Develop a searchable question using the PICOT format. (The question is a single statement identifying the components of PICOT.)
Refer to Developing a Question and Topic 1: Checklist.
NRS-441V: Capstone Project
Developing a Question
Recall the components of PICOT from your research course:
(P) Population of Focus
Identify each of the components in relation to your topic.
Then develop a PICO question/statement.
Examples of PICO questions/statements:
In adult cardiac surgery patients experiencing post-operative pain (P) immediately following surgery (P) is morphine (I) or fentanyl (C) administered intravenously more effective in reducing postoperative pain (O)?
For immune-compromised patients 50 years and older (P) does the use of pneumonia vaccine (I) reduce the future risk of pneumonia (O) compared with patients who have not received the vaccine (C)?
Prepare for the capstone project by listening to the audio interview Capstone: Planning Your Project.
Preview and utilize the Topic 1 Checklist. This resource will assist you in organizing your work and will provide additional information regarding the assignment.
Consider the clinical environment in which you are currently working or have recently worked. Collaborate with a leader or educator in the clinical environment to identify a problem issue or educational deficit upon which to build a proposal for change.
In a paper of no more than 800 words describe the nature of the problem issue or educational deficit. Include the following in your discussion:
Prepare for the capstone project by listening to the audio interview Capstone: Planning Your Project located athttp://lc.gcumedia.com/zwebassets/courseMaterialPages/nrs441v_capstone.php.
Review Topic 1: Checklist. This resource will assist you in organizing your work and will provide additional information regarding the assignment.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
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