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.
|Identifying aProblem||Explains setting and/or context in which nursing problem is observed.||_____ / 10|
|Detailed description of problem, issue, or educational deficit provided.||_____ / 10|
|Impact of problem on work environment and patient outcomes described.||_____ / 5|
|Significance to nursing profession discussed.||_____ / 5|
|Solution to the problem identified.||_____ / 10|
|Total||_____ / 40|
|Developing a Question||Identified components of PICOT:P – Population of FocusI – InterventionC – ComparisonO – OutcomeT-Time||_____ / 30|
|Developed PICO question/statement.||_____ / 10|
|Total||_____ / 40|
|Selecting Sources of Literature||Rapid Appraisal Performed (see below) on a minimum of 15 peer-reviewed articles.||_____ / 100|
|Total||_____ / 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?