Project Overview This project will take you through the steps of evidence-based practice (EBP). According to QSEN, EBP is to "integrate best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient/family preferences and values for delivery of optimal health care". As a future nurse, you must embrace the spirit of inquiry mentioned previously. After completing this five-part project you will have a better understanding of how this process works and how it improves patient care. Due Date The final piece of the project is due in Module 10 however; there are other due dates that you need to be aware of. Timeline Module Assignments: 01 Research and select topic 02 Formulate Clinical question 04 Reference page due 07 Paper Submission 10 Staff Development PowerPoint due Requirements Clinical Question - Formulate a clinical question using the PICOT format. Resources - Search and evaluate literature on your chosen topic. Turn in a reference page in APA format. You must use three (3) or more relevant sources; to ensure the readings are relevant and current, the selected peer reviewed article must have been written within the past three (3) years. Paper Submission - Your written assignment for the course project should be a 2-3 page APA paper (not including title page and the reference page) that describes the clinical problem and the following: Reason for choosing this topic The PICOT question Possible integration of the evidence that you found in clinical practice Methods to evaluate the effectiveness of implementation Staff Development PowerPoint - Your staff development PPT presentation will include the information from your written paper in 10-12 slides (including a title and reference slide in APA format). Make sure to include speaker notes at the bottom of your slide to explain the content of your slide. Evaluation Each assignment leading up to the final assignment is evaluated and graded independently. Your instructor will provide specific grading criteria for each step of the project prior to its due date. For Further Questions If you have further questions throughout this project, please ask your Instructor. Post ideas and questions for your classmates in the General Course Questions forum in the Getting Started folder of this course.