Guideline | Nursing homework help

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline

Write a fully developed and detailed APA essay addressing each of the following points/questions. There is no required word count; be sure to completely answer all the questions for each question in detail. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Sources are not required; however, if sources are used make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay and complete a reference page. The cover page is required. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Utilize the databases identified in the text to locate an Evidence-Based Practice Guideline, related to your topic identified in Module 1. Perform a rapid critical appraisal of the Evidence-Based Guideline by answering the following questions in APA format. All questions should be answered in detail and explanations offered according to guideline content when applicable. 

  • Who were the guideline developers? 
  • Were the developers of the guideline representative of key stakeholders in this specialty (inter-disciplinary)? 
  • Who funded the guideline development?  
  • Were any of the guideline developers funded researchers of the reviewed studies? 
  • Did the team have a valid development strategy? 
  • Was an explicit (how decisions were made), sensible, and impartial process used to identify, select, and combine evidence? 
  • Did its developers carry out comprehensive, reproducible literature review within the past 12 months of its publication/revision? 
  • Were all important options and outcomes considered? 
  • Is each recommendation in the guideline tagged by the level/strength of evidence upon which it is based and linked to the scientific evidence? 
  • Do the guidelines make explicit recommendations (reflecting value judgments about the outcomes)? 
  • Has the guideline been subjected to peer review and testing? 
  • Is the intent of use provided (i.e. national, regional, local)? 
  • Are the recommendations clinically relevant? 
  • Will the recommendations help me in caring for my patients? 
  • Are the recommendations practical/feasible? Are resources (people and equipment) available? 
  • Are the recommendations a major variation from current practice? Can the outcomes be measured through standard care? 

Be sure to include the database from which the guideline was obtained and please submit a copy of the guideline with your paper. 

Your APA formatted paper fully answer each question in complete sentences.

Assignment Expectations:

Length: Clearly and fully answer all questions; include database; attach a copy of the guideline
Structure: Include a title page and reference page (if sources were used) in APA format. Your essay must include an introduction and a conclusion.
References: Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. No minimum sources are required for this assignment; if sources are used APA format is required.