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Nursing Research

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Department
Nursing
Course
NUR 80A/B
Professor
L.Atack
Semester
Fall

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WEEK1 Nursing ResearchTuesday October 26 20101155 PMResearchsystematic inquiry that uses rigorous methods to answer questions or solve problems ultimate goal is to develop refine and expand knowledgeNursing researchdesigned to develop evidence about issues of importance to various stakeholdersEvidencebased practice EBPuse of the best clinical evidence in making care decisionsClinical practice guidelines set out by RNAO and CNOExpected to use evidence to support careEnsure personal safety and safety of team and patientsEngage in nursing research by critiquingEvidence based medicine EBMresearch findings provided evidence that was far superior to tradition and opinions of authoritiesLogical reasoningInductivespecific to generalDeductive general to specificDependent on accuracy of info that is based uponResearch conducted within a disciplined format is the most sophisticated method of acquiring evidence and also the most reliableParadigmworldview a general perspective on the complexities of the real worldPositivistPostpositivist a reflection of a broader cultural phenomenon modernism that emphasizes the rational 1and the scientific objectiveFundamental assumption is that there is a reality outtherethat can be studied and knownAssume that nature is basically ordered and regular and that objective reality exists independent of human observationDeterminismbelief that observable facts and events are not haphazard
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