Capstone Educating Staff


Capstone Project Milestone 3: Educating Staff: Implementing Change Guidelines


The purpose of this assignment is to create the Educating Staff: Implementing Change Project PowerPoint presentation. Your plan is to educate the staff that will be involved in the pilot program. You will need to educate them on the problem, show the supporting evidence, and how your pilot plan will be implemented.

Course Outcomes

This assignment enables the student to meet the following Course Outcomes.

CO2: Proposes leadership and collaboration strategies for use with consumers and other healthcare providers in managing care and/or delegating responsibilities for health promotion, illness prevention, health restoration and maintenance, and rehabilitative activities. (PO2)

CO3: Communicates effectively with patient populations and other healthcare providers in managing the healthcare of individuals, families, aggregates, and communities. (PO3)

CO7: Integrates the professional role of leader, teacher, communicator, and manager of care to plan cost-effective, quality healthcare to consumers in structured and unstructured settings. (PO7)

Due Date

Milestone 3 consists of the PowerPoint presentation Educating Staff: Implementing Change Project. Submit the PowerPoint file by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT by the end of Week 6.


Milestone 3 is worth 200 points.

You are required to use the assignment specific item(s) (article/systematic review/topic/form/templates) or you will earn a “0” for the assignment. In addition, assignments that do not follow the current guidelines or use the required item, as defined above, will be evaluated for evidence of an academic integrity violation.

After the due date, there will be no opportunity for revision or resubmission of assignments that have been uploaded to the submission area. This includes blank, incomplete, incorrect file, and/or incorrect file format documents. It is your responsibility to submit the correct completed assignment in the correct format to the correct submission area. Your last submission before the due date will be graded. You may not resubmit after the due date with a different file and incur a late deduction per the Late Assignment policy.


Below is a tutorial with tips on completing this assignment. Click to view an audio transcript (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

Create an educational presentation for staff before the launch of your change project. This should inform the staff of the problem, your potential solution, and their role in change project.

The format for this proposal will be a PowerPoint presentation.

Tutorial: For those not familiar with the development of a PowerPoint slideshow, the following link to the Microsoft website may be helpful. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. The Chamberlain Student Success Strategies (SSPRNBSN) offers a module on Computer Literacy that contains a section on PowerPoint. You can access SSPRNBSN from your Canvas course list.

The length of the PowerPoint presentation should be 15-20 slides; excluding the title and reference slides.

Below are the main topics or bullet points for your slides:

Title slide

Description of the Ace Star change model that you have used for this project.

Practice Issue (Using the one of the required articles)

Scope of the problem—use basic statistics from what you know of the problem in your work area.

Your team/stakeholders

Evidence to support your need for change—from your Evidence Summary

Action Plan

Timeline for the plan

The nurse’s role and responsibility in the pilot program

Procedure (what steps are to be taken to complete this change process, from start to finish?)

Forms that will be used (if applicable)

Resources available to the staff—including yourself



Citations and References must be included to support the information within each topic area. Refer to the APA manual, Chapter 7, for examples of proper reference format. Citations are to be noted for all information contained in your paper that is not your original idea or thought. Ask yourself, “How do I know this?” and then cite the source. Scholarly sources are expected, which means choose peer-reviewed journals and credible websites.


Application: Use Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 (or later version), or Windows and Office 2011 (or later version) for MAC. You may download a FREE copy of Office 365 from the student portal at . Click on the envelope at the top of the page.

Length: The PowerPoint slide show is expected to be between 15-20 slides in length (not including the title slide and reference list slides).

Submission: Submit your by 11:59 p.m. Sunday by the end of Week 6.

Late Submission: See the Policies on late submissions.

Tutorial: For those not familiar with the development of a PowerPoint slideshow, the following link to the Microsoft website may be helpful. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. The Chamberlain Student Success Strategies (CCSSS) offers a module on Computer Literacy that contains a section on PowerPoint. The link to SSP CCSSS may be found under your course list in the student portal.

Best Practices in Preparing a PowerPoint Presentation

The following are best practices in preparing this presentation.

Be creative.

Incorporate graphics, clip art, or photographs to increase interest.

Make easy to read with short bullet points and large font.

Use speaker notes (found under the section View and “Notes” in the PowerPoint template you choose. These are for your personal use to use as a reference if you are giving your presentation to an audience and they help faculty identify what you will speak to your audience about.

Review directions thoroughly.

Cite all sources within the slides with (author, year) as well as on the Reference slide.

Proofread prior to final submission.

Spell check for spelling and grammar errors prior to final submission.

**Academic Integrity Reminder**

Chamberlain College of Nursing values honesty and integrity. All students should be aware of the Academic Integrity policy and follow it in all discussions and assignments.

By submitting this assignment, I pledge on my honor that all content contained is my own original work except as quoted and cited appropriately. I have not received any unauthorized assistance on this assignment.