Identify a problem encountered in nursing practice.
1. Review of the Literature Paper (30 % of total grade)
Identify a problem that you have encountered in your nursing practice as a student. The problem could be a procedural practice, a communication problem, or a decision-making problem. Create a problem statement and a research question relevant to the problem.
Do a literature review to identify articles that relate to the research question. Select a minimum of 6 articles (including a minimum of 2 qualitative and 2 quantitative) and submit a list of the 6 articles you are using. Write a reflective reading summarizing the problem and where the research points on this problem. Be sure to include the potential areas for further study.
Paper must be in APA format and submitted on Blackboard.
Rubric for Review of the Literature Paper = 30 points
Category 10 5 2 0
Identification of problem area Identifies a problem in nursing practice and uses the PICOT format to articulate the problem Identifies a procedural practice, communication or decision-making problem encountered in nursing practice as a student. Does not identify a problem encountered in nursing practice.
Written problem statement/ research question Submits a written problem statement and research question Submits a problem statement Omits one, or both problem statement and research question.
Review of the literature Submits a literature Review list of six (6) articles (3 quantitative, 3 qualitative) related to the research question Submits a literature Review list of 3 -5 articles (related to the research question Submits a literature Review list of less than 3 articles related to the research question
Reflective writing Submits reflective writings on 6 articles, mixture of quantitative and qualitative research summarizing the major tenets of research in each article Submits reflective writings on three articles Submits reflective writings on two articles Submits reflective writing on one article
Utilization of APA Format Utilizes APA Format with minimal errors in citation or format (1-2) Utilizes APA format with moderate errors in citation or format (3-5) Utilizes APA format with significant errors in citation or format ( greater than 5)