Part 1: Introduction and Problem Statement
This week’s assignment is STEP 1 – Introduction and Problem Statement.
First, the student will select a clinical question from the Approved List of PICOt/Clinical Questions or seek approval for a question from the course professor only for Nurse Educator and Health Care Leader
Next, the student will use the outline below and submit via a Word doc to the assignment link.
—Provide a title that conveys or describes the assignment.
—Introduction – Provide an introduction to your topic or project. The introduction gives the reader an accurate, concrete understanding of what the project will cover and what can be gained from the implementation of this project.
—-Overview of the Problem – Provide a synopsis of the problem and some indication of why the problem is worth exploring or what contribution the proposed project is apt to make to practice.
—References – Cite 5-6 scholarly peer-reviewed references from within the last 5 years using APA 7th ed. Manual.
My EBP change project proposal seeks to develop effective health education to improve outcomes of type 2 diabetes.
Population – adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Intervention – weekly self-management education sessions
Comparison – routine care (review of vital signs, weight, blood glucose, consulting clinician, medication pick up, scheduling of subsequent appointments)
Outcome – glycemic control and reduced complications of type 2 diabetes
Time – three months
The PICOT question is: Among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (P), does weekly self-management education (I), compared with routine care (C), result in improved self-care, glycemic control, and reduced complications (O) within three months (T)?