Criteria for scholarly EBP project proposal

Oct 23, 2018 | 0 comments

Oct 23, 2018 | Essays | 0 comments

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

  • Introduction
    • 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
  • Setting/sample
  • Confidentiality
  • Procedure/intervention
  • 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.