Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice

Purpose

This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs).

  • CO 1: Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO 7)
  • CO 2: Apply research principles to the interpretation of the content of published research studies. (PO 4 & 8)
  • CO 4: Evaluate published nursing research for credibility and significance related to evidence-based practice. (PO 4 & 8)
  • CO 5: Recognize the role of research findings in evidence-based practice. (PO 7 & 8)

Discussion

Application and implications for practice come from the interpretation of meaning from research findings. Communicating and using research evidence is an expectation of a BSN graduate.

  • Select and describe one of the conclusions from the required article from the Week 6 assignment that you found interesting and applicable to practice. Describe how you would apply the evidence to improve nursing practice. Explain your answer.
  • Discuss ways you would disseminate research-based evidence; how would you share with your peers? Include your thoughts on why it is important for you to be involved in communicating and applying nursing research evidence.

Grading

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Search

The required source is listed below:

 

Houser, J. (2018). Nursing research: Reading, using, and creating evidence (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

 

Friese, S. (2019). Qualitative data analysis with ATLAS. Ti. SAGE Publications Limited.

Salmona, M., & Kaczynski, D. (2016, July). Don’t blame the software: Using qualitative data analysis software successfully in doctoral research. In Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/Forum: Qualitative Social Research 17(3). Retrieved from http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/2505/4008#g61

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