NRS 433V Topic 1 Discussion Question 1 (Two Responses)
PICOT is utilized by the health care community to identify and study nursing or medical practice problems. Consequently, PICOT examples that may provide insight into the use of the PICOT process, may not be relevant to nursing practice as they are based on a medical practice problem.
Describe the difference between a nursing practice problem and a medical practice problem. Provide one example of each. Discuss why is it important to ensure your PICOT is based on a nursing practice problem.
NRS 433V Topic 1 Discussion Question 2 (Two Responses)
Nursing research is used to study a dilemma or a problem in nursing. Examine a problem you have seen in nursing. Why should it be studied? Justify your rationale.
NRS 433V Topic 2 DQ 1 (03 Responses)
Qualitative data has been describe as voluminous and sometimes overwhelming to the researcher. In what ways could a researcher manage and organize the data?
NRS 433 Topic 2 DQ 2 (03 Respponses)
The three types of qualitative research are phenomenological, grounded theory, and ethnographic research. What are the differences and similarities between two of the three types of studies?
NRS 433V Topic 3 DQ 1 (03 Responses)
Provide examples of experimental and non-experimental research design. Contrast the levels of control applied to each.
NRS 433V Topic 3 DQ 2 (02 Responses)
Describe sampling theory and provide examples to illustrate your definition. Discuss generalizability as it applies to nursing research.
NRS 433V Topic 4 DQ 1 (02 Responses)
Compare independent variables, dependent variables, and extraneous variables. Describe two ways that researchers attempt to control extraneous variables. Support your answer with peer-reviewed articles.
NRS 433V Topic 4 DQ 2 (02 Responses0
Describe the “levels of evidence” and provide an example of the type of practice change that could result from each.
NRS 433V Topic 5 DQ 1 (02 Responses)
The theoretical foundations of qualitative and quantitative methods are very different, but many researchers believe both methods should be use in the research study to increase validity and reliability. What advantages or disadvantages do you see in using both types of methods in a nursing study? Support your answer with current evidence-based literature.
NRS 433V Topic 5 DQ 2 (05 Responses)
According to the textbook, nurses in various settings are adopting a research-base (or evidence-base) practice that incorporates research findings into their decisions and interaction with clients. How do you see this being applied in your workplace?