NRS 441 Grand Canyon All Week Discussions
NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 1 Discussion 1
Enter key words for your topic (from this module’s assignment) into the CINAHL database. Explore the results yielded by your search. Examine the various options and tools available on the results page to further refine your search. Discuss how you used this information to locate the most relevant information for your assignment.
NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 1 Discussion 2
Describe two techniques that you can apply to narrow or broaden a search. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each. Which approach will improve the effectiveness of your searches?
NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 1
Read “Evidence-based Practice Step by Step: Critical Appraisal of the Evidence: Part I,” and answer the questions in this topic:
What is the purpose of critical appraisal?
Discuss how you would perform critical appraisal of articles selected for your topic.
NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 2
The article “Evidence-Based Practice Step by Step: Critical Appraisal of the Evidence: Part I “provides a critical appraisal guide for appraising quantitative studies. Select one quantitative study from the research articles you have identified for your project.
Using the quantitative study you have selected, answer three of the questions listed in the critical appraisal guide in the above article.
NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 1
Describe the elements of a successful implementation plan. Discuss how you would insure these elements were communicated to the key stakeholder for the implementation plan.
NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 2
Discuss the rationale for an evaluation tool for any evidence-based change project.
NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 1
Discuss why you need to be aware of the reliability and validity of the data collection tool that you are using in quantitative research project.
NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 2
Discuss why you want to ensure the reliability and validity of the data collection tool that you are using in qualitative research project.
NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 5 Discussion 1
Discuss the rationale for a dissemination plan for a research or evidence-based project.
NRS 441 Grand Canyon Week 5 Discussion 2
Based on your experience with this course, how important is the knowledge of the research process to you in your continued practice of nursing?