The first step of the evidence-based practice process is to evaluate a nursing practice environment to identify a nursing problem in the clinical area. When a nursing problem is discovered, the nurse researcher develops a clinical guiding question to address that nursing practice problem. For this assignment, you will create a clinical guiding question know as a PICOT question. The PICOT question must be relevant to a nursing practice problem. To support your PICOT question, identify six supporting peer-revised research articles, as indicated below. The PICOT question and six peer-reviewed research articles you choose will be utilized for subsequent assignments. Use the “Literature Evaluation Table” to complete this assignment. Select a nursing practice problem of interest to use as the focus of your research. Start with the patient population and identify a clinical problem or issue that arises from the patient population. In 200–250 words, provide a summary of the clinical issue. Following the PICOT format, write a PICOT question in your selected nursing practice problem area of interest. The PICOT question should be applicable to your proposed capstone project (the project students must complete during their final course in the RN-BSN program of study). The PICOT question will provide a framework for your capstone project. Conduct a literature search to locate six research articles focused on your selected nursing practice problem of interest. This literature search should include three quantitative and three qualitative peer-reviewed research articles to support your nursing practice problem. Note: To assist in your search, remove the words qualitative and quantitative and include words that narrow or broaden your main topic. For example: Search for diabetes and pediatric and dialysis. To determine what research design was used in the articles the search produced, review the abstract and the methods section of the article. The author will provide a description of data collection using qualitative or quantitative methods. Systematic Reviews, Literature Reviews, and Metanalysis articles are good resources and provide a strong level of evidence but are not considered primary research articles. Therefore, they should not be included in this assignment. While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion

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What types of legal claims could Paula make against Capstone Corporation and Freddy?

In this assignment, you’ll need to decide whether Paula Plaintiff has any legal claims arising from another series of unfortunate events. After reading the scenario, answer the questions that follow, making sure to fully explain the basis of your decision. Paula’s bad luck continues. Five days after the events detailed in your last assignment, Paula […]

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Description of the Capstone Project The capstone project includes two case studies that will provide you opportunities to look at hostile versus friendly tactics (one case for each tactic) used by active investors with the goal of amassing exorbitant sums of wealth.  Specifically, each case study will examine the effect of an active investor on a firm targeted by the investor.   The case reports you will write for each case report should contain two sections. The background section of the active investor should discuss issues such as the relevant experience and expertise of the investor, the tactics used by the investor to pursue their investment  program, sources of funds to pursue the active investment program, motivation for the pursuit of the investment program, personal loss if the value of the investment declines, evidence on past performance in pursuit of investment program, opportunities for self-dealing and evidence on these opportunities.   The analysis section should describe the effect of the active investor on the firm for each targeted firm that the student has been assigned.  The analysis must be descriptive and evaluative.  Each analysis should contain a discussion of the events in the investment program, an examination of the changes in the stock-prices, accounting performance, and other structures of the targeted firm, and a short conclusion.   Taken together, the two case reports will provide you opportunities to demonstrate your understanding of core concepts unpacked by class materials, integration of knowledge, complex problem solving and critical reasoning.   Gudline for this project • For each case report, please include all of the seven sections described in the CalPERS vs. Whirlpool handout.  Feel free to use your creativity with regard to how you present the material within each section.  For example, you may prefer to use charts & graphs rather than tables to present your findings.  • Also, include a separate bibliography for the material, if any, used in the analysis of each assigned company and investor.  The bibliography should not include the articles I gave you for your assigned company or the active investor.  If no additional articles were used in your analysis, you do not need to include a bibliography.  Use any format you wish for the bibliography.  Please do not include the bibliography in the page count of each report. • The report for each case should be at least 10 pages inclusive of the background section, the company analysis, and all exhibits/tables.  So, for the two cases I have assigned, the total number of pages for the final reports should be at least 20 pages. If the report for each case is over 10 pages, that is fine.  • The section on the background of the investor must be at least 2 pages long and no more than 3 pages.   • Please do not include any exhibit used to calculate buy-and-hold returns in your case reports as this could run into numerous pages.  It is ok, however, to include a small portion (no more than half a page) of this exhibit in your written reports.  • Both case reports should be combined into a single bundle and this bundle should be submitted via Canvas.

Description of the Capstone Project The capstone project includes two case studies that will provide you opportunities to look at hostile versus friendly tactics (one case for each tactic) used by active investors with the goal of amassing exorbitant sums of wealth.  Specifically, each case study will examine the effect of an active investor on […]

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Evidence-Based Capstone Project, Part 6: Disseminating Results

Evidence-Based Capstone Project, Part 6: Disseminating Results The dissemination of EBP results serves multiple important roles. Sharing results makes the case for your decisions. It also adds to the body of knowledge, which creates opportunities for future practitioners. By presenting results, you also become an advocate for EBP, creating a culture within your organization or […]

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Review the draft capstone project paper assigned to you (from title page to reference page). Critique the draft by analyzing the content and providing extensive comments evaluating scholarly discourse (grammar, theme development, transition, clarity, and appropriateness of content). Communicate your feedback in an encouraging, professional manner. All edits should be made on the actual document using track changes.

Feedback and critique on the draft paper should address the following: Does the writer make the barrier or issue clear in the introduction? Does the writer’s course of action for addressing the barrier or issue follow the logic model? Does the writer meet the criteria for each section as presented in the assignment? Analyze the […]

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Imagine that you have been asked to write a scientific article to be published in a prominent journal on the topic of osteoporosis as a multifactorial disease. Prepare a written paper of at least 1000 words on the following bullet points: What is the functional relationship between the integumentary and skeletal systems? How does failure to maintain homeostasis in the integumentary system affect bone formation and remodeling processes? Be sure to discuss how the different types of bone cells respond to different factors (e.g., ions, hormones, cellular signaling molecules, etc.) and what the driving force behind maintaining homeostasis in the bone remodeling process. Describe the pathogenesis of osteoporosis and explain why it is considered a multifactorial disease. How do current therapies address these failures to maintain homeostasis and ameliorate the effects of osteoporosis? Your paper should be formatted as a proper research paper with an introduction and conclusion. Do not simply follow the bullet points above, but really think about what you have learned and how that relates to other material we have covered, and knowledge you have from other courses you may have taken. The Research and Report assignments in this course are capstone assignments for each module. You should be integrating everything that you learned in the textbook, explorations, discussions, and lab activities into your papers. All references must be cited using APA Style format

Imagine that you have been asked to write a scientific article to be published in a prominent journal on the topic of osteoporosis as a multifactorial disease. Prepare a written paper of at least 1000 words on the following bullet points: What is the functional relationship between the integumentary and skeletal systems? How does failure […]

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