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1 Nursing Research Asking Questions, Seeking Answers Session # 6
2 Class Objectives Discuss the nature of inquiry-asking questions. Discuss approaches to knowledge development via nursing research.Discuss the importance of using evidence-based decision-making to inform context-relevant and individualized nursing care.Identify examples of nursing research.
3 Based on the research article that you found, let’s talk about… What makes it a research article?How does it help (or not help) inform nursing practice?
4 What is the nature of nursing research? …a systematic process of inquiry contributing to nursing knowledge, practice – and ultimately to the health of patient/families/communities!
7 Evidence-based practice applying knowledge from the best available evidence in the provision of health caresources of evidence?e.g. research evidence, scientific knowledge, expert opinion – se.. P. 75 of your Potter and PerryWhat do you think are the strengths and challenges of evidence-based care?
8 Sources of Knowledge Can evidence be derived from…? 1) Empirics: The Science of Nursing2) Aesthetics: The Art of Nursing3) Personal Knowledge4) Ethics: The Moral Component5) Emancipatory Knowing: The Social, Economic, and Political componentsee p of your Potter and Perry
9 Components of research-based practice… asking the questionsconduction of studiesrights of participantsDissemination and sharing of findingsutilization in practiceSee p of your Potter and Perry
10 The challenge… Utilization!! critiquing/synthesizing dealing with change
11 Promotion of evidence and research-based practice FundingWorking environmentNursing educationRegulatory associationsNursesNursing students
12 Nursing at ‘X’: Research Conduction, Dissemination and Utilization Our mission involves:“..preparing professional nurses to engage in evidence-based practice…;…integrating innovative research programs…; and proactively influence public policy…” -thereby positively contributing to the health and well-being of individuals, groups and communities and the global community” (School of Nursing, 2009)
13 General approaches to research… Quantitativeconsiderable researcher control/statistical analysisQualitativeminimal researcher-imposed controlSee p in your Potter and Perry
14 Reading research articles AbstractIntroductionReview of the literature and theoretical frameworkMethodology (design and methods)ResultsDiscussionReferences
15 Your article: Think-share What are the main components of your study report?What research methods were used?What were the significant findings from the report?How can the findings be utilized in nursing practice?
16 Summary nature of inquiry--asking questions the importance of evidence-based decision-making in nursingapproaches to knowledge development via nursing researchexamples of nursing research