (2011). Comparison of the prevalence of malnutrition diagnosis in head and neck, gastrointestinal, and lung cancer patients by 3 classification methods. Cancer Nursing, 34(5), 410–416. https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0b013e318206b013.

· What methods can be used to identify those at risk for malnutrition?

Please follow the instructions/rubric.

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Purpose

NR449 Evidence-Based Practice

Skills Module: Nutrition

To encourage critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration through the use of evidence-based practice studies.

Course outcomes: This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes. CO 1: Examine the sources of knowledge that contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO 7)

CO 2: Apply research principles to the interpretation of the content of published research studies. (POs 4 and 8) CO 3: Identify ethical issues common to research involving human subjects. (PO 6)

CO 4: Evaluate published nursing research for credibility and clinical significance related to evidence-based practice. (POs 4 and 8)

CO 5: Recognize the role of research findings in evidence-based practice. (POs 7 and 8)

Due date: Your faculty member will inform you when this assignment is due. The Late Assignment Policy applies to this assignment.

Total points possible: 150 points

Preparing the assignment

Follow these guidelines when completing this assignment. Speak with your faculty member if you have questions.

1. Computer with internet access.

2. Recommend using Firefox browser and clearing your cookies and cache if you are accessing ATI on laptop or desktop computer.

3. Log into ATI, “My ATI”, and select the “Apply” tab. Click on Skills Module 3.0 and title “Nutrition.” Click on

the “Begin Lesson” tab. Open the “Evidence-Based Research” tab on the left side.

4. There is one (1) study under the Evidence-Based Practice tab. You may review the entire module, but this is not a priority for this assignment. Other main topics and accompanying studies are listed in the table below.

5. Choose one of the main topics from the table and then choose one (1) article for review under that main topic.

Read the article chosen and answer one (1) of the topic questions listed below.

· What methods can be used to assess nutritional status?

· What methods can be used to identify those at risk for malnutrition?

· What specific health conditions increase the risk of malnutrition?

· What associations exist between nutritional status and health outcomes?

· What type of interventions improve adherence to recommendations on nutritional intake?

Create a 2-3 page summary which supports the topic question. Provide a current research article (less than 5 years). The 2-3 page limit does not include title and reference pages.

Main Topic: Person-centered feeding care.Article for review:· Bell, C., Lopez, R., Mahendra, N., Tamai, A., Davis, J., Amella, E., & Masaki, K. (2016). Person-centered feeding care: A protocol to re-introduce oral feeding for nursing home patients with tube feeding. Journal of Nutrition & Health Aging, 20(6), 621-627. doi:10.1007/s12603-016-0699-9.
Main Topic: Evaluating nutritional status.Articles for review:· Vereecken, C., Covents, M., Maes, L., & Moyson, T. (2013). Formative evaluation of the feedback component of children’s and adolescents’ nutrition assessment and advice on the web (CANAA-W) among parents of school children. Public Health Nutrition, 16(1), 15-26.doi:10.1017/S1368980012003448.· Vyncke, K, Cruz, Fernandez E., Fajó-Pascual, M., Cuenca-García, M., De Keyzer, W., Gonzalez-Gross. M., Moreno, L., Beghin, L., Breidenassel, C., Kersting, M., Albers, U., Diethelm, K., Mouratidou, T., Grammatikaki, E., Vriedt, T., Marcos, A., Bammann, K., Bornhortst, C., Leclercq, C., Manios, Y….Huybrechts, I. (2013). Validation of the diet quality index for adolescents by comparison with biomarkers, nutrient and food intakes: the HELENA study. British Journal of Nutrition, 109(11), 2067-78. doi:10.1017/S000711451200414X.
Main Topic: Identifying those at risk for malnutrition.Articles for review:· Isenring, E., Banks, M., Ferguson, M., & Bauer, J. (2012). Beyond malnutrition screening: Appropriate methods to guide nutrition care for aged care residents. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 112(3), 376-381. doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2011.09.038.· Tsai, A., Chang, T., Wang, Y., & Liao, C. (2010). Population-specific short-form mini nutritional assessment with body mass index or calf circumference can predict risk of malnutrition in community-living or institutionalized elderly people in taiwan. Journal American Dietetic Association, 110(9), 1328-1334. doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2010.06.003. PMID: 20800124.· Platek, M. E., Popp, J. V., Possinger, C. S., Denysschen, C. A., Horvath, P., & Brown, J. K. (2011). Comparison of the prevalence of malnutrition diagnosis in head and neck, gastrointestinal, and lung cancer patients by 3 classification methods. Cancer Nursing, 34(5), 410–416. https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0b013e318206b013.
Main Topic: Malnutrition associated with specific health conditions.Articles for review:· Sheard, J., Ash., S., Mellick, G., Silburn, P., & Kerr, G. (2013). Malnutrition in a sample of community-dwelling people with Parkinson’s disease. Public Library of Science, 8(1), e53290. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053290.· Cheong, A., Oh, D., Seung, J., Min, G., C., Jae, H., Tae Sung, S., Jae, J., & Sung, K. (2012). Nutritional risk index as a predictor of postoperative wound complications after gastrectomy. World Journal Gastroenterology, 18(7), 673-678. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i7.673.· Kvamme., J., Groni., O., Florholmen, J., & Jacobsen, B. (2011). Risk of malnutrition is associated with mental health symptoms in community living elderly men and women: The tromso study. BioMedical Central Psychiatry, 11(112). doi:10.1186/1471-244X-11-112.
Main Topic: Outcomes associated with nutritional status.Articles for review:· Lis, C., Gupta, D., Lammersfeld, C., Markman, M., & Vashi, P. (2012). Role of nutritional status in predicting quality of life outcomes in cancer – a systematic review of the literature. Nutrition Journal, 11, 27. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-11-27.· Koretz, R., Avenell , A., & Lipman, T. (2012). Nutritional support for liver disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue 5. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008344.pub2.
Main Topic: Interventions to improve nutritional status.Article for review:· Desroches, S., Lapointe, A., Ratté, S., Gravel, K., Légaré, F., & Turcotte, S. (2013). Interventions to enhance adherence to dietary advice for preventing and managing chronic diseases in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue 2. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008722.pub2.

6. The Summary must include the following headings (see rubric for criteria under each heading):

a. Introduction and Key Points (10 Points)

· Choose one of the assigned topics and identifies one of the questions

· Defines the topic and question

· States why it is a problem

· Information presented in logical sequence

b. Article Search (25 Points)

· Current (less than 5 years) and credible resource

· Database search – terms and methods used

· Number of articles located

· Source outside of ATI module used

c. Article Findings (25 Points)

· How it addresses the topic

· Type of research conducted

· Findings of research

· Why this article was chosen

d. Evidence for Practice (25 Points)

· Summary of evidence

· How it will improve practice

· How this evidence will decrease a gap to practice

· Any concerns or weaknesses located in the evidence

e. Sharing of Evidence (25 Points)

· Who would you share the information with?

· How would you share this information?

· What resources would you need to accomplish this sharing of evidence?

· Why would it be important to share this evidence with the nursing profession?

f. Conclusion (20 Points)

· Summarizes the theme of the paper

· Information presented in logical sequence

· All key points addressed

· Conclusion shows depth of understanding of topic

g. APA Style (10 Points)

· APA style used properly for citations

· APA style used properly for references

· APA style used properly for quotations

· All references are cited, and all citations have references

*NOTE: Must adhere to current APA guidelines and formatting.

h. Writing Mechanics (10 Points)

· No spelling errors

· No grammatical errors, including verb tense and word usage

· No writing errors, including sentence structure, and formatting

· Must be all original work

7. Your instructor will provide guidance on the best way to submit this assignment.

For writing assistance (APA, formatting, or grammar), visit the APA Citation and Writing page in the online library.

( NR449 Evidence-Based Practice Skills Module: Nutrition, Feeding, & Eating Guidelines )

Please note that your instructor may provide you with additional assessments in any form to determine that you fully understand the concepts learned in the review module.

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Grading Rubric Criteria are met when the student’s application of knowledge demonstrates achievement of the outcomes for this assignment.

Assignment Section and Required Criteria(Points possible/% of total points available)Highest Level of PerformanceHigh Level of PerformanceSatisfactory Level of PerformanceUnsatisfactory Level of PerformanceSection not present in paper
Introduction and Key Points (10 points)10 points8 points7 points4 points0 points
Required criteria1. Choose one of the assigned topics and identifies one of the questions2. Defines the topic and question3. States why it is a problem4. Information presented in logical sequenceIncludes 4 requirements for section.Includes 3 requirements for section.Includes 2 requirements for section.Includes 1 requirement for section.No requirements for this section presented.
Article Search (25 points)25 points22 points20 points10 points0 points
Required criteria1. Current (less than 5 years) and credible resource2. Database search – terms and methods used3. Number of articles located4. Source outside of ATI module usedIncludes 4 requirements for section.Includes 3 requirements for section.Includes 2 requirements for section.Includes 1 requirement for section.No requirements for this section presented.
Article Findings (25 points)25 points22 points20 points10 points0 points
Required criteria1. How it addresses the topic2. Type of research conducted3. Findings of research4. Why this article was chosenIncludes 4 requirements for section.Includes 3 requirements for section.Includes 2 requirements for section.Includes 1 requirement for section.No requirements for this section presented.
Evidence for Practice (25 points)25 points22 points20 points10 points0 points
Required Criteria1. Summary of evidence2. How it will improve practice3. How this evidence will decrease a gap to practice4. Any concerns or weaknesses located in the evidenceIncludes 4 requirements for section.Includes 3 requirements for section.Includes 2 requirements for section.Includes 1 requirement for section.No requirements for this section presented.
Sharing of Evidence (25 points)25 points22 points20 points10 points0 points
Required Criteria1. Who would you share the information with?Includes 4 requirements forIncludes 3 requirements forIncludes 2 requirements forIncludes 1 requirement forNo requirements for this section

( NR449 Evidence-Based Practice Skills Module: Nutrition, Feeding, & Eating Guidelines )

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Assignment Section and Required Criteria(Points possible/% of total points available)Highest Level of PerformanceHigh Level of PerformanceSatisfactory Level of PerformanceUnsatisfactory Level of PerformanceSection not present in paper
2. How would you share this information?3. What resources would you need to accomplish this sharing of evidence?4. Why would it be important to share this evidence with the nursing profession?section.section.section.section.presented.
Conclusion (20 points)20 points18 points17 points10 points0 points
Required Criteria1. Summarizes the theme of the paper2. Information presented in logical sequence3. All key points addressed4. Conclusion shows depth of understanding of topicIncludes 4 requirements for section.Includes 3 requirements for section.Includes 2 requirements for section.Includes 1 requirement for section.No requirements for this section presented.
APA Style (10 points)10 points8 points7 points4 points0 points
Required criteria1. APA style used properly for citations2. APA style used properly for references3. APA style used properly for quotations4. All references are cited, and all citations have references*NOTE: Must adhere to current APA guidelines and formatting.Includes 4 requirements for section.Includes 3 requirements for section.Includes 2 requirements for section.Includes 1 requirement for section.No requirements for this section presented.
Writing Mechanics (10 points)10 points8 points6 points4 points0 points
Required criteria1. No spelling errors2. No grammatical errors, including verb tense and word usage3. No writing errors, including sentence structure, and formatting4. Must be all original workIncludes 4 requirements for section.Includes 3 requirements for section.Includes 2 requirements for section.Includes 1 requirement for section.No requirements for this section presented.
Total Points Possible = 150 points

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