nr439 week 5 and week 6 assignments 2017 may

nr439 week 5 and week 6 assignments 2017 may
Reading Research Literature

Guidelines and Grading Rubric – Week 5

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 and 8)

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

Points:This assignment isworth 225 points.

Due Date:Submit to the Reading Research Literature basket in the Dropbox by11:59 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.

Velayutham, S. G., Chandra, S. R., Bharath, S., & Shankar, R. G. (2017). Quantitative balance and gait measurement in patients with frontotemporal dementia and
Alzheimer diseases: A pilot study. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 39(2), 176-182. 203132. doi:10.4103/0253-7176.203132. Retrieved
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Pals, R. S., Hansen, U. M., Johansen, C. B., Hansen, C. S., Jørgensen, M. E., Fleischer, J., & Willaing, I. (2015). Making sense of a new technology in clinical
practice: A qualitative study of patient and physician perspectives. BMC Health Services Research, 15(1), 1-10. doi:10.1186/s12913-015-1071-1. Retrieved
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2. Download the NR439_Reading_Research_Literature_form.

3. Watch the video on how to complete this assignment at.brainshark.com/devry/vu?pi=zGCzbNjK4zHr05z0″>http://www.brainshark.com/devry/vu?pi=zGCzbNjK4zHr05z0.

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

5. Save the file by clicking Save as and adding your last name, e.g., NR439_W5_Reading_Research_Literature_Form_Smith.docx.

6. Submit to the Week 5 Reading Research Literature basket in the Dropbox by11:59 p.m. MT Sunday at the end of Week 5. Please post questions about this paper in the
Week 5 Q & A Forum.

Grading Criteria

Category

Points

%

Description

Velayutham, et al article: Question 1

10

4%

Identifies the purpose of the research article.

Question 2

10

4%

Identifies the research question implied in the study.

Question 3

10

4%

Describes the research design of the study.

Question 4

10

4%

Identifies and describes the population.

Question 5

10

4%

Was the sample approach adequate for the research design

Question 6

10

4%

Describe the data collection procedure

Question 7

10

4%

How were the data analyzed

Question 8

10

4%

Describes the limitations in the study.

Question 9

10

4%

Describes the authors’ conclusions.

Question 10

10

5%

How does this advance knowledge in the field.

Pals et al article: Question 11

10

5%

Identifies the purpose of the research article.

Question 12

10

5%

Identifies the research question implied in the study.

Question 13

10

5%

Describes the research design of the study.

Question 14

10

5%

Identifies and describes the population.

Question 15

10

5%

Was the sample approach adequate for the research design

Question 16

10

5%

Describe the data collection procedure

Question 17

10

5%

How were the data analyzed

Question 18

10

5%

Describes the limitations in the study.

Question 19

10

5%

Describes the authors’ conclusions.

Question 20

10

5%

How does this advance knowledge in the field.

Style and Writing

25

11%

Names file, includes name on paper. Writes in complete sentences with no grammar, spelling, or syntax errors.

Total

225 pts

100%

A quality assignment will meet or exceed all of the above requirements

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_Reading_Research_Literature_Smith. Submit by11:59 pm MT Sunday at the end of Week 5. The guidelines and grading rubric for this assignment
may be found on the assignment page.

Title: RRL

Name: [replace this text with your name]

The following questions pertain to:

Velayutham, S. G., Chandra, S. R., Bharath, S., & Shankar, R. G. (2017). Quantitative balance and gait measurement in patients with frontotemporal dementia and
Alzheimer diseases: A pilot study. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 39(2), 176-182. doi:10.4103/0253-7176.203132

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1) What is the purpose of this research?

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

3) Give a complete description of the research design of this study.

4) What is the population (sample) for this study.

5) Was the sample approach adequate for the research design that was selected and explain why.

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:

Pals, R. S., Hansen, U. M., Johansen, C. B., Hansen, C. S., Jørgensen, M. E., Fleischer, J., & Willaing, I. (2015). Making sense of a new technology in clinical
practice: a qualitative study of patient and physician perspectives. BMC Health Services Research, 15(1), 1-10. doi:10.1186/s12913-015-1071-1

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11)What is the purpose of this research?

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

13)Give a complete description of the research design of this study.

14)What is the population (sample) for this study?

15) Was the sample spproach adequate for the research design that was selected and explain why.

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.
week 6

Research Article Critique:

Guidelines and Grading Rubric – Week 6

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 175 points.

Due Date

You are to submit your paper to the Week 6 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

Summarize important points from the body of your paper including the key components of the paper.
Include a statement about the research question and the findings.
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 paperas (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.

NR439 Articles List for Week 6 Research Article Critique

Katon, W., Russo, J., & Gavin, A. (2014). Predictors of postpartum depression. Journal of Women’s Health (15409996), 23(9), 753-759. doi:10.1089/jwh.2014.4824. (7 p.)

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Murfet, G. O., Allen, P., & Hingston, T. J. (2014). Maternal and neonatal health outcomes following the implementation of an innovative model of nurse practitioner-led
care for diabetes in pregnancy. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70(5), 1150-1163. doi:10.1111/jan.12277. (14 p.)

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Stavrianopoulos, T. (2016). Impact of a nurses-led telephone Intervention program on the quality of life in patients with heart failure in a district hospital of
Greece. Health Science Journal, 10(4), 1.

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