NRS 441V

NRS 441V

PICOT QUESTION (Please make my Paper #1 and Paper #2 related to this PICO question)
Among adult acute care on Surgical-Ortho Unit, does hourly rounding as compared to only setting the bed alarm, significantly reduce patient falls in 4 days?
Population: Adult acute care on Surgical-Ortho Unit
Intervention: Hourly rounding
Comparison: Only setting the bed alarm
Outcomes: Significantly reduce patient falls
Time: 4 days

Paper #1 (IDENTIFYING A PROBLEM) (Must be related to my PICO Question)
Consider a clinical environment in which you are currently working or have recently worked. Identify a problem, issue, or educational deficit upon which to build a proposal for change.
In a paper of no more than 500 words, describe the nature of the problem, issue, or educational deficit. Include the following in your discussion:
1. The setting and/or context in which the problem, issue, or educational deficit can be observed.
2. Detailed description of the problem, issue, or educational deficit.
3. Impact of the problem, issue, or educational deficit on the work environment, the quality of care provided by staff, and patient outcomes.
4. Gravity of the problem, issue, or educational deficit and its significance to nursing.
5. Proposed solution to address the problem, issue, or educational deficit.
*** Identifying your Problem Paper have to be related to the PICO question.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines. An abstract is not required. TURNITON score <15%
Paper #2 (SELECTING SOURCES OF LITERATURE) (Must be related to my PICO Question)
Articles must be within 5 years (2011-2015)
Locate a minimum of 15 peer-reviewed articles that describe the problem or issue and which 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 located in the Library. Contact your faculty member, the librarian, or library staff for additional researching tips and key word suggestions.
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 “Checklist.”
Perform a rapid 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. An abstract is not required. TURITIN <15%.
Topic 1: Checklist
Identifying a Problem, Developing a Question, and Selecting Sources of Literature
Instructions:
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.
Topic Task Completed Comments/Feedback Points
Identifying a
Problem
• 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 Focus
I – Intervention
C – Comparison
O – Outcome
T-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

Rapid Appraisal
Perform a rapid 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) Example(s): morbidity, mortality, rate of incidence or rate of occurrence in the general population.
4) Does each article support your proposed change?