Introduction to research in Nursing
2. nature and scope
4. problem solving versus nursing process
5. research and problem solving
Research as a scientific approach
1. Characteristics of research
2. Criteria for choice of research problem
3. seatwork and library search for individual research problem of interest.
1. Ethics in Research
1.1 ethical principles and guidelines in research making
2. Trends in nursing research
2.1 nursing research constraints
3. Roles of nurses in Research
4. Hallmarks and qualities of a good nurse researcher
Sources of nursing research problems
2. Formulation of the research problem (individual)
2.1 guideposts in determining a researchable problem
2.2 criteria for choosing research problem for scientific inquiry
2.3 characteristics of a researchable research problem
3. Actual formulation of a research problem.
1.Basic components of nursing research (chapter 1)
1.1 title of the study
1.3 statement of the problem
1.4 research variables
2. Actual formulation of the above components per group.
1. Basic components of research
1.1 purpose of the study
1.2 theoretical framework and research paradigm
1.3 significance of the study
1.4 scope and delimitation.
1. Actual drafting of the group’s title of the study and statements of the problem
2. Actual identification of the group’s research variables
3. Composition of the significance of the study and scope and delimitations
1. Theoretical Framework and Research Paradigm
1.1 definition of theory
1.4 conceptual paradigm
1.5 conceptual models
2. Research and theory
2.1 purposes of theories in research
2.2 developing a theory
2.3 evaluating a theory
2.4 importance of theory to nursing practice.
Hypothesis in Quantitative Research
1.1 guidelines in formulating research hypotheses
1.2 purposes of hypotheses
1.6 research and statistical hypotheses
1.7 statement of hypotheses.
1.Research methodology and Design
a. Research design
b. experimental research
c. non -experimental
2. Types of research data
3. Quantitative and Qualitative research design
1. Population and sample
1.1 guideposts on the Sampling procedure
1.2 specific population types
1.3 steps in sampling
1.4 types of sampling
1.5 reason for sampling study subjects.
Actual output of the proposal of research study per group with complete data.