Effectiveness of Nurse Practitioner Training in Early Detection of Substance Abuse in Older Adults

Week 5 PICOT Question State your PICOt question here. Use the elements of the PICOT in separate sections below to describe each component. • Population

Provide the description of the targeted population. Intervention

Describe your evidence-based intervention.

Comparison

What is currently happening?

Outcomes

List at least two (2) measurable outcomes.

time

Effectiveness of Nurse Practitioner Training in Early Detection of Substance Abuse in Older Adults PICOT

What duration of the study for the project? (e.g., usually 6 months or 3 months) Population(P): Intervention (I): Comparison (C): Outcomes (O): Time (t): (Note: targeted population older adults 65 years and older)

Week 6 P (Target Population) [100 words] Address the following questions/bullets in completing this section:

Who is your target population?

Describe your population, i.e., age, ethnicity, gender, condition/diagnosis, etc.?

Describe the setting where this project be implemented? Note: Setting Medical offices and Home visits Week 7 I (Intervention) [ 200 words]

Address the following questions/bullets in completing this section:

What are you planning to investigate or implement as a policy/process or program?

What are you doing that is different than what is currently happening?

List 2-3 potential actions that will be applied in this practice change. NOTE: Be very specific in your description. 5 References within five years