A Clinically Oriented Problem in Future Nursing Practice

Apply evidence-based research steps and processes required as the foundation to address a clinically oriented problem or issue in future practice.

Provide background and clinical problem statement. Define the purpose of the change proposal in relation to providing patient care in the changing healthcare system. Formulate a PICOT question. Employ a literature search strategy. Evaluate the literature. Utilize an applicable change or nursing theory. Propose an implementation plan with outcome measures. Discuss how evidence-based practice was used in creating the intervention plan. Plan the evaluation of the proposed nursing intervention. Identify potential barriers to plan implementation, and discuss how these could be overcome.