Week 8: Signature Assignment – Evidence-Based Project ProposalWeb Page Points: 200 | Due Date: Week 8, Day 7 | CLO: 2, 5 | Grade Category: Assignments Assignment Prompt The purpose of the signature assignment is for students to apply the research and EBP concepts they have learned in this course and develop a framework for the initial steps of the students capstone project. The assignment allows the student to initiate the steps for planning, researching, and developing an evidence-based practice intervention project proposal. On or before Day 7, of week eight each student will submit his or her final proposal paper to the week eight assignment link in D2L. This formal paper will include and expand upon work completed thus far in prior assignments. Essential Components of the Final Project Proposal will include: Introduction Provide an introduction to your topic or project. The introduction gives the reader an accurate, concrete understanding what the project will cover and what can be gained from the implementation of this project. Overview of the Problem Discuss the problem, why the problem is worth exploring, and the potential contribution of the proposed project to the discipline of nursing. Project Purpose Statement Provide a declarative sentence or two which summarizes the specific topic and goals of the project. Background and Significance State the importance of the problem and emphasize what is innovative about your proposed project. Discuss the potential impact of your project on your anticipated results to the betterment of health and/or health outcomes. PICOt formatted Clinical Project Question(s) Provide the Population, Intervention, Comparison, Expected Outcomes and Timeframe for the proposed project. Literature Review Provide the key terms used to guide a search for evidence and discuss at least five (5) summaries of relevant, credible, recent, evidence-based research studies to support the project proposal. Critical Appraisal of Literature Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the evidence, what is known from the evidence and what gaps in evidence were found from the appraisal of evidence-based research studies. Develop an EBP Standard Describe two to three interventions (or a bundle of care) from the evidence and discuss how individual patient preferences or the preferences of others will be considered. Implications Summarize the potential contributions of the proposed project for nursing research, education, and practice. Conclusion The outline/template for this assignment can be located here. Please use/follow. Expectations Due: Monday, 11:59 pm PT Length: A minimum of 8 pages and a maximum of 10 pages (excluding the title and reference pages) Format: Formal scholarly paper in APA 7th ed format Reference Citations: A minimum of five, recent (past five years), peer-reviewed scholarly references cited in APA 7th ed format. Filename: Save the file with Student First Name_Last Name_Sig Assignment note: PICOT questions in the early stage of the appraisal process, and they were trying to answer a few questions, Do bedridden residents (P) with every two hours repositioning (I) compared to the ones with less repositioning (C) benefit from developing less or no bedsores (O) over a 90-day period (T)? For more information on EBP read this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EBP
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