Criteria for scholarly EBP project proposal
Over the past 11 weeks, I have developed a proposal for an evidence-based project in their area of specialization. This final paper is the culmination of this scholarly activity. All papers must be written using APA format and a professional writing style. The proposal should include the following sections and content.
Part 1 – Introduction – Week 2
- Practice issue
- Summarize the practice issue in need of change providing background information about the organization (setting) and the perceived significance and severity of the problem
- Describe the specific aims of the project – what improved outcomes do you hope to achieve
- PICOT question – State your question in PICOT format, labeling each part with P-I-C-O-T in parentheses
- Significance – what is the significance of the issue in terms of poor outcomes, cost, etc.
Part 2 – Evidence review and synthesis – Week 3, 4, & 5
- List the names of the databases you searched and if limited to a span of time, i.e., less than 5 years old
- Summarize “keeper” studies
- Summarize the synthesis of the body of evidence
Part 3 – Purpose of the project – Week 6
- Purpose of the project – include intervention
- Theoretical framework
- Clinical questions
Part 4 – Methods – Week 7
- Study design
- Aligning stakeholders
- Instruments/scales and measurement of outcomes
- Data collection
Part 5 – Data analysis – Weeks 8 & 9
- Outcomes to be analyzed and how they will be analyzed
- Outcomes expected (hypothesized)
- Evaluation Table – turned in Weeks 3 & 4
- Synthesis Table – turned in Week 5
Oral and/or PowerPoint Presentation
Students will present a summary of their project using Microsoft PowerPoint.
Students will include speaker notes in their PowerPoint slides and will defend their presentation in a discussion board.
- Assemble the presentation to present all required criteria sections of the EBP project.
- Quality of presentation is professional and provides evidence of graduate level scholarship.