DNP 810 Evidence-based Practice for Quality Improvement

Module 5 Assignment


There are two assignments for this section.


Write a 3-4 page essay (the page limit does not include title and reference pages) for Assignment 1 in this Module below addressing each of the following points/questions.

Prepare your document using the APA 6th edition format, using the 12-point Times New Roman font and formatted with one-inch margins.

Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point.

Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. The headings should follow APA format. This is a guide to formulating headings in APA format:

Support your ideas with at least three (3) citations other than your textbook (you may also cite your textbook = 4 citations minimum) in your essay.

Make sure to reference the citations using the APA writing style for the essay.

The cover page and reference page do not count towards the minimum word amount.

You will need Microsoft Word or a compatible word processing application to complete this assignment.

Save your work as ” Firstinitial.lastname-coursenumber-modulenumber” in the .doc or .docx file format, e.g. J.Smith-N000-1.docx.

1. Assignment 1:

Write a 3-4 page essay (the page limit does not include title and reference pages) outlining the steps of conducting a qualitative research.

Describe the Research Problem and Question

Describe the Review of Literature

Explain the design

Outline the sample selection

Explain data collection for Qualitative Research

Explain data analysis in Qualitative Research

Explain reporting the results of a qualitative study

2. Assignment 2:

Begin working on an abstract based on your scholarly project and your review of literature from Modules 1 and 3 by following these instructions:

Prepare an abstract that will describe your DNP project as if it was complete and you were submitting your abstract for peer review for a poster/paper presentation to a professional audience.

Complete the sample abstract submission materials for a national conference as if you were going to submit your scholarly work. Follow the Southern Nursing Research Society Abstract Submissions Guidelines as a guide for your abstract.

You will submit your abstract in Module 6 and will also use this work to create a poster presentation in Module 8.