Create a 3-5-page annotated bibliography and summary based on your research related to best practices
addressing one of the health care problems or issues in the Assessment Topic Areas media piece faced by a
health care organization that is of interest to you.
In your professional life, you will need to find credible evidence to support your decisions and your plans of
action. You will want to keep abreast of best practices to help your organization adapt to the ever-changing
health care environment. Being adept at research will help you find the information you need. For this
assessment, you will review the Assessment Topic Areas media piece and select one of the health care
problems or issues to research a current health care problem or issue faced by a health care organization that
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the course competencies
through the following assessment scoring guide criteria:
Competency 1: Apply information literacy and library research skills to obtain scholarly information in the field
of health care.
Identify academic peer-reviewed journal articles relevant to a health care problem or issue and describe the
criteria used for the literature search.
Competency 2: Apply scholarly information through critical thinking to solve problems in the field of health care.
Assess the credibility and relevance of information sources.
Summarize what was learned from developing an annotated bibliography.
Analyze academic peer-reviewed journal articles using the annotated bibliography organizational format.
Competency 4: Write for a specific audience, in appropriate tone and style, in accordance with Capella’s writing
Summarize a health care problem or issue and describe a personal interest in it and experience with it.
Write clearly and logically, with correct use of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
Write following APA style for in-text citations, quotes, and references.
Note: The requirements outlined below correspond to the grading criteria in the scoring guide. At a minimum,
be sure to address each point. In addition, you are encouraged to review the performance-level descriptions for
each criterion to see how your work will be assessed.
For this assessment, research best practices related to a current health care problem. Your selected problem
or issue will be utilized again in Assessment 3. To explore your chosen topic, you should use the first two steps
of the Socratic Problem-Solving Approach to aid your critical thinking.
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