[SOLVED] capstone project
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.””
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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””.
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:
- The setting and/or context in which the problem, issue, or educational deficit can be observed.
- Detailed description of the problem, issue, or educational deficit.
- Impact of the problem, issue, or educational deficit on the work environment, the quality of care provided by staff, and patient outcomes.
- Gravity of the problem, issue, or educational deficit and its significance to nursing.
- Proposed solution to address the problem, issue, or educational deficit.
Prepare for the capstone project by listening to the audio interview, “”Capstone: Planning Your Project,”” located at http://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.
You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
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