Note: The strengths and weaknesses should be in relation to: · Design · Sampling · Data collection · Statistical analysis · Results and discussion. 5) Propose changes to improve the quality of the study capitalizing on the strengths and 6) improving on the weaknesses you identified in the study. 7) Summarize the implications for nursing practice. 8) Write a conclusion for your paper The purpose of the analysis is to help you develop a deeper understanding of the research process, to inspire you to think critically and deeply about research on a specific topic, and to strengthen your ability to integrate research findings into evidence-based nursing practice. This assignment also gives you practice in analyzing the research literature, which will support you when you begin your DNP project. Due Wednesday October 25, 2017 before midnight! Writing (5 points): Up to 5 points (20%) may be deducted for grammar and APA style errors.
- Select one of the four research articles cited in this week’s required readings (SEE ATTACHED PDF FILE).
- Review the various quantitative research designs presented in the textbook readings and research articles and discussed in the “Musings: Aligning Research Question and Methodology” media.
- Consider the research design used in your selected article. Ask yourself the following questions. Is the design appropriate for the study? Would a different design provide better results?