Which alternative communication methods are effective for voiceless patients in Intensive Care Units?
ICU Topic: choose one
-Which alternative communication methods are effective for voiceless patients in Intensive Care Units? A systematic review
-The association between spiritual well-being and burnout in intensive care unit nurses: A descriptive study
Evidence-Based Practice Article Paper
Purpose/Objective of this assignment: To bring awareness and insight to the latest evidence-based information related to current health problems and/or topics in the critical care environment.
Assignment Requirements: The student will select an article from a scholarly/professional nursing journal related to any topic from the weekly lecture content, and write a short paper related to the article content. Articles chosen should be within the last 5-10 years. Must be in APA format.
At minimum, the following detail must be addressed in the paper:
Research Problem/Article Purpose
State the purpose of the article. Include relevant summarized background information.
What are the independent and dependent variables in the article?
What is the research question or the hypothesis stated in the article?
What is the sample size?
What is the target population?
What is the focused setting of the article?
Were ethical considerations addressed?
How was data collected?
What were the results/findings? [Identify at least one (1) finding].
Summary/Conclusion, Implications, and Recommendations
Summarize the article and findings
What significance does the article have to health care?
What are some nursing recommendations as a result of the article?
Max 2-3 pages.
Grading Rubric for this assignment:
Introduces the importance of the topic
Summarize the article and discuss all criteria below:
Summary/Conclusions, Implications, and Recommendations
APA format, grammar, punctuation, spelling
references, paper format