DNP 801 Topic 3 Evidence-Based PICOT Question
The purpose of this assignment is to draft an appropriate and effective PICOT question that can be related to your DNP project. Keep in mind your project will continue to evolve and take more specific shape as you move through your program. It is important to begin with a workable PICOT question in mind so that you start off on the right track and can continue to refine your area in subsequent courses.
Consider an advanced practice nursing care problem or issue related to your intended DPI Project. Conduct a search in the GCU Library using CINAHL, The Cochrane Library, the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), OVID, or Sage Research Methods databases to find appropriate empirical resources regarding applicable nursing intervention research.
- Utilizing your feedback you have received on your draft PICOT question from Topic 2 DQ1, create a draft PICOT question specifically related to your project.
- Use the “PICOT Decision Pathway” to determine if your PICOT question is appropriate and can be supported with substantial research.
- Using the “PICOT Question Template”, formulate an evidence-based practice (EBP) question that pertains to your project focus.
- In addition to your evidence-based practice PICOT question, prepare a brief abstract about your topic. Include a rationale for why you have selected this topic. Why you believe it is in line with the PICOT selection guidelines. If you have selected a route that advises caution on the “PICOT Decision Pathway”. Explain how you think you might mitigate complications. That could occur to ensure you are able to successfully accomplish your project in a timely manner.