Give a brief definition of nursing research and evidenced-based research. Explain differences and similarities. Remember to use references.
Role of Research (graded)
Why should nurses incorporate research? What trends have created a push for nursing practice based on evidence? Remember to use references.
Describe a Significant Clinical Issue (graded)
Reflect on your practice and identify a significant clinical issue that you would like to search for evidence in online sources. This issue will be the basis for the Research Database Assignment that you will submit Week 4. Describe what makes your issue significant, for example, the seriousness, the number of people affected, the gaps in knowledge, and so forth. Remember to integrate references.
Formulate Searchable Clinical Questions (graded)
Read the assigned case study and formulate searchable, clinical questions in the PICO(T) format. There are several potential questions that could be asked. Identify if the focus of your question is assessment, etiology, treatment, or prognosis. Remember to integrate references.