Describe your search strategy, as follows:
Which databases and websites did you search?
Which search terms did you use?
How many articles and research studies did you find?
What were the inclusion and exclusion criteria?
Explain how you integrated the characteristics of organizations similar to your prospective practicum site into your search, as follows, including the type of organization, setting, and populations served:
Which characteristics were included in your search terms?
Which characteristics were used to define inclusion and exclusion criteria?
How did you identify and review results that included these characteristics?
Describe the three significant challenges you identified, faced by organizations with characteristics similar to your prospective practicum site and populations served, as follows:
Are the challenges you identified in the literature currently occurring in these types of settings, sites, and populations?
How can you tell?
Is the evidence you found to support the challenges the most timely and relevant?
How do you know?
How could you prove it?
How might the evidence you found be related to or reflect existing scenarios at your prospective practicum site?
Discuss ways you could refine your search strategy to find evidence of significant challenges faced specifically by your prospective practicum site, as follows:
Which different or additional authoritative sources might you search?
From which sources could you find actual performance measures for a prospective practicum site?
From which sources could you acquire information on current, specific organizational priorities, initiatives, and goals?