EBP QUESTION DEVELOPMENT.
In Week 6, you began to search the literature discovering more Information about your problem. This week, you will complete a Question Development tool and you will identify your EBP question.
Below you will find questions from a Question Development Tool referred to in the following text: Dang, D., & Dearholt, S.L. (2018) Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP Model and Guidelines. Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.
List and answer each question. Some will require several paragraphs for a complete answer.
1. What is the problem?
Is there any data that supports that this is a problem at your hospital, clinic, etc.?
Data that supports that this is a national problem?
2. Why is the problem important and relevant? What would happen if it were not addressed?
3. What is the current practice?
4. How was the problem identified?
(Check all that apply)
____Safety and risk management concerns
____Unsatisfactory patient, staff, or organizational outcomes
____Variations in practice within setting
____Variations in practice compared to community standard
____Current practice that has not been validated
5. Name each PICO component
P (population, patient or problem) =___________________________
I (Intervention) = ___________________________
C (comparison with other interventions)=_______________
O (outcomes are qualitative or quantitative measures to determine the success of the change) = ___________________________
6. State your EBP question.