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NR 439 DeVry Complete Week Assignments Package

NR 439 DeVry Complete Week Assignments Package

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NR 439 DeVry Week 3 Research Database Latest

PURPOSE

You are to locate and document research databases that relate to a significant clinical nursing issue of your choice. The research databases may be labeled as such, or may be collections of research studies and reports. You are not looking for research or articles; you are looking for new databases.

COURSE OUTCOMES

This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcome:

CO 1: Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO #7)

DUE DATE: You are to identify a total of five research databases (or collections of research-based evidence) that are relevant to a significant clinical nursing issue that is important to you. Submit the descriptions using the form provided in Course Resources to the Week 3 Dropbox by 11:59 p.m. Sunday (MT).

POINTS The assignment is worth a total of 175 points. Please see the grading rubric for details.

REQUIREMENTS

1. Choose a topic of interest to you that is a significant clinical nursing issue. Please note that the databases you identify could be useful sources of information for your Capstone project in NR451, so choose your topic thoughtfully.

2. Download the NR439_Research_Database_Form from Course Resources and type information about each database directly onto the form. Your paper does NOT need to follow APA formatting; however, you are expected to use correct grammar, spelling, syntax, and write in complete sentences.

3. Save the file by clicking Save as and adding your last name, e.g., NR439_Research Database_Smith.docx.

4. Describe your topic of interest. This is worth 15 points.

5. Locate a total of five research databases related to your topic. Each research database description is worth 30 points. You may search for these in various locations, e.g., the Internet or the CCN Library. You may NOT choose the databases that are already familiar to you –MEDLINE, PUBMED (which also indexes MEDLINE), GOOGLE SCHOLAR, and CINAHL. Instead, you are expected to expand your knowledge of evidence-based sources. Places to help you begin include your textbook, which lists databases and websites that report research. The Chamberlain online library (http://library.chamberlain.edu) gives you access to several databases and provide tutorials for searching. Government sites such as those at the National Institutes of Health offer collections of research on a variety of subjects. The key to choosing the databases is that each contains research-based evidence that also pertains to your topic of interest. Again you are looking for new databases to use in the future and not articles related to your nursing clinical issue.

6. Review each database to gather information to create a description for the assignment. Each description must:

a. identify the title of the research database;

b. describe the location of the research database in a way that a reader could find it. This should be the URL. This URL should take you to the home page of the database.

c. name owner or publisher of the source;

d. describe the research database. This must be in your own words and not copied and pasted from the original source. Include the purpose of the database and the subject matter it covers. This may be two to three sentences; and

e. explain how the research found in the database relates to your topic of interest. This may be a two or three sentences.

7. Submit to the Research Database basket in the Dropbox by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday at the end of Week 3. Please post question about this paper in the Q & A Forum.

EXAMPLE

The following is an example of a description for JBI:

Title of Database: Joanna Briggs Institute for Evidence-Based Nursing and Midwifery

Location of Database (URL): www.joannabriggs.edu.au

Owner or publisher of Database: Joanna Briggs Institute for Evidence-Based Nursing and Midwifery (JBI)

Describe (in your own words) the research database or collection of research including the purpose and the subject matter it covers:

The Joanna Briggs Institute is an international not-for-profit Research and Development Organization that provides evidence-based resources for healthcare professionals in nursing, midwifery, medicine, and allied health. Those with membership are able to obtain evidence-based practice information from systematic reviews, evaluation reports, electronic journals, best-practice information, and consumer healthcare information.

Explain how the source relates to your topic of interest:

JBI is relevant to my topic of interest because it provides reports, systematic reviews, and journal articles, and best-practice information on current issues in healthcare. Hospital readmissions are a major issue in healthcare. The database had several resources addressing the problem of hospital readmissions and identifying strategies for improvement?

Research Database Assignment Form

Type your answers to the following questions using complete sentences and correct grammar, spelling, and syntax. Click Save as and save the file with your last name and assignment, e.g., NR439_Research_Database_Smith. Submit to the Research Database basket in the Dropbox by11:59 p.m. MT Sunday at the end of Week 3. The guidelines and grading rubric for this assignment may be found in Course Resources.

Name:[replace this text with your name]

Describe briefly your topic of interest/research question(15 possible points):

#1 Database (or collection)

(30 possible points):

Title of Database:

Location of Database (URL):

Owner or publisher of Database:

Describe (in your own words) the research database or collection of research including the purpose and the subject matter it covers:

Explain how the database relates to your topic of interest/question:

#2 Database (or collection)

(30 possible points):

Title of Database:

Location of Database (URL):

Owner or publisher of Database:

Describe (in your own words) the research database or collection of research including the purpose and the subject matter it covers:

Explain how the database relates to your topic of interest/question:

#3 Database (or collection)

(30 possible points):

Title of Database:

Location of Database (URL):

Owner or publisher of Database:

Describe (in your own words) the research database or collection of research including the purpose and the subject matter it covers:

Explain how the database relates to your topic of interest/question:

#4 Database (or collection)

(30 possible points):

Title of Database:

Location of Database (URL):

Owner or publisher of Database:

Describe (in your own words) the research database or collection of research including the purpose and the subject matter it covers:

Explain how the database relates to your topic of interest/question:

#5 Database (or collection)

(30 possible points):

Title of Database:

Location of Database (URL):

Owner or publisher of Database:

Describe (in your own words) the research database or collection of research including the purpose and the subject matter it covers:

Explain how the database relates to your topic of interest/question:

NR 439 DeVry Week 5 Reading Research Literature Latest

Reading Research Literature

PURPOSE

The student will read research literature to determine the research purpose, question, design, population, sample, limitations, data collection and analysis.

COURSE OUTCOMES

This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

CO 2: Apply research principles to the interpretation of the content of published research studies. (PO #4 and8)

CO 4: Evaluate published nursing research for credibility and lab significance related to evidence-based practice. (PO #4 and8)

POINTS: This assignment is worth 225 points.

DUE DATE: Submit to the Reading Research Literature assignment in the Dropbox by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday at the end of Week 5.

REQUIREMENTS

1. Download the research articles from the Chamberlain library.

Retrieve the following research articles: Make sure you are viewing the full text PDF. If you view the article in HTML format, you may not be able to see the tables and figures that are referenced in the questions. Please see the Syllabus for a link to the articles.

George, S., & Thomas, S. (2010). Lived experience of diabetes among older, rural people. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66(5), 1092-1100.

Hunt, C., Sanderson, B., Ellison, K., (2014). Support for diabetes using technology: A pilot study to improve self-management. MedSurg Nursing, 23(4), 231-237.

2. Download NR439_RRL_form and type answers to the questions directly onto the form. Your paper does NOT need to follow APA formatting; however, you are expected to use correct grammar, spelling, syntax, and write in complete sentences.

3. Save the file by clicking Save as and adding your last name, e.g., NR439_RRL_Smith.docx.

4. Watch the video on how to complete this assignment. The link may be found on the Week 5 Assignments page.

5. Submit to the Week 5 Reading Research Literature basket in the Dropbox by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday at the end of Week 5. Please post questions about this paper in the Week 5Q&A Forum.

Reading Research Literature – Week 5

Type your answers to the following questions using complete sentences and correct grammar, spelling, and syntax. Click Save as and save the file with your last name and assignment, e.g., NR439_RRL_Smith.Submit to the Week 5 RRL basket in the Dropbox by11:59 pm MT Sunday at the end of Week 5. The guidelines and grading rubric for this assignment may be found in Course Resources.

Title: RRL

Name:[replace this text with your name]

The following questions pertain to:

George, S., & Thomas, S. (2010). Lived experience of diabetes among older, rural people. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66(5), 1092-1100.

1) What is the purpose of this research?

2) What is the research question (or questions)? This may be implicit or explicit.

3) Did the authors describe the research design of this study? If so, give a description.

4) Describe the population (sample) for this study.

5) Was the sample adequate for the research design that was selected?

6) Describe the data collection procedure.

7) How were the data analyzed after collection?

8) Discuss the limitations found in the study.

9) Discuss the authors’ conclusions. Do you feel these conclusions are based on the data that they collected?

10) How does this advance knowledge in the field?

The following questions pertain to:

Hunt, C., Sanderson, B., Ellison, K., (2014). Support for diabetes using technology: A pilot study to improve self-management. MedSurgNursing,23(4), 231-237.

11) What is the purpose of this research?

12) What is the research question (or questions)? This may be implicit or explicit. 13) Did the authors describe the research design of this study? If so, give a description.

14) Describe the population (sample) for this study.

15) Was the sample adequate for the research design that was selected?

16) Describe the data collection procedure.

17) How were the data analyzed?

18) Discuss the limitations found in the study?

19) Discuss the authors’ conclusions. Do you feel these conclusions are based on the data that they collected?

20) How does this advance knowledge in the field.

NR 439 DeVry Week 6 Research Article Review Latest

Research Article Critique:

Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is for the student to learn to examine, analyze, critique, and summarize an original research article. Student is to select an article from a list located in Course Resources. There is a choice of articles from which you must choose ONE to complete this assignment.

Course Outcomes

Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to meet the following course outcomes:

CO1: Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO #7)

CO2: Apply research principles to the interpretation of the content of published research studies. (POs #4 and 8)

CO4: Evaluate published nursing research for credibility and lab significance related to evidence-based practice. (POs #4 and 8)

CO5: Recognize the role of research findings in evidence-based practice. (POs #7 and 8)

Points

The assignment is worth a total of 200 points.

Due Date You are to submit your paper to the Week 6 Research Article Review Dropbox by Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 6.

Requirements

Through this assignment, the student will:

1. Critique a peer-reviewed study, and in your own words, describe the research question, sample, design of study, data collection method, findings, and limitations of each. (CO 1, CO2,)

2. Summarize the research article and evaluate the significance to nursing. Do not just quote the author’s words. Paraphrase the information. (CO 4, CO5).

Guidelines to writing the Paper

1. Course Resources lists articles from which you are to select ONE to analyze.

2. Retrieve the full-text version of the article from the library. Read it thoroughly.

Introduction (one paragraph): The introduction should be interesting and capture the reader’s attention.

Provide a brief description of the research article to be discussed.

Discuss the purpose of your paper. The purpose statement of the paper should relate to the research article reviewed and the implications that it has to evidence based nursing practice.

You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words

4. Describe the research question for this study in a paragraph.

Describe the research in greater detail.

Include your observations about this question.

Discuss events or trends that could have affected this question.

You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words

5. Describe the research design of this study, and in your own words discuss the design.

a. Discuss the research design of the study.

b. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the type of design and hypothesize why the author utilized the design as opposed to others.

c. You will need to summarize the information from the article in your own words

6. Describe the sample.

a. Briefly describe the sample size used for this study

b. Make a judgment as to whether the sample size was adequate and defend your answer.

c. Describe the number or participants and determine if the number of participants was adequate compared to the research question and the intent of the study.

d. Are these numbers adequate? Discuss gaps in that you identified.

e. You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words

7. Describe the data collection method(s)’

a. Who collected the data?

b. What tools were used?

c. What were the ethical considerations addressed and discuss gaps you identified.

d. You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words

8. Describe the limitations of the study.

a. Identify the limitations within the study

b. Describe how the limitations could be overcome in subsequent studies

c. Comment on why limitations are important to list and discuss within a study

d. You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words

9. Describe the findings reported in the study.

a. Describe the findings reported in the study

b. Discuss whether the findings of the study answered the research question posed within the study

c. Discuss the credibility of the findings

d. If the findings do not support the research question posed within the study, what do you believe is the reason?

e. You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words

10. Summary

a. Summarize important points from the body of your paper including the key components of the paper.

b. Include a statement about the research question and the findings.

c. Discuss the probability of implementation into practice. Based on these findings, is the evidence that you found on your topic strong enough to suggest a change in practice, or an idea for practice?

End with a concluding statement.

11. Citations and References must be included to support the information within each topic area. Refer to the APA manual, Chapter 7, for examples of proper reference format. In-text citations are to be noted for all information contained in your paper that is not your original idea or thought. Ask yourself, “How do I know this?” and then cite the source.

Reference Page: The Reference Page should start on a new page (insert a page break). All references should be cited within the body of the paper as (Author, year) and the full reference should be included in APA format on the reference page. A url link alone is not an adequate reference. See the APA Guidelines in Course Resources for examples of properly formatted references.

Research Article Review – Week 6

Article List Directions

The purpose of this assignment is for the student to learn to assimilate, analyze, critique, and summarize an original research article.

You are to select ONE article from the following list to complete this assignment. Look at the titles and browse the selections to find a topic that is of most interest to you. You can retrieve the articles from the Chamberlain library by clicking on the Permalink.

Beal, C. C. (2015). Stroke education needs of African American women. Public Health Nursing, 32(1), 24- 33. doi:10.1111/phn.12158 (10 pages)

Permalink:http://proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=her&AN=100669199&site=eds-live

Hairr, D. C., Salisbury, H., Johannsson, M., & Redfern-Vance, N. (2014). Nurse staffing and the relationship to job satisfaction and retention. Nursing Economic$, 32(3), 142-147. (6pages)

Permalink: http://proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rzh&AN=107863268&site=eds-live

Tussey, C. M., Botsios, E., Gerkin, R. D., Kelly, L. A., Gamez, J., &Mensik, J. (2015). Reducing length of labor and cesarean surgery rate using a peanut ball for women laboring with an epidural. Journal of Perinatal Education, 24(1), 16-24 doi:10.1891/1058-1243.24.1.16 (9 pages)

Permalink: http://proxy.chamberlain.edu:8080/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rzh&AN=107772608&site=eds-live

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