Part 1 – Part 3 is to gradually guide the student in developing the signature assignment. The idea is for the student to take a stepwise approach to completing the signature assignment. 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.
STEP 3 â€“ Literature Review and Critical Appraisal.
The student will complete the following items and submit a Word doc to the assignment link.
- 1. Provide a title that conveys or describes the assignment.
- 2. Literature Review â€“ Provide the key terms used to guide the search for the evidence and provide at least five (5) summaries of research studies to support the evidence.
- 3. Critical Appraisal of Literature â€“ Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the evidence, what is known from the evidence and any gaps in knowledge from the research evidence.
- 4. References â€“ Cite a minimum of five scholarly references in APA 7th ed format.