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1 Nursing Research Asking Questions, Seeking Answers Session # 6

2 Class Objectives Discuss the nature of inquiry- asking questions.Discuss the nature of inquiry- asking questions. Discuss approaches to knowledge development via nursing research.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.Discuss the importance of using evidence-based decision-making to inform context-relevant and individualized nursing care. Identify examples of nursing research.Identify examples of nursing research.

3  Based on the research article that you found, let’s talk about… What makes it a research article?What makes it a research article? How does it help (or not help) inform nursing practice?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!

5 Why is nursing research conducted?

6 What are the Goals of Nursing Research

7 Evidence-based practice  applying knowledge from the best available evidence in the provision of health care sources of evidence?sources of evidence?  e.g. research evidence, scientific knowledge, expert opinion – se.. P. 75 of your Potter and Perry  What 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 Nursing1) Empirics: The Science of Nursing 2) Aesthetics: The Art of Nursing2) Aesthetics: The Art of Nursing 3) Personal Knowledge3) Personal Knowledge 4) Ethics: The Moral Component4) Ethics: The Moral Component 5) Emancipatory Knowing: The Social, Economic, and Political component5) Emancipatory Knowing: The Social, Economic, and Political component  see p of your Potter and Perry

9 Components of research-based practice…  asking the questions  conduction of studies  rights of participants  Dissemination and sharing of findings  utilization in practice  See p of your Potter and Perry

10 The challenge…  Utilization!! critiquing/synthesizingcritiquing/synthesizing dealing with changedealing with change

11 Promotion of evidence and research-based practice  Funding  Working environment  Nursing education  Regulatory associations  Nurses  Nursing 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) “..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…  Quantitative  considerable researcher control/statistical analysis  Qualitative  minimal researcher-imposed control  See p in your Potter and Perry

14 Reading research articles  Abstract  Introduction  Review of the literature and theoretical framework  Methodology (design and methods)  Results  Discussion  References

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 questionsnature of inquiry--asking questions the importance of evidence-based decision-making in nursingthe importance of evidence-based decision-making in nursing approaches to knowledge development via nursing researchapproaches to knowledge development via nursing research examples of nursing researchexamples of nursing research


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