The Practice of Nursing Research, Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th Edition

The Practice of Nursing Research

7th Edition Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence

By Susan K. Grove, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, Professor, College of Nursing, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas; Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Practice, Grand Prairie, Texas; Nancy Burns, PhD, RN, FCN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas; Faith Community Nurse, St. Matthew Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Burleson, Texas and Jennifer R. Gray, PhD, RN, FAAN, George W. and Hazel M. Jay Professor, College of Nursing; Associate Dean and Chair, Department of MSN Administration, Education, and PhD Programs, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

Unit One. Introduction to Nursing Research

1. Discovering the World of Nursing Research

2. Evolution of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

3. Introduction to Quantitative Research

4. Introduction to Qualitative Research

Unit Two. The Research Process

5. Research Problem and Purpose

6. Review of Relevant Literature

7. Frameworks

8. Objectives, Questions, Hypotheses, and Study Variables

9. Ethics in Research

10. Understanding Quantitative Research Design

11. Selecting a Quantitative Research Design

12. Qualitative Research Methodology

13. Outcomes Research

14. Intervention-Based Research

15. Sampling

16. Measurement Concepts

17. Measurement Methods Used in Developing Evidence for Practice

Unit Three. Putting It All Together for Evidence-Based Health Care

18. Critical Appraisal of Nursing Studies

19. Evidence Synthesis and Strategies for Evidence-Based Practice

Unit Four: Analyzing Data, Determining Outcomes, and Disseminating Research

 20. Collecting and Managing Data

21. Introduction to Statistical Analysis

22. Using Statistics to Describe Variables

23. Using Statistics to Examine Relationships

24. Using Statistics to Predict

25. Using Statistics to Determine Differences

26. Interpreting Research Outcomes

27. Disseminating Research Findings

Unit Five. Proposing and Seeking Funding for Research

28. Writing Research Proposals

29. Seeking Funding for Research