NU630 Advance Nursing Research
Week 1 Discussion
Please respond to the following in one-to-two paragraphs:
Your preferred name or nickname
Your program track at Regis College
Your area of nursing practice (current or past)
Where you are currently living (you can be as general or as specific as you want to be)
Your familiarity with online learning (courses you’ve taken previously or currently online)
Your familiarity with research (courses or hands-on experience)
Your future plans for employment and/or professional goals
Hobbies, pets, family, or anything else you want to share!
DQ2 Time to Dissect Research Studies
Here is a list of five peer-reviewed nursing research journal articles on nursing research that are available through the Regis Library. Choose one of them that is of interest to you to read.
Cody, S. E., Sullivan-Bolyai, S., & Reid-Ponte, P. (2018). Making a connection: Family experiences with bedside rounds in the intensive care unit. Critical Care Nurse, 38(3), 16–26.
Cyphers, N. A., Clements, A. D., & Lindseth, G. (2017). The relationship between religiosity and health-promoting behaviors in pregnant women. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39(11), 1429–1446.
Joseph, L. (2013). A study to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on growth monitoring of children using innovative paediatric growth chart among the third year general nursing and midwifery students in a selected institute at Mangalore. International Journal of Nursing Education, 5(1), 103–106.
Scheidenhelm, S., & Reitz, O. E. (2017). Hardwiring bedside shift report. Journal of Nursing Administration, 47(3), 147–153.
Woodall, M., & DeLetter, M. (2018). Colorectal cancer: A collaborative approach to improve education and screening in a rural population. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 22(1), 69–75.
Based on the research article you read, respond to the following prompts:
What, if any, was the theoretical framework that was used by article author(s)?
Describe the framework; was it from nursing or a borrowed theory?
Describe how the framework was used to inform the research study.
How much did the researchers write about it in the journal article? For example, was it weaved throughout the paper or mentioned only in the beginning?
In your opinion, what other nursing theory might have worked with this research study? Why?