Week 3 RUA: Topic Search Strategy Book for this course: Nursing Research: Reading, Using, and Creating Evidence . Authors: Janet Houser. Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Edition: 5th APA Citation Houser, J. (2023). Nursing research: Reading, using, and creating evidence (5th ed.). Jones & Bartlett. This textbook is available as an e-book and can be accessed from the module view.  Preparing the assignment: Follow these guidelines when completing this assignment. Speak with your faculty member if you have questions.

 Week 3 RUA: Topic Search Strategy

Book for this course: Nursing Research: Reading, Using, and Creating Evidence . Authors: Janet Houser. Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Edition: 5th

APA Citation

Houser, J. (2023). Nursing research: Reading, using, and creating evidence (5th ed.). Jones & Bartlett.

This textbook is available as an e-book and can be accessed from the module view.

 Preparing the assignment:

Follow these guidelines when completing this assignment. Speak with your faculty member if you have questions.

Students will be placed into groups by the end of the second week of the session. The groups will work together to select a practice problem of interest as the focus for the three RUA assignments in this The practice topic of interest will also be used to complete week 3 and week 5 independent student assignments, as well as a group PowerPoint presentation in week 7.

Individuals will complete this assignment independently for weeks 3 and
Teams must assure that members do not use the same articles when completing this
Please make sure you do not duplicate articles within your
Paper should be 3-4 content pages in length. Title and reference pages are required but are excluded from 3-4 -page
The paper will include the following sections:
Clinical Question (45 points/28%)
Describe the What is the focus of your group’s work?
Explain the significance of the problem in terms of patient What health outcomes result from your problem? Or what statistics document this is a problem? You may find support on websites for government or professional organizations.
PICOT question in support of the group
State the purpose of your What will your paper do or describe? This is like a problem

statement. “The purpose of this paper is to . . .”

Levels of Evidence (20 points/13%)
Identify the type of question being asked (therapy, prognosis, meaning, ).
What is the best type of evidence to answer that question (e.g., RCT, cohort study, qualitative study, etc.)?
Search Strategy (65 points/41%)
List search terms and
Databases used (start with the CU library). Link your search with the PICOT question described
Refinement As you did your search, what decisions did you make in refinement to get your required articles down to a reasonable number for review? Were any limits used? If so, what?
Identification of two (2) most relevant articles (primary sources published within the last 5 years).
Format (30 points/18%)
Correct grammar and
Include a title
Use of headings for each
Clinical Question, Levels of Evidence, Search Strategy, and Conclusion
Adheres to current APA formatting and
3-4 pages in length, excluding title and reference

Grading Rubric Criteria are met when the student’s application of knowledge demonstrates achievement of the outcomes for this assignment.