Topic 1 Checklist

Identifying a Problem, Developing a Question, and Selecting Sourcesof Literature

Instructions:

Thischecklist is designed to help students organize the weeklyexercises/assignments to be completed as preparation for the final,capstone project proposal. This checklist will also serve as acommunication tool between students and faculty. Comments, feedbackand grading for modules 1-4 will be documented using this checklist.

Topic

Task

Completed

Comments/Feedback

Points

Identifying a

Problem

  • The problems associated with diabetes type 2 is crucial in the human society.

Completed

The resources have applicable and valid information on type 2 diabetes. Satisfactorily fulfilled.

7_ / 10

  • The available sources requires knowledge and skills in the medical and nursing profession.

Yes

Satisfied with the available resources

8_ / 10

  • Impact of problem on work environment and patient outcomes described.

Yes

Comprehensive, the information is sufficient in the journal reviews

4_ / 5

  • Significance to nursing profession discussed.

Identified

It is important since the resources draws information from a variety of theoretical and practical investigations.

3_ / 5

  • Solution to the problem identified.

Identified

The solution to the problem has been identified satisfactorily. However, more research should be done.

9_ / 10

Total

_ / 40

Developing a Question

  • Identified components of PICOT:

P – Population of Focus

I – Intervention

C – Comparison

O – Outcome

T-Time

Completed

Satisfactorily analyzed

_22 / 30

  • Developed PICO question/statement.

Completed

Satisfactorily identified

_5 / 10

Total

_ / 40

Selecting Sources of Literature

  • Rapid Appraisal Performed (see below) on a minimum of 15 peer-reviewed articles.

Completed

Well-illustrated and analyzed

___63__ / 100

Total

_ / 100

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