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This course is an introduction to quantitative and qualitative nursing research. It provides students with a solid foundation for the continued study of research and nursing scholarship. Students will develop an understanding of and appreciation for all phases of the research process, with an emphasis on the novice professional's role as an informed consumer of research. Students will develop skills in critiquing published studies and in making judgements about the usefulness of research for nursing practice.
CNA. (2018). Position statement : Evidence-informed decision-making and nursing practice. Also available from www.cna-aiic.ca
Steele-Moses, S.K. (2009). Developing a journal club at your institution. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 13(1), 109-112.
Probst, J. (2014). The unexpected benefits of participating in research. Canadian Nurse, 110(6), 16-17.
Yoder, L.H. (2014). Staff nurses’ use of research to facilitate evidence-based practice. AJN, 114(9), 26-38.
Review one clinical practice guideline that is of interest to you and be prepared to briefly discuss it with your peers in class. You may choose one at http://www.rnao.org or choose to use another website.
Foley, V. (2011). Evidence-based practice: Issues, paradigms, and future pathways. Nursing Forum, 46(1), 38-44.
Bryanton, J., Walsh, D., Barrett, M., & Gaudet, D. (2004). Tub bathing versus traditional sponge bathing for newborns. JOGNN, 33(6), 704-712.
Watt-Watson, J. et al. (2004). Impact of preoperative education on pain outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Pain, 109, 73-85.
Bryanton, J., Walsh, D., Barrett, M., & Gaudet, D. (2004). Tub bathing versus traditional sponge bathing for newborns. JOGNN, 33(6), 704-712. Also linked in Week 4.
Watt-Watson, J. et al. (2004). Impact of preoperative education on pain outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Pain, 109, 73-85. Also linked in Week 4.
Beck, S.T. & Watson, S. (2010). Subsequent childbirth after a previous traumatic birth. Nursing Research. 59(4), 241-249.
Hines, S. et al. (2014). The effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for cognitive dysfunction in cancer patients who have received chemotherapy: A systematic review. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 11(3), 187-193.
Swenson et al. (2015). Parents' use of praise and criticism in a sample of young children seeking mental health services. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 30(1), 49-56.
Access, read, and be prepared to discuss in class:http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/add-pregnant-women-to-draft-drug-guide-mds-1.917319
Ågård, A. S., Egerod, I., Tønnesen, E., & Lomborg, K. (2015). From spouse to caregiver and back: A grounded theory study of post-intensive care unit spousal caregiving. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(8), 1892–1903.
Burns, M. (2019). A theoretical model of spousal caregiving postintensive care. Nursing Science Quarterly, 33(2), 120-126.
Orique, Despins, Wakefield, Erdelez, & Vogelsmeier (2019). Perceptions of clinical deterioration cues among medical-surgical nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 1-11. DOI: 10.1111/jan.14038
Kiddo, D. et al. (2015). Randomized crossover trail of single use hydrophilic coated vs multiple use polyvinlchloride catheters for intermittent catheterization to determine incidence of urinary infection. The Journal of Urology, 194(1), 174-179.
Bryanton, J., Walsh, D., Barrett, M., & Gaudet, D. (2004). Tub bathing versus traditional sponge bathing for newborns. JOGNN, 33(6), 704-712. Also linked in Week 4 & 5.
Hödl, M. , Eglseer, D. & Lohrmann, C. (2019). Does Conducting a Risk Assessment Facilitate Better Care for Patients at Risk of Pressure Injuries?. Advances in Skin & Wound Care, 32(8), 365–369.