Determining the Credibility of Evidence and Resources

Develop a 2-4-page scholarly paper in which you describe a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis, and then identify and analyze credible evidence that could be used as the basis for applying EBP to the issue.
• A personal practice experience in which a sentinel event occurred.
Sentinel Event: a patient safety event that results in death, permanent harm, or severe temporary harm.
• Explain the criteria that should be used when determining the credibility of journal articles as well as websites.
• Support your explanations with references to the literature or research articles that describe criteria that should be used to determine credibility.

Be sure to address the following in this assessment, which correspond to the grading criteria in the scoring guide:
• Describe a quality or safety issue, or a chosen diagnosis, that could benefit from an evidence-based approach.
• Explain criteria that should be considered when determining credibility of resources such as journal articles and websites.

Sample Solution