Define a patient, family, or population health problem thats relevant to your practice. Summarize the problem youll explore. Identify the patient, family, or group you intend to work with during your practicum. Provide context, data, or information that substantiates the presence of the problem and its significance and relevance to the patient, family, or population. Explain why this problem is relevant to your practice as a baccalaureate-prepared nurse.

Analyze evidence from peer-reviewed literature and professional sources that describes and guides nursing actions related to the patient, family, or population problem youve defined. Note whether the authors provide supporting evidence from the literature thats consistent with what you see in your nursing practice. Explain how you would know if the data are unreliable. Describe what the literature says about barriers to the implementation of evidence-based practice in addressing the problem youve defined.