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Importance of Understanding Research Process As A Nurse

How important is the knowledge of the research process to you in your continued practice of nursing?

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It is very important to have knowledge of research process as a nurse after completing your BSN program. The term nursing research is defined as the "systemic, objective process of analyzing phenomena of importance to nursing." The nursing research includes all studies concerning with nursing practive, nursing education, and nursing administration. The knowledge of research process as a nurse is very important in carrying out future tasks as a health care worker. There is a great deal of nursing knowledge that have been obtained from many sources, but the most reliable and objective source of nursing knowledge is scientific research. Nursing research can consist of two types. Basic and applied research. Basic research is concerned with generating new knowledge; applied research is concerned with using knowledge to solve immediate problems.

The nursing research is usually the applied type of research. It is more likely to receive funding than basic research. The nurse must search for funding. The ...

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It is very important to have knowledge of research process as a nurse after completing your BSN program. The term nursing research is defined as the "systemic, objective process of analyzing phenomena of importance to nursing." The nursing research includes all studies concerning with nursing practive, nursing education, and nursing administration.

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