Clear identification of the problem or opportunity is the first step in evidence-based nursing. This assignment offers a tool to assist in the identification of the problem, proposed intervention, and desired outcomes. Completion of the assignment will include identification of the problem or concern using the PICOT format.
This assignment enables the student to meet the following Course Outcome.
CO1: Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO7)
Submit the completed PICOT Worksheet Form by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 3.
This assignment is worth 200 points.
Read these guidelines including the grading rubrics below.
You are required to complete the form using the productivity tools required by Chamberlain University, which is Microsoft Office Word 2013 (or later version), or Windows and Office 2011 (or later version) for MAC. You must save the file in the “.docx” format. Do NOT save as Word Pad. A later version of the productivity tool includes Office 365, which is available to Chamberlain students for FREE by downloading from the student portal at . Click on the envelope at the top of the page.
Consider what is the nursing problem or issue that you have uncovered. Make sure it is related to nursing, i.e., one that a nurse can solve independently. Do not select a medical problem that is dependent upon a medical professional to resolve.
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