This week we learned how research designs are different and help us to objectively study nursing problems; the key is to decide which type of research and design will serve the purpose or intent to find a solution. After completing Week 4 readings and lesson, answer the following:
professors comment: Class,
In this thread, we will be discussing the two types of research designs, quantitative and qualitative. There are variations of those designs that we will discuss. The research design flows from the research question and outlines the plan for the study that will answer the research question. As mentioned, think back to your clinical nursing priority problem and evidence you located for your week 3 assignment. Describe the research design and rationale.
We will work toward our Course Outcomes:
As always, I look forward to our discussions! Paula
Houser, J. (2018). Nursing research: Reading, using, and creating evidence (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
This textbook is available as an e-book and can be accessed from the module view.
American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.