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Evaluating a Website for Credibility Exercise Preshous Smith Evaluating A Website for Credibility Purpose This exercise is intended to help you identify and evaluate a website for credibility so you will be able to identify scholarly websites that can be used for patient and professional resources. (This assignment is ungraded but will help you have a clear understanding of a credible website.) Course Outcomes Through this exercise, the student will demonstrate the ability to: (CO#1) Demonstrate effective verbal, written, and technological communication using legal and ethical standards for transferring knowledge. (PO 3) (CO #4) Analyze data from relevant sources to inform the delivery of care. (PO 4) Directions: Review the lesson on Evaluation of a Website and view the tutorial by the National Library of Medicine on evaluating website credibility. Using these five criteria, examine the following websites to determine whether the website is considered as credible for use in patient and/or professional resources. You may e-mail this worksheet to your instructor for review. 1. Authority 2. Information 3. Objectivity 4. Ease of Navigation 5. Privacy and Security Policies Websites to evaluate: American Association of Critical Care Nurses www.aacn.org 1. Authority: Has contact information- National Office Mailing Address: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 101 Columbia Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-4109 2. Information: I did not see a date but the site provides comprehensive reviews of each topic 3. Objectivity: Their vision is to create a healthcare system driven by the needs of patients and families where acute and critical care nurses make their optimal contribution 4/16 sw
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