When considering the improvement of an organizational challenge as the focus and topic of a doctoral capstone project, you’ll need to evaluate whether it has the necessary characteristics and elements for EBP improvement and whether it meets Capella University requirements.
Critically analyze each of the identified organizational challenges you identified in Week 3 and compare them with Capella University’s criteria for an approvable doctoral capstone topic and project and with elements needed for the application of EBP improvement. Then, make a case for focusing on one challenge as the best opportunity for EBP improvement in a potential doctoral capstone project.
The assignment requirements, outlined below, correspond to the scoring guide criteria, so be sure to address each main point. Read the performance-level descriptions for each criterion to see how your work will be assessed. In addition, note the additional requirements for document format, length, and supporting evidence.
Describe the characteristics of a professional doctorate and doctoral capstone project.
Compare professional activities and roles for individuals with a DHA or DrPH degree compared to a PhD degree.
Delineate the differences and similarities between a DHA or DrPH capstone project and a PhD dissertation.
Describe three major characteristics of a doctoral capstone project.
Critically analyze the potential of evidence-based improvement to mitigate the negative impact of each of the three identified organizational challenges.
Describe the appropriateness of applying the EBP process to mitigate the negative impact of the identified challenges.
Summarize the quality of available research evidence to support a potential project focused on mitigating the negative impact of the identified challenges.
Describe how the EBP process could facilitate improvements that mitigate the negative impact of the challenges in a short period of time.
Determine the extent to which a project focused on mitigating the negative impact of each of the three organizational challenges meets Capella University criteria for a doctoral capstone project.
Outline what a doctoral capstone project is and what it is not, according to Capella University criteria for a doctoral capstone project.
Describe how the application of existing knowledge to mitigate the negative impact of the challenges aligns with your program and specialization and contributes to your field.
Summarize Capella University criteria that would be met by a doctoral capstone project focused on mitigating the negative impact of the challenges.
Argue for the potential success and approval of a doctoral capstone project focused on the evidence-based improvement of one challenge the organization is facing.
Describe how the evidence-based improvement of one challenge meets professional doctorate, EBP, and university standards and criteria.
Write concisely and directly, using active voice.
Apply APA style and formatting to scholarly writing.