Week 1 discussion Understanding Nursing Research, Ch . 1, 5 Read the following from Understanding…
Week 1 discussion
Understanding Nursing Research, Ch. 1, 5
Read the following from Understanding Nursing Research:
Ch. 1: Introduction to Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Ch. 5: Research Problems, Purposes, and Hypotheses
When Should We Change Our Clinical Practice Based on the Results of a Clinical Study? Searching for Evidence: PICOS and PubMed
Read “When Should We Change Our Clinical Practice Based on the Results of a Clinical Study? Searching for Evidence: PICOS and PubMed” from this week's Electronic Reserve Readings.
Note: This is the first article in a three-part series that discusses the research process. Each article builds on the one before and correlates to the topics in the course.
Research Questions, Hypotheses and Objectives
Read “Research Questions, Hypotheses and Objectives” from this week's Electronic Reserve Readings.
There are tutorials to help familiarize you with the available research resources in the University Library.
Watch the two research tutorials: Advanced Research and Advanced Research Methods:
Access the University Library video tutorials center.
Click the Library Overview button at the top of the screen.
PICO Format Research Questions
Formulating a research question is the most important and challenging part of research. In this activity, we will revisit the PICO format used to develop research questions in NSG/302: Professional Contemporary Nursing Role and Practice.
Search the Internet for the University of Illinois Evidence Based Medicine resources and explore the PICO resources.
Click the Exploration tab to read about PICOS elements on page 423 of Understanding Nursing Research.
Watch the four researcher profiles from LabTV to see what compels them to advance nursing research and some key functions of their daily work.
As you watch, reflect on your areas of interest and think of how you could apply your skills as a researcher to better understand them.
Quantitative and Qualitative Research Approaches
Short presentation on research approaches
Please view the video on quantitative and qualitative research. It does contain sound so please have your speakers turned on.
Questions and Hypotheses
A short presentation on questions and hypotheses. It does contain sounds so please have your speakers turned on.
Hello to all. After viewing the presentation and reading the information in chapter 5, particularly the tables addressing quantitative research topics, problems, and purposes and qualitative research topics, problems and purposes, discuss the similarities and differences of the topics, problems and purposes of these two approaches to investigating phenomena of interest to the practicing nurse.