The signature assignment will be broken up into three steps: STEP 1 – Introduction and Overview of the Problem; STEP 2 â€“ Project Purpose Statement, Background & Significance and PICOt Formatted Clinical Project Question; and STEP 3 â€“ Literature Review and Critical Appraisal of the Literature. The three steps, when completed, will be combined in the final Signature Assignment formal paper in Week 8.
This weekâ€™s assignment is STEP 1 â€“ Introduction and Problem Statement.
First, the student will select a clinical question from the Approved List of PICOt/Clinical Questions. The student will select an approved topic from the list and will customize the question to meet his or her interest.
PICOT/Clinical question: Identifying barriers to [diabetic treatment or disease or health promotion] adherence in a community primary care clinic
Next, the student will use the outline below and submit via a Word doc to the assignment link.
- 1. Provide a title that conveys or describes the assignment.
- 2. Introduction â€“ Provide an introduction to your topic or project. The introduction gives the reader an accurate, concrete understanding what the project will cover and what can be gained from implementation of this project.
- 3. Overview of the Problem â€“ Provide a synopsis of the problem and some indication of why the problem is worth exploring or what contribution the proposed project is apt to make to practice.
- 4. References â€“ Cite references using APA 7th ed. Manual.