Nur 3643 Critical Appraisal of Quantitative Research
For your initial post, select one current nursing quantitative research article that may be translated into evidence-based practice. Review the article and complete the worksheet provided. Your analysis will include the required elements of the research process. Identify the steps or elements of the study. Determine the strengths and limitations of the research study including the components of rigor. Evaluate the credibility and meaning of the study findings. Attach the completed worksheet to your initial discussion post.
Module 04 Discussion Worksheet x
Competency: Compare research methodologies
Review the article that you selected and complete the following analysis. Be sure to include the permalink for the article you selected.
What is the identified research problem? Does the author include the significance and background of the problem?
Did the author clearly articulate the research purpose? What was the purpose of the research?
Identify the study methodology.
Did the article include a relevant review of the literature? Explain.
Describe the theoretical framework for the research study?
What are the research objectives, questions, hypotheses, and procedures identified in the article?
Describe the results of the study along with identified strengths and limitations.Include appropriate terms for rigor in quantitative research
Discuss the findings including relevancy to clinical practice.
Permalink for the article selected.
Replies to Classmates:
Review the quantitative articles selected by a minimum of two classmates. Access the article through the permalink provided in the worksheet.
Describe one area of the critical appraisal you found incomplete including a supporting rationale
Describe one area of the critical appraisal which provided new knowledge.
Describe the new knowledge gained including how you will apply in future critical appraisals of research.
How to read an article
Where do I find permanent links?
How do I find quantitative nursing articles?
How do I find articles about nursing best practices?
SON Research Guide
Please make your initial post by midweek, and respond to at least two other student’s post by the end of the week. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.