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Your capstone change project begins this week when you identify a practice issue that you believe needs to change. The practice issue must pertain to a systematic review that you must choose from a List of Approved Systematic Reviews (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. for the capstone project.

  • Choose a systematic review from the list of approved reviews based on your interests or your practice situation.
  • Formulate a significant clinical question related to the topic of the systematic review that will be the basis for your capstone change project.
  • Relate how you developed the question.
  • Describe the importance of this question to your clinical practice previously, currently, or in the future.
  • Describe what a research-practice gap is.

Week 2: The Clinical Question
List of Approved Systematic Reviews NR451 Capstone Project Directions: Please choose ONE topic and its corresponding systematic review that is of most interest to you, or most relevant to your practice. This systematic review will be the basis for your capstone project. Please refer to the guidelines for each milestone for more details. Promoting breastfeeding Sinha, B., Chowdhury, R., Sankar, M. J., Martines, J., Taneja, S., Mazumder, S., … Bhandari, N. (2015). Interventions to improve breastfeeding outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Acta Paediatrica, 104, 114-134. doi:10.1111/apa.13127. Chamberlain Library Permalink: http://proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a2h&AN=110726890&site=eds-live&scope=site Preventing central venous catheter-related infections Lai, N. M., Lai, N. A., O’Riordan, E., Chaiyakunapruk, N., Taylor, J. E., & Tan, K. (2016). Skin antisepsis for reducing central venous catheter-related infections. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (7), CD010140. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD010140.pub2. Chamberlain Library Permalink: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com.proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD010140.pub2/full Increasing health insurance coverage for vulnerable populations Jia, L., Yuan, B., Huang, F., Lu, Y., Garner, P., & Meng, Q. (2014). Strategies for expanding health insurance coverage in vulnerable populations. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (11), 1-41. CD008194. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD008194.pub3. Chamberlain Library Permalink: http://proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mdc&AN=25425010&site=eds-live&scope=site Preventing teen pregnancy and sexually-transmitted disease Mason-Jones, A. J., Sinclair, D., Mathews, C., Kagee, A., Hillman, A., & Lombard, C. (2016). School-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy in adolescents. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (11), CD006417. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD006417.pub3. Chamberlain Library Permalink: http://proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mdc&AN=27824221&site=eds-live&scope=site Reducing hospital readmissions Mistiaen, P., & Poot, E. (2006). Telephone follow-up, initiated by a hospital-based health professional, for post discharge problems in patients discharged from hospital to home. Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group. (4), CD004510. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD004510.pub3. Chamberlain Library Permalink: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com.proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD004510.pub3/full