Paper Order or Assignment Requirements
Locate a minimum of 15 peer-reviewed articles that describe the problem or issue and that support the proposed solution. Eight of the 15 articles must be research-based (e.g. a study which is qualitative quantitative descriptive or longitudinal).
Hint: Begin your search for literature by utilizing the databases with articles related to your PICO topic
Preview each of the 15 articles chosen by reading the article abstracts and summaries.
Hint: Article abstracts and summaries provide a concise description of the topic research outcomes and significance of findings.
Hint: Refer to Topic 1: Checklist.
Perform a rapid brief appraisal of each article by answering the following questions (one to two sentences are sufficient to answer each question):
1.How does each article describe the nature of the problem issue or deficit you have identified?
2.Does each article provide statistical information to demonstrate the gravity of the issue problem or deficit?
3.What are example(s) of morbidity mortality and rate of incidence or rate of occurrence in the general population?
4.Does each article support your proposed change?
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines
Due Date: Jan 25 2015 17:00 EST
Please remember to choose articles related to the PICO topic. I have include a attachment which identifies the PICO topic. These 15 articles will be used in future related assignments towards Nursing Capstone Project that I will order .
Topic 1: Checklist
Identifying a Problem Developing a Question and Selecting Sources of Literature
This checklist is designed to help students organize the weekly exercises/assignments to be completed as preparation for the final capstone project proposal. This checklist will also serve as a communication tool between students and faculty. Comments feedback and grading for modules 1-4 will be documented using this checklist.Topic
Points Identifying a
Explains setting and/or context in which nursing problem is observed._____ / 10Detailed description of problem issue or educational deficit provided._____ / 10Impact of problem on work environment and patient outcomes described.
_____ / 5Significance to nursing profession discussed._____ / 5Solution to the problem identified._____ / 10Total
_____ / 40Developing a QuestionIdentified components of PICOT:P Population of Focus
T-Time_____ / 30Developed PICO question/statement._____ / 10Total
_____ / 40Selecting Sources of LiteratureRapid Appraisal Performed (see below) on a minimum of 15 peer-reviewed articles._____ / 100Total
_____ / 100
Perform a rapid appraisal of each article by answering the following questions (one to two sentences are sufficient to answer each question):How does each article describe the nature of the problem issue or deficit you have identified?
Does each article provide statistical information to demonstrate the gravity of the issue problem or deficit?
Example(s): morbidity mortality rate of incidence or rate of occurrence in the general population.
Does each article support your proposed change?