Hint : Did you notice that you will be finding a total of four different sources of informa- tion for your PICO question? To re-cap, these four sources are: Statistics you are reporting in paragraph one. Nursing quantitative research article for paragraphs 2, 3, 4, and 5. Clinical Practice Guideline (paragraph 6) A source of your choosing (paragraph 7) o Step Six : Write up your findings in APA format and submit them to assignment portal by the due date and time listed in your syllabus. Here’s how to write up your findings: Start with a UTA CONHI approved cover page. Paragraph #1: This is your opening paragraph. Start with an introduction statement. What is your PICO question? Describe why was it important (share the dollars, morbidity/ mortality, statistics, safety stats you found with citation)?Paragraph #2: What did your nursing quantitative research article add to your knowl-edge on this topic? Share at least three facts (two must be from the Results or Discus-sion sections) that you found within the article in this paragraph that is relevant to your PICO question and your practice as a nurse. Paragraph #3: Define reliability as it is used in your textbook. Critique the reliability of the nursing quantitative research article you used. Go back to what you learned in your article critique about measurement methods and data collection in Module 3 to make sure you are being thorough in your assessment. Use Table 10-1 in your textbook to identify the type of reliability for your measurement instrument / tool. Be specific, so that your instructor, if reading the article, can find them too. If reliability was not ad- dressed in your article, be sure to discuss this AND include what type of reliability would have been appropriate and why. Paragraph #4: Define validity as it is used in your textbook. Critique the validity of the nursing quantitative research article you used. Go back to what you learned in your arti- cle critique about measurement methods, and data collection to make sure you are be- ing thorough in your assessment. Use Table 10-1 in your textbook to identify the type of validity for your measurement instrument / tool. Be specific, so that your instructor, if reading the article, can find them too. If validity was not addressed in your article, be ©2019 UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Revised February 8, 2020 Page 7 of 8
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- Fall '16
- Denise Cauble
- UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation