nursing research

nursing research

Critical Appraisal of a Quantitative Study Assignment Guideline and Rubric


The goals of this assignment are to:

Assist students in understanding the basic process of conducting a literature review/critical appraisal.
Assist students in understanding the beginning process of conducting an evidence-based practice review.
Provide students with the beginnings of scientifically based knowledge on a selected procedure/topic related to nursing research.
Steps of the process:

Select a topic with instructor’s approval. Important because some articles that have been shown to me are not research quantitative nor qualitative research studies that have come from refereed journals.Article can be quantitative or qualitative and preferably from a nursing research journal. (Please submit article to me by end of the day on Monday because I must critique it in order to be able to evaluate your critique.)
Appraise the article critically using the guidelines provided in Chapter 12.This is the information provided in the syllabus..
Prepare a presentation to facilitate where a/the group member(s) discuss aspects of the critique. (See guidelines/questions below.)Power point is suggested because it may provide creativity and generate audience interest.
Information to include in the report (see examples on pages 433-442)

Research Problem and Purpose