Determining the Credibility of Evidence and Resources

Develop a 4-page scholarly paper in which you describe a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis, and then identify and analyze credible evidence that could be used as the basis for applying EBP to the issue.

For this assessment, you may choose from the following options as the context for the quality or safety issue or chosen diagnosis for researching and completing this assessment:

·       The specific diagnosis you identified in your previous assessment.

·       A personal practice experience in which a sentinel event occurred.

 

1.     Describe a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis, that could benefit from an evidence-based approach. Provides a specific rationale for the importance or benefit of applying an evidence-based approach.

2.     Explain criteria that should be considered when determining credibility of resources such as journal articles and websites. Notes one or more ways the criteria could be applied to a specific resource.

3.     Analyze the credibility and relevance of evidence and resources within the context of a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis. Additionally, identifies the most useful evidence or resource based upon the analysis. Analyze the relevance and potential effectiveness of evidence when making a decision. Explain criteria that should be considered when determining credibility of resources such as journal articles and websites. Analyze the credibility and relevance of evidence and resources within the context of a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis.

4.     Explain the importance of incorporating credible evidence into an evidence-based practice model used to address a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis. Notes specific examples of how the model could help improve the chosen issue or diagnosis. Explain criteria that should be considered when determining credibility of resources such as journal articles and websites. Apply an evidence-based practice model to address a practice issue.

5.     Plan care based on the best available evidence. Describe a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis, that could benefit from an evidence-based approach. Explain the importance of incorporating credible evidence into an EBP model used to address a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis.

 

·       Length of submission:4-page scholarly paper, this does not include the APA-formatted title page and reference list.

·       Number of references:Cite 3–5 sources of scholarly or professional evidence that support your findings and considerations. Resources should be no more than five years old.

·       APA formatting:References and citations are formatted according to current APA style.