The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate your ability to critique one quantitative or qualitative nursing research article of interest from any refereed nursing journal.
Summarize and critique one research article, which meet the following criteria:
1. Original research studies, preferably published from 2013 to the present.
2. Utilize at least 5 cite sources to substantiate your findings or critique.
3. Visit American Nurses association and read the Article: “Reading and critiquing a research Article”. Then read“ The John Hopkins Nursing Evidence Practice” for suggested guidelines . This a 1-1 1/2 pages assignment using APA format (see rubric).
Content of your critique should include:
- Title Page.
- Describe the problem and purpose of the research study (This is a summary) Is the problem of the study discussed in the introduction? What is the problem statement? Is the significance of the study established in the introduction? What is the significance of this study?
- Describe the research methods, including process of data collection, sampling, and data analysis, for the research study. Identify research question, hypotheses, purpose and specific aims/objectives. Who were the subjects and or participants? What sampling approach was undertaken and why? How sample size was justified? What level of measurement was used for the variable(s)? What instrument(s) was used? How reliability and validity was established?
- Summarize the major findings and conclusions of the study
- Critique the strengths and weaknesses of the research methods. The expectation is that you also cite your textbook, when describing research methods or criteria for evaluating research.
- How this study is relevant to evidence-based practice in nursing?
- At Least five References
- Choose a nursing research article of interest from a refereed nursing journal.
- Utilize at least 5 cited sources to substantiate your findings or critique.
- Visit the following website for suggested guidelines:’
- American Nurses Association “Reading and critiquing a Research Article” @ chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/https://www.nursingworld.org/~4afdfd/globalassets/practiceandpolicy/innovation–evidence/framework-for-how-to-read-and-critique-a-research-study.pdf
- The “John Hopkins Nursing Evidence Practice” @ chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/https://www.mghpcs.org/EED_Portal/Documents/PI_EBP/Jon_Hopikins_Tools/Research_Evidence_Appraisal_Tool_fillable.pdf
- Create a 1-2 page critique.