This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs).

· CO 1: Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO 7)

· CO 2: Apply research principles to the interpretation of the content of published research studies. (PO 4 & 8)

· CO 4: Evaluate published nursing research for credibility and clinical significance related to evidence-based practice. (PO 4 & 8)


You must access the following article to answer the questions:

Baker, N., Taggart, H., Nivens, A. & Tillman, P. (2015). Delirium: Why are nurses confused? MedSurg Nursing, 24(1), 15-22.  permalink (Links to an external site.)  

· Locate the literature review section. Summarize using your own words from oneof the study/literature findings. Be sure to identify which study you are summarizing.

· Discuss how the author’s review of literature (studies) supported the research purpose/problem. Share something that was interesting to you as you read through the literature review section.

· Describe one strategy that you learned that would help you create a strong literature review/search for evidence. Share your thoughts on the importance of a thorough review of the literature.