Web-Based Healthcare Information Assessment
The web-based healthcare information assessment affords the opportunity to assess healthcare education on the internet. As future professional nurses, it is imperative you provide your clients with appropriate recommendations for credible health information on the internet.
The goal of this assessment is for you to evaluate a website of your choosing (e.g., the American Heart Association the American Diabetes Association or Web MD, Mayo Clinic) following the HONcode criteria (Health on the Net) available in this module’s Reading and Resources folder.
Review the HON (Honor of Code) criteria (https://www.healthonnet.org/HONcode/Conduct.html
https://www.hon.ch/HONcode/Patients/Visitor/visitor.html ), then select a health-based website to review if it meets the standards of HON Code.
For additional details, please refer to the Rubric attached below for further instructions!
UR 305 Website Assessment Guidelines and Rubric The web-based healthcare information assessment affords you the opportunity to assess healthcare education on the internet. As future professional nurses, it is imperative you provide your clients with appropriate recommendations for credible health information on the internet. The goal of this assessment is for you to evaluate a website of your choosing (such as the website of the AHA or ADA) by following the HONcode criteria (Health on the Net) available in the Module Five instructional resources. To successfully complete this assignment, you must complete the following steps:
1. Select a website which discusses a specific disease/disease entity (e.g., AHA, ADA) 2. Utilizing the HONcode criteria for evaluation, discuss each category (see below) showing evidence to support whether the website meets or does not
meet the criteria The evaluation should include the following elements: Web-Based Healthcare Information Assessment
A. Identification of author, credentials, and date of last modification B. A statement concerning confidentiality of data C. References or sources used in updating the website D. Any funding or advertising used (often a policy statement) E. Make sure your review includes an evaluation of the following eight main criteria based on the HONcode criteria:
a. Authoritative b. Complementary c. Privacy d. Attribution e. Justifiability f. Transparency g. Financial disclosure h. Advertising policy
F. Based on the HONcode criteria, discuss whether you as a professional nurse would recommend this site to your patient/family. Guidelines for Submission: Your web assessment should be submitted in the form of a Word document and must be a minimum of 1–2 pages. Formatting should be 12-point Times New Roman font, double-spaced, and one-inch margins. References and in-text citations should use proper APA formatting.
Rubric Critical Elements Exemplary (100%) Proficient (88%) Needs Improvement (70%) Not Evident (0%) Value Identification of
Key Elements Meets “Proficient” criteria and includes exceptional detail and multiple examples to support assessment of each criterion
Identified all of the key elements in their assessment of an online patient education websites using all eight of the HON evaluative criteria without any gaps
Identified most of the key elements in their assessment of an online patient education website using the HON evaluative criteria, but with gaps in detail, or is missing multiple elements in the assessment
Does not identify the key elements in their assessment of an online patient education website using the HON evaluative criteria
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Application of HON Criteria
Meets “Proficient” criteria and includes multiple examples to support application of each criterion and provides thorough support from the literature
Comprehensively applies all eight HON criteria for evaluating websites using evidence from the literature without any gaps
Applies most of the HON criteria for evaluating websites, but missing multiple criteria and lacking evidence from the literature
Does not apply the eight HON criteria for evaluating websites and did not use evidence from the literature
Meets “Proficient” criteria but also includes exceptional details and explanation to support rationale for recommendation
Provides clear recommendation for website with accurate details and explanation to support recommendation
Provides a recommendation for website but lacking sufficient rationale for recommendation or contains some inaccuracies
Does not provide a clear recommendation regarding the website with supporting rationale
Articulation of Response
Submission is free of errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, and organization and is presented in a professional and easy-to-read format
Submission has no major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization
Submission has major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that negatively impact readability and articulation of main ideas
Submission has critical errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that prevent understanding of ideas
Earned Total 100%
Web-Based Healthcare Information Assessment