Module 4: Assignment N494

Assignment:

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline

Write a fully developed and detailed APA essay addressing each of the following points/questions. There is no required word count; be sure to completely answer all the questions for each question in detail. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Sources are not required; however, if sources are used make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay and complete a reference page. The cover page is required. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Utilize the databases identified in the text to locate an Evidence-Based Practice Guideline, related to your topic identified in Module 1. Perform a rapid critical appraisal of the Evidence-Based Guideline by answering the following questions in APA format. All questions should be answered in detail and explanations offered according to guideline content when applicable.

  • Who      were the guideline developers?
  • Were      the developers of the guideline representative of key stakeholders in this      specialty (inter-disciplinary)?
  • Who      funded the guideline development?
  • Were      any of the guideline developers funded researchers of the reviewed      studies?
  • Did      the team have a valid development strategy?
  • Was an      explicit (how decisions were made), sensible, and impartial process used      to identify, select, and combine evidence?
  • Did      its developers carry out comprehensive, reproducible literature review      within the past 12 months of its publication/revision?
  • Were      all important options and outcomes considered?
  • Is      each recommendation in the guideline tagged by the level/strength of      evidence upon which it is based and linked to the scientific evidence?
  • Do the      guidelines make explicit recommendations (reflecting value judgments about      the outcomes)?
  • Has      the guideline been subjected to peer review and testing?
  • Is the      intent of use provided (i.e. national, regional, local)?
  • Are      the recommendations clinically relevant?
  • Will      the recommendations help me in caring for my patients?
  • Are      the recommendations practical/feasible? Are resources (people and      equipment) available?
  • Are      the recommendations a major variation from current practice? Can the      outcomes be measured through standard care?

Be sure to include the database from which the guideline was obtained and please submit a copy of the guideline with your paper.

Your APA formatted paper fully answer each question in complete sentences.

Assignment Expectations:

Length: Clearly and fully answer all questions; include database; attach a copy of the guideline
Structure: Include a title page and reference page (if sources were used) in APA format. Your essay must include an introduction and a conclusion.
References: Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. No minimum sources are required for this assignment; if sources are used APA format is required.

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