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NUR494 Research & Theory in Clinical Practice: Your Assignments

Resources for your research proposal, critique, and poster presentation.

Your Assignments

Research Proposal:  Use of Literature

Each student researches and finds six (6) articles pertaining to overall subject--Two (2) of these articles will be used for the brief literature critiques.

  • The group now will have approximately 20-25 articles (some of the original six might be duplicative).  Articles will be a mix of quantitative and qualitative research articles. (Must be at least one quantitative and one qualitative article among those chosen for the project.)
  • As a group decide which articles BEST serve to support your research question and choose SIX to provide a foundation of science on which to build your proposal.
  • A reference page, using APA format, is to be included in the final poster presentation including at least six articles (more is fine), with the supporting information identified.

Critique:  Use of Literature

  • Each student will research and find articles pertaining to a topic of interest to them approved by Dr. Pyle.
  • From the six (6) articles that you have brought to your group to support your research proposal, you will choose one (1) article that is current, no more than seven (7) years old
  • These articles must be a form of research article that is from a peer-reviewed journal.
  • The critique assignment is lengthy, so make sure the article is one that is of interest, is well written, not just a short/easy article. 

Critiquing Resources