17 Nov Masters level Nursing capstone APA Format Microsof
Masters level Nursing capstone APA Format Microsoft Word References must be primary source Title page Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION Description of the problem What is the problem; clinical, educational, business? How widespread is the problem? Is it limited to a specific age group, ethnic group, diagnosis, or specialty? Is it limited to location? Describe the rationale for the review in the context of what is already known. Definitions of terms: both conceptual and operational Theoretical framework: Description and application to subject (references) Purpose statement/PICO question Provide an explicit statement of questions being addressed with reference to participants, interventions, comparisons, outcomes, and study design (PICO). Chapter 2: LITERATURE REVIEW (minimum of 20 articles) Introductory paragraph Describe databases, search terms, time frames, process for article selection, articles reviewed. Presentation of literature Organize the review of literature under a minimum of three key concepts (Logical flow) Discussion of strengths and limitations of literature within key concepts Discuss limitations at study and outcome level (e.g., risk of bias), and at review-level (e.g., incomplete retrieval of identified research, reporting bias) Summary of literature review Summary of evidence and three key concepts Chapter 3: DISCUSSION AND SYNTHESIS Recommendations/applications for advanced nursing practice Recommendations for future research Summarize the main findings including the strength of evidence for each main outcome; consider their relevance to key groups (e.g., healthcare providers, users, and policy makers). Limitations Discuss global limitations of the total Capstone summary Conclusions Provide a general interpretation of the results in the context of other evidence, and implications for future research.