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Assignment 2: Research Critique – Article choices
Select one of the following research articles for Assignment 2:
Underhill, M., Roper, K., Siefert, M., Boucher, J., & Berry, D. (2015). Evidence-based practice beliefs and implementation before and after an initiative to promote evidence-based nursing in an ambulatory oncology setting. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 12(2), 70-78.
Irwin, M., Bergman R., & Richards, R. (2013). The experience of implementing evidence-based practice change: A qualitative analysis. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 17(5), 544-549.
WEEK TOPICAL OUTLINE ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS Week 4Translating Research Evidence into Practice Importance of theory driven research and practice Research problems Qualitative research Quantitative research Sources of evidence Research critique Readings: Polit and Beck: Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5, and 8Recommended Reading: Coughlan, M., Cronin, P., & Ryan, F. (2007). Step-by-step guide to critiquing research. Part 1: Quantitative research. British Journal of Nursing (BJN), 16(11), 658-663. (Historic but current and relevant).Kaplan, L. (2012). Reading and critiquing a research article. American Nurse Today, 7(10). (Historic but current and relevant)Ryan, F., Coughlan, M., & Cronin, P. (2007). Step-by-step guide to critiquing research. Part 2: Qualitative research. British Journal of Nursing), 16(12), 738-744. (Historic but current and relevant).Week 4 Content: Go to Modules on the Course Menu, click, and scroll down to Week 4 content Journal Article(s):Davidson, J., Bagget, M., Zamora-Flyr, M., Giambattista, L., Lobbestael, L., Pfeiffer, J., &., Madani, C. (2017). Exploring the human emotion of feeling cared for during hospitalization. International Journal of Caring Sciences, 10(1), 1-9.Jennings, K. (2017). The Roy adaptation model: A theoretical framework for nurses providing care to individuals with anorexia nervosa. Advances in Nursing Science, 40(4), 370-383.
Assignment 2: Research Critique (12 points)Assignment Instructions: For this assignment, students will critique either a quantitative or a qualitative research article. Select one of the articles posted in Week 4 Module. Assignment Criteria:1. Select a research article provided in the Week 4 Module.2. Copy and paste the appropriate research critique grid found in Week 4 into a new Word document.3. Complete each section of the research critique grid. The “Analysis” section of the research critique grid should be specific. Use bullet points for this section and support each yes/no analysis with comments.4. Critique the article and include the strengths and weaknesses.5. The research critique grid should be added as an appendix to this paper.6. The scholarly paper should be in narrative format 2-3 pages, excluding the title, reference and appendix pages.7. Include an introductory paragraph, purpose statement, body (summary page) and a conclusion.8. Include level 1 and 2 headings to organize the paper.9. Write the paper in third person, not first person (meaning do not use ‘we’ or ‘I’) and in a scholarly manner. To clarify: I, we, you, me, our may not be used. In addition, describing yourself as the researcher or the author should not be used. 10. Include the chosen article in the reference page.11. APA format is required (attention to spelling/grammar, a title page, a reference page, and in-text citations). 12. Submit the assignment to Turnitin prior to the final submission, review the originality report, and make any needed changes.