NURS6640 Week 3 assignment latest 2018 Week 3 assignment Assignment 1: Applying Current Literature to Clinical Practice
Literature in psychotherapy differs from other areas of
clinical practice. Generally, there are no clinical trials in psychotherapy
because it is often neither appropriate nor ethical to have controls in
psychotherapy research. This sometimes makes it more difficult to translate
research findings into practice. In your role, however, you must be able to
synthesize current literature and apply it to your own clients. For this
Assignment, you begin practicing this skill by examining current literature on psychodynamic
therapy and considering how it might translate into your own clinical practice.
Evaluate the application of current literature to clinical
Review this week’s Learning Resources and reflect on the
insights they provide.
Select one of the psychodynamic therapy articles from the
Learning Resources to evaluate for this Assignment.
Note: In nursing practice, it is not uncommon to review
current literature and share findings with your colleagues. Approach this
Assignment as though you were presenting the information to your colleagues.
In a 5- to 10-slide PowerPoint presentation, address the
Provide an overview of the article you selected.
What population is under consideration?
What was the specific intervention that was used? Is this a
new intervention or one that was already used?
What were the author’s claims?
Explain the findings/outcomes of the study in the article.
Include whether this will translate into practice with your own clients. If so,
how? If not, why?
Explain whether the limitations of the study might impact
your ability to use the findings/outcomes presented in the article. Support
your position with evidence-based literature.
Note: The presentation should be 5–10 slides, not including
the title and reference slides. Include presenter notes (no more than ½ page
per slide) and use tables and/or diagrams where appropriate. Be sure to support
your work with specific citations from the article you selected. Support your
approach with evidence-based literature.
By Day 7
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