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○Make sure that in-text citations and references correspond.Q:Is it required to use APA formatting for the paper in C301?A: Yes, and it is highly recommended that you purchase the APA 6th edition manual to have as a resource throughout the remainder of the program. Each resource will need to be cited by using APA formatting as well as the entire paper,using headings as recommended by APA.Please see Step 19 toward the end of this document for a comprehensive list of APA resources.3 | Page
This document is a resource for Course C301 - Translational ResearchQ: Aren't the current nursing practice and the practice change referring to the same things?A: No, you need to reflect on your practice as it stands now; describe it objectively and thoroughly. An objective look at the current practice will then lead you to question what can (or should) be done to remedy the problem. In other words, why is it so important that this practice needs to change? Remember,any proposed solution or plan will need to be supported by scholarly evidence that defends the change in practice. Step 5●Read the next section of the Study Plan, titled Translation: Evidence Critique, Comprehensive Literature Review. ○Pay special attention to the area within this reading titled: Resource: Ranking the Evidence. The ranking system used in this course is outlined in this section. Ranking the evidence for level and hierarchy is addressed in Step 9 of this plan. Student Notes & Questions:Step 6○Begin searching for articles that meet the following criteria:●From peer-reviewed journals;●Less than 5 years old;●That provides support for the change of nursing practice that you are recommending - the “I” in your PICO question.■As you find suitable articles, print them outQ:Where is the best place for me to find the evidence I need for this course? A: The WGU library is the best source for evidence. Watch this video describing How to Use the WGU Library to Search for Supporting Evidence(3:11 min). 4 | Page
This document is a resource for Course C301 - Translational Researchfor easier reading, interpretation, and critique. Step 7●Read the Translation: Evidence Summary, Developing the Evidence Summarysection in the Study Plan.Student Notes & Questions:Step 8○Carefully read each article, highlighting the key points of the article and particularly identify how the article is related to the proposed practice change. ●Complete section D ○After you read each article, compose the summary while the content is fresh in your mind.Q:When developing my evidence summaries, somewhere I read says 1-2 pages. Is that for each article summary?A: No, you will develop a nice summary paragraph for each source which generally will total 2-3 pages.
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Ethics, Evidence-based medicine, translational research