Discussion # 1 Questions
nurses rely on research findings to inform practice decisions; they use
critical thinking to apply research directly to specific patient care
Think about
an independent nursing practice problem you care passionately about and would
be interested in searching for evidence.
The below
problems should not be used:
problems such as medications, or medications administration or effects,
diagnostics such as EKGs, labs, cardiac catherizations.
nurse-to-patient ratios, workforce issues are organizational/system
/political/administrative/multi-stakeholder problems which nursing cannot solve
Describe a
significant nursing clinical issue, topic of interest, or practice problem that
is important to you. Describe why you chose the problem/topic.
Write your
clinical question in the PICO(T) format for your nursing practice problem.
*To write
your clinical question in the PICO(T) format, use the NR439_Guide for writing
PICOT Questions and Examples found in your required reading or access the
following link:
for writing PICOT Questions and Examples (Links to an external site.)
List each of
your PICOT elements.
Share why
you care about this nursing practice problem and why you believe the problem
would benefit from finding the best evidence.
Discussion #2 Questions
You must
access the following article to answer the questions:
Boyle, D.
K., & Thompson, S.A. (2020). CMSRNs’ continuing competence methods and
perceived value of certification: A descriptive study. MEDSURG Nursing, 29(4),
(Links to an external site.)
Locate the
literature review section. Summarize using your own words from one of the
study/literature findings. Be sure to identify which study you are summarizing.
Discuss how
the author’s review of literature (studies) supported the research
purpose/problem. Share something that was interesting to you as you read
through the literature review section.
Describe one
strategy that you learned that would help you create a strong literature
review/search for evidence. Share your thoughts on the importance of a thorough
review of the literature.

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