NURS 6110: DNP Project Development Seminar I
Tutorial: Developing Questions Using PICO (5 min.)
It's important to develop a well-structured EBP question, because the question drives the strategies used to search for evidence. To construct an answerable EBP question use the PICO format:
PICO(T): Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome, Time (optional)
Additional Handouts, Articles, and Tutorials
- Template for Asking PICO QuestionsProvides definitions and templates for the 6 types of PICO Questions.
- Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step: Asking the Clinical Question: A Key Step in Evidence-Based PracticeThis article provides background information on why the use of PICO question is important in EBP.
- How to Use the PICO Model to Develop a Clinical QuestionThis video (3 min.) will take you step by step through the process of developing a clinical question using PICO.