Word essay which explores the concept of evidence based practice and evaluates its relavance and contribution to practice

TYPE OF ASSESSMENT

2000 WORD ESSAY WHICH EXPLORES THE CONCEPT OF EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE AND EVALUATES ITS RELEVANCEAND CONTRIBUTION TO PRACTICE
*(Choose an aspect of practice in Mental Health Nursing).

Description of assessment :

The student will be required to :

1. Define the concept of evidence based practice and briefly outline its importance for professional practice

2. Select an aspect of practice that is relevent to their professional discipline and provide a a brief rationale for selecting this aspect within the context of evidence based practice

3. Discuss the extend to which the selected aspect of professional practice is informed by different types of evidence

4. With reference to the selected aspect of professional practice, identify the factors that could facilitate and hinder the implementation of evidence based practice.

GRADING CRITERIA : LEVEL 2 COURSE WITH PRACTICE

DATE OF SUBMISSION : 24/09/2010

Note (1) : Needs to talk about Quantitative, Qualitative, Hierarchy of evidence,Systematic reviews in practice.
Note (2) : Examples for the essay a). Evidence for the use of Clozapine in Schizophrenia

b) Evidence of ECT(Electroconvulsive therapy) in treatment for depression

c) CBT(Cognitive behavioural Therapy)in prevention of psychosis

d) Effectiveness of Resperidone in Schizophrenia

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Requirements for presentation of Assignment :-

Word processed/ typed
Size 12 font eg: Times New Roman or Arial
Double line spaced
Right hand margin 20mm/0.75″
Left hand margin 40mm/1.5″
Page numbered from first page of text, centred at bottom of page
Reference list single line spacing
Appendices single line spacing if possible
searching for evidence:
1) the library catalogue(and search for books and journals held by the library)
2) e-library which enables you to access data base such as Cochrane, the british Nursing Index(BNI), Cinahl and Medline.
3) Information skills training
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