Upon completion of this module the student will critiqued a QUANTITATIVE research report related to his or her previously identified and explored clinical or practice problem. PROBLEM: Nursing Education Program on the Development of Patient’s End-Of-Life Care Plan Among Nursing Assistants.
1). Compare and contrast research designs used to answer clinical research questions.
2). Identify, appraise and synthesize sources of evidence for practice implications in the context of evidence-based practice.
3). Reading Assignment: Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare, authors Bernadette Mazurek Melnk and Ellen Fineout-overholt 2nd edition. Chapters 5 and Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy, the matrix method 3rd edition, author Judith Garrard. Chapter 4-5
4). Using the Critical Appraisal tool for QUANTITIVE studies(will be uploaded) complete a review of a primary quantitative research article you found while searching for evidence on your PICOT question.