TOPIC: Selecting a Practice Problem
LICENSURE IS RN- as required in the attached form
TOPIC: Improving Medication Adherence among Type II Home Healthcare Diabetic Patients
The identification of a relevant nursing practice problem at your practice site is the first step towards starting your DPI Project. Upon identification of a patient practice problem, the next step is to evaluate the practice problem to ensure it can be supported through an intervention, and if so, that the intervention is acceptable for your practice site.
The purpose of this assignment is to identify a valid patient practice problem at your practice site that can be realistically addressed through a DPI Project.
- Use the attached “Selecting a Practice Problem” worksheet to complete this assignment.
- Use the “PICOT-D Selection Guidelines,” located in the DC Network, to assist in completing this assignment.
- Use the “Levels of Evidence in Research,” located in the Class Resources, to assist in completing the assignment.
- Use the “Searching Nursing Databases,” located on the Doctor of Nursing Practice page in the GCU Library, to assist in completing the assignment.
- A minimum of two primary quantitative research articles, published within 5 years of your anticipated graduation date, are required to complete this assignment.
- Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center.
- You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.
Complete the steps on the “Selecting a Practice Problem” worksheet to identify a valid patient practice problem that you want to propose for your DPI Project. The proposed practice problem must meet the criteria for a PICOT-D and be supported by current primary quantitative literature.
If your instructor indicates that you have selected an appropriate topic, you will use your selected practice problem for all subsequent assignments in this course. Be sure to incorporate all feedback prior to beginning the next assignment. If you are directed to select a different practice problem, work with your instructor to select an appropriate topic prior to beginning the next assignment.