In this assessment you will create 1 clinical question using the PIC format labeling each portion of the question. Then search the literature to find 3 articles related to your clinical question. List the articles in SPA format.
Differentiate between research questions and clinical questions.
Discuss the steps for appraising the literature for clinical application.
PIC Assignment – 30-point value. You will use the document in the assignment instructions and create 1 clinical question using the PIC format. Label each portion of the question and then search the literature to find 3 articles related to that clinical question.
Assignment must be completed on the template provided in the assignment instructions
Do not use soap and water vs gel question, the adult wart, menopausal women with osteopaths, PK testing of 2-week-old infants, or hypertension and home monitoring as your PIC question; these are specific examples given in the required reading at the end of the Evidence-Based Practice activity and in the course presentation and cannot be used.
Important– the 2 additional questions of the assignment should focus on your clinical question and NOT as a generalization regarding PIC questions. If answered as a generalization, points will be deducted.
Must include 3 references. The textbook should not be used
Journal articles must be peer reviewed and must be no older than 5 years (2013-2018)
My PIC Question is noted on the template and is as follows:
What is the cause of higher incidences of Registered Nurse (RN) turnover and caregiver fatigue in acute care, hospital settings when compared to non-hospital, non-acute care locations?