While the implementation plan prepares students to apply their research to the
problem or issue they have identified for their capstone change proposal project,
the literature review enables students to map out and move into the active planning
and development stages of the project.
A literature review analyzes how current research supports the PICOT, as well as
identifies what is known and what is not known in the evidence. Students will use
the information from the earlier PICOT Statement Paper and Literature Evaluation
Table assignments to develop a 750-1,000 word review that includes the following
1. Title page
2. Introduction section
3. A comparison of research questions
4. A comparison of sample populations
5. A comparison of the limitations of the study
6. A conclusion section, incorporating recommendations for further research
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the
assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center.