Assignment guidelinesIntroductionFormulate an important clinical question (see above) -Develop a searchable, answerablequestion relating to the topic of interest using PICOT. Identifies population of interest (P),issue or intervention of focus (I), the context of interest or comparison (C), and theanticipated/desired outcome (O), within the question. Clearly articulate each element of thequestion.
Question: Is cognitive behavioural therapy an effective intervention to decrease anxiety in adults with intellectual disabilities
Search for and collect the most relevant best evidence (within the last 10 years)
-Providespecific details of search strategy (e.g. databases/sources, key words (or variables), limiters,difficulties encountered). Details should enable the search to be replicated. Rate the qualityof evidence amassed using a hierarchy of evidence table.Critically appraise the evidence
– Provide analysis and synthesis of key pieces of evidencerelated to topic, interrogate the contribution of the evidence to answer the question raised.Present the material in a logical coherent way. Key points/themes to be presented in alogical way.Recommendations and Conclusions
-Provide clear recommendations for patients.Recommendations should be rooted in the findings of the literature and future practiceshould be based on literature reviewed. Incorporate clinical/practice expertise andpatient/family preferences (factors) or implications appraisal. Provide a clear concisesummary of the main points to conclude.Academic writing/Presentation
-Clear coherent structure overall (introduction, main body,and recommendation/conclusion) with logical development and progression of the case.Referencing technique (Harvard style of referencing) consistent with good presentationoverall (proof reading, justified text/formatting, editing, spelling and grammar).
Is cognitive behavioural therapy an effective intervention to decrease anxiety in adults with intellectual disabilities