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Nursing Research Methods

Barriers or challenges to research utilization.

Discuss some of the barriers or challenges to research utilization that exists in your work setting or practice. In addition, discuss what the advantages would be for using a research-based approach to problem resolution in your organization/practice.

External Forces in Nursing and Healthcare Organizations

What external forces affect nursing and health care organizations? How does the external environment affect strategic management in the health care industry? How might changes in the external environment alter strategic initiatives? How might factors of the external environment shape a consensus or create conflict be

Concept analysis to examine the concept of nursing

Nursing as a science and an art has a unique perspective on patient interaction, as opposed to the profession of medicine. In performing a concept analysis, examine the attributes and activities that make nursing a unique profession from the perspectives of a doctoral prepared Nurse researcher; Nurse educator and Nurse Practitio

Evidence-Based Nursing

What are some differences and commonalities between nursing research and evidence-based nursing practices? What is the advanced practice nursing role in evidence-based nursing?

Critical Thinking for Health Care Professionals

Suppose that you work as a charge nurse in the labor and delivery department at a hospital. One of the nurses under your supervision claims that some nurses do not receive adequate training to deliver babies. She also asserts that there are not enough nurses working each shift to handle the number of mothers entering the labor

Nursing Research

A. What are the three most common quantitative research designs? What are some potential research questions that would be used in each type of design? B. What is the difference between cross-sectional and longitudinal designs?

Nursing Research Types

1) The three types of qualitative research are phenomenological, grounded theory, and ethnographic research. What are the differences and similarities between the three types of studies? 2) Qualitative data has been described as voluminous and sometimes overwhelming to the researcher. In what ways could a researcher manage an

Identify and evaluate three nursing leadership theories.

Identify and evaluate three nursing leadership theories that can be used to guide the nursing leadership role in complex organizations based on standards of excellence. What makes the three you chose most useful in practice? Please cite peer reviewed resources.

Allocating resources

Justify allocating resources for these initiatives in order to obtain Magnet status. 1.Converting all current policies and procedures for the organization to evidence based policies and procedures. 2. Establishing a nursing council with representatives from each unit to participate in shared decision-making and development

Observational-Qualitative research

Observational research often provides the foundation for further exploration of a topic. It is frequently used when conducting a preliminary research study to better describe a problem. Many researchers conduct observational studies that then lead to more in depth and larger experimental projects. It is an important form of qual

Learning strategies are briefly explicated.

Please use one reference. Which learning strategies -- reflective journaling, literature search, meetings, interviews, workshops, shadowing, and working with a mentor -- do you think are the most valuable for your practicum and why? Would you apply the strategies in a certain sequence? If so, what would it be and why?

Articles on Childhood Asthma

Identify a research topic that you intend to investigate and write about as an evidence-based practice report Project Topic such as COPD, Asthma, Cancer or other health topics) ii) Create a list of at least 5-8 references (at least 4 must be primary research from peer-reviewed journals) on your topic of interest. iii) Create a

Analysis of quantitative research is achieved.

I am having problems trying to identify 2 threats to internal validity and external validity of the study design of this research article. I am also trying to determine what the extraneous variables of the study are and what measures were used to control them for this research article.

Scientific Method

Discuss the scientific method. What are its key components? How was this method developed and is it something that can be realistically used in everyday life?

Switching to Computer-Based Medical Records

As an advocate for the switch to computer-based medical records. Your boss has asked you to address the following information: How electronic health records help practices offer better options for Continuity Communication Coordination Accountability What information will the EHRs include? Although you are an

Nursing documentation help

Give several examples or explain. This is a nurse working in same day surgery area caring for veterans.