NUR 590 Topic 1 Discussion Question 1
Based on the PICOT you developed for NUR-550, summarize the change initiative you will be proposing. How does this support the population of focus, your setting, and role? Justify how the problem you selected to investigate is amenable to a research-based intervention using the PICOT format
NUR 590 Topic 1 DQ 2
Discuss the role of EBP in your specialty area of practice. Compare and contrast the role and implementation of EBP in your specialty with another advanced registered nurse specialty.
NUR 590 Topic 2 Discussion Question 1
Do you foresee any issues with the implementation of your project? Identify stakeholders who could assist in supporting you, and any theoretical frameworks (organizational change, leadership, role-specific) or models that could help you adapt.
NUR 590 Topic 2 DQ 2
What strategies will you use in your new practice as an advance registered nurse to review and critique literature pertinent to your practice?
NUR 590 Topic 3 Discussion Question 1
What levels of evidence are present in relation to research and practice, and why are they important regardless of the method you use?
NUR 590 Topic 3 DQ 2
What factors must be assessed when critically appraising quantitative studies (e.g., validity, reliability, and applicability)? Which is the most important? Why?
NUR 590 Topic 4 Discussion Question 1
What are some of the obstacles or barriers to implementing EBP in nursing? Provide a rationale for your answer. Since there are numerous topics on the issue, it is not appropriate to repeat one that has already been mentioned unless providing new information.
NUR 590 Topic 4 DQ 2
Ensuring the protection of human subjects is necessary when conducting research projects. What are some methods that can be used to protect the personal rights of someone in one of the groups that is labeled as vulnerable? Consider how a patient’s values and your own clinical judgment must be considered before applying the evidence in clinical decision making for an individual patient.
NUR 590 Topic 5 Discussion Question 1
Identify the components of implementing your evidence-based practice project. What has been the most difficult component, and why? What do you think has gone well? Provide one piece of advice you would give to a colleague about the implementation process
NUR 590 Topic 5 DQ 2
Identify two stakeholder barriers you might experience during the implementation phase of your evidence-based practice project. This could range from the support of the evidence-based project proposal to communication gaps. How could you address these problems?
NUR 590 Topic 6 Discussion Question 1
When reviewing the literature and different types of evidence for your project, what gaps in the findings did you encounter? How could these gaps influence other researchers?
NUR 590 Topic 6 DQ 2
What is the difference between statistically significant evidence and clinically significant evidence? How would each of these findings be used to advance an evidence-based practice project?
NUR 590 Topic 7 Discussion Question 1
Identify the audience for your EBP proposal and discuss strategies for disseminating the proposal.
NUR 590 Topic 7 DQ 2
How will you ensure that all appropriate audiences receive information about research and EBP initiatives?
NUR 590 Topic 8 Discussion Question 1
Post a rough draft of your “Evidence-Based Practice Presentation.” The purpose of this draft is to get feedback from your peers. Identify at least two areas you would like specific feedback for improvement. Peers are encouraged to also comment on anything they feel is successful or could be further improved. Review all of the presentations, but provide critical commentary for at least one other posted presentation.
NUR 590 Topic 8 DQ 2
The EBP process is a powerful way of advancing improvements in health care. Identify three strategies that you will now incorporate into your practice based on this course. Explain your rationale.