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Please help with my PICOT question on NICU positioning training for NICU nurses. My instructor states that my

PICOT is not measurable.

My PICOT:

Among NICU nurses providing care for premature infants (P) what are the best practice recommendations for providing education on infant positioning (I) compared to lack of structured education which leads to improper positioning (C) to improve neuromuscular development, decrease startle responses, improve sleep, and decrease stress during handling (O) until infant discharge from NICU (T).

My instructor is asking what is the positioning intervention that I have found to be the best?

and what one thing could I measure to evaluate the improvement after implementing my intervention?

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